THE 1961 BLOGATHON – Day 1 Recap

We received some snappy entries about movies from the year 1961, so sit back and enjoy

Day1Recap

Click on the individual name of each blog to link to their entry.

ComeSeptember

Rock Hudson deals with some unruly teenagers who have taken over his Italian villa in Come September, as reviewed by Love Letters to Old Hollywood.

Breakfast

Thoughtsallsorts brings us Audrey Hepburn at her most charming in Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

Innocents

For a movie about a governess trying to protect her young charges, Realweegiemidget Reviews finds The Innocents very, er, haunting.

ThroughAGlassDarkly

God is silent, but writer-director Ingmar Bergman isn’t in Through a Glass Darkly, whose lack of resolution The Stop Button found frustrating.

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Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe come to grips with their inner conflicts in their final film, The Misfits, critiqued by Silver Screenings.

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James Cagney deals with Coca-Cola and the Cold War in Billy Wilder’s comedy One, Two, Three, whose virtues are enumerated by Caftan Woman.

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Whimsically Classic is charmed by two versions of Hayley Mills in the Disney comedy The Parent Trap.

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Movierob is less than impressed by Kirk Douglas and Co. in the courtroom drama Town Without Pity.

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And finally, your faithful correspondent discusses Stan Laurel’s 1961 Honorary Oscar, as well as the Bugs Bunny-Wile E. Coyote cartoon Compressed Hare.

And there are still two days to go in our salute to ’61, so keep us bookmarked!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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