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3 things about Mark Robson’s ROUGHSHOD

Roughshod [1949] 1. An Irish miner. 2. Thanks to the echo in the valley, he dies before his dying words die out. 3. Closing line: “Is there any place in town a man could buy some gingham?”

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3 things about Fritz Lang’s HUMAN DESIRE

Human Desire [1954] 1. She undoes the straps of her dress and shows him the bruises. 2. He says he only wants coffee, yet in the kitchen he sits down and eats a full breakfast. 3. “You never knew me. … Continue reading

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3 things about Fritz Lang’s THE BIG HEAT

The Big Heat [1953] 1. The graffiti on the walls of the phone booth at The Retreat nightclub. 2. Gloria Grahame stirring up a pitcher of cocktails with what looks like a candy cane. 3. Lee Marvin peels off some … Continue reading

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