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White Zombie Review

Details:  Directed by Victor Halperin  Produced by Edward Halperin  Written by Garnett Weston (story and dialogue)  Starring Bela Lugosi, Mage Bellamy, Joseph Cawthorn, John Harron, and Robert W. Frazer  Released July 28, 1932  Length 1 hour 10 minutes   Break down:   The film follows Madeleine short and her fiancé Neil Parker as the couple travels to Haiti to be married. They are invited to …

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The 39 Steps Review

Details  Directed by Alfred Hitchcock  Screenplay by Charles Bennett, Ian Hay  Based on The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan (1915)  Released on June 6 (UK), August 2 (US) 1935  Running time 86 minutes.  Cast Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, and Godfrey Tearle  Break Down:  The film opens in a packed theater located in London where a show is about to begin. …

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Review

Director: Stuart PatonProducer: Carl LaemmleWriter: Jules Verne and Stuart PattonReleased: December 1916Budget: $500,000Box Office: $8 millionCast:Allen HolubarCurtis BentonEdna PendletonJane GailMatt MooreWilliam, WelshDan Hanlon Breakdown:  The film is about a giant sea monster that is wreaking havoc on ships all over the seas. In an attempt to find out precisely what is going on, the US …

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Convict 13 Review

Directed and Written by Buster Keaton and Edward F. ClineProduced by Joseph M. SchenckEdited by Buster KeatonCast:Buster KeatonSybil SeelyJoe RobertsEdward F. ClineJoe KeatonLouise Keaton Buster Keaton is arguably the most known actor of the silent film era, along with Lon Chaney, Rudolph Valentino, and Fatty Arbuckle, of course. While Convict 13 is a tremendous early film, it’s …

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Dementia 13 Review

Details:  Directed by  Francis Coppola   Produced by  Roget Corman  Written by  Francis Coppola  Released  September 25, 1963   Running time  80 minutes.   Budget  $42,000  Cast  William Campbell, Luana Anders, Bart Patton, Mary Mitchell   Break Down:  A husband and wife go out late one night for a ride in their rowboat. While they are on the water, the couple …

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Creepshow: The Companion

Season 1 Episode 4  One thing that will always be creepy is a scarecrow. Sure, there can be cute ones at times that folks love to look at or even singing ones who wished they had a brain. But if you even took those cute ones and placed them in the middle of an old field …

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The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Director: Rex IngramWriter: June MathisBased on the book:The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse by Vicente Blasco Ibanez.Composer: Louis F. GottschalkReleased: March 6, 1921Budget: $800,000Box Office: $9.2 millionCast:Rudolph ValentinoBridgetta ClarkPomeroy CannonAlice TerryJosef SwickardWallace Beery Breakdown:  The film opens with the story of Madariaga, “The Centaur.” The Centaur is a self-made millionaire in Argentine. Making his fortune in …

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