Originally published April 15, 2015 Nearly every popular celebrity has a horror movie in their past, an idea traced all the way back to the golden era of film; but … Continue Reading Supernatural (1933)
Originally published July 23, 2013 Off to a late start on my Busby Berkeley week, but we’re moving along with the film: Footlight Parade. This is my first Berkeley film, … Continue Reading Footlight Parade (1933)
Originally Published: July 21, 2015 Our second Barbara Stanwyck film of the week personified to audiences the strong, adept female that Stanwyck was. Compared to other actresses embodying personalities like … Continue Reading Baby Face (1933)
Kay Francis and William Powell mix love and crime in Jewel Robbery.
Our final “It Would Have Been at TCMFF 2020” movie is a William Powell and Kay Francis crowd-pleaser. Or is it? Kristen, Drea and Samantha share their thoughts on the … Continue Reading Ticklish Business #85: TCMFF 2020 – Jewel Robbery (1932)
Actress Dorothy Mackaill isn’t a household name, this mentioned in the opening remarks that preceded the UCLA Film & Television Archive’s double-feature pre-Code series of Mackaill features. But what Mackaill … Continue Reading Safe in Hell (1931)
Kay Francis and Lilyan Tashman are ‘Girls About Town.’ Read my full review of the pre-Code comedy.
When I first started Journeys in Classic Film I was immediately drawn to the work of pre-Code star Jean Harlow. (It helped that I’d received a box set of her … Continue Reading Red Headed Woman (1932)
**My final contribution to the Summer Under the Stars blogathon. Head over to ScribeHard on Film or Sittin’ on a Backyard Fence to read all past contributions. I’m reviewing all … Continue Reading Summer Under the Stars: Three on a Match (1932)
I’m reviewing all five films (and one documentary) in the Forbidden Hollywood volume two box set, below are my previous reviews: Review of Night Nurse Review of Thou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin, … Continue Reading Female (1933)
So sorry for the lack of posts this week. I was visiting relatives and figured I’d have all this free-time to watch movies and blog…when has that ever worked … Continue Reading My Movie Wish List: Part Two
I’m reviewing all five films (and one documentary) in the Forbidden Hollywood volume two box set: Review of Night Nurse Review of Thou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin, and Censorship in pre-Code Hollywood … Continue Reading A Free Soul (1931)
I’m reviewing all five films (and one documentary)(in the Forbidden Hollywood volume two box set: Review of Night Nurse Review of Thou Shalt Not: Sex, Sin, and Censorship in pre-Code … Continue Reading The Divorcee (1930)
To start, the tie in the Leading Man Tourney for this week has been broken (for now)…hopefully the last few days of Week 1 don’t see a tie-breaker right off … Continue Reading Midnight Mary (1933)