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Tarzan’s Magic Fountain *** (1949, Lex Barker, Brenda Joyce, Albert Dekker, Evelyn Ankers) – Classic Movie Review 5904

‘New Daring! New Dangers!’ Director Lee Sholem’s robust 1949 RKO adventure is the first and best of the 6’4″ blond, virile Lex Barker’s five films as Edgar Rice Burroughs’s Ape Man, in which he protects […]

Aug, 13

Wallace and Gromit’s World of Invention **** (2010, voice of Peter Sallis) – Classic Movie Review 5565

Peter Sallis’s last role as Wallace was in Wallace and Gromit’s World of Invention in 2010, the same year he played Norman ‘Cleggy’ Clegg in the final episode of TV’s Last of the Summer Wine, being the only […]

Jun, 09

Jupiter’s Darling *** (1954, Esther Williams, Howard Keel, George Sanders, Marge Champion, Gower Champion) – Classic Movie Review 5140

‘In 216 BC, Hannibal the Barbarian marched on Rome. The history of this great march has always been confused. This picture will do nothing to clear it up.’ High-spirited Esther Williams and Howard Keel are […]

Mar, 11

The Tall Guy **** (1989, Jeff Goldblum, Emma Thompson, Rowan Atkinson) – Classic Movie Review 3583

Comedian Mel Smith makes his début as director on this naughty but nice 1989 British romantic comedy starring Jeff Goldblum as the tall guy, Dexter King, an American actor trying his luck over in the […]

Apr, 17

Hannibal [Annibale] ** (1959, Victor Mature, Gabriele Ferzetti, Rita Gam) – Classic Movie Review 3499

Victor Mature packed up his trunk and went off to Belgrade, Serbia, to film directors Edgar G Ulmer and Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia’s 1959 Italian historical adventure movie about the Carthaginian general Hannibal (247-182 BC). In the story, […]

Mar, 24

Berserk ** (1967, Joan Crawford, Ty Hardin, Diana Dors, Michael Gough, Robert Hardy, Geoffrey Keen, Judy Geeson, Philip Madoc, Sydney Tafler) – Classic Movie Review 3255

Joan Crawford came to England in 1967 f­­or her penultimate movie to play Monica Rivers, the owner and ringmaster of a struggling circus enjoying the fame and renewed success arising from a series of nasty […]

Jan, 09

Tarzan and His Mate **** (1934, Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O’Sullivan, Neil Hamilton) – Classic Movie Review 2237

Directors Cedric Gibbons and Jack Conway’s welcome 1934 sequel to the 1932 hit Tarzan, the Ape Man again stars a long-haired, muscular Johnny Weissmuller, this time in his second appearance as Edgar Rice Burroughs’s Ape […]

Mar, 04


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