Psycho Jellyfish Blog

What's Dave Watching? - And Then There Were None

Mystery, Agatha Christie, Adaptations, Forgotten Classics

And Then There Were None (1945)

Directed by Renè Clair

Witten by Dudley Nichols from a novel by Agatha Christie

Starring Barry Fitzgerald, Walter Huston, Louis Hayward, Roland Young, June Duprez, Mischa Auer, C. Aubrey Smith, Judith Anderson, Richard Haydn, and Queenie Leonard


What's Dave Watching? - Mystery House

Mystery, Classic Films, Camp

Mystery House (1939)

Directed by Noel M. Smith

Written by Sherman L. Lowe and Robertson White from a novel by Mignon G. Eberhart

Starring Dick Purcell, Ann Sheridan, Anne Nagel, Elspeth Dudgeon, William Hopper, Anthony Averill, Hugh O’Connell, and Shelia Bromley


What's Dave Watching? - Mildred Pierce

Joan Crawford, Film Noir, Great Movies

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Directed by Michael Curtiz

Written by Ranald MacDougall from a James M. Cain novel

Starring Joan Crawford, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott, Ann Blyth, Bruce Bennett, and Moroni Olsen


Brought in for questioning on the homicide of her husband the titular Mildred recounts the events in her life that lead her, and those around her, to the fatal evening.

What's Dave Watching? - The Prowler

The Prowler, Van Heflin, Film Noir, Hidden Gems, Underappreciated Movies, Blacklisted, Cult Movies

The Prowler (1951)

Directed by Joseph Losey

Written by Dalton Trumbo

Starring Van Heflin, Evelyn Keyes, and John Maxwell


What's Dave Watching? - Across 110th Street

Blaxploitation, Gritty Movies, Underrated Movies, Anthony Quinn, Yaphet Kotto

Across 110th Street (1972)

Directed by Barry Shear

Written by Luther Davis from a Wally Ferris novel

Starring Anthony Quinn, Yaphet Kotto, Paul Benjamin, Ed Bernard, Antonio Fargas, Anthony Franciosa, and Norma Donaldson