Valerie Hobson, with her large expressive eyes and supremely lady-like manner graced films in England and the United States for twenty years. Amusingly, a commentator on YouTube had this to say about F.P.1, ‘Aaaaw. Lovely piece, Fiona. 1963 Press Photo Police hold crowds as John Profumo helps wife Valerie Hobson. Connie exudes a darkly perverse sexuality and menace and plays beautifully against Joan Crawford in what is undoubtedly one of her best performances. Please join me in helping resurrect the reputation of one of the greatest screen actors the world has ever known but has only seen and heard incompletely. But one thing remains constant, his essential humanity. It’s a really revolting form of sexuality. In the US Cukor was a good match for him too. I like to think Connie would have loved this wonderfully surreal comedy show. My screenwriter has an accent,” he would jokingly complain. What a terrific tribute. And that physical action would vary from slapping him, firing a gun at him, wrapping your arms round him to comfort him, throwing him off a train, kissing him, or just holding hands and loosing yourself in THOSE EYES. Here’s that amazing episode with the evil, robot Goodies and a stray Dr Who (Patrick Troughton), essaying the role of Dr Wolfgang Adolfus Ratfink Von Petal, mad scientist and would-be Nice Person Of The Year. Musical flotsam churns post-mortem Elgar. I never would have thunk it. Weaker actors performing next to him are in danger of being sucked into his Event Horizon. It’s very similar in tone to “It’s not my fault, my screenwriter has an accent.” So there we have it. When we, the audience, look into the mirror, it’s possible to see aspects of ourselves in Conrad Veidt, as he stares back at us with those luminous, fathomless eyes. FEE HERE – Bwa-ha-ha! U.S. film makers basically wasted this wonderful artist! Age 81 years (age at death) old. He’s many things to many people; an LGBT rights pioneer, a proto-feminist, a heroic Nazi fighter, a Visionary, an Idealist, a Progressive, an Expressionist nightmare made flesh, and a Sex Symbol. Well, Connie always did embody duality. He also played all his roles German, whether the characters were Swedish, Danish, or representatives of paradise; in the same way that Sean Connery plays all his roles Scottish, it matters not one jot that he can’t do accents. Oh sorry, he was simultaneously shooting the German AND French language versions. Simply by rearranging his molecular structure he could take on the aspect of The Most Beautiful Man In The World or a Nightmarish, Etiolated, Fanged, Teutonic Anomaly. that Iron Cross (2nd Class) is their mistake. Also, I gave up smoking decades ago. Not many people seem to be aware of his absurdist sense of humour. TV/Film Programmers, restorers and distributers could all be lending a hand here, bloggers and website moderators/owners are picking up the slack, but it’s not enough. He is certainly the most interesting character in the thief of Baghdad. He can either be terrifyingly still or smoothly elegant in his movements, a choreographer dancing through a part while looking entirely natural and spontaneous; his long fingered hands gracefully arcing through the air; carefully touching objects; or in a signature gesture, cupping the head of the person his gaze is focused on. (With Keaton it reached the point where I became acknowledged as something of an expert – at least in UK.) Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. !’ I suspect this is a huge part of his appeal. He and his wife, the former film star Valerie Hobson, disappeared from public life and London society, burying themselves in the country with their eight-year-old son. Automata and doubles are two things that recur in the Veidt filmography. Thrills, spills, secret rays, clever banter and eccentric British characters make ‘Q Planes’ a high-tension thriller and a light-hearted romp. The banner day has finally arrived! Here he is, being in ‘lurve’ again in the terrible The Men In Her Life (1941). He could be a tortured Romantic (no on could angst as beautifully as Connie), or a conflicted Man Of Duty; an Anti-Hero; occasionally a Real Hero; a BDSM Playboy; a lovelorn wizard, the list goes on. Yes. This interview took place in 1941. Had Valerie Hobson's earliest ambition been realised, she would by now have been famous in a sphere other than acting. Complete with a spy window to keep and "eye" on them. She studied dancing at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA) and appeared on the stage for the first time at age 16, but she contracted a case of scarlet fever and decided to give up dancing for acting. Nice shout-out to that marvellous film CONTRABAND, whose relationship with SPY seems analogous to the two Robert Mitchum-Jane Greer films OUT OF THE PAST and THE BIG STEAL: the first film reveals an amazing chemistry between its often antagonistic leads which is exploited in a lighter, more romantic way by the second. mystery play of the synapses for Veidt And he never lost the astonishing power of his eyes to telegraph emotion. He was a fan of Paul Muni and Charles Laughton and could easily have been their equal given the right parts, but he ended up playing second banana to Red Skelton in Whistling In The Dark (1941). Her second