It is Venice, 1900, and Fenella is engaged to composer Caryl Dubrok until she hears that an unmarried woman Read More »
Tag Archives: Peter Godfrey
Jean Harper, a Pomona school teacher on vacation, is taking a bus tour through Mexico. Read More »
Mary Hagen lives in a small town in Ohio and goes to Jordon Junior College. Read More »
Rich, nerdish Tommy Van Steel seldom leaves his home gadget workshop, but somehow has become engaged to socialite Ellen Cromwell, who treats him badly. Read More »
Near the end of WW II, a member of the German underground (Martin Richter) escapes from the Gestapo and takes shelter at Hotel Berlin Read More »
Walter and Vivian live in the country and have a difficult time keeping servants. Walter hires an private detective who has been fired for arresting the District Attorney. Read More »
Shiftless playboy Tom Collier lives to jump from party to party–until he meets photographer Christie Sage. Read More »
The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt (1939) Peter Godfrey, Warren William, Ida Lupino, Rita Hayworth, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
A group of “spies” is after the plans for an anti-aircraft gun, and the leader uses the opportunity to embroil the Lone Wolf in the plot. Read More »
Christmas in Connecticut (1945) Peter Godfrey, Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, Sydney Greenstreet, Comedy, Romance
Journalist Elizabeth Lane is one of the country’s most famous food writers. In her columns, she describes herself as a hard working farm woman Read More »
He’s a Cockeyed Wonder (1950) Peter Godfrey, Mickey Rooney, Terry Moore, William Demarest, Comedy, Crime
Freddie Frisby is informed by Bob Sears that he can’t marry Bob’s daughter, Judy, as he is only a fumbling failure as an orange picker, and Judy can do better. Read More »
Seton Mansley aka Alfred Crane narrates–and steals the show–as a Florida retiree who intercedes to patch up problems between Kathleen Brown and Johnny Kerrigan.
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The Woman in White (1948) Peter Godfrey, Alexis Smith, Eleanor Parker, Sydney Greenstreet, Drama, Mystery, Romance
A young painter stumbles upon an assortment of odd characters at an English estate where he has been hired to give art lessons to beautiful Laura Fairlie. Among them are Anne Catherick, a strange young woman dressed in white whom he meets in the forest and who bears a striking resemblance to Laura; cunning Count Fosco, who hopes to obtain an inheritance for nobleman Sir Percival Glyde, whom he plans to have Laura marry; Mr. Fairlie, a hypochondriac who can’t stand to have anyone make the slightest noise; and eccentric Countess Fosco who has her own dark secret. The artist also finds himself drawn to Marion Halcomb, a distant relation to Laura whom the Count also has plans for.
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Cry Wolf (1947) Peter Godfrey, Errol Flynn, Barbara Stanwyck, Geraldine Brooks, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Sandra Demarest arrives at the Caldwell estate, and announces to Mark Caldwell that she was secretly married to his nephew James, who recently died. Mark does not believe her, but allows her to remain at the manor while a search is made for a missing will that would prove her claim. Sandra befriends James’ sister, Julie, who tells of strange noises and agonized screams from the laboratory wing of the estate. Between verbal duels with Mark, Sandra secretly investigates the lab and learns that ominous things really are happening.
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Struggling artist Geoffrey Carroll meets Sally whilst on holiday in the country. A romance develops but he doesn’t tell her he’s already married. Suffering from mental illness, Geoffreyy returns home where he paints an impression of his wife as the angel of death and then promptly poisons her. He marries Sally but after a while he finds a strange urge to paint her as the angel of death too and history seems about to repeat itself.
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