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A Penchant for the Master: Angela Lansbury in Gaslight

When I first watched Gaslight (1944), I was blown away by the standard of the performances overall. It is still my favourite Charles Boyer role, and I think that Ingrid Bergman really shows her capacity for exhaustive emotional depth in her portrayal of the beleaguered woman, desperate to not succumb to insanity. But I think that Angela… Continue reading A Penchant for the Master: Angela Lansbury in Gaslight

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An Ill Fated Kiss: Rock Hudson in The Mirror Crack’d

The Mirror Crack'd (1980) was adapted from Agatha Christie's 1964 novel, The Mirror Crack'd From Side to Side. The film boasts some of the most famous actors of the 1950s and 1960s, Elizabeth Taylor, Tony Curtis, Kim Novak, Angela Lansbury, and of course, Rock Hudson. This would be Rock Hudson's second last theatrically released film, made five years… Continue reading An Ill Fated Kiss: Rock Hudson in The Mirror Crack’d