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Mr. Moto’s Gamble (1938)

Through a rather strange set of circumstances, Peter Lorre finds himself solving a murder centered around the fight game where Ward Bond takes on Dick Baldwin for the Heavyweight Championship. […]

Tell It To the Marines (1926)

Lon Chaney stars here as a gruff looking dog faced drill Sergeant proving he didn’t necessarily need monster make-up to prove he could be intimidating presence on screen. This big scale […]

Meet Boston Blackie (1941)

Since I’m off to Boston. For my first title in the Chester Morris series I may as well start with the film that introduced him as the character created by Jack […]

A Second Chance at 007 Titles

Anytime you ever have a chance to talk movies with someone have you ever noticed that both you and he or she take a certain amount of pride in pointing […]

Docks of New Orleans (1948)

With Monogram taking over the Charlie Chan films in the latter part of the 1940’s the series was in steady decline.The death of Sidney Toler didn’t help any. Taking over […]

Forbidden (1953)

This Universal International film seems to be taken from a left over RKO script and casts Tony Curtis into a role that usually seems reserved for Robert Mitchum. Then they […]

Peter Lorre Poster Gallery

While reading these quotes, try to channel the magnificent instrument that was Peter’s voice. “Do you imagine I could take advantage, exploit, capitalize on a great scientific discovery? Cheat millions […]

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 […]

Fury at Furnace Creek (1948)

One year after the Noir classic Kiss of Death, Victor Mature re-teamed with Coleen Gray in this enjoyable black and white western from 20th Century Fox. The film starts with […]

The Cat Creature (1973)

I freely admit I have a fondness for the thrillers that television would regularly feature as the movie of the week. They were creepy when your a kid and quite […]

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