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A Guy Named Joe (1943, Victor Fleming)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Aug 24, 2019

I’m not sure how to talk about A Guy Named Joe without some spoilers. But I’m going to try. Like a test. A Guy Named Joe is a propaganda picture, but one less about jingoism and more about the American trademarked Freedom. Only it’s a specific kind of Freedom, it’s the kind of Freedom you can read more

Red Dust (1932, Victor Fleming)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Mar 1, 2019

I’m not sure how much would be different about Red Dust if the film weren’t so hideously racist, particularly when it comes to poor Willie Fung (as the houseboy), but at least it wouldn’t go out on such a nasty note. Especially since the finale, despite being contrived, at least plays to the film’s read more

Captains Courageous (1937, Victor Fleming)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Aug 15, 2017

As Captains Courageous enters its third act, Spencer Tracy (as a Portugese fisherman) reminds Freddie Bartholomew (a spoiled blue blood kid Tracy rescues after he falls overboard from an ocean liner) it’s almost time to go home to his regular life. It’s a shock for Bartholomew, but also read more

The Wizard of Oz (1939, Victor Fleming)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Jun 8, 2017

By the time the door opens and Dorothy (Judy Garland) finds herself over the rainbow, The Wizard of Oz has already completed one full narrative arc and is starting another. The film opens with Garland in a crisis–she’s a teenage girl on a farm where no one has time for her (it’s a busy farm, after read more

Mini Tribute: Director Victor Fleming

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Feb 23, 2013

Born February 23, 1889 Legendary Director Victor Fleming! Although this post is labeled ‘Mini’ there is certainly nothing ‘mini’ about the respect due to Legendary Director, Victor Fleming!  This post is simply labeled ‘mini’ because I am paying a pictorial tribu read more

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