I agree with Tim, that it was a great kick for me to watch Peter Fonda come strolling up in the role in Ghost Rider. but I love Vincent Price in the Story of Mankind and enjoyed Jerry Lewis in the stage play of Damn Yankees!
I recently saw The Devil and Daniel Webster for the first time a few months ago on TCM. I have to agree with the others that Walter Huston's performance blew me away. Runner-up would be Ray Walston in Damn Yankees. My favorite non-golden age devil was Peter Cook as the mod disaffected Satan in Bedazzled.
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To view The Wedding Night click here. The Wedding Night was doomed from the start. It was producer Samuel Goldwyn’s final attempt at making the Ukrainian actress Anna Sten into a Garbo-level star, and his persistence had become something of a Hollywood joke. The Wedding Night became known around town as “Goldwyn’s Last Sten,” but […]
To view Phantom click here. It’s that time of year when Nosferatu (1922), F.W. Murnau’s interpretation of Dracula, appears on lists of recommended horror films. The oldest, existing film version of Bram Stoker’s novel, Nosferatu is likely Murnau’s most watched title. It’s eerie Expressionist style was a major influence on the American horror genre, but […]