James Thurber


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Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, The (1947) -- (Movie Clip) Hospital Love Stories His boss, publisher Pierce (Thurston Hall) again stealing one of his ideas in a meeting, Danny Kaye (title character) proceeds to one of the more famous daydreams, this one from the original James Thurber story, Virginia Mayo the swooning nurse, in The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, 1947.
Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, The (1947) -- (Movie Clip) You've A Good Face Once more on the train from New Jersey to Manhattan, milquetoast Walter (Danny Kaye) is baffled when the very girl from his dreams (Virginia Mayo) sits next to him, Samuel Goldwyn here embellishing the original James Thurber story, in The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, 1947.
Only Two Can Play (1962) -- (Movie Clip) Aberdarcy Literary opening, shot in Swansea, Wales, the very town author Kingsley Amis renamed "Aberdarcy" for his novel, Peter Sellers introduced, plus comic references to E.B. White and James Thurber, and a real citation from Emerson, from Only Two Can Play, 1962, directed by Sidney Gilliat.
Male Animal, The -- (Movie Clip) Five Hundred Dollar Kiss Scenes introducing professor Tommy (Henry Fonda), wife Ellen (Olivia de Havilland), her sister Patricia (Joan Leslie), and her boyfriend, halfback Wally (Don DeFore), in The Male Animal, 1942, directed by Elliott Nugent from the play he wrote with James Thurber.
Male Animal, The -- (Movie Clip) He Went To Soviet Russia! Faculty wife Ellen (Olivia de Havilland) and husband Tommy (Henry Fonda) are hosting a homecoming weekend event for her one-time boyfriend, football hero Joe (Jack Carson), who's glad to see trustee Keller (Eugene Pallette), early in The Male Animal, 1942.
Male Animal, The -- (Movie Clip) Got Glue On Your Pants? Boffo homecoming pep rally, professor Tommy (Henry Fonda) squirming as booster Keller (Eugene Pallette) announces halfback Wally (Don DeFore), his hero, ex-star Joe (Jack Carson), also ex-boyfriend to ex-cheerleader and Tommy's wife Ellen (Olivia de Havilland), in The Male Animal, 1942.