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Favourite screwball comedy movies

Launched in the mid-1930s, screwball comedies were characterized by satire of American society, romantic conflicts , battles of the sexes, sight gags, sarcasm, plot twists, verbal duels and witty dialogues. 785 more words


Building my Movie Posters Puzzle: For Whom the Bell Tolls

In late June I took advantage of some free days to visit my Mother in Virginia for her birthday. It was a fun long weekend that included meals out, a screening of Finding Dory, and an unexpected shared activity when I ran across a puzzle in the book store that was just too good to pass up. 944 more words


Along Came Jones (1945, Stuart Heisler)

Along Came Jones gets by on its gimmick and its charm–it’s got a lot of charm, both from the cast and Nunnally Johnson’s screenplay, which is good as director Heisler doesn’t bring any. 555 more words


The Vanishing American (1925)

Directed by George B. Seitz
Written by Ethel Doherty

I will admit to being a bit worried that I loved the first three films in this… 779 more words


Wild Bill Wellman ; Hollywood Rebel

By William Wellman Jr.

What do you know about Wild Bill?

Me? I think of airplane pictures and tough guy actors that populated his films. Titles like Wings and The High and the Mighty. 610 more words

John Wayne

50s Westerns Blu-ray News #218: High Noon Signature Edition (1952).

Directed by Fred Zimmerman
Starring Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges, Katy Jurado, Otto Kruger, Lon Chaney, Jr., Harry Morgan, Ian MacDonald, Lee Van Cleef, Sheb Wooley… 92 more words

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50s Westerns DVD News #217: Johnny Guitar Signature Edition (1954).

Directed by Nicholas Ray
Starring Joan Crawford, Sterling Hayden, Scott Brady, Mercedes McCambridge, Ben Cooper, Ernest Borgnine, Ward Bond, John Carradine, Royal Dano, Frank Ferguson, Paul Fix, Denver Pyle… 87 more words

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