Actor: Charles Bickford

Fallen Angel (1945)

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After the surprise success of Otto Preminger’s film noir Laura in 1944, 20th Century Fox was eager to repeat the box office draw with another Preminger noir. Fallen Angel has the same male lead, Dana Andrews, and, perhaps more importantly, the same cinematographer, Joseph LaShelle, but it lacks Gene Tierney, who played the haunting title […]


Little Miss Marker (1934)

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Shirley Temple’s small part in Stand Up and Cheer! won her a overnight fame. Variety christened her the “unofficial star” of the otherwise unremarkable film. That sent producers scrambling to find larger roles for her. Although she was under exclusive contract with Fox, director Alexander Hall persuaded her to audition for the best kid roles in years in a […]


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“I was born at home, because I wanted to be near Mother at the time.”
-James W. 'Jim' Wade (William Powell)
from Manhattan Melodrama