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'The Silver Tassie' by Sean O'Casey

The Silver Tassie is a four-act Expressionist play about the First World War, written between 1927 and 1928 by playwright, Seán O’Casey. It was O’Casey’s fourth play and attacks imperialist wars and the suffering that they cause. 391 mots de plus

Irish History

Great Villains

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Film Club Rule #643: Villainy doesn’t pay, unless you’re playing a villain in a movie or on TV.

We look at three films: Night of the Hunter, Misery, and A Face in the Crowd. 38 mots de plus

Podcasts

THE PARADINE CASE (1947): "This was, indeed, no ordinary woman."

THE PARADINE CASE (1947) – Vanguard Films – ★★1/2

B&W – 114 minutes – 1.33:1 aspect ratio

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Principal cast:  Gregory Peck  2 256 mots de plus

Alfred Hitchcock

A movie that changed my opinion about something: Night of the Hunter (1955)

“Would you like me to tell you the little story of right-hand/left-hand? The story of good and evil? H-A-T-E! It was with this left hand that old brother Cain struck the blow that laid his brother low.

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Movies

48. "The Night of the Hunter", Charles Laughton (1955)

Part of The 100 Greatest Movies I’ve Ever Seen list

The Night of the Hunter

dir. Charles Laughton scr. James Agee based on the novel by Davis Grubb  214 mots de plus

Movies

Happy 100th Birthday Robert Mitchum!: THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER (United Artists 1955)

Regular readers know I’m a big fan of Big Bob Mitchum, having covered nine of his classic films. The self-effacing Mitchum always downplayed his talents in interviews, but his easy-going, naturalistic style and uncanny ear for dialect made him one of the screen’s most watchable stars. 744 mots de plus

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Happy 100th Birthday Robert Mitchum!: THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER (United Artists 1955)

Regular readers know I’m a big fan of Big Bob Mitchum, having covered nine of his classic films. The self-effacing Mitchum always downplayed his talents in interviews, but his easy-going, naturalistic style and uncanny ear for dialect made him one of the screen’s most watchable stars. 744 mots de plus

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