Tag: Kenneth V. Jones

DVD: Fire Down Below (1957)

DVD: Fire Down Below (1957)

August 26, 2016 | By

After the presumably middling success of her three-picture comeback between 1952-1953, Rita Hayworth After the presumably middling success of her three-picture comeback between 1952-1953, Rita Hayworth stepped away from films again, returning four years later with Fire Down Below, a peculiar choice given Hayworth’s character Irena – a mysterious, sultry dame with a shady past – disappears from the story for almost the entire last half hour…

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DVD: Sea Wife (1957)

DVD: Sea Wife (1957)

November 25, 2014 | By

Based on the novel Sea-Wyf by J.M. Scott, Sea Wife is a curious mélange of genres – WWII drama + survival tale + tropical island exotica + romance – that originally began as a Roberto Rossellini film until Fox had concerns about the script’s sexual content, and to appease censors opted for a tamer script, causing Rossellini to exit and production manager Bob McNaught to take on the directorial chores…

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