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Love on the Run *** (1936, Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Reginald Owen) – Classic Movie Review 5781

Producer-director W S Van Dyke II’s 1936 MGM romantic comedy again pairs the irresistible couple of Clark Gable and Joan Crawford in a fast-moving, enjoyable screwball farce, following their hit with Forsaking All Others (1934). Here […]

Jul, 17

The Love Parade **** (1929, Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Lupino Lane) – Classic Movie Review 5768

Director Ernst Lubitsch’s superlative 1929 operetta stars the new musicals screen team of Maurice Chevalier and Jeanette MacDonald and is filmed with the inspired Lubitsch touch at its finest. It is 1929 and the dawn of […]

Jul, 16

Bagdad **½ (1949, Maureen O’Hara, Vincent Price, Paul Hubschmid) – Classic Movie Review 5307

Maureen O’Hara, Vincent Price and Paul Christian [Hubschmid] are happily employed – if not exactly well cast – in director Charles Lamont’s carefree 1949 escapist adventure that provides a most exotic, Technicolorful touch of the […]

Apr, 17

Bedtime Story *** (1964, David Niven, Marlon Brando, Shirley Jones) Classic Movie Review 5215

Director Ralph Levy’s original 1964 comedy Bedtime Story with David Niven and Marlon Brando as a pair of upstaging rival French Riviera gigolo conmen is now known better as the basis for its 1988 remake […]

Mar, 29

Graffiti Bridge ** (1990, Prince, Morris Day, Ingrid Chavez, Mavis Staples) – Classic Movie Review 5183

‘Are there really angels, or are they just in our minds? It all comes out in the wash… in time.’ – The Kid. Writer, director and star Prince follows up his hits Purple Rain (1984) and Under the […]

Mar, 20

Saraband for Dead Lovers **** (1948, Stewart Granger, Joan Greenwood, Françoise Rosay, Flora Robson, Peter Bull, Megs Jenkins) – Classic Movie Review 5058

Directors Basil Dearden and Michael Relph’s attractive 1948 British oddity stars Joan Greenwood as sad young Sophie Dorothea, the arranged marriage wife of the effete Prince George Louis, the future English King George I (Peter […]

Feb, 25

The Black Shield of Falworth **** (1954, Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, David Farrar, Barbara Rush, Herbert Marshall, Ian Keith, Rhys Williams, Dan O’Herlihy, Torin Thatcher) – Classic Movie Review 4540

Though Tony Curtis had only just become a star two years earlier with Son of Ali Baba), this 1954 movie from his absolute prime is already his 20th film. It is an engagingly merry jape, […]

Oct, 26


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