Tag Archives: William Wellman

How Barbara Stanwyck Filmed Night Nurse

Directed by William Wellman, Night Nurse (1931) is a classic pre-Code Warner Bros. production, loaded with gratuitous scenes of women undressing, men slapping women around, drunken mothers ignoring their children, women innocently sharing a bed, and a bootlegger who not … Continue reading

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Cagney and Harlow on The Public Enemy’s Miracle Mile

Thanks to the Turner Classic Movie Channel’s Pre-Code Festival this past month, I’ve been able to catch many great films for the first time, including the topic of this post, The Public Enemy (1931). Much has been written about this … Continue reading

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