Lloyd Bacon
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Blogs // 4 Articles

When Talkies Were Red Hot: 'Gold Dust Gertie' and 'Her Majesty, Love'
7 Feb 2016 // 9:10 PM

From the era of Hollywood's creative borrowing of Broadway come two scandalous comedies that predate the Production Code's thematic restrictions.

Baseball Double Feature - Kill the Umpire / Safe at Home (1950)
12 Apr 2007 // 5:59 PM

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.


'42nd Street' Is Still a Young and Healthy Musical
18 May 2015 // 10:00 AM

42nd Street invented or perfected all the clich├ęs of the backstage musical.

'Mother Is a Freshman' Is a Study in Dwindling Fortitudes
11 Feb 2015 // 10:00 PM

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

//Mixed media

Tricks or Treats? Ten Halloween Blu-rays That May Disrupt Your Life

// Short Ends and Leader

"The best of this stuff'll kill you.

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