Monthly Archives: June 2013

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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Paging Art Fern! Carson and Classic Hollywood Together Again on TCM

From 1962 until his retirement in 1992, Johnny Carson ruled the late night airwaves with wit, grace, and the occasional feathered turban. He wasn’t the first emcee of NBC’s The Tonight Show, nor the last, but he is universally considered … Continue reading

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Screening Report: DUDDY KRAVITZ (1974) – Restored And Ready for a Comeback?

Like the lead character in his most critically acclaimed film, 82-year-old director Ted Kotcheff still has chutzpah aplenty. “I said to the producer, ‘If we don’t get a great Duddy Kravitz I’m not making this film!’” Kotcheff told the audience … Continue reading

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