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Frank's Movie Log

My life at the movies.

A Holy Terror

1931 | United States | 53 min
  • Watched on Friday Nov 27, 2020 via YouTube
    F: 1 star (out of 5)

    Nonsense plot has polo-playing, New York trust-funder O’Brien flying to Wyoming to investigate his father’s murder. After crash-landing his prop-plane in Eilers’s shower, he runs up against Bogie, the foreman of the man he’s in town to see.

    Forgettable in every way, save it marks Bogie’s first performance as a heavy, a role he’d struggle to escape for much of his early career.

    The print on YouTube was a hybrid workprint, including title cards for fade-ins and outs, and missing several minutes. That said, I can’t imagine the missing footage turning this turkey into anything but a longer turkey.