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Silent Hall of Fame
Jun 3, 2019
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Silent Hall of Fame has created a Silent Gems Collection of rare and for the first time available films with our stars, as well as other silent masterpieces. These are high quality films that are hard to find anywhere else. Please use the link below to see the Silent Gems Collection of rare films on DVD. http://www.ebay.com/sch/yorkmba99/m.html?item=131684404495&ssPageName=STRK%3AMESELX%3AIT&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2562 FEEL FREE TO FOLLOW US ON TWITTER @SilentFilmGems This is a...
Topics: Mary Pickford, silent film, silent movie stars, old movies, silent era, archive films, rare films,...
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Jun 3, 2019 Arthur Alexander
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For any surviving Rex Bell fans out there, he stars as the long-lost son of a ruthless cattle baron in this low-impact B-western with more plot than action. Good supporting cast and adequate production values. An entertaining oater that won’t raise your blood pressure. IMDB rating 6.4. Directed by Robert Hill Released in 1936. Complete print. CAST NOTE: Rex Bell may not have been the greatest on-screen hero, but off-screen he was the cowboy who finally tamed Clara Bow by marrying her.
Topics: westerns, B-westerns, range war, Rex Bell, David Sharpe, Earl Dwire, Charles King, Marion Shilling,...
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Jun 1, 2019 The 2am Theater
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The 2am Theater presents a bone-chilling and funny-bone-tickling simulated double feature program at a second-run theater in the ‘60s. The chills and chuckles begin with coming attractions. Then we’re off to sunny Italy where in “Curse of the Faceless Man” a two-thousand-year-old gladiator comes back to life because he has the hots for a certain reincarnated cutie. (Hey, it could happen!) Next we’re off to sunny Mexico to meet evil Baron Vitelius and his monstrous killer tongue in...
Topics: 2am Theater, double feature, horror, so bad it’s good, Abel Salazar, Ariadne Welter, David Silva,...
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May 31, 2019 Nat Levine
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“Good but short’ “My favorite Wayne B” “Highly recommended” (IMDB reviews quotes). This print is sharper and with better contrast than the existing IA copies. After riding for the Pony Express John Wayne starts a stagecoach line, brings the telegraph to his town, saves a telegraph construction camp from poisoning, beats the bad guys, gets the girl, finishes up with a rip-roarin’ stagecoach race and all in only 54 minuets. Which is a good example of why for action and production...
Topics: westerns, B-westerns, Pony Express, stagecoach lines, stagecoach races, John Wayne, Phyllis Fraser,...
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May 30, 2019 Robert Tansey
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“Personable stars, pedestrian story” “Three western stars and one fun little movie” “What a hoot” (IMDB reviews quotes). Its cast of matinee westerns stars (Ken Maynard, Hoot Gibson and Bob Steele) make this ordinary Monogram oater more interesting than it would be otherwise. Most of the fun is during the last seven minutes. Filmed at Ray Corrigan Ranch, Simi Valley, CA. IMDB rating 6.4. Produced and directed by Robert Tansey Released in 1943. Complete print. TRIVIA: First telecast...
Topics: Westerns, B-westerns, Ken Maynard, Bob Steele, Hoot Gibson, Charles King, Linda Brent
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May 28, 2019 Louis H Jackson
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"Dark, griping and memorable” “Excellent film, heartily recommend it” “Fine and unusual mystery drama” “Brilliant film!” (IMDB reviews quotes). A unique suspense drama staring Herbert Lom in the dual role of twin trapeze artists. Good supporting cast and adequate production values. IMDB rating 7. Written and directed by Alfred Travers. Released in 1947 (UK only). Complete print.
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Topics: suspense dramas, melodramas, mysteries, British circus, trapeze acts, Herbert Lom, Phyllis Dixey,...
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May 27, 2019 Louis D Lighton
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This print is less than perfect. However the heavy blue cast has been removed and the contrast and brightness have been adjusted. Also now it is in the standard MPEG4 (MP4) format with a smaller download footprint. “A curiosity at best” “Good but dated” “Powell at his best” “Disappointing” (IMDB reviews quotes). William Powell is Philo Vance in what is reputed to be the first talkie whodunit. Good cast and adequate production values. However it’s more of an interesting...
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Topics: mysteries, murder mysteries, whodunits, blackmail, William Powell, Jean Arthur, James Hall, Louise...
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May 27, 2019 F B Schulberg
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This print is much less than perfect. However the heavy blue cast has been removed and the excessive contrast reduced. Also now it is in the standard MPEG4 (MP4) format with a smaller down footprint.   “Creaky but fun” “More than fascinating” “Good early talkie” (IMDB reviews quotes).   William Powell as Philo Vance is confronted with a murder mystery and an old mansion filled suspects at each others throats. Good cast and superior production values for a 68-minute whodunit....
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Topics: mysteries, murder mysteries, whodunits, Philo Vance, William Powell, Eugene Pallette, Jean Arthur,...
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May 23, 2019 Merian C Cooper
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“Highly influential, largely forgotten and lots of fun.” “Max Steiner’s masterpiece” “Visually and sonically spectacular” “Awe inspiring” "Best of many versions” “A visual treat” (IMDB reviews quotes). The second and best of the five screen adaptations of H Rider Haggard’s popular fantasy adventure novel. Helen Gahagan has the title role at the head of a good cast. The production values are exceptional with highly impressive visuals (see TIVIA) and a superb...
