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"THE MISSISSIPPI GAMBLER" (1953) Review

“THE MISSISSIPPI GAMBLER” (1953) Review

Tyrone Power’s career took a strange turn during the post-World War II years. Although he still managed to maintain his position as one of Twentieth Century Fox’s top stars during the remainder of the 1940s, something happened as the 1950s dawned. 1,177 more words

Movies

The Rawhide Years (1955)

Universal International continued to put Tony Curtis in to “B” films as his apprentice years in the star making machine were coming to a close with this western from his frequent director Rudolph Mate’. 489 more words

Daily Take

Dealing With Door-to-Door Missionaries

They mean well.  They really do.  (Or at least, I think they do.)  But holy smoke are they annoying!  You’re mooching around the house, minding your own business when the doorbell rings!   499 more words

General

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Constance Collier, actress (1878-1955)
See Constance Collier in A Damsel in Distress (1937) on January 24th at 4:00AM (ET)

D.W. Griffith, director (1875-1948)
Conrad Veidt, actor (1893-1943) 19 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Christened In Blood, Raised In Sin

Fresh from her career-resuscitating role as the Pentecostal mama from hell in Carrie, Piper Laurie played Ruby, a torch-singing gun moll embroiled in a gangster love triangle that leaves her man Mickey betrayed and iced…but as we all know, organized crime is an endless cycle of retribution…so Mickey’s ghost comes back years later to possess their daughter Leslie’s body (how’s… 116 more words