Monthly Archives: August 2017

Secret Of The Chateau (1934)

Murder mystery about a rare book thief that no one has even seen. He or she is also wanted for murder. One of my favorite early comediannes, Alice White plays her usual ditzy role and gets to deliver one liners. … Continue reading

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Brass Monkey (1948)

A crime movie laced with music and comedy from Terry-Thomas and Carole Landis. It’s all a big plug for the Carroll Levis radio show on the BBC.  The movie also has Herbert Lom. Overall it’s instantly forgettable. Kay Sheldon (Carole … Continue reading

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Hamfat Swing 1936-1938-Harlem Hamfats

[2:39] 1. Oh Red [3:05] 2. Lake Providence Blues [2:40] 3. What You Gonna Do [2:38] 4. Live And Die For You [3:00] 5. Move Your Hand [3:03] 6. Let’s Get Drunk And Truck [3:18] 7. Weed Smoker’s Dream [2:31] … Continue reading

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The Body In Central Park (Murderers Club Of Brooklyn) (1967)

Fifth movie in the eight picture German series about FBI agent Jerry Cotton. This is a pretty decent B movie about a gang of blackmailers and murderers. Jerry (George Nader) is invited to a party by the rich Mr.Dyers. Agent … Continue reading

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Jazz At The Hollywood Bowl 2 CD’S

CD 1 Playtime: 72:10 Tracklist: 01. Introduction (Norman Granz) (1:41) 02. Honeysuckle Rose (Jam Session) (12:11) 03. The Ballad Medley: I Can’t Get Started / If I Had You / I’ve Got The World On A String (Jam Session) (8:11) … Continue reading

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Kiss The Girls And Make Them Die (1966)

One of my favorite comedies. A great spoof on James Bond and friends. You’ll see traces of “Dr.No” and “Moonraker.” It’s all done without slapstick or any kind of manic, over the top frenzied acting. This is total fun. The … Continue reading

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Nearest And Dearest (1968-73)

One of the best sitcoms. It stars Hylda Baker and Jimmy Wheeler. They’re Nellie and Eli Pledge, a brother and sister who who ran a pickle factory. Hylda says a lot of malapropisms that add to the humor. Rumor has … Continue reading

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