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In reply to an earlier post on 5 Feb 2012 21:08:07 GMT
Hi Mac:

Re: BD as " The Tramp ".

The film here was titled " Pocketful of Miracles "

In reply to an earlier post on 5 Feb 2012 07:36:27 GMT
MAC says:
The name of the Film is "Pocketful Of Miracles". Bette Davis plays "Annie" a local homeless alcoholic who sells big shiny red apples. A local gangster (Glenn Ford) buys one from her everyday believing it brings him luck. "Annies" daughter (Ann Margaret) lives in Spain and is about to marry the Ambassadors son, she writes to her mother saying they are coming to visit her. With the help of Glenn Ford they "clean" her up, find her a "husband" and the whole point of the charade is to make the visitors believe that "Annie" is a real well to do "lady". Bette Davis is brilliant as usual as the "tramp" and Glenn Ford shows his comedic side. A well entertaining film.

In reply to an earlier post on 5 Feb 2012 05:58:05 GMT
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In reply to an earlier post on 5 Feb 2012 05:42:58 GMT
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MAC says:
Its called "A Pocketful Of Dreams" starring Bette Davis. Glenn Ford is a local gangster who buys a red apple from Bette Davis everyday because he thinks it brings him luck. Bette Davis plays "Annie" a homeless alcoholic, but when she gets a letter from her daughter (played by Ann Margaret who is marrying the son of the Ambassador to Spain!) who lives in europe saying shes coming for a visit, she gets help from Glenn Ford who "cleans" her up, gets her a "husband" for the occasion and the whole charade is to make the visitors believe she is a well to do "Lady". I bought this DVD years ago, being a Bette Davis fan, it really is funny and sad, Bette Davis is as usual brilliant as the "tramp".

Posted on 31 Jan 2012 11:36:30 GMT
Quite right. Just a minor adjustment: sequel was Belles on their Toes (with an 'e')

Posted on 31 Jan 2012 09:26:11 GMT
S. Woodworth says:
Thank you so much for naming the film "Cheaper by the Dozen". I have been searching everywhere for the title. I saw it years ago, but couldn't remember the name. It will be so good to watch it with my kids. Am going to order it stright away,
Go raibh mile maith agaibh(as we say in Ireland)

In reply to an earlier post on 31 Jan 2012 09:23:48 GMT
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In reply to an earlier post on 31 Jan 2012 01:37:34 GMT
This film was called Cheaper by the Dozen and starred Cliffton Webb and Myrna Loy and was followed by a sequel Bells on their Toes

In reply to an earlier post on 12 Jan 2012 14:02:45 GMT
Don Fordillo says:
Ingrid Bergman made En kvinnis ansikte in 1938. It was remade in 1941 with Joan Crawford as "A Woman's Face."

Posted on 1 Jan 2012 16:04:55 GMT
ive always wanted to find an old black and white romantic film i saw as a kid and made a deep impression on me. i always thought it was called "the last wave" (its not the aussie film of that name).all i remember was a man falling in love with a beautiful statue of a woman which comes to life. its a doomed love affair as a tsunami wave sweeps in and like atlantis drowns the whole city. does this ring a bell with anyone??

In reply to an earlier post on 15 Aug 2011 04:57:29 BDT
Hello Barbara
Sorry - Not a Womans" Face, but thanks anyway.
Regards,
Joyce

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Aug 2011 11:48:14 BDT
I think this may be "A Womans Face" with 'Joan Crawford.

Posted on 25 Jul 2011 14:34:02 BDT
MCB says:
Hi,
The film is a pockeful of miracles, only watched it the other day starring Bette Davis as Apple Annie and Ann Margaret plays her daughter. As mentioned a ganster buys an apple each day from Annie for luck. Apple Annie has a daughter who has been brought up in Europe and Apple Annie has been living a lie about her circumstances. The Ganster helps Annie to cover up her lies about her circumstances and helps her to diceive here daughter. Not to spoil it for you excellent movie 5 stars and well worth seeing. A great classic. M Brown.

In reply to an earlier post on 28 Jun 2011 01:42:01 BDT
Sorry, it is not "Stolen Face" with Lizbeth Scott.
Thanks anyway.

In reply to an earlier post on 26 Jun 2011 12:26:37 BDT
Michael Bell says:
possibly a film with Elizabeth Scott

In reply to an earlier post on 24 May 2011 05:48:58 BDT
Hello Addison
If this reply is for me, i'm sorry, the movie is not "A Woman's Face"
but thanks anyway.
Joyce

In reply to an earlier post on 23 May 2011 14:21:29 BDT
Golden Earrings 1947 Ray Milland & Marlene Dietrich

In reply to an earlier post on 25 Apr 2011 11:53:12 BDT
"Cheaper by the Dozen" with Clifton Webb & Myrna Loy?

In reply to an earlier post on 25 Apr 2011 11:51:31 BDT
It's "A Woman's Face" directed by George Cukor (circa 1940) with Joan Crawford, Conrad Veidt and Melvyn Douglas for MGM, based on a Swedish film something like "Kvinna's Ansiktet" with, I think, Ingrid Bergman in her pre-Hollywood days.

Posted on 25 Apr 2011 09:16:02 BDT
i would like to know the title of a filmabout a dipamat who has a golden earring in one ear,the manis traverling when recives a message .thestory is told in flasebacks.it is in black/white

In reply to an earlier post on 23 Apr 2011 23:37:13 BDT
Flex says:
Actually I don't think it's "Cheaper by the Dozen" as Professor Gilbreth(Clifton Webb) doesn't die, or if he does it's at the end. In fact there is a sequel called "Belles on Their Toes" where the wife(Myrna Loy) carries on his work.

Posted on 4 Jan 2011 23:05:38 GMT
E. Armstrong says:
looking for a copy of itv5/channel 5 production of Hiawatha,beautifully produced and directed, about 25 years ago.Anyone want to sell a copy??

In reply to an earlier post on 2 Jan 2011 05:52:38 GMT
Hi Joyce:

Gets to you doesn't it ?
I clearly remember the final scene, where the husband is standing by the door, directing his " blind "
wife towrds the door, which he opens, and as the storm keeps crashing up, a flash of lightning shows
that the landing nd stairs down o bach etc below, has gone, and we see the huge rocks, raging sea and lightning flases.. and the3 musics swells up and is booming away as the wife gets nearer to the door..and then another lighning flas and she sees --no steps etc.

Great stuff at the time, so why can't I remember the title ?

Anyway, thanks for looking -- I"m going to need all the help I can with this one.

Have a great Noo Year --- did you see our Sydney New Years Eve Fireworks --- real beauty mate ...

In reply to an earlier post on 31 Dec 2010 10:56:56 GMT
Brillbru says:
Lady for a Day

In reply to an earlier post on 31 Dec 2010 10:13:21 GMT
Hi Graham

Will keep searching for you, because now I want to know the movie.
"Awe Ra Best " for 2011

Cheers,
Joyce
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