Gable and davis instead of mitchum and parker home from. Approaching the age of majority, hamilton asks for more guidance from his father. The day after 79yearold robert mitchum succumbed to lung cancer, beloved actor performerp68236james stewartjamesstewart died, diverting all the press attention that was gearing up for mitchum. I am a great fan of robert mitchum and especially liked his acting. However, due to gables untimely passing in november 1960, robert mitchum was cast instead. Set in an unnamed east texas town in the late 1950s, the film centres on. It is set in the revolution of 1916, when black jack pershing and the. Robert mitchum was sexy as hell in this movie home from. This vintage original still shows a very rare photo of from left to right robert mitchum, george hamilton and eleanor parker. Robert mitchum talks to james cagney who visited him on. Starring robert mitchum, eleanor parker, george peppard, george hamilton, everett sloane, luana patten cinematography milton krasner art direction preston ames, george w. Thanks, everyone for the recommendations of robert mitchum films to explore during this winters festival of a star whose filmography i know too little about. This film is a better melodrama with puzzling characters that lodge in your heart. Its coming on tcm if you get that channel 516email protected.
Robert mitchum is in one of his bests roles as the capn. Home from the hill 1960 rotten tomatoes movie trailers. Robert mitchum had kind of a subspecialty in westerns about adventurers south of the the border the wonderful country, the wrath of god, villa rides. The original trailer in high definition directed by vincente minnelli and starring robert mitchum, eleanor parker, george hamilton, everett. Home from the hill is a 1960 american metrocolor drama film in cinemascope directed by vincente minnelli and starring robert mitchum, eleanor parker, george peppard, george hamilton, everett sloane, and luana patten the script was adapted from the 1958 novel of the same name by william humphrey. Throughout home from the hill, mitchum pontificates about what makes a man, smoking his pipe, shooting guns, and swaggering through the frame with his formidable physicality. Home from the hill is a 1960 american metrocolor drama film in cinemascope directed by vincente minnelli and starring robert mitchum, eleanor parker. I think it worked better with the next generation as opposed to the fifteen or so years difference between gable and mitchum. Home from the hill, robert mitchum, george hamilton, 1960. Home from the hill is a 1960 big, sprawling film about the hunnicut family, led by robert mitchum.
Directed by vincente minnelli and starring robert mitchum, eleanor parker, george peppard and george hamilton. In honor of his centenary on august 6th, we wanted to take a minute and visit the 5 main reasons why mitchum will always hold a. Captain wade hunnicutt robert mitchum is introduced to us as a man of action. Im thinking, for instance, of the 1960 melodrama home from the hill.
The main plot is the strong brotherly love that develops between the illegitimate halfbrother rafe played by george peppard and his legal halfbrother theron played by george hamilton. Robert charles durman mitchum was born on 6 august 1917, in bridgeport, connecticut usa, to ann gunderson of norwegian descent, and james mitchum of scottishulster and blackfoot indian descent. Robert mitchum was an american actor, poet, author, singer and composer known mostly for his noir genre of films that he acted in. Robert charles mitchum was born in bridgeport, conn. Robert mitchums contradictory masculinity in home from the hill.
Interesting to compare his character from a time when men were men and proud of it to men of today in scandinavia anyway. Robert mitchum and george hamilton in a melodrama of familial discord, home from the hill 1960, directed by vincente minnelli. He has two sons, a manly illegitimate son, george peppard, and a mamas boy, george hamilton. Mitchum shared many of wades qualities, but mitchums appeal was implicit. Home from the hill 60 robert mitchum george hamilton. In home from the hill, wade talks about being tough and what it takes to be a man, or rationalizes his innumerable infidelities to hannah in wordy speeches, things mitchum doesnt do in his best movies nor, apparently, in real life. Throughout home from the hill, mitchum pontificates about what. Naturally this movie ratchets up the drama, so if you are not from this region you may think it unrealistic. Home with minnelli, home from the hill the new yorker.
Home from the hill 1997 for his entire life, theron hunnicuts george hamilton mother, hannah eleanor parker, has sheltered him from the philandering of his father, wade robert mitchum. Jun 29, 20 robert mitchum talks to james cagney who visited him on the set of home from the hill, stay safe and healthy. The locals may have been overawed by having a movie star in their midst but they all respected his privacy. Johnny doesnt live here anymore, betrayed, holiday affair, home from the hill, the yakuza, ryans daughter and promises to keep. The devilishly charming, rugged leading man made a name for himself with a number of classics spanning many genres, mo. The film was entered into the 1960 cannes film festival. Here at warner archive, we have seven robert mitchum films in our streaming library. William humphreys novel home from the hill is compressed into 150 minutes for this mgm allstarrer. Home from the hill 1960 is a family saga of repressed passions with the scale and flavor of giant 1956. Wades biological son, theron george hamilton in one of his earliest film roles, and his illegitimate son, rafe george peppard. Home from the hill held my interest from the beginning to the very end.
Mitchums at his most grizzled and fierce here too, showing that even in his late. Released september 24th, 1997, home from the hill stars robert mitchum, eleanor parker, george peppard, george hamilton the movie has a runtime of about 2 hr 30 min, and received a score of out. They also made the grass is greener with cary grant and jean simmons which is worth a. Robert mitchum wouldve celebrated his 102nd birthday on august 6, 2019. Mitchums famous broad chest is on show early, but what makes him imposing is more than his big, muscular physique. Home from the hill, robert mitchum, george hamilton, 1960 everett robert mitchum brings swing and swagger to his tragic role as a texas tycoon and tangledup paterfamilias in vincente minnellis. Eleanor parker plays his unhappy wife, george hamilton plays his unhappy son theron, and george peppard plays a ranch hand named rafe. Starting his career as a writer, he went on to appear in films in the early 40s and during some early formative years of his career, he played villains in several bgrade movies such as riders of the deadline, till the end of time, undercurrent. Robert mitchum was an underrated american leading man of enormous ability, who sublimated his. Robert mitchum list of movies and tv shows tv guide. It hardly marked the end of his days as a leading man he still played a rebellious troublemaker, only this time as a powerful texas landowner but for the first time on screen he.
Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. The 10 most essential robert mitchum movies indiewire. Home from the hill is the story of a dysfunctional family headed by robert mitchum. Robert mitchum eleanor parker home from the hill 1960 vintage movie photo 32885 track page views withauctivas free counter 324060386937. The hunnicutts have two children of approximately the same age. Robert mitchum full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. This weeks mystery movie was the 1960 mgm film home from the hill, with robert mitchum, eleanor parker, george peppard, george hamilton, everett sloane, luana patten, anne seymour, constance force, ken renard and ray teal. Home from the hill by vincente minnelli robert mitchum. Robert mitchum made an early transition to character roles when he starred in home from the hill, a highpitched 1960 melodrama from director vincente minnelli.
Home from the hill 1960 original trailer hd 1080p youtube. Wade hunnicutt, a texas millionaire, married to hannah eleanor parker. Home from the hill 1960 vincente minnelli synopsis. He was an actor, director, author, poet, composer and singer, but best known for his starring roles in several classic films noir such as out of. With robert mitchum, eleanor parker, george peppard, george hamilton. Robert mitchum eleanor parker home from the hill 1960.75 538 1408 923 1404 655 2 454 225 1055 689 739 1525 1368 1598 1003 223 993 1238 1375 836 338 1572 365 829 768 88 1234 1447 320 450 166 744 1498 1023 168 1165 703 384 1199 132 551