Category: Musical Year: 1961 Director: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise (I) Actors: Natalie Wood (as Maria), Richard Beymer (as Tony), Russ Tamblyn (as Riff), Rita Moreno (as Anita), George Chakiris (as Bernardo), Simon Oakland (as Lieutenant Schrank), Ned Glass (as Doc), William Bramley (as Officer Krupke), Tucker Smith (I) (as Ice (Fair Fight)), Tony Mordente (as Action, Riff's Lieutenant), David Winters (I) (as A-Rab), Eliot Feld (as Baby John), Bert Michaels (as Snowboy), David Bean (as Tiger), Robert Banas (as Joyboy) Musical about two youngsters from rival NYC gangs who fall in love.
Keegee, at Hospital), Bill Greene (I) (as George Swine, Hotel Night Manager in Bryceton), Shirley Douglas (as Mrs.
Starch, Piano Teacher in Ramsdale), Marianne Stone (as Vivian Darkbloom), Marion Mathie (as Miss Lebone, Humbert's next-door neighbor in Beardsley), James Dyrenforth (I) (as Frederick Beale Senior), Maxine Holden (as Hospital Receptionist), John Harrison (VII) (as Tom) Middle-aged novelist Humbert Humbert rents a room in Charlotte Haze's house after he falls passionately in love with her daughter Lolita.
There are three slight problems, though - one, Charlotte is madly in love with him (unrequited, needless to say); two, Lolita is only fourteen; three, there's a very peculiar figure by the name of Clare Quilty who keeps popping up in the most unexpected places (and sporting equally unexpected accents), who seems to have a similarly unhealthy interest in Lolita...
Category: Drama Year: 1941 Director: Orson Welles Actors: Joseph Cotten (as Jedediah Leland/Newsreel Reporter), Dorothy Comingore (as Susan Alexander Kane), Agnes Moorehead (as Mrs.
Mary Kane), Ruth Warrick (as Emily Monroe Norton Kane), Ray Collins (as Boss James 'Jim' W.
Gettys), Erskine Sanford (as Herbert Carter, Inquirer Editor-in-Chief/Newsreel Reporter), Everett Sloane (as Mr.
Bernstein, Kane's General Manager), William Alland (as Jerry Thompson/'News on the March' Narrator), Paul Stewart (as Raymond, Kane's Butler), George Coulouris (as Walter Parks Thatcher), Fortunio Bonanova (as Signor Matiste, Susan's Opera Coach), Gus Schilling (as The Headwaiter), Philip Van Zandt (as Mr.
Rawlston), Georgia Backus (as Miss Bertha Anderson), Harry Shannon (as Kane's Father) Considered by many as the best film ever made, this is the story of Charles Foster Kane.
The film opens with a long shot of Xanadu - the private estate of one of the world's richest men. We see, inside the castle, a dying man examining a winter scene within a crystal ball.