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Sidney Fox

The Bogie Film Blog Posted by Bogart Fan on Aug 29, 2013

. Name: Sidney (Leifer) Fox Birthdate: December 10, 1907 Number of Films Made With Humphrey Bogart:  2 The Lowdown: After an all too short career, personal turmoil overcame young actress Sidney Fox and she took her own life just a month shy of her 35th birthday.  While critics didn’t make a lot read more

Road to Bali – 1952

The Bogie Film Blog Posted by Bogart Fan on Aug 25, 2013

My Review —Good Cameo, Rough Film—  Your Bogie Film Fix:   out of 5 Bogies! Director:  Hal Walker The Lowdown Two song-and-dance performers (Bing Crosby and Bob Hope) stumble upon a tropical island where they both fall in love with, and try to woo, an exotic princess (Dorothy Lamour), read more

Lux Radio Theater – The African Queen – 1952

The Bogie Film Blog Posted by Bogart Fan on Aug 22, 2013

My Review —Great Way to Spend a Car/Plane Ride— *This is post #2 in my African Queen trilogy of posts.  Post #1 on the actual film can be found here.*  Honorary Bogie Fix:  out of 5 Honorary Bogies! The Lowdown Canadian boat captain Charlie Allnut (Humphrey Bogart) helps a Christian read more

The African Queen – 1951

The Bogie Film Blog Posted by Bogart Fan on Aug 18, 2013

My Review —Bogart Earns His Oscar!—  Your Bogie Film Fix:  out of 5 Bogies! Director:  John Huston The Lowdown By turning his boat into a homemade torpedo, disheveled Canadian boat captain Charlie Allnut (Humphrey Bogart) helps Methodist missionary Rose Sayer (Katharine Hepburn) exact read more

Bette Davis

The Bogie Film Blog Posted by Bogart Fan on Aug 14, 2013

. Real Name:  Ruth Elizabeth Davis Birthdate:  April 5, 1908 Number of films Bette Davis made with Humphrey Bogart:  7 The Lowdown: When the subject of typical Bogart costars comes up, it’s strange to me that Bette Davis is rarely mentioned, especially when you consider that they made seven differe read more

Thank Your Lucky Stars – 1943

The Bogie Film Blog Posted by Bogart Fan on Aug 10, 2013

My Review —Wonderful, Goofy Fun—  Your Bogie Film Fix:  out of 5 Bogies! Director:  David Butler The Lowdown Two Hollywood dreamers (Joan Leslie and Dennis Morgan) crash a war effort variety show in order to get their music heard. What I Thought Much like Hollywood Victory Caravan, this read more

You Can’t Get Away With Murder – 1939

The Bogie Film Blog Posted by Bogart Fan on Aug 8, 2013

My Review —Decent Melodrama—  Your Bogie Film Fix:  out of 5 Bogies! Director:  Lewis Seiler The Lowdown Johnnie Stone (Billy Halop) is a teenager that gets led down a dangerous path after falling in with small time gangster Frank Wilson (Humphrey Bogart).  After being sentenced read more

In a Lonely Place – 1950

The Bogie Film Blog Posted by Bogart Fan on Aug 4, 2013

My Review —Amazing Film, Amazing Role—  Your Bogie Film Fix:  out of 5 Bogies! Director:  Nicholas Ray The Lowdown Screenwriter Dixon Steele (Humphrey Bogart) falls under suspicion of murder after a woman he invites to his apartment winds up dead.  A small time actress (Gloria Grahame) read more

The Big Sleep – 1946

The Bogie Film Blog Posted by Bogart Fan on Aug 1, 2013

My Review —The Very Definition of “Classic”—  Your Bogie Film Fix:  out of 5 Bogies! Director:  Howard Hawks The Lowdown Private detective Philip Marlowe (Humphrey Bogart) is hired by a reclusive millionaire (Charles Waldron) after his family is blackmailed with damning info read more

The Oklahoma Kid – 1939

The Bogie Film Blog Posted by Bogart Fan on Jul 29, 2013

My Review —Better Than You’ve Been Led to Believe— Your Bogie Film Fix:  out of 5 Bogies! Director:  Lloyd Bacon The Lowdown Jim ‘The Oklahoma Kid’ Kincaid (James Cagney) is an amiable outlaw who really only steals from people who deserve it.  When his father and brother are put read more

