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3 things about William Keighley’s THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER

The Man Who Came to Dinner [1942] 1. Her tiny little winter hat. 2. “Say something tender.” “Beverly, darling.” 3. “You still got ants in your glance.” 3 other things.

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3 things about Archie L. Mayo's THE PETRIFIED FOREST

The Petrified Forest [1936] 1. “Joseph, let us see if their car will function.” 2. Two black men share a moment at the bar. 3. Intimate kiss under the table. 3 other things.

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3 things about Mervyn LeRoy's THREE ON A MATCH

Three on a Match [1932] 1. “I can tell you’re a real woman. Not one of those stuffed brassieres you see on Park Avenue.” 2. Bette Davis in a “bathing costume.” 3. A truly shocking death. The discovery of a … Continue reading

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3 things about Paul Henreid’s DEAD RINGER

Dead Ringer [1964] 1. Still wearing her shoes, she steps out of her panties. 2. The look on her face as she watches him being mauled to death. 3. Henry’s known all along. RIP FilmStruck 😦

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3 things about Lloyd Bacon’s MARKED WOMAN

Marked Woman [1937] 1. “Well, how do you want it, honey? Soft and smooth, or loud and hard?” 2. We don’t witness the beating, only the aftermath. 3. Arm in arm, the women disappear into the fog.

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3 things about Herman Shumlin’s WATCH ON THE RHINE

Watch on the Rhine [1943] 1. “We might also manage a visa for you. I’m sure you are homesick for shabby places and gaudy cafes and the rest of the decaying things that represent Europe to you.” “Blecher, we do … Continue reading

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3 things about Robert Aldrich’s WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE?

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? [1962] 1. She blows the drifting feather away from her face. 2. Her face as seen through a shelf of empty bottles. 3. Cramming the chocolates into her mouth. Continuing to munch as she … Continue reading

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