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Posted in FILM, literature with tags , , , on October 20, 2016 by dcairns


In the UK, we say “burgled.” I imagine that sounds as comical in the US as “burglarized” does in the UK. We need a word we can take seriously for this nasty crime. Let’s switch to “housebreaking,” at least it isn’t tittersome.

THE BURGLAR is a nifty, punchy (see above) noir from director Paul Wendkos and author David Goodis, and as the Forgotten returns after a few weeks off, what could be more suitable than a nifty, punchy (see above) noir? Now read on.

Horney Horney Horney

Posted in FILM with tags , , , , on September 22, 2016 by dcairns


Over at The Notebook, I turn The Forgotten’s attention to SECRET LIVES by Edmond T. Greville, starring the divine Fräulein Horney (pictured).

Here, herr, here.

I got me a dog

Posted in FILM with tags , , , , , on September 1, 2016 by dcairns


William A, Wellman, Brandon DeWilde, Water Brennan. GOOD-BYE, MY LADY. The Forgotten.