Report from the Front – 1944

The Bogie Film Blog Posted by Bogart Fan on Jul 25, 2013

My Review —A Short PSA from Hollywood’s Greatest Asset—  Honorary Bogie Film Fix:  3 out of 3 Red Crosses! Producer:  Gordon Hollingshead The Lowdown Reporters meet Humphrey Bogart and Mayo Methot as they arrive home after a trip to see the American Red Cross in action during World read more

Ben Welden

The Bogie Film Blog Posted by Bogart Fan on Jul 21, 2013

(The Usual Suspects is an ongoing series of posts about some of Bogart’s more regular collaborators.  You can check out other entries in the series here.) The Man Born in Toledo, Ohio on June 12, 1901, Ben Weinblatt discovered acting while studying engineering at college, leading to a career read more

Dead Reckoning – 1947

The Bogie Film Blog Posted by Bogart Fan on Jul 18, 2013

My Review —Decent Noir—  Your Bogie Fix:   out of 5 Bogies! Director:  John Cromwell The Lowdown Captain ‘Rip’ Murdock (Humphrey Bogart) goes looking for his best friend, Sergeant Johnny Drake (William Prince), after Drake disappears on his way to receive the Congressional Medal read more

The Bad Sister – 1931

The Bogie Film Blog Posted by Bogart Fan on Jul 14, 2013

My Review —A Decent Drama With Some Good Comedy—  Your Bogie Fix:  out of 5 Bogies! Director:  Hobart Henley The Lowdown Marianne Madison (Sidney Fox) is a young woman who relishes the fact that she can have her pick of any man in town, but when she falls for a shady con man (Humphrey read more

The Usual Susects – Peter Lorre

The Bogie Film Blog Posted by Bogart Fan on Jul 11, 2013

a The Usual Suspects: Early on during the first few weeks of this blog, I had the idea to start a section where I would write about some of Bogart’s more regular collaborators and costars – actors, directors, writers, etc. – that worked with him on multiple films.  Given the contract system of read more

Deadline U.S.A. – 1952

The Bogie Film Blog Posted by Bogart Fan on Jul 7, 2013

My Review —A Very Solid Drama—  Your Bogie Fix:  out of 5 Bogies! Director:  Richard Brooks The Lowdown Pulitzer prize winning newspaper editor Ed Hutcheson (Humphrey Bogart) fights for one last big story as his paper is sold out from under him and scheduled to be shut down. What I Thou read more

Big City Blues – 1932

The Bogie Film Blog Posted by Bogart Fan on Jul 3, 2013

My rating —A Good Comedy Turns Ugly—  Your Bogie Fix:  out of 5 Bogies! Director:  Mervyn Leroy The Lowdown Small town boy Buddy Reeves (Eric Linden) takes a train bound for New York in order to follow his dreams, but it’s not long before his swindling cousin Gibby (Walter Catlett read more

The Caine Mutiny – 1954

The Bogie Film Blog Posted by Bogart Fan on Jun 30, 2013

Note - Poster pics provided by @TimelessMovieM, who runs the poster seller site Timeless Movie Magic - you should check them out!  They’ve got LOTS of great stuff!  Thanks, @TimelssMovieM! My Review —Fantastic—  Your Bogie Fix:  out of 5 Bogies! Director:  Edward Dmytryk The read more

In This Our Life – 1942

The Bogie Film Blog Posted by Bogart Fan on Jun 27, 2013

My Review —A Thrilling Look at a Sociopath—  Bogie Film Fix:  NO BOGIES out of 5 Bogies! Director:  John Huston The Lowdown Stanley Timberlake (Bette Davis) is a woman who’s never afraid to take what she wants.  Unfortunately for her sister Roy (Olivia de Havilland), Stanley wants read more

China Clipper – 1936

The Bogie Film Blog Posted by Bogart Fan on Jun 23, 2013

My rating —Starts Strong, Ends Weak—  Your Bogie Fix:  out of 5 Bogies! Director:  Ray Enright The Lowdown Dave Logan (Pat O’Brien) is a veteran war pilot who becomes obsessed with the globalization of commercial air transport.  Unfortunately, his passion comes at the cost of his wife, read more
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