SOMETHING WILD (1961)

SOMETHING WILD  (1961)  Directed  and  co written by  Jack Garfein is said  to be 'a lost indie film classic".  This picture lives up to that suggestion and more even if it  is rarely seen today.   A  jarring piece of  film making complete with  strong performances  by Carol Baker, Ralph Meeker and others. Youth films  flourished... Continue Reading →

THE MAN IN THE DARK (1953)

I have a  great affection for 'B' pictures of Hollywood since that is where you often find actors and  Directors learning and  taking chance.   Even today the lower budget film often is  more  rewarding in story and  style.  The Lew Landers Directed MAN IN THE  DARK (1953) for  Columbia pictures is another  example.    This... Continue Reading →

IN HARMS WAY (1965)

It is not often I post about war pictures as Classic Film, so I thought I would put my boots in on the Otto Preminger directed picture IN HARM’S WAY (1965) with John Wayne and a host of others. Wayne crossed many genres, yet he will be forever remembered as the gun totin,’ fist swingin,’... Continue Reading →

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