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Topics: Adventures, fantasies, eternal life, the flame of life, Helen Gahagan, Randolph Scott, Helen Mack,...
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May 22, 2019 Al Zimbalist
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“Almost unwatchable” “A half hour too long” “Mind-numbing bore” “A gem from my youth” (IMDB reviews quotes). Tacky wasp puppet footage combined with the lengthy safari footage from “Stanley and Livingston” (1939). That’s more or less all there is to this low-budget creature feature. The uninspired cast does little to help. You’ve been warned. IMDB rating 3.3. Directed by Kenneth G Crane. Released in 1957. Complete Print. TRIVIA: This is another one of the hundreds of...
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Topics: Adventures, creature features, giant wasps, Jim Davis, Robert Griffin, Barbara Turner, Joel...
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May 22, 2019 Michael Balcon
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“Fabulous period piece” “Tight little thriller” “Wonderful ensemble whodunit” “Simply great!” (IMDB reviews quotes). FROM IMDB: “ Against a background of Christmas and the pending arrival of another baby for the landlord, a group of pub locals lead by bookie Gordon Harker  set out to prove that former customer Eddie Graves is not guilty of the murder for which he is due to be hanged in the  morning.” IMDB rating 7.1. Directed by Walter Forde. Released in 1940 (UK only)...
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Topics: Mysteries, whodunits, thrillers, London pub, Gordon Harker, Mervyn Johns, Elizabeth Allan, Cyril...
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May 22, 2019 Michael Carreras and Alexander Paal
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“Great premise well acted” “Improbable” “Interesting” “Hammer’s first sci-fi outing a winner” (IMDB reviews quotes).   A unique sci-fi/romantic drama in which a British scientist duplicates his girlfriend (Barbara Payton). This results in unintended consequences. (Don't you just hate when that happens?) Good cast a good production values for a low-budget film. Malcolm Arnold background score. I agree with the IMDB reviewer who said it was like a long “Outer Limits” TV...
Topics: Science fiction, sci-fi, romantic dramas, human duplication, Barbara Payton, James Hayter, Stephen...
Silent Hall of Fame
May 20, 2019
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Silent Hall of Fame has created a Silent Gems Collection of rare and for the first time available films with our stars, as well as other silent masterpieces. These are high quality films that are hard to find anywhere else. Please use the link below to see the Silent Gems Collection of rare films on DVD. http://www.ebay.com/sch/yorkmba99/m.html?item=131684404495&ssPageName=STRK%3AMESELX%3AIT&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2562 FEEL FREE TO FOLLOW US ON TWITTER @SilentFilmGems This is a...
Topics: Victor Sjöström, Victor Seastrom, silent film, silent movie stars, classic film, old movies,...
A COMPLETE DVD. Custom menu with poster art and background audio. SIMPLE BURN INSTRUCTIONS: Download the .zip, open it, extract the VIDEO_TS folder and burn to disc, that's the easiest way. But I've also uploaded the files outside the .zip so they can be seen here on the site. This DVD contains the movies HERCULES AGAINST THE TYRANTS OF BABYLON & HERCULES IN THE HAUNTED WORLD, along with the preview and intermission reels.
Topics: hercules, drive-in, feature films
A COMPLETE DVD. Custom menu with a photo of the title character and drive-in style audio.  SIMPLE BURN INSTRUCTIONS: Download the zipped folder, open it, extract the VIDEO_TS folder and burn to disc, that's the easiest way. I've also uploaded the files outside the .zip so they can be viewed here on this site. This disc contains the movies VENUS MEETS THE SON OF HERCULES & THE SON OF HERCULES IN THE LAND OF DARKNESS, along with the preview and intermission reels. NOTE: IGNORE THE URL AND...
Topics: MACISTE, DRIVE-IN, FEATURE FILMS
A COMPLETE DVD. Custom menu with poster art and drive-in style audio. SIMPLE BURN INSTRUCTIONS: Download the .zip, open it, extract the VIDEO_TS folder and burn to disc, that's the quickest way. But I've also uploaded the files outside the .zip so they can be viewed here on this site. This disc contains the movies VULCAN, SON OF JUPITER & ATLAS IN THE LAND OF THE CYCLOPS, along with the preview and intermission reels laid out to play like an old drive in show.
Topics: VULCAN, ATLAS, CYCLOPS, DRIVE-IN, FEATURE FILMS
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A COMPLETE DVD. Custom menu with a photo from the movies and drive-in style audio. SIMPLE BURN INSTRUCTIONS: Download the .zip, open it, extract the VIDEO_TS folder and burn to disc, that's the easiest way. But I've also uploaded the files outside the .zip so they can be seen here on the site. This disc contains the movies THE GIANT OF MARATHON & THE SWORD AND THE DRAGON, as well as the preview and intermission reels laid out to play like an old drive-in show.
Topics: dragon, drive-in, feature films
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May 12, 2019 Joseph M Schenck
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SPECIAL NOTE: This film was shot in two versions with a different director of photography for each. One is in standard 35mm and the other in an early 65mm widescreen process. The Depression and then WW2 stalled further widescreen development until the the late ‘40s. “Masterful cinema” “Totally grand fun!” “Surprisingly scary” “Great atmosphere and impressive sets” “Silly, hokey and Wonderful” (IMDB reviews quotes).   Murder mystery, suspense and comedy based on a...
