Monthly Archives: September 2017

Her Private Affair (1929)

Clunker about a blackmailing gigolo that gets his from one of his victims. Lots of stiff acting but that’s to be expected as the talkie era is being born. In Vienna, Vera (Ann Harding) is married to Judge Richard Kessler. … Continue reading

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Stars Fell On Alabama-Jack Teagarden And His Orchestra

(2:45) 1. I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues (2:58) 2. My Melancholy Baby (2:44) 3. Wolverine Blues (3:14) 4. Beale Street Blues (3:14) 5. Somewhere A Voice Is Calling (3:10) 6. If I Could Be With You (One Hour … Continue reading

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The Running Man (1963)

Laurence Harvey plays a man who fakes his own death for the insurance money. The story has been done countless times but this movie adds nothing new to it and it’s bland all the way through. Rex Black (Laurence Harvey) … Continue reading

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Interpol Calling (1959-60)

Good show that should have lasted longer than one season. It follows the crime busting efforts of Inspector Duval (Charles Korvin) of the International Police. If you like police procedurals then look this one up. January 11,1960 episode: “Mr.George” – … Continue reading

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Beggars In Ermine (1934)

Lionel Atwill is the head of a steel mill who gets rooked out of control by his assistant who is in favor of merging with a big combo. He will get his revenge….no matter how long it takes. The workers … Continue reading

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Thru Traffic (Speed Demons) (1935)

Not to be confused with 1933’s “Speed Demons.” This may be the earliest example of product placement. Perfect Circle Piston Company financed the production and there are numerous plugs for their piston rings. Dan Holden (Russell Hardie) and Martin Gray … Continue reading

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Chicago/Austin High School Jazz IN Hi-Fi-Bud Freeman (1957)

01. China Boy (2:31) 02. Sugar (2:37) 03. Lisa (3:01) 04. Nobody’s Sweetheart (3:21) 05. Chicago (5:57) 06. At Sundown (4:45) 07. Sunday* (5:37) 08. The Reverend’s In Town* (3:06) 09. Prince Of Wails (2:38) 10. Jack Hits The Road … Continue reading

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