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Frances Farmer Presents 

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Notorious robber baron financier Jim Fisk, who makes and loses fortunes, tries to corner the gold market as well as the heart of a beautiful actress.

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Certificate: Passed Drama | Film-Noir | Sport
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Down-on-his-luck ex-sportswriter Eddie Willis is hired by shady fight promoter Nick Benko to promote his latest find, an unknown but easily exploitable phenom from Argentina.

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An ambitious lumberjack abandons his saloon girl lover so that he can marry into wealth, but years later becomes infatuated with the woman's daughter.

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Flowing Gold (1940)
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Director: Alfred E. Green
Stars: John Garfield, Frances Farmer, Pat O'Brien
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At a Catholic mission in China, long-awaited "Father O'Shea" proves to be a tough guy, disturbingly attractive to mission nurse Anne.

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Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
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Three escaped convicts move in on and terrorize a suburban household.

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Frances (1982)
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The story of Frances Farmer's meteoric rise to fame in Hollywood and the tragic turn her life took when she was blacklisted.

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Sirocco (1951)
Certificate: Passed Action | Drama | Film-Noir
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A cynical American expatriate gets involved in smuggling and gun-running for the rebels during the 1925 Syrian insurgency against French occupation.

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A forger is forced to work for a Nazi spy ring. His conscience gets the better of him, though, and he secretly conspires with the FBI to turn over the gang.

Director: Harold Young
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During World War II, American expatriate Harry Morgan helps transport a French Resistance leader and his beautiful wife to Martinique while romancing a sensuous lounge singer.

Director: Howard Hawks
Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan
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Frances Farmer ...  Herself - Host 14 episodes, 1959-1963
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English

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13 October 1958 (USA) See more »

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Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Memories
27 October 2007 | by JaynrandSee all my reviews

"Frances Farmer Presents" was on six days a week, with Farmer doing her inserts live. Because WFBM was the NBC affiliate, in the final couple of years, FFP was produced in color.

She showed only the newest available movies from major studios, and even though rival station WISH-TV tried several different formats and hosts, it was never able to unseat FFP in the ratings.

"Frances Farmer Presents" was the number one show in its time period from the day it premiered until the day it left the air.

After Frances left in September, 1964, the morning movie host took over and the show became known as "Bernie Herman Presents."


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