Dickie Moore (1925-2015), Lost and Found

Where all parents are strong and wise and capable, and all children are happy and beloved... —H.I., Raising Arizona https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHbExzVqYZM It's an intense little face. The Cupid's Bow mouth and tiny, turned-up nose sit beneath large, dark,...

Strangers in a Strange Land: The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1932), Shanghai Express (1932), and The Scarlet Empress (1934)

Here are three pre-Code films about women from the West who find themselves in dangerous situations in exotic lands (China in two, Russia in the other). The women are thrown upon their own resources, their ability to adapt and survive, with little or no support or...