Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Dick Powell

Date: 26 Mar 2008

In a message dated 3/26/08 10:15:59 AM, writes:

> This is off-topic, but Dick Powell was in Footlight Parade with James
> Cagney, and they have a play within the movie called "Honeymoon Hotel"
> which is really quite remarkable--the best way I could describe it
> would as a live-action Betty Boop cartoon. Probably one of the most
> enjoyable 10 minutes or so of a movie I've ever seen.

for a little dude, Cagney was built. John Wayne was a pretty macho specimen himself, although he's most famous of course for his westerns and war movies.
  BIG JIM MC CLAIN is the only picture I can think of from that general period where he played something resembling a detective. THE SEARCHERS however has one incredibly noirish moment near the end

John Lau

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