Broadway Thru a Keyhole (1933) Review, with Constance Cummings, Paul Kelly, and Russ Columbo

Joan Constance Cummings Frank Paul Kelly Clark Russ Columbo Sybil Smith Blossom Seeley Hugh O’Connell Chuck Haskins Tex Kaley Texas Guinan Released by 20th Century Pictures | Directed by Lowell Sherman Run time: 91 minutes Proof That It’s a Pre-Code Film One character, Sybil, is a former burlesque queen, and Read more…

Roar of the Dragon (1932) Review, with Richard Dix, Gwili Andre, and Edward Everett Horton

Captain Carson Richard Dix Natascha Gwili Andre Busby Edward Everett Horton Arline Judge Hortense O’Dare Gabby Zasu Pitts Voronsky C. Henry Gordon Released by RKO | Directed by Wesley Ruggles Run time: 70 minutes Proof That It’s a Pre-Code Film We’re introduced to the film’s villain as he seers closed Read more…

Strange Love of Molly Louvain pre-code hollywood Ann Dvorak Lee Tracy

The Strange Love of Molly Louvain (1932) Review, with Ann Dvorak and Lee Tracy

Molly Louvain Ann Dvorak Scotty Cornell Lee Tracy Nicky Grant Leslie Fenton Jimmy Hook Richard Cromwell Captain Slade Charles Middleton Pops Guy Kibbee Released by Warner Brothers/First National | Directed By Michael Curtiz Proof That It’s Pre-Code Molly Louvain gets pregnant out of wedlock and has a child. Molly Louvain Read more…

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