TCMFF: William Dieterle’s ‘6 Hours To Live’ – Murder… Maybe?

“I suppose it is murder… or it was.” For my first trick, I will try to make sense of William Dieterle’s 6 Hours To Live. In 72 minutes, this 1932 Fox pre-code film manages to touch just about every genre known to Hollywood at the time, except Westerns. Although considering how it goes, you could… Read More TCMFF: William Dieterle’s ‘6 Hours To Live’ – Murder… Maybe?

Warner Archive Review: William A. Wellman’s ‘Love Is A Racket’

Love Is A Racket is something I picked up from Warner Archive a couple of years ago just because of that title. It’s just as snappy as the movie itself, a brisk, 71-minute adventure though Broadway’s seedy underworld with Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and director William A. Wellman at the wheel. Fairbanks stars as Jimmy Russell,… Read More Warner Archive Review: William A. Wellman’s ‘Love Is A Racket’