There are some good musical numbers in this film as one might expect considering the cast. First of all 'The Glenn Miller Band' provides many favourites well known to fans of that era. Included are 'The Modernaires' although Paula Kelly is not among them but her place is taken by Marion Hutton who happens to be Betty Hutton's older sister. She does a credible job. Other surprise and uncredited performers are Dale Evans, Jackie Gleason, Tex Beneke, Billy May and Dorothy Dandridge…Continue
This film had 3 Academy Award nominations and also won several other awards. How I happened to have missed seeing this back when it was released is bit of mystery to me but nevertheless I have now seen it and enjoyed it very much. Samantha Eggar was one of the nominees for best actress and she is perfect for this thriller. IMO, Terrance Stamp who won the best actor award at Cannes should also have been nominated by the academy but was not. The director was William Wyler (also a nominee)…Continue
It has been quite some time since I posted here but sometimes the demands on my time can be great.
However, I wanted to make mention of the film I recently watched (captioned above) because it seemed like one of those little known films that deserve more attention. I believe Last Holiday has been one of the Criterion selections that is about to be discontinued and they are selling it now at a discount for a limited time.
The film stars Alec Guiness who always seems to…Continue