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Toys in the Attic (1963)

 -  Drama  -  31 July 1963 (USA)
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Sisters Carrie and Anna Berniers have been supporting their ne'er-do-well brother Julian through various failed businesses; now, he returns home with a sudden fortune and his young bride. ... See full summary »

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Sisters Carrie and Anna Berniers have been supporting their ne'er-do-well brother Julian through various failed businesses; now, he returns home with a sudden fortune and his young bride. Jealousies both old and new will play a part as the sisters try to understand what Julian's been up to, and as his wife wonders if there's another woman involved. Written by scgary66

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The original Broadway production of "Toys in the Attic" by Lillian Hellman opened at the Hudson Theater in New York on February 25, 1960, ran for 456 performances and was nominated for the 1960 Tony Award for the Best Play. See more »

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What genetic combination would produce Geraldine Page, Wendy Hiller and Dino? It's a credit to these two phenomenal actresses that, despite their wildly different features and Ms. Hiller's occasional drop into pure Dame-speak (listen to the way she says "Europe") you never question that they are sisters. Mr. Martin is just a different kind of talent, but acquits himself nicely. (His character's going out and buying sexy negligees for his spinster sisters creeps out the modern viewer somewhat, but perhaps that is intentional.) Yvette Mimieux is very appealing (her role is saned-up a bit from the character in the play, who was even further off the rails) and the camera loves her thick, shiny, butter-blonde hair. If you're a fan of the "Hush, Hush...Sweet Charlotte"/"Kings Row" school of drama, or a Hellmann aficionado, or, like me, someone who'd watch Wendy Hiller in anything from Shakespeare to infomercials, this fast-paced, soundly-made picture is well worth the rental fee. Heck, if it were out on DVD, I'd buy it.


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