Daily Archives: September 19, 2017
Missing Women (1951) Philip Ford, Penny Edwards, James Millican, John Gallaudet, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Sport
Claudia Rankin’s husband of one hour is murdered after they stop on an isolated road. When the police appear, to her, to be taking their time about finding the killer, Claudia changes her name and appearance and starts her own investigation.
An odd film, primarily looking at how the dole affects the underclass in Britain. Tim Roth stars as Colin, a slow and possibly intellectually disabled man living with his parents and brother in a housing project.
Non coupable / Not Guilty (1947) Henri Decoin, Michel Simon, Jean Debucourt, Georges Bréhat, Crime, Drama
The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935) Stuart Walker, Claude Rains, Douglass Montgomery, Heather Angel, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Mystery of Marie Roget (1942) Phil Rosen, Patric Knowles, Maria Montez, Maria Ouspenskaya, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
Whoever slew Auntie Roo? (1972) Curtis Harrington, Shelley Winters, Mark Lester, Chloe Franks, Horror, Thriller
This is a retelling of the old tale of Hansel and Gretel, but set in England in the 1920s. To the children and staff at the orphanage, Auntie Roo is a kindly American widow who gives them a lavish Christmas party each year in her mansion, Forrest Grange.