Cowboy Dan Somers (John Wayne) and oilman Jim “Hunk” Gardner (Albert Dekker) compete for oil lease rights on Indian land in Oklahoma, as well as for the favors of schoolteacher Cathy Allen ( Martha Scott). An all-around well done movie, with equal parts comedy, romance, and old time western action. One of “The Duke’s” best.
Scott Warrington and his hired detective, Larry Adams, arrive at an old mansion in the middle of a Louisiana swamp to meet his brother-in-law, Dr. Max von Altermann shortly after the death of Scott’s sister, Lila. Von Altermann, a Nazi who has been creating zombies for the armies of the Third Reich, has turned the […]
Spies discover that the Red Chinese have built a “doomsday machine” capable of destroying the surface of the Earth, and that they plan to use it within a matter of days. Meanwhile, Project Astra, a manned U.S. space mission to Venus, is in its final hours before launch when it is taken over by the […]
Superman vs. Japanese spies hijacking a new super-bomber.
A cruise to Nome, Alaska, starts with some cruise-ship jokes: the ship pulls out of the harbor like a car, raising anchor also raises the front of the boat, the ship follows the coast by curving around it. On arrival, we see some local scenes: A penguin eats two fish, then is eaten by the […]
To make money, a Los Angeles street-fighter goes to work for gangsters.
A man in a gleaming white suit comes to a small Southern town on the eve of integration. He calls himself a social reformer. But what he does is stir up trouble–trouble he soon finds he can’t control. This movie can be hard to watch sometimes with all the blatant (intentional) racism.
An East Side Kids movie where one of them dreams of becoming a jockey and gets an unlikely chance from a poor old man. He wants to be a jockey, yet he’s afraid of speed and is overweight. How does he fix his problem? This movie has something that, although is pretty (unfortunately) common in […]
A woman seeking help from detective James Wong is killed (Like the two other movies so far, people need to stay away from Mr. Wong!) with a poison dart before she has a chance to explain anything to Mr. Wong. As she dies she has just enough time to scribble “Captain J”