Albert Finney was one of the greats. He will be missed.
Double Indemnity, 1944 Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Edward G. Robinson Written by Billy Wilder & Raymond Chandler ( screenplay) from the novel by James M. Cain Directed by Billy Wilder
Crime Stories and Noir. Let’s get the Bogarting out of the way. The Big Sleep, 1946 Howard Hawks directed, based on the novel by Raymond Chandler, which I’ve read and enjoyed. The running time on this one is just under two hours. It’s plot heavy, and it is […]
The other day I was watching a clip from a Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers vehicle… …Top Hat, 1935. I don’t know how old I was when I first watched one of these extravaganzas. When I was in my teens here in the valley, there really wasn’t […]