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Black Legion

Black Legion starring Humphrey Bogart, Dick Foran, Ann Sheridan
Black Legion (1936) starring Humphrey Bogart, Dick Foran, Ann Sheridan, directed by Michael Curtiz Editorial review of Black Legion, courtesy of Amazon.com Black Legion – One of Humphrey Bogart‘s earliest starring vehicles, this 1936 melodrama typifies the Warner Bros. touch in its modest but potent production values and...
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Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, starring Walter Pidgeon, Peter Lorre, Joan Fontaine, Barbara Eden, Michael Ansarra
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961) starring Walter Pidgeon, Joan Fontaine, Barbara Eden, Peter Lorre, Robert Sterling, Frankie Avalon, produced by Irwin Allen First, I’d like to point of the positive points of Irwin Allen‘s Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea — and that begins...
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I’ll Be Seeing You

I'll Be Seeing You, starring Joseph Cotton and Ginger Rogers, with Shirley Temple
I’ll Be Seeing You (1944) starring Joseph Cotten, Ginger Rogers, Shirley Temple In short, I‘ll Be Seeing You is a wonderful film.  It’s set towards the end of World War II, where a veteran (played very well by Joseph Cotten) is suffering from what we would now call...
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The Lost Weekend

The Lost Weekend (1945) starring Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Howard Da Silva
The Lost Weekend (1945) starring Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Howard Da Silva Although I’m aware of the actor Ray Milland (Starflight One, X: the Man with the X-Ray Eyes), I’m young enough to say that I’d never seen a truly great performance by him. That was before I...
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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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