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The High And The Mighty (1954)

“I got news for you guys: we just passed the point of no return.”

Director:  William A. Wellman

Starring:  John Wayne, Robert Stack, Doe Avedon, Claire Trevor, Jan Sterling, William Campbell, Wally Brown, Robert Newton, David Brian, Sidney Blackmer, Paul Kelly, John Qualen, Laraine Day, John Howard, Phil Harris, Julie Bishop, Paul Fix, Ann Doran, Karen Sharpe, John Smith, Joy Kim, William Hopper, George Chandler, Douglas Fowley, Regis Toomey, Pedro Gonzales-Gonzales, William Schallert, Michael Wellman… 6,500 more words

Disaster Movie

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


Review: The Woman on Pier 13

The Woman on Pier 13 is a film noir released in 1950. In 1949 it was released in Los Angles and San Francisco under the title I Married a Communist to a poor reception, hence the name change before its more wide release. 332 more words


Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Douglass Dumbrille, actor (1889-1974)

Irene Rich, actress (1891-1988)
Georgia Backus, actress (1900-1983)
Joseph Kaufman, producer (1911-1961)
Cornel Wilde, actor & director (1912-1989)
Walter Brooke, actor (1914-1986) 29 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

The Barrymore Trilogy Blogathon: Lionel Barrymore as Dr. Gillespie, in MGM's Dr. Kildare Movies

Modern day film fans are probably familiar with Drew Barrymore but are they aware she is descended from a family of actors that began their stagecraft in the 1840’s?!   935 more words


The Locket (1946) - reviewed by George

“The Locket” qualifies as film noir, but it quietly transcends that genre by its surprising excellence. It purports to tell the story of a sociopathic young woman, cruelly traumatized as a child. 258 more words


Foreign Correspondent (1940)

Destination: Amsterdam and London
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Cast: Joel McCrae, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, and George Sanders
Running Length: 120 minutes… 361 more words