Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Marriage Lines (1961-66)

Robert Briers is George Starling and Prunella Scales is his wife Kate. The show follows them from the time they return from their honeymoon. There were five series in all as the couple went through various changes. It’s a mildly … Continue reading

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One Million B.C. (1940)

A perfect cure for insomnia. What happens? Nothing. It was nominated for the Best Special Effects Oscar. The winner was “The Thief Of Bagdad.” It was also nominated for Best Original Score. The winner was “Pinocchio.” The movie was remade … Continue reading

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The Big Show-Off (1945)

Bland attempt at wacky comedy as a man poses as a professional wrestler to impress the girl he’s stuck on. Sandy Elliot (Arthur “Dagwood” Lake) is a pianist in the Blue Heaven night club. The singer is June Mayfield (Dale … Continue reading

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Live At The Embers-Joe Buskin Quartet (1952)

[ 5:58] 1. But Not For Me [ 6:03] 2. After You’ve Gone [ 8:49] 3. Ballad Medley: Easy Living/I’ve Got The World On A String/ If You Were Mine/Body And Soul [ 4:30] 4. St Louis Blues [ 5:22] … Continue reading

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Hell In A Circus (The Constant Woman) (1933)

The lead actress in a traveling troupe gets the call to New York leaving her husband and son behind. Tragedy awaits all. Get out the hankies. It’s based on a play by Eugene O’Neill. Walt Underwood (Conrad Nagel) owns a … Continue reading

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The Pearls-Jelly Roll Morton

(3:12) 1. Black Bottom Stomp (3:26) 2. Smokehouse Blues (3:11) 3. The Chant (3:32) 4. Sidewalk Blues (3:13) 5. Dead Man Blues (3:07) 6. Steamboat Stomp (2:53) 7. Grandpa’s Spells (3:08) 8. Original Jelly Roll Blues (3:26) 9. Doctor Jazz … Continue reading

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The Navy Lark (1959)

Dull service comedy with the usual storyline of the lazy unit that has it all their own way until an uptight Captain wants to shut them down. A minesweeper unit is on Boonzey IslandĀ  near Portsmouth. Captain Povey has seen … Continue reading

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