Category Archives: Nuns in Hollywood

Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1950s: The Nun’s Story

We continue and conclude our survey of the Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1950s. For the Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1940s, click here. For the Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1930s click here. For the Twenty Greatest Movies of the 1920s click here. 20. The Nun’s Story, 1959 Think of Audrey Hepburn and chances […]

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Nuns in Hollywood

Hollywood has always been fascinated by trashy vamps and holy nuns. Obviously, these polar opposites provoke strong reactions in audiences. Actresses are invariably drawn to playing these roles for both trade in extremes of  sexuality: promiscuity and celibacy, great showcases for any thespian. Over the past few months, just by chance, I’ve screened several movies […]

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