Monthly Archives: October 2016

She Demons (1958)

First and last third are so bad they’re good. The middle sinks into total boredom and deep sixes the whole thing. Too bad as they’re a lot of unintentional laughs. Redhead Irish McCalla is a blonde stuck with a dull … Continue reading

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Twist Collection-John Zacherley

His name was spelled with and without a “Y”. He was famous in Philadelphia for hosting “Shock Theater” (1957-58) on WCAU-TV,channel 10. His character’s name was Roland. He’s credited with starting the practice of interrupting the movie with comedy bits. … Continue reading

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Seven Keys To Baldpate (1935)

Comedy crime movie based on a novel by Charlie Chan creator Earl Derr Biggers. A novelist has a bet that he can write a book in twenty-four hours. He goes to a closed for the winter resort in upstate New … Continue reading

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The First Time I Met The Blues-Essential Chess Masters

Disc: 1 1. I Can’t Be Satisfied – Muddy Waters 2. Louisiana Blues – Muddy Waters 3. Juke – Little Walter 4. Sugar Mama – John Lee Hooker 5. Blues With A Feeling – Little Walter 6. (I’m Your) Hoochie … Continue reading

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God Forgives…I Don’t! (Blood River) (1967)

Another one of my favorite spaghetti westerns. A few comedic touches but nothing like Terence Hill’s soon to come Trinity series. In this one Hill is paired up with frequent co-star Bud Spencer as they go after a hundred thousand … Continue reading

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Oh No-It’s Selwyn Froggitt (1974-77)

Selwyn is a loud and very obnoxious character that never shuts up. He lives with his toothless mother and older brother Morris. He works for the council as a handyman and tries to impress everyone that he reads The Times. … Continue reading

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Diary Of A Madman (1963)

One of the best of the Vincent Price horror movies. It’s based on st0ries by 19th century horror writer Guy de Maupassant. An evil spirit forces those it possesses to kill. It’s known as the Horla.  Actor Joseph Ruskin does … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes’ Fatal Hour (The Sleeping Cardinal) (1931)

First of five movies starring Arthur Wontner as Sherlock Holmes and Ian Fleming as Dr.Watson. Minnie Rayner is Mrs.Hudson and Philip Hewland is Inspector Lestrade. The movie is based on two Doyle stories, “The Adventure Of The Empty House” and … Continue reading

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Cootie Williams And His Orchestra 1946-1949

[2:39] 1. Rhapsody In Bass [3:06] 2. Ain’t Got No Blues Today [2:46] 3. Bring ’em Down Front [3:08] 4. I Can’t Get Started [2:44] 5. Inflation Blues [3:05] 6. I Want To Be Loved [2:51] 7. Sound Track [3:15] … Continue reading

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Mr.And Mrs.North (1942)

Based on characters created by Richard and Frances Lockridge. The books all had a comedic element but nothing like Gracie brings to the movie based on a play. Throughout the movie Gracie is Gracie as she plays Pamela North. Jerry … Continue reading

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