Ladislaus Fodor


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Jewel Robbery (1932) -- (Movie Clip) Kindly Put Up Your Hands First appearance of the star William Powell, who never is named throughout the picture, in his suave invasion of a top Vienna jewelry store, Baroness Kay Francis gasping with her perfectly cordial husband and lover (Henry Kolker, Hardie Albright), Lee Kohlmar the jeweler, in Warner Bros. Jewel Robbery, 1932.
Jewel Robbery (1932) -- (Movie Clip) I Studied In Paris From William Powell's first scene as "The Robber," Countess Teri (Kay Francis), her husband (Henry Kolker), the proprietor (Lee Kohlmar) and the commissioner (Hardie Albright), irritated but impressed in a Vienna jewel shop, in Jewel Robbery, 1932.
Jewel Robbery (1932) -- (Movie Clip) Neither Am I Short And Fat Victim of an elegant robber earlier in the day, Viennese Countess Teri (Kay Francis) frets with friend Marianne (Helen Vinson), then is visited by the man himself (William Powell), making charming demands, in Jewel Robbery, 1932.
Jewel Robbery (1932) -- (Movie Clip) To Supplant My Jewels Opening in Vienna with Kay Francis as droll baroness Teri, with her friend Marianne (Helen Vinson) lamenting their circumstances, directed by William Dieterle, from a Ladislas Fodor play, in what was primarily a William Powell vehicle, in his Warner Bros.’ period, Jewel Robbery, 1932.
tom thumb (1958) -- (Movie Clip) Sent By The Beautiful Lady? The rustling is the first appearance of the title character (Russ Tamblyn), whose arrival has been foretold to John the woodcutter (Bernard Miles) and whose wife (Jessie Matthews) shares his delight, in producer-director George Pal’s musical take on the sort-of Brothers Grimm tale, tom thumb, 1958.
tom thumb (1958) -- (Movie Clip) This Is My Song Russ Tamblyn (title character) awakens, his first night in the home of his quasi-adoptive parents, greeted by Dal McKennon as the voice of Con-fu-shon, and the first of the original songs wholly credited to Peggy Lee, in director George Pal’s England-made musical tom thumb, 1958.
tom thumb (1958) -- (Movie Clip) He Can Wiggle Through The Keyhole! The tiny title character (Russ Tamblyn) joins his new adoptive woodcutter dad (Bernard Miles) for a first day at work when two new characters appear in the forest, Terry-Thomas and Peter Sellers as Ivan and Antony, with a plot in mind, in producer-director George Pal’s tom thumb, 1958.
Other Love, The (1947) -- (Movie Clip) Never Been This High Established in the credit sequence as a famous concert pianist, Karen (Barbara Stanwyck) arrives at a Swiss sanatorium run by Brit doctor Stanton (David Niven), opening director Andre De Toth's The Other Love, 1947, from a story by Erich Maria Remarque.
Other Love, The (1947) -- (Movie Clip) Whither Thou Goest Allowed liberty from her Swiss sanatorium, famous pianist and terminal tubercular Karen (Barbara Stanwyck) has a chance encounter with playboy motorist Clermont (Richard Conte, in an early movie role), in The Other Love, 1947, from an Erich Maria Remarque story.
Great Sinner, The -- (Movie Clip) Enigmatic Glances Fedja (Gregory Peck) narrating a flashback, recalling his first meeting with Pauline (Ava Gardner), en route to Wiesbaden, in Robert Siodmak's The Great Sinner 1949, based on Dostoyevsky's The Gambler.
Great Sinner, The -- (Movie Clip) Redeemed By Sinners Fedja (Gregory Peck) redeems a pawn ticket for a dead friend, meeting Emma (Agnes Moorehead), writing, then chatting with new friend Pauline (Ava Gardner), in The Great Sinner, 1949, based on Dostoyevsky's The Gambler.
Great Sinner, The -- (Movie Clip) Of All The Sensations... Writers Ladislas Fodor and Christopher Isherwood preserved some of Dostoyevsky's "The Gambler," in this chest-heaving scene between Fedja (Gregory Peck) and Pauline (Ava Gardner) in The Great Sinner, 1949, directed by Robert Siodmak.