RIP - Deborah Kerr (1921-2007)

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  1. GlennH

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    I was just watching Young Bess (1953), in which Deborah Kerr plays Catherine Parr, last night (recorded off TCM). Then I was saddened this morning to read that she died. She was a fine actress and singer (The King and I, An Affair to Remember, etc.)

    http://www.cnn.com/2007/SHOWBIZ/Movi....ap/index.html
     
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    Actually she was dubbed in both those films by Marni Nixon. Still, she was an excellent actress; she will definitely be missed.
     
  4. GlennH

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    thanks Matthew. After I wrote "singer" I paused because something told me she may have been dubbed. But I didn't have a chance to check it out yet. Oh well, a fine actress and lip-syncher I guess.
     
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    Another sad day for classic movie lovers.

    I truly forgot how many great movies she made. I have loved every one that I have seen, and I still have several to see. It's time to move "The King & I" up the list a bit. ....and where is "The Hucksters" on DVD?

    I've seen:
    From Here to Eternity
    An Affair to Remember
    Heaven Knows Mr. Allison
    Night of the Iguana
    Black Narcissus

    Wow! What a career!
     
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    I had seen her before in a couple pictures, but she really made a big impression on me in The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, where she plays 3 separate women.
     
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    Sad news indeed. Surely 'The Innocents' should be added to the above list - one of her greatest roles IMHO.
     
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    My personal favorites.
    • The Arrangement
    • The Gypsy Moths
    • Casino Royale
    • The Night of the Iguana
    • The Innocents
    • The Grass Is Greener
    • The Sundowners
    • Beloved Infidel
    • Separate Tables
    • An Affair to Remember
    • Heaven Knows, Mr Allison
    • Tea and Sympathy
    • The King and I
    • From Here to Eternity
    • Julius Caesar
    • Quo Vadis
    • King Solomon's Mines
    • Edward, My Son
    • The Hucksters
    • Black Narcissus
    • The Adventures of Colonel Blimp
     
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    aah no. Sad news. I was a bit of a fan. Loved her in Black Narcissus, King and I, The Innocents and others. [​IMG]


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    Rest in Peace.
     
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    One of the most gracious,beautiful,and lovely actresses ever. Always known for her impeccable work ethics and talent. Truly a lady.
     
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    I recently watched the Innocents (good movie)
    R.I.P. Deborah
     
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    One of the greats.

    That's two Bond girls in 17 days.
     
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    Yes indeed Bruce, great movie and a very great actress!
     
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    Man, that's a "kick to the stomach"!

    My family and I just recently viewed the excellent DVD presentation of "The King and I". Dubbed or not, she did a terrific job in that role!

    I'll "Whistle a Happy Tune" in her honor!
     

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