The recent Warner Archive Blu-ray might not say anything on the packaging but King Kong recently marked its 90th anniversary. “No, it wasn’t the airplanes. It was Beauty that killed the Beast.” – Carl Denham (Robert Armstrong) The gist of the film is that Kong is captured from Skull Island and brought to New York City where the he wrecks havoc while setting his eyes on Ann Darrow (Fay Wray). A filmmaker, Carl Denham (Robert…"King Kong at 90 Years – Warner Archive Collection"
Dodge City was one of the highest grossing films of 1939 and the fifth of eight feature films to team up Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland. There is the Western genre before Stagecoach and then there is everything that came afterwards. Prior to Stagecoach, the genre was seen as a B movie. In addition to Stagecoach and Dodge City, other big Westerns of 1939 included Union Pacific and Jesse James. When studios realized what…"Dodge City: Errol Flynn Goes West"
Fancy Pants is newly available on Blu-ray after being remastered in HD from a 4K scan of the original YCM Three-Color Technicolor Elements. After feeling let down by Sorrowful Jones, I decided to make Monday night a Bob Hope/Lucille Ball double feature. Hope and Ball team up in this Western and it’s very hysterical. It’s not just that the comedy is way better in this movie but we see the duo at their full comic…"Fancy Pants Reteams Bob Hope, Lucille Ball"