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The Silver Cord (1933)

Director:  John Cromwell

Starring:  Irene Dunne, Laura Hope Crews, Joel McCrea, Eric Linden, Frances Dee, Gustav von Seyffertitz

Screenplay:  Jane Murfin, based upon the play by Sidney Howard… 2,236 more words


The Great Villain Blogathon: THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME (1932)

This post is part of The Great Villain Blogathon hosted by Kristina of Speakeasy, Karen of Shadows and Satin, and Ruth of Silver Screenings.  Be sure to check out the other entries… 814 more words


Damn the Torpedoes!

If you read my blog, you’ll know that last weekend, I attended the TCM Film Festival in Hollywood, California. While I saw a good many films this year, there were a few bright standouts. 634 more words

Seen At The TCM Film Festival

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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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


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