FOREVER FEMALE (Irving Rapper, 1953)

Julius J. and Philip G. Epstein’s serviceable updating of J. M. Barrie’s 1912 play Rosalind makes for one of Irving Rapper’s most entertaining films, and one that leads to an emotionally complex, haunting finish after a pothole or two on the road to getting-there. Ginger Rogers plays Beatrice Page, an “aging” stage actress still playing […]