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Lizzie (1957, Hugo Haas)

Lizzie is about lead Eleanor Parker’s struggle with multiple personality disorder. More accurately perhaps, Lizzie is about Parker’s multiple personality disorder. As a protagonist, Parker disappears fairly quickly into the film’s eighty minute runtime. 356 more words


Escape Me Never (1947)

Caryl Dubrok (Gig Young) is a young and talented composer living in Venice at the turn of the 20th century. He’s been having a sweet romance with Fenella MacLean (Eleanor Parker), an English heiress. 737 more words


Best Actress of 1950, A Race to Remember

Rather than focus on a specific performance for this year’s THE ACTORS! week in the 31 Days of Oscar Blogathon I decided to take a look back at one of the most hotly contested Best Actress races in Oscar History.   2,249 more words

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Robert Mitchum Spotlight: Home from the Hill

Thanks, everyone for the recommendations of Robert Mitchum films to explore during this winter’s festival of a star whose filmography I know too little about.  437 more words


Never Say Goodbye (1946)

lNever Say Goodbye is a lesser known, but charming Christmas movie and I think what is most fun about it is seeing Errol Flynn in a non-typical screwball mode. 1,121 more words


A Hole in the Head (1959, Frank Capra)

The first hour of A Hole in the Head is slow going. It shouldn’t be slow going, not with everything the film has going for it, but director Capra is real lazy. 720 more words


Frank Sinatra's D-I-Y Detox Program

In The Man with the Golden Arm, an irritated Kim Novak asks a drug-addled Frank Sinatra some pointed questions.

“Why should you hurt like other people hurt?” she snaps. 625 more words