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The Golden Coach (1953)

France 103m, Colour Director: Jean Renoir; Cast: Anna Magnani, Odoardo Spadaro, Duncan Lamont, George Higgins, Ralph Truman The Golden Coach is Jean Renoir’s celebration of theatre on film. Set in … Continue reading

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The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)

UK 81m, B&W Director: Charles Crichton; Cast: Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sid James, Alfie Bass The Lavender Hill Mob is an engaging, quick-paced and clever comedy starring Alec Guinness as … Continue reading

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The Big Sleep (1946)

USA 115m, B&W Director: Howard Hawks; Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers As stories go, the Big Sleep is as convoluted as they come. There is a … Continue reading

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Spellbound (1945)

USA 111m, B&W Director: Alfred Hitchcock; Cast: Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, Michael Chekhov, Leo G. Carroll Spellbound is an odd but intriguing love story within a murder-mystery wrapped in psychoanalysis. … Continue reading

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