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*contains spoilers As we are told at the beginning of Cat-Women of the Moon (1953), mankind knows little about the mysteries of space and has “hardly been able to penetrate the unknown secrets!” This movie asks us “Why must we wait? Why not now?” as the voice of alcoholic actor Sonny Tufts (1911-70 pneumonia) narrates…

Read more The Cult of Actress Marie Windsor in Cat-Women of the Moon (1953)

*contains spoilers The character Inger plays in The Farmer’s Daughter is a naïve but attractive Swedish governess who wins over Washington, DC and when it initially premiered in September 1963, it was an instant success. Her hair was also a conservative light brown and styled. The show proved that Inger was a gifted light comedienne…

Read more The Cult of Actress Inger Stevens in Run, Simon, Run (1970) Part Two

*contains spoilers Director Frank Perry’s (1930-95 prostate cancer) drama Play it as it Lays (1972) opens in a sanatorium where Tuesday Weld’s character Maria Wyeth is staying. She begins: “If Carter and Helene were to think it happened because I was insane… I say let them…” We don’t know why but the way Maria talks,…

Read more The Cult of Director Frank Perry’s Play it as it Lays (1972)