Wake Up and Dream (1934)

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WAKE UP AND DREAM (1934), directed by Kurt Neumann, is an entertaining and interesting film produced and released just after the July 1st, 1934 Production Code amendment was put in place.  Russ Columbo was going to be a star but his fate was sealed and his life ended hours after the film’s premiere.  Read more about it by clicking on the Short Reviews 2016 tab in the menu section.

Manhattan Tower (1932)

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To read about this–well delightful is and isn’t the right word–pre-Code film about infidelity, swindling, booze, drugs and more, go to the Short Reviews 2016 menu and enjoy.  It’s just another day at the office, after all.

The Criminal Code (1931) and The Earl of Chicago (1940)

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The Criminal Code (1931) and The Earl of Chicago (1940)

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The Chase (1946)

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Read about the psychological film noir THE CHASE (1946) directed by Arthur Ripley with actors Steve Cochran, Robert Cummings, Michele Morgan and Peter Lorre.  Is there an off-tangent connection between this film and the films I last reviewed below?  Click on the “Short Reviews” 2016 tab above to find out.

The Squaw Man (1914 and 1931)

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Read about the 1914 and 1931 versions of THE SQUAW MAN.  Both directed by Cecil B. DeMille with the more famous performers in the latter.  Click on the “Short Reviews” 2016 tab above.