Four Frightened People (1934)

The main reason I rented Cecil B. DeMille’s Four Frightened People was to get acquainted with Leo Carrillo’s filmography.  It doesn’t appear Latinos are very aware of classic Latino Hollywood history so I’d… Continue reading

Dark Victory (1939)

Dark Victory was released in 1939, considered Hollywood’s best year in filmaking.  This film is a hoot.  Bette Davis plays a dying socialite who has everything except her health.  She’s obviously the star… Continue reading

Dinner at Eight (1933)

I saw Dinner at Eight as a kid so I didn’t realize until adulthood that this is really a drama touching on such serious issues as class, aging, money, and alcoholism. The acting… Continue reading

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