The Letter, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Gone With the Wind, The Great Lie, Love From a Stranger, The Last of Mrs Cheney (1929), The Petrified Forest, Pimpernel Smith, The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Moon and Sixpence, Lifeboat, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Casablanca, All About Eve
Who are your favorite stars?
Bette Davis, Basil Rathbone, George Sanders, Tallulah Bankhead, Leslie Howard, Vivien Leigh, Bogart, Errol Flynn
Who are your favorite directors?
Cukor, Curtiz, Albert Lewin many more
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
I just love the atmosphere and ethos of black and white, and the strange pioneer spirit of the early talkie period.
Then pardon me, MISS Rendell. Yes, certainly, Our Man Flynn was quite an actor, very naturalistic and charismatic. Why, THE DAWN PATROL was the picture i saw on his Birthday (which was just last week). And his scenes with both Rathbone AND Niven are truly riveting. He gave such depth to his character and performance, one who begins as a carefree, Devil May Care WWI fighter pilot to a disillusioned, burdened squadron leader getting into Rathbone's shoes and knowing how it feels to send men to their deaths every day. Very powerful story AND remake of the 1930 Howard Hawks version. Then of course i saw THE SEA HAWK, which i consider Flynn's best swashbuckler and an exciting adventure picture, among the best ever made. :-)
Greetings, Mrs. Rendell! Thank you very much for joining my Errol Flynn group, seeing that he as well as the great Rathbone are both favorite actors of yours (and mine as well). I am only 15 years of age, and unlikely for a fellow of my age i have a deep fascination with the classic times and classic cinema. They sure don't make 'em like they used to!
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