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Howard Hawks

Cesar Romero, Tyrone Power, Howard Hawks and Darryl Zanuck

Howard Hawks

Dear Media: You hung the wrong movie mogul. Louis B. Mayer was no #HarveyWeinstein

It has been a tough week. There have now been several high profile news outlets that have not only claimed Louis B. Mayer was a ‘sexual predator’ but stated it as a matter of fact, and positioned him not only as… 1,395 more words


Elia Kazan : le mur invisible ( Gentleman’s agreement, 1947, vf)


Ne pas confondre avec le film sorti en 2013

Le film de 1947 est ici en vf:


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Tout cela est bien beau , mais il semble qu’une ombre (terrifiante) « se projette sur la joie de comprendre et d’aimer, qui menace d’en restreindre l’espérance et d’en limiter l’horizon.«  423 more words



SLAVE SHIP (1937) is a uniquely horrible thing. A Hollywood drama “about” the slave trade, it has a slave ship captain as hero and no black characters of any kind. 146 more words


For the woman, the kiss! For the man, the sword!

THE AFFAIRS OF CELLINI is a very odd affair. It’s a Gregory La Cava pre-code, or thereabouts (1934, so on the cusp). The opening titles give us the sense it’s going to be a rip-roaring historical melodrama, but it’s much stranger than that — it’s a broad farce whose main jokes are about torture, murder and mutilation or the threat thereof. 360 more words