Topics: Mysteries, murder mysteries, whodunits, old dark house, Crayce Hampton, Maude Eburne, Una Merkel,...
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May 12, 2019 Joseph M Schenck
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“Masterful cinema” “Totally grand fun!” “Surprisingly scary” “Great atmosphere and impressive sets” “Silly, hokey and Wonderful” (IMDB reviews quotes).   Murder mystery, suspense and comedy based on a successful stage play by Mary Roberts Rinehart and Avery Hopwood. Good cast and good production noted for its innovative visuals, Eighty minutes plus of old-dark-house fun. Remade in 1937 as “Sh! The Octopus,” in 1939 as “The Gorilla” and in 1956 as “The Bat.” IMDB...
Topics: Mysteries, murder mysteries, whodunits, old dark house, Crayce Hampton, Maude Eburne, Una Merkel,...
A COMPLETE DVD. Custom menu with a photo of the title character with drive-in style audio, SIMPLE BURN INSTRUCTIONS: Download the .zip, open it, extract the VIDEO_TS folder and burn to disc, that's the easiest way. But I've also uploaded the files outside the .zip so they can be seen here on this site. This disc contains the movies HERCULES AGAINST THE BARBARIANS & HERCULES AGAINST THE MOON MEN, along with the preview and intermission reels.
Topics: HERCULES, PEPLUM, DRIVE-IN, FEATURE FILMS
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A COMPLETE DVD. Custom menu with poster art and drive-in style audio. SIMPLE BURN INSTRUCTIONS: Download the zipped folder, open it, extract the VIDEO_TS folder and burn to disc, that's the easiest way. But I've also upload the files outside the .zip so they can be watched here. This DVD contains the movies HERCULES & HERCULES UNCHAINED, along with the preview and intermission reels, laid out like and old drive-in show. These two movies were shown together back in the day.
Topics: HERCULES, PEPLUM, DRIVE-IN, FEATURE FILM
A COMPLETE DVD. Custom menu with a photo of the title character with drive-in style audio. SIMPLE BURN INSTRUCTIONS: Download the zipped folder, open it, extract the VIDEO_TS folder and burn to disc, which is the most hassle-free way, but I've also uploaded the files outside of the .zip so they can be viewed on this site. This DVD contains the movies COLOSSUS AND THE HEADHUNTERS & COLOSSUS AND THE AMAZON QUEEN, as well as the preview and intermission reels to play like an old drive-in show
Topics: colossus, peplum, drive-in, feature films
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A COMPLETE DVD. Zipped folder contains the pre-programed dvd, with the custom menu w/ poster art and audio. Just down load the .zip, open it, extract the VIDEO_TS folder and burn, that's the quickest way. I've also upload the files outside the .zip so they can be viewed here on the site. This disc contains the movies THE BRAIN & WEREWOLF IN A GIRLS DORMITORY, as well as the preview and intermission reels, laid out to play like an old drive-in show.
Topics: horror, brain, werewolf, drive-in, feature films
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May 2, 2019 Marc Frederic
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“Brain dead” “Delightfully dippy” “Absence of logic” “Reeks of insipidness” (IMDB reviews quotes). The astonishing remake of the jaw-dropping “Cat-Women of the Moon” with juvenile dialog, juvenile delinquents, beauty contest winners and moon Gubmies (see note). The plot and dialog are more ridiculous than the original's. The sets are just as cheesy. The acting is much worse. An entertaining anti-masterpiece that’s bonanza for bad movie aficionados. In other words you gotta...
Topics: Science fiction, schlock-fi, Richard Travis, Cathy Downs, K T Stevens, Tommy Cook, Gary Clarke,...
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May 1, 2019 Maurice J Wilson
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“Underrated gem” “Tidy Thriller” “Excellent B movie” “ Enjoyable” (IMDB reviews quotes). The British cops are on hunt for a serial killer in this solid second feature with a good cast, crisp direction and adequate production values. Not to be confused with the 1941 US film with the same title. IMDB rating 6.3. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Released in 1962. Complete print. AKA “Fog for a Killer”
Topics: Crime dramas, mysteries, serial killer, David Summer, James Hayter, Susan Travers, John Arnatt,...
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A COMPLETE DVD. Custom menu with poster art and audio. SIMPLE BURN INSTRUCTIONS: Download the zipped folder, open it, extract the VIDEO_TS FOLDER, and burn. This disc contains the movie RING OF TERROR & TRAUMA, along with preview and intermission reels, laid out to play like an old drive-in show.
Topics: drive-in, horror, feature films
A COMPLETE DVD.Custom menu with poster art and sound. SIMPLE BURN INSTRUCTIONS: Download the zipped folder, open it, and extract the VIDEO_TS folder, and burn, that's the easiest way, But I've also uploaded the files outside .zip so they can be seen here on the site. This disc contains the movies JESSE JAMES MEETS FRANKENSTEIN'S DAUGHTER & BILLY THE KID VS DRACULA with John Carridine. These flicks actually did play together back in the day.
