Monthly Archives: March 2015

Get That Man (1935)

Nothing special as a man is forced to pose as the estranged son of a millionaire as a crooked P.I. tries to lay his hands on a fortune. He’s not alone. The police are holding a lineup for crime victims. … Continue reading

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The Stainless Steel Rat-Harry Harrison (1961) (The Stainless Steel Rat Series)

First entry in this eleven book series. A number of short stories were published along the way. The final entry was “The Stainless Steel Rat Returns” (2010). The series is fun, suspenseful and clever  The humor never gets slapstick or … Continue reading

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Railroaded! (1947)

John Ireland makes a great slimeball and Hugh Beumont  gives a good performance as a cop in this story of a young man framed for killing a cop during a robbery. Clara Calhoun (Sheila Ryan) runs a beauty shop that’s … Continue reading

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The Complete Chess Singles A’s And B’s 1955-61-Chuck Berry 2 CD’s

Instant collection of the rock & roll pioneer. Fifty tracks on this set. CD #1 highlights include: “Roll Over Beethoven”, “Too Much Monkey Business”, “School Days”, Rock And Roll Music”, “Sweet Little Sixteen”, “Johnny B.Goode” and “Carol.” CD #2 highlights … Continue reading

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Evelyn Prentice (1934)

Powell and Loy drop Nick and Nora for this bland soapie that’s a real misfire. John Prentice (William Powell) is a high powered defense attorney. Evelyn (Myrna Loy) is his neglected but dutiful wife. John’s client is Nancy Harrison (Rosalind … Continue reading

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Tiger By The Tail-James Hadley Chase (1954)

Another good one from Chase. Ken Holland is head teller at a bank. His wife has been out of town visiting her ill mother for five weeks. His fellow teller Parker insists he have a night out. Ken says he … Continue reading

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The Glass Web (1953)

A mystery laced with soap. Even though it’s pretty easy to figure out who dun it it’s always nice to see Edward G.Robinson. Kathleen Freeman has a bit part as the apartment house maid. The movie opens with a murder. … Continue reading

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