The Racket (1951)

“Born with an alibi in your mouth, huh? Nick Scanlon (Robert Ryan) is a mobster who has done well for himself, not only building a criminal empire but managing to buy the loyalty of several local government bigwigs. There’s one influential fella he can’t seem to crack, though. Tom McQuigg (Robert Mitchum), a police captain, … More The Racket (1951)

TCM Greatest Classic Legends, Robert Mitchum: Home from the Hill (1960)

Film #4: Home from the Hill (1960) Directed by Vincente Minelli Written by Harriet Frank, Jr. and Irving Ravetch Starring Robert Mitchum, Eleanor Parker, George Peppard, George Hamilton The fourth film in the Robert Mitchum set is one I’d never seen prior to watching the set for these reviews: Home from the Hill, a 1960 flick … More TCM Greatest Classic Legends, Robert Mitchum: Home from the Hill (1960)

TCM Greatest Classic Legends, Robert Mitchum: The Sundowners (1960)

Our exploration of TCM’s Greatest Classic Legends: Robert Mitchum DVD set continues with the third feature, The Sundowners. Previous reviews from this set: Angel Face | Out of the Past Film #3: The Sundowners (1960) Directed by Fred Zinnemann Written by Isobel Lennart from a novel by Jon Cleary Starring Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr, Peter … More TCM Greatest Classic Legends, Robert Mitchum: The Sundowners (1960)

TCM Greatest Classic Legends, Robert Mitchum: Out of the Past (1947)

Our exploration of TCM’s Greatest Classic Legends: Robert Mitchum DVD set continues with the second feature, Out of the Past. Previous review from this set: Angel Face Film #2: Out of the Past (1947) Directed by Jacques Tourneur Written by Geoffrey Homes Starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas Like Angel Face, Out of the Past was … More TCM Greatest Classic Legends, Robert Mitchum: Out of the Past (1947)

TCM Greatest Classic Legends, Robert Mitchum: Angel Face (1952)

Some of you may remember that back in 2014, I reviewed all four of the films in TCM’s “Greatest Classic Films: Romance” DVD set. Having added a few more “Greatest Classic” DVD sets to my collection over the summer, I’ll be reviewing them in that same format. Today we begin with the first film from … More TCM Greatest Classic Legends, Robert Mitchum: Angel Face (1952)

Angel Face (1952)

Diane Tremayne (Jean Simmons) is a girl from a wealthy family. She lives with her successful businessman father, Charles (Herbert Marshall), and his second wife Catherine (Barbara O’Neil). One night, ambulance driver Frank Jessup (Robert Mitchum) is summoned to the home where the Tremaynes live. Catherine has been treated for accidental gas inhalation, but she … More Angel Face (1952)

The Locket (1946)

John Willis (Gene Raymond) is happily engaged to a woman named Nancy (Laraine Day), who seems like she’ll make the perfect wife. But just before the wedding ceremony is set to take place, John is visited by a man named Dr. Harry Blair (Brian Aherne) who claims to be Nancy’s ex-husband. Harry tells John a … More The Locket (1946)