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August 21st, 2016

allisontooey @ 11:07 am: More Like Rancho Impressive
I've posted a review of Fritz Lang's Rancho Notorious over at my journal.

Review here: http://allisontooey.livejournal.com/144271.html

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August 10th, 2016

allisontooey @ 11:12 am: Racing Towards A Reputation
I've posted a review of Charlton Heston's Ben-Hur over at my journal.

Review here: http://allisontooey.livejournal.com/143720.html

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dfordoom @ 11:36 pm: Marriage of Convenience (1960)
Marriage of Convenience was one of the many Edgar Wallace adaptations cranked out by Britain’s Merton Park Studios at the beginning of the 60s. These were B-movies but were screened on American television as the Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre.

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August 9th, 2016

allisontooey @ 11:41 pm: I Want to Put Something in French Here, But I Can't Find Anything Suitable
I've posted a review of Gene Kelly's Les Girls over at my journal, as part of the Hit Me With Your Best Shot Challenge.

Review here: http://allisontooey.livejournal.com/143493.html

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August 7th, 2016

dfordoom @ 11:45 pm: Model for Murder (1959)
Model for Murder is a1959 British mystery thriller although it’s more thriller than mystery. In fact there’s no mystery here at all.

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August 6th, 2016

allisontooey @ 03:33 pm: In Praise of Choreographers
I've posted a review of Busby Berkeley's Footlight Parade over at my journal.

Review here: http://allisontooey.livejournal.com/143333.html

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August 3rd, 2016

allisontooey @ 08:50 pm: Three-Chariot Pileup
I've posted a review of the silent version of Ben-Hur over at my journal.

Review here: http://allisontooey.livejournal.com/142941.html

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July 31st, 2016

allisontooey @ 05:47 pm: Oddly Enough, Both of These Movies Can Go Under the Same Title
I've posted reviews of both the 1943 Heaven Can Wait and Here Comes Mr. Jordan over at my journal as part of my end of the month grab-bag.

Heaven review: http://allisontooey.livejournal.com/142765.html#cutid2
Mr. Jordan review: http://allisontooey.livejournal.com/142765.html#cutid4

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July 30th, 2016

dfordoom @ 09:48 pm: Houdini (1953)
Houdini may not have a great deal to do with the actual life and career of Harry Houdini but it’s wonderful entertainment nonetheless, mostly due to Tony Curtis’s dazzling performance.

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July 28th, 2016

dfordoom @ 05:49 pm: Johnny Angel (1945)
Johnny Angel is an interesting little 1945 RKO film noir.

Johnny Angel (George Raft) is a sea captain, like his father. When he finds his father’s ship, the Emmaline Quincy, drifting at sea in the Gulf of Mexico, with its cargo intact but the crew (including his father) nowhere to be found, he is determined to find out what has happened.

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