Badman’s Territory (1946)

Just north of Texas, sandwiched between New Mexico and Oklahoma, lies an unclaimed territory known as “Badman’s Territory.” The place has become a refuge for outlaws, train robbers, and all manner of unsavory character. Quinto is the unofficial capital of the territory, with its saloons and stores, made prosperous by the stolen wealth of the criminal populous. It even has its own newspaper, The Quinto … Continue reading Badman’s Territory (1946)

On Your Toes (1939)

After spending over fifteen years performing in a vaudeville act called “The Dancing Dolans” with his parents, Junior (Eddie Albert) has decided to strike out on his own and become a composer. He soon meets Ivan Boultonoff (Leonid Kinsky), a composer who takes an immediate liking to him and offers to work with him. Ivan has been composing ballets for Sergei Alexandrovitch (Alan Hale) and … Continue reading On Your Toes (1939)

Angels Over Broadway (1940)

Bill O’Brien (Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.) is a hustler, visiting a nightclub in search of his next victim. He sees Charles Engle (John Qualen), an embezzler in a sad state. Engle is sure that suicide is his only way out of his problems. He has until 6 o’clock the next morning to repay the money he has embezzled, or face grave consequences. O’Brien, of course, knows … Continue reading Angels Over Broadway (1940)

No Time for Comedy (1940)

Linda Paige (Rosalind Russell) is a very successful star of the stage, but her latest play has hit a few speed bumps. It needs some rewriting, and the writer — the naive, up-and-coming Gaylord Esterbrook (James Stewart) — has been called in to the city from his tiny hometown of Redfield, Minnesota to do the job. Producer Richard Benson (Clarence Kolb) ultimately decides to pull … Continue reading No Time for Comedy (1940)

We Were Strangers (1949)

Manolo Valdes (Tito Renaldo) is an outspoken opponent of President Machado’s regime in Cuba and is working to bring revolution to his country by passing out literature to spread his message. One day, he and his fellow revolution-wanting students are caught distributing the leaflets and chased by the corrupt police. Manolo manages to evade capture and goes into hiding out of fear, but is soon … Continue reading We Were Strangers (1949)