Another Loss of Talent

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    I really liked her performance in Elia Kazan's A Face in the Crowd.

    She played opposite Andy Griffith who played a real loser who became a celebrity 'pundit'.

    You know, the Rush Limbaugh Story!
     
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    the only movie where andy was evil...great movie...


    hud was great too....

    she will be missed
     
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    Patricia Neal was indeed a national treasure and one of the truly special ones. I don't think she ever turned in a mediocre performance and could make the most mundane role or the most mundane lines memorable.

    I appreciate that there are super stars now, but it seems to me that the current crop lacks that undefinable, unexplainable mystique that was apparent in so many of the stars of Neal's era. She certainly had it.

    My favorite of hers though was her role as Alma Brown in "Hud".

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    Awesome actress. I just watched her in The Fountainhead, the other day. She was hot and I read on Netflix that it was her first role, or her first BIG role...forget. She was beautiful and talented and Ayn Rand personally approved her for that role. RIP Patricia Neal.
     
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    A great actress and indeed a great lady.
     
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    Yep a Kentucky native that will be missed.
     
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    She had the most wonderful voice. And she was a great actress.

    She will be missed.
     
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    She had a raspy, somewhat sexy voice, not a wonderful voice. She was a great actress who overcame adversity many many years ago in the form of a bad stroke.
     

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