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Tiger Shark

publicity still for Tiger Shark (1932) with Richard Arlen, Zita Johann and Edward G Robinson.   Richard was born in St Paul, Minnesota and had 178 acting credits, from an uncredited bit in 1921, to 1976.  21 more words

Edward G Robinson

Tiger Shark

Leila Bennett as Muggsey, Richard Arlen and Edward G Robinson in a publicity still for Tiger Shark (1932).  Leila was born in Newark, New Jersey and had 22 acting credits, from an uncredited bit in 1931, through Fury in 1936, also starring Paul Muni.   15 more words

Edward G Robinson

Tiger Shark

Another common theme with Howard Hawks’ work groups, seen here in Tiger Shark (1932) is the sing-along.  It’s a device for his teams to share good times away from work.  10 more words

Edward G Robinson

WINGS (1927) - After 90 years, it still sends viewers soaring

For years, I’d heard about Wings, a silent feature film that was the first movie to win the Best Picture Oscar. For some reason, I imagined that it would seem as cliched as it sounded, perfect for its time but not aged well. 470 more words

Wings (1927)

It’s been a while since I did a Silent film review. I’d like to talk about one of my favourites from this era. It is set during World War One, and it is one of the all time great war films. 1,351 more words

Romance

Tiger Shark

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

Tiger Shark