Knock on Any Door

Knock on Any Door (1949), starring Humphrey Bogart and John Derek
Knock on Any Door (1949), starring Humphrey Bogart and John Derek — I’m a large fan of Humphrey Bogart, and I fully expected to enjoy watching Knock on Any Door — €” but, unfortunately, I didn’t. It’s the story of an underprivileged young man, a product of the...
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I’€™ll See You in my Dreams

I'll See You in my Dreams, starring Doris Day and Danny Thomas
I’ll See You in my Dreams, starring Danny Thomas and Doris Day Doris Day and Danny Thomas romantically collaborate in this affectionate biopic of tunesmith Gun Kahn that’s a treasure chest of some of this century’s greatest songs. Year: 1952 Director: Michael Curtiz Starring: Doris Day, Danny Thomas,...
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Scarlet Street

Scarlet Street, starring Edgar G. Robinson, directed by Fritz Lang
Scarlet Street (1945) starring Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea – classic film noir directed by Fritz Lang
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Abe Lincoln in Illinois

Abe Lincoln in Illinois, starring Raymond Massey
Abe Lincoln in Illinois is one of the best movie biographies that I’ve ever seen, bar none – a riveting biography, with excellent acting by Raymond Massey, who literally becomes the title character – highly recommended.
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The Big Circus

The Big Circus (1959) starring Victor Mature, Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Red Buttons
The Big Circus (1959) starring Victor Mature, Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Red Buttons While flipping through channels, I saw The Big Circus on Turner Classic Movies as part of a marathon of circus movies.   Despite my love of the circus, I almost went past until I saw...
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Thousands Cheer

Thousands Cheer (1943) starring Gene Kelly, Kathryn Grayson
Thousands Cheer (1943) starring Gene Kelly, Kathryn Grayson Thousands Cheer is a musical romance, set in the U.S.A. during World War II.  The first half of the movie deals with Kathryn Roberts (played by Kathryn Grayson), aconcert singer who is retiring from the stage to work on putting...
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Cry of the Werewolf

Cry of the Werewolf (1944)
Cry of the Werewolf (1944) Celeste, a Romany princess visits a paranormal museum where the curator Dr. Morris is writing the history of her werewolf mother, Marie LaTour. Shortly after her visit to the museum Dr. Morris is murdered. The police automatically suspect Elsa, his personal assistant. So...
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