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The Magic Carpet (1951)

The film that Lucille Ball made for spite! This Sam Katzman production released through Harry Cohn’s Columbia Studios casts Lucy in this sword and sandals “epic” that wouldn’t even have […]

Appreciating Hitchcock’s Rear Window (1954)

If there’s one thing I struggle with here at Mike’s Take, it’s attempting to write something new and enlightening concerning a bona fide classic. But after watching this Hitchcock masterpiece once again, […]

Lex Barker Tackles Tarzan … Part 2

If you haven’t already noticed, Barker had now starred in three films as the famed character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs and in each film a different actress had portrayed […]

The Whip Hand (1951)

This RKO feature can easily be classified as one of those titles I now consider a hidden gem after seeing it for the first time. Thanks to the Warner Archive […]

Gorilla at Large (1954)

The 3D craze continues in the wake of House of Wax’s success with this Rue Morgue like tale featuring a number of well known faces and a couple of future […]

Pitfall (1948)

1948’s Pitfall  offers us a somewhat cynical and moody insurance investigator played by Noir regular Dick Powell. Who better than Lizabeth Scott to join him in this Andre de Toth […]

Mara Maru (1952)

While this latter day Errol Flynn film may have languished at the box office in it’s initial release, there’s plenty of fun and adventure looking back from our vantage point. […]

Red Light (1949)

In the same year that Virginia Mayo co starred opposite James Cagney in White Heat she also starred opposite another of the famed on screen gangster stars of the thirties […]

Serpent of the Nile (1953)

A decade before Burton and Taylor almost sank a movie studio, exploitation kings Sam Katzman and William Castle put Raymond Burr and Rhonda Fleming into the roles of Marc Antony […]

Seminole (1953)

Here’s a Universal-International western that kind of struck me as a Mutiny on the Bounty wanna be in the Florida everglades. Rising star Rock Hudson plays a young Lieutenant under […]

Great Day In the Morning (1956)

One of my earliest screen crushes, Virginia Mayo gets top billing in this pre-civil war yarn but the film really belongs to Robert Stack playing a Southern gent in the year […]

Crime of Passion (1957)

A match made in Noir heaven. Barbara Stanwyck and Sterling Hayden! Now if we only had a script worthy of this monumental pairing. I don’t mean to sound disappointed but […]

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