Tag: Mark Robson

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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The Exquisite View From the Terrace

The Exquisite View From the Terrace

March 12, 2016 | By

From the Terrace, The ultra-slick 1960 adaptable of John O’Hara’s melodrama comes to Blu via Twilight Time, plus some sniping about all those expanded TV versions that deserve to be on Blu once and for all.

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BR: From the Terrace (1960)

BR: From the Terrace (1960)

March 12, 2016 | By

From the Terrace is rife with class issues among differing strata of wealthy families as seen through the experiences of an unwanted son, but it’s also a richly sexual melodrama that fits neatly within Fox’s other grand productions, especially Peyton Place (1957), which like Terrace, was directed by Canadian-born Mark Robson…

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