The Men Overview:

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)

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Best WritingCarl ForemanNominated
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Marlon Brando makes his film debut with Teresa Wright in "The Men"

By Stephen Reginald on Feb 6, 2023 From Classic Movie Man

Marlon Brando makes his film debut with Teresa Wright in "The Men" The Men (1950) is an American drama directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Marlon Brando—in his film debut—and Teresa Wright. The supporting cast includes Everett Sloane and Jack Webb. The film was produced by Stanl... Read full article


The Men of Sherwood Forest ( 1954 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Sep 25, 2022 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

Before Hammer Film Studios began its regular output of horror films, they made quite a number of dramas and also experimented in other genres...including swashbucklers. One year before Richard Greene became the idol of youth in television's The Adventures of Robin Hood, Hammer tried their hand at sp... Read full article


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


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This film features the first public games of the Paralyzed Veterans Association's water polo and wheelchair basketball team members.
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.
Stars 49 of the men from Birmingham Veterans Administration Hospital.
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