Monthly Archives: January 2017

I Married A Witch (1942)

If you want an actress to play an irresistible woman you can’t do much better than Veronica Lake. The movie is based on a story started by “Topper” creator Thorne Smith and completed by Norman Watson after Smith died before … Continue reading

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The Farmer’s Daughter (1947)

Good movie to watch in an election year and any other time too but it fits right in with politics. Loretta Young, complete with Swedish accent, won the Best Actress Oscar for her role as Kathrin “Katie” Holstrom. Charles Bickford … Continue reading

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Capitol Records:Love Letters-Various Artists

[2:51] 1. Nat King Cole – (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons [2:58] 2. Margaret Whiting – Come Rain Or Come Shine [3:06] 3. Andy Russell – Besame Mucho [3:12] 4. Johnny Mercer – Candy [2:32] 5. The Dinning Sisters … Continue reading

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Marilyn (Roadhouse Girl) (1953)

Comes across like a discarded paperback original found at a bus station. Older men who run rural gas station/cafes shouldn’t marry hot young babes. They get bored. But then when the new hire shows up…. George Saunders (Leslie Dwyer) owns … Continue reading

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Basie/Bennett-Count Basie & Tony Bennett (1959)

[2:52] 1. Life Is A Song (Let’s Sing It Together) [1:32] 2. With Plenty Of Money And You [2:07] 3. Jeepers Creepers [2:48] 4. Are You Havin’ Any Fun [2:22] 5. Anything Goes [1:34] 6. Strike Up The Band (Strike … Continue reading

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The Man Who Watched Trains Go By (The Paris Express) (1952)

Claude Rains is excellent as a man who knows the trains numbers and schedules. Along with watching trains he also watches his life go by. Then he gets a chance for some excitement. This is a terrific movie based on … Continue reading

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Giant Step (1956-57)

Bert Parks is your congenial host. This episode opens as Bert says an eleven year old boy will try for his eighth giant step. The big prize is a four year scholarship to the college of his choice and a … Continue reading

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