Monthly Archives: May 2018

Boy Of The Streets (1937)

Drama that takes place in the mostly Irish slums of New York City. Jackie Cooper stars as the sixteen year old leader of a street gang. Marjorie Main plays Jackie’s long suffering mother. It’s Halloween. Chuck Brennan (Jackie Cooper) and … Continue reading

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City Streets (1931)

One for the must see list for fans of the early talkies. It’s based on a story by Dashiell Hammett. Gary Cooper and Sylvia Sidney are mixed up in the beer racket. Look for good performances from Guy Kibbee as … Continue reading

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Crooner (1932)

Story of a singer who finally hit it big thanks to a gimmick. It all goes to his head. The music is bland but there are parts where it’s supposed to be. Ted Taylor (David Manners) leads a college band … Continue reading

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The Best Of The Cleftones

[2:44] 1. You Baby You [3:12] 2. Little Girl Of Mine [3:05] 3. You’re Driving Me Mad [2:56] 4. Can’t We Be Sweethearts [2:25] 5. Neki-Hokey [2:54] 6. Happy Memories [2:47] 7. String Around My Heart [2:03] 8. Why You … Continue reading

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Deadly Duo (1962)

Bland time waster about a wealthy grandmother who wants to buy her grandson from her son’s widow Sabina. Her twin sister and sleazy husband plot to get the money for themselves. Lenora Spence has her lawyer bring in a down … Continue reading

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Stand By (1970)

Swedish Jazz show that opens with the Danska Radions Big Band doing the theme. Your host and band leader is Harry Arnold who speaks Swedish(what else?) and introduces the band playing the Charlie Barnet hit “Cherokee.” Now what may take … Continue reading

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The Cat Burglar (1961)

Bad attempt at Noir written by screen heavy Leo Gordon. There’s the germ of a good B movie but terrible acting by the entire cast and the need for a few rewrites sink it like a stone…a big stone. The … Continue reading

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