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Betrayed (1954)

“A spy has no character. He only assumes one.” Clark Gable played his final role for MGM in this WW2 spy thriller alongside Lana Turner and Victor Mature. Gable rose […]

A Novel Idea…. The Next Chapter.

Never judge a movie by it’s book cover. In my never ending search for movie memorabilia I frequently hit book shops and thrift stores and inevitably find myself looking at […]

Slightly Dangerous (1943)

Though this┬ámay not be the best screwball comedy that I’ll watch this year, there’s no denying that MGM has thrown together an unbelievable cast of recognizable faces in support of […]

Who’s Got the Action (1962)

Some “stars” are just too good looking to be kept apart so it should come as no surprise that the coolest member of The Rat Pack, Dean Martin should find […]

The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)

Once Kirk Douglas achieved star status he was quite often associated with the aggressive, self destructive, brash roles thanks to Midge Kelly of Champion, Chuck Tatum of Ace in the […]

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 […]

Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938)

For the fourth on screen adventure of Andy Hardy and his family, Mickey Rooney in the title role finds himself in hot water with a trio of “dizzy dames.” The […]

Portrait in Black (1960)

“This was supposed to bring us together. Now it’s only keeping us apart.” So says Lana Turner who isn’t very happy with lover Anthony Quinn when he suggests they must […]

Topper (1937)

“Drive in that? You’re asking me to drive in a car that looks like a painted Jezebel. And drive it to a roadhouse? Why, it’d be like going to the […]

Where Love Has Gone (1964)

Susan Hayward versus Bette Davis. An explosive combination on paper. A bit less so on film. These two great actresses who were both known to tear up the screen and […]

The Big Cube (1969)

More like the bizarre cube. Lana Turner enters the realm of Joan Crawford and William Castle films with this psychedelic trip taking her into hallucinations and attempts to drive her […]

The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938)

Samuel Goldwyn it seems to me always loved to see his name first over all productions he was in charge of and I guess you can’t hold that against him. […]

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