Tag Archives: Ricardo Montalban

“Border Incident” (1949)

Blowhard, Esq. writes: A notable movie if only for the attitudes and assumptions it embodies. Released in the late 40s, it’s a social problem film about illegal immigration shot like a Mexican noir by cinematographer John Alton. Director Anthony Mann, who … Continue reading

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Dance Du Jour

Eddie Pensier writes: Sexy sequence from “On An Island With You” (1948), with Cyd Charisse and Ricardo Montalbán. If you only know Montalbán from Fantasy Island, Star Trek, and “Corinthian Leather”, this may surprise you. He’s a terrific partner as … Continue reading

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“The Kissing Bandit,” Frank Sinatra, and Ricardo Montalban

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I’ve been going through some of the lesser-known MGM musicals of late. There’s a lot of dreck hiding out in that celebrated body of work. But one of the things you quickly realize is that even … Continue reading

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