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The Man Who Knew Too Much 1934

The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) starring Leslie Banks, Edna Best, Peter Lorre, by Alfred Hitchcock
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) starring Leslie Banks, Edna Best,  Peter Lorre, by Alfred Hitchcock Editorial review of The Man Who Knew Too Much courtesy of Amazon.com  Alfred Hitchcock himself called this 1934 British edition of his famous kidnapping story the work of a talented amateur, while his 1956...
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Black Magic

Black Magic, starring Orson Welles, Nancy Guild, Akim Tamiroff
Black Magic (1949), starring Orson Welles, Nancy Guild, Akim Tamiroff Review of Black Magic Orson Welles‘ performance in Black Magic is absolutely riveting – a must-see performance.  He plays the role of the charlatan Cagliostro with gusto, and style.  Welles moves the audience from sympathy for the character to disgust...
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Bird of Paradise

Bird of Paradise (1932), starring Joel McCrea, Dolores del Río
Bird of Paradise (1932), starring Joel McCrea, Dolores del Río Bird of Paradise – Dolores Del Rio, Joel McCrea. A wealthy playboy falls for a stunning Polynesian princess when his yacht crashes into a coral reef. But each must overcome the prejudices and traditions of their own kind that threaten...
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1984

1984 (1984) starring John Hurt, Richard Burton
1984 (1984) starring John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton This is the movie version of George Orwell’s classic novel “1984”.  It deals with a totalitarian society of the future in which no one can escape observation and detection. Well done version true to the book.
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Hellcats of the Navy

Hellcats of the Navy (1957), starring Ronald Reagan, Nancy Davis
Hellcats of the Navy (1957), starring Ronald Reagan, Nancy Davis Product Description of Hellcats of the Navy  Dramatic World War II action aboard a U.S. submarine is the setting for the only film in which Ronald Reagan and Nancy Davis star together.
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I’ll Cry Tomorrow

I'll Cry Tomorrow (1956), starring Susan Hayward, Eddie Albert, Richard Comte
I’ll Cry Tomorrow (1956), starring Susan Hayward, Eddie Albert, Richard Comte Editorial review of I’ll Cry Tomorrow courtesy of Amazon.com  Susan Hayward has a signature role in I’ll Cry Tomorrow, a pedal-to-the-metal look at the troubled times of singer Lillian Roth. Hayward snagged her fourth Oscar nomination for the...
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Badlands

Badlands (1973) starring Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek
Badlands (1973) starring Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek Badlands is a very different movie, following the murder spree of a very different villainous couple in the 1950’s. Kit (Martin Sheen) plays a 25-year-old garbage man, who tries to start a relationship with 15-year-old Holly (Sissy Spacek). Kit is a...
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Harry and Tonto movie review | starring Art Carney

Harry and Tonto movie review | starring Art Carney
Movie review of Harry and Tonto, starring Art Carney, in his Academy Award (best actor) winning role as Harry, a retired teacher in his seventies living in an area of New York City where he and his deceased wife raised his children – where he’s lived all his...
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The King of Comedy

The King of Comedy - Robert Deniro - Jerry Lewis - A Martin Scorsese film - DVD
DVD review of The King of Comedy (1982), starring Jerry Lewis, Robert Deniro  Jerry Lewis‘ The King of Comedy is not the typical Jerry Lewis movie.  It’s not a comedy, it’s not for the children.  It’s a very dark comedy (although rated PG). The King of Comedy looks at the...
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Orchestra Wives

Orchestra Wives, starring George Montgomery, Ann Rutherford, Glenn MIller, Jackie Gleason
Editorial Review of  Orchestra Wives, courtesy of Amazon.com   “It’s Hep! It’s Hot! It’s Hilarious!” reads the tagline for  Orchestra Wives, a frothy slice of celluloid made in 1942 and featuring the great  Glenn Miller Band. And that tagline is, well, sort of true. As is often the...
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