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  • Diane
  • Carol
  • Frances
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  • Remember My Name

    ★★★★

  • Who Am I This Time?

    ★★★★

  • The Man Who Cheated Himself

    ★★★

  • Magnolia

    ★★★★★

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  • Girls Town

    Girls Town

    ★★½

    Girls Town stars Mamie Van Doren as Silver, a real gone chick who spouts more 50's slang than a stoned Beatnik, alongside a handful of musicians trying their hand at acting (Mel Torme, Paul Anka, Ray Anthony). There's also a quartet of celebrity progeny on hand (Harold Lloyd Jr., Charlie Chaplin Jr., Cathy Crosby, Jim Mitchum) who aren't given much to do, but must have seemed like a good idea in the Stunt Casting Department.

    Early on, Silver gets carted…

  • Day of the Outlaw

    Day of the Outlaw

    ★★★★

    It's been quite a while since I've seen the other 1959 western featuring one of Ozzie and Harriet's kids, but I think I may have enjoyed this one even more. I suppose that's sacrilege considering Rio Bravo's high standing in the ranks of classic westerns, but then I'm not really a western aficionado, so what do I know. Day of the Outlaw has Burl Ives leading a gang of bank robbers that take control of a tiny Wyoming town, and…

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  • San Francisco

    San Francisco

    ★★★

    San Franciscans endure the dual traumas of the 1906 earthquake, and Jeannette MacDonald's relentless singing. As others have noted, the story is tedious, the earthquake impressive.

  • Woman Obsessed

    Woman Obsessed

    ★★

    Mary Sharron (Susan Hayward) loses her husband in a forest fire, leaving her alone with her young son and a ranch to run. She struggles to till the soil on her own, until a hunky wood-chopper named Fred (Stephen Boyd) shows up and she hastily hires him to help out. Turns out he also lost a spouse in a fire, so I suppose they're meant to be? He's a moody fellow and there are red flags right from the start…