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About vintage45

I'm a big fan of vintage books,movies,TV shows and music. I encourage everyone to patronize your local used book/record store and pick up some of the good stuff. My posts are capsule reviews of some favorites that you may want to investigate. The albums posted aren't really reviews but items from my collection that are still available. I try and point out highlights of each one and let the music speak for itself. Thanks to all for checking out the blog.

Island Of Lost Women (1959)

Despite the title this is not a sex drenched fantasy. Newsman Mark Bradley (Jeff Richards) and his cameraman-pilot Joe Walker (John Smith) are on their way to Australia when they have engine trouble. They spot an island. As they head … Continue reading

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The Complete Trios-Benny Goodman

1. Blue (And Broken Hearted) 2. After Hours 3. All I Do Is Dream Of You 4. I’ll Never Be The Same 5. Bye Bye Pretty Baby 6. Shoe Shine Boy 7. At Sundown 8. When You’re Smiling 9. All … Continue reading

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Hollywood Mystery (Hollywood Hoodlum) 1934)

Mystery is a misnomer. This is actually a comedy about the making of a gangster picture and the stunts pulled by the PR man to get it across. Frank Albertson is fun to watch as PR man Danny Ryan. The … Continue reading

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No Hiding Place (1959-67)

Another good British cop show. They do have a knack for producing excellent police dramas. This one stars Raymond Francis as Det.Sup.Tom Lockhart and Eric Lander as Det.Inspector Harry Baxter. He left the show after several series. March 10,1961 episode: … Continue reading

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Narcotic (1933)

You’ve been warned kids! The best way to watch this exploitation movie is to skip the first half hour. It purports to tell the story of surgeon, GP, sometimes dentist, dope addict and snake oil salesman Dr.William G.Davies. In college … Continue reading

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Bloody Pit Of Horror (1965)

Think of the worst movie you’ve ever seen. Then ask yourself if there could possibly be anything worse. The answer…..it’s right here. Mickey Hargitay is very lucky his voice was dubbed so he didn’t have to say any of the … Continue reading

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Gold-Chuck Berry 2 CD’S

1-1 Maybellene 2:22 1-2 Wee Wee Hours 3:06 1-3 Thirty Days 2:25 1-4 You Can’t Catch Me 2:45 1-5 Down bound Train 2:52 1-6 No Money Down 3:00 1-7 Brown Eyed Handsome Man 2:19 1-8 Roll Over Beethoven 2:25 1-9 … Continue reading

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