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Nearly 2 months ago

Trio 1950

 Trio 1950 The Background Stuff: Trio (also known as W. Somerset Maugham’s Trio) is a 1950 British anthology film based on three short stories by W. Somerset Maugham: “The

Nearly 5 months ago

The 39 Steps 1935

The 39 Steps is a 1935 British thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll. Very loosely based on the 1915 adventure novel The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan, the

Nearly 5 months ago

Old Dark House 1932

The Old Dark House is a 1932 American pre-Code horror comedy film directed by James Whale and starring Boris Karloff. The film is based on the novel Benighted (1927) by J. B. Priestley. The supporting

Nearly 5 months ago

The Upturned Glass 1947

  The Upturned Glass is a 1947 British film noir psychological thriller directed by Lawrence Huntington and starring James Mason, Rosamund John and Pamela Kellino, about a leading brain surgeon who murders a woman he believes

Nearly 5 months ago

The Intruder 1962 aka I Hate Your Guts

The Intruder 1962 aka I Hate Your Guts The Background Stuff: The Intruder is a 1962 American film, directed by Roger Corman and starring William Shatner. It is

Nearly 6 months ago

Mr. Ace 1946

Mr. Ace 1946 The Background Stuff: Wealthy Congresswoman Margaret Wyndham Chase wants to run for governor of an unnamed state and needs the help

Nearly 6 months ago

Victim 1961

Victim 1961 The Plot: A successful barrister, Melville Farr (Dirk Bogarde) has a thriving London practice. He is on course to become a Queen’s

Nearly 6 months ago

Vice Squad 1953

Vice Squad 1953 The Plot: A married undertaker having an affair, Jack Hartrampf, is a reluctant eyewitness to the shooting of a Los Angeles

Nearly 8 months ago

Gambling With Souls 1936

Gambling With Souls 1936 The Plot: A young woman marries a hard-working student, but they are barely able to make ends meet. Looking for

Nearly 8 months ago

Woman on the Run 1950

Woman on the Run 1950 The Plot: As the film opens, a man, Frank Johnson (Ross Elliott), is walking his dog in the city