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Jimmy the Gent **** (1934, James Cagney, Bette Davis, Alice White, Allen Jenkins, Arthur Hohl) – Classic Movie Review 5935

‘He’s the BIGGEST CHISELER since MICHAELANGELO!’ Director Michael Curtiz’s 1934 Warner Bros movie has the inestimable distinction of teaming the unforgettable young James Cagney and Bette Davis, aged just 25. It is their first pairing […]

Aug, 18

Footlight Parade ***** (1933, James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell) – Classic Movie Review 5891

Director Lloyd Bacon’s classic 1933 Warner Bros backstage musical is one of the best of its vivacious, toe-tapping kind. It has a quintessential putting-on-a-show plot, in which an out-of-work Broadway producer called Chester Kent (played by […]

Aug, 10

Two Against the World *** (1936, Humphrey Bogart, Beverly Roberts, Helen MacKellar, Henry O’Neill, Linda Perry, Virginia Brissac) – Classic Movie Review 5621

Warner Bros remakes its 1931 movie Five Star Final, though the setting is transferred from newspapers to radio, with a title borrowed from an unrelated 1932 Warner movie. The tale about the muckraking media digging up […]

Jun, 17

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying **** (1967, Robert Morse, Michele Lee, Rudy Vallee) – Classic Movie Review 5447

Writer/ producer/ director David Swift’s 1967 musical is a most enjoyable, very jolly film of a great Broadway show about the New York window cleaner called J Pierpont Finch (Robert Morse) who consults the title book […]

Jun, 08

The VIPs *** (1963, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Louis Jourdan, Margaret Rutherford, Orson Welles, Maggie Smith, Peter Sallis, Rod Taylor, Linda Christian, Elsa Martinelli) – Classic Movie Review 5557

Director Anthony Asquith and screen-writer Terence Rattigan’s Grand Hotel-type 1963 multi-drama soap opera movie takes place in a fog-bound London Airport, and stars Richard Burton as Paul Andros, a tycoon whose wife Frances Andros (Elizabeth Taylor) […]

Jun, 06

The Dark Corner **** (1946, Lucille Ball, Clifton Webb, William Bendix, Mark Stevens, Kurt Kreuger, Cathy Downs) – Classic Movie Review 5514

Mark Stevens stars in director Henry Hathaway’s tough-edged 1946 black-and-white film noir as Bradford Galt, a hard-nosed private detective with a record as an ex-con, who is set up for a homicide charge when an old enemy […]

May, 29

The Web *** (1947, Edmond O’Brien, Vincent Price, Ella Raines, William Bendix) – Classic Movie Review 5392

Director Michael Gordon’s fascinating 1947 film noir stars Vincent Price as a murdering, thieving industrialist who hires a lawyer (Edmond O’Brien) as his bodyguard and implicates him as the killer in the murder he’s committed. […]

May, 04


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