Category Archives: Crime-Mystery-Spy

Paradise Express (1937)

Dorothy Appleby is a charmer but Harry Davenport is just about impossible to take as a fist pounding, yelling irascible old man in the story of a crooked trucking firm about to put a small railroad out of business. Jed … Continue reading

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Counterspy (Failed TV Pilot 1958)

Don Megowan stars as American counterespionage agent David Harding. A huge Russian battleship is able to negotiate Oslo harbor without a pilot. Harding thinks there’s some kind of super secret navigational gizmo at work and he has to know what … Continue reading

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I’ll Sell My Life (1941)

There’s a germ of a decent B in here but it gets lost in an inept final script and the movie sinks itself. A few rewrites could have saved it. Two of gangster Bochini’s (Stanley Fields) boys are waiting outside … Continue reading

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A Shot In The Dark (1935)

Fair B movie that won’t be found on a priority list but it’s a decent time passer if there’s not much to choose from. It’s based on the serial “The Dartmouth Murders” in College Humor magazine. College student Ken Harris … Continue reading

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College Scandal (1935)

Arline Judge is fun to watch as a college student investigating murder on campus. She doesn’t play it headstrong or ditzy and that’s why it works. One determent to the movie is filler about a rehearsal for a college variety … Continue reading

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Sarge (1971-72)

George Kennedy is Samuel “Sarge” Cavanaugh. After his wife is murdered he quit the police force and became a priest. He leads a parish in San Diego. The show only lasted one season but deserved to be around for a … Continue reading

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Violent Playground (1958)

David McCallum is a must see as a Liverpool firebug and all around trouble maker. Don’t let the absolutely horrible opening theme by Johnny Luck keep you away. To make it more authentic the movie was filmed in the streets … Continue reading

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