husband was John Profumo, a government minister who became the subject of a sensational sex scandal in 1963. Since he claimed to be much more at ease in the presence of women than men, it would have been fascinating to see Veidt directed by a woman, say, Ida Lupino, his co-star in one of the two radio versions of A Woman’s Face. ( Log Out /  There’s something not quite real about him, and simultaneously he’s painfully tangible. Geoffrey Hill got it.). One thing that struck me forcefully was that the final edit of our video essay, The Face Deceives, still leaned quite heavily towards him being a ‘horror’ star and inspiration for The Joker, two hoary old clichés I’m passionate about dispelling. An Above Suspicion anecdote with a source so obscured I’m not entirely sure I didn’t make it up: Somebody on the set asked Connie if he didn’t find the film’s plot a tad implausible. Especially not from Valerie Hobson. F – Oh, Mr Wingrove. Since he claimed to be much more at ease in the presence of women than men, it would have been fascinating to see Veidt directed by a woman, say, Ida Lupino, his co-star in one of the two radio versions of A Woman’s Face . The attention seemed to surprise and gratify him too, when interviewed about it he said that when he looked in the mirror he certainly didn’t see a young Romeo. ‘First saw this on TV when I was about 5 years old. ‘dominatrix Hobson’ – that’s right on the money! It has the most wonderfully modern sexual politics.). And don’t shoot me if you fall in love with him. Barrymore ultimately rued the day he went after Veidt as a co-star, because when he saw the cut of Beloved Rogue, he ended up considerably ‘ensmallening’ Connie’s role because he was running away with the film. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATQfiR9HBnw. If he’s remembered at all it’s either because of The Man Who Laughs/Joker connection or his uncanny, silent Weimar roles. That MUST be it. Especially not from Valerie Hobson. Although I think it was a different kind of self-awareness and technical knowledge to Marlene Dietrich, who was reputed to be able to FEEL whether her lighting was right. And the voice! The result was electrifying but chaotic. There she practised both acting and dancing. Six-times married David Lean had cast her as the lusted-after Estrella in David Copperfield, and Earl St John, He contains multitudes. Something he later admitted to in a startlingly honest interview. I’m so glad this loony article is going down well. (And fucking amazing. FEE BACK AGAIN with a theory that belongs to me, which is mine and is along the following lines. Connie looks for his woman in Land Without Women/ Das Land ohne Frauen (1929), an activity you’d think he’d realise was a complete waste of time with a title like that. Can you help me out sjmw? 1987 Press Photo Actors Valerie Bertinelli and David Morse in "Shattered Vows" This is an original press photo. She was born Babette Valerie Louise Hobson in Larne, County Antrim, Northern Ireland on April 14, 1917. Don’t tempt me. AND taking his trousers off. Sent from heaven itself. Just wow! So maybe they were all speaking French. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. And I’m grown up.”. “It’s that man again!” (Observe the way he comes into the cabin looking like a naughty schoolboy), Another Veidt hallmark was his ability to project humanity (and if not humanity then understanding) into the most abject or downright evil characters. He trips over a bin in Contraband/Blackout (1940) and nearly falls over again getting out of shot! David was agreeable (ANYTHING to get me writing again after a long period of inertia) and I hope the result will be affectionate, informative, and amusing. (If you’ve read about Con’s Weimar fun and games, you’ll know EXACTLY what I’m talking about.) Which uniquely gifted actor straddled both the silent and sound eras, performing in three different languages, and during his second American period (the first was during the silent era), in the early 1940s, while under contract to MGM, was receiving more female fan mail than Clark Gable, but who has faded almost completely into obscurity apart from three films? Seriously, had Veidt lived longer and gone back to the UK, he might have been eligible for some kind of honour for his outstanding financial and personal contribution to the war effort, although I don’t know where he would have stood as someone who was a naturalised citizen. Where was director Karl Hartl? Over the coming months, I’ll be peering into the Magic Crystal from The Thief Of Bagdad to examine the Veidt Mystique and reviewing every one of the sound films currently available in chronological order. (Please see this film. Valerie Hobson was the daughter of a Royal Navy captain whose love of alcohol and gambling meant that the family was frequently very poor. And guess where the other guy comes from. Hobbies – giving guided tours of torture chambers, dipping his finger in cake mix and doing the tango. It was all a great missed opportunity. For me, the key Connie Veidt films are THIEF OF BAGHDAD, CALIGARI (inevitably) and, pre-eminently, THE SPY IN BLACK, which even inspired an uncharacteristically accessible (and spoilery) poem from spiky obscurantist Geoffrey Hill. This phraseology smacks of The Goon Show. Her fa­ther was a cap­tain in the Royal Navy. Take a look back at these Hollywood icons in their early days to see how far they've come in their careers—and how little they've visibly aged. I become obsessed with a certain subject then study it until it squeaks. He compressed his wild physicality down to the size of a pin-prick, losing the flailing but retaining the emotional power. magnificent auxiliaries, who emerge When it is said that females cannot be geniuses, that is no longer so. But he was interesting and whoever saw him would never forget his face.’ – Curt Riess. Slightly obtuse those Viking-blooded gaels, You’re aware of the many layers of emotional complexity he added to his often underwritten roles. ‘It was a treat!’ she exclaimed. These are old, worn out prejudices, they do not belong in Today.”. IT’S ME, FIONA – It’s been my absolute pleasure Mark. ‘He was tall, lean, al… […]. His face, when she enters a room, is a lovely study in surprise and hopefulness, almost boyish, a complete revelation coming from this gargantuan Teutonic thing. When men say things like ‘I bet it is a woman driving’ if something is wrong with the car ahead – no, no. Conrad Veidt. Some of his directors seem terrified of him (and I don’t blame them) so he gets away with murder. His English is much better in the earlier, UK shot Rome Express (1932). – Thank you Clara. Valerie Hobson Net Worth & Money Factor The British Period in particular is crucial. Once you get used to the British soldiers clicking heels in salute, it, and he, is just terrific. Valerie Hobson plays the dedicated female reporter whose loyalty prove to be of vital importance in the case. Connie Veidt is most definitely AN AXIOM OF THE CINEMA! I can imagine them running about, giving the bad guys/gals fits, pausing occasionally to quip, tie each other up, and sexily squabble over who the dominant and submissive partner is in the relationship. But he could also boom like a bass drum if required. Salty, Danish, Sea-dog Captain Andersen will brook no insubordination on his ship. Even the Geoffrey Hill poem is KNOWN. In fact he jokingly complained that he felt he was stealing money from Warner Brothers because he was just showing up every day and sliding into a Nazi uniform. Similarly, he goes shouting and stomping around in F.P.1 Doesn’t Answer (1933) like a giant teenager who doesn’t know his own strength, and in one scene keeps jocularly slapping his old mucker, Sunshine, on the back with his huge hands until I feared for tiny, insectoid Donald Calthrop’s life. He said, “Each new villainous role presented a challenge to me – could I make such an unreal character real? moves to a change of course with spray-clawed bows. People Search; Find Address; Phone Lookup; Background Check In the same interview he kept the female journalist entertained by jumping out of his seat and doing an impression of himself as a fat, bandy-legged baby. You can’t appreciate how versatile he was until you’ve seen the complete set of movies, not all of them good I admit, although he brings his ‘ineffable Connieness’ as writer David Ehrenstein says, to each and every one of them. You’re too kind. Still remember looking at Veidt, My grandmother laughed and said, “She likes the villain. The mind melting ending of The Baddies 1972 sees all three Goodies in hand to hand combat with robot doppelgängers. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. My last ‘thing’ was octopuses. And weight is 65 KG. Actually, I think the hilarious oddness of this performance can be put down, in part, to lax direction and being thrown into a multi-lingual production and not having enough time to prepare. interminable grey light in focused seance? This was as late as The Thief Of Bagdad, so he was still working on his pronunciation in his mid to late forties. Here it is. Hobson had been the star of … that nothing turns on though around it What’s not to like?! Being magnificently grubby and severe in The Last Company/Die Letzte Kompagnie (1930) (have him washed and brought to my tent). The name Profumo wasn’t automatically followed by the word ‘Affair’ back then. During an interview given during his Silent Hollywood era, he self deprecatingly described himself as having been an “extra” in WWI because he was invalided out. It must have been heart-breaking for an actor of his ability to be so straight-jacketed. This leads me to believe that sometime in the late 1920s he’d invented and perfected the art of non-digital morphing. In casual interviews he’s constantly leaping out of chairs, ending his sentences with exclamation marks, doing silly voices and making faces. They both loved the dramatic and romantic tension it created, and began sparring with each other creatively, leading to the marvellous chemistry they have on screen. I do. (I was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 52.). everything circulates, the pull of this The result was that MGM’s publicity department was snowed under with unexpected fan mail. He’s also surrounded by non English speakers which would mess with his focus. In the state of heightened tensions, MI5 — the British domestic counterintelligence agency — had their eye … But unlike you I am a massive fan of Loretta Young. Conrad Veidt looked at Barrymore for a moment and replied “Well I just fuck them with my face.” The two actors became great friends from that moment on and made a remarkable film together.”