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Tag: Pat O’Brien

Battle Stations (1956)

From Columbia and director Lewis Seiler comes this WW2 tale of the Navy that plays like a resurrected script from Warner Brothers production schedule twenty years earlier. It stars John […]

The Front Page (1974)

Sure it’s been done before and yes the Cary Grant-Rosalind Russell-Howard Hawks version is a classic that no one should ever try to improve upon. Agreed no? But what if Billy […]

James Cagney on the Marquee Poster

Surely you have a favorite Cagney film. I know I do and while I’ll admit to loving his Oscar winning turn in Yankee Doodle Dandy, I’ll have to go with White Heat. […]

The End (1978)

Back in the good old days when Burt Reynolds was one of the leading contenders for the industry’s box office champ, he starred in and directed this black comedy that […]

Virtue (1932)

From Harry Cohn’s Columbia studios comes this fine example of the Hollywood pre-code era when studios would put more risqué topics on the screen, splashing it with a healthier dose of skin and sex […]

Coast Guard (1939)

This Columbia “B” filler is proof positive that not every Randolph Scott film was a western though film history books rarely mention his other genre entries. It’s an Edward Ludwig film that […]

Riff-Raff (1947)

He’s unpolished, but smart.” So says leading lady Anne Jeffreys of Pat O’Brien playing a very Mike Hammer styled private eye in Panama. Would you believe his character’s name is […]

Having Wonderful Crime (1945)

This comically slanted murder mystery from RKO plays like a Monogram Studios mystery with an extra few bucks in the budget to bring in a declining Pat O’Brien for added […]

Torrid Zone (1940)

HERE COMES TRIPLE TROUBLE and IT’S TORRIFICO! So says the trailer of this Warner Brothers release from producer Hal Wallis. The triple trouble refers to the re-teaming of James Cagney, […]

Ann Sheridan Poster Gallery

When you grow up trying to catch as many movies featuring the tough guys of the thirties and forties cinema on the late late show you start to notice the […]

Bombardier (1943)

At times this film is reminiscent of the Pat O’Brien – James Cagney films of the early thirties like Here Comes the Navy and Devil Dogs of the Air. Especially […]

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