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The Man In The Iron Mask (1939)

As I’ve yet to see any filmed version of the Dumas novel, I thought it best to start with this one, the first talking edition of the film from a […]

Machine Gun McCain (1969)

The legendary John Cassavetes was probably considered a hot commodity at the time that this Italian gangland feature found it’s way into movie houses. He’d just scored an Oscar nomination […]

When The Legends Die (1972)

At a time when the rodeo movie was in vogue thanks to titles like Junior Bonner, The Honkers and JW Coop, this slow moving yet rewarding entry was released that saw […]

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 […]

Treasure of the Amazon (1985)

Leading man Stuart Whitman is once again enlisted by writer/director Rene Cardona Jr. to star in this exploitation fare that comes in the wake of the incredible box office dollars […]

Days of Glory (1944)

From RKO a new star is born …………. Tamara Toumanova! No? Haven’t heard of the beautiful Russian import? Then how about the other RKO discovery making his film debut in […]

Prime Cut (1972)

Lee Marvin as a mob enforcer is really all one needs to know when sitting in on this violent gangland tale but wait, you get Gene Hackman thrown in the […]

Blindfold (1966)

With Cary Grant retiring, Rock Hudson steps into this very Grant like role that sees the popular leading man tangling with spies, generals and best of all, Claudia Cardinale. In […]

The Rebel Rousers (1967)

Rebel Rousers presents a time capsule to the days when three young actors were on the rise to cult status, one of whom would become an icon of the industry, […]

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 […]

Open Season (1974)

This film from director Peter Collinson almost serves as a precursor to the realities the horror genre would unleash in the years to come when the real monsters are those around us […]

Manila Calling (1942)

Looking back to the release date of this Sol Wurtzel production, it’s easy to understand the racism involved with WW2 underway. Does that excuse it when looking at it over […]

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 […]

A Study In Terror (1965)

With the absence of a follow up to the Peter Cushing – Hammer Film, The Hound of the Baskervilles, producer Herman Cohen turned out this very Hammer like entry in […]

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 […]

The Slams (1973)

Ex-member of The Dirty Dozen and foot ball hall of famer, Jim Brown had a good run of flicks once the 1970’s came along turning the word blaxploitation into a […]

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