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Nancy Drew : Detective/Reporter (1938/39)

“I guess it’s just my woman’s intuition. Every woman has one, you know.” & “I think every intelligent woman should have a career.” These two lines jumped out at me […]

Loving Those Movie Star Ads.

How about Dear Boris in the kitchen. Jerry Lewis with your morning coffee! Glenn Ford hawking big cars for those who like that sort of thing. You know who you […]

Jack Pierce : Make Up Master

This article (before edits or grammar corrections) appeared in the year end issue of The Dark Pages 2013 which featured the film The Killers as it’s centerpiece.   In the […]

Film Books We Rely On

Making her debut on camera for a live take, I am joined by Kristina Dijan who operates the wonderful and informative site known as Speakeasy. Please make her feel welcome […]

Dead Ringer (1964)

In 1942 Bette Davis and Paul Henreid created a stir when Paul lit up a couple of smokes and gave one to Bette. Here we are 22 years later and […]

Behind the Mask (1932)

This Columbia project checking in at a fast moving 68 minutes manages to combine the crime drama, the spy genre and the horror film all rolled neatly into one. Silent […]

Frankenstein : The Universal Series

“It’s Alive! It’s Alive!” “We Belong Dead.” “One doesn’t easily forget, Herr Baron, an arm torn out by the roots.” “The lightning. It is good for you! Your father was […]

My Weekend On Mars Day 1……….

or rather in Mars. Pennsylvania that is. This past weekend I jumped in my Toyota Prius (great on gas) and drove a little over 500 kms to the Monster Bash. […]

The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)

YOUR BLOOD WILL CONGEAL! I love that line. It’s in the film’s trailer for this the first sequel to Hammer’s The Curse of Frankenstein released the year previously. This film […]

Murders In the Zoo (1933)

For what ever the reason I had never seen this Paramount entry into the macabre until recently. Surprising on one hand because I am such a huge fan of the […]

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 […]

Man In The Dark (1953)

Edmond O’Brien. The name alone puts us right into the world of Noir cinema. Star of The Killers, White Heat and D.O.A. to name a few. This time out Eddie […]

Green Hell (1940)

Most films are worth checking out for one reason or another and this one is no different. For me I try to catch everything with Vincent Price at least once. […]

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