TMP Reads: Double Indemnity by James M. Cain

**WARNING: This post will contain some spoilers for both the novella Double Indemnity and its film adaptation. I'm sure most of you have at least seen the adaptation, but in the event that you haven't, or have seen the film but would like to keep the book shrouded in mystery, read with caution! Double Indemnity … Continue reading TMP Reads: Double Indemnity by James M. Cain

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Murder, He Says (1945)

Pete Marshall (Fred MacMurray) is an outsider in the small mountain town of Plainville. He's what's known as a "Trotter man" -- a surveyor of public opinion. He's replacing another Trotter, Hector Smedley, who disappeared after visiting the Fleagle family, a wily gang of mountain folk. He also wants to find out what happened to … Continue reading Murder, He Says (1945)

Carole Lombard Glamour Collection: The Princess Comes Across (1936)

Throughout the month I've been reviewing films from Carole Lombard - The Glamour Collection DVD set. This is the fifth of six films in the set.An American woman (Carole Lombard) masquerading as a Swedish princess with Hollywood hopes boards an ocean liner, fooling everyone on board into thinking that she's royalty. They all know her … Continue reading Carole Lombard Glamour Collection: The Princess Comes Across (1936)