Tag Archives: Pre-Code

Friday on the Couch with Will

One of the great things about being freelance, unmarried, and childless is, I can pretty much do whatever I want, whenever I want. For example, if I choose to stay home on a Friday and watch movies all day long … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Watch NIGHT NURSE (1931)

Tough broads, bootleggers, drug-abusing doctors, debauched rich people, and Barbara Stanwyck – William A. Wellman’s NIGHT NURSE (1931) has everything I love about Pre-Code movies. Stanwyck is Lora Hart, a determined young nursing student in a busy metropolitan hospital in this lurid melodrama, released by … Continue reading

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WOMEN IN BONDAGE (1943) from Warner Archive: Hitler Wants Your Baby!

If Lifetime had made movies during World War II, they might have resembled WOMEN IN BONDAGE (1943), a heavy-handed hybrid of soap opera, war movie, and women-in-prison picture from Poverty Row powerhouse Monogram. This rarely seen programmer recently made its … Continue reading

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