Warner Archive Review: Joan Fontaine in ‘The Man Who Found Himself’

The star of The Man Who Found Himself, a 1937 RKO B-movie directed by Lew Landers, is supposed to be John Beal, an actor whose career stretched from 1933 to 1993. But as anyone with eyes can see, the real star of this little forgotten melodrama-with-a-capital-M is 19-year-old Joan Fontaine in her first starring role.… Read More Warner Archive Review: Joan Fontaine in ‘The Man Who Found Himself’

Frank Sinatra: The Early Years – ‘Higher and Higher’

I recently picked up Warner Bros. Home Video’s 2008 DVD set ‘Frank Sinatra: The Early Years.’ I’ve never seen any of these films and have just started going through them in chronological order. The earliest film in the set is ‘Higher and Higher.’ Frank Sinatra made his starring debut in the 1943 RKO movie Higher… Read More Frank Sinatra: The Early Years – ‘Higher and Higher’