A huge risk at the time of its release, Confessions of a Nazi Spy is now available on Blu-ray through the Warner Archive Collection. No other studio would show guts like Warner Bros. in the late 1930s. I cannot say this enough. This is certainly something that I discuss almost every time that I write about the studio for its centennial. Germany’s LA consul, George Gyssling, wrote letters in hopes of shutting the film down.…"Confessions of a Nazi Spy Gets Warner Archive Blu-ray"
All About Eve features a trio of powerhouse performances from Oscar winners Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, and Celeste Holm. “Fasten your seatbelts. It’s going to be a bumpy night.” – Margo Channing (Bette Davis) While Joseph L. Mankiewicz bookends the film with the fictitious Sarah Siddons Society honoring Eve Harrington (Anne Baxter), the film quickly jumps into her backstory. Mankiewicz presents Eve’s climb through the eyes of three different characters. Anyway, Harrington was a big…"All About Eve: One of the Greatest Films Ever Made"
The Oscar-nominated Foreign Correspondent was Alfred Hitchcock’s first large-scale international thriller to be released in theaters. The New York Morning Globe appoints Johnny Jones (Joel McCrea) to serve as a foreign correspondent under the name Huntley Haverstock. On assignment to interview Universal Peace Party leader Stephen Fisher (Herbert Marshall), Jones encounters Dutch diplomat named Van Meer (Albert Bassermann). Meanwhile, he meets Fisher’s daughter, Carol (Laraine Day), at the party. When Van Meer is shot at…"Foreign Correspondent: An International Thriller"
Confessions of a Nazi Spy was seen as a huge risk for Warner Bros. at the time because it dared speak out against Nazi Germany at the time. When Dr. Karl Kassel (Paul Lukas) makes his way to the United States, his main goal is to persuade German Americans to support the Nazi cause. Kurt Schneider (Francis Lederer), unemployed at the time, ends up joining the cause and becomes a spy. Schneider sends a letter…"Confessions of a Nazi Spy: A Huge Risk"