Tag Archive | 1930s films

Satan Met a Lady; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Satan Met a Lady; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Adaptation of Dashiell Hammett’s The Maltese Falcon tries too hard to be everything but The Maltese Falcon.

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San Francisco; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

San Francisco; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Epic story of romance set against the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.

The Old Maid; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The Old Maid; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Heartbreaking story of the love-hate relationship between two cousins that leaves one a bitter and frustrated old maid.

The Bishop Murder Case; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The Bishop Murder Case; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Painfully creaky and incoherent.

Holiday; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Holiday; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Genre-defying film pairs charismatic couple Hepburn and Grant in a celebration of nonconformity.

The Big House; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The Big House; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Entertaining, pre-code prison movie shows aesthetic innovation and complex idea of morality.

Four’s a Crowd; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Four’s a Crowd; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Breezy screwball comedy reveals Errol Flynn’s untapped comedy skills.