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The 10 Best Films of 1950

Here’s the countdown of my 10 favorite films from 1950.

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10. Caged

Caged is one of the first true “women-in-prison” films. 491 more words


Fancy Pants (1950)

Director: George Marshall

Bob Hope and Lucille Ball teamed for the second time in this loose adaptation of the Leo McCarey classic Ruggles of Red Gap… 181 more words


The Damned Don't Cry (1950) Vincent Sherman

The Damned Don’t Cry (1950)
Directed by Vincent Sherman
Produced by Jerry Wald
Written by Harold Medford and Jerome Weidman, based on a story by Gertrude Walker… 721 more words

Film Noir

Many badges: 1950 Fiat 1100 "Stella Alpina" by Monviso

The “Stella Alpina” is the name of a rare flower growing along the Alps rising on the northern edge of Italy: it’s so rare that if the police catches you with one of those you will pay a huge ticket. 154 more words

For Sale

Todd's Dark Desk of Noir

For the Film Noir Blogathon, hosted by Quiggy over at The Midnite Drive-In, I’m taking a look at a slick little crime noir called Armored Car Robbery. 28 more words

Angie Dickinson in 'Rio Bravo' 1959

Angie Dickinson: American actress, born Angeline Brown, discovered by Howard Hawks and cast in Rio Bravo (1959) as a the seductive gambler ‘Feathers’ who flirts with John Wayne as the town sheriff.