One year, one film: 1953 – Niagara

One year, one film: 1953 The film: Niagara, dir. Henry Hathaway Starring Marilyn Monroe and Joseph Cotten Rating: Recommended | Highly Recommended | MUST-SEE Marilyn Monroe is perhaps the most enduring star of mid-century Hollywood. Her image adorns all kinds of merchandise, from t-shirts to purses to iPhone cases. The internet is full of misquotes attributed to her. Her name is practically synonymous with the … Continue reading One year, one film: 1953 – Niagara

Favorite things about… Niagara (1953)

The favorite film: Niagara, 1953’s “raging torrent of emotion that even nature can’t control!” This noir-thriller was directed by Henry Hathaway for Fox. The synopsis: Polly and Ray Cutler are taking a belated honeymoon trip to Niagara Falls. When they arrive at the Falls, they find that the cabin they were supposed to be staying in is still occupied by Rose and George Loomis, who … Continue reading Favorite things about… Niagara (1953)