A somewhat bizarre gem released by MGM in 1936 The Devil Is a Sissy features Freddie Bartholomew, Jackie Cooper and Mickey Rooney hitting their teens and finding trouble on the East Side.
Edward G. Robinson stars as the entrepreneur behind A Dispatch from Reuters (1940), a Warner Brothers’ biopic whose message is progress and knowledge through a smaller world. Plus a look at the real Reuter compared to the Edward G. Robinson character of the movie.
A brief look at Red Light (1949), a Roy Del Ruth Production starring George Raft, Virginia Mayo, and a very nasty Raymond Burr.
Is there a more brutal film from this period than Warner Brothers’ The Sea Wolf? Adapted by Robert Rossen from Jack London’s original story, directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Edward G. Robinson, John Garfield, Ida Lupino and Alexander Knox.