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King Solomon’s Mines **** (1937, Paul Robeson, Roland Young, John Loder, Anna Lee) – Classic Movie Review 5633

Paul Robeson’s superlative performance (he even gets to sing) as hunter guide Umbopa, a mysterious exiled African chief who helps the explorers in their quest, lights up director Robert Stevenson’s 1937 British movie of the […]

Jun, 19

Tammy and the Bachelor [Tammy] *** (1957, Debbie Reynolds, Walter Brennan, Leslie Nielsen, Mala Powers, Fay Wray, Sidney Blackmer, Mildred Natwick) – Classic Movie Review 5511

Debbie Reynolds (1932–2016) stars in the first, and by far the best of the four Tammy films, all loosely based on the stories by Cid Ricketts Sumner. Here the kind-hearted, plucky young riverboat heroine Tammy […]

May, 28

The Wild Geese **** (1978, Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris, Hardy Kruger, Stewart Granger, Jack Watson, Frank Finlay, Kenneth Griffith, Barry Foster) – Classic Movie Review 5489

Director Andrew V McLaglen’s intense, realistic and enjoyable 1978 all-star British blood-and-guts war adventure movie stars Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris and Hardy Kruger as Colonel Allen Faulkener, Lieutenant Shawn Fynn and Captain Rafer […]

May, 24

Beneath the Planet of the Apes *** (1970, James Franciscus, Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans) – Classic Movie Review 5484

Director Ted Post delivers the welcome 1970 second movie in the original five-film Planet of the Apes saga, with more fascinating monkey business just a notch down from the first film, 1968’s Planet of the […]

May, 19

Under Two Flags *** (1936, Ronald Colman, Claudette Colbert, Rosalind Russell, Victor McLaglen) – Classic Movie Review 5411

Quintessential Englishman Ronald Colman is at his most spirited, lively and stylish, as Sergeant Victor, an Englishman who joins up in the French Foreign Legion since taking the blame for his brother’s crime, in director […]

May, 07

Batman: The Movie *** (1966, Adam West, Burt Ward, Cesar Romero, Frank Gorshin, Burgess Meredith, Lee Meriwether, Alan Napier) – Classic Movie Review 5107

Director Leslie Martinson’s campy, amusing and still very fondly remembered 1966 cinema movie spin-off from the Sixties TV show Batman (1966- 68) delivers the goods to nostalgia buffs in a movie that is real good […]

Mar, 06

Queen of Blood ** (1966, John Saxon, Basil Rathbone, Dennis Hopper, Judi Meredith, Florence Marly) – Classic Movie Review 4844

‘Turns the Milky Way into a Galaxy of Gore.’ Director Curtis Harrington’s 1966 B-movie Pathécolor sci-fi horror film is based on the screenplay for the 1963 Soviet film Mechte Navstrechu [A Dream Come True] and stars John Saxon, […]

Jan, 04


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