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All That Heaven Allows (1955, Douglas Sirk)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Nov 17, 2018

The third act of All That Heaven Allows is all about agency. Who has it, how they avoid it, why they avoid it. For a while it seems like it’s about Jane Wyman having it, then about Rock Hudson having it. Wyman’s always implied agency, right from the start. Hudson, who doesn’t have a scene from read more

DOUBLE BILL #4 All That Heaven Allows (1955) and Written on the Wind (1956)

The Old Hollywood Garden Posted by Carol Martinheira on Jul 14, 2017

DOUBLE BILL #4 All That Heaven Allows (1955) and Written on the Wind (1956) On July 14, 2017 By CarolIn Uncategorized Boy, was Douglas Sirk great! I’ve always admired how unapologetically soppy and melodramatic his films were. He was probably the most read more

All That Heaven Allows (1956)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Feb 9, 2016

All That Heaven Allows Directed by Douglas Sirk Written by Peg Fenwick; story by Edna L. Lee and Harry Lee 1956/USA Universal International Repeat viewing/Netflix rental #314 of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die   Cary Scott: Doesn’t it? Douglas Sirk’s critique of 50’ read more

All That Heaven Allows (1955)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 6, 2015

When I first saw the work of Douglas Sirk, I was immediately struck by how well it seemed to personify 1950s Hollywood. All That Heaven Allows (1955) is little different in its opulence and superficial soap opera tonalities. Except this one, at times, feels a little like it should be a part of a Nor read more

All That Heaven Allows (1955)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 6, 2015

When I first saw the work of Douglas Sirk, I was immediately struck by how well it seemed to personify 1950s Hollywood. All That Heaven Allows (1955) is little different in its opulence and superficial soap opera tonalities. Except for this one, at times, feels a little like it should be a part of a read more

All That Heaven Allows (Douglas Sirk, 1955)

Movie Classics Posted by Judy on Mar 23, 2014

This great romantic melodrama from Douglas Sirk shares a lot with his film from the previous year, Magnificent Obsession. It has the same intense Technicolor, combining with music from Frank Skinner to give a dream quality, and much of the cast is the same, including leads Jane Wyman and Rock Hudson read more

All That Heaven Allows

Le Mot du Cinephiliaque Posted by Michael on Dec 6, 2012

All That Heaven Allows (Douglas Sirk, 1955) An upper-class widow falls in love with a much younger, down-to-earth nurseryman, much to the disapproval of her children and criticism of her country club peers. Melodrama, Technicolor, the 1950’s. Douglas Sirk! The formula is there and couldn read more

Good Heavens: All That Heaven Allows (1955)

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Dec 29, 2008

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. All That Heaven Allows (1955) is a classic Douglas Sirk melodrama. It was the second time Sirk paired stars Jane Wyman and Rock Hudson together, the first time being in Magnificent Obses read more

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