Topics: drive-in, horror, monsters, feature films
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A COMPLETE DVD SIMPLE BURN INSTRUCTIONS: Download the zipped folder, open it, extract the VIDEO_TS folder and burn it, that's the easiest way. I've also uploaded the files outside the .zip so they can be viewed here on this site. This disc contains the movies NIGHT TIDE & HORROR HOTEL, along with the preview and intermission reels, laid out like an old drive-in show
Topics: horror, drive-in, Dennis Hopper, Christopher Lee, feature films
A COMPLETE DVD. Custom menu with still shot of the title character and drive-in style audio. SIMPLE BURN INSTRUCTIONS: Download the zipped folder, open it, extract the VIDEO_TS folder, and burn to disc, that's the easiest way. I've also uploaded the files outside the .zip so they can be viewed here on this site. This DVD features the movies TERROR OF ROME AGAINST THE SON OF HERCULES & TRIUMPH OF THE SON OF HERCULES, as well as the preview and intermission reels to play like an old drive-in...
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PREVIOUS ISSUES FIXED. A COMPLETE DVD. Custom menu with poster art and background audio. SIMPLE BURN INSTRUCTIONS: Download the zipped folder, open it,  copy the VIDEO_TS folder and burn, that's the easiest way. I've also uploaded the file outside the .zip so they can be viewed here on this site. This disc features a couple of Roger Corman flicks, SKI TROOP ATTACK & SWAMP WOMEN, as well as preview and intermission reels.
Topics: drive-in, action, Roger Corman, feature films
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PREVIOUS PLAYBACK ISSUES FIXED. A COMPLETE DVD. Custom menu w/ poster art and audio. EASY BURN INSTRUCTIONS: save the zipped folder, open it, copy the VIDEO_TS folder, and burn it, that's the easiest way. I've also uploaded the files outside the .zip so they can be viewed here on this site. This disc features THE KILLER SHREWS & THE GIANT GILA MONSTER. These flicks actually played together back in the day. With preview and intermission reels, this disc is laid out just like an old drive-in...
Topics: drive-in, horror, monsters, feature films
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Apr 26, 2019 Jesse L Lasky and Adolph Zukor
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“Not bad for an early talkie” “Obvious but fun early murder mystery” “A real creaker” (IMDB reviews quotes). Yeah it’s a creaker but an entertaining creaker with some cast members who would go on to long and distinguished Hollywood careers. The video quality is fair. The audio is primitive yet intelligible. IMDB rating 5.9. Directed by Frank Tuttle. Released in 1929. Complete print. CAST NOTE: Fredrick March and Florence Eldridge were off-screen husband and wife.
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Topics: Mysteries, murder mysteries, whodunits, Neil Hamilton, Doris Hill, Warner Oland, Fredrick March,...
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Apr 24, 2019 Walter Wagner
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This glitch-free print is much sharper than the existing IA copies. “Solid drama with interesting settings and a good cast” “Good 1940’s entertainment” “Could Gene Tierney be any more beautiful?” (IMDB reviews quotes). Intrigue and adventure set in wartime British East Africa with a solid cast and excellent production values. Nominated for three Oscars (cinematography, art direction, music scoring). Released 39 days before the US entry into WW 2. IMDB rating 5.8. Directed by Henry...
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Topics: adventure, intrigue, war drama, WW 2, British East Africa, Bruce Cabot, Gene Tierney, George...
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Apr 18, 2019 Aldo Calamara and Ermanno Curti
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“Unbelievably bad but hilarious” “Fun dreadful” “Gets better as it gets stupider” “I’m speechless!” (IMDB reviews quotes). If ever there was a movie that’s so bad it’s good it’s this spaghetti space opera that seems like it was thrown together by escapees from an asylum for deranged Italian movie producers. The absurd girls’ “uniforms” are a treat for dirty old men. The senseless dubbed dialog defies logic, and of course there are the half-dozen guys in gorilla...
Topics: Science fiction, sci-fi, spaghetti-fi, schlock-fi, space aliens, space operas, gorilla suits,...
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Apr 17, 2019 Alexander Korda
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“Wonderful, eye-opening” “Overlooked classic” “Fantastic movie” “Timeless parable of power and the human condition” “I loved this movie” (IMDB reviews quotes). H G Wells’ delightful seriocomic fantasy of what might happen if the gods granted omnipotence to an ordinary bloke played Roland Young. He is backed by a strong supporting cast. The production values are first rate including what at the time were cutting edge special effects. Rarely has a thought provoking movie...
Topics: Fantasy, comedy, the common man, omnipotence, Roland Young, Ralph Richardson, Edward Chapman,...
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Apr 15, 2019 The 2am Theater
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PUT OUT THE LIGHTS! The 2am Theater presents two classic old dark house mysteries as part of another simulated double feature program at a second-run movie house in the ‘30s. The dark nights and darker deeds begin with coming attractions and a Betty Boop cartoon. Followed by mystery, horror and an unstoppable killer in Mary Roberts Rinehart’s “The Bat Whispers.” Then was there a murder during the dark and stormy night or was it an elaborate hoax?  The shocking answer is revealed in...
Topics: 2am Theater, double feature, murder mysteries, whodunits, horror, pre-code, old dark house, Betty...
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Apr 14, 2019 Irving Asher (uncredited)
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“Quota quickie quipfest” “Enormously appealing” “Well worth your time” “What a glorious discovery!” (IMDB reviews quotes). A delightful seriocomic rags-to-riches fable with an all-British cast headed by Ian Hunter that was an early directorial effort of the outstanding Michael Powell (“The Thief of Bagdad” “49th Parallel” “The Red Shoes” etc.). A low-budget second feature with a good cast and adequate production values. Recommended fun that out-shines its resources....
