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George Sanders

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I'm a big fan of George Sanders. He has appeared in a lot of movies I've recently viewed so I did a little research. What a prolific career. His filmography includes REBECCA, FOREIGN CORESPONDENT, THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY, and ALL ABOUT EVE for which he won an Academy Award. Though they were considered B movies, THE SAINT and THE FALCON films were some of my favorites. He actually had the privilege (or curse) of being married to two of the three Gabor sisters.  I was saddened to learn he actually took his own life at age 65 due to failing health and depression. 

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I created a thread in Your Favorites where I went over all his films:

 

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33 minutes ago, Sgt_Markoff said:

^^^Well those are some reviews I sure wanna take a gander at

Those were not reviews per se, mostly just brief comments or synopses of the films he appeared in...so people could see what an extensive film resume he had.

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Aye. He sure chose an unusual means of departing this sad vale-of-tears. That, at least, always sticks in one's mind with regard to the Sand Man...

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& he was reported to leave a suicide note in 1972  simply stating he was bored

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Yes, that is what I was referring to. The only case I know of where that was a motive for shucking off one's mortal coil. He's famous for it.

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14 hours ago, Sgt_Markoff said:

Aye. He sure chose an unusual means of departing this sad vale-of-tears. That, at least, always sticks in one's mind with regard to the Sand Man...

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"the SAND MAN"?

Well, I'd go along since he usually seemed to put ME to sleep. (never really been a fan).

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His delivery of barbed wit in "All About Eve" was a clinic in the mixing of acid. Hard to believe you found that dull.

 

(Yep, 'Sand Man'. I like to re-moniker things on-the-fly).

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Well, can't love 'em all.  And I'm not  about to gush over every "classic" movie actor/actress just because they acted in some possibly successful(or not) "classic" movie, and this is a "classic" movie channel message board.  And I'm willing to bet there are some that I DO like that you (and others) find dull as well.

That's usually how it goes in a world of people with minds of their own.  ;)

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On 11/7/2018 at 9:00 AM, Sgt_Markoff said:

His delivery of barbed wit in "All About Eve" was a clinic in the mixing of acid. Hard to believe you found that dull.

 

(Yep, 'Sand Man'. I like to re-moniker things on-the-fly).

I guess some folks don't like intelligent dialog. 

 

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13 hours ago, Im4movies2 said:

For some reason George C, Scott reminded me very much of George Sanders,

Well they have the same first name, the same initials.

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Tomorrow...

November 15, 2018:

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6:15 a.m. The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)

8:15 a.m. A Scandal in Paris (1946)

10:00 a.m. The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)

12:00 p.m. Lured (1947)

2:00 p.m. Journey to Italy (1954)

3:30 p.m. Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

5:45 p.m. King Richard and the Crusaders (1954)

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On 11/8/2018 at 9:22 PM, TopBilled said:

Well they have the same first name, the same initials.

Actually TB, once Im4movies2 brought that up, and even though I had ever thought of these Georges looking much like each other, after comparing a few shots of their mugs on the internet, I DO think they somewhat shared similar pronounced noses and mouths, and with their ears being similar in shape, along with their foreheads and hairlines a bit similar also. Although of course, with Scott's chin being much more jutted forward and his face more square in shape overall than Sanders'... 

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(...noses that, btw, I've heard Orson Welles would have killed to have been born with instead of the one he got) 

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Interesting, Dargo. Of course George Sanders is in a class by himself. Let's drink to it, shall we?

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8 minutes ago, TopBilled said:

Interesting, Dargo. Of course George Sanders is in a class by himself. Let's drink to it, shall we?

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Sure, I'll drink to that!

(...or as Sanders himself might have said..."indubitably"!)  ;)

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3 hours ago, TopBilled said:

Interesting, Dargo. Of course George Sanders is in a class by himself. Let's drink to it, shall we?

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As Ray Davies said,   "if you covered him in garbage George Sanders would still have style".

(of course he also said "and if you stamp on Mickey Rooney,  he would still turn round and smile"!).

 

 

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