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3 things about David Lowell Rich’s MADAME X

Madame X [1966] 1. Painted on eyebags. 2. Ricardo Montalban plays a character named … Phil Benton. And lives in a fabulous split-level bachelor pad in Manhattan. 3. Spanish Inquisition-themed nightclub.

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3 things about John Sturges’s BY LOVE POSSESSED

By Love Possessed [1961] 1. He reaches for his drink. She puts her hand over the glass and says, “If I get drunk and pass out, it won’t be fun for me. If you get drunk and pass out, it … Continue reading

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3 things about George Cukor’s A LIFE OF HER OWN

A Life of Her Own [1950] 1. Their song is “Invitation.” 2. “She exists and her name is Nora. And that’s all I know about her.” 3. A gimmick that never caught on: cocktail lounges featuring a roving ventriloquist who … Continue reading

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