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Living in the Past is Certified A-Okay!

Yes, loyal readers of this lofty blog no doubt recall that I seriously love living in the past!

Not necessarily my own past, which, for the most part, … 557 more words

The Busby Berkeley Blogathon-- "Pettin' in the Park"

I’ll admit that Busby Berkeley isn’t one of my favorite figures from the classic era of Hollywood.  While I recognize that his choreography is unique and very creative, sometimes I find it a little tedious when there is a lot of it present in one film.  1,203 more words


Rock the Oscars: Dick Powell

The Oscars are on March 4.  In the days leading up to them, the Little Rock Culture Vulture will look at Little Rock connections to the Academy Awards over the 90 ceremonies. 262 more words


The Grumpy 1930s Musical

Did you ever watch a movie that seems, well, irritable – like it woke up on the wrong side of the bed?

That’s how we feel about  686 more words


Split Second

The Noir Odyssey

Writer: Irving Wallace

Director: Dick Powell

Cinematographer: Nicholas Musuraca

Music: Roy Webb

Cast: Stephen McNally, Alexis Smith, Jan Sterling, Keith Andes, Richard Egan… 940 more words

Film Noir

Murder, My Sweet

The Noir Odyssey

Writer: John Paxton

Based on the novel “Farewell, My Lovely” by Raymond Chandler

Director: Edward Dmytryk

Cinematographer: Harry J. Wild

Music: Roy Webb… 1,176 more words

Film Noir