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Another Thin Man

Another Thin Man (1939) starring William Powell, Myrna Loy
In Another Thin Man, Nick and Nora (and their dog Asta) visit the estate of Colonel MacFay. He’s being threatened by a mysterious man wanting revenge for a past wrong. When MacFay is murdered, that man is the obvious suspect. Too obvious …
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Rebecca

Rebecca (1940), starring Sir Lawrence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, directed by Alfred Hitchcock Synopsis of Rebecca Rebecca – A British gentleman’s innocent bride grapples with intrusive reminders of his deceased wife.
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Tarzan The Ape Man (1932)

Tarzan The Ape Man (1932) starring Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O’Sullivan, Neil Hamilton, C. Aubrey Smith Synopsis of Tarzan the Ape Man Tarzan the Ape Man is Johnny Weissmuller’s first outing as Edgar Rice Burroughs’ African jungle hero. He’s aiding a young Englishwoman and her fortune-hunting father. This was...
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Five Came Back

Five Came Back (1939) starring Lucille Ball, Chester Morris, John Carradine, Allen Jenkins, C. Aubrey Smith Twelve people are aboard Coast Air Line’s flagship the Silver Queen.  They’re en route to South America when the airplane encounters a storm and is blown off course. The plane crashes into...
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The Adventures of Mark Twain

The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944), starring Fredric March, Alexis Smith Review of The Adventures of Mark Twain I’ve often said that Hollywood takes enormous liberties with biographies.  That’s true in The Adventures of Mark Twain as well.  But that doesn’t mean that it’s not a very enjoyable movie.  It...
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Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)

Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941) starring Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman, Lana Turner If there’s a problem with the 1941 version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale of a man split between his dark and light sides, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, it unfortunately comes down to the...
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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet (1936), starring Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard,  Basil Rathbone,  Edna May Oliver,  John Barrymore,  C. Aubrey Smith Synopsis of  Romeo and Juliet  Romeo and Juliet is  Shakespeare’s classic tale of love and youth ruined by a family feud. The Montagues and the Capulets, two powerful families...
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