Monthly Archives: October 2013

She-Wolf Of London (1946)

To call this poor excuse for a horror movie dull would be too much of a compliment. Future TV stars Don Porter (“Private Secretary”) and June Lockhart (“Lassie”, “Lost In Space”) are stuck in this celluloid quicksand with Dennis “Inspector … Continue reading

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Mostly Ghostly:More Horror For Halloween

Twenty-four tracks that have mostly fallen through the cracks. Some deserved to disappear but there are some gems in here Highlights include: “‘Til The Following Night”-Screaming Lord Sutch and The Savages, “Haunted House”-Jumpin’ Gene Simmons, “Dinner With Drac”-John Zacherle, “They’re … Continue reading

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Hart To Hart (1979-84)

Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers are Jonathan and Jennifer Hart. Jonathan is a millionaire and CEO of his own company. That doesn’t stop the rich couple from doing some amateur detecting on crimes including espionage and murder. Lionel Stander is … Continue reading

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Diamond Trail (1933)

Combination gangster-western that makes for interesting viewing. If you like curiosities from the early talkie days then check this out. Reporter Speed Morgan (Rex Bell) witnesses a rub out at the docks. The man was a bodyguard for gangster Flash … Continue reading

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The Time Dweller-Michael Moorcock (Short Stories)

Nine stories from 1963-66. A mix of SF and some horror. Favorites: “Escape From Evening” (1965 novelette) – Pepin Hunchback leaves the Moon for Earth. He wants to travel into the past. There’s no help in the town where he … Continue reading

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The Werewolf (1956)

Someone must have found a dollar or two in the street and decided to make a movie. Welcome to seventy-nine minutes of nothing. A stranger (Steven Ritch) wanders into a local tappy in the village of Mountaincrest. He asks the … Continue reading

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Live At The Hollywood Empire-Louis Armstrong And His All Stars 1949

It doesn’t get much better than this. The all stars are Jack Teagarden, Barney Bigard, Earl Hines, Arvell Shaw and Big Sid Catlett.¬† Nineteen tracks. Highlights include: “Panama”, “Body And Soul”, “C Jam Blues” and “The Sheik Of Araby.”

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Murder On The Blackboard (1935)

Second in the seven film series about an older¬†school teacher who is an amateur detective. They’re based on the novels by Stuart Palmer. Oliver did the first three movies and then a number of actresses took over the part. Once … Continue reading

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Fighting Caravans-Zane Grey (1928)

Another good one from the western author. It’s all about the hazards of wagon trains that carry freight and supply army posts and towns in the old west. It starts in 1856 as a wagon train with twelve year old … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide (1951)

I wanted to like this but the brief romantic triangle and acts of sacrifice all rang untrue and kept getting in the way. Larry Keating was all wrong and the asinine attempts to make lead character Dave Randall a studly … Continue reading

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