Category Archives: 1940-1949

Black Hills (1947) Rated NR

 Two frontiersmen try to avenge a struggling rancher. Starring  Eddie Dean, White Cloud, and Roscoe Ates.  This film is a B Western made in the 40s. It doesn’t have much going for it, and it’s the last theatrical film that … Continue reading

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The Secret Garden (1949) Rated NR

A girl is sent to live with her uncle after her parents death, and there, she discovers family secrets and a secret garden. Based on the book by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Starring Margaret O’Brien, Herbert Marshall, and Dean Stockwell. This … Continue reading

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3 Godfathers (1948) Rated NR

Three outlaws run into a woman giving birth in the desert. The woman dies, leaving the care of her daughter to the three men. Starring John Wayne, Pedro Armendáriz, and Harry Carey Jr. This film is brilliant. It’s a character … Continue reading

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All the World’s a Stooge (1941) Rated NR

Three window washers are mistaken as dentists and run amok at a socialite’s home. Starring Curly Howard, Larry Fine, and Moe Howard. In this Three Stooges short, the stooges change into three different characters. They start as window washers, then … Continue reading

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Tulsa (1949) Rated NR

When a rancher dies during a feud with an oil company, his daughter decides to take over the business. Starring Susan Hayward, Robert Preston, and Pedro Armendariz. This film takes on the oil industry. We have big oil companies who … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre (1943) Rated NR

Orphaned Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester to care for his daughter. Based on the book by Charlotte Brontë.  Starring Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, and Margaret O’Brien. I rather enjoyed this version of Jane Eyre. It is not as … Continue reading

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The Outlaw (1943) Rated NR

Western legends Pat Garrett, Doc Holliday, and Billy the Kid play against each other and vie for the attention of a woman. Starring Jack Buetel, Jane Russell, and Thomas Mitchell. This film is most notable for turning Jane Russell into … Continue reading

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Santa Fe Trail (1940) Rated NR

In 1854, a group of graduates from West Point heads out to Kansas, where they’ll keep the peace, so the railroad construction continues onto Santa Fe. Starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, and Raymond Massey. The film is about the … Continue reading

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Valley of the Sun (1942) Rated NR

In 1868, an army scout is arrested for helping Native Americans against their white oppressors. Along the way, he meets a Café owner who is planning on marrying a crooked Native American agent unless he has something to say about … Continue reading

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