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Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Dolores Costello, actress (1903-1979)

O.P. Heggie, actor (1877-1936)
Esther Ralston, actress (1902-1994)
Edgar G. Ulmer, director (1904-1972)
Roddy McDowall, actor, director, photographer, & voice actor (1928-1998)
Anne Bancroft, actress (1931-2005)

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

EDGAR G. ULMER’S DETOUR (1945)

Reviewing Edgar G Ulmer‘s Detour (1945), critic Dennis Schwartz wrote: “For some, being outside the system is as natural as walking in the fog.” That about sums up Ulmer. 708 more words

Film Reviews

EDGAR G. ULMER'S BLUEBEARD

Edgar G. Ulmer began his career at Max Reinhardt’s theater, became an apprentice to F.W. Murnau on the director’s masterpiece Sunrise (1927), and received a commission to direct Universal’s two new horror icons, Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi in their first co-starring film. 910 more words

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EDGAR G.ULMER’S THE STRANGE WOMAN (1946)

The late critic Andrew Sarris recommended further study of  Edgar G.Ulmer when he amusingly wrote: “Yes, Virginia, there is an Edgar G. Ulmer, and he is no longer one of the private jokes shared by auteur critics, but one of the minor glories of the cinema. 705 more words

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Beyond the Time Barrier

Beyond the Time Barrier – 1960 – United States

While testing an experimental suborbital jet, a pilot is inadvertently warped 60 years into the future. Earth is a wasteland. 253 more words

United States

Harem Variations

I’m hereby declaring a new film genre: the Harem film. I don’t know if it’s been officially designated yet, so I’m tossing the first veil into the ring. 2,754 more words

Comedy

EDGAR G. ULMER'S THE BLACK CAT (1934)

Edgar G. Ulmer has a cult reputation, particularly in France. The late British film critic, Leslie Halliwell, believed that reputation to be wholly undeserved, since most of Ulmer’s films ranged from B to Z status. 1,685 more words

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