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Flame and the Flesh

Original film poster
Directed by Richard Brooks
Produced by Joe Pasternak
Written by Helen Deutsch
Auguste Bailly (novel)
Starring Lana Turner
Pier Angeli
Carlos Thompson
Bonar Colleano
Music by Nicholas Brodszky
Cinematography Christopher Challis
Editing by Albert Akst
Raymond Poulton
Distributed by MGM
Release date(s) 1 May 1954 (USA)
Running time 104 min
Country USA
Language English

Flame and the Flesh is a 1954 drama film made by MGM. It was directed by Richard Brooks and produced by Joe Pasternak from a screenplay by Helen Deutsch based on the novel by Auguste Bailly. The music score was by Nicholas Brodszky and the cinematography by Christopher Challis.

The film stars Lana Turner, Pier Angeli and Carlos Thompson with Bonar Colleano.

Background and production

The film is a remake of a 1938 French film, Naples au baiser de feu, also known in the USA as The Kiss of Fire, itself a remake of a 1925 French silent film of the same name. Both earlier versions were based on the same novel.

The film was shot in London and Naples, Italy.

In this film, Lana Turner, famously blonde, appears as a brunette.

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