Monthly Archives: March 2017

College Scandal (1935)

Arline Judge is fun to watch as a college student investigating murder on campus. She doesn’t play it headstrong or ditzy and that’s why it works. One determent to the movie is filler about a rehearsal for a college variety … Continue reading

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Sarge (1971-72)

George Kennedy is Samuel “Sarge” Cavanaugh. After his wife is murdered he quit the police force and became a priest. He leads a parish in San Diego. The show only lasted one season but deserved to be around for a … Continue reading

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Violent Playground (1958)

David McCallum is a must see as a Liverpool firebug and all around trouble maker. Don’t let the absolutely horrible opening theme by Johnny Luck keep you away. To make it more authentic the movie was filmed in the streets … Continue reading

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Randy Rides Alone (1934)

Back in the day Hollywood made a virtual ton of westerns. It took a while to sort out the good ones. This is one of them. Randy Bowers (John Wayne) is an express agent headed for Ed Roger’s Half Way … Continue reading

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Capitol Sings Johnny Mercer-Too Marvelous For Words-Various Artists

[3:17] 1. Ella Mae Morse – Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive [3:11] 2. Martha Tilton – And The Angels Sing [2:49] 3. Gordon MacRae – Autumn Leaves [3:12] 4. Jo Stafford – Blues In The Night [1:53] 5. Blossom Dearie – Charade … Continue reading

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Island Of Lost Women (1959)

Despite the title this is not a sex drenched fantasy. Newsman Mark Bradley (Jeff Richards) and his cameraman-pilot Joe Walker (John Smith) are on their way to Australia when they have engine trouble. They spot an island. As they head … Continue reading

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The Complete Trios-Benny Goodman

1. Blue (And Broken Hearted) 2. After Hours 3. All I Do Is Dream Of You 4. I’ll Never Be The Same 5. Bye Bye Pretty Baby 6. Shoe Shine Boy 7. At Sundown 8. When You’re Smiling 9. All … Continue reading

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