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Thursday, January 24, 2013

The Morning Movie - FROM HERE TO ETERNITY (1953)

Watching some of this classic film on TCM this morning before heading out to work. Top notch film with a super cast. It takes place at Pearl Harbor, a few weeks before the attack by the Japanese. Montgomery Clift who plays Private Prewitt, arrives at the base and immediately draws the ire of the commander, who wants him to be on the boxing team. Clift refuses and his life at the barracks becomes a living hell. A truly emotional and epic film with a cast that features Burt Lancaster, Deborah Kerr, Donna Reed, and Frank Sinatra. All give Oscar caliber performances especially Reed as a floozie who Clift falls for. And Sinatra is perfect as Private Maggio.


silverscreenings said...

Ooh - such great acting in this film. Not a bad way to start the day!

Lasso The Movies said...

This is one of my absolute favorite films! Fred Zinneman took this incredible epic story and made it flow so easily. As the years go by, I feel as if this film has only become a stronger example of brilliant filmmaking.


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