Background and action in Paramount’s Remember the Night (1940), directed by Michell Leisen from a screenplay by Preston Sturges, featuring a budding romance between Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray during the Christmas season. With special attention given to character actor Willard Robertson, whose loquacious lawyer steals the show out of the gates. Lengthy article, over 5,000 words, that first appeared in Classic Movie Monthly #4.
Lightning Review: Registered Nurse (1934) Starring Bebe Daniels, Lyle Talbot
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.
The Good Fairy (1935) Starring Margaret Sullavan and Herbert Marshall
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.
Vivacious Lady (1938) Starring Ginger Rogers and James Stewart
RKO’s Vivacious Lady doesn’t have much of a story, but Ginger Rogers and James Stewart are in love, so who cares? A look at the comedy classic directed by George Stevens for the James Stewart Blogathon.
The Southerner (1945) starring Zachary Scott and Betty Field
A look at Jean Renoir’s The Southerner (1945) starring Zachary Scott as head of a dirt-poor family fighting to have their own farm. Also starring Betty Field.
The Invisible Ray (1936) starring Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi
Brief notes are exactly that, just some stream of consciousness thoughts occurring during my most recent viewing of The Invisible Ray with Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff.