White Christmas (1954) Classic Movie Review 94

White Christmas (1954)

Today’s movie is White Christmas (1954). Don’t ever watch this movie. I only selected it so I could use the von Scherbach quote from Stalag 17 (1953). This film has entirely too much singing even for a musical. The dancing, however, was excellent. Actors Bing Crosby played singer Bob Wallace.…

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One, Two, Three (1961) Classic Movie Review 84

One, Two, Three (1961)

Today’s movie is One, Two, Three (1961) starring the great James Cagney. I’m going to have to say right off the bat that this may be the greatest product placement movie of all times. It’s as fun little comedy with former Nazis, Communists, and God forbid, Capitalist. This movie wasn’t…

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Stalag 17 (1953) Classic Movie Review 79

Stalag 17 (1953)

I love this movie. It’s been my favorite movie for most of my adult life. Occasionally it is eclipsed by A Bridge Too Far (1977) when I’m focused on bureaucracies. But I jump back to Stalag 17 (1953) when I’m feeling really cynical. William Holden, who I think is a…

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House of Frankenstein (1944) Classic Movie Review 76

House of Frankenstein (1944)

Today’s movie is the campy good House of Frankenstein (1944). This movie brings together so many good actors and the monsters they played it can’t help but be entertaining. Also, this movie has some interesting lore about stake pulling and who can shot you with a silver bullet. ACTORS I’m…

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