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.