The Strange One 1957
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|Starring||Ben Gazzara, Pat Hingle|
|Supporting actors||Peter Mark Richman, Arthur Storch, Paul Richards, Larry Gates, Clifton James, Geoffrey Horne, James Olson, Julie Wilson, George Peppard|
|MPAA rating||NR (Not Rated)|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
My taste has changed much over time, but not in this case.
It can be distinguished, if one recognizes enough details, that the Southern Military College is based off The Citadel in South Carolina.
What strikes me the most is Gazzara's complete mastery of not only his own part but the whole film as well.
I first saw this film in the late 1950's, in Kansas City, on TV! I was about 12. It is a great, unusual Study of a Cruel, Vindictive Cadet at a Military Academy in the South. Read morePublished 1 month ago by James Bryant Wiser
The advent of DVD allows viewers an opportunity to see some terrific films that have faded from public memory. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Silver Screen Videos
I order for a 70 year old senior citizen that I work with. He love this movie. Every week I am ordering some new DvD or book for him
Four stars for " The Strange One"
Glorious black and white film
it kept my interest all the way to the end !
That's how long ago it was since I have seen the
film, (I was 18 then, you do the math) and it was
as good as I remembered. Read more
I first saw this years ago and was stunned at how unusual and brilliant it was. Ben Gazzara is incredible, has total command and plays Jocko de Paris perfectly, no other actor... Read morePublished on August 20, 2011 by Schuyler V. Johnson