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Kirk Douglas Triple Feature
Kirk Douglas Triple Feature
Actors: Kirk Douglas, Barbara Stanwyck, Keenan Wynn, Laraine Day, Edgar Buchanan
Genres: Drama
NR     2002     5hr 0min


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Actors: Kirk Douglas, Barbara Stanwyck, Keenan Wynn, Laraine Day, Edgar Buchanan
Genres: Drama
Sub-Genres: Classics
Studio: Madacy Records
Format: DVD - Black and White,Color
DVD Release Date: 12/10/2002
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1952
Release Year: 2002
Run Time: 5hr 0min
Screens: Black and White,Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Kirk times three
Annie Van Auken | Planet Earth | 07/08/2007
(3 out of 5 stars)

"The KIRK DOUGLAS TRIPLE FEATURE showcases three of the actor's earliest films.

In MY DEAR SECRETARY, Douglas seems so young he's almost unrecognizable. This screwball comedy has Kirk portraying a playboy-author who hires a gal straight out of a writing class to take shorthand for his next novel. A mutual attraction leads to marriage, and later, a rivalry. Keenan Wynn, as the zany next-door/live-in neighbor, steals the show.

THE STRANGE LOVE OF MARTHA IVERS is the most famous movie in this small set. A classic film noir starring Barbara Stanwyck as a ruthless, domineering businesswoman with a deep, dark secret. Douglas, in one of his more complex roles, is her alcoholic D.A. husband.

THE BIG TREES is a tecnicolor feast about dishonest lumberman and all-around heel Douglas who cheats his workmen and alienates everyone closest to him. After relocating from Wisconsin to California, Kirk intends to rob land from a religious sect and cut down the ancient redwoods on it. Tragic events make him change his ways, and by story's end bad guy becomes hero.

(5.6) The Big Trees (1952) - Kirk Douglas/Eve Miller/Edgar Buchanan/Alan Hale Jr.
(5.8) My Dear Secretary (1949) - Laraine Day/Kirk Douglas/Keenan Wynn/Rudy Vallee
(7.5) The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) - Barbara Stanwyck/Van Heflin/Lisabeth Scott/Kirk Douglas/Judith Anderson"