Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Tuesday Taylor Trailer Trash






7 comments:

  1. Mmm, a mini-Taylor festival! I love BOOM and must re-watch it, if only for that set and what is left of Tennessee's play, but SECRET CEREMONY is just too outre - I just can't take Mia seriously here! and Z y & ZEE is certainly a trash classic - Bad Movies We Love perhaps - particularly when Margaret Leighton (Mrs Wilding) is on as the stoned hippie in the transparent top! How sad Susannah also departed this year.

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  2. Oy. I guess they can't all be classics...

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  3. BOOM is such a bizarre delight. You get the feeling they all partied their butts off throughout the production, and seeing Coward as The Witch of Capri is worth the viewing alone.

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  4. Where is the VIPS? I still dream of her mink lined hooded coat.

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  5. Wow! I have never before seen any clips from "Secret Ceremony." It looks heinous and absolutely preposterous. I felt like laughing. I can't imagine audiences of the time viewing that trailer and feeling any differently than I did when I watched it today.

    About a dozen years ago my partner and a friend and I watched "Boom!" We were expecting a fun bad movie, but instead found it to be a bad bad movie. Our friend fell asleep, if I remember correctly! Our main memory of it is hearing Richard Burton giving an offscreen monologue in his rich, mellifluous voice, and hearing Elizabeth respond, "WHAAAAT?" in a caw that would have done a crow proud. It was her voice at its most high-pitched and shrill. We still laugh about that line.

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