Monthly Archives: October 2020

Et Al. Oct20

Seven Keys To Baldpate (1929) Author William Halliwell Magee (Richard Dix) is challenged by his friend, Hal Bentley (Crauford Kent), to complete a 10,000 word story within 24 hours, midnight to midnight. When Magee accepts the bet, Bentley offers him … Continue reading

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Hercules (1958)

“From this day on you shall have to face all the ordeals reserved by your destiny with only your mortal strength. You may win your battles, or go down in defeat; kill others—or be killed…”   [Original title: Le Fatiche di … Continue reading

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The Unholy Night (1929)

“I am afraid he has taken his secret where the living will never trace it.” “Then, if the living fail us—we must call upon the dead!”   Director:  Lionel Barrymore Starring:  Roland Young, Claude Fleming, Ernest Torrence, Dorothy Sebastian, Natalie … Continue reading

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High Treason (1929)

“Secret forces are driving the great continents into war as surely as they did in 1914…”   Director:  Maurice Elvey Starring:  Benita Hume, Jameson Thomas, Humberston Wright, Basil Gill Screenplay:  L’Estrange Fawcett, based upon the play by Noel Pemberton Billing … Continue reading

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