Captain Blood (1935)

dir. Michael Curtiz. Set during 17th century England, a physician unbelievably named Peter Blood (Errol Flynn) is sentenced to death for tending to the wounds of a soldier who was part of the Monmouth Rebellion. Blood is spared the noose by a “whim” of King James II, who decides to sell the “traitors” as slaves in the…… Continue reading Captain Blood (1935)

The 39 Steps (1935)

dir. Alfred Hitchcock. The movie that I use for my avatar, Robert Donat as Richard Hannay, a classic man-falsely-accused-of murder-on-the-run. Top tier Hitchcock. Full of many memorable scenes, close to perfection. Personal favorites are the cranky farmer with his young bride, the romantic elderly hotel owners, and the undergarment salesmen in the train. The escape…… Continue reading The 39 Steps (1935)