We've talked before in these fora about how wonderfully Hitchcock drew out the damaged lunatic hiding within Stewart's folksy persona. And his marriage -- 57 years! And speaking of annoying stage performances, don't forget "The Metropolitan Touch. Lines around the block, a happy sight for a classic-film lover. One of the many things I love about McCrea besides how damn handsome he was:
Bob and Joan were the hot couple for the year. It's not just the multi-strand plots that make Wodehouse adaptations hard; so much of the pleasure in the books comes from the narrator's be it Bertie, Mulliner or Plum's generic voice-of-God florid exposition and editorial liberties: Roadie Indelible Ink: This always seemed to be one of the best Preston Sturges movies ever made, that Sturges had absolutely nothing to do with. He was a damn good cop in Crossfire, but unfortunately he hit TV and he turned into "father eunuch" or "doctor eunuch". For the admittedly not that many people who went to see Letter on its first release, the movie could be viewed as a study of unrequited love, cousin to a film like The Old Maid.
The Oklahoman () directed by Francis D. Lyon • Reviews, film + cast • Letterboxd
Rudolph Sternad Associate Art Direction. Bertha Priestley Fat girl. It is not at all a stretch to imagine the three of them going out to dinner and talking and laughing the night away once the film is over. But for the Divorcee, where her usual respectable married woman gets huffy and sins to prove a point, she had just the right balance of smugness, self-consciousness, and nervous energy. Arousal and delay is the psychosexual dynamic at the heart of the Tristan myth underscored literally by harmonic irresolution in Wagner and Herrmann. The Sheila Variations. Vertigo has strong roots in several Western erotic myths: