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Compulsion (1959) version of Leopold-Loeb case

In Cold Blood(1967) Clutter family murders

A Place in the Sun (1951) based on murder trial of Chester Gillette

A Night to Remember (1958) sinking of Titanic

Battle of the Sexes (2017) those of us who were around remember this was a huge story

Madeleine (1950) based on accused murderer Madeleine Smith in Scotland

Quiz Show (1994) 50's quiz show scandal

The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing (1955) about notorious triangle/murder of NY society power players White and Thaw and showgirl Evelyn Nesbit

Heavenly Creatures (1994) New Zealand  murder case involving  two schoolgirls

Reversal of Fortune (1990_ about the (still) shady death of heiress/socialite Sunny von Bulow   Animated GIF

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one thousand eight hundred forty-sixth category

Totally evil / Totally good

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Evil

HITLER (1962)
JOKER (2019)
CRUELLA (coming in 2021)

Good

THE LITTLE PRINCESS (1939)
MARY POPPINS (1964)
SUPERMAN (1978)

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 The real Sound of Music: Maria was no flibbertigibbet, and she didn't teach  the kids songs   Fans petition Eye of Sauron to gaze from San Francisco's tallest building  for Halloween

The Sound of Music (1965) Julie Andrews = good

Lord of the Rings (2001) Saruman & Eye of Sauron = evil

Bedazzled (1967) George Spiggott = evil

The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941) Mr. Scratch = evil

A Patch of Blue (1965)  Shelley Winters = evil/ Sidney Poitier= good

Wait Until Dark (1967)  Alan Arkin= evil/ Audrey Hepburn= good 

 

 

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Switched from "good to evil" or "evil to good."

Michael Corleone - Godfather (1972)

ahqmaba0edix.jpg  WWII hero turned head of murderous crime family

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

avengers-bucky.jpg Military hero suffers amnesia and brainwashed to become the evil Winter Soldier. Then back to being a good guy.

Jaws - Moonraker (1979)

maxresdefault.jpg  Murderous mercenary suddenly becomes good and helps defeat the villain.

Link - Red Sun (1972)

Red-Sun-images-4bf9e93c-9799-494a-a904-cf8532ec959.jpg  After leading bandits to rob a train of money and killing many soldiers, he eventually fulfills a samurai's dying wish.

 

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one thousand eight hundred forty-seventh category

Billed as a guest star in the movie’s credits

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Brod Crawford receives guest star billing in CONVICTS 4 (1962).

George Sanders is listed as a guest star in KING OF AFRICA (1967).

Van Heflin is credited as a special guest star in THE LAST CHILD (1971).

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1 hour ago, Det Jim McLeod said:

Victor Buono got guest star billing in Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte

Victor Buono - Alchetron, The Free Social Encyclopedia

In this photo Mr. Buono looks like he could be related to Mr. Crawford, above.

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one thousand eight hundred forty-eighth category

Western horror

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THE FIEND WHO WALKED THE WEST (1958)
HIGH PLAINS DRIFTER (1973)
KNIFE FOR THE LADIES (1974)

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one thousand eight hundred forty-ninth category

Engagements and broken engagements

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Shirley Booth’s character meets Robert Ryan during a singing engagement in ABOUT MRS. LESLIE (1954) but they never marry.

Juliette is engaged to Paris in ROMEO AND JULIET (1968).

Julia Roberts’ character bolts from the church in RUNAWAY BRIDE (1999).

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Rosalind Russell and Ralph Bellamy in His Girl Friday

Katherine Hepburn and John Howard in The Philadelphia Story

Cary Grant and Gail Patrick  in My Favorite Wife 

 

His Girl Friday (1940) - Photo Gallery - IMDb  L to R) Katharine Hepburn, John Howard, Cary Grant | The philadelphia story,  Katharine hepburn, Cary grant  GAIL PATRICK CARY GRANT and IRENE DUNNE in MY FAVORITE WIFE 1940 director  GARSON KANIN producer LEO McCAREY RKO Radio Pictures Stock Photo - Alamy

 

 

 

 

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engagements that didn't work out...

Dear Heart --Glenn Ford and Angela Lansbury

The More the Merrier --Jean Arthur and Richard Gaines

Flower Drum Song --Miyoshi Umeki and Jack Soo

Bringing Up Baby --Cary Grant and Virginia Walker

On a Clear Day You Can See Forever --Barbra Streisand and Larry Blyden

Sweet Home Alabama --Reese Witherspoon and Patrick Dempsey

What's Up, Doc? --Ryan O'Neal and Madeline Kahn

 

and one that did, eventually...engaged 14 years, Frank Sinatra and Vivian Blaine  in Guys and Dolls  Animated GIF

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SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE

ROYAL WEDDING (Freds gf)

SCROOGE (in the 80s version they include the part of the book where Scrooge sees Belle with her new family)

HERE COMES THE GROOM

TALES OF MANHATTAN 

VIVACIOUS LADY

A HOLIDAY AFFAIR 

CHRISTMAS IN CONNECTICUT 

A ROOM WITH A VIEW

GOODBYE, CHARLIE (Charlie gets engaged to Pat Boone)

SOME LIKE IT HOT (does Jack Lemmon's engagement work out?)

GREAT EXPECTATIONS (Miss Havisham)

NEWHART - "Til Depth do us Part" - Stephanie and Michael get engaged just to pep up their relationship but chicken out at the altar, then decide to stay engaged forever

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one thousand eight hundred fiftieth category

Racketeering

Alison Skipworth is imprisoned as MADAME RACKETEER (1932).

Kay Francis scams the U.S. military with ALLOTMENT WIVES (1945).

Robert De Niro is convicted of tax evasion not racketeering in THE UNTOUCHABLES (1987).

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