Tag: Philip Dunne

BR: Anne of the Indies (1954)

BR: Anne of the Indies (1954)

July 31, 2019 | By

Although she’d made her film debut opposite Tyrone Power in the big budget historical adventure-drama Captain from Castile (1947), Fox put starlet Jean Peters through the familiar career-building programme …

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Two Troubled Teens: Blue Denim (1959)

Two Troubled Teens: Blue Denim (1959)

June 22, 2018 | By

Blue Denim (1959), the earnest, cautionary tale of unwanted pregnancy among teens finally gets a proper release on Blu via Twilight Time.

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BR: Blue Denim (1959)

BR: Blue Denim (1959)

June 22, 2018 | By

You could argue that when Fox chose to adapt James Leo Herlihy and Willam Noble’s eponymous play a year after its 1958 Broadway run under the stage direction of wonderboy Joshua Logan (Picnic), it was an attempt to transcend the wave of sordid, exploitive teen-centric dramas which packed upbeat music, titillating behaviour…

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