JUNGLE SIREN (1942) Buster Crabbe, Ann Corio. Cool jungle flick with the Foreign Legion, native uprisings, and ruthless Nazis. Corio is dazzling as usual. From 16mm.
GIRLS IN CHAINS (1943) Arline Judge, Roger Clark. Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer. Arline tries to improve conditions in a prison but ends up tangled in a web of murder. Watch for the great opening scene where a thug gets taken for a ride by his gangster pals. From a nice, original 16mm print.
ISLE OF FORGOTTEN SINS (1943) John Carradine, Gale Sondergaard, Frank Fenton, Sidney Toler, Veda Ann Borg. Two seafaring rivals search for a fortune in gold. PRC's big attempt at a sprawling seafaring epic, running almost 80 minutes. Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer. Recently remastered from a nice 16mm print.
SWING HOSTESS (1944) Martha Tilton, Iris Adrian. Lively musical about an unemployed singer who starts working for a jukebox firm. Who says PRC musicals weren't any good? From a top 16mm print.