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Category: 1930’s

The Texan (1930)

Serving as a fine follow-up to his 1929 success The Virginian, Gary Cooper, once again takes center stage in an all talking motion picture. Joining him under John Cromwell’s excellent […]

Universal Horror Collection Volume 3

This third offering from Scream Factory offers up the names classic horror fans can never get enough of. Karloff, Lugosi, Chaney, Rathbone, Price, Atwill and Alan Ladd. No seriously, Alan […]

Conflict (1936)

“Let’s get ready to Rumble!” “Ladies and Gentlemen. Introducing the challenger weighing in at an estimate of 200 pounds, John Wayne! And in this corner the champion with the KO […]

The Ex-Mrs. Bradford (1936)

If you’re a fan of 1930’s screwball comedies than you’re sure to love this wacky murder mystery from RKO starring the winning pair of William Powell and Myrna ….. whoa! […]

Universal Horror Collection Volume 2

The second collection of Universal Horrors from Scream Factory proves to be a delicious trio of Lionel Atwill titles accompanied by a fourth that could easily have seen Atwill cast […]

If I Were King (1938)

Having made a successful transition from the silent era to the talkies, who better than Ronald Colman to headline If I Were King? A film that sees the smooth talking […]

The Ice Follies of 1939

Yes this movie really does exist and yes it stars classic film favorites Joan Crawford and James (or Jimmy as I prefer) Stewart. With a zippy score to start the […]

The Invisible Ray (1936)

For the third consecutive year, Universal Studios, cast the two titans of 1930’s horror films together once again. As the posters proclaimed, it was Karloff and Bela Lugosi starring in […]

The Cowboy and the Lady (1938)

Prior to becoming a star in his own right, Gary Cooper, had appeared in one silent production brought to the screen by Samuel Goldwyn. 1926’s The Winning of Barbara Worth […]

The Sea Spoilers (1936)

Signing on to the “B” unit at Universal while awaiting superstar status, John Wayne, plays the hero for the U.S. Coast Guard in this sea going adventure that will have […]

The Raven (1935)

“I am a law unto myself.” If the supposed war to be the King of Horror movies pitting Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff against each other is to be believed, […]

Wanted : Jane Turner (1936)

There isn’t a year go by I don’t sit in on some sixty odd minute black and white “B” flick meant for the bottom half of a double bill that […]

Of Mice and Men (1939)

Not familiar with John Steinbeck’s classic novel? Well to be honest I’ve never read it either but I am a fan of the 1939 version caught on camera by Oscar […]

The Death Kiss (1932)

I have a pretty firm belief that if we could change the course of movie history then a 1932 production titled The Death Kiss starring David Manners, Edward Van Sloan […]

The Big Shakedown (1934)

The Big Shakedown is exactly what happens when a big city gangster played by suave Ricardo Cortez puts pressure on small time pharmacist Charles Farrell and his soon to be […]

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