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Lloyd Bacon

Reviews

Thursday, April 12 2007

Baseball Double Feature - Kill the Umpire / Safe at Home (1950)

Sony might have been swinging for the fences with this DVD release, but it ended up hitting an easy pop fly to the shallow outfield.


Blogs

Wednesday, February 11 2015

'Mother Is a Freshman' Is a Study in Dwindling Fortitudes

This movie, which mines the dated territory of professor/student relationships, trivializes education while looking swank.


Wednesday, December 3 2014

'Boy Meets Girl' Is Brought Home by (Lloyd) Bacon

The sharp direction of Lloyd Baker, along with the ace acting of James Cagney and Pat O'Brien, makes this rat-a-tat '30s comedy a gem.


Tuesday, October 7 2014

'Wake Up and Dream' Was, and Still Is, an Odd Duck

This film may have picked up some sentimental value over the past 70 years, but it hasn't picked up much else during that time.


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