. . Click here and start watching the full episode in seconds. Jeanette NolanCardinal . But the story, enhanced by the serio-comic talents of Tony Curtis in the title role, add up to an odd-ball, but engaging, movie.Demara's history, borrowing from Lincoln's noted observation about "you can fool some of the people some of the time," etc., includes his early life as an intelligent youth who believes in his happy, but ill-founded, dreams.It quickly travels from his somewhat less than idyllic youth to his short frustrations in the Army, from which he goes A. W. O. L. (because he can't get into officers training despite a high I. Joan BlackmanWarden Chandler . He becomes a marine, a monk, a surgeon onboard a Canadian Warship, and a prison warden. . . One wonders if the common man, knowing in advance that he would run into such delectable damsels on the way as Demara did, would not be tempted to try surgery, the hard monkish life and the way of the penologist without benefit of the academic necessities. . .
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Karl MaldenMike Thompson . When it first came out I went to see it several times. . The complete guide by MSN. . . And ways is definitely the word.Readers of the public prints as well as of Robert Crichton's lively book about Mr. Demara's wild exploits will recognize that the film is not a harebrained exaggeration of the facts. . . . Ward RamsayDr. Q.) . Hammond .
Wanting DVD I can not imagine why this movie has not been released on DVD. . . . . . Not only is the story and performance of Curtis great, the music score is memorable. Joseph Morney . . . . . To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does not alter, edit or update them. . . . . . . . TimesMachine is an exclusive benefit for home delivery and digital subscribers. . . Cindi WoodFred Demara (as a boy) . . Philip AhnSenior Officer .
. When it is on TV I always watch it. . . . . Raymond MasseyFather Devlin . Frank GorshinWAC Lieutenant . . . . THE GREAT IMPOSTOR; screen play by Liam O'Brien; based on the book by Robert Crichton; directed by Robert Mulligan produced by Robert Arthur for Universal-International. . . Watch The Great Impostor Trailer : Review : Wanting DVD I can not imagine why this movie has not been released on DVD. At the Palace, Broadway and Forty-seventh Street, and the Trans-Lux, Eighty-fifth Street, at Madison Avenue. . . . . . . . . . Posted by Not only is the story and performance of Curtis great, the music score is memorable. . Streaming Mother Courage and Her Children (1961) O... Streaming La reina del Tabarín (1960) Online, Watch I baccanali di Tiberio (1960) Online, Streaming Les portes claquent (1960) Online, Watch Journey Beneath the Desert (1961) Online, Watch The Young Philadelphians (1959) Online, Streaming Guns of the Timberland (1960) Online, Streaming Night Train to Milan (1962) Online, Streaming The Children's Hour (1961) Online, Streaming Clandestine Zero Line (1960) Online, Streaming Let No Man Write My Epitaph Online, Streaming Los autómatas de la muerte (1962) Online, Streaming The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959) Online, Streaming The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond Online, Streaming El tesoro de Chucho el Roto (1960) Online, Streaming El fantasma de la opereta (1960) Online, Streaming Colossus and the Amazon Queen Online, Streaming The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) Online, Streaming The Queen of the Pirates (1960) Online, Streaming Les yeux sans visage (1960) Online, Streaming Dead Eyes of London (1961) Online, Watch A Circle of Deception (1960) Online, Streaming The Little Shop of Horrors (1960) Online, Streaming Atlantis, the Lost Continent Online. Hun Kim . . to the Marines; to a Cardinal's office; to a short span as a novitiate in a Trappist monastery; to a quick stint as an understanding deputy warden of a large prison (preceded by a hitch in an Army jail); to a term as a surgeon in the Canadian Navy, etc. .
Based on a true story, a bright young man who hasn't the patience for the normal way of advancement finds that people rarely question you if your papers are in order. Mike KellinPrison Lieutenant . Occasionally the digitization process introduces transcription errors or other problems; we are continuing to work to improve these archived versions. . Doodles WeaverDr. . This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in 1996. . . . Streaming Testament of Orpheus (1960) Online, Streaming Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai Online. . . Edmond O'BrienCatherine Lacev .
This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in 1996. Running time: 112 minutes.Fred W. Demara Jr . . Watch La impostora season 1 episode 3 online. . . Richard SargentFarmer . LEANING on the oldest saw of them all—the one having to do with truth being stranger than fiction—a dedicated team working for Universal-International has turned out an amusing, and occasionally fascinating, comedy-drama about the career of one of the most amazing—and likable—contemporary charlatans, Ferdinand W. Demara Jr.That improbable, but essentially true, saga, exposed on the screens of the Palace and Trans-Lux Eighty-fifth Street Theatres yesterday, should have a diverting entertainment despite the strange nature of its hero's varied callings.A serious viewer may wonder if the meager psychological insights provided by the dialogue sufficiently dissect the decidedly odd compulsions that drove Mr. Demara into his highly non-conformist ways of life. Robert CrawfordSeaman Hotchkiss . . . . Herbert RudleyExecutive Officer . . . . . When it is on TV I always watch it. . . Robert MiddletonMa Demara . .
. . . etc.Variety, it's been pointed out, is the spice of life, and Demara's life, as presented here, appears to be spicy beyond compare, but the record backs our adventurer fully. Arthur O'ConnellFred W. Demara Sr. . Gary MerrillEulalie . Harry Carey Jr.Defense Officer . . . . . . Curtis, as well as his many associates, may not make "The Great Impostor" great as a film, but it does evolve as an engrossing and funny look at a life that certainly has been larger than most.