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  1. Robin9

    The Jayne Mansfield Collection [discussion thread]

    My guess is that it was a blend of three factors. The first was her films were not especially profitable and some actually lost money; the second was Fox suddenly finding themselves going broke very quickly and dumping as many contractees as possible; and the third was that Jayne had antagonised...
  2. Robin9

    The Jayne Mansfield Collection [discussion thread]

    Yes, I enjoy this film. I think it's one of Jayne's most interesting performances, partly because it's unlike anything else she ever did. The Burglar is in Volume Two of the TCM Columbia Film Noir Box-set. I've made this point before but it bears repeating. I'd like to see a remake of this film...
  3. Robin9

    The Jayne Mansfield Collection [discussion thread]

    You shouldn't have trouble finding Veronica Lake's best movies because they're on Blu-ray disc: This Gun For Hire, Sullivan's Travels, The Glass Key, The Blue Dahlia and Ramrod. There's a DVD boxset of Mamie Van Doren films still available. Much of Diana Dors is now on disc including The Long...
  4. Robin9

    The Jayne Mansfield Collection [discussion thread]

    I held off buying that German DVD because of the lack of an English soundtrack. I too would like a Blu-ray disc in compensation! Some of Jayne Mansfield's best publicity stills come from that movie.
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