Double Indemnity, Edward G. Robinson, & HUAC

Barbara Stanwyck is George Washington, Billy Wilder Defines Film Noir, Fred MacMurray Doesn’t Murder Husbands, & Edward G. Robinson Is Not a Communist. From 1944, it’s Double Indemnity.

Confessions of a Nazi Spy (1939)

Edward G. Robinson Receives Death Threats from Nazis, Almost Joins the French Army, Is the First Movie Star in Normandy After D-Day, and Inspires the German Underground

some like it hot

Some Like It Hot (1959)

[…] otherwise. In Some Like It Hot, Raft pokes fun at his association with the coin toss when he sees a young hood (played by fellow gangster great Edward G. Robinson’s son) flipping a coin at the “Friends of the Italian Opera” Convention and asks him: “Where’d you learn that cheap trick?” George Raft asks […]

The Revolt of Mamie Stover

The Independent Jane Russell & The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956)

[…] Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956) and our month with Jane Russell. Join me next week as I introduce our next Star of the Month, the screen’s cultured gangster, Edward G. Robinson. The Revolt of Mamie Stover The Revolt of Mamie Stover The Revolt of Mamie Stover The Revolt of Mamie Stover The Revolt of Mamie […]