Design for Living

The campy realism of Mitchell Leisen, a forgotten master of disguise
by David Cairns   posted Oct 23, 2008

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David Cairns is a writer, director, and blogger. His short film Cry For Bobo (2001) has won 24 awards around the world. He has written for several UK TV series including Intergalactic Kitchen and Twisted Tales. His articles have appeared in The Village Voice, The Believer, and Senses of Cinema.

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