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Topics: Comedies, the Depression, rags to riches, Ian Hunter, Nancy O’Neil, Peter Gawthorne, John Singer,...
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Apr 13, 2019
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Apr 13, 2019
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Apr 13, 2019 Anthony Havelock-Allan
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“Suspenseful and stylish” “Great ‘40s thriller” “Stylish britnoir gem” (IMDB reviews quotes). Worthy mystery and suspense drama with a solid cast and meticulous direction. Greta Gynt and Hugh Williams costar. Good production values. It isn’t gritty enough to be considered film noir, but it is a first rate thriller. IMDB rating 7.1. Directed by Ronald Neame (debut) Released in 1947. Complete print.
Topics: mysteries, courtroom drama, suspense dramas, thrillers, opera, Greta Gynt, Hugh Williams, Francis L...
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Apr 11, 2019 George Weiss
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“Painful” “Drive-in drek” “Setting new standards in movie badness” “Crap!” (IMDB reviews quotes). Limp female wrestling exploitation thinly disguised as a bad crime drama. Ed Wood regular Timothy Farrell is featured. Produced by the infamous George Weiss. (“Glen or Glenda” etc.). Three cheers for anyone that watches all of it to the bitter end. IMDB rating 1.6. Directed by Robert C Derteno. Released in 1951. Three minutes are missing (lucky us!). AKA “Blonde Pickup”...
Topics: exploitation, female wrestling, Timothy Farrell, Peaches Page, Clara Mortenson
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Apr 10, 2019 Alexander Korda
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This is the sharpest and cleanest print I’ve seen and a significant improvement over the other IA copies. “Hugely imaginative” “Visually stunning” “Unique example of serious science fiction” “Inspiring” “Striking futuristic vision” (IMDB reviews quotes). H G Wells and William Cameron Menzies present the first great science fiction/future fiction epic of the sound-film era, with a superb cast and stunning visual effects which for impact have never been surpassed. Highly...
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Topics: Science fiction, sci-fi, sci fi, future fiction, world war, Moon flight, “Wings Over the...
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Apr 9, 2019 Patrick Carlyle
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“Not surprisingly it’s crap” (IMDB review quote). Highway hookers in laughably awful early-forties exploitation. A low-budget anti-classic with a cast of acting class washouts that will make you long for an Ed Wood movie -- any Ed Wood movie! Don’t say you weren’t warned. IMDB rating 4.4. Produced and Directed by Patrick Carlyle. Released in 1941 Complete print (unfortunately) AKA “Hitchhike to Hell” “Going My Way, Mister?” “Highway Girls”
Topics: Exploitation, melodrama, prostitution, hitchhiking, Charles Maurice, Don Hirst, Diane Winthrop
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Apr 9, 2019 Charles R Rogers
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This version has improved contrast and brightness. “Comedy-drama with some good moments” “Likable” “Lively and fun” “Slight but fun” (IMDB reviews quotes). Pre-code comedy, romance and crime drama staring Eddie Quillan and Robert Armstrong. Ginger Rogers appears in a major supporting role. Adequate production values. Surprisingly engaging. IMDB rating 5.8. Directed by Albert Rogell; Released in 1931. Complete print. AKA “Eddie Cuts In” 
Topics: Comedies, romance, crime drama, gangsters, pre-code, Eddie Quillan, Robert Armstrong, Ginger...
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Apr 6, 2019 None credited
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“Sailing the ocean silly” “Good cast” “Fresh and fast paced” (IMDB reviews quotes). A whimsical detective adventure with Lloyd Nolan, ex-silents comedian Harry Langdon and a large assortment bad guys and gals. Good production values for type. Sixty-eight minutes of entertaining nonsense. IMDB rating 5.6. Directed by Albert Rogell Released in 1935. Complete print. AKA “Sure Fire”
Topics: Comedies, mysteries, Lloyd Nolan, Nancy Carroll, Harry Langdon, Dwight Frye, E E Clive, Thurston...
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Mar 25, 2019 Anatole De Grunwald
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Very enjoyable” “Better than average propaganda” “A British take on ‘Ninotchka’?” (IMDB reviews quotes). A major wartime propaganda epic meant to foster better Anglo-Russian relations, which unlike the similar American film “Mission to Moscow” doesn’t go off the deep end. The lengthy story begins with a Russian nautical engineer’s pre-war visit to London. Its solid cast is headed by Laurence Olivier. The production values are lavish considering the time and place. IMDB...
Topics: Dramas, WW2, British home front, propaganda, Anglo-Russian relations, romance, Laurence Olivier,...
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Mar 23, 2019 William Cameron Menzies
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“A visual treat” “Smart staging” “Intriguing movie” “Brilliant film” “Unusual and Stunning” “Exciting and very interesting” “Another stunning Anthony Mann film” (IMDB reviews quotes). NOTE: As of 3/23/19 this is the only complete version here at the Archive. A truly outstanding historical drama and adventure set during the French Revolution, and which traces the rise and fall of the infamous Maximilien Robespierre. Its large, worthy cast is headed by Robert Cummings,...
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Topics: historical dramas, historical adventures, thrillers, French Revolution, Maximilien Robespierre,...
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Mar 22, 2019 Frank Satenstein
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“Good little thriller, well worth a watch” “Great atmosphere, some suspenseful moments” (IMDB reviews quotes). A low-budget crime drama with unnecessary comic relief. Alan Baxter and Virginia Gilmore head an adequate supporting cast. In fact adequate describes every aspect of this film noir wannabe that was shot entirely in Manhattan. IMDB rating 6.4. Directed by Jack Donohue. Released in 1948. Two minutes are missing. 
