All posts tagged "MFB66"

  • Cause For Alarm! (1951)

    Toronto Film Society presented Cause for Alarm! on Monday, March 31, 2014 in a double bill with Nobody Lives Forever as part of the Season 66 Monday Night Film Buff...

  • Too Many Husbands (1940)

    Arthur marries Douglas only to find out that dead husband number one MacMurray is alive and well. Based on a W. Somerset Maugham play, this...

  • A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob (1941)

    The girl: a zany stenographer Ball. The guy: shy lawyer O’Brien. The gob: happy go lucky Murphy. This love-triangle comedy features plenty of slapstick and...

  • Simba (1955)

    The stellar ensemble cast really makes this sometimes grisly historical drama about a young man who arrives in Kenya to find out his brother has...

  • Appointment in Honduras (1953)

    The Tourneur directed jungle adventure features an idealistic Ford on a crusade to save a Latin American country. He finds unexpected help from his villainous...

  • Sing, Baby, Sing (1936)

    A musical comedy about nightclub singer Faye and her ambitious agent Ratoff. The Ritz Brothers amp up the laughs in their feature film debut.

  • Higher and Higher (1943)

    In this overlooked musical, servants pass off one of their own as an heiress in hopes of winning her a wealthy husband. Features Frank Sinatra...

  • The Tall Target (1951)

    Quirky crime drama with detective Powell pursuing a tip that Abraham Lincoln with be assassinated. In a neat historical coincidence, Powell’s character happens to be...

  • Raw Deal (1948)

    A hard-boiled crime drama featuring O’Keefe escaping from jail and exacting revenge on slime ball lawyer Burr who framed him. But is remarkable but convincing...

  • Nobody Lives Forever (1946)

    It’s the oldest story in the world - con man tries to fleece a young widow and ends up falling for her for real. Despite...

  • Cause for Alarm! (1951)

    A taut and effective thriller with an admirable performance from Young as the panic-stricken wife of psychotic invalid Sullivan. The tension builds to the breaking...

  • Guilty Hands (1931)

    Can a man commit murder and get away with it? A top notch whodunit with inventive camara work, a great script, and a twisty plot,...

  • In This Our Life (1942)

    Neat little drama of the neurotic family variety, with a histrionic husband-stealing Davis ruining sister de Havilland’s life - and her own. Don’t blink and...

  • All Through the Night (1941)

    An improbable crime-comedy hybrid about a group of bumbling, Runyonesque hoodlums who turn patriotic after stumbling on a Nazi spy ring, featuring Bogart in a...

  • The Big Steal (1949)

    A sharp thriller concerning Mitchum, framed for a payroll heist, in one long chase through Mexico. The pace never lets up in this highly enjoyable...