Monthly Archives: July 2010

Green Eyes (1934)

Jean Kester (Shirley Grey) invites some friends over to her nasty Grandfather’s mansion. It’s a costume party. Everyone looks like an idiot. Upstairs, someone stabs Grandpa to death. Meanwhile, Jean and her boyfriend take off to elope. He cut the phone … Continue reading

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Downhill (When Boys Leave Home) (1927)

I was curious to see this since it was directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Roddy Berwick comes from a wealthy family. He’s the pride of his school and the future is bright. He and his friend take a trip to the … Continue reading

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Starfist series-David Sherman & Dan Cragg

Great military SF. In the opener,”First To Fight”, a seven man team of Marines are seventy-five light years from home. They’re in a desert with only enough water for one day. They have no arms and no back up. Marine … Continue reading

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Go Get “Em, Haines (1936)

Before making a mint as Hopalong Cassidy, Bill Boyd appeared in movies like this. Here he’s a reporter assigned to interview a millionaire whose utility company is about to tank. When his cab pulls up to the mansion, he sees … Continue reading

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The Lawless Years (1959-61)

Gangstermania hit TV in 1959 with The Untouchables and this series, also loosely based on a real person. This one has James Gregory playing New York cop Barney Ruditsky. The time:The 20’s.  In one episode, Barney takes on Dutch Schultz … Continue reading

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The Girl In Lovers Lane (1959)

Danny’s parents are getting a divorce. The upset twenty something runs away from home and hops a freight. Not long before he’s being chased through a train yard for his wallet. He tosses the wallet away. The disappointed crooks can’t … Continue reading

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Laff Of The Party Volume 1-Redd Foxx (1956)

Dooto put out a lot of comedy albums, mostly by Redd Foxx. Some good, some not so good. This collection is one of the best. The highlight is, “The New Soap.” This is classic Foxx. Over the years he repeated … Continue reading

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