Topics: Crime dramas, suspense dramas, late ‘40s Manhattan, Alan Baxter, Virginia Gilmore, Richard...
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Mar 20, 2019 Sigmund Neufeld
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“Nice surprise” “Martha Tilton really swings it!” “Hostess with the mostess” “For fans of the liltin’ Miss Tilton” “An absolute Joy” (IMDB reviews quotes). This print is sharper and with better contrast than the existing IA copy. A cute and sassy wartime musical/comedy staring the popular Martha Tilton who had a number of hit singles fronting the Benny Goodman Band. Lively supporting cast and adequate production values. IMDB rating 6.1. Directed by Sam Newfield. Released...
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Topics: Musicals, comedies. Martha Tilton, Iris Adrian, Charles Collins, Cliff Nazarro, Harry Holman
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Mar 19, 2019 Harold Huth
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“Hollywood hooey from Gainsborough” “Mad, bad and wonderful” “Amiable tosh” “What a hoot!” (IMDB reviews quotes). A dashing young Englishman with amnesia (Granger) thinks he is a Spanish gypsy. A real Spanish gypsy (Kent) supports his delusion. Meanwhile back in jolly-old his newly-destitute fiancee (Crawford) is threatened by an evil suitor (Price). From this point you’re on your own. My work here is done. Kidding aside, don’t blame the direction, cast or production. All of...
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Topics: Melodramas, romantic dramas, adventures, Stewart Granger, Jean Kent, Anne Crawford, Dennis Price,...
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Mar 19, 2019 Julius Hagen
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“Splendidly exceptional” “Solid thriller with a great concept” “Surprisingly fun” “Delightful mystery” “A neglected masterpiece” (IMDB reviews quotes). This print is sharper, cleaner and with better contrast than the existing IA copy. A truly unique mystery that’s well-produced and fun thanks to skillful direction, David Lean’s tight editing and a solid all-British cast. Pre-code. In another year the bedroom scene wouldn’t have gotten past the US censors. Recommended....
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Topics: mysteries, thrillers, whodunits, photography, pre-code, Henry Kendall, Ida Lupino, John Mills,...
Silent Hall of Fame
Mar 18, 2019
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Silent Hall of Fame has created a Silent Gems Collection of rare and for the first time available films with our stars, as well as other silent masterpieces. These are high quality films that are hard to find anywhere else. Please use the link below to see the Silent Gems Collection of rare films on DVD. http://www.ebay.com/sch/yorkmba99/m.html?item=131684404495&ssPageName=STRK%3AMESELX%3AIT&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2562 FEEL FREE TO FOLLOW US ON TWITTER @SilentFilmGems...
Topics: Buster Keaton, silent film, silent movie stars, free classic film, old movies, silent film...
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Mar 18, 2019 I E Chadwick
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“Female Satan of the Sahara” “She sent them into battle with her kisses burning on their lips” (promo tag lines). A French Foreign Legion adventure with an utterly forgettable cast and a plot so corny and absurd it seems like it was made in 1917 instead of 1937. Bad direction and bad editing, particularly of the action scenes, add insult to injury. So “Beau Geste” it’s not, but it is so-bad-it’s-good fun. IMDB rating 5.5. Directed by Hamilton MacFadden. Released in 1937....
Topics: Adventure, French Foreign Legion, Ralph Forbes, Ben Alexander, Hala Linda, Paul Hurst, George...
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Mar 16, 2019 George King
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“Perhaps Slaughter’s Best” “Spine-tingling fun” “This is a great movie” “The Spinebreaker!” (IMDB reviews quotes). Victorian horror with itinerant stage actor and melodrama specialist Tod Slaughter in the title role. Good supporting cast and good production values for a George King quickie. IMDB rating 5.7. Produced and directed by George King. Released in 1936 (UK only). Complete print
Topics: horror, Victorian melodrama, Tod Slaughter, Eric Portman, Marjorie Taylor, D J Williams, Graham...
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Mar 16, 2019 George A White and Phil Victor
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“Simple, direct and gritty” “Impressive B-team effort” “Fun little detective story” (IMDB reviews quotes). An independently produced Mike Hammer adventure with tough guys and hot babes. Okay cast and adequate production with interesting views of late-fifties LA. It’s not quite film noir, but it is eminently watchable. IMDB rating 6.1. Directed by Victor Saville & George White. Releases in 1957. Complete print. 
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Topics: Mysteries, whodunits, crime dramas, ‘50s Los Angeles, Robert Bray, Whitney Blake, Pat Donague,...
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Mar 15, 2019 A B Derr
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“Awfully predictable” “Ultimately unsatisfying” (IMDB reviews quotes). Hollywood’s idea of upper-class sophistication in a poorly directed, stodgy drawing room romance. The claim it’s a comedy doesn’t match the reality. Don’t blame the cast for this misfire. Recommended only as an example of what was wrong with some early talkies. IMDB rating 6.2. Directed by Paul L Stein. Released in 1930. Complete print.
Topics: Romance, drawing room romance, Constance Bennett, Kenneth MacKenna, Basil Rathbone, Rita La Roy,...
