Tag: Jerry Wald

BR: Peyton Place (1957)

BR: Peyton Place (1957)

May 1, 2017 | By

The backstory behind the creation of the source novel for Fox’s hit film version is no less fascinating: after writing her first novel over several years, housewife Grace Metalious’ efforts were published in 1956, sold 60,000 copies in its first 10 days on sale, 100,000 copies within its first month, and 12 million over time…

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BR: Beloved Infidel (1959)

BR: Beloved Infidel (1959)

February 24, 2014 | By

Had famed American novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald died young in the present day, there’s no doubt a tell-all book, if not a TV movie about his relationship with gossip columnist Sheilah Graham, would’ve been produced and released within a year or two after his death…

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DVD: Long, Hot Summer, The (1958)

DVD: Long, Hot Summer, The (1958)

September 23, 2012 | By

Film: Excellent/ DVD Transfer: Very Good/ DVD Extras: Good Label: Twentieth Century-Fox/ Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: May 30, 2003 Genre: Drama Synopsis: A drifter with a history of barn burning worms his way into the lives of a troubled new money family. Special Features: AMC Backstory episode / 1958 Newsreel / Theatrical Trailers     […]

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BR: Sound and the Fury, The

BR: Sound and the Fury, The

September 23, 2012 | By

Film: Very Good/ BR Transfer: Excellent/ BR Extras: Good Label: Twilight Time/ Region: All / Released: September, 2012 Genre: Drama Synopsis:  A young woman is forced to make adult decisions when a relationship with a carny handyman and the arrival of her long-lost mother further destabilizes her life with a domineering uncle. Special Features:  Isolated stereo […]

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