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Classics and the forgotten

Premature Burial (1962)

One of Roger Corman’s best Poe movies. This one stars Ray Milland and the screenplay is by Charles Beaumont and Ray Russell. Horror fans shouldn’t miss this one. Guy Carrell (Ray Milland)  believes catalepsy runs in the family and he … Continue reading

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Dinosaurus! (1960)

Depending on how you look at it, this raises or lowers stupidity to new levels. You’ve got two dinosaurs, the most annoying kid ever, one Neanderthal who tries on a dress and a fat guy named Dumpy. Bart Thompson (Ward … Continue reading

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Where There’s A Will (1936)

More fun with top comic Will Hay. This time he’s lawyer Benjamin Stubbins. Sometime co-star Graham Moffatt has a cameo as Willie the office boy. Benjamin Stubbins is a lawyer without clients. His utilities have been turned off and his … Continue reading

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Tread Softly Stranger (1958)

Good one with Diana Dors slinking her way through the story of two brothers who get involved in a robbery. Of course it all goes wrong. There’s a title song that is beyond horrible but thankfully disappears after a while. … Continue reading

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The Naked Street (1955)

Anthony Quinn makes a great gangster in this must see movie for crime fans. He’s a Brooklyn hood who has it all his own way until a reporter (Peter Graves) gets out his trusty typewriter. Anne Bancroft is very good … Continue reading

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Mine Own Executioner (1947)

Burgess Meredith is excellent as a therapist questioning his own role in life as he tries to help others. He doesn’t have much confidence in his abilities and is about to quit until a woman comes in and wants him … Continue reading

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Half A Sinner (1940)

Heather Angel is a prim and proper twenty-five year old school teacher. After a discussion with a forty year old veteran teacher she decides to take a day and break out. Anne Gladden (Heather Angel) gives herself a make over … Continue reading

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