The Art of Cinema #440


A Face in the Crowd
(Elia Kazan; 1957)

8 comments:

Tempest said...

Where do I begin? Geeez so much. Words fail me.
The people I have recommended this movie who never saw it come away ... well...
EVERYONE SHOULD SEE IT!
Oh yeah here some words. And not being cynical either...
RIPPED FROM TODAY'S HEADLINES!! A STORY SO BOLD...!!!!


More will come along and post about it.

Robert Fiore said...

Demonstrating the absurdity of the blacklist, politically speaking A Face in the Crowd is about the most egregious piece of Popular Front bullshit ever committed to film. A very strange film in spots, though, sometimes drifting into Terry Southern territory, speak of the devil.

Sock MonKey 1 said...

I don't know about those 1:31 a.m. comments, but AFITC must have scared the hell out of Andy.

Maureen said...

It's hard to watch but I love his downfall.

estiv said...

RIPPED FROM TODAY'S HEADLINES!!

Yeah, I once posted the scene where the political hack explains things to Lonesome Rhodes under the title "Bill Kristol speaks to Sarah Palin."

Christopher said...

unusual poster,unusual movie..
Andy!you better get on down and see Floyd,you're beginning to look like Bob Dylan there

TIM said...

Andy Griffith's underrated film
performance. Should have gotten
an oscar nomination.

swac said...

I missed a chance to own this poster (in decent, if not great shape). What the hell was I thinking?