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Care, Compassion and Craft: Into the Pit

Care, Compassion and Craft: Into the Pit

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 27th 2019

The path from bestselling book to the big screen was, like its title, serpentine, but The Snake Pit (1948) nonetheless emerged as a rare Hollywood product that combined a sincerely crafted exploration

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From Obsession to Inspiration

From Obsession to Inspiration

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 31st 2016

In The Hustons, biographer Lawrence Grobel writes that a film version of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick (1956) was the picture John Huston “had most wanted to make when he first considered becoming a

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