A Man Betrayed (1941)

Johnny Smith is a Spring Valley basketball player who is celebrating his latest win at Club Inferno in Temple City. A few hours later, he is shot dead outside of the club. Luckily for club owner T. Amato (Alexander Granach), his pal Tom Cameron (Edward Ellis), a political boss in the city, pulls some strings and has Johnny’s death officially declared a suicide to avoid … Continue reading A Man Betrayed (1941)

Without Reservations (1946)

Mark Winston may very well be the most popular man in America. He’s a famous pilot, with a handsome face and good values. Millions of women have fallen for him. There’s just one catch: he’s fictional! Novelist Kit Madden (Claudette Colbert) has written a best-selling book called Here is Tomorrow, under the name of Christopher Madden. Mark Winston is the main character. Kit is headed to … Continue reading Without Reservations (1946)

TCM’s Summer Under the Stars – TMP’s recommended viewing, from John Wayne to Sidney Poitier

Throughout the month of August, I’ll be sharing recommended films from TCM’s Summer Under the Stars programming every Tuesday. It isn’t August just yet, but I wanted to get a list up that included the first week of the month. Feel free to share your own recommendations for me in the comments below, as they’re running a ton of films I haven’t seen this year! … Continue reading TCM’s Summer Under the Stars – TMP’s recommended viewing, from John Wayne to Sidney Poitier