Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Jack Benny Program-New Year’s Eve-December 31,1961

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New Orleans Jazz-Johnny Dodds

[3:10] 1. Wild Man Blues [2:54] 2. Come On And Stomp, Stomp, Stomp [2:33] 3. Clarinet Wobble [3:13] 4. After You’ve Gone [3:27] 5. Billy Goat Stomp [2:47] 6. Drop That Sack [2:49] 7. Weary City [3:23] 8. Flat Foot … Continue reading

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Visit To A Small Planet (1960)

Jerry Lewis is an alien from a planet eight million light years away in this adaption of the Gore Vidal play. As expected it’s loaded with sight gags and the usual Lewis madness and high energy. If you’re not a … Continue reading

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The Buick Circus Hour (1952-53)

One hour variety show with a circus theme. It tells a story throughout the show. It didn’t really work and soon disappeared. October 7,1952 episode: John Raitt opens with a song about the circus. A number of circus acts perform. … Continue reading

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Screaming Mimi (1958)

Fair adaption of sf-mystery author Fredric Brown’s 1949 book. An exotic dancer ends up in a sanatorium after almost being stabbed to death. Her psychiatrist becomes obsessed with her. One highlight of the movie is the performance by Gypsy Rose … Continue reading

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The Honeymooners-‘Twas The Night Before Christmas-December 24,1955

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The Four Seasons’ Christmas Album (1966)

1 The Merry Christmas Medley 2 What Child Is This 3 The Carol Of The Bells 4 The Excelsis Deo Medley 5 The Little Drummer Boy 6 The First Christmas Night Medley 7 Joy To The World Medley 8 Joy … Continue reading

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12 To The Moon (1960)

To say this is awful would be too much of a compliment. Terms like stupid, idiotic and dumb are too much praise.  This is a waste of perfectly good celluloid. The script must have been written in crayon. The “acting” … Continue reading

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Adventures Of The Falcon (1954-55)

Charles McGraw is Michael Waring aka/The Falcon. He’s working for the U.S.Government. The show has zero in common with the film series that starred brothers Tom Conway and George Sanders. McGraw is always fun to watch and this is no … Continue reading

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Mantrap (Man In Hiding) (1953)

Slow moving adaption of Elleston Trevor’s “Queen In Danger.” It was part of his Hugo Bishop series. Bishop is a London lawyer that likes to help people in trouble. His fiancee Vera Gorringe is his secretary. Thelma Speight (Lois Maxwell) … Continue reading

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