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The Big Shakedown (1934)

The Big Shakedown is exactly what happens when a big city gangster played by suave Ricardo Cortez puts pressure on small time pharmacist Charles Farrell and his soon to be […]

Robbers Roost (1955)

Born in Montana, George Montgomery, was well suited to the western during the decade of the 1950’s when the genre was at it’s zenith. This Sidney Salkow directed effort of […]

Gambling Ship (1933)

This Paramount feature that has thankfully turned up in a collection of Cary Grant titles on DVD sees the iconic leading man in a role that looking back would seem […]

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 […]

Have You Seen One of These Lately?

Look around you the next time you happen to go to an antique or flea market. Tiny shops that might have some old advertising signs or framed pictures. Doesn’t mean […]

The Public Enemy (1931)

And so an Icon is born. It’s all James Cagney in this early Warner’s feature coming on the heels of Eddie Robinson’s breakout in Little Caesar. According to what the […]

A Bullet For Joey (1955)

If we’re to believe the story that Edward G. Robinson got into a fisticuff altercation with George Raft on the set of Manpower way back in 1941, both actors must […]

Soylent Green (1973)

Food is the driving force of the plot in this bleak futuristic tale from director Richard Fleischer that stars the iconic Charlton Heston, and in his final screen role, the legendary […]

Smart Money (1931)

In the wake of Little Caesar comes Nick the Barber. While the quick temper and the gun might not be as prevalent as they were in Edward G. Robinson’s star making […]

The Red House (1947)

Being a long time fan of Edward G. Robinson, this film has eluded me till now and that’s mainly because it had fallen into public domain and knowing that, I […]

Vice Squad (1953)

A day in the life police procedural from United Artists has one driving force that makes the whole endeavor worthwhile. Mr. Edward G. Robinson. This film may have come at […]

John Garfield on the Printed Poster

It isn’t easy to narrow the field of titles playing at the TCM festival but one title that’s playing is the final film of Noir favorite John Garfield. 1951’s He […]

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

When Edward G. Robinson’s soft spoken scientist catches Humphrey Bogart off guard he is quick to note, “a magnificent specimen of pure viciousness.” That he is but as usual, it’s […]

The Violent Men (1955)

This classy western from Columbia Pictures featured a top cast of well known names directed by the sure hand of Rudolph Mate’. Glenn Ford peaking in popularity poles takes the […]

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