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The Hound of the Baskervilles 1939

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939) starring Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Richard Greene, Lionel Atwill
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939) starring Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Richard Greene, Lionel Atwill Product review of The Hound of the Baskervilles The most famous of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s canon is ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’. It was originally released by Twentieth Century-Fox in 1939. It’s the...
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Ninotchka

Ninotchka (1939) starring Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, Ina Claire, Bela Lugosi, Sig Ruman
Ninotchka (1939) starring Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, Ina Claire, Bela Lugosi, Sig Ruman Synopsis of Ninotchka In Ninotchka, Greta Garbo bursts into a rare bit of onscreen laughter during her portrayal of a cold-hearted Soviet agent. She is warmed up by a trip to Paris and a night of love.
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Son of Frankenstein

Son of Frankenstein (1939), starring Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill
Son of Frankenstein (1939), starring Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill Movie review of “Son of Frankenstein” starring Basil Rathbone as the son of the deceased mad scientist.  He tries to repair and revive the Monster to vindicate his father.  All the while Ygor (brilliantly played...
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Maisie

Maisie, starring Ann Southern, Robert Young, Ian Hunter, Ruth Hussey
Maisie (1939) starring Ann Sothern, Robert Young, Ian Hunter, Ruth Hussey Synopsis of Maisie  Down-on-her-luck showgirl Maisie Ravier takes a job at a dude ranch, falls in love with the foreman, meddles in a couple’s unhappy marriage, and rescues the foreman from a wrongful murder charge.
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The Cat and the Canary [1939]

The Cat and the Canary, starring Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard
The Cat and the Canary, starring Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard Synopsis of  The Cat and the Canary The classic “old dark house” motif is given sterling treatment in The Cat and the Canary.  Bob Hope’s status as a star was assured with his role as Wallie Campbell. He...
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The Gorilla

The Gorilla (1939) starring the Ritz Brothers, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill
The Gorilla (1939) starring the Ritz Brothers, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill, Edward Norris, Anita Louise In short,  The Gorilla is a “haunted house” mystery. Lionel Atwill’s character is threatened to become the next victim of “The Gorilla” — a serial killer.   His niece drops in to visit with her...
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