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Helton Skelton

Posted in FILM with tags , on August 8, 2019 by dcairns

Re-posted at The Chiseler: 37 Views of Percy Helton.



She doesn’t go everywhere

Posted in FILM with tags , , , on July 30, 2019 by dcairns

That’s what they say about Helen Walker’s character, the Honourable Betty Cream, in CLUNY BROWN, one of just a few films containing really outstanding Walker characterisations. I wrote a profile/history of this neglected favourite.

At The Chiseler.

Ent, Misbehaving

Posted in FILM with tags , , , on July 12, 2019 by dcairns

This treebeardy apparition occurs in BOY SLAVES, a rip-roaring RKO social conscience melo from one-shot wonder PJ Wolfe. Thanks to Randy Cook for recommending it (with reservations). His comparison to Sam Fuller seems spot-on, but Big Bad Wolfe also seems to have seeen Disney’s SNOW WHITE…

Now reviewed at The Chiseler.