Sunday, May 30, 2010
This Week on Noir and Chick Flicks:
TCM Star of the Month, Mondays in June: Natalie Wood.(pictured above).Wood began acting at the age of four in the film, Miracle on 34th Street (1947). Her performance opposite James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause (1955), earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and helped her to make the transition from a child performer. She then performed in the musicals West Side Story (1961) and Gypsy (1962). She also received Academy Award nominations for her performances in Splendor in the Grass (1961) and Love With the Proper Stranger (1963). Click picture on sidebar to view this months Featured Films.
ON TCM : Wed. June 2nd. Westward Woman(1951). In 1851, Roy Whitman (John McIntire) decides to transport marriageable women west to join his lonely men, hoping the couples will put down roots and settle his California valley. In Chicago, Roy recruits 138 "good women".
ON TCM: Fri. June 4th. The Feminine Touch (1941). John Hathaway is a professor of psychology at Digby College. His students are bored as he is with the students. He leaves college to go to New York to have his manuscript on jealousy published. John and Julie go to Elliott Morgan Publishing to discuss his book.
ON TCM: Sat. June 5th. Paint Your Wagon (1970).This one of those movies I'm embarrassed to admit I love. I really enjoy the friendship that develops between the two lead characters and their lack of singing talents, which is so bad that it becomes interesting..
This weeks Chick Flicks at the Movies: Suddenly! (1954). Suddenly (1954) Director: Lewis Allen with a screenplay written by Richard Sale. The drama features Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden, James Gleason and Nancy Gates. Click picture to view movie. Please look for my review over at the Cafe.
Have a great week at the movies. :)