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Category: 1950’s

Zero Hour! (1957)

For those readers who know of this film and it’s significance, just think of the fun you can have over a few beers and tell all your unsuspecting pals that […]

World Without End (1956)

This Allied Artists release is a wonderful example of a thoroughly enjoyable low budget sci-fi adventure done right. It’s filmed in color with some wonderful sets on board a spaceship […]

Gun For a Coward (1957)

This western tale from Universal International takes Fred MacMurray into cattle country where his on screen younger brother, Jeffrey Hunter struggles to man up and be the cowboy he and […]

Hell Drivers (1957)

Saving my personal favorite for the wrap up of ….. Mike’s Take on Stanley Baker Movies ………… Day 12 Some movies have a way of staying with you and after […]

Violent Playground (1958)

Mike’s Take on Stanley Baker Movies ……….. Day 11 “Kids don’t walk no more. They roll.” It’s hard not to think of the 1955 Glenn Ford/Richard Brooks hit, Blackboard Jungle […]

Sea Fury (1958)

Mike’s Take on Stanley Baker Movies ……. Day 7 On one hand this adventurous sea faring tale left me with a sour taste in my mouth by the time I […]

Checkpoint (1956)

Mike’s Take On Stanley Baker Films ….. Day 5 While he may be billed in third spot albeit above above the title, Stanley Baker is the motivating factor that keeps […]

Paris Holiday (1958)

Filmed on location, this feature comes by way of an original story from Robert Hope. It was also the first credited film produced by Mr. Robert Hope. Perhaps you’ll know […]

Split Second (1953)

If one were to subtitle this Dick Powell directed feature then how about, The Petrified Forest Meets The Atomic Age. While we don’t get Bogie, Howard or Davis, we do […]

The Long Haul (1957)

For the better part of an hour, this noir like tale of British gangsters running the truck industry delivers a punch that is only enhanced by American leading man Victor […]

Helen of Troy (1956)

Arguably the biggest release on the Warner Brothers schedule for the calendar year and in Warner Color no less, Helen hit the screens minus one notable thing, a definite lack […]

Bedevilled (1955)

MGM, Paris, Steve Forrest and Anne Baxter all collide in technicolor for this mixture of noir, religion and romance. It’s a tale that sees handsome, square shouldered and rock jawed […]

China Gate (1957)

From famed director Samuel Fuller comes an early version of the mercenary flick. One that resembles a first class directorial effort at times though sadly it seems to be a film that was cut up […]

Le Testament du Docteur Cordelier (1959)

aka The Doctor’s Horrible Experiment or according to IMDB, Experiment In Evil. Taking a page from the career of Hitchcock and Castle, this enjoyable take on the Jekyll and Hyde […]

The Nevadan (1950)

Thanks to the Made On Demand line of DVD’s that are becoming a must for film collectors, I finally had the chance to see this Randolph Scott western that once […]

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