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Don’t Bet on Blondes (1935) – Warren William Beats Odds

Don't Bet on Blondes (1935) - Warren William Beats Odds

A look at Warren William as Odds Owen in Warner Brother’s Don’t Bet on Blondes (1935) including examples of his trading barbs with Guy Kibbee’s Colonel Youngblood.

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Just Around the Corner (1933) – Warren and Co. Pitch for G.E.

Just Around the Corner (1933) - Warren and Co. Pitch for G.E.

A look at the very rare 1933 General Electric promotional short Just Around the Corner, starring Warner Bros. contract players Warren William, Bette Davis, Dick Powell, Joan Blondell and Ruth Donnelly.

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Fear (1946) – Crime and Punishment, Poverty Row Style

Fear (1946) - Crime and Punishment, Poverty Row Style

Warren William plays a part modeled on Dostoevsky’s Inspector Porfiry from Crime and Punishment in Alfred Zeisler’s low budget Fear (1946) from Monogram Pictures.

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Satan Met a Lady (1936) starring Warren William and Bette Davis

Satan Met a Lady (1936) starring Warren William and Bette Davis

Warren William stars with Bette Davis in Satan Met a Lady (1936), the second film adaptation of Dashiell Hammett’s The Maltese Falcon. Background of the film and stars in the time surrounding this movie. Attempting to distance this much maligned title from the 1941 film classic.

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Warren William Wears Black Hat in Wild Bill Hickok Rides (1942)

Warren William Wears Black Hat in Wild Bill Hickok Rides (1942)

Warren William watches Chicago burn with indifference before heading off to Powder River, Wyoming where he’ll butt heads with Bruce Cabot’s Wild Bill Hickok in WILD BILL HICKOK RIDES (1942) starring Constance Bennett.

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Warren William on the Golf Course with Bobby Jones … plus Perry Mason

Warren William on the Golf Course with Bobby Jones ... plus Perry Mason

Warren William odds and ends including Warner Archive release of the Bobby Jones Golf Shorts and Perry Mason Collection; Wild Bill Hickok Rides on TCM, Nov. 27; PLus my latest Warren William collectible acquisitions.

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Warren William Under TCM’s Stars – 5 Years Tracking the Cult of Warren

Warren William Under TCM's Stars - 5 Years Tracking the Cult of Warren

A look back at how Warren William has grown in popularity the past 5 years leading into TCM’s Summer Under the Stars tribute on August 30.

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Warren William Stars in Gold Diggers of 1933 – After It’s Half Over

Warren William Stars in Gold Diggers of 1933 - After It's Half Over

Warren William as J. Lawrence Bradford in the Warner Brothers hit musical Gold Diggers of 1933. Includes notes on the publicity campaign.

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Warren William Cons the Yaps in The Mind Reader (1933)

Warren William Cons the Yaps in The Mind Reader (1933)

Warren William stars as Chandra in The Mind Reader (1933). A look at the growing cult of William. Where it stood by the time of this title in 1933 and why this character helps bolster his pre-code reputation today.

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Warren William Is No Third Wheel in Arsene Lupin Returns (1938)

Warren William Is No Third Wheel in Arsene Lupin Returns (1938)

A look at MGM’s Arsene Lupin Returns (1938) starring Melvyn Douglas as Lupin and Virginia Bruce as his girl. With Warren William sleuthing.

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