Invitation

Invitation, starring Van Johnson, Dorothy McGuire, Ruth Roman
Invitation (1952) starring Van Johnson, Dorothy McGuire, Ruth Roman Editorial review of Invitation (1952) starring Van Johnson, Dorothy McGuire, courtesy of Amazon.com No more loneliness. Shy, plain Ellen Bowker has found unexpected fulfillment as the bride of handsome Dan Pierce. What she doesn’t know is that Dan was...
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No Time for Sergeants

No Time for Sergeants, starring Andy Griffith
No Time for Sergeants (1958) starring Andy Griffith Technically, No Time for Sergeants is Don Knotts first movie.   However, his time on-screen is very brief, playing a neurotic Army officer who gives Andy Griffith’s character, Will Stockdale, one of his tests.   As a consolation, however, No...
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Chicago Confidential

Chicago Confidential - Brian Keith, Beverly Garland
Chicago Confidential (1957) starring Brian Keith, Dick Foran, Beverly Garland, Elisha Cook Jr.  Chicago Confidential is one of those films that wouldn’t be produced today.   It’s not that it’s a film noir.  The basic plot has an Illinois District Attorney, played by Brian Keith, investigating a...
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Quo Vadis

Quo Vadis (1951) starring Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn, Peter Ustinov
Quo Vadis (1951) starring Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn, Peter Ustinov Quo Vadis is the kind of movie that Hollywood doesn’t, and won’t, make anymore. It’s a three-hour epic, telling the story of Marcus Vinicius (Robert Taylor), a Roman general returning to Nero’s Rome after 3 years...
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Solomon and Sheba

Solomon and Sheba, starring Yul Brinner, Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders
Solomon and Sheba (1959) starring Yul Brinner, Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders Solomon and Sheba stars Yul Brinner, Gina Lollobrigida, George Sanders in an un-Biblical Biblical epic, that’s enjoyable fluff
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Crime School

Crime School (1938) starring Humphrey Bogart and the Dead End Kids
Crime School (1938) starring Humphrey Bogart and the Dead End Kids – A surprisingly good movie, Crime School stars Humphrey Bogart as the crusading warden trying to turn a corrupt reform school around – with the Dead End kids as the biggest trouble-makers!
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Bataan

Bataan, starring Robert Taylor, Desi Arnaz
Bataan (1943) — €“ Robert Taylor, Desi Arnaz — €“  World War II movie of a desperate delaying action, best known as Desi Arnaz’ best dramatic role
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Between Two Worlds

Between Two Worlds (1944), John Garfield, Paul Henreid, Sidney Greenstreet
Between Two Worlds (1944) starring John Garfield, Paul Henreid, Sidney Greenstreet Imagine a movie about eight people, seemingly chosen at random, riding on a cruise ship, heading to an unknown destination.   It’s a movie about the interaction between these seeming strangers, and what happens as they near...
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Bob Hope the road well-traveled

Bob Hope The Road Well-Traveled
In short, — €œBob Hope The Road Well-Traveled — € is a well-researched biography of Bob Hope by someone who clearly despises him, and tries to display everything in the most negative light possible.
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