Movies

From the Warner Archive: The Last Tycoon (1976)

Author F. Scott Fitzgerald was working on a novel entitled The Last Tycoon (also referred to by some as The Love of the Last Tycoon) when he died at the age of 44.  The unfinished work was published in 1941; it’s a roman a clef inspired by Fitzgerald’s friend, motion picture studio producer Irving Thalberg, in which a movie… Continue reading From the Warner Archive: The Last Tycoon (1976)

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Classic Movies

Buried Treasures: Repeat Performance (1947)

One of the movies that made the rounds of the various Noir City Festival venues in 2013 is a sharp little 1947 sleeper called Repeat Performance (which was one of the restoration projects undertaken by the Film Noir Foundation).  It’s been on my “want-to-see” list for many years, owing to a good write-up by Leonard Maltin in his Movie… Continue reading Buried Treasures: Repeat Performance (1947)