Lions, Towers & Shields #36 September 23, 2021
Take a Trip Down “Nightmare Alley”

Frauds and Geeks

Pretty actor Tyrone Power comes back from WWII and wants to play more serious part. So here he is as a carnival worker who rises through like as an increasingly successful con man. Until he doesn’t. Great noir visuals and wonderful performances by the underseen Helen Walker, and the can’t-be-overseen Joan Blondell.

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Show Notes

The Movie: review/commentary on a single classic film

Next time, we’ll watch Night Nurse (1931)

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