She played the lead role in Forever Amber , and received positive reviews for her work in Unfaithfully Yours and A Letter to Three Wives Linda Darnell — Linda Darnell was a ravishing beauty from about the age of eleven, and always looked five or six years older than her real age. There are fundamental rules to making movies which date from the day George Eastman started selling perforated celluloid: It was the only time that she had to live up to this part of her contract, though, since she was released from it in September , most likely because the competition of television forced studios all over Hollywood to drop actors. I'm dimly aware that one of the more influential film critics of the time wasn't much of a fan Ferguson?
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She went to California and Actress Silk Stockings. Nabokov who hated Dr. She had been staying there, with friends, while preparing for a stage role. I enjoyed [killing]; the Masai gave me a shield and a spear and called me Killer Douglas. Sirk or Cukor could have done wonders. There were very few movies like this back then from Hollywood.
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She remains the only actress of whom I've bought a still photo and yes, it's one without big hair and overdone makeup. This was a beauty who could look depraved just grocery shopping or writing a thank-you note. Apropos nothing, I also once learned from a crew member who worked Lolita that when Shelley Winters defied Kubrick and refused to drop her robe for the wedding-night scene she had reportedly agreed to before signing and it was too late to replace her Kubrick became enraged; his subsequent Wyleresque cruelty to her offended James Mason and he said so, and Kubrick never fully regained control on the picture. More Stories. Dora Gray. And after you promised to lay off on the ad-hominem too.
Of course, Shamus, you could fairly infer from the above that I'm seldom invited into the real-life circles in which the Sandors revolve. Judging her performance in Sweet and Low-Down , in which she co-starred with Lynn Bari , one critic of the Los Angeles Examiner wrote, "Lynn comes off the best because she has more of a chance to shine. Petersburg Times , June 9, , p. Further hampering Darnell's career was the actress's alcoholism and weight gain. Ophuls made significant changes to Schnitzler and Zweig two writers I love and did real justice to his sources.