Short – “Just Around the Corner” (1933) Review, with Warren William, Joan Blondell, Dick Powell, and Bette Davis

Mr. Sears Warren William Mrs. Graham Joan Blondell Ginger Bette Davis Jerry Dick Powell Mrs. Sears Ruth Donnelly Tim Preston Foster Released by Warner Bros.…

Book Review – “Warren William: Magnificent Scoundrel of Pre-Code Hollywood” by John Stangeland

The Warren William experiment was deemed a success, although the new name was not without its own problems. The inevitable consequence fo the last name…

Book Review – “Dangerous Men: Pre-Code Hollywood and The Birth of the Modern Man” by Mick LaSalle

So why go back to the movies of the pre-Code era? What’s the point of discovering and watching these films all these years later? The…

Imitation of Life (1934) Review, with Claudette Colbert, Louise Beavers, and Warren William

Beatrice Pullman Claudette Colbert Delilah Johnson Louise Beavers Stephen Archer Warren William Peola Johnson Fredi Washington Jessie Pullman Rochelle Hudson Elmer Smith Ned Sparks Released…

Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933) Review, with Joan Blondell, Warren William, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell, Guy Kibbee, and Aline MacMahon

Carol Joan Blondell Lawrence Warren William Trixie Aline MacMahon Polly Ruby Keeler Brad Dick Powell Peabody Guy Kibbee Barney Ned Sparks Fay Ginger Rogers Singer…

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