Daily Archives: November 17, 2017
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.