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Category: 1950’s

Crashout (1955)

With a fast moving camera we dive right into this prison break film with our cast being introduced on the run led by William Bendix and Arthur Kennedy. This is […]

Foxfire (1955)

“You’re a beautiful dancer. Do you do other things as good as you dance?” You can read what you like into that line but when it’s Dan Duryea saying it to […]

Attack of the Puppet People (1958)

Watch out for giant dogs and over sized telephones! Director Bert I. Gordon surely had a love affair with Gulliver’s Travels. It seems that anytime I catch his name on […]

Bad Day At Black Rock (1955)

“You look like you need a hand.” That’s a heck of a line that says so much in a movie where the hero only has one good arm and not […]

Serpent of the Nile (1953)

A decade before Burton and Taylor almost sank a movie studio, exploitation kings Sam Katzman and William Castle put Raymond Burr and Rhonda Fleming into the roles of Marc Antony […]

Seminole (1953)

Here’s a Universal-International western that kind of struck me as a Mutiny on the Bounty wanna be in the Florida everglades. Rising star Rock Hudson plays a young Lieutenant under […]

Inside the Mafia (1959)

When gangland favorite Ted de Corsia plots to take over the syndicate he finds himself a marked man so he turns his loyal soldier Cameron Mitchell loose to take out […]

The Black Castle (1952)

Here is somewhat of a departure for Noir/Western themed actor Stephen McNally. For this Universal International release he gets to ham it up immensely as Count Karl von Bruno who […]

Money From Home (1953)

In their 10th starring vehicle together Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis headline this 3D production based on a story from Damon Runyon. Like any Runyon story we get gamblers, gangsters […]

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