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Days of Glory (1944)

From RKO a new star is born …………. Tamara Toumanova! No? Haven’t heard of the beautiful Russian import? Then how about the other RKO discovery making his film debut in […]

Race Street (1948)

It’s an old plot with a leading actor who had by this time played the same role for years but why should that bother me or my enjoyment of a […]

Experiment Perilous (1944)

The Mad Movie Challenge Strikes Again. Kristina over at Speakeasy has placed this Jacques Tourneur film on top of my viewing pile nudging me to see it for the first […]

Lex Barker Tackles Tarzan … Part 1

When Johnny Weissmuller retired from his loin cloth duties as the Lord of the Apes, producer Sol Lesser and RKO studios thought it best to continue on by hiring the […]

The Enchanted Cottage (1945)

I’m not sure how long ago but I recall an acquaintance once asking me if I knew of a film where a disfigured couple live in a magical cottage where […]

Trail Street (1947)

“Horses is a healthy smell, Hannah.” No that wasn’t a Walter Brennan quote. Pardon me? Did you say Gabby Hayes? Now we’re talking. Trail Street from director Ray Enright by […]

Escape to Burma (1955)

This RKO release featuring two top tier stars from our vantage point looking back seems to have borrowed a script from the basement cellar of poverty row studio Monogram Pictures. […]

The Brighton Strangler (1945)

New Years Eve, a foggy night, Big Ben and a romantic couple on a rooftop where the young woman is about to uncover a deadly secret. “There will be no […]

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 […]

Bride By Mistake (1944)

From RKO studios comes along this light bit of fluff starring the very attractive Laraine Day. Not exactly a classic screwball comedy but diverting enough for 81 minutes of your […]

Nocturne (1946)

After George Raft had ended his association with Warner Brothers he moved around and landed at RKO for this noir styled mystery. This time out we have Raft as a […]

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