"Your question asked that if we could see into the souls of the departed stars, what would we see?
That's a deep theological question, but, a good one. Would we see pain? Heartache? Satisfaction? Contentment?
The soul reflects the heart of each…"
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Joan Crawford, Vivian Leigh, Clark Gable, Jimmy Stewart, Betty Davis, Cary Grant
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Child of the '50s who started watching movies at a young age. I still enjoy the older movies because I feel the plots are well-written (in many of the movies). If it's a good movie I enjoy watching them over and over again.
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When I was in the film program at Northwestern University in Chicago, my peers and I were required to read the works of Walter Benjamin, John Berger, Michel Foucault and even Freud, Jung and Marx. The idea was to apply their theories to the cinema to better understand how film worked, or how it related […]
To view The Private Life of Don Juan click here. Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. made his last movie in 1934. The Private Life of Don Juan was, quite accidentally, a fitting farewell to one of the first megastars of the movie industry. It wasn’t clear while filming it that it would be Fairbanks’ last movie but […]
To view Lured click here. Writer and director Douglas Sirk is mainly known today for his exquisite technicolor melodramas, such as Magnificent Obsession (1954), All That Heaven Allows (1955), Written on the Wind (1956) and Imitation of Life (1959), his last feature-length film. His work throughout the 1950s, and specifically these four films, are not […]