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Melissa Anderson

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High Brow: Gloria Grahame in In a Lonely Place

Performances

High Brow: Gloria Grahame in In a Lonely Place

Any paean to noir seductress nonpareil Gloria Grahame—mine included—can’t hope to surpass this encomium from Boyd McDonald, one of her most ardent and articulate devotees. Saluting Grahame’s performance in In a Lonely Place (1950) in his esse…

By Melissa Anderson

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Belle de jour: Tough Love
Belle de jour: Tough Love

“I felt they showed more of me than they’d said they were going to,” Catherine Deneuve remarked to Pascal Bonitzer in 2004, about the making of Luis Buñuel’s 1967 Belle de jour. “There were moments when I felt totally used. I was very unha…

By Melissa Anderson

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