The not-really-so-ugly Rex Harrison with the dashed lovely Peggy Cummins in ESCAPE. A few quotes/paraphrases from my telephonic chat with P.C. can be read in this week’s edition of… 29 more words
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Two Jacques Tourneur movies came out in 1957, both superb, which is remarkable because he’d had quite an up-and-down career, mostly.
NIGHTFALL, from a David Goodis novel, has some classic noir illogicality, adding to its waking nightmare feel. 423 more words
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To celebrate the Joseph L. Mankiewicz retrospective in New York, The Forgotten this week looks at a very engaging late work.
Excitingly, I had a chance to speak to Peggy Cummins on Wednesday morning. 38 more words
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Gun Crazy (1950)
Directed by Joseph H. Lewis
King Brothers Productions / United Artists
Before there was Bonnie and Clyde there was Gun Crazy. 765 more words
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some bits on They Live by Night (and Gun Crazy), cobbled together from my writing in different back issues of The Dark Pages… 693 more words
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