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The Emperor Waltz *** (1948, Bing Crosby, Joan Fontaine, Roland Culver, Lucile Watson, Richard Haydn) – Classic Movie Review 5942

The acid Billy Wilder directs a 1948 film of a sugary Viennese operetta, and the resulting romantic comedy musical is extremely well done. Bing Crosby is improbably cast but ingratiating as a pushy American gramophone¬†salesman […]

Aug, 20

The Mysterious Lady *** (1928, Greta Garbo, Conrad Nagel, Gustav von Seyffertitz) – Classic Movie Review 5330

Directed by Fred Niblo in 1928, MGM’s tailor-made silent-movie showcase for the great Greta Garbo is stilted and hackneyed but still has its charms. Garbo stylishly plays a gorgeous Soviet agent called Tania Fedorova, who […]

Apr, 21

The Wedding March ***** (1928, Erich von Stroheim, Fay Wray, Zasu Pitts) – Classic Movie Review 4227

Ring the bells for this exhilarating silent movie classic, wayward director Erich von Stroheim’s last masterpiece, beautifully restored in a shining new print. The director himself entertainingly over-acts as Prince Nickolas von Wildeliebe-Rauffenburg – Nikki […]

Aug, 24

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