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Walt Disney’s Fun and Fancy Free

Walt Disney's Fun and Fancy Free
Walt Disney’s Fun and Fancy Free (1947) starring Walt Disney, Clarence Nash, Pinto Colvig, Edgar Bergen, Billy Gilbert, Cliff Edwards Synopsis Two different animated stories produced by the Disney studios in Fun and Fancy Free. ‘Bongo‘ is based on a children’s story by Sinclair Lewis, sung by Dinah...
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Lured, starring Lucille Ball, George Sanders, Boris Karloff

Lured, starring Lucille BallLured (1947) starring Lucille Ball, George Sanders, Boris Karloff, Charles Coburn, Sir Cedric Hardwicke
Lured (1947) starring Lucille Ball, George Sanders, Boris Karloff, Charles Coburn, Sir Cedric Hardwicke Synopsis of Lured A serial killer in London is murdering young women whom he meets through the personal columns of newspapers; he announces each of his murders to the police by sending them a...
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Her Husband’s Affairs

Her Husband's Affairs, starring Lucille Ball and Franchot Tone
Her Husband’s Affairs (1947), starring Lucille Ball, Franchot Tone Her Husband’s Affairs is a comedy starring Lucille Ball as Margaret Weldon, a wife who is constantly trying to help her husband, ad man William Weldon (played by Franchot Tone) — who doesn’t want the help.  This leads to...
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The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer, starring Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947), starring Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple Synopsis of The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer In The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer is a classic screwball comedy.  Through no fault of his own, artist and lady’s man Richard Nugent finds a teenage girl curled on his...
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It Happened in Brooklyn

It Happened in Brooklyn (1947) starring Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Peter Lawford, Jimmy Durante, Gloria Grahame
It Happened in Brooklyn (1947) starring Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Peter Lawford, Jimmy Durante, Gloria Grahame Synopsis of It Happened in Brooklyn “Everybody is miserable in Brooklyn!” declares Anne Fielding, a pretty music teacher. It may start out that way, but Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Jimmy Durante, and...
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Crossfire

Crossfire (1947) starring Robert Young, Robert Mitchell, Robert Ryan, Sam Levene
Crossfire (1947) starring Robert Young, Robert Mitchell, Robert Ryan, Sam Levene Synopsis of Crossfire  Robert Young, Robert Mitchum and Robert Ryan star in this noir classic, the first Hollywood film to confront anti-Semitism. When a police detective and an army sergeant investigate the murder of a Jewish man,...
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Framed

Framed (1947) starring Glenn Ford, Janis Carter, Barry Sullivan
Framed (1947) starring Glenn Ford, Janis Carter, Barry Sullivan Synopsis of Framed Glenn Ford is down and his luck, but stumbles into 10% of a silver mine after a driving accident in a small town.  He meets a lovely waitress and becomes her patsy in a scheme to defraud...
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Long Night [Henry Fonda, Vincent Price]

The Long Night (1954) starring Henry Fonda, Barbara Bel Geddes, Vincent Price, Ann Dvorak
The Long Night (1947) starring Henry Fonda, Barbara Bel Geddes, Vincent Price,  Ann Dvorak Editorial review of  Long Night courtesy of Amazon.com An exciting rediscovery from the studio vaults, The Long Night is an emotionally gripping, visually dynamic film noir, in which Henry Fonda, at the peak of...
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Nightmare Alley

Nightmare Alley (1947), starring Tyrone Power, Joan Blondell, Coleen Gray Movie review of the classic film noir, Nightmare Alley, possibly Tyrone Power’s best role as a carny hustler who becomes a mentalist, then a spiritualist, then begins his downfall as guilt eats away at him
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