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Category: 1940’s

Chamber of Horrors (1940)

aka The Door With Seven Locks I’ll admit to preferring the Seven Locks title but I can see the exploitation factor with Chamber of Horrors and the images it may […]

The Crooked Way (1949)

This John Payne Noir effort could easily serve as an introduction to the genre for those unfamiliar with the flavor that us connoisseurs have come to expect from the shadowy […]

Angels Over Broadway (1940)

Based on the title alone and the casting of the undeniably photogenic Rita Hayworth, I had myself convinced to give this musical from Columbia Pictures a shot. Turned out it […]

The Red House (1947)

Being a long time fan of Edward G. Robinson, this film has eluded me till now and that’s mainly because it had fallen into public domain and knowing that, I […]

Cry Wolf (1947)

This rather odd film comes by way of Warner Brothers that sees Errol Flynn playing against type opposite Barbara Stanwyck that given a tweak here and there could easily have […]

Snowbound (1948)

It’s films like these that I’ll occasionally come across that remind me of the fact that there are so many enjoyable movies from the past to discover and put forth […]

Strange Bargain (1949)

Noir in a Leave it to Beaver setting is how this RKO release comes across with Jeffrey Lynn getting in over his head in this nifty plotted thriller from producer […]

A Matter of Life and Death (1946)

aka Stairway to Heaven. For this month’s Mad Movie Challenge, Kristina of Speakeasy has handed me a wonderfully filmed fantasy tale from the team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger […]

Slightly Dangerous (1943)

Though this may not be the best screwball comedy that I’ll watch this year, there’s no denying that MGM has thrown together an unbelievable cast of recognizable faces in support of […]

Champion (1949)

One of the great things that can happen to a classic movie fan is when your offspring want to see so many of the great films of yesteryear. So a couple […]

Experiment Perilous (1944)

The Mad Movie Challenge Strikes Again. Kristina over at Speakeasy has placed this Jacques Tourneur film on top of my viewing pile nudging me to see it for the first […]

Lex Barker Tackles Tarzan … Part 1

When Johnny Weissmuller retired from his loin cloth duties as the Lord of the Apes, producer Sol Lesser and RKO studios thought it best to continue on by hiring the […]

The Saxon Charm (1948)

While I’m not sure exactly why, I had somehow expected a screwball comedy going in to this feature starring Robert Montgomery as the title character. The opening scene did nothing […]

Calamity Jane and Sam Bass (1949)

This one was a new to me title thanks to picking up a discarded Universal Vault release on DVD on one of my many movie hunts in local shops about […]

Wake of the Red Witch (1948)

This film produced during John Wayne’s tenure with Republic Studios not only offers one of the better non western adventures of his career but also as a film we can […]

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