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Category: 1950’s

A Bullet For Joey (1955)

If we’re to believe the story that Edward G. Robinson got into a fisticuff altercation with George Raft on the set of Manpower way back in 1941, both actors must […]

Hidden Fear (1957)

It’s Noir time, Denmark style when John Payne takes his tough talking cop overseas for some location filming with Andre De Toth along for directing duties in this gritty effort. […]

The Strange Door (1951)

Returning to Universal Studios,┬áthe home of his glory years, horror icon Boris Karloff takes second billing opposite Charles Laughton as the two bring the pages of this Robert Louis Stevenson […]

The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw (1958)

English thespian Kenneth More scores the title role in this Raoul Walsh effort that also sees the proper leading man landing the bountiful Jayne Mansfield as his paramour in this […]

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)

It’s hard to come up with a better vehicle to showcase the on screen chemistry of cinema icons Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas than the tale of Wyatt Earp and […]

I Bury The Living (1958)

One might easily assume after watching this Albert Band chiller that it must have been meant for Vincent Price. I’m not saying Price was ever approached to play the role […]

Bloodhounds of Broadway (1952)

For your musical entertainment why not take a pair of Mitzi’s, Gaynor and Green along with a couple of lazy bloodhounds. Now mix them with a numbers racketeer looking for […]

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 […]

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