We often hear talk these days about the importance of protecting the director’s vision for a film. Back in the 30’s, that wasn’t so much a high priority as just getting the movie done and makin’ money. Our film today, for example, though credited to only one person, was actually directed by three. It was... Continue Reading →


It doesn’t take a degree in film history to know that native americans have not always been portrayed favorably in the movies. Of course, that’s nothing compared to the poor treatment that many received in real life. The film we’ll be looking at today, though, is the tale of one native american getting a little... Continue Reading →

Forgotten Filmcast Ep 32: Lady Killer

It's time for another trip back to the realm of pre-code cinema for episode 32 of the Forgotten Filmcast. Todd is joined by Danny Reid from Pre-Code.com for a discussion of James Cagney in the 1933 film Lady Killer. Enjoy the show! Download the Show: iTunes Podomatic Your Listen Show Notes: Pre-Code.com Danny at Twitter... Continue Reading →

Wild Boys of the Road

I’ve always had a bit of a soft spot for the juvenile delinquent movies of the 50’s. I’m not exactly sure why but young troublemakers often make for fun movies. The 50’s may have mastered the genre but every decade in movie history has had its share of troubled teens. Today we head to the... Continue Reading →

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