The Professor’s Fall Journal: Part 2: September


September 19th: The Baroness and I watched Crooked House, my obligatory Agatha Christie story for this season (I wasn’t able to find the 1974 Ten Little Indians and somehow this ended up on my list instead).  I’d need spoiler space to get into which 1950s horror sub-genre foundational work this prefigures*, but in any case, Crooked House boasts a great cast and seems to have been inexplicably panned. If you like high production value adaptations of Christie’s work with actors like Terence Stamp, Glenn Close, Gillian Anderson, and Christina Hendricks, this is a lot of fun. (Yeah, technically this should’ve been part of the last post…somehow it got left out! In my house we blame Phoebe, the ghost from BVH’s childhood home-Editor)

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December 13th, 2013: 1941

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September 19th, 2013: The Pirates of Blood River

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July 24th, 2013: The Four Musketeers (1974)

The Four Musketeers

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May 20th, 2013: The House that Dripped Blood

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May 3rd, 2013: Dracula aka The Horror of Dracula (1958)

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March 25th, 2013: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

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