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devil thumbs a ride.
Robert C. Du Soe
The Devil Thumbs a Ride will be playing this week at the Roxie Theater as part of the "I Wake Up Screaming" film noir fest. It's playing with John Reinhardt's The Guilty (), a story of good and evil twins based on a story by Cornell Woolrich. (The movie is so cheap it can only afford one shot of the two girls at the same time.). the devil thumbs a ride Film Notes Director Felix Feist’s first film noir is a reckless and startlingly subversive B-movie thrill-ride that, without warning, careens from silly comedy to scary psychopathy.
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The Devil Thumbs a Ride is a gripping, mesmerizing noir-ish excursion that succeeds in spite of tely a "B" movie, Devil's more-or-less hour running time is filled with stumbling blocks that should keep it from being a stand out -- and yet most viewers are more than willing to overlook its flaws because of the undeniable attraction it exerts. The Devil Thumbs a Ride (Feb). Director: Felix Feist Writer: Felix Feist From novel by: Robert C. DuSoe Keywords: Drama, Film Noir.
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The Devil Thumbs a Ride is a film noir directed by Felix E. Feist and featuring Lawrence Tierney and Ted North. Plot. Steve Morgan (Tierney) is a charming sociopath who has just robbed and killed a cinema cashier.
Seeking to escape, he hitches a ride to Los Angeles with unsuspecting Jimmy 'Fergie' Ferguson (North).Music by: Paul Sawtell. The Devil Thumbs a Ride book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. The Devil Thumbs a Ride book.
Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Screenwriter Du Soe's only novel, about an innocuous fellar name o 2/5.
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Are you an author. /5(5). out of 5 stars Devil Thumbs a ride. Reviewed in Spain on August 4, Verified Purchase/5(8). Directed by Felix E. Feist. With Lawrence Tierney, Ted North, Nan Leslie, Betty Lawford. Law-abiding Jimmy Ferguson soon regrets giving a ride to killer Steve Morgan.
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No riding. "The Devil Thumbs A Ride" is the BEST title in the history of motion pictures. Hands down. It's not even close. What a vivid and startling image those words conjure up in the mind's eye.
This is a movie I've been trying to track down for years and it does not disappoint. It's surprisingly nasty considering the year it was made, though always. clip from the film with Laurence Tierney. Casino "You can either have the money and the hammer or you can walk outta here you can't have both" - Duration: Hollywood Clips Recommended for you.
The Devil Thumbs a Ride is a vintage film noir made by a director with something of a cult following as a director of atmospheric, extremely low-budget films such as The Man Who Cheated Himself.5/5(3).
Long ignored by movie buffs, The Devil Thumbs a Ride gained a large following through repeated TV showings in the s and '70s. It is now considered so representative of its genre that one film historian used the film's title for a collection of his essays on B-melodramas.
Characteristics. Moods. Nail-biters. Re: The Devil Thumbs A Ride (Feist, ) #3 Post by jesus the mexican boi» Tue pm A small clarification: Ida Lupino's film is called The Hitch-Hiker, and it's like the black grit at the bottom of the coffeepot compared to Feist's film, which, while fierce, has a sort of playful tone, like a slightly lighter Desperate Hours.
In his book, The Devil Thumbs A Ride And Other Unforgettable Films, Barry Gifford wrote of Tierney, playing another of his classic mean-man roles. The setup is simple: alone on a long road trip home at night, a naive young salesman gives a ride to a hitchhiker whom the audience has just seen kill a man in a hold-up.
The salesman lets the hitchhiker manipulate him into picking up two young women and bringing them to an unoccupied beach house the salesman knows about. The Devil Thumbs a Ride () Is there anybody meaner than Lawrence Tierney on the screen. Sure, James Cagney was a bad-ass, shoving a grapefruit into Mae Clarke's face in The Public Enemy or knocking Virginia Mayo off a chair in White Bogart could be equally cold-blooded in films like The Petrified Forest and The Treasure of the Sierra Madre.
The Devil Thumbs a Ride. Directed by Felix E. Feist. Synopsis He'll kill until he dies. Steve Morgan kills a man in a holdup and hitches a ride to Los Angeles with Fergie. At a gas station, they pick up two women. Encountering a roadblock, Morgan takes over and persuades the party to spend the night at an unoccupied beach house.
The police. The Devil Thumbs a Ride () Felix E. Feist, Lawrence Tierney, Ted North, Nan Leslie, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller Aug Not by any means a great film, The Devil Thumbs a Ride nonetheless has an indefinable audience allure that sucks the viewer into its labyrinthine storyline and doesn’t let go until the fade-out.
The Devil Thumbs a Ride (Felix Feist, ) with Lawrence Tierney. “The hours covered in this film are from midnight to dawn, the period during which reality is suspended, when the rational mind loses control, and everything goes haywire. At Devil’s Thumb Ranch we offer experiences that embrace the pioneering spirit of the early homesteaders while honoring and preserving the pristine landscapes for future generations.
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The Devil Thumbs a Ride NR, 1hr 3min Classics, Cult Movies, Drama.The Devil Thumbs a Ride () Starring: Lawrence Tierney (Steve), Steve antagonizes the young attendant-on-duty - then invites two female hitchhikers along for a ride with he and Fergie.
Now sought by the authorities for the hold-up and shooting, the miscreant expediently loses himself in the small cluster of travelers, and from then on. Directed by Felix Feist, The Devil Thumbs a Ride is a taut thriller, economical on time, but rich in black humor, cynicism, and suspense.
Replete with believable, punchy dialogue, the film tells the story of the diabolical Morgan, who after killing a cashier in San Diego, hitches a ride with Jimmy Ferguson (Ted North), a traveling salesman from.