Tag: Leigh Harline

BR: Warlock (1959)

BR: Warlock (1959)

June 21, 2019 | By

The film, itself based on a praised 1958 novel by Oakley Hall, could be summarized as High Noon (1952) with double the characters and tripled conflicts…

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BR: Black Widow (1954)

BR: Black Widow (1954)

June 16, 2019 | By

Nunnally Johnson’s adaptation of Patrick Quentin’s novel Fatal Woman is almost as slick as this stellar big screen production…

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BR: No Down Payment (1957)

BR: No Down Payment (1957)

November 30, 2018 | By

Martin Ritt’s second film as director is this lesser known, slightly star-studded drama based on a novel by pulp writer John McPartland, and both the film and novel were reportedly the inspiration for Knots Landing…

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BR: House of Bamboo (1955)

BR: House of Bamboo (1955)

January 22, 2016 | By

Although House of Bamboo is technically a remake of Harry Kleiner’s superb noir script The Street with No Name (1948), it’s really a re-imaging of the core story in which a government investigator infiltrates a gang to solve and put an end to a series of murders and robberies…

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BR: Broken Lance (1954)

BR: Broken Lance (1954)

January 1, 2016 | By

Perhaps in looking for another suitable smaller-scaled project for up and coming star Robert Wagner + its flamboyant widescreen CinemaScope process, Fox chose to dust off the script of a relatively recent film noir, House of Strangers (1949), Philip Yordan’s adaptation of Jerome Weidman’s novel…

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BR: Wayward Bus, The (1957)

BR: Wayward Bus, The (1957)

September 4, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / V to Z . Film: Good/ BR Transfer: Excellent/ BR Extras: Good Label: Twilight Time/ Region: All / Released: June, 2012 Genre: Drama / John Steinbeck Synopsis: Disparate passengers get more than they paid for when their rickety bus encounters natural and emotional disasters. Special Features: Isolated Stereo […]

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