Tag: Victor Young

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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DVD: Strategic Air Command (1955)

DVD: Strategic Air Command (1955)

November 1, 2016 | By

The FBI Story (1959) and Strategic Air Command (1955) form James Stewart’s unofficial government propaganda diptych where two agencies – ground-level and aerospace, respectively – are portrayed as necessary bodies, always on guard against evil that threatens the sanctity and virtue of the American way…

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CD: Shane (1953)

CD: Shane (1953)

December 6, 2012 | By

Return to: Home / Soundtrack  Reviews / S . Rating: Excellent Label: La-La Land Records/ Released: August 28, 2012 Tracks & Album Length: 18 tracks / (66:03) . Special Notes: 36-page colour booklet with liner notes by Jim Lochner / Limited to 2000 copies.. . Composer: Victor Young . . Review: Had Victor Young lived into the […]

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Swan Songs

Swan Songs

November 14, 2011 | By

Review of The Left Hand of God, the weirdly understated drama directed by Edward Dmytryk, starring Humphrey Bogart and Gene Tierney, and released on a fine DVD by Twilight Time.

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DVD: Left Hand of God, The

DVD: Left Hand of God, The

November 14, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / J to L . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Excellent/ DVD Extras: Good Label: Twilight Time/ Region: 0 (NTSC) / Released: October, 2011 Genre: Drama / Romance Synopsis: An American mercenary pilot masquerades as a priest to evade a local warlord, but finds his situation complicated when a […]

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