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A Study In Terror (1965)

With the absence of a follow up to the Peter Cushing – Hammer Film, The Hound of the Baskervilles, producer Herman Cohen turned out this very Hammer like entry in […]

Meet Boston Blackie (1941)

Since I’m off to Boston. For my first title in the Chester Morris series I may as well start with the film that introduced him as the character created by Jack […]

The Vengeance of She (1968)

With Kristina over at Speakeasy featuring two versions of H. Rider Haggard’s famed story (1935 and 1965) I thought it was time to look back at the sequel to the […]

Docks of New Orleans (1948)

With Monogram taking over the Charlie Chan films in the latter part of the 1940’s the series was in steady decline.The death of Sidney Toler didn’t help any. Taking over […]

Morning Departure (1950)

In Sir John Mills’ autobiography he refers to this peace time naval story as, “one of the films I am proud to have been associated with.” A strong statement from  […]

Topper (1937)

“Drive in that? You’re asking me to drive in a car that looks like a painted Jezebel. And drive it to a roadhouse? Why, it’d be like going to the […]

Nancy Drew : Detective/Reporter (1938/39)

“I guess it’s just my woman’s intuition. Every woman has one, you know.” & “I think every intelligent woman should have a career.” These two lines jumped out at me […]

Stewart Granger Wrap-Up

I would imagine that seeing Stewart Granger in The Wild Geese at the inception of the VHS era might be the first time I recall hearing my Mother pointing him […]

News Flash: Lost Sherlock Holmes Film Found!

I love hearing when “lost” films are rediscovered. It’s a form of archaeology. As a film crazed individual it’s naturally of huge interest when films resurface. London after Midnight? Maybe […]

Grand Central Murder (1942)

Just because Van Heflin was an Oscar winner doesn’t mean that MGM used him exclusively in A budget pictures. In the words of Sam Levene, Heflin is a “Park Avenue […]

Shadows Over Chinatown (1946)

In what turned out to be his final year portraying famed detective Charlie Chan, Sidney Toler stars once again alongside Number two son Victor Sen Yung and Mantan Moreland as […]

It Started With Eve (1941)

Leading man Robert Cummings is in a terrible situation as this film opens. His millionaire father is nearing death and before he expires he wishes to see his future daughter […]

Murder She Said… (1961)

I must confess to have never read an Agatha Christie Miss Marple mystery. Since that is the case I have no preconceived notions of what the character should look or […]

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