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Category: 1940’s

Return of the Ape Man (1944)

Brought to us by Producer Sam Katzman and directed by Phil Rosen, this Monogram production represents the ninth and final film that Bela Lugosi starred in for the Poverty Row […]

Johnny O’Clock (1947)

In this Columbia feature from writer/director Robert Rossen, our title character is played by Noir regular, Dick Powell. He’s a partner in a gambling house with Thomas Gomez and mainly […]

Thunder Birds (1942)

Not to be confused with the animated series of the 1960’s this spectacular example of technicolor was aimed at movie going audiences during WW2 and served as both big screen […]

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 […]

The Verdict (1946)

There are many good reasons to recommend this outstanding Warner Brothers feature released in November of 1946. First off it’s the feature film debut of one time montage creator, Don […]

Thrill of a Romance (1945)

During the glory years of MGM they boasted more stars then there are in the heavens and numbered Van Johnson and Esther Williams among them. In this technicolor outing from […]

In Society (1944)

“Call a Plumber!” And with that one phone call the boys, Bud and Lou, spring into action in this offering from director Jean Yarbrough that gives the box-office champs plenty […]

The Man With Nine Lives (1940)

Following his rise to fame as The Frankenstein Monster and other notable villains at Universal, Boris Karloff, signed on to Columbia studios where he embarked on his mad scientist phase […]

Top O’ The Morning (1949)

There’s something magical beyond leprechauns and a pot of gold when it comes to Bing Crosby sharing the screen with Ireland’s own, Barry Fitzgerald, as he does here for what […]

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