Jump to content

 
Search In
  • More options...
Find results that contain...
Find results in...
THEMovieman

Ultimate Movie Trivia

Recommended Posts

I'll be back......To completely flesh out the previous question, Gene Nelson was in 3 films with Doris. Only one, LULLABY OF BROADWAY, was a starring role for him. The other two were supporting roles.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

One of my favorite character actors. They don't get much cuter than SZ Sakall.

 

 

Originally a scene in this famous film was shot differently than what we see on the screen. In this scene, the lead actor pushes the lead actress against a wall, rips off her clothes and rapes her. The scene was changed. She is pushed down and the rest is left to our imagination. What film, and the actor and actress???

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Sorry, another film. But that is definitely a very reasonsible guess.

 

 

Much later film, a little more than 20 yrs. older than Temple Drake.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Lav, I know this from the autobios of Cagney and Day--It's "Love Me or Leave Me". Censors couldn't let it show.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

cujas, absolutely correct. That's where the info came from. We'll be able to watch that scene again in *Love Me Or Leave Me* when TCM airs the film Fri nite @8pm.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

This actor started on TV, made movies while still starring on TV, went into the Big movies, then came back and became a TV star all over again.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Pangy, what took you so long!

 

Franklin Pangborn is in the house.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Howdy, ya'll

 

After being seen in her movie debut by a Superstar, this actress was hired for a supporting role in a (long awaited) movie version of a popular Broadway musical starring said Superstar.

 

She was fired after a few days because of "differences" with the Superstar. Story is Superstar hated her and had her axed.

 

She went immediately into another movie that was a major hit.

 

Fired actress got an Oscar nom for the movie she made instead of musical.

 

Musical was a big smelly bomb.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

A stab in the dark...I'll guess Jodi Foster for her performance in Taxi Driver? Maybe she was axed from Funny Lady?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

No. Babs S is not the Superstar...but she was the star of Fired's first feature movie.

 

The movie Fired Actress made instead was a comedy directed by a (at the time) popular director who has since fallen out of favor. Director made some really good movies that often featured his (at the time) girlfirend. Fired was Oscar nominated while another cast mate won an Oscar for their work in the movie.

 

Fired then soon made the first of four (maybe five?) movies with another popular director/writer/producer. Fired also received an Oscar nom for this movie...a comedy classic.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Madeline Kahn's film debut was in the 1968 short [De Düva (The Dove)|http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dove_%281968_film%29|The Dove (1968 film)]. Her feature debut was as [Ryan O'Neal|http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryan_O%27Neal|Ryan O'Neal]'s hysterical fiancée in [Peter Bogdanovich|http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Bogdanovich|Peter Bogdanovich]'s screwball comedy [What's Up, Doc?|http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/What%27s_Up,_Doc%3F_%281972_film%29|What's Up, Doc? (1972 film)] (1972) starring [barbra Streisand|http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbra_Streisand|Barbra Streisand]. Her film career continued with [Paper Moon|http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paper_Moon_%28film%29|Paper Moon (film)] (1973), for which she was nominated for an [Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress|http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Academy_Award_for_Best_Supporting_Actress|Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress]. Kahn was cast in the role of Agnes Gooch in the 1974 film [Mame|http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mame_%28film%29|Mame (film)], but star [Lucille Ball|http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucille_Ball|Lucille Ball] fired Kahn due to artistic differences. (Note: several of Ball's biographies note that Kahn was eager to be released from the role so that she could join the cast of [blazing Saddles|http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blazing_Saddles|Blazing Saddles], a film about to go into production and for which she was also nominated for a supporting actress Oscar; whether Kahn was fired or left Mame under mutual agreement is undetermined. However, Kahn stated in a 1996 Charlie Rose interview that she had indeed been fired from Mame.^[[4]|http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madeline_Kahn#cite_note-3]^)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

To quote finance...duh. I am so glad to see the answer Muddy. I was afraid I'd wreck the car trying to come up with this answer. It was a great question and a great answer. Thanks. Your thread.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Good guess, but not "High Noon"...This movie was the fifth of nine collaborations between the lead actor and actress.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

© 2020 Turner Classic Movies Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Cookie Settings
×
×
  • Create New...