top of page

On seeing 'The Bigamist' Ida Lupino (1953) (movie review)

sympathetic midcentury portrayal of man not only marrying two women, but working as travelling salesman. no violence, no action, a lot of the story narrated in voice-over. the male character is played by 50s everyman Edmond O'brien, the women by Joan Fontaine and Ida Lupino. no bad people, no bad actions, he is only caught by his over-sensitivity that prevents him from taking her as mistress. he wants to love them both. he wants to love the child. society condemns him but the movie does not...

8 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

The Palm-Wine Drinkard (book review) Amos Tutuola

140718: this is read 3 times. this is the book that made his name. it has been translated but i do not know how: a lot of the pleasure is in the voice, the unique version of Nigerian english used, per

Dao De Jing: The Book of the Way (book review) Lao Tzu

if you like this review, i now have website: 220611: this is probably the most academically accurate of the translations I have read of this book, but still prefer commentary o


Post: Blog2_Post
bottom of page