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Pre-Code Corner: Outward Bound – High Class on the High Seas

Pre-Code Corner: Outward Bound: High Class on the High Seas “A helluva good picture about heaven!” a September 1930 Variety ad boisterously proclaimed of Outward Bound. Leave it to Warner Brothers to make a surpassingly ethereal, sophisticated picture… and then … Continue reading

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Pre-Code Corner: 13 Reasons Why You Should Watch Thirteen Women Tonight

13 Reasons Why You Should Watch Thirteen Women Tonight No one would take a film seriously that centers on a so-called “half-caste” who uses the mystical power of suggestion and superstition to extract revenge years later upon former classmates for … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Mae West

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Mae West, born on August 17, 1893! For May West’s birthday, I would like to offer something different than my usual celebration of life. For West’s birthday, I would like to offer the … Continue reading

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