Film Notes

  • A Girl, a Guy and a Gob (1941)

    Toronto Film Society presented A Girl, a Guy and a Gob on Monday, December 2, 2013 in a double bill with Too Many Husbands, as part of the...

  • Too Many Husbands (1940)

    Toronto Film Society presented Too Many Husbands on Monday, December 2, 2013 in a double bill with A Girl, A Guy and a Gob, as part of...

  • Double Indemnity (1944)

    Toronto Film Society presented Double Indemnity on Friday, May 11, 2012 as part of Season 65 May Festival: The Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid Weekend. Remade...

  • Deception (1946)

    Toronto Film Society presented Deception on Sunday, May 13, 2012 as part of Season 65 May Festival: The Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid Weekend. “Deception,” a story...

  • Hot Saturday (1932)

    Toronto Film Society presented Hot Saturday on Saturday, May 11, 2013 as part of Season 66 May Festival: The Pre-Code Weekend. This little gem has some interesting...

  • Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid (1982)

    Toronto Film Society presented Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid on Friday, May 11, 2012 as part of Season 65 May Festival: The Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid...

  • Dark Passage (1947)

    Toronto Film Society presented Dark Passage on Sunday, May 13, 2012 as part of Season 65 May Festival: The Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid Weekend. The Bogart-Bacall...

  • The Big Sleep (1946)

    Toronto Film Society presented The Big Sleep on Friday, May 11, 2012 as part of Season 65 May Festival: The Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid Weekend. It...

  • An American Tragedy (1931)

    Toronto Film Society presented An American Tragedy on Saturday, May 11, 2013 as part of Season 66 May Festival: The Pre-Code Weekend. TFS showed this film...

  • Baby Face (1933)

    Toronto Film Society presented Baby Face on Friday, May 10, 2013 as part of Season 66 May Festival: The Pre-Code Weekend. I was surprised that there were...

  • Blonde Venus (1932)

    Toronto Film Society presented Blonde Venus on Saturday, May 11, 2013 as part of Season 66 May Festival: The Pre-Code Weekend. How do you not include Marlene...

  • Born to Be Bad (1934)

    Toronto Film Society presented Born to Be Bad on Saturday, May 11, 2013 as part of Season 66 May Festival: The Pre-Code Weekend. Loretta Young was always...

  • The Cabin in the Cotton (1932)

    Toronto Film Society presented The Cabin in the Cotton on Saturday, May 11, 2013 as part of Season 66 May Festival: The Pre-Code Weekend. “Ah’d love to...

  • The Cheat (1931)

    Toronto Film Society presented The Cheat on Friday, May 10, 2013 as part of Season 66 May Festival: The Pre-Code Weekend. How could we not show a...

  • The Crash (1932)

    Toronto Film Society presented The Crash on Sunday, May 12, 2013 as part of Season 66 May Festival: The Pre-Code Weekend. I don’t know much about this...

  • Girls About Town (1931)

    Toronto Film Society presented Girls About Town on Saturday, May 11, 2013 as part of Season 66 May Festival: The Pre-Code Weekend. This is a film that is...

  • Ex-Lady (1933)

    Toronto Film Society presented Ex-Lady on Sunday, May 12, 2013 as part of Season 66 May Festival: The Pre-Code Weekend. Ex-Lady received pretty unflattering reviews and Bette...

  • Jewel Robbery (1932)

    Toronto Film Society presented Jewel Robbery on Saturday, May 11, 2013 as part of Season 66 May Festival: The Pre-Code Weekend. I first saw this film when...

  • Lawyer Man (1932)

    Toronto Film Society presented Lawyer Man on Friday, May 10, 2013 as part of Season 66 May Festival: The Pre-Code Weekend. I attended the year William Everson...

  • The Letter (1929)

    Toronto Film Society presented The Letter on Friday, May 10, 2013 as part of Season 66 May Festival: The Pre-Code Weekend. The Letter was only recently released...