Category Archives: Alan Ladd

Up the Greek Without a Paddle: “Boy on a Dolphin” (1957)

     Up the Greek Without a Paddle:  “Boy on a Dolphin”  (1957)      Adventure films, which were especially plentiful in the colorful world of 1950’s cinema, generally included the most basic ingredients deemed necessary to draw the audiences … Continue reading

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In the Shadows of Good and Evil: “13 West Street” (1962)

          “13 West Street”      (1962)      “13 West Street” is an example of the juvenile delinquency movie of the later 50’s and early 60’s, which purports to caution against the roving teen and his natural inclination to violent antisocial behavior, … Continue reading

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