The Fallen Idol (1948) was a Drama - Mystery Film directed by Carol Reed and produced by Carol Reed, Alexander Korda and Philip Brandon.
Academy Awards 1949 --- Ceremony Number 22 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Director||Carol Reed||Nominated|
|Best Writing||Graham Greene||Nominated|
The Fallen IdolBy Amanda Garrett on Aug 13, 2016 From Old Hollywood Films
Today, I'm reviewing the classic British noir, The Fallen Idol (1948), starring Bobby Henrey and Ralph Richardson. This article is part of The 2016 TCM Summer Under the Stars Blogathon hosted by Journeys in Classic Film. Ralph Richardson was one of the great Shakespearean thespians of the 20th c... Read full article
The Fallen Idol (1948)By Beatrice on Mar 27, 2015 From Flickers in Time
The Fallen Idol Directed by Carol Reed Written by Graham Greene from a story by Greene 1948/UK London Film Productions Repeat viewing/Netflix rental It is folly to ask a child to keep secrets. I really love this movie and Ralph Richardson’s performance in it. Phillipe (Bobby Henrey) is th... Read full article
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Phillipe: Funny, isn't it? Julie working for the embassy and all this time she was your niece.
Baines: Yes. It's a scream.
Inspector Crowe: How much easier it would be if everybody told the police the truth in the first place.
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Despite his character's hatred of Mrs. Baines, Bobby Henrey's favorite person on set was the actress who played her, Sonia Dresdel.
Although Carol Reed had an outstanding record of working with young actors, he found Bobby Henrey's short attention span very difficult to cope with. Many of his scenes were played with the young man looking at his favorite grip or electrician, and his performance was pieced together in the cutting room.
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