Command Decision (1948) Classic Movie Review 183

Command Decision (1948)

Today’s movie is Command Decision (1948). This is a good Clark Gable movie that plays on his real-world experience in the U.S. Army Air Corp in World War II. Being a big star and 40-years old, Gable could have had it pretty easy. Instead, he flew at least five combat…

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Fallen Angel (1945) Classic Movie Review 132

Fallen Angel (1945)

This Film Noir is rated 7.2 by iMDB.com1 and 80 percent by Rotten Tomatoes2. This film was directed by Otto Preminger. I really liked it, as Dana Andrews is great as a tough guy. Linda Darnell is beautiful and elusive. The supporting players, Charles Bickford, John Carradine, Percy Kilbride, Anne…

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Brute Force (1947) Classic Movie Review 93

Brute Force (1947)

Today’s movie is the film noir Brute Force (1947). It tells the tale of a group of prisoners that tell their story using a pin-up picture in their cell. It is noted that the inspiration and violence in this movie is in direct response to the Battle of Alcatraz, May…

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Of Mice and Men (1939) Classic Movie Review 5

Of Mice and Men Lon Chaney Jr. and Burgess Meredith

I am starting a new line today based on Burgess Meredith from In Harm’s Way (1965). Today’s movie is Of Mice and Men (1939). The original story was written by John Steinbeck and was set during the Great Depression. One of the interesting things about this movie is that it…

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