Saturday, January 11, 2014
My Holiday Affair
Growing up in the 80's, I wasn't really that familiar with the work of actor Robert Mitchum. To me, he was the old dude in mini series like North & South and The Winds Of War. I remember hearing he was in the original Cape Fear, but don't really remember his cameo in the remake. He would never have been an actor, either because of looks, or his age, who I would have considered sexy.
Over this Holiday season however, I spent a couple of hours with Mr. Mitchum in the Christmas movie Holiday Affair. I had not seen, nor heard of the flick before but am happy I decided to give it a shot when it aired on TMC. Although a Christmas movie, the poster is correct in that the movie is hot! Mitchum exudes a powerful sexual energy, especially in his scenes with Janet Leigh.
I am surprised I had not heard of the 1949 movie before, especially given how hot Mitchum is in the role. It is not so much his looks, but his the characters has such confidence in everything he does, you just know for the get go he is going to end up with the woman he wants. I would highly recommend checking out this movie when it airs next Christmas, it was more than a pleasant holiday affair for me.