MOVIES

Kilroy Was Here (Monogram 1947 with Jackie Cooper, Jackie Coogan and Wanda McKay)

November 15, 2013

USA / Monogram / 68 minutes / 1947 Writer: Dick Irving Hyland / Cinematography: William Sickner / Producer: Sid Luft / Director: Phil Karlson Cast: Jackie Cooper, Jackie Coogan, Wanda McKee, Frank Jenks A chance for two former child stars, Cooper and Coogan to reunite in a knockabout second feature that sees Cooper play a […]

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Kind Hearts And Coronets (Ealing 1949 with Dennis Price, Alec Guiness and Valerie Hobson)

November 15, 2013

UK / Ealing / 106 minutes / 1949 Writers: Robert Hamer, John Dighton, from the novel Israel Rank by John Horniman / Cinematography: Douglas Slocombe / Producer: Michael Relph / Director: Robert Hamer Cast: Alec Guinness, Dennis Price, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood, Audrey Fildes, Miles Malleson, Arthur Lowe, Hugh Griffith, Clive Morton, John Penrose, Dennis […]

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Jassy (Gainsborough 1947 with Margaret Lockwood, Patricia Roc and Dennis Price)

November 15, 2013

UK / GFD – Gainsborough / 102 minutes / 1947 Writers: Dorothy Christie, Campbell Christie, Geoffrey Kerr, from the novel by Norah Lofts / Cinematography: Geoffrey Unsworth / Costumes: Elizabeth Haffenden / Music: Henry Geehl / Producer: Sydney Box / Director: Bernard Knowles Cast: Margaret Lockwood, Patricia Roc, Dennis Price, Basil Sydney, Dermot Walsh, Cathleen […]

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Uncle Silas (GFD 1947 with Jean Simmons, Derrick De Marney and Derek Bond)

November 15, 2013

UK / GFD – Two Cities / 103 minutes / 1947 Writer: Ben Travers, based on the novel by J Sheridan Le Fanu / Cinematography: Robert Krasker / Music: Alan Rawsthorne / Producers: Josef Somlo, Laurence Irving / Director: Charles Frank Cast: Jean Simmons, Katina Paxinou, Derrick De Marney, Derek Bond, Sophie Stewart, Manning Whiley, […]

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San Demetrio, London (Ealing 1943 with Walter Fitzgerald, Mervyn Johns and Gordon Jackson)

November 14, 2013

USA / Samuel Goldwyn / 112 minutes / 1952 Writer: Moss Hart / Music and Lyrics: Frank Loesser / Cinematography: Harry Stradling / Director: Charles Vidor Cast: Danny Kaye, Zizi Jeanmaire, Joey Walsh, John Qualen, Philip Tongue, Eric Bruhn, Roland Petit, John Brown, Jeanne Lafayette Tuneful and enjoyable film loosely based on the life of […]

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Hot Rock, The (TCF 1972 with Robert Redford, George Segal and Zero Mostel)

November 12, 2013

USA / Twentieth Century Fox / 105 minutes / 1972 Writer: William Goldman, from the novel by Donald E Westlake / Cinematography: Ed Brown / Music: Quincy Jones / Producers: Hal Landers, Bobby Roberts / Director: Peter Yates Cast: Robert Redford, George Segal, Ron Liebeman, Zero Mostel, Paul Sand, Moses Gunn, William Redfield, Topo Swope, […]

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Big Circus, The (AA 1959 with Victor Mature, Vincent Price and Red Buttons)

November 12, 2013

USA / AA / 109 minutes / 1959 Writers: Irwin Allen, Charles Bennett, Irving Wallace / Cinematography: Winton C Hoch / Music: Paul Sawtell, Bert Shefter / Producer: Irwin Allen / Director: Joseph Newman Cast: Victor Mature, Red Buttons, Rhonda Fleming, Kathryn Grant, Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Gilbert Roland, David Nelson, Adele Mara, Steve Allen, […]

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Blue Dahlia, The (Paramount 1946 with Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake and William Bendix)

November 12, 2013

USA / Paramount / 99 minutes / 1946 Writer: Raymond Chandler / Cinematography: Lionel Lindon / Music: Victor Young / Producer: John Houseman / Director: George Marshall Cast: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, William Bendix, Howard Da Silva, Tom Powers, Hugh Beaumont, Howard Freeman, Will Wright Alan Ladd plays an ex-serviceman returning to Los Angeles after […]

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Hans Christian Anderson (Samuel Goldwyn 1952 with Danny Kaye and Zizi Jeanmaire)

November 12, 2013

UK / Ealing / 105 minutes / 1943 Writers: Robert Hamer, Charles Frend / Story: F. Tennyson Jesse / Cinematography: Ernest Palmer, Roy Kellino / Music: John Greenwood / Producer: Robert Hamer / Director: Charles Frend Cast: Walter Fitzgerald, Mervyn Johns, Ralph Michael, Robert Beatty, Charles Victor, Frederick Piper, Gordon Jackson, Highly regarded Ealing war […]

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Fame Is The Spur (GFD 1947 with Michael Redgrave, Rosamund John and Bernard Miles)

November 6, 2013

UK / GFD – Two Cities – Charter / 116 minutes / 1947 Writer: Nigel Balchin, from the novel by Howard Spring / Cinematography: Gunther Krampf, Harry Waxman / Music: Alan Rawthorne / Producer: John Boulting / Director: Roy Boulting Cast: Michael Redgrave, Rosamund John, Bernard Miles, Carla Lehmann, Hugh Burden, Marjorie Fielding, Seymour Hicks, […]

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