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Deadly Duo (1962)

Bland time waster about a wealthy grandmother who wants to buy her grandson from her son’s widow Sabina. Her twin sister and sleazy husband plot to get the money for themselves. Lenora Spence has her lawyer bring in a down … Continue reading

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The Cat Burglar (1961)

Bad attempt at Noir written by screen heavy Leo Gordon. There’s the germ of a good B movie but terrible acting by the entire cast and the need for a few rewrites sink it like a stone…a big stone. The … 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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Moss Rose (1947)

Good combination of romance and mystery as a chorus girl investigates the murder of her friend. She blackmails the suspect but it isn’t for money. The movie is told via flashback as the girl is on a train. It’s the … Continue reading

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Service De Luxe (1938) (Film Debut Of Vincent Price)

The first movie appearance of Vincent Price is a romantic comedy with Constance Bennett. He’s an inventor and she’s a businesswoman. He doesn’t like bossy women, especially career women. She wants a man who doesn’t need constant care. This is … 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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Sitting Pretty (1948)

First of three movies about the snobbish genius Lynn Belvedere. Clifton Webb was nominated for Best Actor. The Oscar went to Laurence Olivier for “Hamlet.” The movie features what happens when a man is hired as a babysitter for a … Continue reading

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The St.Valentine’s Day Massacre (1967)

It’s Bugs Moran versus Al Capone. It all leads up to the morning of February 14,1929 in the Clark Street Garage. This version was directed and produced by Roger Corman and written by mystery writer Howard Browne. The actors all … 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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The Story Of Alexander Graham Bell (1939)

Heavy doses of corn and soap combine to tell the story of how Don Ameche invented the land line. Boston 1873. Bell is trying to teach deaf mutes how to speak. With him is George, the young son of Thomas … Continue reading

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