Monthly Archives: July 2016

Dick Barton At Bay (1950)

Third and last of the movies based on the popular radio show. Don Stannard returns as Barton and George Ford takes over the part of his sidekick Snowey White. The big villain this time is Serge Volkoff played by Meinhart … Continue reading

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The Complete King,Okeh & Savoy Releases 1947-61-Big Maybelle

CD 1: 01. Bad Dreams Blues (3:00) 02. Sad And Disappointed Jill (2:36) 03. Indian Giver (2:32) 04. Too Tight Mama (2:53) 05. Little Miss Muffet (2:52) 06. Don’t Try To Fool Me (2:45) 07. Gabbin’ Blues (2:39) 08. Rain … Continue reading

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The Steel Jungle (1956)

Decent prison picture with Perry Lopez as a bookie sentenced to a year in the big house. He asks his boss for help to get out so he can be with his pregnant wife. A prison psychiatrist tries to straighten … Continue reading

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The Irish R:M: (1983-85)

Entertaining series with Peter Bowen starring as Major Sinclair Yates who leaves the army to take a job in Ireland as the Resident Magistrate. The local characters have their own ideas of justice that don’t always agree with Yates’. Opening … Continue reading

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Invasion,U.S.A. (1952)

Cold War paranoia at its zenith. The invading forces are known as The Enemy…but we all know who they really are. Gerald Mohr and Peggy Castle have the most embarrassing dialogue of their careers. One minor item of interest….the movie … Continue reading

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The Bat Whispers (1930)

Adaption of Mary Roberts Rinehart’s 1908 novel “The Circular Staircase” later adapted as the stage play “The Bat.” This was her first novel. The movie looks great and atmosphere is created by a constantly impending thunderstorm and the use of … Continue reading

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Best Of Big Bands-Kay Kyser

[2:31] 1. Praise The Lord And Pass The Ammunition! [2:22] 2. There Goes That Song Again [2:54] 3. Indian Summer [3:24] 4. That’s For Me [2:42] 5. If I Only Had A Brain [2:44] 6. Don’t Sit Under The Apple … Continue reading

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The Story On Page One (1959)

Excellent performances highlight this courtroom drama written and directed by Clifford Odets. Outstanding are Anthony Franciosa as a defense attorney, Sanford Meisner as a prosecutor and Mildred Dunnock as an over the top possessive mother. This is one not to … Continue reading

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Laughter In Rhythm-Slim Gaillard 4 CD’S

Recordings from 1937-52 CD 1 (2:57) 1. There’s No Two Ways About It (2:43) 2. ‘Cause My Baby Says It’s So (2:52) 3. The Flat Foot Floogie (2:39) 4. Chinatown, My Chinatown (2:42) 5. 8, 9 and 10 (2:55) 6. … Continue reading

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Law Of The Underworld (1938)

Good B movie spoiled by an unbelievable ending. What makes it worth seeing are the performances by Eduardo Ciannelli as a gangster and Lee Patrick as a moll. Tommy and Annabelle are walking through Central Park the night before their … Continue reading

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