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Mill Creek Musings: Woman in the Shadows (1934)

John Bradley (Ralph Bellamy) is a released prisoner who has been serving time because he accidentally killed a man during a brawl — hit him a bit too hard for flirting with his girl, Helen (Nell O’Day). 278 more words


Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Spencer Tracy, actor (1900-1967)
See Spencer Tracy in Captains Courageous (1937) on April 7th at 6:00AM (ET).

Melvyn Douglas, actor (1901-1981)
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Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Captains Courageous

PLOT (spoiler alert!!!):

Harvey Cheyne (Freddie Bartholomew) is the spoiled son of an indulgent absentee father, business tycoon Frank Burton Cheyne (Melvyn Douglas). He is shunned by his classmates at a private boarding school, and eventually suspended for the remainder of the term due to bad behavior. 1,089 more words

Movie Reviews

A Woman's Face (1941)

As much as I’ve enjoyed the Cukor films I’ve watched in the past week, they’ve been a little light on personality. Again, they’ve all been good but seem to be missing something that could be classified as uniquely Cukor’s.  1,015 more words


Ninotchka (1939)

“From what I’ve read, I thought champagne was a strong drink, but it’s delicate,” says Ninotchka as she takes her first sip of champagne. That line alone epitomizes the romance in Ninotchka, which revolves around the title character as played by Greta Garbo and Count Léon d’Algout as played by Melvyn Douglas. 565 more words

Director Marathon

Daily Comedy 3.9.14

Ninotchka – Greta Garbo , Melvyn Douglas

Daily Comedy