Derek Winnert

"The Review's Better Than The Film"

Teacher’s Pet *** (1958, Clark Gable, Doris Day, Gig Young) – Classic Movie Review 6082

Director George Seaton’s 1958 comedy may not be a great movie but it finds a successful and pleasing way to pair two stars from different generations – Clark Gable and Doris Day. The performances and […]

Oct, 11 · in Uncategorized

Young Man with a Horn [Young Man of Music] **** (1950, Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day, Hoagy Carmichael, Juano Hernandez) – Classic Movie Review 6081

Director Michael Curtiz’s 1950 biographical music drama stars Kirk Douglas as American jazz cornetist Rick Martin. Warner Bros’ fictionalised biopic is based on the life of all-time jazz great Bix Beiderbecke (March 10, 1903 – August […]

Oct, 11 · in Uncategorized

The Glass Bottom Boat *** (1966, Doris Day, Rod Taylor, Arthur Godfrey) – Classic Movie Review 6079

Director Frank Tashlin’s frothy 1966 farcical comedy of misunderstandings successfully re-teams Doris Day with Rod Taylor after their hit Do Not Disturb (1965). It asks the intriguing question, is the girl next door a Soviet […]

Oct, 11

Do Not Disturb ** (1965, Doris Day, Rod Taylor, Sergio Fantoni, Hermione Baddeley, Reginald Gardiner, Maura McGiveney) – Classic Movie Review 6078

Director Ralph Levy’s fairly daft but bright enough 1965 farcical comedy of gentle misunderstandings successfully teams Doris Day with Rod Taylor. Based on William Fairchild’s play Some Other Love, it is a frothy marital mix-ups comedy […]

Oct, 11

Romance on the High Seas **** (1948, Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Don DeFore, Doris Day, Oscar Levant, S Z Sakall) – Classic Movie Review 6077

Director Michael Curtiz’s vivacious 1948 Warner Bros musical stars Doris Day, who sparkles in her first film as a cabaret singer called Georgia Garrett, who is hired to pose as a married woman named Elvira Kent […]

Oct, 11

A Woman’s Secret *** (1949, Maureen O’Hara, Melvyn Douglas, Gloria Grahame, Victor Jory, Bill Williams) – Classic Movie Review 6076

Director Nicholas Ray’s intriguing and unusual 1949 film noir-style mystery melodrama, with hints of Mildred Pierce and All About Eve, is based on a novel called Mortgage on Life by Vicki Baum, the author of […]

Oct, 11

En Kvinnas Ansikte [A Woman’s Face] *** (1938, Ingrid Bergman, Tore Svennberg, Anders Henrikson) – Classic Movie Review 6075

Ingrid Bergman stars as Anna Holm, a childhood accident victim who has her scarred face rebuilt into a face of beauty in director Gustaf Molander’s original 1938 Swedish film version of the story based on […]

Oct, 11

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