Monthly Archives: January 2016

5 Against The House (1955)

Four college students including two Korean War vets plan to rob Harold’s Casino in Reno as a prank. The movie fails miserably because of the ill advised attempt at snappy repartee and clever one liners between the four. There’s not … Continue reading

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Ham Hocks And Cornbread-Various Artists 4 CD’S

cd A (01:15:00) 01. Little Willie Littlefield – Happy Pay Day 02. Johnny Otis Orchestra – Barrelhouse Stomp 03. Jack McVea & His All Stars – Blues With A Feeling 04. Goree Carter – I’m Your Boogie Man 05. Big … Continue reading

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Blue,White And Perfect (1942)

Fourth entry in the Mike Shayne series. This one is based on a story by Borden Chase. The only similarity to the original Brett Halliday book series is the name Mick Shayne. The movie continues the running gag of Mary … Continue reading

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Make That Spare! (1960-64)

Fifteen minute show pitting professional bowlers against each other in a competition to make five spares and build up a point total. The winner gets a thousand dollars and a try for a sweepstakes spare to get five grand. For … Continue reading

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The Adventures Of P.C.49:Investigating The Case Of The Guardian Angel (1949)

Based on a popular radio series it comes across more like an early TV show. Hugh Latimer is P.C. 49 Archibald Berkeley-Willoughby. He’s tired of walking a beat and wants a promotion to plainclothes. You know you’re in for a … Continue reading

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Riverboat Shuffle-Bob Scobey’s Frisco Band Featuring Clancy Hayes

(2:19) 3. Dippermouth Blues (3:07) 4. That’s A Plenty (2:42) 5. Alexander’s Ragtime Band (3:47) 6. Friendless Blues (2:47) 7. St. Louis Blues (2:57) 8. Mississippi Mud (3:49) 9. Riverside Blues (1:58) 10. Floating Down To Cotton Town (2:29) 11. … Continue reading

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I Take This Oath (Police Rookie) (1940)

Dull one about a man trying to find out who killed his cop father. He ends up trying to join the force. A gangster is judged not guilty for the third time. Deputy Inspector Mike Hanagan thinks there’s someone big … Continue reading

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