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Here Comes Mr. Jordan, 1941, Columbia Pictures. Starring Robert Montgomery, Claude Rains, Evelyn Keyes. Directed by Alexander Hall. B&W, 93 minutes.
Death has come about 50 years too soon for boxer Joe Pendleton (Robert Montgomery) when well-meaning but novice Angel 7013 (Edward Everett Horton) takes his soul, believing there’s no way he could have survived an imminent plane crash. 435 more words
Armed confrontations between the Belfast IRA and RUC were not commonplace. While IRA volunteers engaged the RUC in 1932 during the Outdoor Relief riots and again during the attempted pogrom of 1935, in the former case they were not acting under IRA orders while in both instances it occurred during more general violent clashes. 2,350 more words
Judy Foster (Jane Powell) is a Santa Barbara teen with your average teenage problems. She and her friends are rehearsing songs for an upcoming school social event, but they’re butting heads with snobby senior Carol Pringle (Elizabeth Taylor), who thinks they’re not performing the songs the correct way. 377 more words