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Category: 1940’s

Days of Glory (1944)

From RKO a new star is born …………. Tamara Toumanova! No? Haven’t heard of the beautiful Russian import? Then how about the other RKO discovery making his film debut in […]

Manila Calling (1942)

Looking back to the release date of this Sol Wurtzel production, it’s easy to understand the racism involved with WW2 underway. Does that excuse it when looking at it over […]

Woman Hater (1948)

Long before he directed the first James Bond film Dr. No in 1962, Terence Young, turned out this British entry in the screwball comedy genre and it’s a thoroughly enjoyable […]

The Cross of Lorraine (1943)

This riveting tale of WW2 from MGM and director Tay Garnett focuses on war torn France during the German occupation and the terrors of a P.O.W camp where many of […]

Cottage to Let (1941)

And here I thought I was about to embark on some sort of British version of The More The Merrier where John Mills and Leslie Banks share a cottage during […]

Guest Wife (1945)

Screwball comedy Queen, Claudette Colbert, once again gives us her best side as she reteams with her co-star Don Ameche from the hilarious 1939 movie Midnight. Though this Sam Wood […]

Thieves Fall Out (1941)

In my desire to see more films from the earlier part of Eddie Albert’s career I settled on giving this one a look after checking the cast list and noticing […]

One Million B.C. (1940)

Not to be confused with the Raquel Welch Harryhausen/Hammer flick of 1966 known as One Million Years B.C., this caveman saga is the first starring role for Victor Mature by way of […]

Johnny Apollo (1940)

Under Henry Hathaway’s direction screen idol, Tyrone Power, turns from cute college boy to a life of crime with gangster pal Lloyd Nolan calling the shots. Can the love of […]

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