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His Kind of Woman (1951) was a Comedy - Crime Film directed by John Farrow and Richard Fleischer and produced by Robert Fellows, Howard Hughes, John Farrow and Robert Sparks.

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Film Noir Review: His Kind of Woman (1951)

By Danilo Castro on Aug 30, 2017 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

“This place is dangerous. The time right deadly. The drinks are on me, my bucko!” There’s an old saying that all films are made at least three times: once, when the screenwriter commits the story to paper; again, when the director captures the story on film; and finally, when the story is constructe... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: HIS KIND OF WOMAN (1951)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jun 20, 2015 From Virtual Virago

His Kind of Woman (1951) combines film noir and cock-eyed comedy in the performances of two great stars, Robert Mitchum and Vincent Price. Mitchum handles the grimmer business, facing off against Raymond Burr and a gang of nasty lackeys, while Price hams it up gloriously as an actor who yearns to pl... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: HIS KIND OF WOMAN (1951)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jun 20, 2015 From Virtual Virago

His Kind of Woman (1951) combines film noir and cock-eyed comedy in the performances of two great stars, Robert Mitchum and Vincent Price. Mitchum handles the grimmer business, facing off against Raymond Burr and a gang of nasty lackeys, while Price hams it up gloriously as an actor who yearns to pl... Read full article


His Kind of Woman (1951).

By Dawn on Jun 21, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

His Kind of Woman (1951).Cast: Robert Mitchum and Jane Russell. With supporting roles by: Vincent Price, Raymond Burr, and Charles McGraw. Directer: John Farrow.Gangster Nick Ferraro, who has been living in Naples since his deportation from the United States, wants to return to the States to put his... Read full article


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[Saying goodbye]
Dan Milner: I'll see ya all of a sudden, Sam.


Mark Cardigan: This place is dangerous. The time right deadly. The drinks are on me, my bucko!


Mark Cardigan: [the rescue boat he was "commanding" has sunk beneath him] Now would I give a thousand furlongs of sea for an acre of barren ground.


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John Farrow finished the film, but Howard Hughes brought in Richard Fleischer to add a few shots (Hughes himself co-wrote the ending with Fleischer). Fleischer ended up reshooting the entire film.
In later interviews, Robert Mitchum admitted that much of the script was made up as they went along.
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Also directed by John Farrow




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