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I didn't recognize Clive Owen either.
Same here...

Since you took Ray Stevenson...I will guess, Steven Mackintosh?
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That is Ray Stevenson, by gosh.
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Bill's challenge for this one was to name the four actors.

We've got Catherine Zeta-Jones, Joan Plowright and Clive Owen.

I have no idea who the other guy is. The cast list has Ray Stevenson in it, but that doesn't look like him to me. Of course, I didn't recognize Clive Owen either.
I rule that a touch is a move, so you get the point.

No one recognized young Ray Stevenson, Titus Pullo in the Rome series and recently hiding behind a bushy beard in the Thor movies.

My prepared remarks:

Early work for all except Joan Plowright whose first film was in 1951. Laurence Olivier was her second husband.

Catherine Zeta Jones and Clive Owen are fine; Ray Stevenson has gotten better since.

The movie is The Return of the Native (1994) by Hallmark. I'm not particularly recommending it, but just read the novel and wanted to see how well a short film could cover it. Which was well enough given the time and budget. Not quite as grim as the text, as you would expect from the family-friendly production company.

The book is more or less a tragic romance, not as ghastly as Hardy's other novels. My opinion: he's not a very good writer, but is famous for tragic plots that were controversial at the time. His stories have been grist for the movies now and then.




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Name this film.

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The Enforcer. I think this was the last Raoul Walsh/Humphrey Bogart collaboration.
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The Enforcer. I think this was the last Raoul Walsh/Humphrey Bogart collaboration.
Correct! Review: The Enforcer (1951).

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That is Ray Stevenson, by gosh.

The chap whose name I was trying to remember was RALPH BATES. And I was wrong.


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Correct! Review: The Enforcer (1951).

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That's a fascinating movie. When I first watched it I was bowled over because they were explaining what a contract killing is. I guess at that time, the concept wasn't something most people knew about. I realized that at some point, the concept had to be introduced to the public, and this was probably it.

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Hint: the picture is actually a movie scene within a movie scene.
As we pull back from the screen (in the original post) we see...
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As we pull back from the screen (in the original post) we see...
Explorers.

Looky here!
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Fun thread! I got it but I cheated so I won't spoil the fun for others.
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Explorers.
LOL, you posted while I was researching.

I found this.
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Byzantium
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'Byzantium' directed by Neil Jordan.

EDIT: Too late for me.
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I posted nearly the same frame of that one in this post.
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I posted nearly the same frame of that one in this post.
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