Derek Winnert

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Flesh and the Devil ****½ (1927, John Gilbert, Greta Garbo, Lars Hanson) – Classic Movie Review 5326

This famous 1927 silent movie is the first of seven Greta Garbo films directed by Clarence Brown and first of four with her beloved favourite co-star, John Gilbert. Garbo stars as Felicitas, who seduces various […]

Apr, 20

Letter from an Unknown Woman ***** (1948, Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians) – Classic Movie Review 5247

Director Max Ophüls’s gloriously romantic 1948 movie provides a memorable walk on the wild side of romance here as Joan Fontaine’s character Lisa Berndle is overwhelmed by unrequited love for dashing but self-obsessed womanising pianist Stefan Brand (played […]

Apr, 03

Don Q, Son of Zorro **** (1925, Douglas Fairbanks Sr, Mary Astor, Donald Crisp, Jack McDonald, Jean Hersholt, Warner Oland) – Classic Movie Review 5063

Director Donald Crisp’s fondly regarded 1925 silent semi-classic adventure movie is a notable showcase for Douglas Fairbanks Sr near the peak of his form. Following up his 1920 hit The Mark of Zorro, Fairbanks Sr […]

Feb, 25

Forever Amber *** (1947, Linda Darnell, Cornel Wilde, Richard Greene, George Sanders, Glenn Langan, Richard Haydn, Jessica Tandy) – Classic Movie Review 4685

Director Otto Preminger turns Kathleen Winsor’s saucy and salty 1944 historical romantic novel, set in 1660s England, becomes a famous and costly but low-voltage 1947 bodice-ripper of a movie, thanks to poor casting and censorship […]

Nov, 23

Tombstone **** (1993, Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton, Powers Boothe, Michael Biehn, Charlton Heston, Jason Priestley, Stephen Lang) – Classic Movie Review 4169

Director George Pan Cosmatos delivers an intriguing, engaging and felicitous reworking of the famous story of the Gunfight at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona, between the Earp brothers, Wyatt, Virgil and Morgan, plus Doc […]

Aug, 13

The Three Musketeers: The Queen’s Diamonds **** (1973, Michael York, Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain, Faye Dunaway, Christopher Lee, Frank Finlay, Charlton Heston) – Classic Movie Review 2304

Michael York is at his swashbuckling best as young, would-be Musketeer D’Artagnan in director Richard Lester’s breathlessly exuberant, delightfully spoofy 1973 account of the Alexandre Dumas adventure classic. Lester, who won the 1975 Evening Standard British […]

Mar, 23

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