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Classic Film Reviews
Classic Film Reviews

Classic Film Reviews

Join me in my love of classic cinema, focusing on the 1930s through 1960s.


Nobody Lives Forever (1946)

13 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Buster Crabbe

Starring: John Garfield, Geraldine Fitzgerald, George Tobias, Faye Emerson Director: Jean Negulesco (France) Genre: Drama, Romance Availability: Movies! TV Network   Watch Quality   A This TV version is crisp and high quality, with only the commercia...

House of Mystery (1934)

8 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Buster Crabbe

Starring: Clay Clement, Verna Hillie, Joyzelle Joyner, John Sheehan Director: William Nigh (US) Genre: Mystery, Horror, Comedy Availability: YouTube   Watch Quality   C This version was from a later TV broadcast.  The video is grainy with a few minor...

War of the Satellites (1958)

7 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Buster Crabbe

Starring: Dick Miller, Susan Cabot, Richard Devon Director: Roger Corman (US) Genre: Science Fiction Availability: YouTube   Watch Quality   B+ The audio quality is very good.  The video quality is acceptable, although you may notice some pixelation...

Destination Murder (1950)

6 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Buster Crabbe

Starring: Joyce Mackenzie, Stanley Clements, Hurd Hatfield Director: Edward Cahn (US) Genre: Drama Availability: Movies! TV Network   Watch Quality   A The version on cable has clear video and audio.   Plot Summary A small-time criminal executes a mu...

Crime Wave (1953)

29 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Buster Crabbe

Starring: Gene Nelson, Sterling Hayden, Phyllis Kirk, Charles Bronson Director: Andre De Toth (Hungary) Genre: Drama Availability: Movies! TV Network   Watch Quality   A This version is very high quality and looks good on an HD TV.   Plot Summary Aft...

Possessed (1947)

22 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Buster Crabbe

Starring: Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, Raymond Massey, Geraldine Brooks Director: Curtis Bernhardt (Germany/US) Genre: Drama, Psychological Thriller Availability: Movies! TV Network   Watch Quality   A+ The black and white version is of impeccable qual...

This Island Earth (1955)

15 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Buster Crabbe

Starring: Rex Reason, Faith Domergue, Jeff Morrow Director: Joseph Newman (US) Genre: Sci Fi, Mystery Availability: YouTube   Watch Quality   A+ This is a flawless color version of the film with no issues, free to view on YouTube.   Plot Summary Alie...

Dangerous (1935)

9 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Buster Crabbe

Starring: Bette Davis, Franchot Tone, Margaret Lindsay, Dick Foran Director: Alfred Green (US) Genre: Drama Availability: Movies! TV Network   Watch Quality   A- This cable version has excellent video quality, but the audio is a bit fuzzy.   Plot Sum...

Marked Woman (1937)

8 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Buster Crabbe

Starring: Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Jane Bryan, Eduardo Ciannelli Director: Lloyd Bacon (US) Genre: Drama, Film-Noir Availability: Movies! TV Network   Watch Quality   A Since this is on cable, the quality is excellent.   Plot Summary A group of...

Crossfire (1947)

25 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Buster Crabbe

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Robert Young, Robert Ryan, Gloria Grahame Director: Edward Dmytryk (US) Genre: Mystery, Drama Availability: Movies! TV Network   Watch Quality   A- Since the film was on cable, I'm sure they used the best available copy.  Th...