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Mar 13, 2019 Josef Somlo
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“Part thriller, part emotional drama” “Between life and death in London” “Unusual murder mystery” (IMDB reviews quotes). A unique thriller with a good Anglo-Hungarian cast and views of life in London that unknowingly was on the eve of war. Good production values. Remake of the French drama “Metropolitain” (1939). IMDB rating 6.9. Directed by Herbert Mason. Released in 1940.. Complete print (original UK release). AKA “Lady in Distress”
Topics: Dramas, suspense dramas, thrillers, 1939 London, magicians, Michael Redgrave, Sally Gray, Paul...
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Mar 12, 2019 Irving Allen and Arthur Lake
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“Remake is equal to the original” “I absolutely loved this movie!” (IMDB reviews quotes). Adventure and drama among the sponge divers of Tarpon Springs, Florida. Good cast and production. One of Monogram’s A-features. Shot in Anscocolor, however the color prints may no longer exist. Remake of “Sixteen Fathoms Deep” (1934). IMDB rating 6.1. Directed by Irving Allen. Released in 1948. Two minutes are missing. NOTE: “Sixteen Fathoms Deep” is here:...
Topics: Dramas, adventures, sponge divers, ‘40s Tampa Florida, Lloyd Bridges, Lon Chaney (Jr), Arthur...
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Mar 12, 2019 The 2am Theater
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This is another challenge for armchair detectives in the form of a simulated mystery double feature program at second-run theater in the ‘30s. The hunt for clues begins with coming attractions and a cartoon. The first feature presentation is the classic locked-room murder mystery “The Kennel Murder Case” staring William Powell as Philo Vance. The intermission short is the mini-whodunit “The Trans-Atlantic Mystery” with Donald Meek. Then the guests are dropping like Vermont house flies...
Topics: 2am Theater, double feature, mysteries. whodunits, murder mysteries, pre-code, William Powell, Mary...
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Mar 11, 2019 Edward Black
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“The first and the best” “He whips to glory” “High drama and escapism” “One of the greatest melodramas of all time” (IMDB reviews quotes). A superb romantic melodrama with an excellent cast which includes James Mason in one of his most villainous roles. Good period-piece production. An adaptation of the novel by Lady Eleanor Smith. A true classic. Highly recommended. IMDB rating 6.7. Directed by Leslie Arliss. Released in 1943. Complete print (original full-length UK release)
Topics: Dramas, melodramas, romantic melodramas, Regency period England, Margaret Lockwood, Phyllis...
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Mar 10, 2019 William LeBaron
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“A true curiosity” (IMDB review quote). This crime melodrama is a fascinating example of how as late as 1930 some actors and directors were still learning to adapt to the medium of sound-film. It also is a good example of how a bad movie can be a lot of fun. Ned Sparks’ over-the-top performance as a crotchety old crime author steals the show. A remake of the 1914 silent “The Conspiracy.” IMDB rating 5.7. Directed by Christy Cabanne. Released in 1930. Complete print. AKA...
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Topics: Dramas, melodramas, crime dramas, Ned Sparks, Bessie Love, Hugh Trevor, Ivan Lebedeff, Rita La Roy,...
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Mar 9, 2019 George R Batcheller
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“Chesterfield strikes with a real winner” “What a cute little movie!” (IMDB reviews quotes). Hip dialog and a clever screenplay combine to make this a highly entertaining seriocomic little quickie. Pat Farr is the only marginal link in an otherwise good cast. Adequate second-feature production values. Recommended. IMDB rating 6.2. Directed by Charles Lamont. Released in 1936. Complete print.
Topics: Comedies, dramas, whodunits, sweepstakes, Patricia Farr, William Blakewell, Duncan Renaldo, Iris...
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Mar 9, 2019 Edward Small
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“A flawless, exquisite Polynesian tapestry” “Pearls of the South Seas” (IMDB reviews quotes). A well regarded, independently produced tropical island adventure staring John Hall, Victor McLaglen and the ill-fated Frances Farmer. Good supporting cast and excellent production values. IMDB rating 6.5. Directed by Alfred E Green. Releases in 1940. Complete print but with audio sync errors.
Topics: Adventure, romance, South Seas island, John Hall, Frances Farmer, Victor McLaglen, Gene Lockhart,...
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Mar 8, 2019 Colbert Clark
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“Dancing lessons over the radio?” (IMDB review quote) Yep, and be sure to “stay tuned” for the last five minutes of this one! An entertaining tap-dancing musical/romantic comedy with a good cast headed by Joan Marsh, Eddie Nugent, Ben Lyon and Isabel Jewell. Good production values for type. Lively fun from beginning to end. Remade as “Melody and Moonlight” in 1940. IMBD rating 7.1. Directed by Joseph Stanley. Released in 1936. Complete print.
Topics: Musicals, romantic comedies, tap dancing, Joan Marsh, Eddie Nugent, Ben Lyon, Isabel Jewell,...
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Mar 8, 2019 Gainsborough Pictures
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Title: The Man in Grey Summary: After a brutish, hedonistic Marquis marries a pretty young Clarissa to act as a 'brood sow,' he begins an affair with her friend who plots to take her place. Directed by: Leslie Arliss Actors: Margaret Lockwood, James Mason, Phyllis Calvert Production Company: Gainsborough Pictures Release Date: 13 March 1946 (USA) Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1 At an estate auction in WWII England, two strangers meet and muse about their families' history and possible connections....
