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Ida Lupino - Actor

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... ... Essentially a cannily observed mood piece this film concerns the situation of J.R Bonner (the hugely underrated Steve McQueen) a middle-aging champion bull rider down on his luck and returning home. Home is smalltown Prescott Arizona where Bonner a somewhat laconic loner is planning to ... Read more
" Garbage that s what we handle Garbage!" After a great deal of hard boiled noir and spirited action on RKO s studio streets Jim Wilson (Robert Ryan) a brutal big city cop spits these words out to his partner is confronted by his captain (Ed Begley) told he is at breaking point and transferred ... Read more
... ... One of Don Siegel's best early efforts along with his other "numbered" films of the same year Riot in Cell Block 11 this taut noir shares with Riot the building ineluctable logic of an out of control event-two cops on the downward spiral of corruption betrayal and guilt. ... ... ... One ... Read more
... ... Jean Negulesco's potent melodrama opens with a credit sequence that introduces the titular setting and swings into high gear when gravel voiced Lily Stevens (Ida Lupino) arrives to sing torch songs at the dive owned by Jefty (Richard Widmark) and run by Pete (Cornel Wilde). Jefty is smitten ... Read more
... ... Consumingly ambitious Helen Chernen in Vincent Sherman's The Hard Way is widely acknowledged as Ida Lupino's crowning performance in an impressive mid-career of portraying emotionally intense often darkly driven women. Her crucial participation in this quintessential 40's Warners melodrama ... Read more
... ... Known for his intuitive direction and sheer physical artistry in the realm of action cinema, Raoul Walsh's forays into other genres were largely undervalued. A magnificent and moody |azz infused melodrama The Man I Love is arguably an overlooked masterwork. ... ... ... Petey Brown (Ida ... Read more
" Picture a woman looking at a picture" Movie great of another time once brilliant star in a firmament no longer a part of the sky eclipsed by the movement of earth and time. Barbara Jean Trenton whose world is a projection room whose dreams are made out of celluloid " Not true to life yet a ... Read more
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