Great Flamarion
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Great Flamarion
This ambitious independent production was packaged by producer W. Lee Wilder, brother of Billy Wilder, and distributed by Republic. The title character, played with relish (and a bit of mustard) by Erich Von Stroheim, is an arrogant vaudeville artiste specializing in a trick-gunshot act. A dyed-in-the-wool misogynist, Flamarion at first pays little attention to his beautiful assistant Connie (Mary Beth Hughes)-just as well, since Connie is already married to Flamarion's other assistant, Al Wallace (Dan Duryea). Bored with marriage, Connie begins playing up to her boss, the result being the… More

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"[T]he film stands out for its pessimistic view of sex and its willingness to admit that our impulses sometimes ask us to act against our better judgments."
‑ Jeremy Heilman, MovieMartyr.com
"Fun to watch as Von Stroheim goes through the drill of being the wronged man who seeks revenge for being trifled with."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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