Mill Creek Musings: The Duke is Tops (1938)

Ethel Andrews (Lena Horne) is a talented singer. She has long collaborated with producer Duke Davis (Ralph Cooper), who is also her manager and  beau. Their current show is called “Sepia Scandals,” and at the latest performance, Ethel catches the eye of a couple of big-time show people from New York City. It’s an exciting … More Mill Creek Musings: The Duke is Tops (1938)

Mill Creek Musings: Check and Double Check (1930)

Appearing in Mill Creek’s 50 Classic Musicals set, Check and Double Check is described as “the first and only appearance of the radio stars Amos ‘n’ Andy reprising their roles on the big screen” in the set’s accompanying booklet. (This isn’t exactly true. Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll would appear briefly as Amos and Andy … More Mill Creek Musings: Check and Double Check (1930)

Mill Creek Musings: The White Orchid (1954)

Robert Burton (William Lundigan) is an archaeologist working to find remains of the Toltec civilization in southern Mexico. He sends for a photographer to accompany him on his mission, and is disappointed to find that the photographer sent to him is a young woman named Kathryn (Peggie Castle). Robert doesn’t think she can get the … More Mill Creek Musings: The White Orchid (1954)