Screen Sirens #1 - Lana Turner
(1946, dir. Tay Garnett, w/ Lana Turner, John Garfield)
Film-noir drama about a drifter who meets up with a sensual young woman and plans the murder of her husband who stands in the way of their lustful desires. The pair must then face the dramatic consequences. Based on the James M Cain novel. Screen Sirens 1 - TurnerFILM INFO (Astor rating)
(1952, dir. Vincent Minnelli, w/ Kirk Douglas, Lana Turner, Dick Powell, Barry Sullivan)
The Bad And The Beautiful will start at approximately 9:19pm, and finish at approximately 11:23pm.
Engrossing story about Hollywood, bouncing between the ambitious producer and his relationships with a sultry actress , the writer and the director. Insightful and witty assault on Hollywood, second only to Wilder's "Sunset Boulevard". Lana Turner turns in a sterling performance, probably her best. Winner of five Oscars. GF. Screen Sirens 1: TurnerFILM INFO (Astor rating)
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