Tag Archives: Burt Lancaster

The Professionals (1966) reviewed by Anita ****

The Professionals (1966) **** Directed by Richard Brooks this is a really action packed Western.¬† I found myself on edge thought the whole film. Set in 1917, this Mexican Revolutionary themed adventure opens up with JW Grant (Ralph Bellamy), who … Continue reading

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TV Quote # 49: “Before the Flying Circus: A black and white documentary”

This doc (produced and directed by Will Yapp and copyrighted 2008) doesn’t exist according to imdb.com, but I have it on my DVR, recorded from my local PBS station. As it delves into the early lives of the six Pythoners … Continue reading

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Ella Raines Double Feature: Phantom Lady (1944) and The Second Face (1950) – reviewed by George

Ella Raines was a lovely young actress of the 40s and 50s. She started her career with five¬†“A” movies in a row, one of them “Phantom Lady”, and continued to make quality films along with the occasional “B” picture such … Continue reading

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The Good Bad Man (1916) and The Half-Breed (1916) – reviewed by George

Two silent films, released the same year, from the same studio (D.W. Griffith’s Fine Arts Film Co.), with the same star (Douglas Fairbanks), the same director (Allan Dwan), and the same theme (illegitimacy), and the same actor, Sam de Grasse, … Continue reading

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