Tags » Myrna Loy

Building a long standing foundation... Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)

Though not seen in too many films prior, you have certainly seen the basic plot themes in too many films since. Not one of Grant’s nor Loy’s best films, they make an outstanding effort together. 45 more words

Classic Film

Just a great film... Test Pilot (1938)

I list this under my ‘Best’ category for the simple fact that it’s one of the best ‘Buddy’ pics of all time. Tracy and Gable had already been on-screen together, and both had already been award winners, but this one was just fun. 48 more words

Action / Adventure

Review: Meet Me in St. Louis (1959) CBS TV Special

It’s difficult to improve on perfection.

While this two-hour CBS 1959 TV Special may not be a remake, it pales when compared to the original. 1,193 more words

Musicals

Throwback Trailer: Evelyn Prentice (1934)

The neglected wife of a high profile attorney dallies with a unscrupulous womanizer and finds herself involved in blackmail and murder.

Throwback Trailer

Harold Russell: Hero and Screen Legend

As much as I could say about The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) and all of the wonderful performances in it, I want to zone in mainly on one of the cast members: Harold Russell, a man who should be more well-known than he is today. 1,170 more words

Classic Film Review: The Thin Man DVD Collection - a brief commentary

Pros:The first two are the best before the films become formulaic.

Cons:The films become formulaic!

The Bottom Line: Murder mysteries with the famous Nick & Nora. 

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Fly Fishing with William Powell

Sometimes, knowing what you’re doing is overrated.

Who doesn’t love that adrenaline rush of panic and disbelief when you’re caught, unprepared, in a frantic situation beyond your control? 586 more words

Comedy