Derek Winnert

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The Bride Comes Home *** (1935, Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Robert Young) – Classic Movie Review 5474

Claudette Colbert stars as Jeannette Desmereau, a willful penniless socialite who cannot make up her mind whether to marry a smooth millionaire called Jack Bristow (Robert Young) or his tough bodyguard Cyrus Anderson (Fred MacMurray), in […]

May, 18

Ziegfeld Girl **** (1941, James Stewart, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, Lana Turner, Tony Martin,Philip Dorn, Dan Dailey) – Classic Movie Review 5161

MGM’s spectacular 1941 musical drama is engaging, opulently made and lavishly cast. It follows the fortunes of three plucky gals (Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr and Lana Turner), all charming, idiosyncratic beauties determined to aim for […]

Mar, 15

Saratoga *** (1937, Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Lionel Barrymore, Frank Morgan, Walter Pidgeon, Una Merkel, Margaret Hamilton, Hattie McDaniel) – Classic Movie Review 4981

Director Jack Conway’s sad and troubled 1937 MGM movie is the last pairing of Clark Gable and Jean Harlow in their sixth and final film together. Harlow died suddenly on 7 June 1937 at the […]

Feb, 18

Sadie McKee ***½ (1934, Joan Crawford, Franchot Tone, Gene Raymond, Edward Arnold, Esther Ralston, Helen Ware) – Classic Movie Review 4951

Director Clarence Brown’s 1934 romance stars Joan Crawford, whose commanding presence dominates this sleek and glossy soap opera, in which she improbably plays a luckless young lady. She is Sadie McKee, a servant girl working […]

Jan, 27

The Cat and the Canary **** (1927, Creighton Hale, Laura La Plante, Forrest Stanley, Tully Marshall, Flora Finch, Gertrude Astor, Lucien Littlefield) – Classic Movie Review 4425

Director Paul Leni’s famed 1927 Universal Studios silent version of John Willard’s long-running stage play stars Creighton Hale, Laura La Plante, Forrest Stanley, Tully Marshall, Flora Finch, Gertrude Astor and Lucien Littlefield. Robert F Hill, Alfred […]

Sep, 27

Clambake * (1967, Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Will Hutchins, Bill Bixby, Gary Merrill, James Gregory) – Classic Movie Review 4301

Little known director Arthur H Nadel churns out a mediocre, very dull, truly tepid 1967 Elvis Presley musical which deservedly hit the lower half of cinema double bills. Shelley Fabares is the girl cursed with the […]

Sep, 04

Dr Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine * (1965, Vincent Price, Frankie Avalon, Dwayne Hickman, Fred Clark, Susan Hart) – Classic Movie Review 4225

This ridiculous Sixties parody sci-fi comedy wastes Vincent Price, who shows his always eager-to-please good nature in his readiness to appear in absolutely anything. Price relishes hugely over-playing the mad doctor Goldfoot, who makes girlie robots […]

Aug, 24

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