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The Seventh Victim

No doodles this week because I have been making the mistake of watching quality entertainment that requires my strict attention. One of the movies I watched that made me set aside my cheap sketchbook was The Seventh Victim (1943) produced … Continue reading

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Movie Matinee — Baby Face (1933)

Today, thanks to the Internet Archive, I am offering up Baby Face from 1933 featuring the incomparable Barbara Stanwyck in a torrid, pre-code melodrama that IMDB describes as: A young woman, sexually exploited all her life, decides to turn the … Continue reading

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19th & Chestnut 30 Years Ago

30 Years ago, I started working at a place at 20th and Chestnut and about a block east of that, a portion of the movie Philadelphia was being shot. The character that Denzel Washington played in the movie had a … Continue reading

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Desert Island Cinema — Laura

This is a new category I’m creating at Willceau Illo News to share the movies I can’t live without. These are the movies I would hope to have with me if I were trapped on a desert island. They are … Continue reading

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Getting Out of Dodge for a Day

My son and I wanted to take in the latest Spider-Man movie, but we decided a change in venue was in order. We decided to take a short commuter train trip to the township of Narberth in Montgomery County to … Continue reading

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The Original Animal House

See if this sounds familiar: In a college town circa 1962 a group of students carouse from bar to bar, falling in and out of bed with coeds as well as married women and culminating in a prank that has … Continue reading

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It’s the End of the World as We Know It

Long before the overstuffed, CGI abominations such as The Day After Tomorrow and Man of Steel which I refer to as disaster porn and four decades before the disaster cycle of films of the ’70s such as The Towering Inferno … Continue reading

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