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Day 24 of Noirvember: They Won't Believe Me Trivia

They Won’t Believe Me, one of many fabulous noir features released in 1947, contains enough twists and turns to satisfy any noir fan; a would-be sympathetic protagonist who’s really a heel; and instead of a love triangle, a love QUADRANGLE. 444 more words

Noir Performers

Rawhide (1951)

I’ve found yet another Western that I enjoy! Perhaps I should officially stop commenting on the circumstance and just admit that I like the genre. But it does demonstrate that I prefer less conventional Westerns.  1,125 more words


Movie Quote of the Day - Smash-Up, the Story of a Woman, 1947 (dir. Stuart Heisler)

Ken Conway: Angel, maybe if you had a few less when you drink. I’d have nightmares too if I drank as much as you do.

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Movie Quote Of The Day

Divas, Gladiators, and Madmen

Here’s a recap of Demetrius and the Gladiators that can be read in under 60 seconds. So in this sequel to The Robe hunky ex-slave Demetrius is arrested for hiding the Robe and is sentenced to gladiator school, where he catches the attention of flame-haired Messalina (looking for a few good men); meanwhile his girlfriend is assaulted and left for dead by a mean-guy gladiator, so Demetrius gets angry, forgets his Christian religion, and fights and kills in the arena; then he goes off to frolic with Messalina in her villa by the sea until Saint Peter comes along to douse the flames (of passion); then Demetrius finds the girlfriend alive and well and holding onto the Robe, which he takes to Emperor Caligula (very mad, Caligula); and then crazy Caligula insults the Praetorian guards, so they finally get fed up and off him, which is why old Claudius becomes emperor; so now Messalina goes off with… 1,871 more words


Sept. & Oct. at The Movie Morlocks

It’s that time again. Time to collect & share links to the writing I’ve published on TCM’s Movie Morlocks blog in the past few months. In September I spent a lot of time obsessing over TCM Star of the Month Susan Hayward. 1,374 more words

Movie Reviews

Uncle Bardie's Movie of the Week: The Haunting of Miss Tina

Once a week on Monday, Uncle Bardie shares a movie with his Readers he gives a big two thumbs up. It will simply be a short excerpt or a trailer. 641 more words

Movie Of The Week

Screening History: "David and Bathsheba" (1951)

Not long ago, I had the joy of rewatching Henry King’s subdued yet powerful David and Bathsheba, a biblical epic that is more thoughtful than most and that has yet to receive the credit it deserves.   857 more words

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