Category Archives: Science in the Reel World

The Man Upstairs (1958)

Director:  Don Chaffey Starring: Richard Attenborough, Bernard Lee, Donald Houston, Dorothy Alison, Kenneth Griffith, Patricia Jessel, Virginia Maskell, Walter Hudd, Charles Houston, Maureen Connell, Amy Dalby, Alfred Burke, Patrick Jordan Screenplay:  Alun Falconer, Robert Dunbar and Don Chaffey, based upon … Continue reading

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Seven Days To Noon (1950)

[Also known as: Ultimatum] Director:  John Boulting and Roy Boulting Starring:  Barry Jones, André Morell, Olive Sloane, Joan Hickson, Hugh Cross, Sheila Manahan, Ronald Adam, Joan Hickson, Wyndham Goldie, Marie Ney Screenplay:  Frank Harvey and Roy Boulting, based upon a … Continue reading

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Knute Rockne All American (1940)

  Director:  Lloyd Bacon and William K. Howard (uncredited) Starring:  Pat O’Brien, Gale Page, Donald Crisp, Ronald Reagan, Albert Bassermann, Owen Davis Jr, John Qualen, John Sheffield Screenplay:  Robert Buckner       While we’re accustomed to Warner Bros. films … Continue reading

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The Big Shakedown (1934)

  Director:  John Francis Dillon Starring:  Charles Farrell, Ricardo Cortez, Bette Davis, Allen Jenkins, Henry O’Neill, Glenda Farrell Screenplay:  Niven Busch and Rian James, based upon a story by Niven Busch and Samuel G. Engel       In the … Continue reading

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College Coach (1933)

  Director:  William A. Wellman Starring:  Pat O’Brien, Dick Powell, Lyle Talbot, Ann Dvorak, Hugh Herbert, Arthur Byron, Donald Meek, Arthur Hohl, Guinn Williams, Nat Pendleton, Ward Bond, Joe Sauers (Joe Sawyer), John Wayne Screenplay:  Niven Busch and Manuel Seff … Continue reading

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A New Leaf (1971)

  Director:  Elaine May Starring:  Walter Matthau, Elaine May, Jack Weston, George Rose, Doris Roberts, James Coco, William Redfield Screenplay:  Elaine May, based upon a story by Jack Ritchie     A New Leaf follows the travails of aging playboy … Continue reading

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Without Love (1945)

  Director:  Harold S. Bucquet Starring:  Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Keenan Wynn, Lucille Ball, Carl Esmond, Felix Bressart, Patricia Morison, Gloria Grahame Screenplay:  Donald Ogden Stewart, based upon the play by Philip Barry       Without Love was the … Continue reading

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Mystery Street (1950)

  Director:  John Sturges Starring:  Ricardo Montalban, Bruce Bennett, Sally Forrest, Elsa Lanchester, Marshall Thompson, Edmon Ryan, Jan Sterling, Wally Maher, Jackie Elcott Screenplay:  Richard Brooks and Sydney Boehm, based upon a story by Leonard Spigelgass     While never, … Continue reading

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Kid Glove Killer (1942)

  Director:  Fred Zinnemann Starring:  Van Heflin, Marsha Hunt, Lee Bowman, Samuel S. Hinds, Cliff Clark, Eddie Quillan, John Litel, Nella Walker, Catherine Lewis Screenplay:  John C. Higgins and Allen Rivkin       Stories built around the role of … Continue reading

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Powder Town (1942)

  Director:  Rowland V. Lee Starring:  Edmond O’Brien, Victor McLaglen, June Havoc, Dorothy Lovett, Roy Gordon, Damian O’Flynn, Marten Lamont, Mary Gordon, Eddie Foy Jr, Selmer Jackson Screenplay:  David Boehm, Grace Norton (uncredited) and John Twist (uncredited), based upon a … Continue reading

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