Derek Winnert

Posts Tagged "doctor"

Check out all of the posts tagged with "doctor".

Life in Emergency Ward 10 ** (1959, Charles Tingwell, Michael Craig, Wilfrid Hyde White, Dorothy Alison, Glyn Owen, Rosemary Miller, Frederick Bartman, Joan Sims, Pauline Stroud) – Classic Movie Review 5745

Director Robert Day’s 1959 cinema spin-off film of Britain’s first twice-weekly TV serial Emergency Ward 10, which ran for 10 years between 1957 and 1967, has enormous nostalgia value. Re-creating his TV role, Aussie heart-throb […]

Jul, 11

The Book of Henry * (2017, Naomi Watts, Jaeden Lieberher, Jacob Tremblay, Dean Norris, Lee Pace) – Movie Review

The Book of Henry is an interesting but dodgy mix of thriller and tear-jerking drama. There’s enough material for three separate movies here. And that is always good. Any one of them might have been […]

Jun, 24

My Brother Jonathan *** (1947, Michael Denison Dulcie Gray, Ronald Howard, Beatrice Campbell, Stephen Murray) – Classic Movie Review 5652

Michael Denison stars as Dr Jonathan Dakers in the story and struggles of the English provincial doctor, based on the once famous novel by Francis Brett Young, and told in flashback to his World War […]

Jun, 22

Devil’s Island [Song of Hell] *** (1939, Boris Karloff, James Stephenson, Nedda Harrigan) – Classic Movie Review 5629

Director William Clemens’s searing, realistic and revelatory 1939 drama stars Boris Karloff who gives a splendidly full-blooded performance as Dr Charles Gaudet, a brain surgeon condemned to the dreaded French Devil’s Island penal colony for […]

Jun, 18

The Brain ** (1962, Anne Heywood, Peter van Eyck, Cecil Parker, Bernard Lee, Jeremy Spenser, Maxine Audley) – Classic Movie Review 5608

Director Freddie Francis’s interesting but lumpy 1962 science fiction horror thriller stars Anne Heywood as Anna Holt, Peter van Eyck as Dr Peter Corrie, Cecil Parker as Stevenson, Bernard Lee as Dr Frank Shears, Jeremy Spenser as Martin Holt and Maxine Audley as […]

Jun, 14

The Lady and the Monster ** (1944, Vera Ralston, Erich von Stroheim, Richard Arlen) – Classic Movie Review 5602

The Lady and the Monster, starring Vera Hruba Ralston as Janice Farrell, is the second ‘Brain Movie’ after Black Friday (1940). The obviously weirdly popular idea, a cousin of the disembodied hand premise, was later […]

Jun, 14

Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome *** (1947, Boris Karloff, Ralph Byrd, Anne Gwynne) – Classic Movie Review 5591

‘SLEUTH TRACY CLASHES WITH HIS DEADLIEST FOE!’ Ralph Byrd bows out in style as an ideal Dick Tracy (cinemawise, anyway, for a TV series followed for him in 1950-51) in director John Rawlins’s welcome 1947 […]

Jun, 12


Please use the navigation to move within this section.