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Fallen Angel (1945) was a Film Noir - Crime Film directed by Otto Preminger and produced by Otto Preminger.

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“Fallen Angel” to screen at PianoForte February 3

By Stephen Reginald on Jan 23, 2020 From Classic Movie Man

“Fallen Angel” to screen at PianoForte February 3 Fallen Angel (1945) starring Alice Faye, Dana Andrews, and Linda Darnell will screen on February 3 at PianoForte, 1335 S. Michigan Ave. 2nd Floor. Admission is $5. Andrews stars as a grifter hoping to swindle two rich sisters (Faye ... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: FALLEN ANGEL (1945)

By Jennifer Garlen on Feb 19, 2018 From Virtual Virago

Otto Preminger directs this top-notch noir tale of misplaced love and murder, which stars Dana Andrews as a small-time grifter who falls for luscious Linda Darnell but woos wealthy Alice Faye. It's a love triangle with a couple of kinks thrown into it, and the title, Fallen Angel, might equally appl... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: FALLEN ANGEL (1945)

By Jennifer Garlen on Feb 19, 2018 From Virtual Virago

Otto Preminger directs this top-notch noir tale of misplaced love and murder, which stars Dana Andrews as a small-time grifter who falls for luscious Linda Darnell but woos wealthy Alice Faye. It's a love triangle with a couple of kinks thrown into it, and the title, Fallen Angel, might equally appl... Read full article


Fallen Angel (1945)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 31, 2017 From 4 Star Films

The film opens with a dead end?drifter being ushered off a bus in the little every town of Walton, wedged somewhere between LA and SF.?Although in actuality it was shot partially on location in Orange, California, serving up a perfect representation?of quaint Middle America.?You can almost hear Paul... Read full article


Fallen Angel (1945)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 31, 2017 From 4 Star Films

The film opens with a dead end?drifter being ushered off a bus in the little every town of Walton, wedged somewhere between LA and SF.?Although in actuality it was shot partially on location in Orange, California, serving up a perfect representation?of quaint Middle America.?You can almost hear Paul... Read full article


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Mark Judd: [Walking over to Stella] I knew you'd come back Stella.
Stella: [looks at him from her chair in disdain, rubbing her sore feet] Okay.


Eric Stanton: Twenty-one, the Stork Club, that's where you belong - smothered in mink!
Stella: And do you see me with a ring on my finger? Someone to give me a home?


June Mills: I need you, Eric.
Eric Stanton: [sarcastically] You need me, right.
June Mills: You're my husband, and I'm your wife.
Eric Stanton: Right out of a book, again.
June Mills: Yes, out of a book: "We were born to tread the earth as angels, to seek out heaven this side of the sky. But they who race above shall stumble in the dark, and fall from grace."
Eric Stanton: Go on. Sounds good.
June Mills: "Then love alone can make the fallen angel rise. For only two together can enter Paradise."


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Facts about

Dana Andrews did the commentary on the trailer.
According to Wade Williams in Alice Faye: The Star Next Door, when Alice Faye saw a rough cut of the film and realized that Otto Preminger's editing had diminished the impact of her performance in favor of newcomer Linda Darnell, she got up from the screening, drove off the 20th Century Fox lot, threw her dressing room key to the security guard, and vowed never to work for the studio again.
Linda Darnell spent a week working as a waitress in the Fox Commissary to prepare her for her role.
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