Monthly Archives: October 1942

Paul Henreid and Bette Davis in “Now, Voyager”

Review: Irving Rapper’s “Now, Voyager,” Starring Bette Davis

Bette Davis stars in this sweeping romantic melodrama from Warner Brothers, based on the novel by Olive Higgins Prouty.
Veronica Lake in “I Married a Witch”

Review: René Clair’s “I Married a Witch,” Starring Veronica Lake

The new comedy from French director René Clair finds Veronica Lake as a vengeful witch determined to torture Fredric March by making him fall in love with her.
Lon Chaney Jr. in "The Mummy's Tomb"

Review: Harold Young’s “The Mummy’s Tomb,” Starring Lon Chaney Jr.

The least interesting of the Universal Monster franchises returns, with Lon Chaney Jr. taking over the title role.
Brian Donlevy, Alan Ladd, and Veronica Lake in "The Glass Key"

Review: Stuart Heisler’s “The Glass Key,” Starring Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake

“This Gun For Hire” stars Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake reunite for this Paramount adaptation of the Dashiell Hammett novel.
Fred MacMurray and Paulette Goddard in "The Forest Rangers"

Review: George Marshall’s “The Forest Rangers,” Starring Fred MacMurray

Paramount’s new feature in Technicolor is part musical, part mystery, and part romance, with Fred MacMurray and Paulette Goddard.
Gene Kelly and Judy Garland in “For Me and My Gal”

Review: Busby Berkeley’s “For Me and My Gal,” Starring Judy Garland and Gene Kelly

Broadway star Gene Kelly makes his MGM debut opposite Judy Garland in Busby Berkeley’s vaudeville musical set during WWI.
Bernard Miles, Hugh Burden, Eric Portman, and Hugh Williams in “One of Our Aircraft is Missing”

Review: Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s “One of Our Aircraft is Missing,” Starring Hugh...

The new film from the creators of “49th Parallel” reverses the story; this time six British airmen find themselves stranded in Nazi-occupied Holland.
Anna Lee and John Wayne in “Flying Tigers”

Review: David Miller’s “Flying Tigers,” Starring John Wayne

John Wayne stars in an unexpectedly expensive and rousing war film from Republic Pictures.
Elena Verdugo and George Sanders in "The Moon and Sixpence"

Review: Albert Lewin’s “The Moon and Sixpence,” Starring George Sanders and Herbert Marshall

George Sanders stars as the selfish misogynistic genius painter Charles Strickland in this adaptation of W. Somerset Maugham’s novel.

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