Archive for Janet Leigh
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Prince Valiant (1954) Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation / P: Robert L. Jacks / D: Henry Hathaway / W: Dudley Nichols, Hal Foster (comic strip) / C: Lucien Ballard / E: Robert L. Simpson / M: Franz Waxman / S: James Mason, Janet Leigh, Robert Wagner, Debra Paget, Sterling Hayden, Victor McLaglen
Two of my favorite actors in the same film? We can have such things? Yes. Yes we can. Not to mention a fantastic supporting role surprise from Mary Astor.
Act of Violence (1948) Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / William H. Wright / D: Fred Zinnemann / W: Robert L. Richards / C: Robert Surtees / E: Conrad A. Nervig / M: Bronislau Kaper / S: Van Heflin, Robert Ryan, Janet Leigh, Phyllis Thaxter, Mary Astor
“It’s not like my mother is a maniac or a raving thing.”
“She just goes a little mad sometimes.”
“We all go a little mad sometimes.”
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Psycho (1960) Shamley Productions :: Paramount Pictures / P: Alfred Hitchcock / D: Alfred Hitchcock / W: Joseph Stefano, Robert Bloch (novel) / C: John L. Russell / E: George Tomasini / M: Bernard Hermann / S: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam