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The Hill (1965) was a Drama - War Film directed by Sidney Lumet and produced by Kenneth Hyman.

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Check it Out! - Maureen O'Hara singing "Heather on the Hill"

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jul 9, 2022 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

During the 1960s, Maureen O'Hara guest-starred a number of times on The Andy Williams Show where she got a chance to entertain the audience with her beautiful singing voice. Maureen made a lot of dramatic films but, surprisingly, no musicals....even though she sang like a lark since she was a lass i... Read full article


Home from The Hill (1960): Underrated Vincente Minnelli Family Drama

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 30, 2020 From 4 Star Films

“They just live in the same house and kill each other a little at a time, and I’m in the middle.” – George Hamilton The beauty of Home from The Hill is how it systematically works against our preconceived notions of what it will be, repeatedly asserting itself in new and dyna... Read full article


On Blu-ray: The Vibrant Casts of Home From the Hill (1960) and Never So Few (1959)

By KC on Sep 21, 2018 From Classic Movies

Sometimes, no matter what other elements are at play, the pure starpower of the actors onscreen dominate a film. The biggest draw of Never So Few (1959) and Home From the Hill (1960) is the unusual composition of their casts. Both have a fascinating, somewhat off-kilter mix of old and new Hollywood.... Read full article


Home from the Hill (1960)

By Beatrice on Mar 25, 2017 From Flickers in Time

Home from the Hill Directed by Vincente Minnelli Written by Harriet Frank Jr. and Irving Ravetch from a novel by William Humphrey 1960/USA Sol C. Siegel Productions First viewing/Netflix rental 1960 has been heavy on dysfunctional family melodramas. ?They are wearing out their welcome with me. ?W... Read full article


Home from the Hill (1960)

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

An entry into the genre of Southern family dramas like Giant (1956), Written on the Wind (1956), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) and Splendor in the Grass (1961), director Vincente Minnelli's Home from the Hill (1960) has all the makings of a sweeping epic. You've got the dysfunction family with a long... Read full article


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In Sidney Lumet's autobiography "Making Movies", the director recalled suffering through the horrendous heat of the location and asking Sean Connery if he was urinating at all, to which Connery's reply was "Only in the morning".
In Robert Kahn's book, The Ultimate Insider's Guide to Cinema's Hidden Gems, and in the 3 August 2001 New York Times article, "Watching Movies With: Woody Allen," Allen said he regarded Sidney Lumet's "The Hill", along with "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre", "White Heat", "The Informer", "Double Indemnity", and "Shane", as being among the best American movies.
Sidney Lumet used three wide-angle lenses: a 24mm, a 21mm, and an 18mm. He deliberately wanted distortion in the faces, even the close-ups.
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