Destiny (1921)

A young couple is traveling through the country by carriage when they pick up a hitchhiker. The man is odd, dressed in all black and having a strange aura about him. They’re suspicious of him, but what they don’t know is that the stranger is none other than Death. Unfortunately for them, Death has no … More Destiny (1921)

FilmStruck Friday: While the City Sleeps (1956)

Welcome to this week’s edition of FilmStruck Friday! Every Friday here on TMP, with the exception of the first Friday of the month (which is reserved for “Favorite things about…”), we’ll be taking a look at a film available through the TCM and Criterion Collection streaming service. Today’s film comes from 1956 – While the … More FilmStruck Friday: While the City Sleeps (1956)

The Blue Gardenia (1953)

Casey Mayo (Richard Conte) is a columnist working on a story about Los Angeles telephone operators. Smarmy artist Harry Prebble (Raymond Burr) is also in the office, sketching pictures of the operators. Both men talk to Crystal Carpenter (Ann Sothern), a divorcée who lives with two co-workers, Norah (Anne Baxter) and Sally (Jeff Donnell). Prebble … More The Blue Gardenia (1953)