Tag Archives: Joseph H. Lewis

“I got my luck with Gun Crazy. It’s a part I thought I could play, don’t ask me why. ” — Peggy Cummins

It’s her birthday today. I wrote this in 2011 for a Film Noir Blogathon. I post it today in tribute to a great actress. 5 Things About Peggy Cummins in Gun Crazy Introduction Joseph Lewis’ brilliant, erotic, and influential Gun … Continue reading

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She asks, “What else do you do, besides shoot?”

He replies, “It’s been enough so far.”

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Peggy Cummins in “Gun Crazy”

Being looked at like that can make your blood run cold. Continue reading

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The Big Combo (1955); Director: Joseph Lewis

Director Joseph Lewis, perhaps known mostly as “king of the Bs”, worked at fast and furious paces on his films (not so out of the ordinary at the time), but the quality he managed to achieve in the midst of … Continue reading

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