Steve Bennett is a daring flier who crashes airplanes for the movies, and Laura Marley is an arrogant movie star who is transformed into a very likable woman when she marries Steve. Read More »
Tag Archives: Irving Reis
Uncle Rollo finally retires to the house he was brought up in. Lost in thoughts of his lost love, Lark, he does not want to be disturbed in his last days. Read More »
Hitlers Children (1943) Edward Dmytryk, Irving Reis, Tim Holt, Bonita Granville, Kent Smith, Drama, Romance
This propaganda piece starts in 1933. Prof. Nichols’ American school in Berlin is next door to a school for the Hitler Youth. Read More »
At a small, struggling motor court in the Mojave Desert, events in the lives of many people climax on the same night. Read More »
Alan Mowbray and Donald MacBride as fly-by-night theatrical Manufacturers Avery and Crandall. Read More »
A young married couple’s weekend is disrupted by the birth of a brash, loud-mouthed familiarity with the spouse, who understood her before her marriage. Read More »
The Gay Falcon (1941) Irving Reis, George Sanders, Wendy Barrie, Allen Jenkins, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Society grand dame Maxine Wood who hosts charity celebrations in her residence is mixed up in a stone theft racket that defrauds insurance businesses. Read More »
Roseanna McCoy (1949) Irving Reis, Nicholas Ray, Farley Granger, Joan Evans, Charles Bickford, Drama
The saga of the Hatfield-and-McCoy feud is romanticized in Samuel Goldwyn’s Roseanna McCoy. Read More »
Dancing in the Dark (1949) Irving Reis, William Powell, Mark Stevens, Betsy Drake, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Conceited film star Emery Slade was on top in 1932; in 1949, he’s broke and still insufferable. Read More »
When a recently deceased playboy gets to heaven and is granted one wish–granted to all newcomers–he requests that he be able to see the reactions of three husbands, with whom he regularly played poker, to a letter he left each of them claiming to have had an affair with each’s wife.
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All My Sons tells the story of Joe Keller, a successful, middle-aged, self-made man who has done a terrible and tragic thing. He framed his business partner for a crime and engineered his own exoneration. Now, his son is about to marry the partner’s daughter, the affair is revisited, and his lie of a life is unraveled.
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Teenaged Susan Turner, with a severe crush on playboy artist Richard Nugent, sneaks into his apartment to model for him and is found there by her sister Judge Margaret Turner. Threatened with jail, Nugent agrees to date Susan until the crush abates. He counters Susan’s comic false sophistication by even more comic put-on teenage mannerisms, with a slapstick climax.
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