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My Friend Flicka (1943)

Family/Western film. Roddy McDowall
-Year: 1943
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing: Ken ~14
-Available on DVD: yes
-B&W or color: color
-I own: no, partly TV recording… 115 more words


25 Days of Christmas: Remember the Night (1940)

Originally reviewed Remember the Night on December 16th, 2011

We journey back to 1940 for today’s 25 Days of Christmas film featuring two huge stars of day, … 1,023 more words


1944: Factory

Frederick William Elwell: A Munitions Factory (1944)

Ladies of the Chorus (1948)

Peggy Martin (Marilyn Monroe) and her mother May (Adele Jergens) are chorus girls in a burlesque show. When the star of the show, Bubbles LaRue, quits, May encourages Peg to take a chance and do a solo number. 256 more words


25 Days of Christmas: Holiday Affair (1949)

Originally published December 24th, 2012

Coming into the home stretch of 25 Days of Christmas 2012, and the final three movies cannot come sooner.  I don’t hate Christmas movies; it’s just I lost a day and the whole slate of films ran away with me.   784 more words


Student murdered in rooming house

From the Chicago Daily Tribune
Published December 12, 1949

20-year-old Margaret Anne Jackson was strangled in an apartment for male university students. The immediate suspect was her boyfriend, Robert E. 40 more words

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Remember the Night

Remember the Night, 1940, Paramount Pictures. Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray. Directed by Mitchell Leisen. B&W, 91 minutes.

Small-time thief Lea Leander (Barbara Stanwyck) is in trouble again, this time for stealing a bracelet and trying to pawn it a short time later. 503 more words

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