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Five Star Final

Five Star Final, starring Edward G. Robinson and Boris Karloff
Five Star Final (1931) starring Edward G. Robinson, Boris Karloff, directed by Mervyn LeRoy  Five Star Final is a film that stands out primarily due to a great performance by Edward G. Robinson, who plays the part of newspaper editor Joe Randall, who is being pressured by his...
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Destination Moon

Destination Moon (1950), starring John Archer, Warner Anderson, Tom Powers, Dick Wesson, based on a script by Robert Heinlein
Destination Moon (1950), starring John Archer, Warner Anderson, Tom Powers, Dick Wesson, based on a script by Robert Heinlein  Although I’d heard of  Destination Moon years ago, I only saw it for the first time last night. It was enjoyable, but with a strange feeling of nostalgia.  Released...
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A Matter of Life and Death

A Matter of Life and Death, aka. Stairway to Heaven, starring David Niven, Kim Hunter, Roger Livesy
A Matter of Life and Death (1946), aka. Stairway to Heaven — starring David Niven, Kim Hunter, Marius Goring, Roger Livesy, Raymond Massey A Matter of Life and Death (1946), aka. Stairway to Heaven – starring David Niven, Kim Hunter – a truly great movie that everyone should...
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The Greatest Show on Earth

The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) starring Charlton Heston, Jimmy Stewart, Cornell Wilde, Betty Hutton
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) starring Charlton Heston, Jimmy Stewart, Cornell Wilde, Betty Hutton DVD review of “The Greatest Show on Earth” starring Charlton Heston, Betty Hutton, James Stewart.   To ensure a full profitable season, circus manager Brad Braden (Charlton Heston) engages The Great Sebastian (Cornell...
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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) starring Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, directed by John Huston
John Huston won the Academy Award(R) for writing and directing this powerful saga that pits gold and greed in the wilds of Mexico and stars his father (Walter Huston) and Humphrey Bogart. Year: 1948 Director: John Huston Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt
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Sahara

Sahara (1943) starring Humphrey Bogart, Bruce Bennett, J. Carrol Naish, Lloyd Bridges
Sahara (1943) starring Humphrey Bogart, Bruce Bennett,  J. Carrol Naish,  Lloyd Bridges Sahara is, in short, an excellent movie — €” set in World War II, in the desert conflict, it involves a ragtag multi-national group of Allied soldiers (Humphrey Bogart, Bruce Bennett, Lloyd Bridges) as well as...
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Here Comes Mr. Jordan

Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941), starring Robert Montgomery, Evelyn Keyes, Claude Rains, James Gleason, Edward Everett Horton
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941), starring Robert Montgomery, Evelyn Keyes, Claude Rains, James Gleason, Edward Everett Horton  I recently saw Here Comes Mr. Jordan, and I can say that I truly enjoyed it, with wonderful performances all around — a movie that clearly deserved it’s Oscars. Here’s why:
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Casablanca

Casablanca (1942), starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Peter Lorre, Claude Rains, Sidney Greenstreet
Casablanca (1942), starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Peter Lorre, Claude Rains, Sidney Greenstreet, directed by Michael Curtiz  In the early years of World War II, the Moroccan city of Casablanca attracts people from all over the globe. Many are transients trying to get out of...
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Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane, by Orson Welles
Citizen Kane, by Orson Welles DVD review of Citizen Kane, one of the great movies of the 20th Century, starring, produced and written by Orson Welles
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