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Desire (1936) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Frank Borzage and produced by Frank Borzage and Ernst Lubitsch.

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Fear and Desire (1953)

By John Grant on Mar 21, 2020 From Noirish

US / 61 minutes / bw / Kubrick Family, Joseph Burstyn Dir & Pr & Cine: Stanley Kubrick Scr: Howard Sackler Cast: Frank Silvera, Kenneth Harp, Paul Mazursky, Steve Coit, Virginia Leith, David Allen The first feature movie of Stanley Kubrick, the one that so embarrassed him in later life that... Read full article

Watching 1939: Stronger Than Desire (1939)

on Jan 16, 2020 From Comet Over Hollywood

In 2011, I announced I was trying to see every film released in 1939. This new series chronicles films released in 1939 as I watch them.?As we start out this blog feature, this section may become more concrete as I search for a common thread that runs throughout each film of the year. Right now, tha... Read full article

Human Desire (1954): Fritz Lang vs. Jean Renoir

By 4 Star Film Fan on Nov 17, 2019 From 4 Star Films

Edgar Buchanan always annoyed me endlessly on Green Acres reruns, and it’s affected me for a long time. Because only recently have I begun to realize just how broad and robust his body of film work is. He can be categorized with a breed of movie actor that is generally lost in today’s in... Read full article


By Terry on Jun 19, 2019 From Stardust and Shadows

Early talking pictures are absolutely fun to watch. You get to see? evolving processes and talent.? One can see the camera move away from locked framing similar to theatrical stage play to actors gradually finding their feet and voices.? Movements become? less? stilted,? voices? become less histrion... Read full article

All I Desire (1953)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 19, 2018 From 4 Star Films

Douglas Sirk films almost by design seem to always revolve around the most uncomfortable thematic ideas that you can think of and whether that is Sirk’s own wry sense of irony or more so the material that was provided him, there’s always something to be gleaned from what he does. With ev... Read full article

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John Gilbert was initially cast as Carlos Margoli. Promised to be his comeback role after a string of flops, he filmed a few Technicolor costume tests with Marlene Dietrich (whom he was dating at the time). He had a heart attack in his dressing room only days before shooting started and was immediately replaced by John Halliday. A few days after his abrupt replacement, Gilbert died of alcohol-induced heart failure.
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on December 1, 1940 with Marlene Dietrich reprising her film role.
Ernst Lubitsch directed some scenes because of Frank Borzage's prior commitment at Warner Bros.
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