Tag Archives: George Blair

George Blair – Lightnin’ in the Forest (1948)

Psychiatrist David Lamont is pressured into “analyzing” the madcap but glamorous niece of a judge. Then crooks on the lam intrude. Read More »

George Blair – End of the Road (1944)

A crime writer believes that a man imprisoned for committing the notorious “Flower Shop Murder” is innocent of the crime. He believes he knows who the actual culprit is, and sets out to befriend the man and get enough evidence to prove that he is the real killer. Read More »

George Blair – Destination Big House (1950)

School teacher Janet Brooks innocently involves herself in a scandal while spending the week-end alone in the mountain cabin of her fiancée, Dr. Walter Phillips. She gives first aid to a wounded racketeer, Joe Bruno, who is running out on his mob with eighty thousand dollars in cash. Unknown to Janet, Bruno hides the money in the cabin. She goes on an errand and two mobsters, Ed Somers and “Stubby” Moore), make a call on Bruno and then depart after delivering a couple of soon-to-be-fatal gunshot wounds. Bruno manages to get to the highway and hitches a ride from a passing motorist who drives him to the Coniston hospital. In front of a number of doctors as witnesses, Bruno draws up a will leaving the eighty-thousand bucks to Janet, but dies before he can reveal where the money is located. Read More »

Bobbie Mann & Paul Robello – St Kilda: Britain’s Loneliest Isle (1928)

Touching short documentary about life in the island of St. Kilda, the most isolated of the Hebrides, shot between 1923 and 1928 (only a few years before it was abandoned by his inhabitants in 1930). The evacuation of this island inspired Michael Powell to create The edge of the world in 1937. Read More »