Tag: Dick York

BR: My Sister Eileen (1955)

BR: My Sister Eileen (1955)

August 8, 2018 | By

With colour and CinemaScope, the 1955 version of Ruth McKenney’s tales retains most of the same characters from the original film, with some unique modifications. Gone is the setting of WWII and the need to economize, as are opening scenes in which sisters Ruth (Betty Garrett) and Eileen (Janet Leigh) make it clear…

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BR: Inherit the Wind (1960)

BR: Inherit the Wind (1960)

March 7, 2015 | By

Stanley Kramer’s film version of Inherit the Wind may be a unique case in which a film not only eclipses the existence of original Broadway play upon which it’s based, but attempts to fill in some of the play’s factual omissions within Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee 1955 fictionalized version of the 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial…

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