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Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Gore Vidal, writer (1925-2012)

Warner Oland, actor (1879-1938)
Henry Clive, actor (1883-1960)
Roy Webb, composer (1888-1982)
Henry Hull, actor (1890-1977)
Leo McCarey, director, screenwriter, producer (1898-1969) 8 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

198. Out of the Past

The 1001 Book Why: Tom Gunning says it “may be the masterpiece of film noir…leaves us with the enigmas of fatal desires, the ambiguities of loves laced with fear.” 610 more words

Kehr Capsule of the Week: Where Danger Lives (1950)

Robert Mitchum as a young doctor who catches a heavy shot of l’amour fou for suicidal housewife Faith Domergue; before he knows it, her husband, …

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The Ghost Ship (1943, Mark Robson)

Although the title suggests otherwise, The Ghost Ship is not a supernatural thriller. It is, however, a very effective suspense picture.

Russell Wade (in a sturdy lead performance) is a new officer. 308 more words

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