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Primrose Path (1940)

  • Directed by Gregory La Cava (of MY MAN GODFREY fame).
  • What a terrible living situation & family this seems to be! Prostitution, starvation, alcoholism…how dreadful!
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1940s

Two films, one tale: The More the Merrier (1943)

Back in February, you folks may remember that I published two reviews under the theme of “Two films, one tale, one Tyrone” — reviewing 1937’s… 753 more words

Film

A few scenes that stick with you.

In Ride the High Country there is one pivotal scene at the end of the movie. There is a classic shoot out The two old timers in the film portrayed by Joel McCrea and Randolph Scott fight three opponents in a classic western style o.k. 259 more words

Foreign Correspondent (1940)

Foreign Correspondent is a spy story in which anything can happen. Similar to films like The Lady Vanishes and The 39 Steps you never know where such a plot that’s taken leave of its senses will lead next. 523 more words

Films

"BARBARY COAST" (1935) Review

“BARBARY COAST” (1935) Review

I have seen a good number of television and movie Westerns in my time. But I find it rather odd that it is hard – almost difficult – to find a well known story set during the… 1,190 more words

Movies

The Palm Beach Story

The Palm Beach Story, 1942, Paramount Pictures.  Starring Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Rudy Vallee, Mary Astor.  Directed by Preston Sturges.  B&W, 88 minutes.

Tom (Joel McCrea) and Gerry (Claudette Colbert) Jeffers have hit a stalemate in their marriage: they are seemingly better friends than lovers, his business is floundering and in general she’s bored with the whole situation. 451 more words

Classic Movies

Classic for a Reason -- "The Palm Beach Story"

The Palm Beach Story, 1942, Paramount Pictures. Starring Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Rudy Vallee, Mary Astor. Directed by Preston Sturges. B&W, 88 minutes.

Tom (Joel McCrea) and Gerry (Claudette Colbert) Jeffers have hit a stalemate in their marriage: they are seemingly better friends than lovers, his business is floundering and in general she’s bored with the whole situation. 582 more words

Classic For A Reason