Flesh And Fantasy
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Flesh And Fantasy
In the tradition of his earlier Carnival in Flanders and Tales of Manhattan, director Julien Duvivier's Flesh and Fantasy is a "pormanteau" film, consisting of several short stories. Linking the three tales unfolded herein are clubmen Doakes (Robert Benchley) and Davis (David Hoffman), who carry on a spirited debate about Destiny. In the first story, homely Henrietta (Betty Field) is made beautiful through the love of handsome Mardi Gras reveller Michael (Robert Cummings)-and the help of an enigmatic mask-maker (Edgar Barrier). The second story, based on Oscar Wilde's… More
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The segments are uneven -- the curse of the portmanteau format -- but each of the three has merit, and the central one with Edward G. Robinson is a standout."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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