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Notes on “Man Wanted”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Although William Dieterle had a long, distinguished career, I think he was at his best in his early Hollywood pictures. Movies like “Jewel Robbery” and “The Last Flight” have a light, off-the-cuff quality that leavens the director’s taste … Continue reading

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“Journey’s End”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Based on a play by R. C. Sherriff, the 1930 “Journey’s End” is a good example of a movie which benefits from its stage origins. It’s less a war film than a waiting-through-a-war film: for most … Continue reading

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