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GaryLeeOz

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I've been searching through movie lists looking for old movies that I know nothing about. I came across a great movie title, "Johnny Stool Pigeon". It's a title that just screams out "watch me, watch me" . . . IMDB rates it 6.7 (Unlike A list movies that I expect more from, any B movie rated 6 or above usually gets my attention even when the reviews are bad) and it's got Dan Duryea in it so it couldn't be all bad. Anyway, are there other movies that have titles that just cry out to be watched. "I Wake Up Screaming" is another that comes to mind.   

rodb

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watched A SHOT IN THE DARK the other day starring ricardo cortez

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GaryLeeOz

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"A Shot in the Dark" is a good one. The title has been used a few times ... as well as the 1941 movie, there's one from 1935 with Charles Starrett (from the Durango Kid movies) and Edward Van Sloan ... and from 1964 with Peter Sellers as Inspector Clouseau.

I just found my copy of "Show Them No Mercy" so I'll be watching that soon. Some more attention grabbing titles I thought of are "I Married a Monster From Outer Space", "Crime of the Century", "Crime of Passion", "They won't Believe Me", "Mister Dynamite", " ... and the Perfect Crime" (eg. Ellery Queen and the Perfect Crime), "20,000 Years in Sing Sing", "6.000 Enemies", "the Man Who Lived twice", "Marked Woman", "Phantom Lady", "Half Angel", "the Killer is Loose", "Five Came Back", "They Made Me a Criminal"

Ed Kasprowicz

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Born to Kill, or any movie featuring Lawrence Tierney,  The Killers (early Burt Lancaster), The Naked City.

How's everyone doing?

...Ed K.

Bob Andersen

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How about "I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang"?

GaryLeeOz

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All good ones (Born to Kill, the Killers, the Naked City ... Chain Gang).

A few more interesting titles (ie. I'd watch them just for the title alone ... well, at least the first 20 mins) may be "I walked with a Zombie", "the Seventh Victim", "the Uninvited", "the Man who Knew Too Much" (even if I didn't know who Alfred Hitchcock was), "Donovan's Brain", "This Gun For Hire", "Ministry of Fear", "While the City Sleeps", "Little Shop of Horrors", "I'm No Angel".
Last Edit: July 31, 2020, 07:30:08 am by GaryLeeOz

Ed Kasprowicz

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Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, although it wasn't real good... Ed K.