Frank Partos


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Honolulu (1939) - I'm Liable To Get Killed! Movie star Brooks (Robert Young) recovering from the last time he was mobbed during an east-coast PR swing, getting out of the hospital with the help of hustling agent Duffy (George Burns), with a poor result, in MGM’s Honolulu, 1939, also starring Eleanor Powell and Gracie Allen.
Honolulu (1939) - Throw Myself At Him? Robert Young, in a dual role, here is movie star Books Mason, who’s traded places with his look-alike Hawaiian plantation owner George, cruising home for two weeks of peace and quiet, when he’s recognized by cruise ship entertainer Millie (Gracie Allen), who must tell pal Dot (Eleanor Powell), the first scene for both gals, in MGM’s Honolulu, 1939.
Stranger On The Third Floor (1940) - Looking For Somebody? Cub reporter Michael (John McGuire), troubled over his testimony, which led to a conviction in a murder near his apartment, has a second encounter with Peter Lorre (title character), in the celebrated RKO early Film Noir, The Stranger On The Third Floor, 1940.
Stranger On The Third Floor (1940) - What A Gloomy Dump The RKO second-feature often considered the first Film Noir takes a dark turn, as we begin the internal monologue of Michael (John McGuire), whose testimony just clinched a maybe-unjust murder conviction, and he meets the title character (Peter Lorre) in Stranger On The Third Floor, 1940.
Snake Pit, The (1948) - Before It's Too Late Shrink doctor Kik (Leo Genn) with more beaurocratic colleagues (Natalie Shafer as Miss Seifert, Howard Freeman, Frank Conroy, et al) arguing his case in the staff dining hall, in Anatole Litvak's The Snake Pit, 1948.
Snake Pit, The (1948) - Where Do I Sign? Spouse Robert (Mark Stevens) is recounting his marriage and early problems with his wife, now-institutionalized Virginia (Olivia de Havilland) for her psychiatrist Dr. Kik (Leo Genn), early in The Snake Pit, 1948, based on the book by one-time inmate Mary Jane Ward.
Snake Pit, The (1948) - Now Then, Virginia Under examination by a review board and seeking her release, Virginia (Olivia De Havilland) fails to exhibit stability, in Anatole Litvak's 1948 hit The Snake Pit.
Snake Pit, The (1948) - One Of The Sick Ones Inmate Virginia (Olivia De Havilland) with her internal monologue, at the inmate's social club with her caring husband Robert (Mark Stevens), in director Anatole Litvak's The Snake Pit, 1948.
Uninvited, The (1944) - You'd Sell For That? Received by skittish Stella (Gail Russell), sibling Londoners Rick (Ray Milland) and Pam (Ruth Hussey) strike an odd deal to buy a seaside house from Commander Beech (Donald Crisp) in director Lewis Allens' The Uninvited, 1944.
Uninvited, The (1944) - Don't Get Rattled On his first night in the house, Rick (Ray Milland) hopes the crying voice might be the maid, but is assured by sister Pam (Ruth Hussey) that's not the case, in director Lewis Allen's The Uninvited, 1944.
Uninvited, The (1944) - Open, Haunted Shores Opening credits and Ray Milland's scene-setting narration from director Lewis Allen's The Uninvited, 1944, also starring Ruth Hussey and Donald Crisp, from the play by Dorothy Macardle.
Uninvited, The (1944) - The Most Howling Mistake Odd events begin, not recognized by siblings Rick (Ray Milland) and Pam (Ruth Hussey), as they assess the old seaside house they've just picked up for a song, in Lewis Allen's The Uninvited, 1944.

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