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  1. Richard Widmark: A Princeton legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Bureau County Republican

    Richard Widmark was deluged by fan mail of all kinds after portraying Tommy Udo on screen in the “Kiss of Death” in 1947. He even got communications from inmates of Leavenworth who were curious to know where he did his time, and even got an offer of employment - “I need a front man like you for my business.


  2. Richard Widmark: A Princeton legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Bureau County Republican

    ... he whips back at her with the words and shoves her down the stairs. The scene was from the movie “Kiss of Death” released Aug. 13, 1947, and the frail looking maniacal character was Tommy Udo portrayed by Richard Widmark. It was Tommy ...


  3. Farewell, My Lovelies: Rex Reed Says Goodbye to Those We Lost in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | The New York Observer

    ... film icons Coleen Gray, 92, lovely star of such film noir classics as Nightmare Alley with Tyrone Power and Kiss of Death with Victor Mature and Richard Widmark; Betsy Drake (Cary Grant's elegant third wife); and sultry Lizabeth Scott, 92, the femme ...


  4. Richard Widmark: A Princeton LegendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2015 | Bureau County Republican

    Richard Widmark made his first 21 movies under contract for 20th Century-Fox in a period of seven years. His first movie was “Kiss of Death” and his last was “Broken Lance” .


  5. Richard Widmark: A Princeton legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Bureau County Republican

    ... was Tommy Udo, the guy who pushed an old lady down the stairs after tying her in her wheelchair in “ Kiss of Death” (1947). This was the killer, Alec Stiles, from “Street with No Name” (1948). The audiences of back then ...


  6. Richard Widmark: A Princeton legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Bureau County Republican

    ... When you have watched him as one character after another, you are always waiting for a Tommy Udo (“Kiss of Death,” 1947), a Jefty Robbins (“Road House,” 1948), or a Clint Hollister (“The Law and Jake Wade,” ...


  7. Happy Birthday To Peekskill's Stanley TucciRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | The Peekskill Daily Voice

    ... every year since his debut in "Prizzi's Honor." He is known for his work in "The Pelican Brief," "Beethoven," "Kiss of Death," "Road to Perdition" and "Big Night," and in the television series "Murder One." Tucci performed in three films released ...


  8. Night and the City (1950) (Blu-ray) Criterion CollectionRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2015 | DVD Verdict

    ... the finest showcase for his talents. He had made a huge impression a few years earlier in the noir classic Kiss of Death , in which his giddy laugh and a scene of iconic violence turned him into an unconventional star. That laugh appears frequently ...


  9. Criterion Collection's 'Night and the City' proves why it's the best film noirRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 |

    ... brickbats start flying, let's take a slow, seductive peek at the credits. It stars Richard Widmark . Remember "Kiss of Death", "Road House", "The Street with No Name" and "Pickup on South Street"? It co-stars Gene Tierney. Remember "Laura", "Leave ...


  10. Apollo Theater to show Widmark western FridayRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2015 | Bureau County Republican

    ... h School Class of 1932, starred in 72 movies, from his Hollywood debut as gangster Tommy Udo in 1947's “Kiss of Death” until his final performance as Senator James Stiles in 1991's “True Colors.”