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Favorite Comedies: The 30's

The 1930’s brought sound movies to the forefront. Along with it came the fast talking world of screwball comedies, the best of the Marx Brothers and much more. 443 more words

Too Many Husbands

Too Many Husbands, 1940, Columbia Pictures. Starring Jean Arthur, Fred MacMurray, Melvyn Douglas. Directed by Wesley Ruggles. B&W, 84 minutes.

Left alone and lonely after her husband, Bill Cardew (Fred MacMurray), is lost at sea, Vicki Lowndes (Jean Arthur) has remarried, this time to Bill’s best friend and business partner, Henry Lowndes (Melvyn Douglas). 391 more words

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Past Imperfect - #559

Fred, left: “I’m sorry to intrude, but I just found these undergarments in the hallway, and I thought I might inquire as to whether or not you might wish to claim ownership.” 609 more words


Watching 1939: Ninotchka

In 2011, I announced I was trying to see every film released in 1939. This new series chronicles films released in 1939 as I watch them.  875 more words


What Went Right With... The Changeling?

The Changeling is a very underrated horror movie. Starring the late, great George C. Scott, it tells the story of a composer named John Russell who witnesses the death of his wife and child during a winter vacation when a truck ploughs into them. 830 more words


Movie Reviews 328 – The Tenant (1976)

Trelkovsky (Roman Polanski) is a young Polish man seeking an apartment in Paris when he stumbles upon a vacant unit and immediately tries to secure it for himself. 379 more words

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