THE SPANISH CAPE MYSTERY

THE SPANISH CAPE MYSTERY is a 1935 American mystery movie directed by Lewis D. Collins. It stars Donald Cook  (although he does not get top billing), Helen Twelvetrees, and Berton Churchill. It is based on a novel of the same name by Ellery Queen. Cast Donald Cook as Ellery Queen Helen Twelvetrees as Stella Godfrey […]

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THE MALTESE FALCON – part 2

THE MALTESE FALCON It’s the most baffling mystery story in years! A REVIEW Part 2 Starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre, and Sydney Greenstreet THE MALTESE FALCON is a 1941 American film noir/mystery/thriller scripted and directed by John Huston. The movie is based on a novel of the same name written by Dashiell Hammett […]

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THE MALTESE FALCON – part 1

THE MALTESE FALCON A guy without a conscience! A dame without a heart! A REVIEW Part 1 THE MALTESE FALCON is a 1941 American film noir/mystery/thriller scripted and directed by the great John Huston. It stars Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre, and Sydney Greenstreet. THE MALTESE FALCON is based on a novel of the […]

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Reading Sanctum: Potpourri #2

Reading Sanctum Potpourri is one of our continuing features of quick cut book reviews to help you find some otherwise innocuous books that might have escaped your attention. Because our geekdom includes so many disparate genres and incorporates and includes so many various media, I have only done one previous Potpourri. However, I have written […]

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MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (1974) versus MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (2017) or Does forty-three years make any difference? In 1974 producers John Brabourne and Richard Goodwin with director Sidney Lumet made a film called MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS based on the novel by Agatha Christie. In 2017 Kenneth Branagh both directed and […]

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