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Donald's Cousin Gus

Director: Jack King
Release Date: May 19, 1939
Stars: Donald Duck, Cousin Gus
Rating: ★★★

In the rare occasion that Donald’s relatives visited our hero, this quickly turned into disaster: in ‘ 301 more words

Walt Disney Films

The Phantom Creeps (1939, Ford Beebe and Saul A. Goodkind), Chapter 2: Death Stalks the Highways

Despite a stupefying cliffhanger resolution–disasters happen, people just don’t get hurt–Death Stalks the Highways turns out not too bad. Comparatively.

Take Bela Lugosi for instance. 358 more words

Universal Pictures

Goodbye, Mr Chips (1939)

CRUMBLIES, thousands of them. And all boys…    

Let the years pass but our hearts will remember,

Schooldays at Brookfield ended too soon.Fight to the death in the mire of November,

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Dangerous Dan McFoo

Director: Tex Avery
Release Date: July 15, 1939
Rating: ★★★★½

This Tex Avery cartoon is a rather zany retelling of the poem ‘The Shooting of Dan McGrew’ by Robert Service. 256 more words

Warner Bros. Films

The Phantom Creeps (1939, Ford Beebe and Saul A. Goodkind), Chapter 1: The Menacing Power

The Menacing Power does all right setting up the hook of The Phantom Creeps–Bela Lugosi is a mad scientist with various technological inventions he’s going to use for nefarious purposes–and even manages to gracefully segue between the expository setup and the chapter’s cliffhanger. 367 more words

Universal Pictures