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Macao (1952) was a Film Noir - Adventure Film directed by Robert Stevenson and Mel Ferrer and produced by Howard Hughes, Samuel Bischoff and Alex Gottlieb.

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Macao (1952)

By Beatrice on Sep 24, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Macao Directed by Josef von Sternberg Written by Bernard C. Schoenfeld and Stanley Rubin; story by Robert Creighton Williams 1952/USA RKO Radio Pictures First viewing/Netflix rental You’d think the combination of Josef von Sternberg, Robert Mitchum, and Gloria Graham might produce a really ... Read full article


By Dawn on Mar 20, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Macao (1952). Film noir/ adventure film. Director : Josef von Sternberg and Nicholas Ray. Producer Howard Hughes fired director von Sternberg during filming and hired Nicholas Ray to finish it. Cast: Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell, Gloria Grahame and William Bendix. After a New York undercover detect... Read full article

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Julie Benson: Well you annoyed me a little when you belted me with that blonde!

Nick Cochran: You know, you remind me of an old Egyptian girlfriend of mine. The Sphinx.
Margie: Are you partial to females made of stone?

Nick Cochran: My fatal charm. Never misses - except with women.

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Both Joyce Mackenzie and Jane Greer were considered for the part eventually played by Gloria Grahame, wife of uncredited co-director Nicholas Ray.
Robert Mitchum actually wrote several scenes for this movie when Nicholas Ray came on board to do uncredited directing so that the script would make more sense.
Producer Howard Hughes fired director Josef von Sternberg about a third of the way through and shot the rest with Nicholas Ray.
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