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Buffalo Bill (1944)

William A. Wellman directs and Joel McCrea takes the title role in this entertaining Hollywood version of the true story of Buffalo Bill Cody. True? I have absolutely no idea as most of what I know about Bill comes from the movies anyway having seen him portrayed by McCrea, Heston, Carradine, Newman and whoever played him in the 100% sure to be true events as presented by Cecil B. 652 more words

Daily Take

Pre Code Confidential #17: BED OF ROSES (RKO 1933)

If someone you know is one of those film fans wondering what’s all the hubbub about “Pre-Code” films, may I make a suggestion? Watch BED OF ROSES with them, a totally amoral concoction from director… 774 more words

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Pre Code Confidential #17: BED OF ROSES (RKO 1933)

If someone you know is one of those film fans wondering what’s all the hubbub about “Pre-Code” films, may I make a suggestion? Watch BED OF ROSES with them, a totally amoral concoction from director… 774 more words

Cracked Rear Viewer

Ride The High Country Blu-ray Review

“Ride The High Country” is arguably Sam Peckinpah’s best film. 580 more words

Blu-Ray Review

The Richest Girl in the World (1934) - reviewed by George

Miriam Hopkins’s billing here is 100% alone above, so it’s a surprise when Dorothy Hunter, the richest girl etc., turns up at a board meeting and it’s third-billed Fay Wray! 454 more words

Movies

November 4 & 5: Happy Birthday Sean Combs and Joel McCrea

Sean Combs, known by a variety of performing names throughout his career, is turning 48 today.  He dropped out of Howard University at the end of the 1980s and began working as an intern at Uptown Records.  1,071 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

The More the Merrier

The More the Merrier, 1943, Columbia Pictures. Starring Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Charles Coburn. Directed by George Stevens. B&W, 104 minutes.

An improbable housing situation combines with instant attraction in this tale of an exacting young woman whose future is securely in place…until she does her patriotic duty. 429 more words

Classic Films