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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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His Kind of Woman (1951)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Nov 6, 2018 From 4 Star Films

A real?disaster. That’s what His Kind of Woman could have easily been because with Howard Hughes meddling in any production it was very likely that something would get dragged out, lopped off, or in some way switched around. In this case, the whole film was shot by John Farrow only for Hughes ... Read full article


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


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


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Dan Milner: I'm too young to die. How about you?
Mark Cardigan: Too well-known.
Dan Milner: Well, if you do get killed, I'll make sure you get a first-rate funeral in Hollywood, at Grauman's Chinese Theatre.
Mark Cardigan: I've already had it. My last picture died there.


Lenore Brent: [to a musician who has recognized her from her "previous" life] Liz Brady went to Europe with a USO troupe. She never came back.


Dan Milner: [to a dame] You know, you could be a handy thing to have around the house if a man went broke.


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In later interviews, Robert Mitchum admitted that much of the script was made up as they went along.
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.
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