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  1. Back to School Special: The Blackboard JungleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 |

    ... her. Let's take a look at 1955's social commentary "The Blackboard Jungle," which starred Fran's favorite actor, Glenn Ford. Richard Dadier (Glenn Ford) has taken on a new job teaching in the inner city, His intent is to convince both the ...


  2. Weekly Top Five: The best of film noirRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 31 | Chicago Reader

    ... towers above them all, a blistering gangster drama focused on the thin line between lawfulness and criminality. Glenn Ford, in a terrific performance, is the ultimate Langian protagonist, dogged in his fight against fate and the existential crisis ...


  3. Elvis Blu-rays lead vintage titles on videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Effingham Herald

    Donna Reed is distressed as husband Glenn Ford takes a phone call from the kidnapper of their son in the 1956 thriller "Ransom!," on DVD for the first time.


  4. Tonight's Movie: Trial (1955) - A Warner Archive DVD ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    TRIAL is one of several Glenn Ford films recently released on DVD by the Warner Archive .


  5. Tonight's Movie: Torpedo Run (1958) - A Warner Archive DVD ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    ... a very well-done entry in the genre. TORPEDO RUN was released by the Archive as part of a "wave" of half a dozen Glenn Ford films. Ford plays Lt. Cmdr. Barney Doyle, whose submarine the Grey Fish has been hunting for the Japanese aircraft carrier ...


  6. Heaven with a Barbed Wire FenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | Film Comment

    ... strangers form a vagabond community and travel west aboard freight cars. This film marked the screen debut of Glenn Ford as Joe, one of Trumbo's natural-born suckers whose innocence is a form of grace and whose misogyny is cured by Anita, an ...


  7. Video on Demand: 'Teenage' documents young rebels and trendsettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... a young Sidney Poitier makes a strong impression in one of his first roles, the film's hero is Mr. Dadier (Glenn Ford) - or "Daddy-O" to the kids. An English teacher and clumsy moral authority, Dadier struggles to man up and lay down the law, even ...


  8. FILM: The Criminal MindRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | Artforum Intl.

    ... the studio as Rita Hayworth . MoMA has Gilda (1946), Hayworth's most popular teaming with fellow contract player Glenn Ford , and Lady from Shanghai (1947), directed by Hayworth's estranged husband, Orson Welles , who took brattish glee in undoing ...


  9. Warner Archives, El Superbeasto and moreRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2009 | DVD Stalk

    ... (much of the bloodshed was apparently cut prior to release). With fine performances from Melissa Sue Anderson and Glenn Ford, plus the usual contingent of simpering victims, Happy Birthday pledges more allegiance to its giallo forebears than the ...


  10. Sympathy for the Devil: he Was Failed, he Fell, it's not his FaultRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2013 |

    ... that we don't notice it. Compare, for instance, the recently televised 1956 version of the movie Ransom with Glenn Ford to the 1996 remake with Mel Gibson (which you can watch on YouTube, at least for now). One of the inevitable alterations, besides ...


  11. Fate is the HunterRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | DVD Verdict

    ... field and crashing into a large fence as a fiery ball of destruction. The movie then moves forward with stalwart Glenn Ford ( Blackboard Jungle ) as investigator Sam McBane, trying to piece together the issues that brought the airliner down. In a ...


  12. Gloria Grahame Provides the Sizzle in 'The Big Heat'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2014 | Back Stage

    ... and chief among them is Gloria Grahame in "The Big Heat." Director Fritz Lang's 1953 film, starring Grahame, Glenn Ford, and Lee Marvin, is deceptively straightforward as film noirs go: Good guy cop Bannion (Ford) gets under the skin of a gangster, ...


  13. New book offers insight into Ben Hogan's private pastRead the original story

    May 25, 2014 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... imaginable at the course. His life story was the focus of a movie called Follow the Sun , a 1951 release starring Glenn Ford and Anne Baxter. "It was supposed to be the story of his life, and it kind of missed," said Hogan's niece, Jacqueline Hogan ...


  14. Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "Lady For A Day"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2014 | Free Republic

    ... a visit. If the story sounds familiar it was also the basis for Capra's 1961 film "Pocketful of Miracles" with Glenn Ford and Ann-Margret(in her screen debut). Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do ...


  15. 'The Swimmer' Tops a Trio of Recent ReissuesRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 |

    Just when you think you've seen it all, the world offers up Franco Nero as a bottle-blond space Jesus, Shelley Winters in a maid's outfit singing "Shortenin' Bread," and Glenn Ford getting his eyes pecked out by a frenzied hawk.


  16. what i watched last weekRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2014 | Steven Rubio's Online Life

    ... Macready) might have done it on their honeymoon, although if they did, it was off-screen. Gilda and Johnny (Glenn Ford) probably did it in the time before the movie begins, but once they get married late in the film, Johnny puts Gilda in a cage and ...


  17. Encore Westerns greenlights special 'Glenn Ford: A Six Gun Salute' marathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2014 |

    A fantastic rendering of Glenn Ford as seasoned trail boss Tom Reece in Cowboy, 1958: Artwork by Rouhani Cyrus /Fine Art America In an expertly crafted montage, Ray Charles salutes versatile actor Glenn Ford with Georgia on My Mind, set to romantic scenes from Ford's classic film arsenal In an expertly crafted montage, Ray Charles salutes versatile ... (more)


  18. In Japan, world's longest-serving death row inmate to get retrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2014 | KYTX-TV News

    ... the five previous cases, NHK reported. Hakamada's case comes just weeks after Louisiana's longest-serving inmate, Glenn Ford, left the State Penitentiary at Angola after almost 30 years in prison.


  19. Longest-serving death row inmate freedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2014 | CNN

    ... five previous cases, NHK reported. Hakamada's case comes just weeks after Louisiana's longest-serving inmate , Glenn Ford, left the State Penitentiary at Angola after almost 30 years in prison. Sister Helen Prejean wants officials to stop the ...


  20. Something Wonderful: Dancing.... in 246 MoviesRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2014 | American Digest

    ... and I The Godfather The Mask of Zorro A League of Our Own Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Hitch Zatoichi Kung Fu Hustle Glenn Ford Urban Cowboy Jackass Number 2 Three Amigos Summer Holiday Moonrise Kingdom Singing in the Rain Annie Seven Brides for Seven ...