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 Posted:   May 23, 2013 - 11:10 PM   
 By:   Bob DiMucci   (Member)

Forrest played an American Captain in THE LONGEST DAY.

 
 
 Posted:   May 23, 2013 - 11:16 PM   
 By:   Bob DiMucci   (Member)

Kenyon Hopkins provided the long-sought-after score for this film. After THE YELLOW CANARY, Forrest did not return to feature work for 6 years.

 
 
 Posted:   May 23, 2013 - 11:27 PM   
 By:   Bob DiMucci   (Member)

After spending more than half a decade exclusively in television, Forrest returned to feature work in the lead role of this 1969 Disney film.

 
 
 Posted:   May 23, 2013 - 11:32 PM   
 By:   Bob DiMucci   (Member)

Forrest continued to star for Disney in this 1971 pioneer adventure.

 
 
 Posted:   May 23, 2013 - 11:41 PM   
 By:   Bob DiMucci   (Member)

Forrest co-starred with Anne Baxter for the second time in 1971's THE LATE LIZ. Their first co-starring roles were in 1955's BEDEVILLED.

 
 
 Posted:   May 23, 2013 - 11:50 PM   
 By:   Bob DiMucci   (Member)

Steve Forrest narrated this look at Disney's latest attraction. The half-hour short played before Disney features beginning in late 1972.

 
 
 Posted:   May 23, 2013 - 11:57 PM   
 By:   Bob DiMucci   (Member)







 
 
 Posted:   May 24, 2013 - 2:09 AM   
 By:   Bob DiMucci   (Member)

 
 
 Posted:   May 25, 2013 - 10:23 PM   
 By:   philiperic   (Member)

The interesting thing about Steve Forrest is that IMO he was a better actor and a better looking leading man than his much better known brother , Dana Andrews .

Why is his older brother better known? Because Andrews appeared in a number of classics such as THE OXBOW INCIDENT, LAURA , STATE FAIR, & THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES in the 40s. Nothing Forrest did is comparable.

It might also have to do with the period in which Forrest, born 15 years after his brother, came to prominenece as an actor - 50s - 90s. He had many more TV credits than film. The only movie classic he appeared in was THE LONGEST DAY and he was overshadowed by bigger stars. He had a great part as Joan Crawford's lover in MOMMIE DEAREST - another kind of classic.

 
 Posted:   May 26, 2013 - 1:49 AM   
 By:   Sigerson Holmes   (Member)



Then this Forest is still with us!

Good, we can still see him as the next "recycled-villain-from-the-better-Trek-episode" in the next movie . . .


Nu-Spock: How did you manage to defeat him?

Classic-Spock: He's a sucker for blondes.

 
 
 Posted:   May 26, 2013 - 2:37 PM   
 By:   riotengine   (Member)

Yesterday, MeTV ran episodes of Gunsmoke and Bonanza in a tribute to Steve Forrest. The Widowmaker was the last of four episodes where he was a guest-star, playing a legendary gunslinger who wanted to quit a life of killing. Forrest has a great exchange with a young upstart who pushes him into a fight;

"Are you set on dyin', boy?"

"You're way too old to be talkin' so foolish"

"You're way too young to be dying"

"Your day's over, Coltrane"

"Your night's already fallen, son."

Greg Espinoza

 
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