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The Picture of Jekyll and Hyde

We all know the story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, of the mild-mannered physician who drank a potion which turned him into the menacing Mr. 924 more words

Gee, Juliet, your biological clock's just about ticked out!

Romeo and Juliet (1936), dir. George Cukor, w/ Norma Shearer (Juliet), Leslie Howard (Romeo), Basil Rathbone (Tybalt), Edna May Oliver ( 449 more words

TCM Movies

Le Giornate del Cinema Muto 2014: Pordenone post No 2

How much excitement can one person handle on a Sunday morning? For myself, the opportunity to see – finally – Raoul Walsh’s classic crime drama… 888 more words

Silent Film

In the Shadow of Rathbone: John Barrymore in Sherlock Holmes (1922/2001)

Yes, I’m cheating by putting this film with my reviews of Sherlock Holmes films made after the Basil Rathbone series. However, in a way, Sherlock Holmes, 868 more words

Nudges (Gentle Recommendations)

Today's Foodism: A More Manageable Burn ...

We all love stew, in its many forms and iterations. The downside to many variations of stews, however, is the burning sensation in our chest that it evokes. 37 more words




Actor John Barrymore once wrote, “Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.”  Sometimes, however, doors can cause less pleasant results.   609 more words


Looking Back: Grand Hotel

I go back and do a video review for the MGM classic Grand Hotel starring an ensemble of Golden Age actors, like Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford, Lionel Barrymore, and Wallace Berry. 77 more words