Harry M. Popkin


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Impact (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Need A Hand? Steep acceleration here from nebulous ill-intent to vicious (though incompetent) murder attempt, fake brother-in-law Jim (Tony Barrett) contrived the flat tire en route from Sausalito to San Rafael (presumably via US-101, which looks a lot different today), in league with the wife (Irene) of auto exec Walt (Brian Donlevy), who gets victimized, leading to all kinds of trouble, in Impact, 1949.
Impact (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Her Favorite Nephew Location shooting in Sausalito, CA, Tony Barrett as Jim (but going by “Jack”), involved in maybe-suspicious activities with Irene (Helen Walker), the wife of auto executive Walt (Brian Donlevy), who had driven from San Francisco planning to meet her, taking her bait-and-switch in stride, in the adventurous Noir Impact, 1949.
Impact (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Buy Your Little Factories Dictionary opening from director Arthur Lubin, then Brian Donlevy as California auto executive Walt, whom one would not want to mess with, confronting his board (led by Clarence Kolb as Darcy) then gone soft on the phone with his wife (Helen Walker), in Impact, 1949.
D.O.A. (1950) -- (Movie Clip) I Want To Report A Murder Edmond O'Brien (as "Frank Bigelow") on a long staggering walk into Los Angeles city hall, where he finds a police captain (Roy Engel), opening Rudolph Mate's D.O.A., 1950.
D.O.A. (1950) -- (Movie Clip) You've Been Murdered A San Francisco Doctor (Frank Gerstle) confirms the diagnosis for Frank Bigelow (Edmond O'Brien), who hurtles down Market St. all the way to the Embarcadero, Rudolph Mate' directing cinematographer Ernest Laszlo, in D.O.A., 1950.
And Then There Were None (1945) -- (Movie Clip) The Place For Nursery Rhymes Director Rene Clair is still cycling through Agatha Christie's ten island guests, Walter Huston and Barry Fitzgerald, Mischa Auer on the piano, Richard Haydn playing the record, when the gimmick is revealed, to C. Aubrey Smith, Judith Anderson, June Duprez, Louis Hayward, Roland Young and Queenie Leonard, early in And Then There Were None, 1945.
And Then There Were None (1945) -- (Movie Clip) What A Quiet Place Director Rene Clair wastes not a word introducing Agatha Christie's characters, Louis Hayward, June Duprez, Walter Huston, Barry Fitzgerald, C. Aubrey Smith, Roland Young, Judith Anderson, Mischa Auer and Harry Thurston joining Queenie Leonard and Richard Haydn on the island, opening And Then There Were None, 1945.
And Then There Were None (1945) -- (Movie Clip) She Doesn't Look Good One of their number dead already, Barry Fitzgerald, Judith Anderson, June Duprez, C. Aubrey Smith, Louis Hayward, Roland Young and Walter Huston learn from Richard Haydn that their absent host isn't kidding, in Rene Clair's And Then There Were None, 1945.
Top Banana (1954) -- (Movie Clip) Unsolicilated! Quick thinking TV comic Jerry Biffle (Phil Silvers) deals with an unhappy sponsor with help from lackeys (Joey Faye, Herbie Faye) in the movie adaptation of Silvers' Broadway hit Top Banana, 1954.
Top Banana (1954) -- (Movie Clip) Title Song Phil Silvers (as un-hinged TV comic Jerry Biffle) with his posse (Herbie Faye, Joey Faye, Jack Albertson, Johnny Coy) performs the Johnny Mercer title tune in the 1954 movie version of Silvers' stage hit Top Banana.