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The Barefoot Contessa (1954)

US 130m, Colour Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz; Cast: Ava Gardner, Humphrey Bogart, Edmond O’Brien Beginning with the funeral of the lead character, The Barefoot Contessa is a slow-moving melodrama about … Continue reading

01/06/2015 · Leave a comment

Sleuth (1972)

UK 138m, Colour Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz; Cast: Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier Based on Anthony Shaffer’s 1970 play of the same name, Sleuth is a murder mystery with an ever-twisting … Continue reading

02/27/2013 · 2 Comments

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)

US 104m, B&W Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz; Cast: Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, George Sanders Set in the early twentieth century, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir is a romance fantasy involving … Continue reading

08/13/2011 · 2 Comments

Guys and Dolls (1955)

USA 150m, Colour Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz; Cast: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra, Vivian Blaine Released during the mid-nineteen fifties, the musical film Guys and Dolls was arguably already … Continue reading

05/11/2010 · 2 Comments

All About Eve (1950)

USA 138m, B&W Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz; Cast: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm, Gary Merrill, Hugh Marlowe, Marilyn Monroe All About Eve is about the plans and … Continue reading

12/03/2009 · Leave a comment