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Category: 1950’s

The Golden Salamander (1950)

“Not by ignoring evil does one overcome it, but by going to meet it.” Director Ronald Neame also had a hand in the screenplay of this nifty Noir thriller starring […]

Fort Massacre (1958)

Continuing his long run of westerns, Joel McCrea, heads a roster of well known faces in this sturdy effort from director Joseph M. Newman. One that sees McCrea playing against […]

Mister 880 (1950)

Who better than Oscar Winner, Edmund Gwenn, to play a kindly old timer living in New York City who goes out of his way to befriend children, stray animals and […]

Riot in Cell Block 11 (1954)

Seventeen years prior to unleashing the violence of Dirty Harry upon 1970’s filmgoers, director Don Siegel gave the 1950’s crowd this explosive prison drama that cast a long list of […]

Father Is a Bachelor (1950)

Just prior to having his career go into overdrive with the release of Sunset Boulevard and elevating him onto the “A” list of actors about tinsel town, William Holden starred […]

Creature With the Atom Brain (1955)

The title of this Curt Siodmak written thriller is surely missing an “S” on the word Creature because I believe I counted about seven or eight Frankenstein like creations wandering […]

The Quiet Man (1952)

I guess John Ford’s The Quiet Man proves that I’m just a romantic at heart. I mean the whole world knows that John Wayne is a cowboy, a man’s man, […]

Hong Kong (1952)

According to our leading man Ronald Reagan’s voice over at the start of this Lewis R. Foster directed production, Hong Kong is “Where everybody’s running away from something. Including me.” […]

Hoodlum Empire (1952)

Directed by Joseph Kane for Herbert J. Yates’ Republic Pictures, this black and white crime drama features a large canvas of characters who all converge in the present and a […]

Way of a Gaucho (1952)

There is no denying the fact that Gene Tierney looks stunning in technicolor. She’s just that in this Jacques Tourneur film under the 20th Century Fox banner that sees the […]

Kangaroo (1952)

Brando’s Pick of the Month Carrying on with the theme of movies starring or featuring animals in the title leads Brando the Dachshund and myself to this 1952 effort filmed […]

Too Many Crooks (1959)

I can’t think of a better way to sit back and have a good laugh then to see the supreme cad, Terry-Thomas, itching to hold on to every last penny […]

Hellgate (1952)

A pair of well known figures of the western genre, Sterling Hayden and Ward Bond, face off against each other in this above average effort from Lippert Productions and director […]

The Winning Team (1952)

While Ronald Reagan is playing the central figure, Grover Cleveland Alexander, in this Warner Brothers bio, it’s Doris Day who scores top billing as the woman who stands by him […]

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