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Trouble in Paradise (1932) - reviewed by George

Billing is intricate, tied as it is to studio politics and everybody’s ego. It should reflect size of part, but popularity (read Box Office drawing power) is clearly more important than that. 693 more words



Code name of US secret agent Ken Thurston (Barry Sullivan) as he performed spy missions of daring around the globe on the espionage series THE MAN CALLED X/SYN/1955-56. 22 more words


Duel in the Sun (1946)

Directed by King Vidor
Written by David O. Selznick

We’ve seen a wide range of style of film throughout this marathon, which is the beauty of the genre: it is open to so many different things. 670 more words


Trouble in Paradise (1932)

Trouble in Paradise, 1932, Paramount Pictures. Starring Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, Herbert Marshall. Directed by Ernst Lubitsch. B&W, 83 minutes.

Gaston Monescu (Herbert Marshall), a gentleman thief with an international reputation, has met and fallen in love with a sly, beautiful pickpocket, Lily Vautier (Miriam Hopkins). 408 more words

Classic Films


We watched RIPTIDE, or as I keep calling it, PEPTIDE, from the talented Edmund Goulding. Robert Montgomery AGAIN! Also Norma Shearer and Herbert Marshall (pictured). 255 more words


Windmills of Your Mind: Alfred Hitchcock's FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT (United Artists 1940)

(When Maddy Loves Her Classic Films invited me to join in on the Alfred Hitchcock Blogathon, I jumped at the chance! I’ve just completed the Ball State/TCM 50 YEARS OF HITCHCOCK course, and have been knee-deep in his movies for a month now!) 775 more words

Cracked Rear Viewer

The Moon and Sixpence (1942, Albert Lewin)

The Moon and Sixpence has a number of serious problems, all of them the fault of director and screenwriter Lewin. As a director, while never spectacular, Lewin manages some competence and ambition. 789 more words