When “Don’t Bother To Knock” was reviewed in 1952, the critic for the New York Times strongly encouraged Marilyn Monroe to take more acting lessons. Watching this particular film today might draw a different conclusion.
Eleanor Powell proves that a dancer can also be a conscientious spy, but when she falls in love with the pulp fiction writer who inspired her mission, it’s going to take more than fancy footwork to deliver the top-secret invention in her care.
Of the four films produced in the 1940’s that addressed racism head on, only one focused on the treatment of women of color. While the film remains relevant to this day, Pinky’s journey is often overshadowed by the casting of Jeanne Crain as the lead.
It’s time for some summer fun, but if the vacation you planned has been postponed, you can still celebrate the season by watching these summer-inspired musical clips from some of your favorite classic films.
If you do an internet search for thrillers from the 1960s, it takes some scrolling until you find the final film of Miss Tallulah Bankhead, as she takes on the role of a first class wack-a-doodle in mourning from the loss of her son.