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Postby Sue Sue Applegate » February 24th, 2010, 3:53 am

Well, not much has been happening on the Games and Trivia threads here lately.
Know the cast members? Then name the flick!

Leo G. Carroll
C. Aubrey Smith
Gladys Cooper
Nigel Bruce
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Re: CASTFLICK

Postby jdb1 » February 24th, 2010, 9:56 am

Sue Sue Applegate wrote:Well, not much has been happening on the Games and Trivia threads here lately.
Know the cast members? Then name the flick!

Leo G. Carroll
C. Aubrey Smith
Gladys Cooper
Nigel Bruce


I'm feeling that this group surely must have been in a lot of movies together (or maybe it only seems that way), but are you thinking of Rebecca?

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Re: CASTFLICK

Postby moira finnie » February 28th, 2010, 1:08 pm

I think this could be fun. Here's another cast. It was a remake of a foreign movie starring an American actress and a great international actor.

Donald Meek
Connie Gilchrist
Marjorie Main
Reginald Owen
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Re: CASTFLICK

Postby knitwit45 » February 28th, 2010, 5:35 pm

Ruggles of Red Gap / Fancy Pants??

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Re: CASTFLICK

Postby moira finnie » March 1st, 2010, 6:49 am

Not that great movie, but a very good choice! This film was one of the director's darker stories.
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Re: CASTFLICK

Postby ChiO » March 1st, 2010, 10:49 pm

I'll take a stab...but only because he's my favorite director: A WOMAN'S FACE?
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Re: CASTFLICK

Postby moira finnie » March 2nd, 2010, 6:34 am

Huzzah, ChiO. You got it. Your turn. Gotta cast?
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Re: CASTFLICK

Postby ChiO » March 2nd, 2010, 9:15 am

We're coasting now....

Alvy Moore
Dabbs Greer
Whit Bissell
William Schallert
Thomas Browne Henry
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Re: CASTFLICK

Postby moira finnie » March 2nd, 2010, 10:28 am

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)?

Dabbs Greer and Whit Bissell would make perfect, blank-faced pod people, wouldn't they?
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Re: CASTFLICK

Postby ChiO » March 2nd, 2010, 11:09 am

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)?

Dabbs Greer and Whit Bissell would make perfect, blank-faced pod people, wouldn't they?


Correct sentiment, wrong movie. Although Greer and Bissell were in both movies, Sam Peckinpah wasn't in the cast at issue. But speaking of directors....
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Re: CASTFLICK

Postby moira finnie » March 3rd, 2010, 10:32 am

Hmmm, I'm wracking my brain, trying to remember movies that these guys made that were directed by someone memorable. Could it be The Tarnished Angels (1958), directed by Herr Sirk? Does anyone else want to jump in here...please?
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Re: CASTFLICK

Postby ChiO » March 3rd, 2010, 11:19 am

Not Herr Sierk's masterpiece, though they share Mr. Schallert.

The two earlier hints (as attenuated as they may be):

We're coasting now....: An allusion to a rock'n'roll group who recorded a song with a title similar to the CastFlick in question.

But speaking of directors....: There's a very direct tie between Moira's previous answer (INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS) and the CastFlick in question.

And now the third: Do you think the cast ate Oscar Meyer brand bologna?

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Re: CASTFLICK

Postby jdb1 » March 3rd, 2010, 12:31 pm

Is it Riot in Cellblock 11?

Directed, I think, by Don Siegel, as was Body Snatchers. This was producer Walter Wanger's contribution after he was released from prison for shooting his wife's lover.

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Re: CASTFLICK

Postby ken123 » March 3rd, 2010, 12:39 pm

jdb1 wrote:Is it Riot in Cellblock 11?

Directed, I think, by Don Siegel, as was Body Snatchers. This was producer Walter Wanger's contribution after he was released from prison for shooting his wife's lover.

Da wife was ?????? :wink:

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Re: CASTFLICK

Postby ChiO » March 3rd, 2010, 12:45 pm

Ding, ding, ding! We have a winner!

"coasting" = The Coasters with their fab Leiber & Stoller song, Riot in Cell Block #9
"very direct tie" between directors = As Judith points out, both were directed by Don Siegel
"Meyer brand" = of course, our movie's stars, the hunky Emile Meyer and the devil-may-care Neville Brand

Take it away, Judith.
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