Browsing the archives for the Classic tag

Mata Hari (1931)

Director: George Fitzmaurice Starring: Greta Garbo, Ramon Navarro, Lionel Barrymore, Lewis Stone, C. Henry Gordon, Karen Morley “In 1917, war-ridden France Dealt summarily with Traitors and spies” I am far from an expert when it comes to the film Mata Hari. Sure, when reviewing a film, I try to do a little bit of research, […]

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Journey Into Fear (1943)

Directed by Norman Foster Joseph Cotton, Dolores del Rio, Ruth Warrick, Agnes Moorehead, Orson Welles, Everett Sloane, Jack Moss Music by Roy Webb Based on the novel by Eric Ambler The stock players from Orson Welles, Mercury Theatre Company bring Eric Ambler’s Journey Into Fear to the screen. Often direction for this film is attributed […]

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Dr No (1962)

Director: Terence Young Starring: Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Jack Lord, Anthony Dawson, John Kitzmiller, Eunice Gayson, Zena Marshall, Bernard Lee, Lois Maxwell Music: Monty Norman James Bond theme played by John Barry Based on the novel by Ian Fleming I don’t think I am giving too much away when I say that I am a […]

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Spies (1928)

AKA: Spione Directed by Fritz Lang Rudolph Klein-Rogge, Willy Fritsch, Gerda Maurus, Lupu Pick, Fritz Rasp New score composed by Donald Sasin Spies is director Fritz Lang’s follow-up to the epic science fiction masterpiece Metropolis. Like Metropolis, Spies is also a silent film and if you watch the restored F.W. Murnau Foundation version, which comes […]

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The 39 Steps (1935)

Director: Alfred HitchcockStarring: Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, Godfrey Tearle, Wylie WatsonMusical director: Louis LevyLoosely based on the novel by John Buchan Obviously this is one of the classic films of all time, regardless of it being a spy film, and much has been written about it and it’s director Alfred Hitchcock. And naturally, […]

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