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Road To Zanzibar (1941)

Hope and Crosby continue their travels across “The Dark Continent” as a pair of con men who meet their match in the form of hustlers Dorothy Lamour and Joan Marsh. 132 more words


Pre-Code Crazy: Red Headed Woman (1932)

Red-Headed Woman is one of my very favorite pre-Codes, starring one of my very favorite actresses, Jean Harlow.

So why haven’t I devoted a post to this film before now? 1,099 more words



Being an indigenous person I am an advocate for sovereignty, and that includes the sovereignty of a nation like Britain – the below is a copy paste of a comment made in the link that accompanies this blog. 573 more words

Evelyn Prentice (1934)

The Thin Woman

***This Review Contains Spoilers***

Movies like Evelyn Prentice give me one of the greatest satisfactions I get from watching films; discovering an obscurity from an actor’s filmography which I end up considering to be one of their finest films. 494 more words

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Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Victor McLaglen, actor (1886-1959)

Ray Collins, actor (1889-1965)
Una Merkel, actress (1903-1986)
Hermes Pan, dancer & choreographer (1909-1990)
Dorothy Lamour, actress & singer (1914-1996)
Reginald Rose, writer (1920-2002) 20 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

The Kentuckian (1955) Burt Lancaster in the Fifties

Like many stars experiencing their peak years at the box-office, Burt Lancaster felt the need to get behind the camera and direct himself. He chose to do so in the comfortable surroundings of an outdoor adventure and wisely hired a solid cast of character players to surround himself with. 648 more words


It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Movie Challenge..... Bombshell (1933)

Back to a pre-code assignment from blogger pal Kristina over at the Speakeasy. It’s time for our monthly challenge when we give each other a title we haven’t yet seen to help broaden our movie going experiences. 939 more words