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The Thirteenth Guest

This is a pre-code mystery comedy film from 1932, and is what is known as a Poverty Row film, a new term for me.

And it’s B-gradiness shows as the production, writing, and actors were bargain basement stuff. 177 more words

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The 1936 Bull.

From the 1936 Bull, yearbook of Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte:

Rev. Marshall A. Talley was listed among alumni:

Herbert Ordre Reid was a member of the junior class: 43 more words

Education

The Most Dangerous Game (1932)

*. The story, by Richard Connell, is considered one of the most widely anthologized of all time. It’s an archetypal story — the hunter become the hunted when he meets a hunter of men — that Connell gives its neatest and most rapid expression. 857 more words

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One Hundred Men and a Girl

Oh boy, another Deanna Durbin film; color me excited. Not that Three Smart Girls was bad, but it definitely wasn’t what I would call Best Picture material, so to see another Durbin vehicle nominated for the big one left me at an impasse as to how I should try and get through it. 677 more words

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