Double Cross (1941)

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     On June 27, 1941, Producer’s Releasing Corporation (PRC) released Double Cross (1941).  The film is a starring vehicle for Kane Richmond, who displays his usual rugged toughness backed up by intelligence.  In this film, Richmond plays Police Officer Jim Murray, the son of a Police Captain.      At the beginning of the film, Jim Murray’s friend Steve

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Metropolis (1927)

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     On January 10, 1927, Universum Film (UFA) released Fritz Lang’s Metropolis (1927).  The German film company produced a science fiction class, which still holds up today.  On the Internet Movie Database website (IMDB), users rate it 8.3 out of 10 stars.  It is #104 on the Top 250.      In a theme society has wrestled with since

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The Son of Monte Cristo (1940)

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      On January 10, 1940, Rowland V. Lee released his low-budget feature film The Son of Monte Cristo (1940) through United Artists.  Rowland V. Lee started directing films in 1920 and would make 59 films before retiring in 1945.  In this film, Louis Hayward plays The Count of Monte Cristo, Edmund Dantes, Jr.  The Count inherits his father’s money

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