Berekeley Square (1933) Review, with Leslie Howard and Heather Angel

Peter Standish Leslie Howard Helen Pettigrew Heather Angel Major Clinton Alan Mowbray Released by Fox Film | Directed by Frank Lloyd Proof That It’s Pre-Code Look, a guy travels through time to bone his great something-or-other’s cousin. It raises questions, certainly. Berkeley Square: Romance Through the Ages “Time– real time– Read more…

The Barretts of Wimpole Steet 1934 Shearer March Laughton

The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934) Review, with Norma Shearer, Fredric March, and Charles Laughton

Elizabeth Barrett Norma Shearer Robert Browning Fredric March Edward Moulton-Barrett Charles Laughton Released by MGM | Directed By Sidney Franklin Proof That It’s Pre-Code-ish Aspects of the incestuous feelings Edward Barrett felt towards his daughter Elizabeth are present, though diminished from what was portrayed in the original stage play. However, Read more…

Dames (1934)

Dames (1934) Review, with Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler, and Dick Powell

Mabel Joan Blondell Barbara Hemmingway Ruby Keeler Jimmy Higgins Dick Powell Mathilda Hemmingway Zasu Pitts Horace P. Hemmingway Guy Kibbee Ezra Ounce Hugh Herbert Released by Warner Brothers | Directed By Ray Enright and Busby Berkeley Proof That It’s Pre-Code-ish Leading romantic couple Barbara and Jimmy are 13th cousins, or Read more…

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