Tag Archives: Richard Quine
Pushover (1954) Richard Quine, Fred MacMurray, Kim Novak, Philip Carey, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956) Richard Quine, Judy Holliday, John Williams, Paul Douglas, Comedy, Romance
The awarded architect Larry Coe lives a boring marriage with his wife Eve Coe and their two young sons in the suburb. Larry is designing and constructing an unique house to the successful writer Roger Altar (Ernie Kovacs) on the top of a hill. Margaret ‘Maggie’ Gault is a sexy blond sexually neglected by her husband Ken Gault that lives in the same neighborhood and they have a young son.
The World of Suzie Wong (1960) Richard Quine, William Holden, Nancy Kwan, Sylvia Syms, Drama, Romance
Robert Lomax, tired of working in an office, wants to be an artist. So he moves to Hong Kong to try his hand at painting. Finding a cheap hotel, he checks in, only to find it’s used by prostitutes and their “dates” they meet in the bar downstairs. Since he never picks up any of the ladies, they all want to know more about him. Eventually, he does hire one to model for him… and soon falls in love. However, since he’s on a limited budget, he can’t afford her exclusively, but doesn’t want to “share” her with anyone else.
The Clay Pigeon (1949) Richard Fleischer, Bill Williams, Barbara Hale, Richard Quine, Film-Noir, Drama
Jim Fletcher, waking up from a coma, finds he is to be given a court martial for treason and charged with informing on fellow inmates in a Japanese prison camp during WWII. Escaping from the hospital he tries to clear himself by enlisting the aid of Martha Gregory, widow of a service buddy he was accused of informing on. Helped also by Ted Niles, a surviving fellow prisoner, he gets closer to finding the answers he needs, and becomes ensnared in a grandiose scheme involving his Japanese ex-prison guard, $10,000,000 of US currency forged by the Japanese and a burgeoning crime network poised to wreak havoc throughout southern California.
Stanley Ford leads an idyllic bachelor life. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Bash Brannigan series provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, Charles. When he wakes up the morning after the night before – he had attended a friend’s stag party – he finds that he is married to the very beautiful woman who popped out of the cake – and who doesn’t speak a word of English. Despite his initial protestations, he comes to like married life and even changes his cartoon character from a super spy to a somewhat harried husband. When after several months he decides to kill off Bash’s wife in the cartoon, his wife misinterprets his intentions and disappears. Which leads the police to charge him with murder.