Daily Archives: November 17, 2017
Bomba and the Jungle Girl (1952) Ford Beebe, Johnny Sheffield, Karen Sharpe, Walter Sande, Action, Adventure, Thriller
Captain Gillis (Frank Faylen) puts Sergeant “Dodo” Doubleday (William Tracy), because of his photographic memory, on a candidates list for Officer’s Training School ahead of Sergeant William Ames (Joe Sawyer), much to the dismay of the Ames.
Chuji Tabinikki Daisanbu Goyohen / A Diary of Chuji’s Travels (1927) Daisuke Itô, Denjirô Ôkôchi, Hideo Nakamura, Kichiji Nakamura, Drama
The Japanese equivalent of penny dreadfuls glorifying Jesse James, A Diary of Chuji’s Travels gives a unique gloss to the tale of Chuji Kunisada, the legendary bakuto (or gambler, the precursors to modern-day yakuza).
Dama s sobachkoy / The Lady with the Dog (1960) Iosif Kheifits, Iya Savvina, Aleksey Batalov, Nina Alisova, Drama, Romance
Silk Stockings (1957) Rouben Mamoulian, Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Janis Paige, Comedy, Musical, Romance
A musical remake of Ninotchka: After three bumbling Soviet agents fail in their mission to retrieve a straying Soviet composer from Paris, the beautiful, ultra-serious Ninotchka is sent to complete their mission and to retrieve them.