Mill Creek Musings: The Admiral Was a Lady (1950)

Jimmy (Edmund O’Brien), Eddie (Johnny Sands), Mike (Steve Brodie) and Ollie (Richard Erdman) are Army vets who live as members of the “52-20 club,” surviving on $20-per-week unemployment benefits afforded them as they re-adjust to civilian life after the war. At the unemployment office one day, the men meet Jean Madison (Wanda Hendrix), an ex-WAVE who is also scrimping by on $20 a week. Jimmy … Continue reading Mill Creek Musings: The Admiral Was a Lady (1950)

Mill Creek Musings: Three Husbands (1950)

Maxwell Bard (Emlyn Williams), an Englishman who had been living in California, has died of a heart attack. Upon arrival in heaven, he’s greeted by an angel and told that he can have one wish granted before he ascends into paradise. Max uses his one wish to spy on some of his old friends. Before he died, Max wrote letters to three men: Arthur Evans … Continue reading Mill Creek Musings: Three Husbands (1950)

Mill Creek Musings: Behave Yourself! (1951)

Bill Denny’s (Farley Granger) life isn’t as wonderful as it could be. He’s been happily married for two years, but he’s living with his grumpy, critical mother-in-law (Margalo Gillmore) while trying to jump-start his career as an accountant. Bill and his wife, Kate (Shelley Winters), love each other… but they’ve encountered their share of troubles since they wed. In celebration of his second wedding anniversary, … Continue reading Mill Creek Musings: Behave Yourself! (1951)