One of our favorites: the heart-stoppingly handsome John Gavin. Often dismissed as cardboard or wooden, we think he's underrated; good-looking as he was, we're sure Kubrick and Hitchcock wouldn't have cast him in Spartacus or Psycho (both 1960) if they didn't think he could bring something to the table besides an utterly fabulous chest. Although, frankly, that would be enough for us. Equally at home in the glossy environs of Imitation of Life (1959) and Back Street (1961) as he was on the…
Back Street [VHS]
Amazon.com: Back Street [VHS]: Susan Hayward, John Gavin, Vera Miles, Charles Drake, Virginia Grey, Reginald Gardiner, Tammy Marihugh, Robert Eyer, Natalie Schafer, Doreen McLean, Alex Gerry, Karen Norris, Stanley Cortez, David Miller, Milton Carruth, Ross Hunter, Eleanore Griffin, Fannie Hurst, William Ludwig: Movies & TV
Psycho is a 1960 American suspense/horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, and Janet Leigh. The screenplay by Joseph Stefano is based on the 1959 novel of the same name by Robert Bloch. The novel was loosely inspired by the crimes of Wisconsin murderer and grave robber Ed Gein, who lived just 40 miles from Bloch.
Mexican first lady Paloma Cordero; U.S. ambassador to Mexico, John Gavin; and the U.S. first lady Nancy Reagan observing the damage done by the 1985 Mexico City earthquake.