Derek Winnert

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That Certain Woman *** (1937, Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, Ian Hunter, Anita Louise, Donald Crisp) – Classic Movie Review 6291

‘You know, I believe I’m like one of those unfortunate gals you only read about in those dime novels… she only loved once.’ – Mary Donnell. That Certain Woman is a glamorous-looking Bette Davis, who […]

Nov, 22

Where Love Has Gone *** (1964, Susan Hayward, Bette Davis, Mike Connors, Joey Heatherton, Jane Greer, George Macready, DeForest Kelley) – Classic Movie Review 6284

Director Edward Dmytryk’s lurid 1964 drama is an unseemly but suitably overwrought version of Harold Robbins’s best-selling novel, doubtless sparked off by the real-life story of Lana Turner’s daughter Cheryl killing Lana’s lover in 1958. (She was […]

Nov, 22

Spinout ** (1966, Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Carl Betz, Cecil Kellaway, Will Hutchins, Una Merkel, Deborah Walley, Diane McBain) – Classic Movie Review 6239

Director Norman Taurog’s 1966 romantic comedy musical stars Elvis Presley as a band singing, gal-chasing racing driver called Mike McCoy. He may be chasing girls, but three women are after him this time: his band’s drummer […]

Nov, 13

Where the Boys Are *** (1960, Dolores Hart, Paula Prentiss, Yvette Mimieux, Barbara Nichols, Connie Francis, George Hamilton, Jim Hutton) – Classic Movie Review 6235

Dolores Hart, Paula Prentiss, Yvette Mimieux, Barbara Nichols and Connie Francis head for Florida’s Fort Lauderdale for Spring Break at Easter, where they find that the boys, including George Hamilton and Jim Hutton, are gorgeous. […]

Nov, 12

Nothing in Common *** (1986, Tom Hanks, Jackie Gleason, Eva Marie Saint) – Classic Movie Review 6174

Director Gary Marshall’s interesting if slightly awkward 1986 movie stars Jackie Gleason in his last film before he died in 1987, along with Eva Marie Saint and Tom Hanks. Gleason plays a grumpy old dad […]

Nov, 01

In Name Only *** (1939, Cary Grant, Carole Lombard, Kay Francis, Charles Coburn, Helen Vinson) – Classic Movie Review 6155

Director John Cromwell’s 1939 drama stars Cary Grant as rich Alec Walker who falls for a young widowed artist, single mother Julie Eden (Carole Lombard), but there is one snag. His venomous, gold digging wife Maida […]

Oct, 30

From the Terrace **** (1960, Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Myrna Loy, Leon Ames, Ina Balin, Felix Aylmer) – Classic Movie Review 6095

Producer-director Mark Robson’s 1960 drama has the inestimable advantage of starring Paul Newman and his real-life wife Joanne Woodward, whom he married on 29 January 1958. This fascinating film of John O’Hara’s mammoth, steamy novel is slightly […]

Oct, 14


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