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3 things about Vincent Sherman’s ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT

All Through the Night [1942] 1. “You’re not a bad-looking character. I’d hate to see that fine nose of yours smeared all over your pan.” 2. Fire axe through Hitler’s portrait. 3. A Chinese man clobbers a Nazi.

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3 things about Howard Hawks’ TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT

To Have and Have Not [1944] 1. He sings “Am I Blue” without changing the gender of the pronouns. 2. “Here’s that bottle again. It’s getting to be quite a problem, isn’t it? 3. The way she flutters her eyelashes … Continue reading

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3 things about Lloyd Bacon’s MARKED WOMAN

Marked Woman [1937] 1. “Well, how do you want it, honey? Soft and smooth, or loud and hard?” 2. We don’t witness the beating, only the aftermath. 3. Arm in arm, the women disappear into the fog.

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3 things about Michael Curtiz’ CASABLANCA

Casablanca [1942] 1. “Only one answer can take care of all our questions.” 2. A trio of coupe glasses on top of the piano. 3. Their footprints reveal puddles on the tarmac. 3 other things.

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3 things about Raoul Walsh’s HIGH SIERRA

High Sierra [1941] 1. A dead body in a bed, no sentiment about it. 2. When we see her again Velma has a new hairstyle. 3. A bus to Las Vegas.

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3 things about John Huston’s KEY LARGO

Key Largo [1948] 1. “Put it this way, for a few hours you’re going to be our guests.” 2. He grabs her by the arms and goes in for a kiss. She’s too stunned to resist. 3. Glistening, miniature rubber … Continue reading

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3 things about John Huston’s THE AFRICAN QUEEN

The African Queen [1951] 1. “‘What an absurd idea.’ ‘What an absurd idea.’ Lady, you got ten absurd ideas for my one.” 2. Leeches. Salt. 3. A flock of empty gin bottles bobbing in the river.

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