Classic Movies

From the Warner Archive: The Constant Nymph (1943)

Several months back, I happened to be on the Twitter machine one night and Jill at Sittin’ on a Backyard Fence had instituted a bit of fun whereupon she asked people to name a classic film that presumably everyone has seen but yourself.  The first one I named was The Constant Nymph (1943); Jill gave me a pass on this… Continue reading From the Warner Archive: The Constant Nymph (1943)

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Classic Movies

Grey Market Cinema: No Man’s Law (1927)

When I mention the name of “Hal Roach,” the first thing you generally think of is the legendary producer-director’s “Lot of Fun,” which was responsible for many of the funniest comedy shorts in the 1920s/1930s, with stars like Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy, Charley Chase and Our Gang.  Every so often—and this is something that’s touched… Continue reading Grey Market Cinema: No Man’s Law (1927)

Classic Movies

From the Warner Archive: Bureau of Missing Persons (1933)

Today kicks off a new feature here at Thrilling Days of Yesteryear—one that was inspired by several recent acquisitions to the dusty TDOY DVD library.  Every now and then, the MOD outfit known as the Warner Archive will get a sale going on…and like the sirens who tempted Kirk Douglas in that Ulysses movie I saw as a kid, I am… Continue reading From the Warner Archive: Bureau of Missing Persons (1933)

Classic Movies · Where's That Been?

Where’s That Been? – The Crooked Web (1955)

The following review is one of several that I composed for the ClassicFlix site under the column title “Where’s That Been?”  Most of those columns made the transition to CF’s new site but some of them stayed behind for reason or another...and since my writer’s ego is just big enough to where I don’t like having what… Continue reading Where’s That Been? – The Crooked Web (1955)