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For Me and My Gal

For Me and My Gal (1942), starring Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, George Murphy
For Me and My Gal (1942), starring Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, George Murphy For Me and My Gal is a good many things — an ode to vaudeville, with some excellent song and dance routines, a “boy meets girl” movie, the film debut of Gene Kelly, a patriotic...
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Flight Command

Flight Command, starring Robert Taylor, Ruth Hussey, Walter Pidgeon
Flight Command (1940) starring Rod Taylor, Walter Pidgeon, Ruth Hussey, Red Skelton  I originally watched  Flight Command because it was one of Red Skelton‘s earliest movie roles — which is technically true; Red’s in the film as part of the Hellcats squadron, acting as the class clown,...
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Pillow to Post

Lupino, Sydney Greenstreet, William Prince, Willie Best
Pillow to Post (1945), starring Ida Lupino, Sydney Greenstreet, William Prince, Willie Best  In short, Pillow to Post is a delightful comedy.  The basic story has been told many times before: a young lady has to pretend to be married and fall in love with her “husband” for real.  So, what makes Pillow...
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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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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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