Category Archives: Films

Material about specific films.

Small Town Girl, 1936, Is Playing on TCM on June 6 (USA)

Small Town Girl, 1936, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Monday, June 6 at 12 noon For most of her career Janet Gaynor did nothing but play small town girls, the best known being Esther Blodgett. But I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Broadway Melody of 1938, 1937, Is Playing on TCM on June 3 (USA)

Broadway Melody of 1938, 1937, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Friday, June3 at 3 p.m. est   The film cost $1,588,000 and made a profit of $271,000 or $4,609,188.57 in today’s money.  Broadway Melody of 1938 is one of those … Continue reading

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The Secret Land, 1948, Is Playing on TCM on June 1

The Secret Land, 1948, is Playing on Turner Classic Movies on Weddnesday, June 1 at 3:30 a.m. Land, 1948, is a documentary about Admiral Richard Byrd and his explorations of the Antartic.  It is narrated by Cmdr. Robert Montgomery USNR, … Continue reading

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Bataan, 1943, Is Playing on TCM on May 30 (USA)

Bataan (1943) is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Monday, May 30 at 11:15 p.m. est. This is an extremely intense picture, made when nobody knew for sure how the war (World War II) would end. Well worth watching. This … Continue reading

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High Wall, 1947, Is Playing on Friday, May 20 On TCM (USA)

High Wall, 1947, is playing on Turner Classic Movies on Friday, at 1.15 p.m. est. I highly recommend this film.  Robert Taylor is playing totally against type as an injured war veteran who has a haematoma on his brain that … Continue reading

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