Tag Archives: Marsha Hunt

Anthony Mann – Raw Deal (1948)

Synopsis:
Joe Sullivan is itching to get out of prison. He’s taken the rap for Rick, who owes him $50 Grand. Rick sets up an escape for Joe, knowing that Joe will be caught escaping and be shot or locked away forever. But with the help of his love-struck girl Pat and his sympathetic legal caseworker Ann, Joe gets further than he’s supposed to, and we are posed with two very important questions: Is Joe really the cold and heartless criminal he appears to be, or is there a heart of gold under that gritty exterior? And does Joe belong with the tough, street-wise Pat, or with the prim, moralizing Ann? Read More »

André De Toth – None Shall Escape (1944)

Synopsis:
In this drama, a crippled German veteran of WW I attempts to reconcile his recent experiences with his former ideologies in this drama. After the war he goes back to his hometown on the German-Polish border to his old teaching job. Time passes and he becomes increasingly cynical and bitter; he then finds himself increasingly drawn to dark, oppressive ideologies that cause his fiancee to abandon him. He then rapes a female student and finds himself thrown out of his village. It is not long before he joins the Nazi party where he quickly rises in the ranks. By the time he returns to his village, he has become a terrifying Nazi commandant. Read More »

Christy Cabanne – Annapolis Salute (1937)

Synopsis:
The adventures of three disparate cadets at the US Naval Academy–one the son of a Navy enlisted man, the other the scion of a wealthy family, the third decent but somewhat slow-witted–and their struggles with the rigors of the academy, women, and each other. Read More »