Category Archives: 1942

Holiday Inn

When you mention Holiday Inn or White Christmas, you seem to always find people who are confused and think that they are the same movie. They are not. They are, however, a nearly perfect combination of movies for a Christmas double-feature and that’s how they play in this reviewer’s home several times during the Christmas […]

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“Pittsburgh” Markham (John Wayne) and “Cash” Evans (Randolph Scott) are friends and coal miners in 1920′s Pittsburgh. Markham has big plans for the two of them and he’s going to claw his way from the mines to the top, even if he has to bluff his way through. Early on, a fighter is “taking on […]

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