Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Passion (1954) Cornel Wilde, Yvonne De Carlo

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In old Spanish California, dashing cattleman Juan Obregon returns to the rancho of his friend Gaspar Melo, to find he's fathered a son on Rosa, one of Gaspar's identical twin daughters. Overjoyed, he plans to formalize his "unofficial" marriage. But trouble brews; Melo's land is of unclear title and the new Don Domingo hopes to grab it for his own profit. Violence results. 


 Allan Dwan


 Beatrice A. Dresher 


 Cornel WildeYvonne De CarloRaymond Burr

The cast is good: Cornel Wilde, Yvonne De Carlo (in a dual role as Wilde's ladylike wife and her tomboyish twin sister!), Raymond Burr (as the Sheriff), and Lon Chaney Jr. (as a drunken brute). The film, set in Old California, follows a typical revenge story. The scenery is beautiful and it was filmed in Technicolor. Nothing real memorable so I give Passion ★★

Cornel Wilde and Raymond Burr

Yvonne De Carlo

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