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Flashback

Date produced: 1955

Filmmaker(s):

Herman Wuyts

Description:

"A suspenseful thriller with story, directing and acting at its best. Excellent lighting, using on to give regular 500-watt photo-floods for interior and outdoor night scenes. Swift pace editing." PSA Journal, Dec. 1955, 36.


Haunted Camera, The

Date produced: 1938

Filmmaker(s):

Huxley Darwin Kem

Mary Kem

Description:

"Supernatural thriller made by a teenage girl." Filmpreservation.org

"15 year old Mary is bored. With her parents permission she writes her chum Martha to come for summer vacation and they will make a movie. In the meantime two convicts escape from the nearby prison. To frighten the girls away the convicts decide to play ghosts. Film ends with posse, capture and hand colored inferno." Oregon Historical Society.


Menace, The

Date produced: 1933

Filmmaker(s):

Robert F. Gowen


Morning After, The

Date produced: 1961

Filmmaker(s):

Hugh Thompson

Description:

"As the title may indicate, the main character had too much to drink. He responds to a dream of nightmarish proportions and finds things quite confusing. Finally, awakened, he finds the physical surroundings not much different. It all adds to the confusion of a morning after" PSA Journal, Oct. 1961, 48.


Olvido

Date produced: 1952

Filmmaker(s):

Oscar J. Bonello

Roberto Robertie

Description:

"Featuring a philandering wife, an illicit lover and a trusting husband, Olvido (Oblivion) proves once again, in the course of its sharply paced sequences, that the wages of sin is death. In it, the taut situations (which will lead at the last to murder and suicide) are so expertly directed and suavely acted that they develop always within the bounds of credibility. This achievement is especially noteworthy in an amateur photoplay of this melodramatic type. For others, attempting work in the same medium, have lapsed all too often into either the ridiculous or the farcical. Producers Oscar J. Bonello and Roberto Robertie, both officers of the Cine Club Argentino, in Buenos Aires, have used black and white film wisely, since its stark contrasts under low-key lighting are more effective than would be those of color. The Spanish sound track, employed sparingly and with dramatic force, is in keeping with the high standards of the rest of the picture." Movie Makers, Dec. 1952, 339.


Phantom of Cragmont, The

Date produced: 1933

Filmmaker(s):

Arthur H. Smith

Description:

"Story of murder during a treasure hunt." Movie Makers, Nov. 1933, 475.


Poison

Date produced: 1961

Filmmaker(s):

Derek A. Davy

Maurice Stevens

Description:

"The dutiful husband gets his own breakfast while his wife enjoys the luxury of sleeping late in the morning. He leaves her breakfast near the bed and we leave him for business. He becomes disturbed over the thought of a possible error in her food serving and feels the need to communicate her immediately. A nice gentle suspense builder" PSA Journal, Oct. 1961, 47.


Shades of Bacchus

Date produced: 1934


Spy Scoop, The

Date produced: 1943

Filmmaker(s):

Arthur H. Smith

Description:

A group of children who film newsreels attempt to track down an escaped Nazi agent in their community.


Tense Moment

Date produced: 1953

Filmmaker(s):

Arthur H. Smith

Description:

Thriller film about an escaped murderer, and a nearby woman who is home alone.


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