Tag: William Holden

William Holden as Lover

  Today, the spotlight is on William Holden’s characters in Romantic films. Whether in the love triangle, or as the lead, characters lean toward self-absorption and antisocial behavior. Even though he starred with the “A” listers and won an Oscar for Best Actor (Stalag 17), Holden…

Sunset Blvd vs. Stalag 17

Continuing with my winter project to explore the filmography of a film legend I know little about, I selected William Holden. Did you miss the review of the first pairing? You can read The Wildbunch vs. The Man from Colorado  HERE . Arguably William Holden’s two best roles,…

The Wild Bunch vs. The Man from Colorado

Every winter, I devote some time exploring a film star I know little about. This year, I’ve decided upon William Holden and began with two westerns, separated by twenty years of his career. The Man from Colorado is a 1948 western-psychological drama film directed…