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FAVORITE ANGRY MAN #1: Juror 8 (Henry Fonda)

The Old Hollywood Garden Posted by Carol Martinheira on Dec 24, 2020

FAVORITE ANGRY MAN #1: Juror 8 (Henry Fonda) On December 24, 2020 By CarolIn Uncategorized He is number 28 on the American Film Institute’s list of the greatest heroes in film history, but he finishes off our year-long 12 Angry Men countdown read more

Jesse James (1939): Tyrone Power & Henry Fonda

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 13, 2020

Reputed screenwriting scribe Nunnally Johnson starts off on clever footing by giving his mythic western hero an obvious antagonist. It was the railroad — that lawless iron horse — forcing Jesse James into the position of a criminal. Though he would evolve over time into the complicated read more

Henry Fonda and Dana Andrews in "The Ox-Bow Incident"

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on Aug 27, 2020

Henry Fonda and Dana Andrews in "The Ox-Bow Incident" The Ox-Box Incident (1943) is an American western film directed by Wiliam A. Wellman, starring Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, and an extraordinary supporting cast that includes Anthony Quinn, Harry Morgan, Mary Beth Hughes, and Jane Darwell. The read more

12 Angry Men – Take 2 – Henry Fonda

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Feb 2, 2019

I had already written about 12 Angry Men (Sidney Lumet, 1957) on this blog when I wrote about Lee J. Cobb’s paternal roles in this film and in Golden Boy (Rouben Mamoulian, 1939). But there’s another 12 Angry Men’s actor that obviously deserves to be discussed: Henry Fonda, juror read more

10 Things You May Not Know About Henry Fonda

Classic Movie Man Posted by Stephen Reginald on Jun 12, 2018

10 Things You May Not Know About Henry Fonda Henry Fonda (1905 – 1982) was one of the most popular and enduring stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age. He starred in dozens of movies, but he loved the theater. On Broadway he starred in Mr. Roberts, Two for the Seasaw, Clarence Darrow, and read more

March Madness #30 HENRY FONDA

All Good Things Posted by Kat_Selby on Mar 30, 2018

Welcome to ALL GOOD THINGS! It's MARCH MADNESS! Visit daily to see a classic film Super-Star of the day - a personality renowned for portraying the really, really B.A.D. and also the sweetest-dearest-most darling! Day #29 results: SUSAN HAYWARD Voters responded enthusiastically yesterday with read more

Book Review--Hank & Jim: The Fifty-Year Friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Nov 3, 2017

Hank & Jim: The Fifty Year Friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart Scott Eyman Simon & Schuster, 2017 What you learn is never what’s said. It’s what’s done. -Jane Fonda I’ve always felt that platonic relationships don’t get enough attention from biographe read more

Warner Archive Blu-ray: Henry Fonda and Glenn Ford Charm in The Rounders (1965)

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Jun 6, 2017

Glenn Ford and Henry Fonda star as a pair of bronco riders who have gone soft in the brains, but still have hopes of making their fortune in the modern Western, The Rounders (1965), now available on Blu-ray from Warner Archive. Ford and Fonda are Ben Jones and Howdy Lewis. They make their living br read more

The Grapes of Wrath (1940) with Henry Fonda

Classic Film Freak Posted by Greg Orypeck on Apr 30, 2015

Share This! “If there was a law they was workin’ with, maybe we could take it, but it ain’t the law.  They’re workin’ away our spirits, tryin’ to make us cringe and crawl, takin’ away our decency.” —— Tom Joad (Henry Fonda) A man walks along an empty Oklahoma highway.  The black-and-white read more

The Grapes of Wrath (1940) with Henry Fonda

Classic Film Freak Posted by Greg Orypeck on Apr 30, 2015

Share This! “If there was a law they was workin’ with, maybe we could take it, but it ain’t the law.  They’re workin’ away our spirits, tryin’ to make us cringe and crawl, takin’ away our decency.” —— Tom Joad (Henry Fonda) A man walks along an empty Oklahoma highway.  The black-and-white read more

Henry Fonda Dancing

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Feb 15, 2015

Henry Fonda and John Ford made seven films together during both of their legendary careers. Ford, who had a keen eye for detail, often featured scenes of Fonda performing a peculiar but charming high-stepping dance. The clip above shows Fonda, playing Abraham Lincoln, dancing with Mary Todd (Marjori read more

The Best Films of Henry Fonda

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 31, 2014

1. 12 Angry Men 2. The Grapes of Wrath 3. Once Upon a Time in the West 4. The Lady Eve 5. My Darling Clementine 6. The Ox-Bow Incident 7. Fail Safe 8. The Wrong Man 9. Young Mr. Lincoln 10. The Longest day 11. Fort Apache 12. Mister Roberts 13. Jezebel 14. You Only Live Once 15. Advise & Consent read more

The Best Films of Henry Fonda

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 31, 2014

1. 12 Angry Men 2. The Grapes of Wrath 3. Once Upon a Time in the West 4. The Lady Eve 5. My Darling Clementine 6. The Ox-Bow Incident 7. Fail Safe 8. The Wrong Man 9. Young Mr. Lincoln 10. The Longest day 11. Fort Apache 12. Mister Roberts 13. Jezebel 14. You Only Live Once 15. Advise & Consent read more

Classic Movie Coincidence: Henry Fonda and Margaret Sullavan

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on May 16, 2014

Henry Fonda and Margaret Sullavan share a birthday, a film — and a marriage! Henry Fonda and Margaret Sullavan were both born today, May 16 (4 years apart). They starred in one film together, The Moon’s Our Home (1936), — and they were married to each other for two months (1931-193 read more

Day 11: Henry Fonda

Sittin' on a Backyard Fence Posted by Jill Blake on Aug 11, 2013

Thanks to everyone who contributed to yesterday’s tribute to Lana Turner. Make sure you head over and check out all the wonderful posts.  For the next 24 hours we honor the great Henry Fonda. Trivia on Henry Fonda: And a special note:  James Stewart’s performance in The Philadelphia Stor read more

Henry Fonda (11 August SUTS)

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Aug 10, 2013

Henry Fonda (11 August SUTS) Labels: Henry Fonda, On Golden Pond (1981), Summer Under the Stars Blogathon This post is written in conjunction with the Summer Under the Stars Blogathon hosted by Sittin’ on a Backyard Fence and Scribe Hard on Film. Full read more

Henry Fonda (11 August SUTS) (2)

Margaret Perry Posted by MargaretPerry on Aug 10, 2013

This post is written in conjunction with the Summer Under the Stars Blogathon hosted by Sittin’ on a Backyard Fence and Scribe Hard on Film. Full listings for SUTS programming on Turner Classic Movies can be found HERE. Did you know…? Henry Fonda knew Marlon Brando’s family from read more

Henry Fonda (11 August SUTS) (1)

The Great Katharine Hepburn Posted by Margaret Perry on Aug 10, 2013

Henry Fonda (11 August SUTS) This post is written in conjunction with the Summer Under the Stars Blogathon hosted by Sittin’ on a Backyard Fence and Scribe Hard on Film. Full listings for SUTS programming on Turner Classic Movies can be found HERE. Did you read more

The Henry Fonda Collection: The Longest Day (1962), The Grapes of Wrath (1940) & Overall Thoughts – Father’s Day Gift Guide

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Jun 4, 2013

The Longest Day is a three-hour opus following all the events leading up to and in execution of D-Day. This 1962 docudrama has the distinction of being the most expensive black and white film made at the time (it would be ousted by Schindler’s List).  At a diffuse three-hours the title isn read more
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