Tag Archives: Mystery

Part One of ‘Inner Sanctum’ (1948)

And now for your bemusement amazement amusement, we have another example of a cheap-ass poor quality low-budget B-movie with captions! With some of worst editing most poorly restored the most uniquely edited sequences since Eisenstein maybe ever. πŸ™‚ It’s Part … Continue reading

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Part Four of ‘The Great Flamarion’ (1945)

Hi there! πŸ™‚ It’s back! The next installment in this most interesting example of film noir/mystery/grand delusion–take your pick! πŸ™‚ It’s Part Four of The Great Flamarion!

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Part Three of ‘The Great Flamarion’ (1945)

It may be a new year, but we’re still in the midst of watching this old thing an old movie. So, get ready for Part Three of The Great Flamarion!

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Part Four of ‘Tangled Destinies’

Amazingly Happily At last, we’ve reached the Grand Finale of the pre-Code era movie Tangled Destinies! The premiere starts at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. I scheduled this a bit later this time, for my compadres on the West Coast. Hopefully, … Continue reading

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Part Three of ‘Tangled Destinies’

Hello, all! πŸ™‚ We’ve made it to the third part of what has turned out to be a four-part series! So, hang in there. I promise this movie will end hope you’ll get a kick out of this! πŸ™‚ It’s … Continue reading

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Part Two of ‘Tangled Destinies’

Happy Saturday! It’s time for Part Two of the pre-Code mystery film Tangled Destinies! Which is a much better title than Who Killed Harvey Ford? Although, to be honest, it’s a miniscule teeny-tiny small improvement at best. πŸ™‚ But that’s … Continue reading

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Part One of ‘Tangled Destinies’

Time to delve into the public domain once again! This time around, I thought I’d try a Pre-Code murder mystery film called Tangled Destinies! It was produced by Ralph M. Like Productions. Formed by Ralph M. Like. Who also formed … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Knives Out’ (2019)

It’s good to see a contemporary film that embraces the old mystery movie tropes, while bending them ever-so-slightly. And one that features a bevy of A-list actors. Knives Out has many of the standard whodunit elements: all the characters gather … Continue reading

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Holiday Movie Suggestions (Part Three)

Continuing in the spirit of the season with more movies related (sometimes ever so loosely) to the holidays! Here are two more suggestions! The Thin Man (1934) Ah, The Thin Man! Nothing like a little crime and mystery for Christmas … Continue reading

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Joseph Cotten in ‘Citizen Kane’

For the Joseph Cotten blogathon (hosted by Crystal at In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood, I chose to write about him in Citizen Kane. Not just because the movie is (or was) considered the greatest film of all … Continue reading

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