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Requiem for a Heavyweight

Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962) starring Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason, Mickey Rooney, Julie Harris
Requiem for a Heavyweight  (1962) starring Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason, Mickey Rooney, Julie Harris   Requiem for a Heavyweight is a very powerful, very hard-hitting movie about boxing.   Rod Serling wrote a teleplay that shows the steamy underbelly of professional boxing — €”and it’s not a pretty picture....
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Night Flight

Night Flight (1933) starring John Barrymore, Clark Gable, Robert Montgomery, William Gargan, Helen Hayes, Myrna Loy
Night Flight (1933) starring  John Barrymore,  Clark Gable,  Robert Montgomery,  William Gargan,  Helen Hayes,  Myrna Loy Product Description of  Night Flight (DVD)  Polio breaks out in Rio de Janeiro, the serum is in Santiago and there’s only one way to get the medicine where it’s desperately needed: flown...
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Counsellor at Law

Counsellor at Law starring John Barrymore, Doris Kenyon, Melvyn Douglas, Bebe Daniels
Counsellor at Law  (1933) starring John Barrymore, Doris Kenyon, Melvyn Douglas, Bebe Daniels Product Description of  Counsellor at Law In Counsellor at Law,  John Barrymore stars as George Simon, a high-powered attorney who frantically juggles scandals, crimes and crises that pass through the chrome-and glass doors of his...
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Stage Door

Stage Door (1937) starring Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Lucille Ball, Ann Miller, Eve Arden
Stage Door (1937) starring  Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Lucille Ball, Ann Miller, Eve Arden Plot synopsis of  Stage Door In Stage Door, Terry Randall (Katherine Hepburn), rich society beauty, has decided to see if she can break into the Broadway  theater  scene without her family  connections. She goes...
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The Adventures of Marco Polo

The Adventures of Marco Polo, starring Gary Cooper, Basil Rathbone, George Barbier, Sigrid Gurie, Alan Hale
The Adventures of Marco Polo, starring Gary Cooper, Basil Rathbone,  George Barbier,  Sigrid Gurie,  Alan Hale Editorial review of  The Adventures of Marco Polo courtesy of Amazon.com  Come along on a fantastic journey with the first European to visit China. It is the Thirteenth Century, and Marco Polo...
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A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities, starring Ronald Coleman, Elizabeth Allan, Donald Woods, Edna May Oliver, Reginald Owen, Blanche Yurka, Basil Rathbone
A Tale of Two Cities (1935), starring Ronald Colman,  Elizabeth Allan,  Donald Woods,  Edna May Oliver,  Reginald Owen,  Blanche Yurka,  Basil Rathbone Synopsis of  A Tale of Two Cities  A Tale of Two Cities (1935)  “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times….” Charles...
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David Copperfield

David Copperfield (1935) starring Freddie Bartholomew, Frank Lawton, W.C. Fields
David Copperfield (1935) starring  Freddie Bartholomew,  Frank Lawton,  W.C. Fields, Basil Rathbone  There’s a lot of good things to be said about  David Copperfield — fine acting all around, interesting characters that the audience cares about, good cinematography, etc. I’d like to point out a few highlights: Basil...
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Leave Her to Heaven

Leave Her to Heaven starring Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jean Crain, Vincent Price
Leave Her to Heaven starring Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jean Crain, Vincent Price reviewed by The Masked Reviewer  Richard Harland (Cornel Wilde) elopes with a charming young socialite Ellen Berent (Gene Tierney), only to find her family surprised by his appearance more than the sudden marriage. All seems...
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Mr. Skeffington

Mr. Skeffington, starring Bette Davis, Claude Rains
Mr. Skeffington, starring Bette Davis, Claude Rains Product Description of Mr. Skeffington  Bette Davis stars as a beautiful but vain society woman who, to pay herbrother’s gambling debts, marries a financier she does not love–Mr. Skeffington. The marriage does not last, and the former Mrs. Skeffington flits from...
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Kind Hearts and Coronets

Kind Hearts and Coronets, starring Dennis Price, Alec Guiness, Miles Malleson, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood
Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949), starring Dennis Price, Alec Guiness,  Miles Malleson,  Valerie Hobson,  Joan Greenwood Editorial review of  Kind Hearts and Coronets courtesy of Amazon.com  Set in Victorian England, Robert Hamer’s 1949 masterpiece Kind Hearts and Coronets remains the most gracefully mordant of the Ealing comedies. Dennis...
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