Almira Sessions

Born: 16 September 1888, Washington DC
Died: 3 August 1974, Hollywood, Ca.

Highlighted works

  • Harvey

    Harvey

    Amiable drunk James Stewart befriends an invisible six-foot-tall rabbit in this classic Hollywood charmer, which wittily explores society’s attitudes to those who don’t conform.

  • Rosemary's Baby

    Rosemary's Baby

    Roman Polanski’s taut psychological thriller boasts an excellent performance by Mia Farrow.

  • Rebel without a Cause

    James Dean plays a troubled young man with much to prove in this iconic film.

  • It's a Wonderful Life

    It's a Wonderful Life

    Undervalued on its initial release, this small-town drama has become a Christmas favourite, though its tearful affirmation is laced with darker emotions.

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