Richard Greene

  • Sidney Lanfield – The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)

    1931-1940CrimeMysterySidney LanfieldUSA

    Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson investigate the legend of a supernatural hound, a beast that may be stalking a young heir on the fog-shrouded moorland that makes up his estate.

    ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’ (1939) is the most well-known cinematic adaptation of the book, and is often regarded as one of the better film versions of it. It differs somewhat, but not as much as the 1959 film version.Read More »

  • Jesús Franco – The Castle of Fu Manchu (1969)

    1961-1970AdventureHorrorJesus FrancoUnited Kingdom

    The evil mastermind Fu Manchu plots his latest scheme to basically freeze over the Earth’s oceans with his diabolical new device. Opposing him is his arch-nemesis, Interpol’s very British Dr. Nayland Smith.Read More »

  • Henry King – Little Old New York (1940)

    1931-1940ClassicsHenry KingRomanceUSA

    Quote:
    In the 1800s, American inventor Robert Fulton (Richard Greene) travels from Europe to New York intent on building a steamboat that will revolutionize river travel between waterfront boroughs, but instead gets a rude welcome from a vicious shipyard boss at a local tavern owned by salty beauty Pat O’Day (Alice Faye). Pat takes a shine to Fulton and offers to help him out, but her jealous boyfriend — sailor Charles Brownne (Fred MacMurray) — fears the new vessel will put him out of work.Read More »

  • John Ford – Four Men and a Prayer (1938)

    1931-1940AdventureJohn FordMysteryUSA

    Synopsis:
    Colonel Loring Leigh, British Indian Army, appears to have issued an order that cost 90 lives. Cashiered, he returns home, tells his sons of a conspiracy by an arms syndicate to supply the rebels…then is found dead, an apparent suicide. To clear their father, the four sons must globetrot in a hazardous search for evidence, closely followed by Geoffrey’s sweetheart Lynn Cherrington.Read More »

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