Category Archives: 1940-1949

Air Force (1943) Rated NR

The crew of a bomber arrives at Pearl Harbor after the attack on December 7th and is then sent to Manila. Starring John Ridgely, Gig Young, and Arthur Kennedy. This is a brilliant film that follows the bomber, Mary Ann, … Continue reading

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The Magnificent Ambersons (1942) Rated NR

A spoiled heir to a fortune comes between his mother and the man she loves. Based on the book by Booth Tarkington. Starring Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, and Anne Baxter. I’m a little surprised that everyone hypes this film up … Continue reading

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Christmas in Connecticut (1945) Rated NR

A food writer who passes herself off as the perfect housewife must cover her deception when her boss and a war hero invite themselves over for Christmas. Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, and Sydney Greenstreet. This is a wonderful Christmas … Continue reading

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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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