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King Kong (1933)

King Kong

★ ★ ★ out of 5

Directed by Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Schoedsack

Starring Fay Wray as Ann Darrow

Robert Armstrong as Carl Denham… 453 more words


DUCK SOUP (1933)

Director of Photography: Henry Sharp

Director: Leo McCarey

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SPOTLIGHT: Hot Pre-Code Hopkins (V)

Welcome to a new Film Friday and the conclusion of our spotlight series on the Pre-Code work of the naughty Miriam Hopkins (1902-1972). We’ve covered some of her most delightfully Pre-Code films (all released by Paramount) over these past five weeks, including  1,143 more words


The Bette Davis Project: Ex-Lady (1933)

Directed by Robert Florey

Free spirited artist Helen Bauer (Bette Davis) doesn’t believe in marriage. She doesn’t believe in having babies either (the horror!). Helen is perfectly content with her open relationship with boyfriend Don Peterson (Gene Raymond). 341 more words


The Bette Davis Project: The Working Man (1933)

Directed by John G. Adolfi

Shoe manufacturer John Reeves (George Arliss) is a workaholic who strives for perfection. However, his nephew Benjamin Burnett (Hardie Albright) thinks that old Reeves is past his prime. 374 more words


42ND STREET (1933)

Director of Photography: Sol Polito

Director: Lloyd Bacon

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King Kong (1933).

This was supposed to be a landmark in cinema and has influenced many actors and directors in the intervening 80 years. 292 more words