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The Invisible Woman *** (1940, Virginia Bruce, John Barrymore, John Howard, Charles Ruggles) – Classic Movie Review 5624

Director A Edward Sutherland’s amusingly silly, quite ingratiating 1941 Universal Studios sci-fi horror comedy stars John Barrymore as the mad professor Gibbs, who invents an invisibility machine and makes a model girl Kitty Carroll (Virginia […]

Jun, 17

Crucible of Terror ** (1971, Mike Raven, James Bolam, Mary Maude, Ronald Lacey, Melissa Stribling) – Classic Movie Review 5601

The old House of Wax (1953) plot is revamped for co-writer/ director Ted Hooker’s fairly stirring 1971 British horror film starring former BBC radio disc jockey Mike Raven as a mad artist/ sculptor, who kills his […]

Jun, 13

Sisters [Blood Sisters] **** (1972, Margot Kidder, Jennifer Salt, Charles Durning) – Classic Movie Review 5378

Co-writer/ director Brian De Palma again employs Charles Durning and Jennifer Salt, who starred in his early film Hi, Mom! (1969) for his enjoyable, shocking, graphic 1972 psychological horror murder thriller. Cheekily influenced by the films of Alfred Hitchcock […]

May, 01

Inspiration ** (1931, Greta Garbo, Robert Montgomery, Lewis Stone) – Classic Movie Review 5322

Producer-director Clarence Brown’s rarely shown 1931 MGM movie is a plush but uninspired romantic vehicle for the great Greta Garbo. She stars as Yvonne Valbret, a Parisian bohemian artists’ model who has to say goodbye […]

Apr, 19

Nightfall **** (1956, Aldo Ray, Brian Keith, Anne Bancroft, James Gregory, Jocelyn Brando, Frank Albertson, Rudy Bond, George Cisar) – Classic Movie Review 5216

Director Jacques Tourneur’s tense, suspenseful and involving 1956 cult classic film noir thriller is too little known. It stars Fifties screen tough guy Aldo Ray, who successfully triumphs over his unusual casting against type as […]

Mar, 29

East Side, West Side *** (1949, James Mason, Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Ava Gardner) – Classic Movie Review 5172

Despite its considerable film noir promise, Marcia Davenport’s novel about a New York high society couple does not make a very riveting basis for director Mervyn LeRoy’s glossy, operatic 1949 soap-opera movie tale of lust […]

Mar, 17

It Should Happen to You ***** (1954, Judy Holliday, Jack Lemmon, Peter Lawford) – Classic Movie Review 5092

Director George Cukor’s 1954 classic comedy stars Judy Holliday as model girl Gladys Glover, who spends $1,000 to advertise herself on a giant New York billboard in her desperate big to get famous – even […]

Mar, 01

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