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The Antic Life and Times of Jack L. Warner
Having recently enjoyed Stanley Tucci’s wonderful S.O.B. styled turn as Jack Warner on the TV miniseries Feud, the story of Joan Crawford and Bette Davis, I scanned my bookshelf here in the vault searching for this bio originally published in 1990 that I picked up somewhere over the course of the last year while visiting local used bookshops. 754 more words
James Harvey, in The Romantic Comedy, tries to make sense of the various studios’ outputs during the screwball comedy years (1934-maybe 1941?).
Warners, who had been kings of the hardboiled comedy, were not particularly distinguished in the field of screwball comedy, perhaps because their tight factory approach to production didn’t translate readily into daffiness. 626 more words
Captain Blood, 1935, Warner Bros. Starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone. Directed by Michael Curtiz. B&W, 119 minutes.
In 17th century Great Britain, young, brash doctor Peter Blood (Errol Flynn) is called upon to save a man injured during the Monmouth Rebellion against King James II. 517 more words