Actor: Mickey Rooney

The Black Stallion (1979)

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I had remembered The Black Stallion as among the films I had seen in as a kid in movie theaters, but while watching it today I realized that probably what I remembered seeing was its sequel, The Black Stallion Returns. I would like to believe that I if I had seen the first film in […]


Skidoo (1968)

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Why is it that great pop culture always seems to be tied up in some endless litigation, or under the control of executors or heirs who don’t understand its true worth? Reportedly Otto Preminger’s children, who control the director’s estate, have never allowed his 1968 film Skidoo to be released on video or DVD, believing it […]


Manhattan Melodrama (1934)

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I have been enjoying ‘30s films so much that I have been picking what to watch based more on the date of release than anything I know about the film. I had no idea what Manhattan Melodrama was about, other than what is suggested by the title. I even forgot about the fact that this […]


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“I've gotten so I'm afraid to turn around for fear of what will happen next.”
-Margaret DeLorca (Bette Davis)
from Dead Ringer