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Joel McCrea and Veronica Lake in Preston Sturges’ Sullivan’s Travels

Joel McCrea plays a director in Sullivan’s Travels. He has carved out a career of churning out one comedy after another. He remains unfulfilled and longs to make a “serious” film, one that would allow him to leave his mark not only in the film industry but on the world. Successful, yet spoiled and naive,… Continue reading Joel McCrea and Veronica Lake in Preston Sturges’ Sullivan’s Travels

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Sultry Lake, Amazing Ladd and Superb Work from William Bendix in The Blue Dahlia

Blue Dahlia was made in 1946 and starred two popular actors of the day, Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake. William Bendix definitely stole the show in this one. Novelist Raymond Chandler wrote the screenplay and versatile director George Marshall directed.  If you want to familiarize yourself with film noir, you won’t go wrong with this… Continue reading Sultry Lake, Amazing Ladd and Superb Work from William Bendix in The Blue Dahlia