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Dead Ringer (1964) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Paul Henreid and produced by William H. Wright.

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Dead Ringer (1964)

By Michael on Jun 25, 2018 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

There’s just something about Bette Davis that, ever since I was young, has creeped me out. I’m not even sure I can put a finger on what it is. It could be her general demeanor. It could be the voice, it could be those celebrated “Bette Davis Eyes”. Whatever it is, for me, no ... Read full article


Dead Ringer (1964)

By Beatrice on Mar 25, 2018 From Flickers in Time

Dead Ringer Directed by Paul Henreid Written by Albert Beich and Oscar Millard from a story by Rian James 1964/USA Warner Bros. First viewing/Netflix rental Bette Davis never ever lost her acting chops. Margaret De Lorca and Edith Phillips are identical twins (both played by Davis). ?Margaret is ... Read full article


Second looks: Bette Davis in ‘Dead Ringer’

By Lindsey on Mar 21, 2015 From The Motion Pictures

Having been estranged for many years, twin sisters Edith Philips and Margaret de Lorca reunite at the funeral of Margaret’s husband Frank, a man they both loved. Though Edith has been living in Margaret’s home city of Los Angeles for ten years, the two have not spoken in much longer than... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: DEAD RINGER (1964)

By Jennifer Garlen on Nov 6, 2014 From Virtual Virago

Despite its gruesome title, Dead Ringer (1964) provides a sharp contrast to the better known hagsploitation movies Bette Davis made during the same period. In both Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) and Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964), Davis plays aging women well beyond the verge of a nerv... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: DEAD RINGER (1964)

By Jennifer Garlen on Nov 6, 2014 From Virtual Virago

Despite its gruesome title, Dead Ringer (1964) provides a sharp contrast to the better known hagsploitation movies Bette Davis made during the same period. In both Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) and Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964), Davis plays aging women well beyond the verge of a nerv... Read full article


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Paul Harrison: Too bad I called and woke you last night. This might not have happened.
Margaret DeLorca: It wouldn't have mattered when you called. I've gotten so I'm afraid to turn around for fear of what will happen next.
Paul Harrison: Oh, just one of those rough patches, Margaret. Things will look better in a few months.


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Bette Davis declined a role in 4 for Texas to do this film.
As Karl Malden's police sergeant character leaves his desk, he calls for a colleague named "Sekulovich" to toss him his hat. Malden's birth name is, in fact, Sekulovich.
Robert Aldrich was a candidate for directing.
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