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Review: 'Ossessione'

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Made in 1942 during the war, this film, based on James M. Cain's novel The Postman Always Rings Twice, ran afoul of Fascist blue pencils and was radically cut before release. Copyright troubles - the…

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Review: 'Joan of Paris'

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Most important factors of Joan of Paris are the American screen debuts of Michele Morgan and Paul Henreid, RKO importations, with each of the pair getting away to fine start. Story [from an original…

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Review: 'Tortilla Flat'

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From John Steinbeck's book of related stories, Tortilla Flat (presented as a Broadway play in the winter of 1937-38 which was a failure) Metro has made a sincere, tender, beguiling and at times…

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Review: 'Saboteur'

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Saboteur is a little too self-consciously Hitchcock. Its succession of incredible climaxes, its mounting tautness and suspense, its mood of terror and impending doom could have been achieved by no…

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