Category Archives: Drama

Turn The Key Softly (1953)

Good drama that follows what happens to three women as they’re released from prison. They have to start over in London. There’s Monica Marsden. Her boyfriend David tricked her into coming along on a burglary. When the cops closed in … Continue reading

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Boy Of The Streets (1937)

Drama that takes place in the mostly Irish slums of New York City. Jackie Cooper stars as the sixteen year old leader of a street gang. Marjorie Main plays Jackie’s long suffering mother. It’s Halloween. Chuck Brennan (Jackie Cooper) and … Continue reading

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Crooner (1932)

Story of a singer who finally hit it big thanks to a gimmick. It all goes to his head. The music is bland but there are parts where it’s supposed to be. Ted Taylor (David Manners) leads a college band … Continue reading

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Night World (1932)

In New York night life it’s plenty of booze and babes. This is a great time piece that takes place during one night in a night club. owned by Boris Karloff. After a montage of night time in Times Square … Continue reading

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Breaking Point (1963-64)

Paul Richards stars as psychiatrist Dr.McKinley Thompson. His boss at the clinic is Dr.William Rymer played by Eduard Franz. It’s an adult drama that featured a lot of famous or soon to be famous guest stars. September 30,1963 episode: “Fire … Continue reading

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It Happened In Flatbush (1942)

Lloyd Nolan is at the top of his form in this movie about a Brooklyn baseball team fighting to go from chumps to champs. There’s no reference to the Dodgers. It has the typical feelings of the day that there’s … Continue reading

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St.Louis Blues (1958)

Biopic of Jazz and Blues composer W.C.Handy that features great musicians and singers. The band consists of Barney Bigard, George Washington, Red Callender, Lee Young and of course Nat “King” Cole. Young Will Handy is playing his coronet while some … Continue reading

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