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50 Movie Collection: Mad Scientist Theater

Synopsis:

Embark on an experiment in terror as sinister scientists work their mad magic in this outrageous collection of sci-fi/horror classics. From inventions of evil to reanimations run amok, these 50 laboratory creations will haunt your dreams and steal your soul. 744 more words

Reviews

London, England | 15-16 July 1928

DATE July 15th
PLACE London, England
I arose to go to church and I got an underground to St James Park & then from there I walked to… 420 more words

1928

Not Duty, But Joy

“A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.” – John Barrymore
(Eduro)

The word of the day, from Dictionary.com, is… 564 more words

Devotions

Sherlock Holmes (1922) (aka "Moriarty")

Before watching the movie:

I was somewhat concerned to see that this movie is also silent and based on the Gillette play, but a glance at the first paragraph of the synopsis tells me this is definitely a different adaptation. 740 more words

Drama

The Mad Genius (1931)

Emphasis on the Word Mad

I feel like no other decade seems to have as many obscure gems lost to time as the 1930’s; case in point, The Mad Genius. 464 more words

Movie Reviews

10 devilish facts about Errol Flynn

He often played a dashing hero on the screen but in real life, Errol Flynn was the original “Tassie Devil”.

British actor Stewart Granger said: “He was a bit of a sadistic devil, was Errol, but it was always done with such charm and sense of mischief that he was always forgiven.”

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Film Review

Night Flight (1933)

On toughening up pilots, John Barrymore has this to say, “softness, weakness means death.”

This star studded effort from Clarence Brown by way of MGM casts Barrymore as the head of an early aviation company delivering mail throughout South America. 618 more words

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