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‘Tales of Terror’ Was Released 55 Years Ago Today

If you haven’t seen Tales of Terror, you’re missing one of the greatest vintage anthology films in existence. Stacked with a genre friendly cast that included the fantastic Vincent Price, the chameleon like Peter Lorre and the great Basil Rathbone, it seemed a foregone conclusion that… 642 more words


The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938, Michael Curtiz and William Keighley)

The Adventures of Robin Hood gets by on a lot of charm. Charm and costuming (good and bad). The film opens with title cards setting the scene. 746 more words



So the time has come for me to go to one of my favourite places!!

I’ll be journeying to the Picturehouse cinema in central London in Piccadilly Circus! 160 more words


The Adventures of Robin Hood

Having read Howard Pyle’s perfectly delightful book on Robin Hood, become a little bit obsessed with the Robin Hood legends, and watched as much as I could of… 455 more words


RIP, Quinn O'Hara.

Quinn O’Hara
January 3, 1941 – May 5, 2017

Quinn O’Hara didn’t make many movies, but if you turn up in an AIP Beach Party movie and an episode of  93 more words


The Woman in Green (1945)

This film marked the final (re) appearance of Professor Moriarty (or, rather, as credited, ‘Moriarity’) in the Universal Holmes and Watson series, this time in the chilly, smooth-tongued form of Henry Daniell (who was said to be Rathbone’s favourite). 836 more words

Tuesday's Overlooked Film

Dressed to Kill (1946)

Later this week, this blog turns four years. With this week’s post, I therefore take you back to where it all began: Basil Rathbone as… 486 more words

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