An odious Claude Rains in ‘Sealed Cargo’ (1951)

Sealed Cargo (1951) Directed by Alfred Werker Starring: Dana Andrews, Carla Balenda, Claude Rains, Philip Dorn * Published specifically for The Third Annual Claude Rains Blogathon hosted by Tiffany & Rebekah Brannan at The Pure Entertainment Preservation Society * ¤¤¤ Narrative When War engulfs the world, giant forces are marshalled for conflict. Smashing victories are … More An odious Claude Rains in ‘Sealed Cargo’ (1951)

Classic Film Talk: ‘Gold Is Where You Find It’ (1938)

Today we reminisce about Gold Is Where You Find It (1938) Directed by Michael Curtiz Starring: George Brent, Olivia de Havilland, Claude Rains * Published specifically for The Fourth Annual Olivia de Havilland Blogathon hosted by Phyllis Loves Classic Movies & In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood * Synopsis For every precious yellow … More Classic Film Talk: ‘Gold Is Where You Find It’ (1938)

Classic Film Talk: ‘Mr. Skeffington’ (1944)

Today we reminisce about Mr. Skeffington (1944) Directed by Vincent Sherman Starring: Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Walter Abel * Published specifically for The 4th Annual Bette Davis Blogathon hosted by Crystal at In The Good Old Days of Hollywood * Before I start talking about our featured film, I would like to give a little … More Classic Film Talk: ‘Mr. Skeffington’ (1944)

Classic Film Talk: ‘The Passionate Friends’ (1949)

Today we reminisce about David Lean’s The Passionate Friends (1949) Directed by David Lean Starring: Ann Todd, Claude Rains & Trevor Howard Synopsis Mary Justin (Todd) is taking a flight to Switzerland to meet her husband, Howard (Rains), for a romantic holiday. This trip has been a long time in the making not only because … More Classic Film Talk: ‘The Passionate Friends’ (1949)

Classic Film Talk: ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ (1943)

Today we reminisce about The Phantom of the Opera (1943) Directed by Arthur Lubin Cast of Characters: Nelson Eddy – Anatole Garron Susanna Foster – Christine DuBois Claude Rains – Ericq Claudin Synopsis 48-year-old Ericq Claudin has been a first violinist with the Paris Opera orchestra for over 20 years. Despite being able to beautifully … More Classic Film Talk: ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ (1943)