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  1. Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool review: real-life showbiz romanceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | South China Morning Post

    ... 1970s. Grahame rose to fame in the 1940s, as a sultry sex bomb in film noir classics like In a Lonely Place and The Big Heat , even winning an Oscar for her brief turn in The Bad and the Beautiful . Married four times, including once to her own ...

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  2. Film Stars Don't Die In LiverpoolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Lost In Translation

    ... with a much younger man, Peter Turner (Jamie Bell). I remember Graham from her film noir movies such as The Big Heat , Crossfire , and In a Lonely Place . So this story captured my interest. It is something of a tragedy since it is about her final ...

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  3. Sam Fuller and Fritz Lang: Audacious Auteurs of NoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | The New York Times

    ... is threatened by this quasi-military, community-service-oriented entity. The narrative arc owes something to "The Big Heat," Fritz Lang's 1953 film noir about an ex-cop who destroys a crime syndicate while avenging his wife's death. The protagonist ...

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  4. Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool' is a love story for '50s film star...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for "The Bad and the Beautiful" (1952), and her career peaked in 1953 with "The Big Heat." It then began to decline after "Oklahoma!" (1955), when the public learned about her rumored love affair with Tony Ray, ...

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  5. TCM in March: HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    ... as well as Sunday morning church-goers! This month's Noir Alley titles are Glenn Ford and Gloria Grahame in THE BIG HEAT (1953) on March 4th ; Peter Lorre in the early noir STRANGER ON THE THIRD FLOOR (1940) on March 10th-11th ; Robert Young, Robert ...

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  6. How Annette Bening brings a film noir icon to life in 'Film...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... In a Lonely Place (1950) opposite a never-better Humphrey Bogart, Sudden Fear (1952), genre king Fritz Lang's The Big Heat (1953) and Human Desire (1954), and Robert Wise's Odds Against Tomorrow (1959). She also played the town bad girl in It's a ...

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  7. Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool: Gloria BeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Creative Loafing

    ... turn in 1952's The Bad and the Beautiful , Grahame also appeared in such gems as It's a Wonderful Life , The Big Heat (where Lee Marvin scalds her character's face with lava-like coffee), Oklahoma! and, best of all, In a Lonely Place , where she ...

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  8. Faded glamour, new romance as Bening portrays Grahme in 'Liverpool'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... "like a drop of loose mercury." She slinked through classic noirs like "In Lonely Place," "Crossfire" and "The Big Heat," played the flirtatious girl rescued by Jimmy Stewart in "It's a Wonderful Life" and won an Oscar for her performance as Dick ...

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  9. Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool: Why Jamie Bell decided to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... career are barely sketched in the film - and even less so in the book. Best known for her role in Fritz Lang's The Big Heat (1953), in which the gangster played by Lee Marvin throws acid in her face, she won an Oscar for her supporting role in T he ...

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  10. Granger at the Movies: 'Film Stars Don't Die in...Read the original story

    Feb 12, 2018 | Westport Now

    ... this enigmatic actress was. Back in 1940s and '50s film noir, Grahame starred in "Crossfire," "Sudden Fear," "The Big Heat," "In a Lonely Place" and "The Bad and the Beautiful," for which she won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar. Fans also remember ...

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  11. Bening and Bell show love is love in Film Stars Don't Die in LiverpoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | CultureMap

    The life of a movie star has to be profoundly strange, as the whims of the industry can put you on top of the world in a flash, and just as quickly deposit you in the world of the forgotten. Gloria Grahame won an Oscar in 1952, played opposite Humphrey Bogart, and headlined films like Oklahoma! and The Big Heat , but odds are that even seasoned film aficionados don't know her name now.

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  12. BAFTA Vs. Oscar: How 'Film Stars Don't Die In...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Deadline

    ... that many British viewers will recall Grahame's mighty run in the '50s with films such as In a Lonely Place , The Big Heat and The Bad and the Beautiful - another film about Hollywood - but they will definitely see the humanity in her story, ...

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  13. Bening and Bell prove love is ageless in steamy new FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | CultureMap

    The life of a movie star has to be profoundly strange, as the whims of the industry can put you on top of the world in a flash, and just as quickly deposit you in the world of the forgotten. Gloria Grahame won an Oscar in 1952, played opposite Humphrey Bogart, and headlined films like Oklahoma! and The Big Heat , but odds are that even seasoned film aficionados don't know her name now.

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  14. Bening and Bell show love is love in Film Stars Don't Die in LiverpoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | CultureMap

    The life of a movie star has to be profoundly strange, as the whims of the industry can put you on top of the world in a flash, and just as quickly deposit you in the world of the forgotten. Gloria Grahame won an Oscar in 1952, played opposite Humphrey Bogart, and headlined films like Oklahoma! and The Big Heat , but odds are that even seasoned film aficionados don't know her name now.

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  15. 'Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool' review: Annette Bening puts on brave, moving performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Newsday

    ... wife of a screenwriter (Dick Powell). She gets seduced by Hollywood and a Latin heartthrob (Gilbert Roland). THE BIG HEAT (1953) In this Fritz Lang crime drama, Grahame had one of her meatiest roles (originally intended for Marilyn Monroe) as the ...

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  16. Forefront, l-r Lee Marvin, Gloria Grahame, and Glenn Ford in "The Big ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | SFGate

    For those of you who saw Annette Bening's spot-on portrayal of Gloria Grahame in the recent " Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool ," see firsthand how Bening nailed it by watching the real deal in one of her most iconic film roles. As the gangster's moll in Fritz Lang's "The Big Heat," Grahame walks a fine line between good-but-angry cop Glenn Ford and bad guy Lee Marvin, who swings a mean pot of coffee.

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  17. Age-defying love story at heart of 'Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | 680News

    ... and had star turns in 1950s film noir vehicles including "In a Lonely Place" with Humphrey Bogart and "The Big Heat" opposite Glenn Ford. But as the years passed she fell on hard times, working on smaller-scale theatre productions in the U.K. in her ...

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  18. Age-defying love story at heart of a Film Stars Dona t Die in LiverpoolaRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2018 | Medincine Hat News

    ... and had star turns in 1950s film noir vehicles including "In a Lonely Place" with Humphrey Bogart and "The Big Heat" opposite Glenn Ford. But as the years passed she fell on hard times, working on smaller-scale theatre productions in the U.K. in her ...

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  19. Noir Returns to San Francisco RootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | Counterpunch

    ... and remade the femme fatales, the fall guys and the gangsters that appear in movies such as Fritz Lang's The Big Heat (1955) and Robert Aldrich's Kiss Me Deadly ( 1955). Then, there's Roman Polanski's Chinatown that was made at the time of ...

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  20. Annette Bening plays noir star Gloria Grahame in 'Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Philly.com

    There's a scene in The Big Heat of Gloria Grahame mixing cocktails and greeting gangster boyfriend Lee Marvin a bit dismissively, prompting him to ask if she's expecting somebody else. This was classic Grahame - funny, tough, jaded.

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