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Scarlet Street (1945)

A mild banker and amateur painter is at a dinner honouring him for for twenty-five years of service in the bank for which he works. Enroute home he helps Kitty , an amoral femme fatale apparently being attacked by a man. Soon, he is enamoured of her, since his own domestic life is ruled by his bullying wife Adele (Rosalind Ivan), who idolises her former husband, a policeman drowned while trying to save a woman.

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Studio One – June Moon (1949)

This is an adaptation of June Moon, a famous 1929 play by George S. Kaufman and Ring Lardner. Based on the Lardner short story “Some Like Them Cold,” about a love affair that loses steam before it ever gets started.

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Thunder in the City (1939)

Edward G. Robinson and Nigel Bruce are in this movie about a salesman who goes to England to learn more mild mannered sales techniques at the behest of his employers.

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Chromecast

  Google has come up with this $35 device that will take your iPhone or Ipad, Android Phone, or Windows desktop and send it to your big screen TV.  It communicates over wifi with the TV and gives you a WYSIWYG view of whatever device you are using.  On Windows it displays the Chrome browser window on your TV screen. The reviews seem to be favorable.   It looks like it should work with Retrovision, but not with some of the stuff I link to.  The way this works on a PC is that Chromecast runs a web browser inside…