Edmond O’Brien

The Barefoot Contessa

July 25, 2001 // 0 Comments

Joseph Mankiewicz’s ’The Barefoot Contessa’ represents something of an ill-fitting hybrid. The lighting-fast quips and juicy bon mots are signature Mankiewicz and 1950’s American cinema, yet the pacing and storytelling manner are very much of [...]

Seven Days In May

May 24, 2000 // 0 Comments

Sandwiched between the paranoia classic ’The Manchurian Candidate’ and the Faustian shocker ’Seconds, ’ John Frankenheimer’s gripping political thriller ’Seven Days In May’ debuts on DVD with a spiffy looking transfer and a thoroughly [...]


March 15, 2000 // 0 Comments

Image Entertainment has resurrected one of the landmark entries of the film noir genre, Rudolph Mate’s ingenious 1950 thriller ’D.O.A., ’ with a respectful, movie-only DVD presentation. Veteran character actor Edmond O’Brien plays Frank Bigelow, [...]