Saturday, November 21, 2009

Dark Lady

Back in the 1940s,
Linda Darnell radiated as much cinematic heat as the Hays Code allowed. She died tragically in the 1960s, in her own forties, days after she survived a house going up in flames..
I'd seen Linda years ago in the brilliant 'A Letter To Three Wives,' from 1949, and enjoyed her last night in a lesser, but still entertaining Fox noir, 'Fallen Angel..' Enjoy the trailer for the former, below.. Look here tomorrow for my review of the terrific 'An Education,' a film bound to win many accolades in the weeks to come...This is certainly one of the best hundred old movies ever made... This is terrific...

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