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Category: 1950’s

The Cariboo Trail (1950)

The first thing I should point out while spotlighting this Randolph Scott western is how fortunate we are to be able to see it thanks to it’s recent reconstruction and […]

The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)

Brainey Baxter, Oxford Charlie, Sam the Surgeon, Straight Flush Tony, Moose Moran and The Lemon Drop Kid. Names like these are music to my ears when watching a Damon Runyon […]

The Lawless (1950)

Dated though this Joseph Losey title may be, there is still a timeliness to it’s topic of racial tensions and an irresponsible media blowing things out of proportion that resonates […]

Beneath the 12-Mile Reef (1953)

With Cinemascope backed up by a tremendous score from Bernard Herrmann and a stupendous cast of character players surrounding youngsters Robert Wagner and Terry Moore, this underwater adventure is hard […]

My Forbidden Past (1951)

Picture this. New Orleans, Ava Gardner and Robert Mitchum. Sounds like a sure fire Noir thriller with Mitch and Ava flirting in the jazz clubs on Bourbon Street dodging bullets and […]

This Woman Is Dangerous (1952)

Deep within this tale of screen icon Joan Crawford getting her sight back thanks to the efforts of Dr. Dennis Morgan there lurks a so-so Noir tale or what could have […]

The Wild North (1952)

Leading man Stewart Granger continued his association with the splendor of MGM by appearing in this outdoor adventure filmed in color that offered the actor a departure from the swordplay epics […]

Bunco Squad (1950)

Thanks to the Warner Archive division I am reminded once again why I love the “B” units that the major studios had cranking out inexpensive movies destined to be the opening title on double bills. […]

Battle Stations (1956)

From Columbia and director Lewis Seiler comes this WW2 tale of the Navy that plays like a resurrected script from Warner Brothers production schedule twenty years earlier. It stars John […]

The Deadly Mantis (1957)

One can easily classify watching most any Universal International sci-fi effort from the 1950’s as time well spent and The Deadly Mantis fits right into that statement along with the […]

The Bowery Boys Meet The Monsters (1954)

The Boys meaning Leo Gorcey and Huntz Hall specifically, continued there on screen shenanigans in this sixty-five minute effort that plays like an elongated Three Stooges short with more than […]

The Raid (1954)

The one thing that westerns may have done better than any other genre at the height of their popularity was to give viewers a cast of actors that left us […]

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 […]

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