Film It's I Married A Witch, but let's take stock.
When I began this project, back in January 2015, I knew there'd be a point when my ability to anecdote around films would become appreciatively more difficult. Honestly, I thought it would be once I'd breached the year of my birth barrier, but due to catch up and actually having seen a fair few films in my forty odd years that wasn't the case through the rest of the seventies and into the sixties.
But the slowdown has come and here we are in 1942 with I Married A Witch, a film about which I have absolutely nothing to say.
The Wikipedia page makes Veronica Lake sound like a total nightmare and also tremendous fun entirely in keeping with her on-screen character, something which her co-star and crew totally failed to reconsile.
Yet I have no words. I saw it on the iPlayer last year after a broadcast on BBC Two one weekend morning in their classic film slot. I loved it to bits and have fond memories.
Here's an introduction from Joe Dante. No one liked Veronica Lake it seems.
Looking towards the next forty odd years and so forty odd weeks of entries, I'm beginning to wonder about the extent to which I'm going to sustain this or try your patience.
Next week's film is obvious and you can expect some funny discussion of aspect ratios and the one after that is inspired by something in this post. Everything is linked together.
Apologies for this fortnight's freak out.