TENDER IS THE NIGHT (Henry King, 1962)

How sad that Henry King, who made some beautiful films (Twelve O’Clock High, 1949, Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie, 1952), had a career-within-his-career directing that neurotic incompetent, Jennifer Jones. Why, one wonders, did Jones so long want to play Nicole Warren/Diver when surely she knew she lacked the talent, quickness, poignancy and youth to […]