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Lightning Review: Dr. Cyclops (1940) Starring Albert Dekker

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Brief look at Dr. Cyclops (1940) a sci-fi/horror blend from Paramount. Plays like ’50s science fiction, but a little slow in doing so. Albert Dekker stars.

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Lightning Review: Registered Nurse (1934) Starring Bebe Daniels, Lyle Talbot

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Brief look at Registered Nurse (1934) a pre-Code hospital drama from Warner Bros.-First National. Directed by Robert Florey. Starring Bebe Daniels, Lyle Talbot, and a host of familiar supporting players.

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Lightning Review: Advice to the Lovelorn (1933) Starring Lee Tracy, Sally Blane

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Brief look at 20th Century Pictures pre-Code production Advice to the Lovelorn. Lee Tracy stars as lonely hearts columnist in fast-paced comedy that turns tragic for a few awkward moments. With Sally Blane, Paul Harvey, Sterling Holloway, C. Henry Gordon. Directed by Alfred Werker.

The Good Fairy (1935) Starring Margaret Sullavan and Herbert Marshall

Margaret Sullavan in The Good Fairy

Margaret Sullavan stars as innocent orphan who plays good fairy. Frank Morgan pursues, Reginald Owen protects, and Herbert Marshall falls in love in The Good Fairy (1935), a Universal film directed by William Wyler from a screenplay by Preston Sturges.

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Lightning Review: Curtain Call (1940) Starring Barbara Read, Alan Mowbray

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Brief look at RKO “B” movie CURTAIN CALL. Naive playwright set loose in New York when producers use her terrible play with hopes of taming their only star. Stars Barbara Read, Alan Mowbray, Helen Vinson. Directed by Frank Woodruff.