Tag: Terry Moore

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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Film: Bernadine (1957)

Film: Bernadine (1957)

June 25, 2015 | By

It’s worth noting that while issues of juvenile delinquents and gangs had begun to crop up in films like The Blackboard Jungle (1955), Rebel Without a Cause (1955), and The Wild One (1953), there remained in production quaint visions of idyllic, highly WASP high school life, with genial characters portrayed by twentysomething actors…

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