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)

Katharine Hepburn misses her mark in ‘Sylvia Scarlett’ (1935)

Sylvia Scarlett (1935) Directed by George Cukor Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Edmund Gwenn, Brian Aherne * Published specifically for The Third Spencer Tracy & Katharine Hepburn Blogathon hosted by Crystal at In The Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood & Michaela at Love Letters to Old Hollywood * ¤¤¤ This is an article that … More Katharine Hepburn misses her mark in ‘Sylvia Scarlett’ (1935)

Merry Classic Film Talk: ‘Holiday Affair’ (1949)

Today we get into a festive spirit and reminisce about Holiday Affair (1949) Directed by Don Hartman Starring: Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh, Wendell Corey * Published in participation with The Happy Holidays Blogathon hosted by Pure Entertainment Preservation Society * “Every surprise isn’t a telegram from the War Department.” Synopsis Connie Ennis (Janet Leigh) is … More Merry Classic Film Talk: ‘Holiday Affair’ (1949)

Classic Film Talk: ‘They Live By Night’ (1948)

Today we reminisce about They Live By Night (1948) Directed by Nicholas Ray Starring: Cathy O’Donnell, Farley Granger, Howard Da Silva * Published specifically for The Noirathon hosted by Maddy at Maddy Loves Her Classic Films * Synopsis An old jalopy is racing down the road with four occupants inside when it suddenly pulls over … More Classic Film Talk: ‘They Live By Night’ (1948)

Classic Film Talk: ‘Affair with a Stranger’ (1953)

Today we reminisce about Affair with a Stranger (1953) Directed by Roy Rowland Starring: Jean Simmons & Victor Mature * Published specifically for the 90 Years of Jean Simmons Blogathon hosted by Virginie at The Wonderful World of Cinema and Laura at Phyllis Loves Classic Movies *   Synopsis Playwright William “Bill” Blakeley (Victor Mature) … More Classic Film Talk: ‘Affair with a Stranger’ (1953)

Classic Film Talk: ‘Casanova Brown’ (1944)

Teresa Wright Centennial Today we reminisce about Casanova Brown (1944) Directed by Sam Wood Starring: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Frank Morgan, Anita Louise Synopsis The melancholy season of Autumn in Rossmore, Ill… Heavy with disillusionment and small head colds. Casanova “Cas” Brown (Gary Cooper), a professor of Literature, arrives in Rossmore on a train from … More Classic Film Talk: ‘Casanova Brown’ (1944)

Classic Film Talk: ‘The Pride of the Yankees’ (1942)

Teresa Wright Centennial Today we reminisce about The Pride of the Yankees (1942) Directed by Sam Wood Starring: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth, Walter Brennan Prologue This is the story of a hero of the peaceful paths of everyday life. It is the story of a gentle young man who, in full flower of … More Classic Film Talk: ‘The Pride of the Yankees’ (1942)

Classic Film Talk: ‘The Capture’ (1950)

Teresa Wright Centennial Today we reminisce about The Capture (1950) Directed by John Sturges Starring: Lew Ayres & Teresa Wright Premise “Hate can be sweeter than anything.” In the heart of the Mexican Sonoran Desert, a policeman is travelling on horseback searching for a man on the run from justice. The man, who has cleverly … More Classic Film Talk: ‘The Capture’ (1950)

Classic Film Talk: ‘Count the Hours!’ (1953)

Teresa Wright Centennial Today we reminisce about Count the Hours! (1953) Directed by Don Siegel Starring: Teresa Wright & Macdonald Carey Premise It is mid-October. A mystery man is walking down the street in the middle of the night with only the moonlight as his guide. We follow his shadowy figure until he reaches his … More Classic Film Talk: ‘Count the Hours!’ (1953)

Classic Film Talk: ‘Enchantment’ (1948)

Teresa Wright Centennial Today we reminisce about Enchantment (1948) Directed by Irving Reis Starring: David Niven, Teresa Wright, Evelyn Keyes, Farley Granger Story The face of London has been heavily altered by constant acts of war. Many buildings have been hollowed out by bombs, standing only as ruins, while others have managed to remain unscathed. … More Classic Film Talk: ‘Enchantment’ (1948)