Tagged: 1940s

Scarlett Street 1945 film noir Edward G Robinson Joan Bennet

Scarlett Street (1945) – A Review

A con artist couple put the squeeze on a lowly banker in Fritz Lang’s 1945 film noir Scarlett Street, starring Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennet and Dan Duryea.

Lady in the Lake 1947 Philip Marlowe film noir Robert Montgomery Audrey Totter

The Lady In The Lake (1947) – A Review

A review of the 1947 noir The Lady in the Lake starring Robert Montgomery as Philip Marlowe in a film told entirely in a first person point of view

Rope 1948 movie Alfred Hitchcock James Jimmy Stewart

Rope (1948) – A Review

A review of the 1948 Alfred Hitchcock film Rope, starring Jimmy Stewart, John Dall, and Farley Granger, the film that is designed to look like it was shot in one single take

The Window 1949 film noir Bobby Driscoll

The Window (1949) – A Review

A review of the 1949 film noir thriller The Window about a nine year old boy who witnesses a killing and the murderers set out to silence him

Holiday Affair 1949 Christmas movie Robert Mitchum Janet Leigh

Holiday Affair (1949) – A Review

A review of the 1948 holiday romance Holiday Affair starring Janet Leigh, Robert Mitchum and Wendell Corey, an enjoyable more obscure Christmas movie

Remember the Night 1940 holiday movie Barbara Stanwyck Fred MacMurray

Remember The Night (1940) – A Review

A review of the 1940 Christmas romance Remember the Night starring Barbara Stanwyck & Fred MacMurray as a shoplifter and a prosecutor who fall for one another

Moontide 1942 Jean Gabin Ida Lupino film noir

Moontide (1942) – A Review

A review of the 1942 film noir Moontide starring Jean Gabin, Ida Lupino, Claude Rains and Thomas Mitchell

Rita Hayworth Glenn Ford Gilda 1946 film noir

Gilda (1946) – A Review

A review of the 1946 film noir Gilda starring Glenn Ford and Rita Hayworth in her most famous role

The Mortal Storm (1940) – A Review

It’s 1933 Germany and Freya Roth (Margaret Sullavan) is engaged to Fritz Marberg (Robert Young) a young politically passionate Nazi party member. When Adolf Hitler is announced as Chancellor of...

Tension 1949 film noir

Tension (1949) – A Review

A review of the 1949 film noir Tension starring Richard Basehart, Cyd Charisse, Audrey Totter and Lloyd Gough

High Sierra 1941 Humphrey Bogart

High Sierra (1941) – A Review

A review of the classic 1941 crime drama High Sierra starring Humphrey Bogart, Ida Lupino and Donald MacBride, directed by John Huston

Johnny Belinda Jane Wyman 1948

Johnny Belinda (1948) – A Review

A review of the 1948 drama Johnny Belinda about a deaf farm girl, starring Jane Wyman in an Oscar winning performance, Lew Ayres and Charles Pickford

Westerner Gary Cooper Walter Brennan

The Westerner (1940) – A Review

A review of the 1940 western The Westerner starring Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan and Doris Davenport, directed by William Wyler

Key Largo Bogart Bacall

Key Largo (1948) – A Review

A review of the 1948 classic thriller Key Largo starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall and Edward G. Robinson, directed by John Huston