Come to movie business rather by accident, his career on screen finally reached from the late 20s to the 80s – he actually never retired. Well deserved he received an Oscar for his impressive performance in „The Lost Weekend“, yet this was already the 65th(!) picture he made. Without doubt Ray Milland belongs to the row of actors, who had their share in the fact, that Hollywood had its Golden era.
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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 […]