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Glenn Griffin: The Desperate Hours' Villain

In the world of movies, we can find many types of characters: good, bad, anti-heroes, people who “don’t give a damn” and so on. To celebrate the world of movie villains, Kristina from… 1,315 more words


The Desperate Hours (1955)

Three escaped convicts invade a middle class family’s home and hold them hostage.

The premise of The Desperate Hours is something that – in the right hands – could have been a tense and gripping affair full of sharp dialogue and insightful character analysis. 166 more words


Hombre (1967)

  • I’m in the mood for a Western, y’all.
  • WHAT!!! Fredric March is in this?!!
  • I semi-like the opening credits, but I wish the vintage photographs hadn’t been purposefully grained over with a canvas-esque texture.
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Design for Living (1933)

  • Let’s talk about how this was written by Ben Hecht, based on a play by Noel Coward, and was directed by Ernst Lubitsch. It also stars Miriam Hopkins, Gary Cooper, and Fredric March.
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The Best Years of Our Lives

The Best Years of Our Lives, 1946.   Samuel Goldwyn Productions, released by RKO Radio Pictures.   Starring Fredric March, Dana Andrews, Harold Russell, Myrna Loy.   Directed by William Wyler.   713 more words

Classic Movies

I Married a Witch (1942)

  • Ben Mankiewicz told us on TCM before playing the movie that Fredric March and Veronica Lake hated each other and didn’t get along while making this film, because March thought Lake was a new, talentless It Girl who’d gotten lucky in her recent success, and Lake thought March had a superiority complex.
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Film of the Book: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Two versions…

Starring Fredric March and directed by Rouben Mamoulian (1932)
Starring Spencer Tracy and directed by Victor Fleming (1941)

(I’m linking this post to the Movie Scientists Blogathon being held jointly by… 1,261 more words

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