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Forbidden (1932) was a Drama - Horror Film directed by Tod Browning and produced by Irving Thalberg, Tod Browning, Dwain Esper, Harry Rapf and Hildegarde Stadie.

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Silent Sunday – Forbidden Fruit (1921)

By Michael on Apr 29, 2018 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

Since Sunday tends to be a day of quiet and reflection for many people, it seems an appropriate day to celebrate silent movies. But in keeping with the “day of rest” theme, I’m just going to post this without any commentary and just sit back and let you enjoy.... Read full article


“Monsters! Monsters from the Id!”: Forbidden Planet (1956)

on Sep 26, 2016 From True Classics

The Wonders in the Dark sci-fi countdown rolls on, and here’s another contribution from yours truly: at #25, it’s the 1956 deep-space classic?Forbidden Planet: MGM, the studio that produced Forbidden Planet, threw a couple million dollars into the production of the film, and it shows in ... Read full article


Forbidden (1932) with Barbara Stanwyck and Adolphe Menjou

By Orson De Welles on Jun 23, 2016 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! Her Greatest Dramatic Role ! Frank Capra is one of Hollywood?s all-time great directors, but even he has a few lesser known gems in his filmography.? Among them is 1932?s Forbidden, a torrid potboiler starring Barbara Stanwyck and Adolphe Menjou. ?Perhaps even Capra himself thought the f... Read full article


The Warner Archive Forbidden Hollywood Giveaway!

By KC on May 27, 2016 From Classic Movies

To commemorate the tenth and final volume of Warner Archive's delightful Forbidden Hollywood pre-code series, I am giving away one five-film set to a lucky reader! The collection includes: Guilty Hands (1931), with Lionel Barrymore, Kay Francis and Madge Evans The Mouthpiece (1932), starring Warr... Read full article


Warner Archive: The Final Volume of Forbidden Hollywood

By KC on May 26, 2016 From Classic Movies

I'll admit to being disappointed when I learned that volume 10 of Warner Archive's Forbidden Hollywood series would be the last. From the first installment, these sets of pre-code movies have always been a must-have for me. I've made so many great discoveries through the series over the years, and e... Read full article


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Quotes from

Roscoe: [whenever he asks only one of the two Siamese twins to stay, and the twins have to leave together] You always use that as a excu-excuse, an alib-b-b-bi.


Phroso: Schlitze your a real man,s woman.


[referring to a "half-man/half-woman" who has given Hercules an alluring look]
Roscoe: I think she likes you - but he don't.


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Facts about

The reunion of Hans and Frieda, seen at the end of most prints, was not part of Tod Browning's original cut. It was added during the re-editing to give the film a happier ending.
Olga Baclanova, later recalled the day when she was first introduced to the supporting cast, "Tod Browning shows me little by little and I could not look, I wanted to faint. I wanted to cry when I saw them. They have such nice faces... they are so poor, you know... Browning takes me and say, you know, 'Be brave, and don't faint like the first time I show you. You have to work with them.'... It was very, very difficult first time. Every night I felt that I am sick. Because I couldn't look at them. And then I was so sorry for them. That I just couldn't... it hurt me like a human being."
In the UK this film was banned for 30 years after it was first released.
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