Demetrius and the Gladiators

Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954) starring Victor Mature, Susan Hayward
Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954) starring Victor Mature, Susan Hayward Synopsis of Demetrius and the Gladiators The story of Demetrius and the Gladiators picks up at the point where The Robe ends. After the martyrdom of Diana and Marcellus, Christ’s robe is conveyed to Peter for safe-keeping. But the emperor Caligula...
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Icons of Sci-Fi: Toho Collection

Icons of Sci-Fi: Toho Collection
Editorial review of  Icons of Sci-Fi: Toho Collection, courtesy of Amazon.com DVD collection, featuring three of Toho Studios’ sci-fi classics,  Mothra, Battle in Outer Space, and the noirish  The H-Man
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The Raven movie 1963 photos

The Raven (Peter Lorre) and Vincent Price
The Raven movie 1963 photos – a photo gallery of the classic film, with Vincent Price, Boris Karloff, and Peter Lorre at their very best – with fine performances by Hazel Court and Jack Nicholson as well. It’s equal parts comedy and horror, and is a favorite around Halloween time.
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Bringing Up Baby

Bringing Up Baby (1938) starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, Charles Ruggles, directed by Howard Hawks
Bringing Up Baby (1938) starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, Charles Ruggles, directed by Howard Hawks Synopsis of Bringing Up Baby In Bringing Up Baby, the hilarity doesn’t let up for a moment in this classic screwball comedy starring Cary Grant and the irrepressible Katherine Hepburn. Grant plays David...
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Double Wedding

Double Wedding (1937) starring William Powell , Myrna Loy , Florence Rice
Double Wedding (1937) starring William Powell , Myrna Loy , Florence Rice Synopsis of Double Wedding In Double Wedding, when Margit marches over to Charlie’s place to order him to stay away from Irene, the two realize that they are perfect for each other.
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Broadway Rhythm

Broadway Rhythm (1944), starring George Murphy, Ginny Simms, Charles Winninger, Gloria DeHaven
Broadway Rhythm (1944), starring George Murphy, Ginny Simms, Charles Winninger, Gloria DeHaven, Review of Broadway Rhythm In short, Broadway Rhythm is a very enjoyable musical. It’s not the equal of Top Hat or some of the other great musicals — but it’s not trying to be. It’s a musical about a...
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The Magic Carpet

The Magic Carpet, starring Lucille Ball and John Agar
The Magic Carpet, starring Lucille Ball and John Agar (Editor’s note: originally published at Lucille Ball, used with permission) I’ve just finished watching The Magic Carpet with my children, having DVR’ed it earlier.  How can I describe this movie?  The word “cheesy”comes to mind; it’s a very typical...
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Dr. Kildare’s Wedding Day

Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day, starring Lew Ayres, Laraine Day, Lionel Barrymore, Red Skelton
Dr. Kildare’s Wedding Day (1941), starring Lew Ayres, Laraine Day, Lionel Barrymore, Red Skelton (Editor’s note: originally published at Red-Skelton.info, used with permission) Red Skelton had a recurring role in the  Dr. Kildare movie series, providing comedy relief as orderly Vernon Briggs.  In  Dr. Kildare’s Wedding Day, he...
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My Favorite Things lyrics

Song lyrics to My Favorite Things, performed by Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, music by Richard Rodgers
Song lyrics to My Favorite Things, performed by Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, music by Richard Rodgers Raindrops on roses And whiskers on kittens Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens Brown paper packages tied up with strings These are a few of my...
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Winter Wonderland lyrics

Song lyrics to Winter Wonderland
Song lyrics to Winter Wonderland Winter Wonderland is a song written in 1934 by Felix Bernard and lyricist Richard B. Smith. It’s often regarded as a Christmas song, though the holiday is never mentioned. Since its original recording by Richard Himber, it has been covered by over 200...
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