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Film Legend Farley Granger Dead at 85
http://www.movieline.com/2011/03/film-legend-farley-granger-dead-at-85.php ^ | 03/28/11 | Louis Virtel

Posted on 03/28/2011 6:23:36 PM PDT by Borges

Farley Granger, the actor whose 60 years of credits included starring roles in the Master of Suspense’s Rope (1948) and Strangers on a Train (1951), died of natural causes at age 85 in New York City.


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: cinema; farleygranger; film; hollywood; movies; obituary

1 posted on 03/28/2011 6:23:39 PM PDT by Borges
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To: Borges

He was really good in Strangers on a Train and Rope. RIP Farley.


2 posted on 03/28/2011 6:26:54 PM PDT by WonkyTonky
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To: Borges

Neither the name or face ring a bell.


3 posted on 03/28/2011 6:28:05 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

I believe he starred in a movie that included Jackie Kennedy’s sister. Does that help?


4 posted on 03/28/2011 6:30:53 PM PDT by Maine Mariner
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To: Borges

One of Hollywood’s quiet gays.

RIP, Farley Granger.


5 posted on 03/28/2011 6:31:01 PM PDT by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: Maine Mariner

I looked at his imdb (internet movie database) profile and some pictures and I couldn’t remember a single performance.


6 posted on 03/28/2011 6:45:49 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Nor I but I remember his name 35 years ago or so.
My wife is a Hitchcock fan and so has heard of him.


7 posted on 03/28/2011 6:47:11 PM PDT by Maine Mariner
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To: Reagan Man

Farley was gay ?


8 posted on 03/28/2011 6:50:53 PM PDT by katykelly
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To: Borges

Sad to hear. Truly memorable from two of Hitchcock’s finest films. R.I.P.


9 posted on 03/28/2011 6:53:21 PM PDT by warpsmith (Palin 2012)
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To: Borges


10 posted on 03/28/2011 6:55:20 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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Earlier sad news...

Country Music Hall of Fame singer Ferlin Huskey has died in Nashville at the age of 85.

Timber, I'm Falling

11 posted on 03/28/2011 6:58:15 PM PDT by mcmuffin ("Wanting your country back is not the same thing as working to take it back." JB Williams, Patriot U)
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To: Borges
Granger was superb in Side Street, a little-known but excellent film noir.
12 posted on 03/28/2011 7:01:51 PM PDT by TonyInOhio ( Live free or die: Death is not the worst of evils.)
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To: katykelly

Bisexual.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farley_Granger


13 posted on 03/28/2011 7:04:40 PM PDT by LibFreeOrDie (Obama promised a gold mine, but will give us the shaft.)
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To: katykelly
Yes. link
14 posted on 03/28/2011 7:08:02 PM PDT by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: Borges

Excellent actor...hasn’t really been seen for a couple of decades. RIP.


15 posted on 03/28/2011 7:08:45 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Member Emeritus of Vitriolics Anonymous.)
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To: Borges

You know you’re old when you remember actors of that age.


16 posted on 03/28/2011 7:10:13 PM PDT by OldPossum
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To: Blood of Tyrants

You’ve never seen “Strangers on a Train”?


17 posted on 03/28/2011 7:11:13 PM PDT by Borges
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To: katykelly

For some reason, there’s a rumor that he “married” Harry Belafonte on Fire Island in the ‘50s. What a world, what a world.


18 posted on 03/28/2011 7:11:30 PM PDT by Rastus
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To: OldPossum

Then I see post 11 wherein it’s announced that Ferlin Husky has died. His biggest hit, I believe, was “(Since You’re) Gone.” And what a monster hit it was, in both C&W and pop.


19 posted on 03/28/2011 7:13:00 PM PDT by OldPossum
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To: Borges

All the good ones are gone...


20 posted on 03/28/2011 7:13:49 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Rastus
"he “married” Harry Belafonte on Fire Island in the ‘50s."

LOL, now thats pretty damn GAY!

21 posted on 03/28/2011 7:23:37 PM PDT by Lockbar (March toward the sound of the guns.)
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To: Lockbar

Would explain why Harry Belafonte is such a communist.


