Tag Archives: Faith Domergue

Romano Scavolini – Lo stato d’assedio AKA L’amore breve AKA Besieged (1969)

Synopsis
‘A wealthy shipbuilding family falls apart in the wake of labor unrest and economic crisis. Lorenzo is the son who returns home from college and falls in love with his mother, hates his father even more, and makes love to an older family friend Roberta. […] The family sinks into further disarray as the labor strike continues and the family fortune is depleted.’
– Dan Pavlides Read More »

Francis D. Lyon – Cult of the Cobra (1955)

While stationed in Asia, six American G.I.’s witness the secret ritual of Lamians (worshipers of women who can change into serpents). When discovered by the cult, the High Lamian Priest vows that “the Cobra Goddess will avenge herself”. Once back in the United States, a mysterious woman enters into their lives and accidents begin to happen. The shadow of a cobra is seen just before each death. Read More »

John Farrow – Where Danger Lives (1950)

Faith Domergue, the latest of Howard Hughes’ protegees, made her film debut in 1950’s Where Danger Lives. Domergue plays Margo Lannington the wife of Frederick Lannington (Claude Rains), an elderly millionaire possessed of a sadistic streak. Robert Mitchum co-stars as Jeff Cameron, a poor soul who falls in love with Margo without knowing that she’s married. During a violent confrontation with the jealous Frederick, Cameron knocks the older man out and stumbles out of the room. Upon his return, he discovers that Frederick is dead. Margo had smothered her husband during Cameron’s absence, but she insists that Cameron is the killer. Read More »

Joseph M. Newman – This Island Earth (1955)

Aliens come to Earth seeking scientists to help them in their war. Read More »

Ken Hughes – Timeslip AKA The Atomic Man (1955)

An atomic scientist is found floating in a river with a bullet in his back and a radioactive halo around his body. The radioactivity has put him seven-and-a-half seconds ahead of us in time. He teams up with a reporter to stop his evil double from destroying his experiments in artificial tungsten. Read More »