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Tag: Michael Curtiz

Highway Dragnet (1954)

From director Nathan Juran comes this less than stellar Noir effort from writer-producer Roger Corman but it’s one that has a major plus when the blood has stopped flowing and the […]

The Breaking Point (1950)

Here’s an article I was fortunate enough to have published in the 2016 year end edition of the Noir Magazine, The Dark Pages. Thanks to Karen and Kristina for the […]

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 […]

Dr. X (1932)

“The more sensational it is the more the son of a guns love it.” Reporter Lee Tracy gets mixed up with scientific experiments via Lionel Atwill, an old dark house […]

The Helen Morgan Story (1957)

Director Michael Curtiz continued his long association with Warner Brothers with this biopic of the famous singer from the roaring twenties enacted here by Ann Blyth. Early on Ann finds […]

Trouble Along the Way (1953)

Take a dash of Going My Way, a pinch of Leo McCarey and a healthy dose of John Ford. Now stir in the skills of Michael Curtiz and the dramatic […]

It’s a Great Feeling (1949)

I have always enjoyed revisiting this Warner Brothers comedy musical for a variety of reasons led by the voice of Doris Day and the antics of Jack Carson. It’s really […]

Captains of the Clouds (1942)

For the O Canada Blogathon kindly put on by Kristina at Speakeasy and Ruth of Silver Screenings the legendary James Cagney is joining the Royal Canadian Air Force to do […]

The Proud Rebel (1958) Alan Ladd Day 5

While I will concede that Shane is accepted as the greatest film Alan Ladd probably ever appeared in, it still stands as my second favorite. The Proud Rebel has always […]

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