|My Favorite Spy 1942 N/R, 85 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy
Director: Tay Garnett
Cast: Kay Kyser, Ellen Drew, Jane Wyman, Robert Armstrong, Helen Westley, William Demarest, Una O'Connor, Moroni Olsen, George Cleveland, M.A. Bogue, Lionel Royce, Vaughan Glaser, Hobart Cavanaugh, Chester Clute, Teddy Hart
In a comedy of errors, Kay Kyser is recruited by the Army to help in espionage work. An espionage group is suspected to be taking cover in the nightclub where Kyser's band plays, and his job is to infiltrate the gang. Kyser was recently married to Terry (Ellen Drew), and she is unhappy with their separation and becomes suspicious of Kyser's involvement with secret agent Connie (Jane Wyman). Lots of slapstick moments ensue. Comedian great Harold Lloyd was the producer.
|Rulers of the Sea 1939 N/R, 93 min.|
Genre: Drama / Adventure
Director: Frank Lloyd
Cast: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Margaret Lockwood, Will Fyffe, George Bancroft, Montagu Love, David Torrence, Alan Ladd, Mary Gordon, Vaughan Glaser, Lester Matthews
In this historical drama, John Shaw (Will Fyffe) and David Gillespie (Douglas Fairbanks Jr.) search for financial support to produce a steam engine for use on transatlantic voyages that will cut the time at sea in half.
|Saboteur 1942 N/R, 108 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery / Thriller
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Cast: Robert Cummings, Priscilla Lane, Norman Lloyd, Otto Kruger, Alan Baxter, Clem Bevans, Alma Kruger, Vaughan Glaser, Dorothy Peterson, Ian Wolfe, Frances Carson, Murray Alper, Pedro de Cordoba, Kathryn Adams, Billy Curtis
In this good Alfred Hitchcock film, World War II factory worker Barry Kane (Robert Cummings) is on the run with Patricia Marlin (Priscilla Lane) after being falsely accused of sabotage. Kane is trying to find the real saboteur, and following closely on their heels are both Nazi agents and the police, but Kane does finally catch up with Frank Frye (Norman Lloyd) who committed the crime. The Statue of Liberty is the scene of the rousing climax.
|Those Were the Days! 1940 N/R, 74 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
aka: Good Old School Days
At Good Old Siwash
Director: Theodore Reed
Cast: William Holden, Bonita Granville, Ezra Stone, Judith Barrett, Richard Denning, James Seay, Alan Ladd, Vaughan Glaser, Lucien Littlefield, Phillip Terry, Sheila Ryan, Tom Rutherford, Aldrich Bowker, Douglas Kennedy, John Laird
Romance on the college campus is the theme of this film about the courtship of Martha (Bonita Granville) by Petey (William Holden). When Petey gets in trouble, Judge Malachi Scroggs (Vaughan Glaser), who is Martha's father, forbids Petey from seeing Martha. But, Petey will stop at nothing to gain Martha's love, and the story is told years later by Petey and Martha at an anniversary party.
|1. My Favorite Spy (1942)|
2. Rulers of the Sea (1939)
3. Saboteur (1942)
4. Those Were the Days! (1940)
aka: Good Old School Days
aka: At Good Old Siwash
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