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Hangover Square (1945) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by John Brahm and produced by Robert Bassler.

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Laird Cregar, Linda Darnell, and George Sanders find themselves in "Hangover Square"

By Stephen Reginald on Feb 22, 2022 From Classic Movie Man

Laird Cregar, Linda Darnell, and George Sanders find themselves in "Hangover Square" Hangover Square (1945) is an American period film noir directed by John Brahm and starring Laird Cregar, Linda Darnell, and George Sanders. Others in the cast include Glenn Langan, Faye Marlowe, and Alan Napier... Read full article


Hangover Square (1945)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Mar 13, 2019 From 4 Star Films

Without question, Hangover Square is in many respects analogous to The Lodger with the reteaming of director John Brahm with Laird Cregar and George Sanders. However, the biggest difference is that we have Cregar putting on on a new persona and losing over 100 pounds! Among other things, it forced d... Read full article


THE FREE FOR ALL BLOGATHON: Laird Cregar's Swan Song, Hangover Square (1945)

on Mar 3, 2018 From Caftan Woman

Theresa, the one and only proprietor of CINEMAVEN'S ESSAYS FROM THE COUCH presents The Free for All Classic Film Blogathon. When the instructions are to "write about anything your heart desires", a day of happy surprises is in store for one and all. Click HERE and be amazed. This blogathon ann... Read full article


THE FREE FOR ALL BLOGATHON: Hangover Square (1945)

on Mar 3, 2018 From Caftan Woman

Theresa, the one and only proprietor of CINEMAVEN'S ESSAYS FROM THE COUCH presents The Free for All Classic Film Blogathon. When the instructions are to "write about anything your heart desires", a day of happy surprises is in store for one and all. Click HERE and be amazed. This blogathon ann... Read full article


Great Villain Blogathon: Laird Cregar in HANGOVER SQUARE (1945)

By Jennifer Garlen on Apr 19, 2014 From Virtual Virago

This post is part of the Great Villain Blogathon hosted by Ruth of Silver Screenings, Karen of Shadows & Satin, and Kristina of Speakeasy — see all the movie baddies at any of these three blogs. The Fox studio heads were certain that Laird Cregar was born to play villains, never mind t... Read full article


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Netta Longdon: "All for you. There's not a thing I wouldn't or that I couldn't do." You wrote that for me, George. But you've never really tried to find out, have you?


[last lines]
Sir Henry Chapman: Why didn't he try to get out?
Dr. Allan Middleton: It's better this way, sir.


George Harvey Bone: And what did Guy Fawkes do?
Children: He tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament.


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This film is cited by Stephen Sondheim as inspiration for writing "Sweeney Todd."
This was Laird Cregar's last film.
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Also directed by John Brahm




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