Halloween Movie Fest – The Spooky 1940’s Way

Our first annual movie picks for thrill seekers seeking shrieks and shivers. Chilling! Tantalizing! Just Plain Frightful! Gather the family, dim the lights, and enjoy a classic evening of watching things that go bump in the night. "The Corpse Vanishes" from 1942. A newspaper reporter begins to investigate after a series of brides die suddenly during their wedding... Read More »

Gangster Squad – 1940s Los Angeles

Gangster Squad (the movie) is based on a series of 2008 articles in the Los Angeles Times by Paul Lieberman, and looks at the true story of an LAPD unit formed in the mid-1940s to fight back at the growing influence of the Mafia coming in from the east coast. It was a police squad with the blessing of a "no holds barred" approach to running the mob out of Los Angeles. They were issued To... Read More »

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