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The Indian Fighter (1955)

Following in the tracks of Burt Lancaster, the actor he is most closely associated with, Kirk Douglas, made The Indian Fighter his inaugural production under his new company banner, Bryna […]

Sea of Sand (1958)

aka Desert Patrol There’s always something authentic about seeing an actor like Richard Attenborough in a Rank Production with a plot centered around a WW2 man on a mission adventure. […]

I Love You Again (1940)

Proving they were a perfect match beyond the Thin Man series, William Powell once again joins hands with Myrna Loy for a winning screwball romp under the MGM banner for […]

Duel On the Mississippi (1955)

Just a few years shy of William Castle’s emergence as a showman of the macabre, he directed numerous low budget efforts including this “B” unit project released by Harry Cohn’s […]

The Streetfighter’s Last Revenge (1974)

“I make the impossible, possible.” That he does for his third go around as the legendary Takuma “Terry” Tsurugi. Sonny Chiba once again joins force with the director of the […]

Hell’s Half Acre (1954)

Directed by John H. Auer, this Noir effort featuring Wendell Corey was quick to remind me that the Massachusetts born actor could do better than just play second banana roles […]

The Glove (1979)

“I don’t catch baseballs anymore. I catch bail skippers.” It’s cult favorite, John Saxon, delivering that line in this low budget grindhouse effort from actor/director Ross Hagen with a nice […]

Seven Thieves (1960)

While it’s true Eli Wallach never got to be a member of the Seven in the now classic John Sturges western of 1960, The Magnificent Seven, (his consolation prize was […]

Island of Terror (1966)

Genre favorite Terence Fischer directed this sci-fi thriller at Pinewood Studios that features a silly plot and laughably cheesy creatures BUT along comes Peter Cushing to give the entire running […]

Murder, He Says (1945)

Supposedly Fred MacMurray stepped in to this eerie tale of backwoods madness as a Bob Hope substitute over at Paramount and in the end, he delivers a hilarious performance while […]

The Disembodied (1957)

Voodoo rituals and a writhing Allison Hayes moving to the beat of the drums? Damned if I’m not about to volunteer to have my custom made voodoo doll stuck with […]

Edge of Eternity (1959)

With Don Siegel directing there’s one thing we can be assured of and that’s an opening scene that grabs you by the throat in this murder/mystery action thriller. That opening […]

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