That Lady in Ermine (1948) – Ernst Lubitsch & Otto Preminger

The final title from the What Else To Watch list as featured in DK Canada’s The Movie Book following its recommendation of To Be Or Not To Be is this fantasy/musical/comedy starring Betty Grable, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., and Cesar Romero. Grable is Angelina, a ruling countess, who just go married to Count Mario (Romeo). It…

Magnum, p.i. (1984/1985) – Kiss of the Sabre and Little Games

  We start out with something really fun this week, with this episode, Kiss of the Sabre, written by Jay Huguely with an original air date of 13 December, 1984. Magnum (Tom Selleck) is being seriously put-upon by author Betty Windom (Cassie Yates) who has been given leave to stay at the estate by Robin…

The Devil is a Woman (1935) – Josef von Sternberg

  The final pairing of von Sternberg and MarleneĀ Dietrich is this film, and it is also the final recommendation from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book for my screening of The Blue Angel. This time around, Dietrich, who plays Concha Perez, is nothing but trouble. And, she doesn’t even get any proper…