Monthly Archives: April 1942
In this video, Alfred Hitchcock discusses the process of casting “Saboteur,” and his ultimate disappointments with the results.
The Robert Siodmak thriller “Fly-By-Night” shares many plot points with “The 39 Steps,” but has a comedy flavor all its own.
Through the lens of his “The 39 Steps,” Alfred Hitchcock takes on America in “Saboteur,” his first film at Universal.
On our third podcast episode, we’re talking about Charlie Chaplin’s reissue of “The Gold Rush.”
Today, Charlie Chaplin’s classic 1925 silent film “The Gold Rush” is back in theaters, but this time it comes updated with a soundtrack that includes narration and sound effects.
The Warner Brothers adaptation of Henry Bellamann’s bestselling novel is mostly botched by Casey Robinson’s watered-down screenplay and Robert Cummings’ dreadful performance.
MGM ups Van Heflin to leading-man status for the solid B thriller “Kid Glove Killer,” director Fred Zinnemann’s debut feature.
In George B. Seitz’s “The Courtship of Andy Hardy,” Mickey Rooney plays the all-American womanizer and troublemaker Andy Hardy for the twelfth time.
Henry Fonda and Olivia de Havilland star in director Elliott Nugent’s adaptation of his own Broadway play, “The Male Animal.”
Rudyard Kipling’s stories of Mowgli are adapted into Technicolor by “The Thief of Baghdad” producer Alexander Korda.
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