Bernie Abramson


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Lady In Question, The (1940) -- (Movie Clip) I'm One Of The Family Acquitted murder suspect Natalie (Rita Hayworth) has belatedly accepted an offer of help from Parisian bike shop owner Morestan (Brian Aherne), who was on her jury, leading to her first day at work, where his wife (Irene Rich) and bedazzled son (Glenn Ford) don’t know the back-story, in The Lady In Question, 1940.
Lady In Question, The (1940) -- (Movie Clip) This Is An Unusual Case Bouncy opening from director Charles Vidor, in the Columbia remake of the French director Marc Allegret’s comedy Griboulle (1937), introducing Glenn Ford as handsome amateur Paris astronomer Pierre, Evelyn Keyes his sister, Irene Rich his mother, George Davis a customer and top-billed Brian Aherne his father, in The Lady In Question, 1940, also starring Rita Hayworth.
Lady In Question, The (1940) -- (Movie Clip) He Threatened To Kill Me We know little about this case except that Brian Aherne, as Paris shop owner Morestan, is a very enthusiastic alternate juror, as Rita Hayworth appears as accused murderess Natalie, and Frank Reicher as the inquiring president of the court, in Columbia’s The Lady In Question, 1940, directed by Charles Vidor, also starring Glenn Ford.
Zou Zou (1934) -- (Movie Clip) I Would Have Preferred A Crocodile Looks like work on location in Toulon, Josephine Baker (title character) disappointed when her childhood mate Jean (Gabin), whom she hasn’t seen in ages, doesn’t get off the boat, but thrilled when he appears later, with their adoptive de-facto stage-father (Pierre Larquey), in Zouzou, 1934.
Zou Zou (1934) -- (Movie Clip) ...And Count The Days First scene for title character, American Josephine Baker, in her first talking feature, made in France, running her old act for a young friend when her adoptive dad (Pierre Larquey) gets the post card from their long-lost brother, son, colleague and sailor Jean (Gabin), in Zouzou, 1934.
Odessa File, The (1974) -- (Movie Clip) They Can't Kill Us Off! Hamburg, 1963, Jon Voight as reporter Miller, early in his pursuit of a Nazi war criminal involved in a plot against Israel, is the uninvited guest at a reunion of a (real) Waffen SS unit, Georg Marischka, and Günter Meisner as General Greifer, among the celebrants, in The Odessa File, 1974.
Zou Zou (1934) -- (Movie Clip) She Always Causes Problems Laundress Josephine Baker (title character) and colleague Claire (Yvette Lebon) with her childhood circus-performer pal Jean (Jean Gabin), quickly making friends at a club when she’s assaulted by a goon, leading to a big fight and quick exit, in director Marc Allégret’s Zouzou, 1934.
Boy Friend, The (1971) -- (Movie Clip) Do It For Them! Assistant stage manager and understudy Polly (Twiggy) gets cliche` last-minute advice from director Max (Max Adrian), with colleagues (Antonia Ellis, Caryl Little), working up to the first version of Sandy Wilson's title tune, in Ken Russell's The Boyfriend, 1971.
Boy Friend, The (1971) -- (Movie Clip) I Can Act Posh! Slowly gaining confidence, understudy Polly (Twiggy), backstage with haughty Percy (Bryan Pringle), then on stage with his wife Moyra (Moyra Fraser), shooting on location at the Theatre Royal, Portsmouth, in Ken Russell's The Boyfriend, 1971.
Boy Friend, The (1971) -- (Movie Clip) If We Only Had Money! Small-time director Max (Max Adrian) imagines what he might manage with more money, leading to a reprise of composer Sandy Wilson's title song, featuring the company, Tommy Tune, and under-study Twiggy (here "Polly"), in Ken Russell's The Boy Friend, 1971.
Lady Vanishes, The (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Third Rate Country Their train stuck in fictional Alpine Vandreka, English Caldicott and Charters (Naunton Wayne, Basil Radford) griping, the innkeeper (Emile Boreo) managing single gals Googie Withers, Sally Stewart and Margaret Lockwood, as bride-to-be Iris, opening Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes, 1938.
Lady Vanishes, The (1938) -- (Movie Clip) What's Happening To England Bothered cricket fans Caldicott and Charters (Naunton Wayne, Basil Radford) hijack the phone, then meet fellow stranded traveler Dame May Whitty, who will become the central character, in Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes, 1938, also starring Michael Redgrave and Margaret Lockwood.