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Wizard of Oz: The Lost Original L. Frank Baum Versions
After the success of the Oz books, L. Frank Baum moved to California. He became part owner of a film company, the Oz Film Manufacturing Company, that was interested in making movies directed at children …
reviewed Mr. Skeffington. December 03, 2011
Mr. Skeffington
My favorite Bette Davis movie. Bette and Claude Rains star in this 1944 masterpiece. Bette plays the beautiful turn of the century New York socialite Fanny Trellis. She has many suitors but is forced …
reviewed Lulu Belle (1948). December 02, 2011
Lulu Belle (1948)
Lulu Belle is a 1948 film that I had never heard of until it showed up on my Netflix suggestions.  It stars Dorothy Lamour and George Montgomery.   It has little or no notice on either …
reviewed Bird of Paradise 1932 film. December 02, 2011
Bird of Paradise 1932 film
I have spent some time this week watching old films from the 1930’s and 1940’s.  I have been semi housebound with a very nasty cold or flu, so it was a great time to go to Netfilx and …
reviewed She. December 02, 2011
She
I have been under the weather the past week nursing a really bad cold.   I have spent a lot of time under the comforter watching old movies on Netflix.   I have been watching some …
reviewed Don't Bother To Knock. November 15, 2011
I first saw Don't Bother To Knock about twenty years ago.  I have always been a Marilyn Monroe fan and was not expecting such a dark disturbing film.  I just recently watched this film again …
reviewed Whatever happened to Baby Jane. November 09, 2011
Whatever happened to Baby Jane
     This is grand daddy of all aging actress turned ax murderer movies. Whatever Happened To Baby Jane sets the standard of the genre. With Bette Davis chewing every piece of scenery …
reviewed Boy's Night Out. November 08, 2011
Boy's Nigh Out
Boys Night Out is one of my favorite 1960's battle of sexes comedies . Its a Doris Day Rock Hudson film without Doris Day and Rock Hudson. Kim Novak plays the beautiful blonde bombshell who takes …
reviewed Tarzan and the Great River. November 07, 2011
Tarzan and the Great River
This 1967 Tarzan 88 minute film stars Mike Henry as Tarzan for the second of three times that he will have the role. A vicious tribal leader called Baracuna frightens people who are convinced that he …
reviewed A Shot in the Dark (1964). November 07, 2011
A Shot in the Dark (1964)
Blake Edwards film A Shot In The Dark was made before The Pink Panther became a true franchise. There is no mention of The Pink Panther or of Inspector Jacques Clouseau in the title. Yet this is the best …
reviewed Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. November 06, 2011
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Maggie the cat is alive. And Elizabeth Taylor brings her to life in the classic Tennessee Williams story. Elizabeth and Tennessee Williams seem to bring out the best in each other once again in this film …
reviewed Suddenly, Last Summer. November 06, 2011
Suddenly, Last Summer
Sudden, Last Summer is a goth masterpiece based on Tennessee Williams play of the same title. The play is basically a series of soliliquies by the two main characters Violet and Cathy. Katherine Hepburn …
reviewed Arsenic and Old Lace. November 06, 2011
What's the film about?   Based on the hit play of the same title, the story is about two sweet elderly sister who also happen to be serial killers.   When their nephew brings home …
reviewed The Agony and the Ecstasy. November 05, 2011
The Agony and the Ecstasy
What's the film about?  The story of the painting of the Sistine Chapel find Charlton Heston playing yet another iconic historic figure, Michelangelo.   The story is based on the novel …
reviewed Casablanca (movie). November 05, 2011
Casablanca
What's the film about?   Its hard to say what this film is about.  Its a war movie, its a romantic movie, its a period drama.  Yet its none of these and at the same time all of …
reviewed True Grit (1969). November 04, 2011
True Grit (1969)
These are just help aids, not strict rules        What was your initial reaction to the film?  I saw this film as a teenager when it first came out and was spellbound by …
reviewed Charlie Chan in Egypt. November 03, 2011
Charlie Chan in Egypt
Chan is sent to Egypt by the French Archeological Society in Paris in this 1935 film to find out why certain items that were excavated from a tomb and were supposed to be sent to the Society were stolen …
reviewed Charlie Chan at the Opera. November 03, 2011
Charlie Chan at the Opera
Warner Oland, playing Charlie Chan in this 1936 movie, shared star billing with Boris Karloff; in fact, the subtitle of the film is Charlie Chan vs. Boris Karloff. Karloff plays an amnesia victim who …
reviewed Charlie Chan on Broadway. November 03, 2011
Charlie Chan on Broadway
This very funny 1937 Charlie Chan case stars Warner Oland, in his final year in this role. Although beginning to suffer from overwork, he performs very well. See my review of Charlie Chan at the Circus …
reviewed Charlie Chan in Reno. November 03, 2011
Charlie Chan in Reno
This 1939, 71 minute, black and white movie stars Sidney Toler, the fourth man to play Charlie Chan, all of whom were non-Asians. Toler (1874-1947), an actor, writer, and director, was of Scottish descent. …
reviewed Charlie Chan at Treasure Island. November 03, 2011
Charlie Chan at Treasure Island
This 1939 Charlie Chan film stars the non-Asian Sidney Toler. See my review on Charlie Chan in Reno for some information about him. The film's humor is added by number 2 son, 21 years old, one of …
reviewed Charlie Chan At The Circus (1936). November 01, 2011
Charlie Chan At The Circus (1936)
Warner Oland is Charlie Chan in this 1936 film, which is part of the Cinema Classics Collection. Oland was the third actor to portray Chan in movies. He was preceded by others in 1925, 1927, and 1929. …
reviewed Tarzan and the Mermaids. June 28, 2011
Tarzan and the Mermaids
This 1948 film is the last that Johnny Weissmuller made as Tarzan. Weissmuller is now 44 years old and beginning to be somewhat fat. For the first time, he needs to wear sandals in the film. Johnny Sheffield, …
reviewed The General (1927 movie). June 28, 2011
The General
It is fun watching classic films. They are so different than modern ones. This is a set of three digitally mastered movies: The General, from 1926, lasts 75 minutes; The Playhouse, from 1921, is 23 minutes; …
reviewed The Sheepman. June 20, 2011
The Sheepman
This unconventional 1958 western staring a funny Glenn Ford and Shirley MacLain and a serious Leslie Nielson as the villain is filled with humor and satire. Glenn Ford comes to a town in the midst of …
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