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Tiger Shark

Richard Arlen and Zita Johann are two sides of a Hawks triangle in Tiger Shark (1932).

Tiger Shark

Tiger Shark

Edward G Robinson and Richard Arlen in a publicity still for Tiger Shark (1932).  It was one of Howard Hawks middling entertainments but the work scenes of the tuna fishermen are most realistic and exciting.

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Tiger Shark

Richard Arlen and Edward G Robinson are tuna fishermen in Tiger Shark (1932), the first of two films EG made with Howard Hawks.  In both films he sports an earring.  6 more words

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Beggars of Life: a Companion to the 1928 Film review – behind the scenes of a silent classic

Nobody knows more about Louise Brooks than Thomas Gladysz. Having founded the Louise Brooks Society in 1995, he has spent more than two decades researching her life and work, curating memorabilia and writing about this most fascinating of silent era actresses. 621 more words

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Three Cornered Moon (1933)

Light comedy director Elliott Nugent, who had just started his career with 1932’s The Mouthpiece, helmed this early screwball comedy with Claudette Colbert taking center stage in black and white under the Paramount label. 726 more words

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THE ISLAND OF LOST SOULS (1932)

1932’s The Island of Lost Souls is the first of three cinematic adaptations of H.G. Wells “The Island of Dr.Moreau.” It is easily the best, although the 1997 attempt with Marlon Brando was not the disaster some critics claimed, and in fact was considerably better than the static, unimaginative 1977 version with Burt Lancaster. 548 more words

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