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Classic Cinema

Abbott and Costello Hold that Ghost (1941)

Director: Arthur Lubin
Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello

Gas station attendants Chuck Murray (Bud Abbott) and Ferdie Jones (Lou Costello) aspire to better jobs. Working as temp waiters at Chez Glamour, a hig... Read more

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein & Meet the Mummy (1948)

Director: Charles Barton, Charles Lamont
Starring: Bela Lugosi, Bud Abbott, Lon Chaney Jr, Lou Costello

Meet Frankenstein: Railroad baggage clerks Chick Young (Bud Abbott) and Wilbur Grey (Lou Costello) receive a strange shipment - the last remains of Dr... Read more

Abbott and Costello: Meet Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde / Meet The Killer (1953)

7.6/10
Director: Charles Lamont
Starring: Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, Boris Karloff

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello are 18th century American detectives in London chasing down the literary legend played by Boris Karloff. / Two employees o... Read more

Abbott and Costello: Meet the Keystone Kops / In the Foreign Legion (1954)

7.6/10
Director: Charles Lamont
Starring: Lynn Bari, Lou Costello, Fred Clark, Bud Abbott

A & C are in the movie business circa 1912 this time. In between pies in the face, there's a wild chase complete with the famous Keystone Kops. Mac Se... Read more

Abraham Lincoln (1930)

5.8/10
Director: D W Griffith
Starring: Kay Hammond, Walter Huston

Abraham Lincoln was voted number two of the ten best films of 1930, heralding the comeback to movie-making by one of the world's leading pioneers - D.... Read more

Ace in the Hole (1951)

8.2/10
Director: Billy Wilder
Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling

Aka 'The Big Carnival'. Billy Wilder's biting, ahead-of-its-time commentary on the sensationalized nature of the news media stars Kirk Douglas as a st... Read more

Across the Bridge (1957)

7.3/10
Director: Ken Annakin
Starring: Bernard Lee, Rod Steiger, Marla Landi, David Knight, Noel Willman

Based on a novel by Graham Greene, this compelling crime drama stars Rod Steiger as an embezzling financier who flees to Mexico to avoid capture. Stei... Read more

Across the Pacific (1942)

6.9/10
Director: John Huston
Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet

John Huston reunites with his 'Maltese Falcon' cast in this lively espionage drama originally focused on a Japanese invasion of Hawaii until real life... Read more

Act of Violence / Mystery Street (1950)

Director: Fred Zinnemann, John Sturges
Starring: Van Heflin, Robert Ryan, Ricardo Montalban, Sally Forrest, Elsa Lanchester

This film noir double feature includes Fred Zinnemann's dark drama about a crippled G.I. stalking the commander that betrayed him in 'Act of Violence'... Read more

Action in the North Atlantic (1943)

7/10
Director: Lloyd Bacon
Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Dane Clark, Alan Hale, Raymond Massey, Julie Bishop

Humphrey Bogart and freighter captain Raymond Massey head the crew of the S.S. Seawitch as they match tactics with U-boats and the Luftwaffe. A tense... Read more