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#Noirvember: 'The Dark Mirror' and the Paranoid Double (Robert Siodmak, 1946)

The double image is an important motif in the landscape of dreams and nightmares. In Salvador Dalí’s famous painting Metamorphosis of Narcissus, the condition of paranoia was manifested in the form of the double image. 533 more words

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The daily life of Olivia de Havilland... according to fan mag gossip! (Photoplay, June 1944)

This post is a part of TMP’s “Historical Context” series, where I share excerpts from my collection of vintage magazines. For more posts in this series check out… 434 more words


What Happens In This Elevator Is Not For The Weak - It Is, Perhaps, Not Even For The Strong!

Watched another old movie today, this time the 1964 drama thriller directed by Walter Grauman (“I Deal In Danger”, “Murder, She Wrote”) and written by Luther Davis (“The Gift Of Love”, “The Hucksters”) titled… 353 more words


Hold Back the Dawn (1941)

Hold Back the Dawn was written by the winning combination of Billy Wilder and Charles Brackett, but the director was actually Mitchell Leisen. That was the last time Wilder would let someone else take hold of his work. 679 more words

Long Review

‘Welcome to Sherwood, My Lady’ — 'The Adventures of Robin Hood' (1938)

Though filmed in the “wilds” of the California hills — in a 2400 acre natural park, to be exact, outside the town of Chico, California, near where the 1922 silent version was shot — and originally conceived as a vehicle for movie tough-guy James Cagney, … 1,269 more words


It's Love I'm After (1937)

Even after numbering over 7500 movies as seen I still make the mistake of pigeon holing certain films based on a quick glance of who is in them. 644 more words

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