Tag Archive: Glenn Ford

May 07

Episode 48: Gilda

GildaThis week, we watch the amazing Rita Hayworth in Gilda!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because Rita Hayworth truly must be witnessed. The film is readily available for rental on streaming services such as Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play, and YouTube. It is also available with subscription to FilmStruck.

Note: as you will soon be able to tell while listening to the episode, our recording session was interrupted by everything. Dogs! Phones! Husbands! Pizza guy! We apologize. In spite of all that, please join us again on May 21st, when we go back to Clouzot with a viewing of Diabolique!

Gilda (1946)
Gilda poster Rating: 7.7/10 (23,604 votes)
Director: Charles Vidor
Writer: E.A. Ellington (story), Jo Eisinger (adaptation), Marion Parsonnet (screenplay)
Stars: Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, George Macready, Joseph Calleia
Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
Released: 25 Apr 1946
Plot: A small-time gambler hired to work in a Buenos Aires casino learns that his ex-lover is married to his employer.

Dec 21

Episode 15: The Big Heat

The Big HeatThis week, we watch Fritz Lang’s amazing noir, The Big Heat!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because it is truly great. This film is currently available for streaming rental on iTunes, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft, and is also available on DVD.

Join us on January 7th for our episode on The Asphalt Jungle!

The Big Heat (1953)
The Big Heat poster Rating: 8.0/10 (19,473 votes)
Director: Fritz Lang
Writer: Sydney Boehm (screenplay), William P. McGivern (Saturday Evening Post serial)
Stars: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando, Alexander Scourby
Runtime: 89 min
Genre: Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
Released: 01 Oct 1953
Plot: Tough cop Dave Bannion takes on a politically powerful crime syndicate.