. But play it as Shortly after enrolling at RADA at age 16, Valerie Hobson was cast in her first film the inferior "Eyes of Fate" (1933). “Angelo appeared with the great profile in THE BELOVED ROGUE (1927), which also starred the legendary Conrad Veidt. I told you he was Duality Personified. Irish-born actress, Valerie Hobson. He played twins and people separated from their reflections/souls, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and The Devil and Jesus Christ; gender reversal also crops up, with Veidt taking on traditionally feminine emotional and dramatic aspects. It’s all weirdly endearing. Witness his poncey but pithy Prince Metternich in The Congress Dances (1931); Captain Hardt, the sheep-impersonating U-boat commander with the kinky obsession with Hobson’s silk stockings in The Spy In Black. Strike a good posture, comrade, time the reel. snorting their cosmic roles as engineers He’s like a six foot three, walking, 1980s Rob Bottin special effect except less extreme and grotesque. How could I not. Ah-ha, I found it. Calthorp is a probable witness to The Incident Of The Dreaded DeTrousering on the set of Rome Express. Marlene was reaching for perfection of her screen image; Veidt, I imagine, was checking how the lighting affected his face, from one expression to the next. Always the drag. Well, as a matter of fact, a surprising number of people. I’d have said not All of this would make a fabulous movie; the major difficulty being it would be impossible to cast because they broke the mold. Valerie Hobson (born Babette Valerie Louise Hobson, 14 April 1917 – 13 November 1998) was an Irish-born actress who appeared in a number of films during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. like clockwork, chauffeused by a butch young thug https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6tpg27. The scandal, which became known as the Profumo affair, led to his resignation from the Conservative government of Harold Macmillan. The odds are there will only be a pile of Fiona ash left at its conclusion. After watching this film I could understand why.’. That can be quite a big adventure.”). He’s a bit like The Black Hole of Acting. Sometimes the process lasts months, others, years. The Spy in White , released as The Secret of Stamboul in the U.K., is a 1936 British thriller film , taken from the novel The Eunuch of Stamboul by Dennis Wheatley , directed by Andrew Marton and starring Valerie Hobson , James Mason and Frank Vosper . John Dennis Profumo, CBE, OBE (Mil.) In one memorable on set moment during Rome Express, when he was only supposed to be taking off his jacket, director Walter Forde turned round for a couple of seconds and when he turned back again the trousers had come off too! Perhaps the reason he felt so self-confessedly, instantly at home in the UK was not just the strong sense of national unity he’d observed and admired, but the sharing of the daft, often surreal British sense of humour, which admittedly didn’t reach its radio apex until after WW2 was over and he’d tragically left us. Even in non-moving form and without that marvellous face fully visible, he still had the ability to compel you to look. Rebecca to Rachel: 10 of the best Daphne du Maurier films, If Classic Movie Quotes were Politically Correct, It's Alive: The True Story of Frankenstein. I’m still relatively new to this fandom and I certainly don’t want to annoy anyone who’s been in this for the long haul. Valerie Hobson: Not quite the saintly wife she seemed Valerie appear in such films as Kind Hearts And Coronets with Alec Guinness, David Lean's 1946 Great Expectations and Blanche Fury with Stewart Granger. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. This is an excerpt from an article about Angelo Rossitto which I originally posted here 10(!) Imperilled by a virgin’s lack of nous, Not even a coded or subliminal one! It’s seen as too niche. Hobson is a English spy and Veidt is her unwilling accomplice. But he was much more than that. “It’s not my fault. Major Strasser is a supporting role. The Spy in White , released as The Secret of Stamboul in the U.K., is a 1936 British thriller film , taken from the novel The Eunuch of Stamboul by Dennis Wheatley , directed by Andrew Marton and starring Valerie Hobson , James Mason and Frank Vosper . It could refer to The Incident Of The Dreaded Bat, when a small specimen of the creature got loose in a hotel he was staying at, or The Incident Of The Dreaded Owl, when, in the middle of the night, he caught his wife and his daughter firing off cap guns at a noisy member of the Strigiformes order that was keeping them awake. David Profumo was just seven when his father, who had been Secretary of State for War, resigned from the Macmillan government. FIONA INSIDE A DAVID CAIRNS SUIT – Thank you Simon! I love the idea of him tuning in to the 1930’s version of Gardener’s Question Time in order to improve his diction. (We know a song about that, don’t we children?). Her second husband was John Profumo, a government minister who became the subject of a sensational sex scandal in 1963. His best moments are when