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The Devil's In Love (1933)

A dash of romance, adventure in the French Foreign Legion and a murder mystery makes for a thoroughly enjoyable seventy minutes in this early talkie that sees some unusual casting looking back from our vantage point. 726 more words

Daily Take

Northern Neon Lights

Nestled in a fairly nondescript area on the North-Westerly drag out of Worcester sits one of the most iconic 1930s buildings in the city: a towering symmetrical red brick monster called Northwick. 638 more words

Art Deco

The House of Rothschild

I don’t have as much of a knowledge of history as I probably should. To that end, it might be slightly amazing that I had never heard of the Rothschild family of European bankers before this film. 705 more words

7 Out Of 10

Mata Hari (George Fitzmaurice, 1931)

This is my very belated contribution to the Barrymore Trilogy blogathon – many apologies for being so late (I forgot the blogathon’s date), but please do visit Crystal’s blog, In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood, to read the other entries.  849 more words

Classic Movie

#19 Monkey Business

Watched: August 19 2016

Director: Norman McLeod

Starring: The Marx Brothers

Year: 1931

Runtime: 1h 17min


Another silly, silly Marx Brothers film – this time at sea. 336 more words


Internes Can't Take Money (1937)

Janet Haley (Barbara Stanwyck) is visiting the Mountview General Hospital to be treated for a burn. Dr. Kildare (Joel McCrea), an intern at the hospital, is assigned to treat her. 447 more words


Westcliffe walkie

This walkie would have been hard to identify but for the fact that someone had scribbled ‘Westcliffe’ in the corner, which helped me identify it.  … 283 more words

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