One of the few (if any at the time this film was made) films shot in England with New York City’s ‘Little Italy” as the locale. Read More »
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History professor David Rhodes never has got over the death of his older brother, 1966 in Vietnam. Read More »
My Girl Tisa gave American audiences their first real glimpse of the charms of Lilli Palmer, who had been making waves in Great Britain in a number of films for a decade previously. Here she has the starring role as a Hungarian immigrant dealing with the plight of survival in New York’s Lower East Side, swarming with tenement apartments, sweatshops and all the rascals needed to keep the plot spinning. Sam Wanamaker was a pleasant choice for a co-star and Warners surrounded them with a top notch supporting cast, headed by Akim Tamiroff (studying hard for his naturalization test), Hugo Haas, Stella Adler and Alan Hale and gave the production some nice pictorial touches with regard to costumes and music for the early 20th century flavor.
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