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Ivy (1947) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Sam Wood and produced by Sam Wood and William Cameron Menzies.

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Christmas on Film: Holly and the Ivy (1952)

on Dec 13, 2017 From Comet Over Hollywood

Like most of us, I grew up on classic Christmas films?from White Christmas to The Bishop?s Wife to Christmas in Connecticut. And as I realized new-to-me pre-1968 Christmas movies were dwindling, I began scrounging for more. Surely there were still some left to discover! That?s how I stumbled upon ?T... Read full article


FAVOURITE MOVIES: The Holly and the Ivy (1952)

on Dec 21, 2016 From Caftan Woman

Wynyard Browne's play The Holly and the Ivy premiered in 1950 at the Duchess Theatre in London. It tells the story of the Gregory family and the Christmas that taught them lessons about life and each other. The play was filmed in 1952 by director George More O'Ferrall, a pioneering BBC drama produce... Read full article


FAVOURITE MOVIES: The Holly and the Ivy (1952)

By Caftan Woman on Dec 21, 2016 From Caftan Woman

Wynyard Browne's play The Holly and the Ivy premiered in 1950 at the Duchess Theatre in London. It tells the story of the Gregory family and the Christmas that taught them lessons about life and each other. The play was filmed in 1952 by director George More O'Ferrall, a pioneering BBC drama produc... Read full article


For Love of Ivy (1968)

By Raquel Stecher on Nov 30, -0001 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

Today is Sidney Poitier's birthday! The legendary actor turns 91. To celebrate I'm taking a look at Poitier's film writing debut from 1968: For Love of Ivy. 1967 was a good year in Poitier's career especially with the release of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?, In the Heat of the Night and To Sir, W... Read full article


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Jervis Lexton: [as Ivy is poisoning him] All this stupid expense of doctors and nonsense, you must hate me for it.
Ivy Lexton: No, I don't hate you. I sometimes wish I weren't so fond of you.


Miles Rushworth: I've always believed that the most despicable thing a man can do is make love to another man's wife.


Ivy Lexton: [about Jervis] I don't think I've been very fair to him you know.
Roger Gretorex: Fair? He's held you in his arms, people point you out as his wife. I think he's just about the luckiest man in England.
Ivy Lexton: Well that's sweet Roger, but we are rather forgetting that i'm married to him.


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Facts about

"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 19, 1948 with Joan Fontaine and Patric Knowles reprising their film roles.
"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 11, 1951 with Joan Fontaine reprising her film role performing with Charles Drake and Ken Christy.
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 13, 1952 with Joan Fontaine again reprising her film role.
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