Daily Dialogue — April 9, 2018
“Bart, I’ve been kicked around all my life, and from now on, I’m gonna start kicking back.”
— Gun Crazy (1950), screenplay MacKinlay Kantor and Dalton Trumbo, story by MacKinlay Kantor
The Daily Dialogue theme for the week: Femme Fatale.
Trivia: The screen credits indicate that the script was written by MacKinlay Kantor and Millard Kaufman. However, it was revealed in 1992 that Kaufman had acted as a front for blacklisted writer Dalton Trumbo.
Dialogue On Dialogue: Annie Starr, played by Peggy Cummins, is a classic example of a femme fatale. The alternate movie title: Deadly is the Female.