Paradise Alley

  • 1962
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Drama

Haas produced, directed, and wrote this grade-Z picture, also starring here as an aging European film director who sets out to prove that the inhabitants of a sleazy boarding house are a likable lot. He pretends to make a film about them but has no film in the camera; the cast, however, is not clued in on his deception. A studio head soon hears of his plans...read more

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Haas produced, directed, and wrote this grade-Z picture, also starring here as an aging European film director who sets out to prove that the inhabitants of a sleazy boarding house are a likable lot. He pretends to make a film about them but has no film in the camera; the cast, however, is

not clued in on his deception. A studio head soon hears of his plans and finances him to actually complete the project. (In real life Haas had seen the last of his studio-backed cash flow.) This movie is somewhat interesting mainly for the fine veteran cast that stars in Haas's

movie-within-a-movie (titled "The Chosen and the Condemned"), including Griffith, Hamilton, Gilbert, Sessions, and Conklin.

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  • Review: Haas produced, directed, and wrote this grade-Z picture, also starring here as an aging European film director who sets out to prove that the inhabitants of a sleazy boarding house are a likable lot. He pretends to make a film about them but has no film in… (more)

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