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What's Your Favorite Ernest Borgnine Performance?

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Which Performance Best Demonstrates The Acting Force That Is Ernest Borgnine?

The Wild Bunch - swarthy Western outlaw
0
No votes
The Dirty Dozen - no-nonsense military man
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No votes
Marty - sweet but lonely schlub
2
14%
Escape From New York - demented cabbie in a futuristic 1998
3
21%
Emperor Of The North - sadistic railroad conductor
2
14%
Ice Station Zebra - Russian spy
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7%
The Poseiden Adventure - just another one of the doomed
2
14%
The Flight Of The Phoenix - simple man who just can't hack being stranded in the desert
2
14%
Ernest who?
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No votes
Other - please explain below
2
14%
 
Total votes : 14

Postby Henry Vilas » Fri Nov 16, 2007 5:15 pm

Double Indemnity. Barbara is great and you get Fred MacMurray and Edward G. Robinson playing against type.
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Postby Prof. Wagstaff » Fri Nov 16, 2007 5:16 pm

meowzamusic wrote:
Prof. Wagstaff wrote:I did get some Barbara Stanwyck...

Oooh, is it Stella Dallas?

Nope, it's this.
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Postby supaunknown » Fri Nov 16, 2007 5:30 pm

Old Hollywood rumour was she anointed her points with ice. Wonder Twin powers activate!
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Postby bluethedog » Fri Nov 16, 2007 5:54 pm

I remember him playing Vince Lombardi on TV

I'll vote for that one.
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Postby white_rabbit » Fri Nov 16, 2007 9:12 pm

donges wrote:Image


Why are those guys saluting Drew Carey?
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Re: What's Your Favorite Ernest Borgnine Performance?

Postby bdog » Sun Jul 08, 2012 5:49 pm

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Re: What's Your Favorite Ernest Borgnine Performance?

Postby rabble » Sun Jul 08, 2012 6:35 pm

I was going to post a screen shot from Devil's Rain but I changed my mind. Still one of my favorites, though.
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Re: What's Your Favorite Ernest Borgnine Performance?

Postby Kenneth Burns » Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:10 am

There's only one real Ernest Borgnine movie, and it's The Black Hole.

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Re: What's Your Favorite Ernest Borgnine Performance?

Postby fisticuffs » Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:39 am

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Dozen egg night.
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Re: What's Your Favorite Ernest Borgnine Performance?

Postby Bwis53 » Mon Jul 09, 2012 12:36 pm

What a grand old man! Marty is definitely worth seeing and he's fun as the cabdriver in Escape from New York. I read his long obit. It seems like he really lived life to the fullest.
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