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Madame Sin ** (1972, Bette Davis, Robert Wagner, Denholm Elliott) – Classic Movie Review 6024

‘Even Dr No would say yes to Madame Sin!’ Co-writer/ director David Greene’s 1972 thriller stars Bette Davis as mad Madame Sin, who wants to steal a Polaris nuclear-powered submarine, so she gets unwitting CIA […]

Sep, 13

Frankenstein 1970 ** (1958, Boris Karloff, Tom Duggan, Jana Lund) – Classic Movie Review 5616

‘The One…The Only KING OF MONSTERS as the new demon of the atomic age!’ Director Howard W Koch’s 1958 CinemaScope horror movie stars cinema’s most famous and iconic Frankenstein’s Monster, Boris Karloff, as Baron Victor […]

Jun, 15

Les Visiteurs du Soir ***** (1942, Arletty, Alain Cuny, Fernand Ledoux, Marie Déa, Marcel Herrand, Jules Berry) Classic Movie Review 5272

Arletty and Alain Cuny star as minstrels Dominique and Gilles in this enchanting 1942 wartime classic from director Marcel Carné. They arrive at the Baron Hugues (Fernand Ledoux)’s castle in 1485 while the betrothal of […]

Apr, 09

Band Waggon *** (1939, Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Pat Kirkwood, Jack Hylton, Moore Marriott) – Classic Movie Review 5170

Director Marcel Varnel’s 1939 British musical comedy brings ‘Big-Hearted’ Arthur Askey and Richard ‘Stinker’ Murdoch’s hit BBC wireless programme (radio show) to the screen with the breezy performances intact and a sparky plot not a […]

Mar, 16

The Bandit of Sherwood Forest *** (1945, Cornel Wilde, Anita Louise, Edgar Buchanan, Jill Esmond, Henry Daniell, George Macready) – Classic Movie Review 5125

Cornel Wilde stars in directors George Sherman and Henry Levin’s 1945 American swashbuckling adventure movie as Robin Hood (Russell Hicks)’s little-known son Robert of Nottingham. Robert romps through Sherwood Forest to stop the wicked Prince […]

Mar, 09

Castle Keep *** (1969, Burt Lancaster, Peter Falk, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Patrick O’Neal, Al Freeman Jnr, Scott Wilson, Tony Bill, Bruce Dern, Astrid Heeren, Michael Conrad) – Classic Movie Review 5045

In director Sydney Pollack’s odd but vital and intriguing 1969 World War Two wartime drama set in 1944, eight American soldiers led by a one-eyed Major Abraham Falconer (Burt Lancaster) and his Sergeant Orlando Rossi […]

Feb, 22

The Prisoner of Zenda ***½ (1952, Stewart Granger, James Mason, Deborah Kerr, Robert Coote, Robert Douglas, Jane Greer, Louis Calhern, Francis Pierlot, Lewis Stone) – Classic Movie Review 4652

Director Richard Thorpe’s 1952 version is virtually a shot-by-shot remake of the 1937 The Prisoner of Zenda, with the same shooting script, dialogue and film score. In most cases, settings and camera angles are the same too. […]

Nov, 14

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