Tag: Debra Paget

Allan Dwan’s The River’s Edge (1957)

Allan Dwan’s The River’s Edge (1957)

May 13, 2019 | By

Allan Dwan’s weird & wonderful colour noir THE RIVER’S EDGE (1957) finally makes it to Blu via Twilight Time.

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BR: River’s Edge, The (1957)

BR: River’s Edge, The (1957)

May 13, 2019 | By

The River’s Edge comes near the end of Allan Dwan’s career, and formed one of ten for indie producer Benedict Bogeaus. According to Silver and Ursini, studio Fox had plans to adapt Harold Jacob Smith’s novel The Highest Mountain

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DVD: House of Strangers (1949)

DVD: House of Strangers (1949)

January 1, 2016 | By

Although a classic film noir packed fine pedigree from Fox’s stable of top talent, this adaptation of Jerome Weidman’s eponymous novel is perhaps better known as the western Fox remade 5 years later as Broken Lance (1954), a more beloved CinemaScope production starring Spencer Tracey, Richard Widmark, and Robert Wagner…

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VHS: From the Earth to the Moon (1958)

VHS: From the Earth to the Moon (1958)

May 22, 2015 | By

Jules Verne’s eponymous novel and its sequel, Around the Moon, were fused into one screenplay that should’ve been fanciful and filled with plenty of political commentary on the military industrial complex, but being the second-last completed production by dying studio RKO, the film’s budget was reportedly cut down…

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Fritz Lang’s Indian Epics (and thunderous thighs)

Fritz Lang’s Indian Epics (and thunderous thighs)

November 29, 2012 | By

Editor’s Blog & review of Fritz Lang’s Indian epic – Tiger of Eschnapur + The Indian Tomb (1959) – which screened this month at the TIFF Bell Lightbox as part of the Indian Expressionism series.

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Fritz Lang’s Indian Epics (and thunderous thighs)

Fritz Lang’s Indian Epics (and thunderous thighs)

November 29, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Editor’s Blog & review of Fritz Lang’s Indian epic – Tiger of Eschnapur + The Indian Tomb (1959) – which screened this month at the TIFF Bell Lightbox as part of the Indian Expressionism series.

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Film: Tiger of Eschnapur, The / Der Tiger von Eschnapur (1959) + Indian Tomb, The / Indische Grabmal (1959)

Film: Tiger of Eschnapur, The / Der Tiger von Eschnapur (1959) + Indian Tomb, The / Indische Grabmal (1959)

November 29, 2012 | By

.Film: Very Good Transfer: n/a Extras: n/a Label: n/a Region: n/a Released: n/a Genre: Action / Adventure Synopsis:  The life of an architect is endangered when he falls for a Maharaja’s precious dancer in deepest brownest India. Special Features: n/a     Review: Back in 1921, Fritz Lang had hoped he would be able to […]

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