Kyle, aka hlywdkjk, better known as Kyle in Hollywood, was a devoted fan of classic film. Kyle was a lifelong advocate for classic film, and he is deeply missed within the TCM community and beyond. By Dommy , March 25, in General Discussions. Lucille Ball's problem is that she was not musically inclined, and when she went to MGM, they tried to put her in musicals, and she bombed. Ann Sheridan proved she was adept in many genres, including musicals. If you think about it, Ann Sheridan could do action adventure yarns, westerns, comedies, family dramas, musicals, noir and melodramas-- the whole range-- with ease.
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Once the U. Many of these films, retrospectively identified by European critics as noir, were unsentimental tragedies, in which even the smallest errors of judgement can lead to earthly damnation. Much of the time, the world in these films, heavily swathed in shadow, is revealed by the end to be much brighter than it appears, but in more than a few cases, the stories are even darker than the shadows. Before Billy Wilder perfected the acerbic lightness of touch for which he is best remembered, he was one of several exiled European directors who gravitated towards noir. After great success with the influential, deadly romance of Double Indemnity , and his Oscar-winning portrait of alcoholism in The Lost Weekend , Wilder left the genre behind with Ace in the Hole , his darkest film. Kirk Douglas stars as Chuck Tatum, a reporter run out of New York by scandal, attempting to rebuild his career working for a local paper in New Mexico.
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Mary Ann Anderson's book delivers new details about legendary actress, director, and producer Ida Lupino. The woman was stunned by what she saw. The London-born entertainer came from an acting dynasty and made her film debut at age Her career spanned almost five decades, with acting appearances in 59 films alongside Humphrey Bogart, Olivia de Havilland and Errol Flynn, among others. But it was when Anderson met the thenyear-old with flowers on hand.
Humphrey Bogart. The Maltese Falcon. Picture of Beat the Devil. Yesterday we took this picture of the original Buick Phaeton that appeared in the iconic airport scene in 'Casablanca. Humphrey Bogart, , publicity shot for High Sierra.