Illeana Douglas

Movies Unlimited
Season 06 | Episode 49

Illeana Douglas

Filmmaker / Author

Author, filmmaker and TFH guru Illeana Douglas returns to discuss the subject matter of her latest book, Connecticut in the Movies, with Josh Olson and Joe Dante.

Movies Referenced In This Episode

Rope (1948) – Darren Bousman’s trailer commentary, Randy Fuller’s wine pairing
All About Eve (1950)
Gentleman’s Agreement (1947)
The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit (1956) – Larry Karaszewski’s trailer commentary
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) – Mark Pellington’s trailer commentary
The Swimmer (1968)
The Silence Of The Lambs (1991)
Boomerang! (1947)
Boomerang (1992)
Everybody Wins (1990)
The House On 92nd Street (1945)
On The Waterfront (1954)
From Here To Eternity (1953)
Splendor In The Grass (1961)
The Ice Storm (1997)
Parrish (1961)
A Summer Place (1959)
Susan Slade (1961)
Bright Leaf (1950)
Two On A Guillotine (1965)
All That Heaven Allows (1955)
Far From Heaven (2002)
Christmas In Connecticut (1945) – Illeana Douglas’ trailer commentarySleepers (1996)
Righteous Kill (2008)
It Happened To Jane (1959)
Stand By Me (1985)
Long Day’s Journey Into Night (1962)
Ah, Wilderness! (1935)
Reds (1981)
Let’s Scare Jessica To Death (1971)
Rachel Getting Married (2008)
The Stepford Wives (1975)
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Revolutionary Road (2008)
No Down Payment (1957)
Bigger Than Life (1956)
Loving (1970)
The Land Of Steady Habits (2018)

Other Notable Items

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Our Joe Lynch podcast episode
Illeana’s new book Connecticut in the Movies: From Dream Houses to Dark Suburbia (2023)
Steven Soderbergh
Alfred Hitchcock
Leopold and Loeb
George Sanders
Burt Lancaster
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House novel by Eric Hodgins (1946)
Dore Schary 
RKO Pictures
Melvyn Douglas
Myrna Loy
Cary Grant
Elia Kazan
Gentleman’s Agreement novel by Laura Z. Hobson (1947) 
John Cheever
Gregory Peck
The Academy Awards
Dana Andrews
John Garfield
Arthur Kennedy
Death Of A Salesman play by Arthur Miller (1949)
Homer Stille Cummings
Harold Israel vs. Connecticut
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Some Kind Of Love Story play by Arthur Miller (1982)
Louis de Rochemont 
The March Of Time newsreels
Lee J. Cobb
Karl Malden
Eddie Murphy
Frank Perry
Peggy Siegal 
Sydney Pollack
Barbara Loden
Warren Beatty
Janice Rule 
John Frankenheimer
Joan Rivers
Our pals at Movies Unlimited!
Grindhouse Releasing
Delmer Daves
Douglas Sirk
Parrish novel by Mildred Savage (1958)
Dynasty TV series (1981-89)
The Bee & Thistle Inn in Connecticut 
Gary Cooper
Troy Donahue
Connie Stevens
Claudette Colbert
Frank Sinatra
The Long Island Sound
Todd Haynes
Richard Quine 
Doris Day
Martin Melcher
Ernie Kovacs
Jack Lemmon
Max Showalter
Debbie Reynolds
Katharine Hepburn
Ah, Wilderness! play by Eugene O’Neill (1933)
Sidney Lumet
Jason Robards
Jack Nicholson
Zohra Lampert
Anne Hathaway
Jonathan Demme
Jenny Lumet
D.W. Griffith
Debra Winger
Ang Lee
Kevin Kline
Sigourney Weaver
Christina Ricci
Tobey Maguire
Martin Ritt
George Segal
Jennifer Jones
Eva Marie Saint

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