Thursday, April 07, 2011

Doodley

Hell's Half Acre

Everything you need to know about this Republic picture is here:


The least ridiculous aspect (and there are scores) of this movie is that Keye Luke is assigned the McGarrett-like role:

Philip Ahn is featured throughout:

The only vehicle of note is a beaut:

Yes, that is Elsa Lanchester and yes, she is a hack that cracks wise ... and in one of eleven thousand lines of pointless exposition we discover that she was a school teacher in Wisconsin.

The only reason to watch this mess. Jesse White is a loathsome drunk and would-be rapist. He's also incompetent at his job which is to be a goon, which is why Ahn threatens to kill him with a coffee pot.


But is reminded that he will have to clean it up himself.

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