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Tag: James Whitmore

I Bury The Living (1958)

One might easily assume after watching this Albert Band chiller that it must have been meant for Vincent Price. I’m not saying Price was ever approached to play the role […]

Chato’s Land (1972)

“Back off Lawman.” This after a racially charged slur and threat from a frontier town sheriff towards the “half-breed” Chato as he stands in front of a bar keep looking […]

The First Deadly Sin (1980)

Frank Sinatra returned to cinema screens for the first time since 1970 in a role he was comfortable with. That of a police detective. He had played one previously in […]

Obsession (1949)

For this month’s Mad Movie Challenge, Kristina of Speakeasy has assigned me a British thriller that also is known under the title The Hidden Room. It’s a twisted tale of […]

Face of Fire (1959)

After watching a rather minor film like this in the careers of three well known character players I’d like to think they were all very proud of what was captured […]

Anthony Caruso : More Than The Henchman

This article on Mr. Caruso was kindly featured in the September 2014 issue of The Dark Pages put forth by Karen of Shadows and Satin. My first recollection of Anthony […]

Shadow in The Sky (1952)

This “B” melodrama from MGM features two actors that I have always tuned into when given the chance. Ralph Meeker and James Whitmore. Ralph and James are brothers who served […]

Mrs. O’Malley and Mr. Malone (1950)

Every now and then casting directors strike gold. When you take two of cinema’s best character players and put them in the leading roles of a fast moving murder mystery […]

Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969)

Where Yul Brynner leaves off, George Kennedy takes over as the head gunslinger Chris in the third of four films released under the series banner. The original is an acknowledged […]

The Split (1968)

Seemingly modeled after Kubrick’s The Killing this film admittedly isn’t half as good. Having said that, any film where you can sit back and watch a cast including Jim Brown, […]

The Undercover Man (1949)

Four years before Harry Cohn turned Glenn Ford loose in Fritz Lang’s The Big Heat he assigned him to this Robert Rossen production from director Joseph H. Lewis. Although this […]

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