The Opposite Sex (1956)

In Manhattan’s high society, the salon is the place to go for a makeover… and for a heaping spoonful of gossip. Sylvia Fowler (Dolores Gray) is getting a manicure one afternoon when her manicurist, Olga (Alice Pearce), tells her that Steven Hilliard (Leslie Nielsen) is having an affair with a chorus girl named Crystal Allen (Joan Collins). Sylvia is friends with Steven’s wife, Kay (June Allyson), … Continue reading The Opposite Sex (1956)

The Girl in White (1952)

Emily Dunning (June Allyson) is a woman on a mission. She’s decided to become a doctor after witnessing the work of Dr. Marie Yeomans, one of very few female doctors in New York. Emily herself was once skeptical of the skills of female doctors, until Dr. Yeomans successfully delivered Emily’s younger brother when no other doctor was available. Dr. Yeomans warns Emily that women in … Continue reading The Girl in White (1952)

The Reformer and the Redhead (1950)

Commodore John Balwind Parker (Ray Collins) is a corrupt political boss and famed trophy hunter. After his latest safari hunting trip, he returns to Oakport, California and announces that he and his neice Lily (Kathleen Freeman) will display the heads of their kills at the city zoo. Dr. Kevin Maguire (Cecil Kellaway), superintendent of the zoo, disapproves of the Commodore’s actions. He is ardently opposed … Continue reading The Reformer and the Redhead (1950)

Right Cross (1950)

Pat O’Malley (June Allyson) is a second-generation fight promoter, taking the reigns from her father Sean (Lionel Barrymore). He was once the best promoter in the biz but has suffered some health complications, leaving his daughter to take over much of his work. Along with the work, Pat has also found a bit of romance in the boxing world, striking up a relationship with her … Continue reading Right Cross (1950)

You Can’t Run Away From It (1956)

Ellie Andrews (June Allyson) is the daughter of a wealthy Texas cattleman, A. A. Andrews (Charles Bickford).When Ellie goes against her father’s wishes by marrying the gold-digging Ballarino (Jacques Scott), Mr. Andrews goes to great lengths to secure an annulment, hatching a plot to have his own daughter kidnapped. Trapped on her dad’s yacht but unwilling to comply with his annulment scheme, Ellie takes a dive overboard and … Continue reading You Can’t Run Away From It (1956)

Two Sisters from Boston (1946)

Abigail (Kathryn Grayson) and Martha Chandler (June Allyson) are Two Sisters from Boston. They come from a very stuffy, high-society family, where their uncle is running for political office and they care a whole lot about their reputations. Abigail has moved from Boston to New York, where she works in a burlesque show. But when rumors start flying about her job back home and her … Continue reading Two Sisters from Boston (1946)

Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945)

Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945) is a pleasant romantic comedy. Hedy Lamarr gets star billing as Princess Veronica, a European royal who has fallen for a common American reporter named Paul (Warner Anderson). She travels to New York City, hoping to find Paul again. Instead, she meets a sweet bellhop named Jimmy (Robert Walker) at the hotel where she’s staying. He mistakes her for … Continue reading Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945)

Executive Suite (1954)

Executive Suite (1954): 4/5 “It is always up there, close to the clouds, on the topmost floors of the sky-reaching towers of big business. And because it is high in the sky, you may think that those who work there are somehow above and beyond the tensions and temptations of the lower floors. This is to say that it isn’t so,” proclaims famed broadcaster Edward … Continue reading Executive Suite (1954)