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Below are images from "DEATH ON THE NILE", the 1978 adaptation of Agatha Christie's 1937 novel. Directed by John Guillermin, the movie starred Peter Ustinov as Hercule Poirot. Read more... )<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;
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"ALL THIS AND HEAVEN TOO" (1940) Review

Whenever one conjured the image of Warner Brothers Studio during the 1930s and 40s, hard-hitting crime dramas or social commentaries come to mind. I would certainly not view melodramas - costumed or otherwise - as part of the studio's usual repertoire. Then in 1933, Hal Wallis became the studio's new production chief and eventually allowed the studio to release more films with a wider variety. And when Bette Davis became "Queen of the Lot" in the mid-to-late 1930s, the release of melodramas by Warner Brothers became more common. Read more... )
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Below are images from "ALL THIS AND HEAVEN TOO", the 1940 adaptation of Rachel Field's 1938 novel. Directed by Anatole Litvak, the movie starred Bette Davis and Charles Boyer: Read more... )

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