Category Archives: Drama

St.Louis Blues (1958)

Biopic of Jazz and Blues composer W.C.Handy that features great musicians and singers. The band consists of Barney Bigard, George Washington, Red Callender, Lee Young and of course Nat “King” Cole. Young Will Handy is playing his coronet while some … Continue reading

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Wire Service (1956-57)

Hour long drama about reporters for Trans-Global Wire Service. Dane Clark, George Brent and Mercedes McCambridge take turns starring in the show’s thirty-nine episodes. It’s a good one to check out. It should have had a longer life. January 3,1957 … Continue reading

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The Story Of Alexander Graham Bell (1939)

Heavy doses of corn and soap combine to tell the story of how Don Ameche invented the land line. Boston 1873. Bell is trying to teach deaf mutes how to speak. With him is George, the young son of Thomas … Continue reading

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China Gate (1957)

Written,Directed and Produced by Samuel Fuller. It takes place in North Vietnam in 1954 as the French are fighting the Communists. The story involves a band of mercenaries in the French Foreign Legion out to blow up an arms depot. … Continue reading

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Road House (1948)

Good cast in a good drama. The owner of a road house becomes enamored with a singer he hired. His best friend and manager of the business also takes notice. Ida Lupino is great at the singer and Richard Widmark … 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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The Amazing Adventure (The Amazing Quest Of Ernest Bliss) (1936)

Based on the E.Phillips Oppenheim novel. Cary Grant stars as a bored playboy in London who makes a bet that he can survive on his own without any money for a year. Ernest Bliss is bored. His friend Ronnie says … Continue reading

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