The Fugitive Kind
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#1 Aug 27, 2013
Love that film! Reminded of it when finding the great clip of Marilyn Monroe and Anna Magnagni the other day (on YouTube). Here's one of my favorite scenes (and favorite quotes--"Why don't you get the caliope-and the clown-to make the announcement"):
video by magiclamp122
(Other clips of The Fugitive Kind are also found on YouTube--some really great scenes--Anna Magnagni, Joanne Woodward, Marlon Brando, etc.--they were all so good in this film)
#2 Aug 27, 2013
Ooops...Anna Magnani--misspelled her name twice above. The comments below the video refer to posts by Azorka82--that was me but my posts were removed automatically when closing Youtube account a few years ago.
#3 Aug 27, 2013
Pardon me. And calliope is spelled with two "L"s.
#4 Aug 27, 2013
Great synopsis of the film on Wikipedia.
#5 Aug 27, 2013
I like the film very much so naturally disagree with the critical comments on Wiki. But Bosley Crowther of The New York Times has a good perspective in writing:
...."piercing account of loneliness and disappointment in a crass and tyrannical world"
#6 Aug 27, 2013
Great quote by Burt Lancaster about Anna Magnani found on her Wiki page (they starred together in The Rose Tattoo):
"if she had not found acting as an outlet for her enormous vitality, she would have become a great criminal"
Anna Magnani died of pancreatic cancer...I wondered when reading that if it wasn't due in part to her living on "coffee and cigarettes" (as described elsewhere on her Wiki page).
One of my very favorite (even though I keep misspelling her name); loved Joanne woodward in the film too. Brando is great of course. Enjoyed his "One Eyed Jacks" and numerous other films of his as well.
#7 Aug 28, 2013
One of the criticisms on Wiki is that Joanne Woodward was too "florid". But that's what made her character interesting.
Couldn't find the scene (on YouTube) where that bar character grabs Marlon Brando in a big hug and says something like "That jacket is spooky, Snakeskin!". It's very funny as Marlon Brando laughs along with the scene.
#8 Aug 28, 2013
This is another favorite scene--though it's cut a bit short:
The Fugitive Kind
video by Jake Ehrlich
#9 Aug 28, 2013
One more great clip--Anna Magnani is excellent in this one:
The Fugitive Kind 1959 - A Town Like This
video by WildBunch1776
....looked some more, unable to find the scene, where, remembering better now, that character in the bar hugs Brando and says "That snakeskin jacket is spooky, man!"; would love to see that scene again.
#10 Aug 28, 2013
Can't stop viewing these clips....would love to see the film in entirety again. Here's just one more with Joanne Woodward:
The Fugitive Kind (2/8) Movie CLIP - Carol Knows Val (1959) HD
video by movieclips
#11 Aug 28, 2013
Off this thread's subject, but just found a Wiki page for Katty Line by using the Italian option when searching Wiki (nothing comes up on the English Wiki for "Katty Line"...there is a great photo of her on it, and the following which I ran through online translation:
Katty Line, aka Catherine Denise Frédérique Boloban (Sucy-en-Brie, 13 March 1945  1947 ), is a French singer.
2 Partial Discography
2.2 33 laps with other artists
2.3 EP published in France
2.4 45 rpm published in France
3 External links
Discovered by René Porchet (producer under the pseudonym Ken Lean), she began his singing career in France in the mid-60s, being a hit in 1965 with N'hésite pas quand l'amour t'appelle, cover of Back In My Arms Again The Supremes, and in 1966 with Ne fais pas la tete, cover of How Does That Grab You, Darlin 'by Lee Hazlewood (launched by Nancy Sinatra), then performing in Belgium and Switzerland.
In 1968 she married Porchet, its manufacturer.
In Italy became famous after participating in the television program Tonight with Adriano Celentano, where highlights for its beauty and for wearing mini-skirts: the very public Molleggiato her records with his record company, in addition, as a result of the hit television show, was hired by Katty Line Dufour for Carousel.
Join the Festivalbar 1969 with Rival (written by Miki Del Prete and Luciano Beretta for text and Lorenzo Pilat and Roberto Negri for music), and in the same year she recorded You always win, cover in Italian Touch me The Doors (with text written by Luciano Beretta and Cristiano Minellono).
The next year, with In the direction of the sun, compete in the Cantagiro 1970.
In 1971 she participated in the television program Dating in summer, in December of 1971, however, suffers a terrible car accident while in the car with her husband: Porchet loses his life, and Katty Line remains in hospital for 18 months, after which decided to return to France.
She recorded a 45 rpm again in Italy in 1980: it is Adriano, a disco song with which he participated in the television program Superclassifica Show.
--(I corrected numerous references of "he" instead of "she" as best i could)
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