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Classic Film/B&W movie Eye of the Beholder


Yolanda wrote at 2006-11-22 21:57:34
I have been looking for this movie for the past 4 years. I am a trainer of behavior and perceptions and cannot find the movie. I used to use it for my trainings, the last time I used it - i rented from the University of Long Island's library, The name was The Eye of the Beholder and I think that John Ford or an actor with that last name- that looks like Bogart with the hat was the main character. If you find it please let me know it was a fabulous plot.

Ewald wrote at 2007-04-11 20:32:52
My search for Eye of the Beholder has led me to The site has a clip from the film. Or try Internet Archive and search for Eye of etc. Made in 1953, distributed by NY Film Library, starring Richard Conte etc.; a Stuart Reynolds Production. I haven't found a place to get it from though, so if someone has, please let me know!

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Lin wrote at 2007-09-13 12:41:54
I remember it also and am looking for it.  It was a movie "short"; only 15 or 20 mins. long.

Vincent G wrote at 2008-08-06 04:22:02
"Eye of the Beholder" was a short film circa 1950s that started out documentary like with a voice over and optical ullusions.  Richard Conte portrayed an artist who was seaching for his ideal madonna of the 20th Century.  The voice over asks each character who interacts with Conte what is there opinion of him.  Rashamon-like, each sees him differently based on their own character.  Conte is a hood, a crazy man, a lady's man, a murderer...  His madonna shows up, thinking that his artist rap was just a come on for sex which she is interested in.  He tries to pose her, but she tries to kiss him.  He realizes that she is drunk and dressed in the same clothes she was wearing the night before.  They struggle; she runs screaming from his studio.  His exit line is "My madonna."  As an English teacher, I used this film as part of Day One in September as an intro to the essentials of understanding literature.

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KG wrote at 2015-04-23 18:27:58
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I can answer questions on movies from the 40s through the 60s. Information about the stars, and movies made in those years, and many made before that time. I have seen many silents and the first sound movies. I was a total movie buff from 1943 to 1965.


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