Monthly Archives: July 2015

Sundipper-Paul B.Thompson (1987)

Okay read but nothing to go out of your way for. It can fill in the spaces when you’re between the classic old stuff and exploring recent work. Sundipping is the dangerous occupation of collecting energy from the Sun and … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Andrews Sisters

Good collection of the hits and some rare stuff. Twenty-eight tracks in all. Highlights include: “(I’ll Be With You) In Apple Blossom Time”, “Don’t Sit Under The Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me)”, “Proper Cup Of Coffee”, “Rum And … Continue reading

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Angel Face (1952)

Bland movie but it’s still worth seeing due to an excellent performance by Jean Simmons as a manipulative twenty year old. Also giving an excellent performance as a defense attorney is Leon Ames. It’s a Howard Hughes presentation produced and … Continue reading

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Night Of Terror (1933)

A maniac, a scientist who buries himself alive, a greedy aunt and uncle, a fast talking reporter, a dimwitted cop, a scared of everything chauffeur, a woman who goes into trances and a babe. They’re all overseen by Bela Lugosi. … Continue reading

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Supernatural (1933)

Fun early horror movie with future screen legends Carole Lombard and Randolph Scott. Can a murderess still kill after death? Ruth Rogen (Vivienne Osborne) has a habit of killing off her boyfriends. She’s up to three by strangulation before she’s … Continue reading

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Ranks Of Bronze-David Drake (1986)

Combat SF from Drake that involves aliens that have Roman legionares do the fighting for them. Drake has that knack for writing long, sometimes twenty-five pages and up long battle scenes that work. They never get repetitive or boring. Exciting … Continue reading

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Violated (1953)

Grind house special about a serial killer with a fetish for hair. Of course the “acting” is terrible, especially from Lili Dawn as a stripper. Her less than a minute dance routines are beyond embarrassing. It’s all to the guitar … Continue reading

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One Year Later (1933)

One day you’re sitting in a train compartment off on your honeymoon. Next thing you know you’re in the same compartment on your way to the electric chair. Jim and Molly Collins are on a train car called Happy Valley. … Continue reading

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Candle For A Corpse (Too Hot To Kill)-Stewart Sterling (Prentice Winchell) (1957) (Fire Marshal Ben Pedley Series)

Sixth entry in the nine book series that started with “Five Alarm Funeral” (1942) and ended with “Too Hot To Handle” (1961). Pedley doesn’t care about rules and regulations. If he wants to get into someone’s apartment he’ll buzz first … Continue reading

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The Big Party (1959)

Ninety minute variety show with a different host every week, To try and keep the party atmosphere it all supposedly took place live in the host’s penthouse, hotel suite or wherever the elite meet to party. The show alternated with … Continue reading

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