Archive for The Notebook

Cruising

Posted in FILM with tags , , , , on September 20, 2018 by dcairns

Over at The Notebook, we have another Frank Tuttle obscurity illumined, or perhaps further obscured, by my prose analysis. PLEASURE CRUISE is a racy and unusual pre-code starring the ineffable Roland Young (not pictured). It will change your life!

Featuring Della Street, Cosmo Topper, Sir Hugo Baskerville, Minnie, Much the miller’s son, Mimi Jorgensen, Hives the butler and Professor Summerlee.

 

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Spooked

Posted in FILM, Politics with tags , , , on September 6, 2018 by dcairns

The Forgotten returns, finally tearing itself away from Italy, to focus on Ivan Dixon’s rather remarkable piece of radical filmmaking, THE SPOOK WHO SAT BY THE DOOR. Here.

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Posted in FILM with tags , , , on August 23, 2018 by dcairns

Espionage — Italian style! Over at the Notebook in this fortnight’s Forgotten (a week late but who’s counting?)