Posts filed under "Free Online Movies"

Watch It: Felix the Cat Toons

Posted by Brandy Dean February 8, 2013 0 Comment 3507 views

Forget the mouse, Felix the Cat was the original cartoon superstar. From the late 1910’s to the late 1920’s Felix ruled the reels. And why not? He’s adorable and funny and often quite surreal. Here’s a few Felix fun facts: Felix appeared in the 1927 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, making him the first balloon to float […]

Watch It: Salome (1923)

Posted by Brandy Dean February 3, 2013 2 Comments 5438 views

Salome (1923), directed by Charles Bryant and starring Alla Nazimova, is the third film adaptation of  the Oscar Wilde play of the same name., after a short Salome (1910) and the Theda Bara version of Salome (1918, lost). The play itself is a loose retelling of the biblical story of King Herod and his execution […]

Watch It: The Hands of Orlac (1925)

Posted by Brandy Dean January 31, 2013 1 Comment 3769 views

The Hands of Orlac, or Orlacs Hände, is a late expressionist silent film produced by Robert Wiene (of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari fame). This is a weird one, people. A pianist loses his hands and gets a pretty amazing hand transplant. But they’re the hands of a killer! Does Orlac control his own hands, […]

Watch It: Road to Hong Kong (1962)

Posted by Brandy Dean January 20, 2013 0 Comment 3403 views

The Road to Hong Kong is a 1962 American comedy film directed by Norman Panama and starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Joan Collins. This was the last in the long-running Road to … series and the only episode not produced by Paramount Pictures, though reference to the other films in the series are featured […]

Watch It: Road to Bali (1952)

Posted by Brandy Dean January 20, 2013 0 Comment 3292 views

Road to Bali is a 1952 American comedy film directed by Hal Walker and starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamour. Released by Paramount Pictures on November 1, 1952, the film is the sixth of the seven Road to … movies. It was the only such movie filmed in color and was the first […]

Watch It: Road to Singapore (1940)

Posted by Brandy Dean January 20, 2013 0 Comment 3573 views

Road to Singapore is a 1940 American comedy film directed by Victor Schertzinger and starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamour. Based on a story by Harry Hervey, the film is about two playboys trying to forget previous romances in Singapore, where they meet a beautiful woman. Distributed by Paramount Pictures, the film marked […]

Watch It: Road to Morocco (1942)

Posted by Brandy Dean January 20, 2013 1 Comment 4277 views

Road to Morocco is an 1942 American comedy film about two fast-talking guys tossed up on a desert shore and sold into slavery to a beautiful princess. The movie is the third of the “Road to …” films starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamour, and also features Anthony Quinn and Dona Drake. Read […]

Watch It: Fatty and Mabel Adrift (1916)

Posted by Brandy Dean January 9, 2013 1 Comment 4758 views

Fatty and Mabel Adrift was released on January 9, 1916 by Keystone. Arbuckle plays a naive farm boy marrying his sweetheart, Normand. The pair honeymoons – with Fatty’s dog Luke in tow – at a cottage on the seashore. At high tide that night, Fatty’s romantic rival, played by Al St. John, and his confederates […]

Watch It: The Outlaw and His Wife (1918)

Posted by Brandy Dean January 1, 2013 0 Comment 4081 views

Happy new year to all! I know you’re feeling a little sluggish today and I just read that NetFlix is suffering outages! What’s a movie fan to do? Well, you can watch Victor Victor Sjöström’s The Outlaw and His Wife (1918). You may also know the film as Berg-Ejvind och hans hustru, if that’s how you roll. […]

Watch It and Review It: Be My Wife (1921)

Posted by Brandy Dean December 6, 2012 1 Comment 3058 views

Be My Wife (1921) was written and directed by and stars Max Linder. Linder is a little bit like the rich man’s Charlie Chaplin. While Linder was actually French and always “European,” his recurring comic character of Max was popular with American audiences for awhile. But the prevalence of hardcore slapstick meant Linder’s movies became […]

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