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Category: 1950’s

The Accursed! (1957)

England’s Donald Wolfit takes charge here in this military murder mystery in a role I would have thought Jack Hawkins or John Mills would have been cast knocking Wolfit into […]

Pony Express (1953)

Bigger than life movie hero of the times, Charlton Heston, takes on the bigger than life frontier hero of history, Buffalo Bill Cody, in this color feature from Paramount that […]

Adventures of Captain Fabian (1951)

Once again Errol Flynn stars in another film utilizing the Adventure tag in the title harkening back to the days of Robin Hood and Don Juan when he was still […]

Two Flags West (1950)

With an opportunity presenting itself to select a Joseph Cotten movie thanks to Maddy’s Classic Film site and Crystal of In The Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood playing host […]

Legend of the Lost (1957)

Between The Searchers in 1956 and Rio Bravo in 1959, John Wayne made a handful of films that I’m fairly certain most of us Duke fans would agree are not […]

Return From the Sea (1954)

Let me ask you this. Are you a fan of westerns, gangster films and low budget fodder from the 1970’s? If the answer is yes then surely I don’t have […]

Woman Obsessed (1959)

Capitalizing on the Oscars handed out for the 1958 season, the trailer for Woman Obsessed begins with the acceptance speech delivered by Susan Hayward for her award winning role in […]

Foreign Intrigue (1956)

“Did he say anything before he died?” That’s the key question posed to press agent Robert Mitchum who has been fronting for a wealthy man with a mysterious past living […]

Highway Dragnet (1954)

From director Nathan Juran comes this less than stellar Noir effort from writer-producer Roger Corman but it’s one that has a major plus when the blood has stopped flowing and the […]

Virginia Mayo Goes West Part 3

Wrapping up this six film run with Miss Mayo we come to a pair of late 50’s entries that saw her costarring with a young actor beginning to hit his stride […]

Virginia Mayo Goes West Part 2

Next up are a pair of westerns that saw Virginia reteam with two well known leading men of the era with whom she had starred with in earlier outdoor adventures. […]

Virginia Mayo Goes West Part 1

I’ll be the first to admit I knew who Virginia Mayo was long before I figured out who Bette Davis and Joan Crawford were. And why not. When your a […]

Marty (1955)

By this time in his young career Ernest Borgnine had bullied Spencer Tracy and Broderick Crawford, beaten Frank Sinatra to death, tackled Randolph Scott and looked dangerous as one of Burt […]

The Shaggy Dog (1959)

Brando’s Pick of the Month You might say it was inevitable in the selection of canine classics available that “Brando the movie watching Dachshund” would want to sit in and see […]

Conquest of Space (1955)

Having previously directed the box office hit War of the Worlds for Paramount Studios in 1953, Byron Haskin proved the logical choice for the studios’ newest venture into outer space with […]

Fire Maidens Of Outer Space (1956)

“I wonder if the beings on Jupiter’s Satellite will look anything like her?”  This comment between two men of science as they watch a shapely secretary ascend a set of […]

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