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Trailers from Hell: Joe Dante on 'The Night of the Following Day,' Starring an Uncooperative Marlon Brando

Photo of Trailers From Hell By Trailers From Hell | Thompson on Hollywood February 6, 2013 at 10:52AM

Marlon Brando week continues at Trailers from Hell with director and TFH creator Joe Dante introducing Hubert Cornfield's kindap thriller "The Night of the Following Day."
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Marlon Brandon in "The Night of the Following Day"
Marlon Brandon in "The Night of the Following Day"

Marlon Brando week continues at Trailers from Hell with director and TFH creator Joe Dante introducing Hubert Cornfield's kindap thriller "The Night of the Following Day."

An uncooperative (and very blond) Marlon Brando put director Cornfield through the ringer during this offbeat French-made production, but the resultant film still has its perverse merits. Look for the Rita Moreno bathtub scene where Brando showed up drunk and Cornfield had to cut around him.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.