Topics: Drama, History, Romance
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Mar 8, 2019 Gainsborough Pictures
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Title: Caravan Summary: During the last half of the 19th century writer Richard Darrell saves Don Carlos from two robbers, and is entrusted by Don Carlos to take a valuable necklace to Spain. Richard leaves his ... Directed by: Arthur Crabtree Actors: Stewart Granger, Jean Kent, Anne Crawford Production Company: Gainsborough Pictures Release Date: 3 June 1946 (UK) Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1 During the last half of the 19th century writer Richard Darrell saves Don Carlos from two robbers, and is...
Topics: Adventure, Drama, Romance
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Mar 7, 2019 Leon Fromkess
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Cheerful Latin-American rhythms are a cover for the dark side of nightclub life in this drama from the director of the acclaimed film noir classic “Detour.” Good cast and superior production for a second feature. IMDB rating 6.5. Directed by Edger G Ulmer. Released in 1945. Complete print.
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Topics: Dramas, mysteries, nightclub life, Tom Neal, Margaret Lindsay, Don Douglas, Lita Baron, Dorothy...
German Cinema from Lutz Mommartz
Mar 6, 2019 Lutz Mommartz
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ZEROBALL am Bahnhof Rolandseck anlässlich der Auflösung der ZERO-Gruppe 1966 ZEROBALL at Rolandseck station on the occasion of the dissolution of the ZERO group in 1966
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Mar 6, 2019 Lutz Mommartz
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1966 Otto Pienes Atelierfest aufgenommen von Lutz Mommartz mit seiner N8 MOVIKON 16 Bsec in Düsseldorf auf der Hüttenstrasse. 1966 Otto Pienes studio celebration recorded by Lutz Mommartz with his N8 MOVIKON 16 Bsec in Düsseldorf/Germany on the Hüttenstrasse.
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, Dússeldorf, Otto Pienes
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Mar 5, 2019 Sol Lesser
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“Kind of creepy” (IMDB review quote). An independent venture intended to showcase the singing talent of child star Bobby Breen whose brief Hollywood career abruptly ended the instant he hit puberty. Good cast and production, nevertheless I agree with the IMDB reviewer. It’s kind of creepy. Nominated for one Oscar (best original score) IMDB rating 5.3. Directed by Edward F Cline. Released in 1938. Complete print. TRIVIA: First telecast 25 August 1947 by NYC’s WNBT channel 4.
Topics: dramas, musicals, Bobby Breen, Charles Ruggles, Irene Dare, Deloris Costello, Billy Gilbert, John...
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Mar 5, 2019 Michael Balcon (uncredited)
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“Forgotten little gem” (IMDB review quote). Wartime romance and intrigue in this British suspense thriller staring two American imports, Constance Bennett and Douglas Montgomery. The production values are first-rate and so is the the supporting cast. IMDB rating 6.2. Directed by Milton Rosmer. Released in 1936. Complete Print (PAL transfer). AKA “Cocktail de Celos” PERSONAL NOTE: I have no idea what the title means either.
Topics: Dramas, suspense dramas, romance, wartime Berlin, WW 1, Constance Bennett, Douglas Montgomery,...
Silent Hall of Fame
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Silent Hall of Fame has created a Silent Gems Collection of rare and for the first time available films with our stars, as well as other silent masterpieces. These are high quality films that are hard to find anywhere else. Please use the link below to see the Silent Gems Collection of rare films on DVD. http://www.ebay.com/sch/yorkmba99/m.html?item=131684404495&ssPageName=STRK%3AMESELX%3AIT&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2562 FEEL FREE TO FOLLOW US ON TWITTER @SilentFilmGems This is a...
Topics: D.W. Griffith, Billy Bitzer, Mary Pickford, silent film, silent movie stars, old movies, silent...
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Mar 3, 2019 Anthony Hind
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Oh, Brother! This is new US footage clumsily tacked onto the British women’s prison drama “Women Without Men,” in a failed attempt to make what?…an international crime thriller? This one is strictly for the morbidly curious and bad movie collectors. IMDB rating 5.6. Directed by Elmo Williams. Released in 1956 (US). Complete print (US TV rip)            CAST NOTES: The US footage cast includes Richard Travis, Paul Cavanagh and Jim Davis. The UK footage cast includes Joan Rice,...
Topics: Crime dramas, prison dramas, Beverly Michaels, Joan Rice, Thora Hird, Richard Travis, Paul...
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Mar 3, 2019 William Pine and William Thomas
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“Top-notch B-quickie” “Nice surprise” “Bright entertainment” “Pleasant little romantic comedy” (IMDB reviews quotes). A fast-paced, fast-talking romantic comedy with the emphasis on comedy, and a competent cast led by Chester Morris and Nancy Kelly. Good second-feature production values. IMDB rating 6.4. Directed by William Berke. Released in 1944. Complete print.
Topics: Comedies, romantic comedies, picture magazine publishing, murder mystery, Chester Morris, Nancy...
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Mar 2, 2019 Max Schach (uncredited)
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“Excellent dysfunctional extended family affair” (IMDB review quote). Another Walls and Lynn farce written for the screen by Ben Travers. This one is muti-generational involving fathers and sons. Good supporting cast. Adequate production. IMDB rating 6.3. Directed by Tom Walls. Released in 1937 (UK only). Complete print (PAL transfer)
Topics: comedies, farce, Boer War, Tom Walls, Ralph Lynn, Veronica Rose, Joan Marion, Hubert Harben