Category Archives: Crime-Mystery-Spy

Vice Raid (1960)

Good B movie with Mamie Van Doren as the bait to frame a vice squad cop. Barry Atwater is especially good as a sleazy hood named Phil Evans. Getting off the bus in New York is Muggsy. He’s got a … Continue reading

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Delinquent Daughters (1944)

If your instincts tell you this is a disaster…they’re right. The “acting” is terrible and the “writing” must have been done in crayon on toilet paper. These high school kids are way out of hand. Mary Bovard as the ditzy … Continue reading

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Caught In The Act (1941)

Mike’s daughter is all set to get married. Through a series of misunderstandings Mike ends up in jail with his boss, his wife thinks he’s a Casanova and the real crooks think he’s an even bigger mobster. No slapstick so … Continue reading

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Painted Faces (1929)

Comedian Joe E.Brown does a dramatic turn as a circus clown who is the lone hold out on a jury in a murder trial. He uses a fake German accent but you’ll get used to it after a short while. … Continue reading

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The Man And The Challenge (1959-60)

George Nader stars as scientist Dr.Glenn Barton in this series produced by Ivan Tors. Barton works for the Institute Of Human Factors. They work for the government and test human endurance. He ably assisted by Joyce Meadows as Lynn Allen. … Continue reading

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Officer O’Brien (1930)

This is so slow that it has to speed up to stop. William “Hopalong Cassidy” Boyd is a top cop whose father has been paroled to him. He gets involved with a murderous gangster. Bill O’Brien (William Boyd) has been … Continue reading

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Her Private Affair (1929)

Clunker about a blackmailing gigolo that gets his from one of his victims. Lots of stiff acting but that’s to be expected as the talkie era is being born. In Vienna, Vera (Ann Harding) is married to Judge Richard Kessler. … Continue reading

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