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The Ghost Breakers (1940)

While the horror movie in general is meant to bring thrills and chills there is still one ingredient that is always a welcome addition to the genre when done right. […]

One Touch of Venus (1948)

What’s a man to do when a statue looks just like Ava Gardner? Well, where Robert Walker is concerned, you do some daydreaming, kiss it and hope for the best. […]

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.” […]

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 […]

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 […]

Destry (1954)

If Alfred Hitchcock can famously remake his own The Man Who Knew Too Much than what’s to prevent Raoul Walsh from redoing High Sierra as a western called Colorado Territory […]

Now Playing February 15th, 1952

Looking through this newspaper once again has me wishing time travel was possible. Not only to see the amazing collection of films playing in Toronto theaters but to con my […]

Mr. Music (1950)

Who better than Bing Crosby to play the lead role in a film titled Mr. Music circa 1950? It’s a familiar tale in this black and white feature from Bing’s […]

The Magic Carpet (1951)

The film that Lucille Ball made for spite! This Sam Katzman production released through Harry Cohn’s Columbia Studios casts Lucy in this sword and sandals “epic” that wouldn’t even have […]

The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw (1958)

English thespian Kenneth More scores the title role in this Raoul Walsh effort that also sees the proper leading man landing the bountiful Jayne Mansfield as his paramour in this […]

Critic’s Choice (1963)

In what proved to be the final of four films teaming comedy legends Bob Hope and Lucille Ball the laughs are far from broad like we might anticipate as the […]

I Owe Russia $1200 … by Bob Hope

This tale of travel from the legendary Bob Hope is one with heart around all the laughs that features Bob giving us a narrative of the many USO tours he […]

Paris Holiday (1958)

Filmed on location, this feature comes by way of an original story from Robert Hope. It was also the first credited film produced by Mr. Robert Hope. Perhaps you’ll know […]

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