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Kiss Before Dying, A (1956) -- (Movie Clip) If Certain Details Were Omitted Characters discussed but never seen before the murder (disguised as suicide) of Dory (Joanne Woodward), George MacReady her father, Virginia Leith her sister, Howard Petrie the police chief and Jeffrey Hunter, whom we have met, as the college tutor and weirdly, we learn, also part-time cop Gordon, with the culprit (Robert Wagner as “Bud” Corliss) lurking in Tucson’s El Presidio Park, in A Kiss Before Dying, 1956.
Warm December, A (1972) -- (Movie Clip) My Warm And Willing Nature American doctor Matt Younger (Sidney Poitier, who also directed), whom we think might be involved in some international intrigue, sees for the second time the unidentified Esther Anderson, and helps her lose her tail (John Beardmore), on location at the British Museum, Bloomsbury, London, in A Warm December, 1972.
Warm December, A (1972) -- (Movie Clip) First Trip To London? After credit sequence including star Sidney Poitier’s for directing, he’s an American doctor in London for a motorcycle-riding vacation with his young daughter, picked up by pal Henry (George Baker) who has his doubts, and they meet a woman (Esther Anderson) who’s being followed, in A Warm December, 1972.
Kiss Before Dying, A (1956) -- (Movie Clip) You've Concealed It Wonderfully Gobbling up more Tucson scenery, Virginia Leith as Ellen, wealthy sister of Dorothy (Joanne Woodward), whose murder has been officially ruled a suicide, receives a memento, then a phone call (from Bud, Robert Wagner, who committed the murder, and who is apparently now dating her!), then clashes with her cruel father (George MacReady), in A Kiss Before Dying, 1956.
Kiss Before Dying, A (1956) -- (Movie Clip) Your Diabolic Spell Shooting on location near the Guadalupe Peak Trail outside Tucson, Virginia Leith as heiress Ellen is now totally ensnared by Robert Wagner as Bud, who now has not only sold his murder of her sister as a suicide, but also now killed the guy he set up for having driven her to it, in the byzantine A Kiss Before Dying, 1956, from an Ira Levin novel.
Kiss Before Dying, A (1956) -- (Movie Clip) He Knew I Was Lying Following the credits and almost all in one take (by career A-D Gerd Oswald in his first outing as a director) college man Bud (Robert Wagner) has a slippery attitude already in place as well-to-do townie girlfriend Dorothy (Joanne Woodward) tells him she's pregnant, in A Kiss Before Dying, 1956.
Kiss Before Dying, A (1956) -- (Movie Clip) Always The Girls' Fault Shiftless B-M-O-C Bud (Robert Wagner) meets pregnant girlfriend, whom he calls "Doree" (Joanne Woodward), who wants to set a wedding date, still playing it cagey, and maybe taking a stab at accidentally killing her (?), early in A Kiss Before Dying, 1956, from the Ira Levin novel.
Warm December, A (1972) -- (Movie Clip) The Open 500 Scramble Star and director Sidney Poitier in action, as American amateur motorcycle racer Dr. Matt Younger in a then-popular “scramble” outside London, monitored by a still-unexplained observer (George Beardmore) then visiting the Thames and Trafalgar Square with his daughter (Yvette Curtis), amid growing mystery, in A Warm December, 1972.
Warm December, A (1972) -- (Movie Clip) Nonqonqo Director and star Sidney Poitier as American doctor Matt Younger visiting London has earned some of the confidence of Catherine (Esther Anderson), mysterious niece of an important African ambassador, and she’s agreed to a date, where they see an African ensemble led by Letta Mbulu singing a Miriam Makeba song, in A Warm December, 1972.
McQ (1974) -- (Movie Clip) Kept Him Off The Street Seattle cop John Wayne (title character) wants his captain (Eddie Albert) to let him go after the drug dealer he thinks shot his partner, which of course he won’t allow, so Duke goes ahead and surveils the guy, Santiago (Al Lettieri), anyway, early in director John Sturges’ McQ, 1974.
McQ (1974) -- (Movie Clip) Shotgun In The Back In the credits, we saw Stan Boyle (William Bryant) kill two patrolmen, then found out he’s a cop, then he gets shot and we find out his partner is John Wayne (title character), awakened on his boat in the Seattle harbor by J-C (Jim Watkins), in McQ, 1974, directed by John Sturges.
McQ (1974) -- (Movie Clip) I Know What You Go John Wayne (title character), a Seattle cop who’s resigned so he can chase the killer of his partner, ambushes bartender and drug-user Myra (Colleen Dewhurst), who we learn was his partner’s informant, enticing her with goods he took off a street dealer, an oddly intimate scene from McQ, 1974.