Wesley Emblidge

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Wesley Emblidge launched The Old Hollywood Times in 2017, after spending almost a year researching and developing the project. He works out of Boston overseeing all aspects of the site, from content to web design, while writing regularly. He also hosts the official podcast for the site, and edits the video essays. He’ll watch Cary Grant in just about anything, and avoids Charles Boyer films like the plague.
Roddy Mcdowell and Walter Pidgeon in "How Green Was My Valley"

Review: John Ford’s “How Green Was My Valley,” Starring Donald Crisp and Walter Pidgeon

Ford's new film at Fox is based on the acclaimed 1939 Richard Llewellyn novel of the same name.
Bob Hope and Victor Moore in "Louisiana Purchase"

Review: Irving Cummings’ “Louisiana Purchase,” Starring Bob Hope and Vera Zorina

Paramount has adapted the Broadway hit “Louisiana Purchase” into a vehicle for Bob Hope directed by Irving Cummings.

Review: George Waggner’s “The Wolf Man,” Starring Lon Chaney Jr. and Claude Rains

After launching their monster series a decade ago with “Dracula” and “Frankenstein,” Universal has now brought a new character into the mix: “The Wolf Man.”
Pearl Harbor

Hollywood Reacts to the Attack on Pearl Harbor

The biggest names in Hollywood share their thoughts after the devastating attack today on the Pearl Harbor naval base in Hawaii.
Cary Grant and Joan Fontaine in "Suspicion"

Review: Alfred Hitchcock’s “Suspicion,” Starring Cary Grant and Joan Fontaine

Hitchcock reunites with his "Rebecca" star in this marital thriller co-starring Cary Grant, based on the book by Francis Iles.
Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Mary Astor and Sydney Greenstreet in "The Maltese Falcon"

Review: John Huston’s “The Maltese Falcon,” Starring Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor

Much like “Citizen Kane,” “The Maltese Falcon” is a movie at risk of being overshadowed by its status as a classic.
Bette Davis in "The Little Foxes"

Review: William Wyler’s “The Little Foxes,” Starring Bette Davis and Herbert Marshall

Director William Wyler has reunited with star Bette Davis for a third successful collaboration, "The Little Foxes," based on the play by Lillian Hellman.

Review: Alexander Hall’s “Here Comes Mr. Jordan,” Starring Robert Montgomery and Claude Rains

Even if you’ve never seen Alexander Hall’s 1941 film “Here Comes Mr. Jordan,” chances are you’re familiar with its story, based on an unproduced play called “Heaven Can Wait.”

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