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Stage to Screen Blogathon: The Heiress (1949)

This post is part of the Stage to Screen Blogathon, hosted by Rachel’s Theatre Reviews and The Rosebud Cinema.

The 1949 film The Heiress is an adaptation of the 1947 play of the same name by Augustus and Ruth Goetz, which in turn is an adaptation of the 1880 novella Washington Square by Henry James. 1,548 more words

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Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Jean Arthur, actress (1900-1991)

Louise Dresser, actress (1879-1965)
Spring Byington, actress (1886-1971)
Marian Marsh, actress (1913-2006)
Arthur Miller, playwright & essayist (1915-2005)
Marsha Hunt, actress (1917- ) 18 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Happy Birthday Montgomery Clift

Today would have been Montgomery Clift’s 94th birthday.  His life seemed to be full of super highs and super lows and I think that makes the best life story.  300 more words

It's...Hard

I recently saw this question posed: “Which five films would you take with you to a desert island?” I’ve been contemplating what my answer to this question would be, and in formulating a list of the films that I love and that reveal more to me with each viewing, I reached a point where I could not decide which film of a particular actor I would bring with me. 3,027 more words

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Review: Plain Devil


“We’re not She Devils! We’re just Plain Devils!” – Bomber, Plain Devil

Despite threats and offers of (lots of) candy from other (perhaps more influential) groups, the only sassy sorority that I truly want to join is The Mighty Followers of Tonjia Atomic! 247 more words

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Cold Readings

Another thing about THE HEIRESS — Montgomery Clift’s first lines, spoken before we see him, are delivered in a shockingly blue-collar fifties New York tone. Very mookish. 467 more words

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