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Human Desire (1954) was a Drama - Film Noir Film directed by Fritz Lang and produced by Lewis J. Rachmil.

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Day 24 of Noirvember: Human Desire (1954)

By shadowsandsatin on Nov 24, 2017 From Shadows and Satin

These three. Without a doubt, Gloria Grahame is one of my favorite film noir actresses. Her sultry, sin-filled demeanor was practically made for this shadowy era of filmmaking, and in Human Desire, she doesn?t disappoint. Here, she?s Vicki Buckley, a sexy and duplicitous housewife whose feminine wil... Read full article

Human Desire (1954) with Glenn Ford and Gloria Grahame

By Orson De Welles on Jan 21, 2016 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! A rarity on the screen… a RAW slice of life! By 1954 most would say that Fritz Lang’s finest work was behind him, even though he had just come off a surprisingly effective noir thriller in The Big Heat, starring Glenn Ford and Gloria Grahame. For his follow up to Heat, Lang c... Read full article

Human Desire (1954)

By Beatrice on Jul 16, 2014 From Flickers in Time

Human Desire Directed by Fritz Lang Written by Alfred Hayes based on the novel?La Bete Humaine?by Emile Zola 1954/USA Columbia Pictures Corporation First viewing/Columbia Pictures Film Noir Classics II Fritz Lang’s adaptation of Victor Hugo’s La Bete Humaine?features the most fatal of Gl... Read full article

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Ellen Simmons: What would you men do if there were no women around to sew your buttons on ?
Alec Simmons: Without women we wouldn't need any buttons !

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Facts about

Gloria Grahame's part was originally intended for Rita Hayworth.
Fritz Lang wanted to film the movie in Jasper, Alberta, Canada.
Lang did not like the title and thought it redundant. "What other kind of desire is there?" is his reported comment.
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