Peter Berneis


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Portrait of Jennie (1949) -- (Movie Clip) We'll Take The Flower Gallery owners Mr. Matthews (Cecil Kellaway) and Miss Spinney (Ethel Barrymore) don't quite reject the works of starving artist Eben Adams (Joseph Cotten), the opening scene in Portrait of Jennie, 1949.
Portrait of Jennie (1949) -- (Movie Clip) One More Reason To Grow Up Fast Enigmatic Jennie (Jennifer Jones) appears once more in Central Park, this time for a twirl on the ice with artist Eben Adams (Joseph Cotten) in Portrait of Jennie, 1949.
Portrait of Jennie (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Winter Of The Mind Producer David O. Selznick, atmospherics, a nice miniature of Manhattan, poetry and narration partly by Joseph Cotten drive the opening sequence of Portrait of Jennie, 1949.
Portrait of Jennie (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Don't You Have Anybody To Play With? The music changes as artist Eben Adams (Joseph Cotten, narrating) meets schoolgirl Jennie Appleton (Jennifer Jones, her first scene) who has odd ideas about Cape Cod and time, in Central Park, in Portrait of Jennie, 1949.
My Man Godfrey (1957) -- (Movie Clip) Next Cage On The Left His first day on the job, the until-now vagrant David Niven (title character) with mother Angelica (Jessie Royce Landis) then daughter Irene (June Allyson), neither immediately recalling the circumstances of his hiring, maid Jeff Donnell swooning between, in the 1957 re-make, My Man Godfrey.
My Man Godfrey (1957) -- (Movie Clip) She Had A Beard Updated cars and cameras, June Allyson in the Carole Lombard role, later David Niven in the William Powell role, Martha Hyer in between as the stuck-up sister, Eric Sinclair the lame boyfriend, opening the little-welcomed remake of Gregory La Cava's 1936 original, My Man Godfrey, 1957.
Portrait Of Jennie -- (Movie Clip) My Dear Sister Mary Frustrated that ghostly Jennie has not appeared in New York, lovestruck artist Eben (Joseph Cotten) visits the convent she once attended, meeting her favored nun Sister Mary Of Mercy (Lillian Gish), who delivers more shocking news, in David O. Selznick's Portrait Of Jennie, 1948.