Derek Winnert

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Move Over, Darling *** (1963, Doris Day, James Garner, Polly Bergen, Thelma Ritter, Chuck Connors, Fred Clark, Don Knotts) – Classic Movie Review 5969

In 1962 the screwball comedy My Favorite Wife (1940) was being remade with Marilyn Monroe leaving it unfinished just before her death (as Something’s Got To Give with director George Cukor), and 20th Century Fox hastily revamped it […]

Aug, 25

Born to Dance **** (1936, Eleanor Powell, James Stewart, Virginia Bruce) – Classic Movie Review 5921

Three sailors (James Stewart, Sid Silvers, Buddy Ebsen) and captain Walburn meet four gals (Eleanor Powell, Virginia Bruce, Una Merkel and Frances Langford) at the Lonely Hearts Club in New York, in director Roy Del […]

Aug, 15

Tarzan and the Amazons *** (1945, Johnny Weissmuller, Brenda Joyce, Johnny Sheffield, Maria Ouspenskaya, Barton MacLane, Henry Stephenson) – Classic Movie Review 5905

‘ STRANGE ADVENTURE…in the secret wonder city of pagan forest maidens.’ Johnny Weissmuller stars again in RKO’s 1945 adventure as Tarzan, who this time looks after a tribe of women in a hidden Amazon valley threatened […]

Aug, 13

King Solomon’s Mines **** (1937, Paul Robeson, Roland Young, John Loder, Anna Lee) – Classic Movie Review 5633

Paul Robeson’s superlative performance (he even gets to sing) as hunter guide Umbopa, a mysterious exiled African chief who helps the explorers in their quest, lights up director Robert Stevenson’s 1937 British movie of the […]

Jun, 19

Tammy and the Bachelor [Tammy] *** (1957, Debbie Reynolds, Walter Brennan, Leslie Nielsen, Mala Powers, Fay Wray, Sidney Blackmer, Mildred Natwick) – Classic Movie Review 5511

Debbie Reynolds (1932–2016) stars in the first, and by far the best of the four Tammy films, all loosely based on the stories by Cid Ricketts Sumner. Here the kind-hearted, plucky young riverboat heroine Tammy […]

May, 28

The Wild Geese **** (1978, Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris, Hardy Kruger, Stewart Granger, Jack Watson, Frank Finlay, Kenneth Griffith, Barry Foster) – Classic Movie Review 5489

Director Andrew V McLaglen’s intense, realistic and enjoyable 1978 all-star British blood-and-guts war adventure movie stars Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris and Hardy Kruger as Colonel Allen Faulkener, Lieutenant Shawn Fynn and Captain Rafer […]

May, 24

Beneath the Planet of the Apes *** (1970, James Franciscus, Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans) – Classic Movie Review 5484

Director Ted Post delivers the welcome 1970 second movie in the original five-film Planet of the Apes saga, with more fascinating monkey business just a notch down from the first film, 1968’s Planet of the […]

May, 19


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