22 posted on 03/28/2011 7:35:34 PM PDT by boop ("Let's just say they'll be satisfied with LESS"... Ming the Merciless)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Grange was in lots of good movies, including (as the article says) Hitchcock’s STRANGERS ON A TRAIN and ROPE...a pair of classic film noir titles, SIDE STREET and THEY LIVE BY NIGHT...an excellent Korean War family drama called I WANT YOU...a lovely movie called ENCHANTMENT...and many more.


23 posted on 03/28/2011 7:35:42 PM PDT by GOPrincess
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To: Rastus

I wonder how Jim Nabors stayed such a republican, despite being “married” to Rock Hudson.


24 posted on 03/28/2011 7:38:16 PM PDT by boop ("Let's just say they'll be satisfied with LESS"... Ming the Merciless)
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To: WonkyTonky

He was awesome in the Rope, I went out and bought that a few weeks ago..his portrayal of a “trapped animal” was perfection.


25 posted on 03/28/2011 7:44:13 PM PDT by coloradomomba (BO stinks!)
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To: LibFreeOrDie
Bisexual.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farley_Granger

You might want to read the rest of the article.

26 posted on 03/28/2011 7:45:01 PM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: OldPossum

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oertr7UPVbA&feature=related


27 posted on 03/28/2011 7:46:04 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Borges

Guess not.


28 posted on 03/28/2011 7:46:37 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: Borges; DollyCali; Perdogg

Thanks, Borges. I just now saw the announcement and I knew you would be on it. :)

I did see both Rope and Strangers on a Train.


29 posted on 03/28/2011 8:08:58 PM PDT by EveningStar (Karl Marx is not one of our Founding Fathers.)
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To: Perdogg; DollyCali; EveningStar; Borges; Mr. K; Blondie; altura; mylife; Mama_Bear; Jack Deth; ...

ping


30 posted on 03/28/2011 8:11:56 PM PDT by Perdogg (What Would Aqua Buddha do?)
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To: Perdogg

I remember him as a good actor, and I never knew that he was possibly gay.


31 posted on 03/28/2011 8:17:56 PM PDT by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: Perdogg

James Stewart, John Dall and Farley Granger in Alfred Hitchcock's ROPE


32 posted on 03/28/2011 8:21:02 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: WonkyTonky

May he rest in peace ...but I never thought much of him as an actor ...Cool name , though .


33 posted on 03/28/2011 8:50:58 PM PDT by sushiman
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To: Borges

Sad to hear. Good actor, and for some reason always struck me as a nice guy. (Easy on the eyes, too!) My grandmother (b. 1904) told me that she once had a crush on Farley Granger. :)


34 posted on 03/28/2011 8:54:23 PM PDT by Hetty_Fauxvert (March 2010: Congress shoved Obamacare down our throats. November 2010: We will shove it back!)
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To: katykelly
"Farley was gay ?"

His character on Rope was a homosexual (and a psycho too, so it worked).

35 posted on 03/28/2011 10:29:21 PM PDT by UnwashedPeasant (Don't nuke me, bro)
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To: JoeProBono
Strangers on a Train

One of the best movies ever.

36 posted on 03/28/2011 10:30:56 PM PDT by UnwashedPeasant (Don't nuke me, bro)
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To: Borges

He played the Major in “The call me Trinity”. I thought I’d seen the name before.


37 posted on 03/28/2011 10:38:52 PM PDT by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: mcmuffin
Why did I briefly think of Ferlin Huskey when I first clicked on this thread?
38 posted on 03/28/2011 10:43:15 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult
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To: cva66snipe

That “Trinity” series was a hoot.


39 posted on 03/28/2011 11:07:44 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito Ergo Conservitus.)
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To: Borges

RIP.


40 posted on 03/29/2011 4:39:07 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: boop

***I wonder how Jim Nabors stayed such a republican, despite being “married” to Rock Hudson.****

There is an old joke about how Jim Nabors took up yahting because he enjoyed bobbing up and down on the Hudson.


41 posted on 03/29/2011 7:48:32 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Visit the TOMMY FRANKS MILITARY MUSEUM in HOBART, OK. I did, well worth it!)
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