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Warner Archive: Young Robert Mitchum in Till The End of Time (1946)

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Dec 17, 2014

I was drawn to the new Warner Archive release Till the End of Time (1946) almost entirely because it features Robert Mitchum in an early supporting role, a year after his breakout in Story of G.I. Joe (1945). Other than that, I was happy to see Dorothy McGuire in the cast list, but not so excited by read more

Fire Down Below (1957) with Robert Mitchum and Rita Hayworth

Classic Film Freak Posted by Orson De Welles on Oct 23, 2014

Share This! Torrid, tempestuous Irena…the spark that turned the tropics into a blazing cauldron of passions! If you look at the promotional materials for the film Fire Down Below, you’ll see some pretty big names in the cast.  Rita Hayworth, coming off her second Hollywood hiatus, takes read more

The Best Films of Robert Mitchum

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 24, 2014

1. Night of the Hunter 2. Out of the Past 3. Cape Fear 4. Friend of Eddie Coyle 5. The Lusty Men 6. Home From the Hill 7. El Dorado 8. The Longest Day 9. Farewell, My Lovely 10. Angel Face 11. Pursued 12. Thirty Seconds over Tokyo 13. Crossfire 14. Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison 15. Story of G.I. Joe 16. read more

The Best Films of Robert Mitchum

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 24, 2014

1. Night of the Hunter 2. Out of the Past 3. Cape Fear 4. Friend of Eddie Coyle 5. The Lusty Men 6. Home From the Hill 7. El Dorado 8. The Longest Day 9. Farewell, My Lovely 10. Angel Face 11. Pursued 12. Thirty Seconds over Tokyo 13. Crossfire 14. Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison 15. Story of G.I. Joe 16. read more

Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Robert Mitchum

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by minooallen on Aug 6, 2012

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Robert Mitchum, born today, August 6 in 1917. Wesley Snipes. Russell Crowe. Colin Farrell. Or as the tabloids likes to call them — Hollywood bad boys. A decades old trope that blends the public persona of an actor with their silver screen characte read more

Great On Screen Couples: Robert Mitchum and Jane Russell.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Feb 8, 2011

This dynamite pair only made two films together, 1951's His Kind Of Woman and 1952's Macao, but they are regarded as one of Hollywood's premiere screen couples. Thanks to Howard Hughes, the pair joined forces for the film noir His Kind Of Woman and generated undeniable screen chemistry. Actually t read more

Happy Birthday: Robert Mitchum!

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Aug 6, 2010

Robert Mitchum, began acting in a Long Beach, California, amateur theater company. Where he performed in small roles in films. In 1945, he was cast as Lt. Walker in Story of G.I. Joe (1945) and received an Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actor. He quickly became an icon of 1940s film noir, thou read more

Robert Mitchum on Saturday Night Live

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Jul 26, 2010

Jackpot! I've been searching for a clip (any clip) of Robert Mitchum hosting Saturday Night Live back in 1987. Thanks to the wonder of Twitter searches (and Tumblr ones too), I found a link to a clip recently posted on YouTube. It's of the skit "Death Be Not Deadly" in which Mitchum and Kevin Neal read more

More Robert Mitchum Video goodness

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Jul 26, 2010

Here is another Mitchum skit from Saturday Night Live with Dana Carvey and Phil Hartmann called "The Beggar". It's not particularly good. Death Be Not Deadly is much better. Now all I need to find is "Out of Gas", the skit with Jane Greer and Robert Mitchum written by Mitchum's daughter Trina. Fr read more

Robert Mitchum Portraits

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on May 19, 2010

These lovely scans of Robert Mitchum come via Kate Gabrielle who hails from the blog Silents and Talkies (as well as many other blogs too). She took them from the book Film Star Portraits of the Fiities by John Kobal. Thanks Kate! If you have anything you want to submit to the It's read more

Robert Mitchum Video #6 ~ Mitchum on What's My Line?

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on May 16, 2010

Robert Mitchum was known amongst his drinking buddies as a great impersonator. He had an art for doing impressions and various accents and voices (although he couldn't quite master the Irish accent or the Boston accent in movies such as Ryan's Daughter and The Friends of Eddie Coyle, respectively) read more

Robert Mitchum is Dead

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on May 14, 2010

Well deh. People have been talking about a Norwegian film entitled Robert Mitchum is Dead. The film will premiere on May 15th at the Cannes Film Festival. What is the movie about? I have no idea! What does it have to do with Robert Mitchum? Beats me! After some research, the only description I co read more

Robert Mitchum Video #5 ~ Mitchum on the Dick Cavett Show

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on May 13, 2010

This is a really great interview with Robert Mitchum done by the legendary Dick Cavett. It's pretty clear that Cavett is a bit afraid of bad boy Robert Mitchum. Mitchum was such a great storyteller though and Cavett really brought that out of the people he interviewed, by asking the right question read more

Robert Mitchum Video #4 ~ The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on May 1, 2010

The famous scene from The Night of the Hunter (1955) in which Robert Mitchum's character Harry Powell tells the story of Love versus Hate (Good versus Evil) using the tattoos on his knuckles and by dueling with his fists. This scene has become iconic in film history and is referenced in Spike Lee' read more

Robert Mitchum Video #3 ~ Calypso is Like So... Playlist

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Apr 20, 2010

If you are not at least somewhat amused by this album, you have no soul. My favorites are "Coconut Water" and "From a Logical Point of View". Some lyrical gems include: from a logical point of view better marry a woman uglier than you from a logical point of view always marry a woman uglier than y read more

Robert Mitchum Video #2 ~ "The Ballad of Thunder Road"

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Apr 15, 2010

The theme song of Thunder Road (1958) was co-written and sung by Robert Mitchum. read more

Robert Mitchum Video #1 ~ The Reluctant Star

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Apr 13, 2010

This is an hour long documentary on the career of Robert Mitchum, provided to you by Hulu.com. read more

It's a Veritable Robert Mitchum Explosion

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Apr 12, 2010

Whoopsie! So I've been preparing for months. And months. And months for a Robert Mitchum Week. A follow up on my highly successful Norma Shearer Week. It made sense. Norma Shearer is my favorite actress so why wouldn't I do a second themed week with my favorite actor Robert Mitchum. I read the read more

The Case of the Robert Mitchum Look-a-Like

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Dec 20, 2008

My good friend Kevin invited me to his office's annual Christmas party. His invitation included promises to meet his fellow co-workers, to have an official tour of the office, to imbibe a few drinks, to eat a few h'or dourves and to meet a young man who looks like Robert Mitchum. Robert Mitchum?! I read more

Robert Mitchum Video #5 ~ Mitchum on the Dick Cavett Show

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

This is a really great interview with Robert Mitchum done by the legendary Dick Cavett. It's pretty clear that Cavett is a bit afraid of bad boy Robert Mitchum. Mitchum was such a great storyteller though and Cavett really brought that out of the people he interviewed, by asking the right questions read more
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