Subject:

Carroll Baker

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Movie Stars Playing Movie Stars: A Marvy Montage

    No one plays a legendary movie star like another movie star--I mean, they really know how it's done, or at least they're willing to trot out their best mannerisms and try. Here are some of the most memorable examples (some because they're brilliant, others because they're glittery trash) of filmla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    My Surreal Encounter With Carroll Baker

    ​My "good/bad" movie club has one rule, which is, "If any of us ever runs into anyone from one of the movies we've seen, you must approach them and ask them about it." This has led to lively dialogues between myself and esoteric stars like Lynn Redgrave, Leslie Uggams, and Tatum O'Neal about ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 9, 2011
  • Film

    December 1, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    The Handsomest Actor Ever

    ​His name was Jean Sorel, and in fact it still is. The Frenchman is 75 and keeps on working. But Sorel's heyday was the '60s and '70s, when his dreamy features and glossy, immovable hair filled the screen in Sidney Lumet's fiery A View From The Bridge, Bunuel's wry classic Belle De Jour, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2010

    Carroll Baker Tried To Kill Her Sister

    ​Now's the time of year when I snuggle up with many a warming celebrity memoir, delving into their passions and achievements--like the fact that Carroll Baker tried to kill her sister! Yes, the Baby Doll bombshell was just a young girl when her new baby-doll sister came along and attracted so ... More >>

  • Film

    October 13, 2009

    Electricity for All in Elia Kazan's Wild River

    City boy–country girl sparks, and plenty of politics

  • Voice Choices

    October 13, 2009
  • Film

    December 17, 2008

    Catch Baby Doll with Carroll Baker and Eli Wallach

    Plus Ken Jacobs retrospectives, Alexander Medvedkin revisited

  • Voice Choices

    December 10, 2008

    ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT

    Looking back at Elia Kazan's scandalous Baby Doll

  • Film

    December 19, 2006

    Method to Her Madness

    Carroll Baker breaks down in this early '60s melodrama

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