Curse of the Demon (1957)

“Where does imagination end and reality begin?” Henry Harrington (Maurce Denham) is a professor investigating a devil-worshipping cult, and the investigation has gotten him into a world of trouble. Dr. Julian Karswell (Niall MacGinnis), the leader of the cult, has put a curse on the professor. Though he begs for the curse to be reversed, Henry soon turns up dead. His aide approaches visiting American … Continue reading Curse of the Demon (1957)

Favorite things about… Gun Crazy (1950)

The favorite film: Gun Crazy, a 1950 film noir directed by Joseph H. Lewis The synopsis: Bart Tare meets the woman of his dreams, Annie, at a carnival when they engage in a sharp-shooting competition. Bart has always loved guns, and he’s happy to find a woman who loves them as much as he does. The two quickly fall in love and marry, but Annie … Continue reading Favorite things about… Gun Crazy (1950)

Always a Bride (1953)

Victor Hemsley (Ronald Squire) and his daughter, Clare (Peggy Cummins), are con artists. Posing as a married couple, the pair travels to high-class hotels and resorts in the French Riviera. While staying at each resort, they pull a stunt where Mr. Hemsley disappears, deserting his “wife” Clare and taking all of her savings with him. Feigning shock and dismay, Clare then uses the scenario to … Continue reading Always a Bride (1953)