A second look at pre-Code classic Three on a Match (1932) includes an appraisal of early Humphrey Bogart movies, contemporary reaction, and a checklist of stars. Plus Warren William.
Film historian Scott Allen Nollen answers questions about his latest book “The Making and Influence of I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang.” Interview covers the film, real-life influence Robert E. Burns, and Nollen’s new book.
Murder-mystery GIRL MISSING (1933) ignores its murder and telegraphs its mystery, but Glenda Farrell manages to carry the day anyway. An excellent pre-Code showcase for the actress. Good support from Guy Kibbee, Helen Ware, and Ferdinand Gottschalk.
Eleven questions for film historian Scott Allen Nollen about his latest book, Glenda Farrell: Hollywood’s Hardboiled Dame. Discover so much more to Glenda than Torchy Blane.
Edward G. Robinson stars as a flawed yet likeable gambler who takes a shine to a champion greyhound in Dark Hazard, a 1934 pre-Code release from First National.
Looking at Snowed Under, a 1936 Warner Bros. farce directed by Ray Enright and starring George Brent, Genevieve Tobin, Glenda Farrell, Frank McHugh, Patricia Ellis and John Eldredge. With a focus on “Lawrence Saunders,” who wrote the original story that was serialized in Liberty magazine.
An appreciation of Glenda Farrell’s 1930s Hollywood characterizations, especially Torchy Blane, combined with a complete biography of Farrell.
Picto-Sked collects period newspaper advertisements for each of the 17 movies that TCM airs on August 29, 2013 during their Summer Under the Stars tribute to Glenda Farrell.
A review of the Depression era pre-code classic Three on a Match starring Ann Dvorak and a host of familiar faces including young Bette Davis and Humphrey Bogart. Illustrated with movie collectibles.