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Topper ***** (1937, Cary Grant, Constance Bennett, Roland Young, Billie Burke, Alan Mowbray, Eugene Pallette) – Classic Movie Review 3671

Norman Z McLeod directs this sparkling 1937 vintage comedy classic brightly, expertly and quite delicately with the help of a delicious screenplay by Jack Jevne, Eric Hatch and Eddie Moran, adapting Thorne Smith’s novel The […]

May, 07

Crisis *** (1950, Cary Grant, José Ferrer, Ramon Novarro, Antonio Moreno, Signe Hasso, Paula Raymond, Leon Ames, Gilbert Roland) – Classic Movie Review 3090

Writer-director Richard Brooks’s intriguing 1950 thriller stars a somewhat miscast Cary Grant as an renowned American neurosurgeon compelled to try to save the life of a dying South American leader (José Ferrer) with a brain […]

Nov, 24

Night and Day *** (1946, Cary Grant, Alexis Smith, Monty Woolley, Mary Martin, Jane Wyman, Dorothy Malone, Eve Arden, Ginny Simms) – Classic Movie Review 3088

With rumours abounding of Cary Grant’s own bisexuality (partly thanks to Hollywood Babylon), the suave star is fascinating casting as Cole Porter in director Michael Curtiz’s intriguing though flawed 1946 musical biopic. There is a […]

Nov, 24

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer [Bachelor Knight] **** (1947, Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple, Ray Collins, Rudy Vallee, Harry Davenport) – Classic Movie Review 3084

Director Irving Reis’s and writer Sidney Sheldon ‘s witty 1947 screwball comedy, known as Bachelor Knight in the UK, stars Cary Grant, Myrna Loy and Shirley Temple. Loy plays a judge, Judge Margaret Turner, who […]

Nov, 24

Indiscreet **** (1958, Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Cecil Parker, David Kossoff, Phyllis Calvert, Megs Jenkins) – Classic Movie Review 3083

Producer-director Stanley Donen’s 1958 British-made romantic comedy is glitzy fluff, filmed where it is set in London. It finds the ideal star pairing in Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman, who put polish on the piece. Grant plays […]

Nov, 23

The Pride and the Passion *** (1957, Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, Sophia Loren, Theodore Bikel) – Classic Movie Review 3075

Producer-director Stanley Kramer assembles a big important cast for his costly, professional, but lumbering and misbegotten 1957 film of C S Forester’s novel The Gun about the capture of a huge cannon by a British […]

Nov, 21

Operation Petticoat **** (1959, Cary Grant, Tony Curtis, Joan O’Brien, Dina Merrill) – Classic Movie Review 3074

Director Blake Edwards’s 1959 comedy stars Cary Grant and Tony Curtis, who play ideally well together as an admiral and a conniving lieutenant. This is a warm-hearted, old-style World War Two comedy about salvaging the […]

Nov, 21

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