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Hollywood recovers from rape

The performances by the principle actors in Johnny Belinda— Jane Wyman as the deaf mute Belinda, Charles Bickford as her father, and Lew Ayres as the doctor– are flawless, and the writing of their characters raises this film above the level of melodrama– or, rather, almost does.   344 more words

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SALUTE TO DRAMATIC BLACK & WHITE FILMS PART II - "JOHNNY BELINDA"

A few weeks ago, I had some major downtime in the way of a hurt back and had begrudgingly relegated myself to the recliner. Now, let me just be clear that I don’t mind vegetating in front of the TV one bit, it was just that this particular day I had A LOT to do. 738 more words

Black & White Dramatic Film