Paula Prentiss Overview:

Actress, Paula Prentiss, was born Paula Ragusa on Mar 4, 1938 in San Antonio, TX. As of December 2020, Paula Prentiss was 82 years old.

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Man’s Favorite Sport? (1964) Starring Rock Hudson and

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 8, 2019 From 4 Star Films

Man’s Favorite Sport was meant to be a?Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn reunion that never materialized. Because, of course, put together with Howard Hawks that only means one film — the most outrageous, cockamamie, frenzied escapade ever captured on celluloid — Bringing up Baby (1... Read full article


?The next 58 years will be a breeze?: An interview with RiverRun Master of Cinema awardees and Richard Benjamin

on Apr 7, 2019 From Comet Over Hollywood

The RiverRun International Film Festival has been held since 1998. Originally held in Brevard, NC, the festival now takes place in Winston-Salem. Held this year from April 4 ? 14, 2019, the festival is screening 172 films from 47 countries?71 features and 101 shorts. Each year, a pillar in the film ... Read full article


Shameless Saturday Camp Explosion - ", Ditto!"

By Muscato on Feb 16, 2013 From Caf? Muscato

Successful Camp... even when it reveals self-parody, reeks of self-love - Susan Sontag, "Notes on Camp" "Yvette Mimieux as herself"* - this is the kind of phrase that real camp-film aficionados - me, of course, among them - live for. And poor Paula, just a ditto... This movie appears to a nexus ... Read full article


Shameless Saturday Camp Explosion - ", Ditto!"

By Muscato on Feb 16, 2013 From Caf? Muscato

Successful Camp... even when it reveals self-parody, reeks of self-love - Susan Sontag, "Notes on Camp" "Yvette Mimieux as herself"* - this is the kind of phrase that real camp-film aficionados - me, of course, among them - live for. And poor Paula, just a ditto... This movie appears to a nexus ... Read full article


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Paula Prentiss Quotes:

Stella Dunnworthy: This is exactly the sort of thing George would think of, little girl detectives that no one would suspect.


TV Thompson: Tuggle, are you a good girl?
Tuggle Carpenter: Please, I don't want to disillusion you or disappoint you.
TV Thompson: No, no, no, no. I won't be disillusioned or disappointed. Are you a good girl, Tuggle?
Tuggle Carpenter: [reluctantly] Ummhmm.
TV Thompson: [disillusioned and disappointed] Oh...
Tuggle Carpenter: [leaving] I knew it.


Tuggle Carpenter: Girls like me weren't built to be educated. We were made to have children. That's my ambition: to be a walking, talking baby factory. Legal, of course. And with union labor.


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Older sister of actress Ann Prentiss. Ann displayed acute signs of emotional and mental problems in later years and in 1997 was convicted in a Santa Monica, California court of terrorizing her family, making terrorist threats, assault with a firearm, battery, and solicitation to commit the murder of Paula's husband, Richard Benjamin, and their own father. Ann was sentenced to 19 years in jail for the crimes. She died in 2010.

Chosen by Cannes Film Festival as one of the "500 Names that Made Cannes". [1999]

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