Thursday, October 25, 2018

favorite movie #85 - halloween edition: spirits of the dead

Favorite movies that have had an impact on me - #85 - Spirits of the Dead (1968) - A film in three parts, with segments by three different directors, Roger Vadim, Louis Malle, and Federico Fellini. The most famous and best short (and my favorite) in the omnibus is directed by Fellini and entitled Toby Dammit, based on the Edgar Allan Poe short story "Never Bet the Devil Your Head." Terence Stamp stars as Toby Dammit, an alcoholic actor who is in Rome to film a movie — with the incentive that he will receive a bright, new, red Ferrari when he is done with the film. But this deal has another catch ...


birthday boys — alexander calder, albert brooks, and terence stamp


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