Tagged: 1940s

The Window 1949 film noir Bobby Driscoll

The Window (1949) – A Review

A nine year old boy witnesses a murder through a window in his apartment building. He tries to convince everyone about the crime, but after hearing so many tall tales from...

Holiday Affair 1949 Christmas movie Robert Mitchum Janet Leigh

Holiday Affair (1949) – A Review

It’s Christmas time and young widow Connie (Janet Leigh) is working as a secret shopper. She plans to buy an expensive toy train at a competing department store. While making the purchase...

Remember the Night 1940 holiday movie Barbara Stanwyck Fred MacMurray

Remember The Night (1940) – A Review

It’s Christmas season and Lee Leander (Barbara Stanwyck) has just been arrested for shoplifting. New York prosecutor John Sargent (Fred MacMurray) knows getting a conviction during the holidays can be...

Moontide 1942 Jean Gabin Ida Lupino film noir

Moontide (1942) – A Review

Tough longshoreman Bobo (Jean Gabin) has spent a wild drunken night out on the town. Awaking the following morning he starts to suspect he has murdered a man. Fearing prison...

Rita Hayworth Glenn Ford Gilda 1946 film noir

Gilda (1946) – A Review

Rita Hayworth as Gilda I always thought if they use a characters name for the title of their story, then that character better be damn good. There better be something...

Road House 1948 film noir

Road House (1948) – A Review

Roadhouse Lily (Ida Lupino) is a singer who gets hired by Jefty (Richard Widmark) a country bar owner, to help draw customers in, and also because he’s kind of sweet...

George Washington Slept Here 1942

George Washington Slept Here (1942) – A Review

Jack Benny and Ann Sheridan in George Washington Slept Here Can a couple from the city ever move to the country and have it be a smooth transition? Never! According...

Buck Privates Abbott Costello

Buck Privates (1941) – A Review

Buck Privates It’s comedy and music at the dawn of WWII. The 1940 peacetime draft is on as it looks like Uncle Sam will be needing millions of good men...

The Mortal Storm (1940) – A Review

The Mortal Storm It’s 1933 Germany and Freya Roth (Margaret Sullavan) is engaged to Fritz Marberg (Robert Young) a young politically passionate Nazi party member. When Adolf Hitler is announced...

Christmas Connecticut 1945 holiday movie

Christmas in Connecticut (1945) – A Review

Dennis Morgan and Barbara Stanwyck in Christmas in Connecticut Elizabeth Lane (Barbara Stanwyck) is every housewife’s hero. She’s documents her wonderful life with her husband, baby and beautiful Connecticut farm....

The More The Merrier romantic comedy

The More The Merrier (1943) – A Review

The More The Merrier With World War II raging and a housing shortage in Washington D.C., working-class gal Connie Milligan (Jean Arthur) decides to sublet her apartment to a female...

Tension 1949 film noir

Tension (1949) – A Review

Tension Mild-mannered Warren Quimby (Richard Basehart) works long hours as an overnight pharmacist to earn enough dough to make his wife Claire (Audrey Totter) happy – but she never is....