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Mr. District Attorney (1941)

Issued by Republic Pictures, this murder mystery turns out to be not only an enjoyable 68 minute “B” but also injects a screwball comedy twist into the proceedings that sees […]

Doctor Faustus (1967)

The Liz and Dick show continued with this movie that comes off as if it’s an experimental horror film mixed with Shakespeare though it’s really 16th Century’s Christopher Marlowe’s penmanship […]

The Haunted Palace (1963)

Roger Corman and AIP once again treat us to a Vincent Price graveyard fest that while being hailed as another of the Edgar Allan Poe entries is in truth an adaptation of […]

High School Caesar (1960)

The month of August coming to a close can mean only one thing, high school season is upon us and to kick things off the fine folks over at The Film […]

The Cross of Lorraine (1943)

This riveting tale of WW2 from MGM and director Tay Garnett focuses on war torn France during the German occupation and the terrors of a P.O.W camp where many of […]

Foreign Intrigue (1956)

“Did he say anything before he died?” That’s the key question posed to press agent Robert Mitchum who has been fronting for a wealthy man with a mysterious past living […]

The Chase (1946)

In this mysterious Noir entry, Robert Cummings, has left behind his light hearted leading man persona to tackle a role that leaves him doubting his sanity at times while possibly […]

The Big Caper (1957)

I don’t mix pleasure with business.” Not always riding the range, Rory Calhoun stars here as a not so hardened criminal in the employ of father figure, James Gregory. Gregory […]

They Met In Bombay (1941)

This colorful heist film from MGM features Clark Gable in fine form that somehow morphs itself into an adventurous war film that features Clark Gable in …………… fine form. In […]

Background to Danger (1943)

Warner Brothers Studios attempts to recapture that Casablanca feeling by once again giving theater goers international intrigue, the pairing of Sydney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre opposite  Humphr……. scratch that, opposite George […]

The Black Sleep (1956)

I would think that if this mad doctor tale had been filmed in the heart of the horror run of the late thirties and early forties by Universal Studios, then […]

The Beast With Five Fingers (1946)

While this may be a Warner Brothers production, it has a distinct Universal Monsters feel to it thanks to the Gothic feel and impending threat of an otherworldly severed hand […]

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