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Algiers (1938)

He’s a jewel thief name Pepe LeMoko (Charles Boyer). She’s Gaby (Hedy Lamar) and she’s engaged to a fat, sleazy guy who considers her bought and paid for. Things change in this atmospheric movie about the notorious Casbah.

Beneath the 12-Mile Reef (1953)

Beneath the 12-Mile Reef is a 1953 adventure film about a family of Greek-American sponge divers and their rival with a family of W.A.S.P divers. The film was made in Tarpon Springs, Florida, a town famous for it’s Greek community. It starred Robert Wagner, Terry Moore and Gilbert Roland.

Bloodlust! (1961)

Two couples are on a boating trip when they come across an uncharted island. The four investigate and find themselves in the clutches of Dr. Albert Balleau , whose hobby is hunting both animals and humans

Captain Kidd (1945)

Captain Kidd is often remembered in infamy as a cruel, bloody pirate. Indeed, he, along with his crew, has been accused of every crime in pirate history by popular tradition. He achieved perhaps more fame in song, story, and legend than any other pirate to sail the seven seas.

Drifter, The (1932)

The Drifter is a vaudevillian drama about a man who returns from prison to get tangled up in a lot of intrigue with the shady characters around him.

Flight to Nowhere (1946)

A couple on a transatlantic flight find themselves embroiled in a plot by spies to steal atomic bomb secrets.

Giant of Marathon, The (1959)

A 1959 Italian sword and sandal movie starring Steve Reeves set in 490 BC, the time of the Medic Wars during which Persian armies sweep the Ancient world.

Go Get Em Haines (1936)

Steve Haines is a reporter looking for a scoop. He follows a rich man aboard an ocean liner and gets tangled up in murder and intrigue. It’s pretty rare that William Boyd is in a movie and isn’t Hopalong Cassidy.

Green Glove, The (1950)

Glenn Ford stars as an American paratrooper GI who travels to France after the end of WWII to try and recover a jewel encrusted glove that had been stolen from a country church during the war. His quest leads him to a beautiful young tour guide (Geraldine Brooks), and a Nazi collaborator (George Macready) whom he had fought during the war. The movie was shot mostly on location in France and Monaco.

Jungle Book (1942)

Jungle Book is an American color 1942 action/adventure film based on the Rudyard Kipling novel, The Jungle Book. The film was directed by Zoltan Korda based on a screeplay adaptation by Laurence Stallings. The cinematography was by Lee Garmes and W. Howard Greene and music by Mikas Razsa

Laser Mission (1989)

Michael Gold (Brandon Lee) is sent to convince Dr. Braun (Ernest Borgnine), a Laser specialist, to defect to the United States before the KGB acquire him and use both his talent and a stolen diamond to create a nuclear weapon.

Lost World, The (1925)

he Lost World is a 1925 silent film adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s 1912 book of the same name. The movie stars Wallace Beery as Professor Challenger. This version was directed by Harry O. Hoyt and featured pioneering stop motion special effects by Willis O’Brien.

Magic Sword, The (1962)

The Magic Sword (also known as St. George and the Dragon, St. George and the Seven Curses, and The Seven Curses of Lodac) is a 1962 live action fantasy film, mainly aimed at children, based loosely on the medieval legend of St. George and the Dragon.

Most Dangerous Game, The (1932)

The Most Dangerous Game is a 1932 adaptation of the 1924 short story of the same name by Richard Connell, the first film version of that story. The plot concerns a big game hunter on an island who chooses to hunt humans for sport.

Mutiny (1952)

It’s the war of 1812 and Captain James Marshall has to run the British blockade enforced by the British to get a loan from France. When his crew finds out that they are carrying gold, it’s Mutiny.

Project Kill (1976)

In the film, Nielsen plays John Trevor, a military agent who escapes from a secret government base where he had been the subject of various mind-control experiments. However, withdrawal from the mind-control drugs turn Trevor violent and dangerous, and now the military must find him before he can do any real damage.

Queen of the Amazons (1947)

Queen of the Amazons is a 1947 adventure film directed by Edward Finney. This is one of those B jungle films from the era, but it’s Jean and not Jane.

Shadows Over Shanghai (1938)

Pilot Peter Roma carries a precious amulet, but is shot down over China by a Russian agent who also wants the amulet.

Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)

The Snows of Kilimanjaro is about a writer and adventurer waiting to die from a thorn scratch as he reminisces about his life and it’s trials including lost loves and time spent in the Spanish Revolution. It stars Gregory Peck and Ava Gardner as his first erratic love.