he confesses to that bitch Ms Lannartze that his latest flying expedition failed and he was so ashamed he couldn’t return home immediately. It took Michael Balcon to extract him from a potentially fatal situation. Aug 1, 2019 - Valerie Hobson Born: April 14, 1917, Larne, United Kingdom Died: November 13, 1998, Westminster, United Kingdom. As an aside, Veidt also appeared in what has to be one of the first pro-choice movies ever made, Kreuzzug des Weibes/ The Women’s Crusade (1926), as well as the first sympathetic portrayal of homosexuality, Anders als die Andern/ Different From The Others (1919). Loretta Young seems to marry him out of pity and gratitude in this film, which is frankly unacceptable. Naturally, mirrors also play prominent visual parts. It doesn’t give Connie much wiggle room to do anything really interesting. He’s constantly moving back and forth through the looking glass. I had no flesh on my bones. There are also occasional echoes of his adolescent clumsiness, before he’d trained that ludicrously lanky body to be graceful and controlled. Still, describing the young Mary Morris as a ‘butch young thug’ seems entirely appropriate. God knows what else was going on. And Connie knew how to say “fuck them with my face” in French. Many of his roles embodied the idea of The Outsider or The Other, and even his villainous roles are shot through with pathos. proud, choppy, flown at regulation height. Gallant old tub Veidt … Something beyond his control relentlessly drives him on.”. I yield to my invention.) ‘Now pick up your motorbike and go to  bed.’. Despite the scandal, Profumo’s wife - actress Valerie Hobson - stayed with him and went on to work alongside him. All of the fun and playfulness in The Spy In Black (1939) and Contraband (1940) comes from his collaboration on the screenplays with Hungarian Emeric Pressburger, and Brits Michael Powell, and Valerie Hobson. One of those relatives ended up in Mexico, became an actor there, and was in The Wild Bunch. Metaphysics of chemistry – All ye obsessives who thought you’d trod these paths alone — take heart. Then they might have been onto something. Those passions are now spent but I still feel a degree of susceptibility. founders with an immediate deep upsurge. Born Babette Valerie Louise Hobson, the actress had studied her craft from a young age, attending the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts at 11 years old. ‘He was tall, lean, almost transparent. Looks like I’ll have to buy that book! Well, ‘running’ might be pushing it. But off-screen, Valerie Hobson was clearly very capable of emotion. My First Contact with Veidt was a still in The Gifford (a legendary tome on this blog), seen at about the age of twelve. YouTube comment on The Thief Of Bagdad (1940). I trust you’ll not it was made on the run as Hitler was bombing the UK so everybody moved to the U.S. with the genie making his first appearance on the beach n Malibu. and she a Presbyterian in love, The Passing Of The Third Floor Back from ConnieVeidt. Connie could speak English at that time but not fluently. This happens on a regular basis. I know he’s best known for his villains, but I have to say, I like him best when he’s doing things most male actors don’t dare do, and that is crack himself open to reveal deep tenderness and sorrow. Cast: Dennis Price, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood, Alec Guinness Narrated by the fastidious Louis Mazzini (Dennis Price), who has plotted to murder eight members of an aristocratic family that had slighted his saintly mother, the film proceeds on … Once you start watching a Connie film, it’s almost impossible NOT to connect with him. That’s his DeTrousering, stabby, throwing people out of windows, Rome Express Look. An undercover agent battles Nazis to save an aviation plant. As audio recording was perfected, Connie perfected his own transition from pantomime to more naturalistic performing, while still retaining the tools from his silent era kit box. […] Conrad Veidt, breaking arms with one sweep of his eyelashes since 1893. Valerie Hobson estimated net worth in 2018 is Under Review. This is an original press photo. Still remember looking at Veidt and remarking: “He has pretty eyes.” My grandmother laughed and said, “She likes the villain. Glorious piece Fiona, so happy to see a goodly plug to the most underrated PnP film, Contraband, and my favourite British 30s film, Passing Of The Third Floor Back. And the drag of course. You really, really want him to get the girl and he so rarely does. Learn how your comment data is processed. So glad you’re examining “The Thief of Bagdad” — which is a very important film for me because as a kid Sabu was the only person in the movies who looked like me and in this one he had The Best Part Ever! Ultimately it’s explained by poor availability of his sound films in English, German and French. I’m not sure which. Jan 23, 2020 - Explore Boo Galood's board "VALERIE HOBSON" on Pinterest. and dominatrix Hobson. Actress. Right. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. He didn’t actually get them fixed until quite late in his short life, and oddly they just added to what the French call Jolie Laide, literally Beautiful Ugly. 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