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Bend of the River (1952)

When you think of all the great western directors that worked at the height of the genre’s success — the 1950s through the 1960s — plenty of names comes up, directors like John Ford, Sergio Leone, Sam Peckinpah, Howard Hawks, Budd Boetticher to name just a few.  577 more words

Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

Plot: Dr. Carl Maia (Antonio Moreno) is part of an expedition in the Amazon, to learn about the rich history of the area and see if he can uncover some long buried, insightful secrets. 492 more words

"THE MISSISSIPPI GAMBLER" (1953) Review

“THE MISSISSIPPI GAMBLER” (1953) Review

Tyrone Power’s career took a strange turn during the post-World War II years. Although he still managed to maintain his position as one of Twentieth Century Fox’s top stars during the remainder of the 1940s, something happened as the 1950s dawned. 1,176 more words

Politics

The Mississippi Gambler (1953)

No longer under the 20th Century Fox banner, Tyrone Power found himself working for the folks over at Universal International who had a steady stream of westerns under production with stars like Rory Calhoun and Audie Murphy. 802 more words

Daily Take

Creature of the Lame Blog Post

When in doubt, lead with a picture of a monster and a beautiful girl.  This, of course, is the titular Creature of the Black Lagoon… 258 more words

Humor