Category Archives: vintage movies

Classics and the forgotten

Island Of Lost Women (1959)

Despite the title this is not a sex drenched fantasy. Newsman Mark Bradley (Jeff Richards) and his cameraman-pilot Joe Walker (John Smith) are on their way to Australia when they have engine trouble. They spot an island. As they head … Continue reading

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Hollywood Mystery (Hollywood Hoodlum) 1934)

Mystery is a misnomer. This is actually a comedy about the making of a gangster picture and the stunts pulled by the PR man to get it across. Frank Albertson is fun to watch as PR man Danny Ryan. The … Continue reading

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Narcotic (1933)

You’ve been warned kids! The best way to watch this exploitation movie is to skip the first half hour. It purports to tell the story of surgeon, GP, sometimes dentist, dope addict and snake oil salesman Dr.William G.Davies. In college … Continue reading

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Texas Cyclone (1932)

A chance to see an early John Wayne and Tim McCoy with what has to be the dumbest looking hat in all westerns. His horse Pal even has a snicker ready to go. In this one Tim plays a man … Continue reading

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The Interrupted Journey (1949)

Pretty good mystery but the ending may make you want to throw something, I was more than annoyed and it brought a good movie down. John North (Richard Todd) is taking off with his mistress Susan. He’s waiting in an … Continue reading

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Highly Dangerous (1950)

Master of the spy story, Eric Ambler, adds a light touch to the genre that made him famous. An entomologist thinks she’s a super secret agent from a radio show and is out to save humanity from germ warfare. This … Continue reading

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Million Dollar Legs (1932)

Totally bizarre, absurd movie that must have influenced future generations of comic troupes especially in England. The movie is chock full of sight gags, one liners, running gags (one literally) and utter nonsense. Depending on your mood this is a … Continue reading

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