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The Desperate Hours (1955)

Three escaped convicts invade a middle class family’s home and hold them hostage.

The premise of The Desperate Hours is something that – in the right hands – could have been a tense and gripping affair full of sharp dialogue and insightful character analysis. 166 more words


Our Town (Sam Wood, 1940)

This is my contribution to the Golden Boy Blogathon hosted by Virginie at The Wonderful World of Cinema. Please visit and read the other postings, about a wide range of films starring William Holden. 1,431 more words

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Mill Creek Musings: Hi Diddle Diddle (1943)

“This is a factual and authentic document based on actual conditions existing in the world today. It is admittedly propaganda. It is a picture with a purpose.

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Do not make the mistake of treating your dogs like humans or...

Do not make the mistake of treating your dogs like humans or they will treat you like dogs. – Martha Scott: http://dlvr.it/Cl9jJk

Martha Scott

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 197 — ‘Mothers’

“Mothers” brings back Patricia Shepard, who visits Southfork and is stunned to discover her daughter Sue Ellen is being treated for alcoholism. Patricia’s arrival allows “Dallas” to delve into Sue Ellen’s past, drawing a connection between her troubled childhood and the addiction that now overwhelms her. 1,044 more words


One year, one film: 1940 - Our Town

The film:
Our Town, dir. Sam Wood
starring William Holden and Martha Scott

Recommended | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED | Must-See

Though the genre doesn’t appeal to everyone, I love a sentimental drama. 483 more words