Film review by Dan Willard. MGM tried to duplicate its success with Ninotchka (1939) by casting Clark Gable and Hedy Lamarr in similar roles in this satire of Stalinist Russia.
Film review by Dan Willard. Though visually impressive with good performances by Conrad Veidt and Sabu, coming to this as an adult I can only regard the film as juvenile popcorn fare.
Film review by Dan Willard. One of John Ford’s most Expressionistic films, The Long Voyage Home is based on four one-act plays by Eugene O’Neill who considered it his favorite cinematic adaptation of his work.
Film review by Dan Willard. This romantic comedy inspired by a real story is one of a handful of Hollywood films released in 1940 to make a stand against Nazism and urge America to intervene in Europe.
Review of ‘Knute Rockne All American’ (1940), a biopic on the Norwegian-American regarded as one of the greatest coaches in college football history starring Pat O’Brien with Ronald Reagan in a small role as George “The Gipper” Gipp.
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