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

Twelve O’Clock High (1949) Classic Movie Review 185

Robin Hood Toby mug from Twelve O’Clock High (1949)

Today’s movie is Twelve O’Clock High (1949). A contender for the greatest war film ever, yet it shows very little violence. This film is often hailed as one of the greatest management training films ever made and has been used by most of the U.S. military at one time or…

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The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) Classic Movie Review 143

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

Today’s movie is The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951). Directed by Robert Wise, this is one of the best and most well-known sci-fi movies in the benevolent alien’s group. Many people quote from this movie, not really knowing the origins. This film is rated 7.8 on iMDB.com[1] and scores…

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Seven Days in May (1964) Classic Movie Review 111

Seven Days in May (1964)

Today’s movie is Seven Days in May (1964). This star-studded military movie doesn’t feature any combat. But there is enough action for anyone, as a rogue general tries to replace the US president in a military coup. Every actor in this movie is amazing but I want to call out…

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Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956) Classic Movie Review 102

Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)

  Today’s movie is Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956). It is one of those great old black and white UFO films that came out when American was trying to understand the Cold War between the USA and USSR and fearing total nuclear annihilation. Kind of like 2017! In this…

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Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) Classic Movie Review 30

The Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

The Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) is a fictionalized tale of Robert Stroud who raised birds while in prison and discovered cures for bird diseases. This movie showcases the amazing talent of Burt Lancaster. Karl Malden is excellent in the supporting role. Rough Script Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) Today’s film is…

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Hugh Marlowe Short Bio

Hugh Marlowe with Gregory Peck Twelve O'Clock High (1949) Military tribute fest

Hugh Marlowe was born in Pennsylvania in 1911. Marlowe had a radio, stage, and film career. I will confine myself to just the films at this point. Marlow began his stage career in the early 1930’s at the Pasadena Playhouse in California. His first appeared on the New York stage…

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World Without End (1956) Classic Movie Review 28

World Without End (1956)

World Without End (1956) is an excellent post-apocalyptic sci-fi tale with a great cast that includes Hugh Marlowe, Rod Taylor, and Lisa Montell. Rough Script – World Without End (1956) I didn’t expect much when I began watching this movie but it is a pretty solid piece of sci-fi. I…

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