The ABC's of Film Noir
The ABC's of Film Noir

The Alamo (1960) Classic Movie Review 49

Linda Cristal - The Alamo (1960)

The Alamo (1960) and it is a star-studded epic. This movie was directed, produced, and starred the great American actor John Wayne as Col. Davy Crockett, Richard Widmark as Col. Bowie, and Laurence Harvey as Col. Travis. Rough Script The Alamo (1960) Today’s movie is a little John Wayne art…

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The Bedford Incident (1965) Classic Movie Review 27

The Bedford Incident (1965)

The Bedford Incident (1965) is a first rate Cold War drama with Richard Widmark and Sidney Poitier. This submarine versus destroyer battle is like a chess match with a surprise ending. Rough Script The Bedford Incident (1965) Welcome to Episode 27 The Bedford Incident (1965). This is a great Cold…

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Time Limit (1957) Classic Movie Review 26

Time Limit (1957)

Time Limit (1957) is a Korean War POW investigation that takes place following the war. Welcome to Episode 26 Time Limit (1957). We are following the Richard Widmark line from The Long Ships (1964). This is a great little movie. I hadn’t watched this movie in a couple of decades…

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Sahara (1943) Classic Movie Review 25

Sahara (1943)

Sahara (1943) is one of those wartime propaganda films that turned out to be pretty solid. They were usually shot very quickly and with a hastily written script. I have to always remind myself that we hadn’t won the war yet and these actors could have been executed if things…

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The Undefeated (1969) Classic Movie Review 15

The Undefeated (1969)

Well, this is a manly-manly movie with lots of horses and good ole fashion American justice. Following the original Bruce Cabot line from King Kong (1933) we now arrive at The Undefeated 1969. This movie was originally billed as having the most horses ever used in a movie with 2500. According…

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Band of Angels (1957) Classic Movie Review 14

Yvonne DeCarlo and Clark Gable in Band of Angels (1957)

Band of Angels 1957 is a quite enjoyable Civil War yarn with Clark Gable, Yvonne De Carlo, Sidney Poitier. Band of Angels (1957) I’m continuing on the Patric Knowles lines that I first picked-up in Episode 2 –Chisum (1970). I was a little surprised when I dived into the credits…

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The Green Berets (1968) Classic Movie Review 11

green beret

The Green Berets (1968) is often listed as one of the worst war movies ever. The Green Berets (1968) is presented as a belated Veteran’s Day tribute. This movie stars John Wayne and many from his cast of regular players. I apologize late with this Veteran’s day tribute. Hopefully, this will be…

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In Harm’s Way (1965) Classic Movie Review 4

In Harm's Way (1965)

For In Harm’s Way (1965) we are still continuing the Bruce Cabot line from King Kong (1933). I love this movie. It’s all about redemption and second chances. It also shows how important getting breaks from friends are. The title of this film comes from a quote by Revolutionary War captain…

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