Tag: Dick Powell

Much Khan: Genghis Khan (1965) + The Conqueror (1956)

Much Khan: Genghis Khan (1965) + The Conqueror (1956)

October 5, 2018 | By

Yes, it’s finally time to compare the legendary conqueror as portrayed by Omar Sharif in GENGHIS KHAN (1965) on Blu via Twilight Time + John Wayne in THE CONQUEROR (1956) on DVD via KOCH Media.

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DVD: Conqueror, The (1956)

DVD: Conqueror, The (1956)

October 5, 2018 | By

As the legend goes, in spite of protestations from director Dick Powell, himself a former actor and song & dance man (On the Avenue), Wayne insisted on making his last film for RKO The Conqueror, and with Howard Hughes still at the helm of the studio, what could go wrong?

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Two Shades of Satire: Let’s Make Love (1961) + On the Avenue (1937)

Two Shades of Satire: Let’s Make Love (1961) + On the Avenue (1937)

July 26, 2018 | By

Reviews of On the Avenue (1937) from Fox + the CinemaScope remake Let’s Make Love (1961) on Blu via Twilight Time.

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DVD: On the Avenue (1937)

DVD: On the Avenue (1937)

July 26, 2018 | By

Boasting songs by Irving Berlin and top crooners Dick Powell and Alice Faye, On the Avenue has aged extraordinarily well, perhaps because of a crucial combination of amiable top-level talent…

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