HORROR HALF WEEK, Day 2: The Black Raven (1943)

Welcome to Day 2 of Horror Half-Week! Today we take a look at a dark and stormy mystery. Previous post from this year’s spooky celebration: Day 1, The Devil’s Hand It is a dark and stormy night near the Canadian border. With all of the bridges in the area washed out, leaving no way to cross the border, several travelers seek refuge at The Black … Continue reading HORROR HALF WEEK, Day 2: The Black Raven (1943)

Mill Creek Musings: Sunny (1941)

Sunny Sullivan (Anna Neagle) is a lovely lady who makes her living performing in the circus, crafting exciting song-and-dance numbers for the audience. Sunny meets and falls in love with Larry Warren (John Carroll), the heir to a very successful automobile  company run by his very wealthy family. Sunny is worried that her boyfriend’s family will not approve of her if she lets them know … Continue reading Mill Creek Musings: Sunny (1941)

Mill Creek Musings: Breakfast in Hollywood (1946)

In the 1940s, Tom Breneman was one of the kings of radio. His morning show, best known as “Breakfast in Hollywood” though it changed titles a few times, was a hit and ran on three different networks nationwide. The set-up of the show was spontaneous, involving famous guest stars (even Orson Welles appeared) and lively audience participation. In 1945, at the peak of the show’s … Continue reading Mill Creek Musings: Breakfast in Hollywood (1946)