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Dark Waters *** (1944, Merle Oberon, Franchot Tone, Thomas Mitchell, Fay Bainter, John Qualen, Elisha Cook Jr, Rex Ingram) – Classic Movie Review 3235

Director André de Toth’s atmospheric and engrossing 1944 Gothic film noir thriller stars Merle Oberon as troubled orphan Leslie Calvin, who visits her strange Louisiana relatives after she survives a traumatic World War Two ship […]

Jan, 05

Pocketful of Miracles *** (1961, Glenn Ford, Bette Davis, Hope Lange, Arthur O’Connell, Peter Falk, Thomas Mitchell, Ann-Margret) – Classic Movie Review 2744

For his final movie in 1961 director Frank Capra remakes his 1933 hit Lady for a Day, this time casting Glenn Ford as superstitious bootlegger mobster Dave the Dude and Bette Davis as the fruit peddling […]

Jul, 27

The Dark Mirror **** (1946, Olivia de Havilland, Lew Ayres, Thomas Mitchell) – Classic Movie Review 2273

Robert Siodmak directs one of Hollywood’s better Forties psychological film noir thrillers in 1946. It finds Olivia de Havilland on rousing form, enjoying herself enormously in two roles as identical twins Terry and Ruth Collins, one […]

Mar, 16

Lost Horizon ***** (1937, Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt, Edward Everett Horton, John Howard, Thomas Mitchell) – Classic Movie Review 2210

Director Frank Capra’s 1937 romantic adventure classic about an idyllic life in a Tibetan valley can still charm and cast its ancient spell. Ronald Colman stars as Robert Conway, England’s ‘Man of the East’, a […]

Feb, 24

While the City Sleeps **** (1956, Dana Andrews, Rhonda Fleming, George Sanders, Vincent Price, Ida Lupino) – Classic Movie Review 2184

The great director Fritz Lang’s bizarrely plotted and eccentrically characterised 1956 newspaper drama sadly proved his last American movie. But at least he went out with a little bang with this fine film noir, which has […]

Feb, 18

The Outlaw **** (1943, Jane Russell, Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, Walter Huston) – Classic Movie Review 1672

Doc Holliday (Walter Huston) welcomes Billy the Kid (Jack Beutel, or correctly Buetel) into his ranch where Billy forcibly romps in the hay with Doc’s mistress, a big-breasted country woman called Rio McDonald (Jane Russell) […]

Sep, 14

Mr Smith Goes to Washington ***** (1939, James Stewart, Jean Arthur) – Classic Film Review 1224

Legendary director Frank Capra’s perfectly honed, much-loved 1939 classic is a politically-minded comedy drama follow-up to his triumphant 1936 Gary Cooper movie Mr Deeds Goes to Town. Mr Smith centres on another shy, ordinary and […]

May, 17


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