Discuss films and filmmakers of the 20th century (and even a little of the 19th century). Threads may contain spoilers.
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- Joined: Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:32 am
TCM will broadcast STORY OF TEMPLE DRAKE in September. Date is: 14-Sep-11 08:00 PM.
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- Joined: Tue Apr 15, 2008 10:25 am
- Location: SLC, UT
Where's the thread for the covert sunglasses smilies?
- Joined: Mon Jan 07, 2008 7:41 pm
Nice, I am a big fan of the film, but the copies floating around aren't too stellar, I'm curious to see what it will look like!
- Joined: Wed Oct 31, 2007 2:35 pm
- Location: Richmond, Rhode Island
TCM will be airing this on 9/14/11 at 8pm.
- Joined: Mon Jul 15, 2013 8:28 pm
- Location: Greenwich Village
The original NY Times review.... Interestingly, the reviewer leaves out a very important aspect of the film.
- Joined: Fri Mar 06, 2015 5:19 pm
I would have liked this film, had I not read the book the month before. Not only is the movie a sort of cliff notes version of the novel, but it changes the novel's intention. The book is pretty graphic, describing rape with a corn cob, which naturally could not have been filmed back then anyway; but the film makes Temple a sort of a heroine, where in the book she turns out to be almost as bad as the roadhouse gang. The film has some great visuals though, especially Temple in the barn about to be attacked. The lighting is incredible.