Romantic comedy There Goes My Heart (1938) from Hal Roach Studios stars Fredric March and Virginia Bruce. Patsy Kelly in support with Alan Mowbray, Eugene Pallette, Claude Gillingwater. Directed by Norman Z. McLeod.
The Murder Man (1935) Starring Spencer Tracy
Reviewing Spencer Tracy’s first film on his MGM contract, The Murder Man, underrated by virtue of Tracy’s starring performance. Also starring Virginia Bruce, with Lionel Atwill and James Stewart in his feature film debut.
Downstairs (1932) Starring John Gilbert, From a Story by John Gilbert
Despite its poor reception in 1932, today Downstairs is often pointed to as John Gilbert’s best talkie and further evidence that his voice was not poor. A look at some key scenes with Virginia Bruce and Paul Lukas, plus just how bad of a guy was Gilbert’s Karl?
Winner Take All (1932) from Warner Archive’s Latest Wave of James Cagney
James Cagney stars as boxer Jimmy Kane in Winner Take All, a 1932 Warner Bros. release. This post takes a look at the Rocky II-like double knockdown from the film in order to revisit its inspiration, a real-life 1912 lightweight title fight. Also starring Marian Nixon and Virginia Bruce.
Colin Clive in 3 movies not named Frankenstein
Well, I bet you’ve seen at least two Colin Clive movies, haven’t you? I swear, when I was a kid bitten by the monster madness which was the first seed of my current love of classic movies Colin Clive was bigger to me than Gable, Cagney, or any other leading man of the period. C’mon, […]
Arsene Lupin Returns (1938) starring Melvyn Douglas, Virginia Bruce, Warren William
Brief notes are exactly that, just some stream of consciousness thoughts occurring during my most recent viewing of Arsene Lupin Returns.