Tag Archives: H. B. Warner

The Phantom of Crestwood (1932) – reviewed by George

A collaboration between NBC and RKO culminated in this film. First a radio serial which ended without revealing the killer, it was the first salvo of a stunt that left audiences in the dark and then asked people to write … Continue reading

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The Corsican Brothers (1941) – reviewed by George

“Corsica! Bright with the laughter of romance, haunted by the grim shadow of vendetta. Here on this enchanted isle a story is told of two brothers, a tale written in blood by the hand of Fate.” One day in the … Continue reading

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Supernatural (1933) – reviewed by George

This short (1:04) black-and-white film from Paramount exposes the charlatan tricks of spiritualists, but also depends on some real spiritualism to advance the plot. Roma Courtney (Carole Lombard) has just lost her twin brother John (Lyman Williams), who was murdered … Continue reading

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The Green Goddess (1930) – reviewed by George

This is a strange film. It begins as a polemic against colonialism, but ends justifying the practice. A small plane is caught in a fog bank. Aboard: the pilot, Dr. Traherne (Ralph Forbes), and a married couple, Major Crespin (H. … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938) – reviewed by George

This old film, in black and white, sounds as though it might be a history lesson, but it is an adventure film with a lot of clever dialogue, and a final action sequence featuring hordes of horsemen attacking the palace … Continue reading

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