The Drop Box

July 19, 2009

Quick Notes

Filed under: Movies — Toshi Yano @ 1:38 pm

Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957) – with Tony Curtis as an advertising hack and Jayne Mansfield as, I guess, herself – was fun, if fluffy, stuff: light satire of Madison Avenue and celebrity culture, with some really good comic moments and quaint (in the best way) double entendres (polishing one’s Oscar, anyone?)

Auntie Mame (1958), with Rosalind Russell in the title role – the story of a vivacious, free-thinking socialite and her orphaned nephew, told over a period of nine years during the Depression, in vignettes – has its share of great comedy, too; the beginning and end shine particularly brightly.


1 Comment »

  1. Fantastic – kinda interesting issue. I’m going to write about it likewise.

    Comment by GeolleyZelt — December 11, 2009 @ 10:41 am

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