Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Mad Monster (1942)

George Zucco is a lot of fun as a mad scientist. Too bad the movie is so dull. Glenn Strange gets to play another monster. He had a lot better luck as the Frankenstein monster in several movies. His luck … Continue reading

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Inspector Hornleigh (1938)

First in the very entertaining three movie series starring Gordon Harker as the Inspector and Alastair Sim as Sgt.Bingham. This was a great series and you can’t go wrong with Sim. In this opener they have to solve the murder … Continue reading

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The Rio Casino Intrigue (1941)-F.Van Wyck Mason (Hugh North Series)

North was a combination Saint, Toff and other debonair heroes. He started life as a Captain of G-2, Military Intelligence. “The Seeds Of Murder” (1930) is the first in the series. The chicks dig him and he’s not afraid to mix … Continue reading

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Stolen Assignment (1955)

This tries to combine a murder mystery with some light hearted comedy but falls down in both attempts. Charles Farrell as newspaper editor Percy Simpson is just terrible. Henry Crossley is married to a rich woman. He’s an amateur artist … Continue reading

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Ten Million Years To Friday-John Lymington (1967)

Many years ago I bought a box of SF paperbacks sight unseen. Included were a number of books by John Lymington. I’m still trying to find at least one that makes any sense. I did find one, 1964’s “FROOMB!”, but … Continue reading

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Circumstantial Evidence (1935)

A reporter gets in big trouble trying to prove a point. An attempt is made to mix in some comedy but it falls flat with a big thud. John Cassidy is sentenced to death due to circumstantial evidence. In the … Continue reading

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The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (1957-60)

The one hour sequel to “I Love Lucy.” The Ricardos are living in the country. Their landlords are Fred and Ethel. Each episode features a guest star. There were thirteen episodes in all. Final episode: April 1,1960: “Lucy Meets The … Continue reading

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