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Eddie Cantor in “Kid Millions” (1934) – reviewed by George

Dot Clark (Ethel Merman) is singing “Who Could Ever Be Blue” with a chorus of cuties at the Body Shop (Don’t ask. I don’t know), and when the number ends she is angry to see that Louie the Lug (Warren … Continue reading

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April Showers (1948) – reviewed by George

Eventually Warners followed MGM in filming musicals in color, but not yet in 1948 – this is black-and-white. The film starts with a shot of a old theater. There’s a title on screen: San Francisco in the Good Old Days, … Continue reading

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The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.: Season One, Episodes 19, 20, and 21 (1967) – reviewed by George

Episode 19: The Drublegratz Affair Prince Efrem (Christopher Held) of Drublegratz is hosting a Rock Festival, so Mr. Waverly (Leo G. Carroll) plants some items in various periodicals establishing April (Stefanie Powers) as a “discotheque dancer” and Mark (Nigel Harrison) … Continue reading

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A Letter to Three Wives (1948) – reviewed by George

We’re dealing here with well-off people who can afford to live in peace and comfort outside the city, or as the narrator says, “23 minutes if you catch the Morning Express.” Not all of these six people were born to … Continue reading

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That Night in Rio (1941) – reviewed by George

On March 20, 2016 I reviewed “Folies Bergere de Paris” starring Maurice Chevalier, Ann Southern, and Merle Oberon for 20th Century Fox. It was a tour de force for Chevalier because he played four distinct parts: an entertainer, his nightly … Continue reading

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Lady in a Cage (1964)-Reviewed by Anita *****

Director Walter Grauman has created one of the most disturbing films I’ve ever seen.  Lady in a Cage is horrific.  And I loved every minute of this brilliant drama/thriller.  The action and actors are an incredible blend of tangled beauty.  … Continue reading

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Folies Bergere de Paris (1935) – reviewed by George

The film opens with Maurice Chevalier onstage at the Folies Bergere singing one of his trademark songs, “Valentine” (pronounced Val-awn-tina) by Christine and Willemetz. He is playing Charlier, a renowned stage singer/dancer/comic. When the applause for his solo is over, … Continue reading

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