Monthly Archives: March 2018

Haunted House (1940)

Aimed straight at the teenage market that was into The Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew type books.  The movie does not talk down to its target audience and that means an entertaining story. Two teens are out to prove a … Continue reading

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Murder Is My Beat (1955)

Dull movie about a cop who thinks he arrested the wrong person who was tried and convicted of murder. He sets out to prove her innocent. The script tries to out clever itself and lays an egg. Police Captain Bert … Continue reading

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He Said She Said (1969-70)

Former big league catcher Joe Garagiola hosted this show that featured celebrity couples. They were playing for a couple in the audience. If their celebrity couple won then they would get a week at the Holiday Inn of their choice … Continue reading

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The Dawn Express (1942)

Decent B movie about a gang of Nazi spies that want to get their paws on a formula that can double the power of gasoline. It can also cause an explosion large enough to bring down a building. Captain Gemmler … Continue reading

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The Heavenly Body (1944)

Except for one unnecessary over the top scene this is a pleasant comedy about an astronomer whose marriage is in trouble after his wife sees an astrologer. William Powell and Hedy Lamarr are fun to watch. Professor Bill Whitley (William … Continue reading

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It’s A Joke,Son! (1947)

Kenny Delamer brings his popular radio character Senator Beauregard Claghorn and his tag line to the big screen from the “Allen’s Alley” program. The character worked as part of an ensemble cast on radio but runs out of steam while … Continue reading

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Calhoun (Failed 1964 TV Pilot)

Star power can’t save a dull show. This offering from Jackie Cooper Productions has Jackie as a County Agriculture Agent and Babara Stanwyk as his invaluable aide Abby Rayner. Barbara Luna is his secretary and Robert Lansing is Eric Sloane … Continue reading

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