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Category: 1950’s

The Snorkel (1958)

It’s Hitchcock meets Nancy Drew in this solid thriller brought to the screen by Hammer Films and director Guy Green. Adapted from a story written by actor Anthony Dawson and […]

Robbery Under Arms (1957)

Going in to this Jack Lee directed flick, I assumed, based on the title that I was set to watch one of those British Noir/Gangster films of the period that […]

Machine Gun Kelly (1958)

Between 1951 and 1957, screen icon Charles Bronson, appeared in everything from uncredited bit parts in Cukor’s The Marrying Kind to playing Igor in House of Wax to appearing as […]

The Sleeping City (1950)

Alternating between good guys and hoods in the world of Noir, Richard Conte, plays it tough as a cop this time going undercover to find a killer in the medical […]

Queen Bee (1955)

A southern mansion and a 1950’s version of Joan Crawford. Just what I need on occasion to get my melodramatic fix. Miss Joan takes center stage in a role as […]

X, The Unknown (1956)

Following up on the success of 1955’s The Quatermass Xperiment, Hammer Films, cast Oscar winner Dean Jagger in a very Quatermass like role as a scientist looking to put an […]

Gun Fury (1953)

Noted for action films, Raoul Walsh, directed this technicolor western from Columbia  meant to spotlight the up and coming Rock Hudson. He’s paired with Donna Reed who was in the […]

The River’s Edge (1957)

Under the direction of Allan Dwan and a location shoot in Mexico, it’s Anthony Quinn versus Ray Milland with the prize being a fortune in cash and the favors of […]

Something to Live For (1952)

A trio of Oscar winners from the previous decade take center stage behind the direction of George Stevens, an Oscar winner himself in this straight drama of an alcoholic stage […]

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