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The Idol (1966)

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John Leyton John Leyton
Timothy
Guy Doleman Guy Doleman
Martin Livesey
Natasha Pyne Natasha Pyne
Rosalind
Jack Watson Jack Watson
Police Inspector


Written by
Millard Lampell Millard Lampell


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The Idol

1 month, 3 weeks ago at Nov 27 17:30
After four years away from the screen, and the first work post-David O. Selznick’s passing, Jennifer Jones makes for a curious figure. She seems ill-suited to the role here, and vaguely embarrassed by the things asked of her in the part. There’s nothing about her performance that is as flagrantly bad or mannered as she could be, but she appears to be adrift and unfocused here. Of course, it’... read more
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An American art student (Michael Parks) seduces the mother (Jennifer Jones) of his weak friend (John Leyton) in London.
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JxSxPx posted a review 1 month, 3 weeks ago

The Idol

“After four years away from the screen, and the first work post-David O. Selznick’s passing, Jennifer Jones makes for a curious figure. She seems ill-suited to the role here, and vaguely embarrassed by the things asked of her in the part. There’s nothing about her performance that is as flagrantly bad or mannered as she could be, but she appears to be adrift and unfocused here. Of course, it’s not like The Idol gives her a solid framework or depth of character or emotional texture to work against, or with.   The Idol is an obscurity, and it deserves that fate. It’s listless and overly long with a central character and performance that grate more than they help. Michael Parks is merely giving lukewarm Marlon Brando or James Dean, and it just underscores how much better those two w” read more

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