Hollywood noir (was Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: WHACKED by Jules Asner)

From: Gonzalo Baeza (gbaeza@gmail.com)
Date: 10 Jul 2008

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    He also wrote the remake of The Lady Vanishes, one of the last movies to be produced by Hammer Films. It starred Elliott Gould and Cybill Shepherd and it's virtually impossible to find a copy these days. i haven't seen it but I'm curious if anyone else on this list has.

    -Gonzalo B.

    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, DJ-Anonyme@... wrote:
    > Anders wrote:
    > "[Axelrod] also wrote and directed LORD LOVE A DUCK and THE SECRET
    > OF AN AMERICAN WIFE, which I have not seen but which seem interesting
    > from what I can gather from IMDb."
    > Don't know about the latter, but I heartily recommend the loopy satire
    > Lord Love a Duck, with Rody MacDowell and Tuesday Weld, a major
    > influence on Heathers (so much so, some call it a remake, though I
    > wouldn't). Dark and creepy in places, but I wouldn't call it noir.
    > Mark

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