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The Men (1950) was a Drama Film directed by Fred Zinnemann and produced by Stanley Kramer and George Glass.

Academy Awards 1950 --- Ceremony Number 23 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best WritingCarl ForemanNominated
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The Phantom Creeps (1939, Ford Beebe and Saul A. Goodkind), Chapter 7: The Menacing Mist

By Andrew Wickliffe on May 3, 2018 From The Stop Button

The Menacing Mist is endless. It starts with Bela Lugosi trying to kill Robert Kent with his remote control robot, but then he has to deal with some insurrection from lackey Jack C. Smith. Kent?s just doing action, so at least he?s not doing bad acting. Smith, on the other hand, is doing some bad ac... Read full article


The Phantom Creeps (1939, Ford Beebe and Saul A. Goodkind), Chapter 1: The Menacing Power

By Andrew Wickliffe on Apr 23, 2018 From The Stop Button

The Menacing Power does all right setting up the hook of The Phantom Creeps?Bela Lugosi is a mad scientist with various technological inventions he?s going to use for nefarious purposes?and even manages to gracefully segue between the expository setup and the chapter?s cliffhanger. So far Lugosi?s m... Read full article


From the Archives : The Men in Her Life ( 1941 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Feb 10, 2017 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

Loretta Young and a handsome John Shepperd catch a moment to discuss matters, whatever those matters be, before their morning ride in this scene from The Men in Her Life ( 1941 ). For a few years Shepperd Strudwick was being promoted as "John Shepperd", but he quickly ditched that moniker and kept h... Read full article


Day Seven of Noirvember: Words from the Men of Noir

By shadowsandsatin on Nov 7, 2016 From Shadows and Satin

“I’ve got just the place for me and you.” There’s nothing like the language of film noir. I could sit and listen to it all day. Today’s Noirvember post celebrates the unique, distinctive dialogue that lives in the shadowy world of the film noir — from the mouths o... Read full article


When Marlon Brando Stopped Walking: The Men (1950)

By Virginie Pronovost on May 13, 2016 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

War is hell. We all agree on that. But the real hell doesn?t only happen during the conflict, but also when this one is over. Cities are destroyed, have to be rebuilt, countries are poor, families have lost relatives, and, the soldiers that are still alive are, for the most, mentally affected and fo... Read full article


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In the early part of the film, inside the hospital ward, a paraplegic solider is reading Superman comic book, #62. #62: Black Magic on Mars (January/February 1950) involves a plot line with Orson Welles and his famous radio broadcast, "War of the Worlds" about Martian invasion of America. Welles may have been promoting his new film, Black Magic. Harry W. Gerstad, Gustaf Norin, Jean Speak, and Clem Beauchamp, production staff for many of Kramer's films, would later work for the 1950s television series, Adventures of Superman.
Marlon Brando's screen debut. He is reported to have prepared for his role as an embittered paraplegic by lying in bed for a month in a veterans' hospital.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onDecember 17, 1951 with Teresa Wright reprising her film role.
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