Son of Monte Cristo, The (1940)

In 1865, General Gurko Lanen is dictator of “Lichtenburg” in the Balkans. The rightful ruler, Grand Duchess Zona (Joan Bennett), hopes to get aid from Napoleon III of France. The visiting Count of Monte Cristo falls for Zona and undertakes to help her, masquerading as a foppish banker and a masked freedom fighter

Betty Boop – Betty Boop M.D. (1932)

This lively cartoon with fun music is one of the best Betty Boop Cartoons. Betty is selling patent medicine out of a covered wagon that is guaranteed to make young men old and stop breathing. The end scene is not a racial thing as some people have interpreted it. It’s the 1932 movie Dr. Jeckyl and Mr. Hyde.

Betty Boop – Poor Cinderella (1934)

This is Betty Boops only color film and Fleischer’s first color film retelling the classic story of Cinderella.

Falling Hare (1943)

Falling Hare is a 1943 Merrie Melodies cartoon directed by Robert Clampett, starring Bugs Bunny. The title is another play on “hair”, as “falling hair” refers to impending baldness, while in this cartoon’s climax, the title turns out to be descriptive of Bugs’ situation

Gullivers Travels (1939)

Gulliver’s Travels is a 1939 cel-animated Technicolor feature film, directed by Dave Fleischer and produced by Max Fleischer for Fleischer Studios. The film was released during the holiday season of 1939 by Paramount Pictures, who had the feature produced as an answer to the success of Walt Disney’s huge box-office hit Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Patriotic Popeye (1957)

It’s Popeye showing his American spirit on the 4th of July.

Popeye – Big Bad Sindbad (1936)

Popeye and Bluto have it out at sea.

Popeye – Fright to the Finish (1954)

Popeye gets haunted by Bluto.

Popeye – I don’t scare (1956)

Popeye is a tough guy when you try to scare him.

Popeye – Shut Eye Popeye (1952)

Popeye has it out with a house pest. This is probably my favorite Popeye cartoon.

Popeye – Spree Lunch (1957)

Popeye runs a diner and has Wimpy for a customer.

Popeye – Taxi Turvey (1954)

Popeye and Bluto are taxi drivers trying to take Olive Oyl for a ride.

Popeye For President (1956)

Popeye runs for President. Where is Popeye when you need him? Can I write in Popeye?

Private Eye Popeye (1954)

Popeye takes employment as a Shamus.

Superman (1941)

This is the first episode of the Max Fleischer Superman series in 1941. I love the visual style.

Superman – Electric Earthquake (1942)

Superman must stop a madman from destroying Manhattan with electronically controlled earthquakes.

Superman – Japoteurs (1941)

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Superman – Jungle Drums (1943)

Deep in the jungle, a tribe of aboriginal warriors is having a celebration. Their leader is a tall man in a white cloak. Secretly, he’s really a Nazi commander, and the tribe’s sacred temple is really an underground Nazi outpost.

Superman – Secret Agent (1943)

Clark Kent helps a Federal agent escape a gang of Nazi saboteurs, and lets himself be captured to learn their plans. This is the last and 17th of the Max Fleischer Superman series.

Superman – Showdown (1942)

Superman gets bad press because an imposter is committing crimes in a Superman outfit.

Superman – The Magnetic Telescope (1942)

A mad scientist creates a giant magnet that brings celestial bodies down from the sky. The police try to destroy it just as he is in the process of bringing down a comet. This causes the comet to spin out of control and threaten to destroy the earth! Superman comes to the rescue.

Superman – The Mummy Strikes (1941)

Superman must battle the mummy when he finds a famous egyptologist has been killed.

64 Million Dollar Question, The (1953)

Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis in a very funny skit from the Colgate Comedy Hour. It’s a spoof on a game show where Dean tortures poor Jerry for the 64 million.

64 Thousand Dollar Question, The (1955)

If it was a Tuesday night in 1955, you were watching this show if you were watching TV. President Eisenhower said he didn’t want to be disturbed while watching the $64,000 question. This show was crooked. The Congressional investigation made Patty Duke cry in front of Congress when she admitted she was coached to cheat on the show.

A Brighter Day (1950)

Here’s an episode of the old TV soap opera, A Brighter Day, from 1950. It’s really, really, really corny. It has more corn than a Sloppy Joe and a corn dog combined.

Beat the Clock (1958)

I remember watching this when I was a kid. I think this would hold up as a modern game show. You can see the show had some pleasant charisma that kept it going from 1960-1974 in one form or another. After all these years, I still found this show to be entertaining. So here’s Bud Col1yer as Americas favorite 1958 game show host on Beat the Clock.

Beverly Hillbillies – Episode 1 – Clampetts Strike Oil

The Beverly Hillbillies series starts with the OK Oil Company learning of oil in Jed Clampett’s swamp land and paying him a fortune to acquire the rights to drill on his land.

Beverly Hillbillies – Episode 2 – Getting Settled (1955)

In Episode 2 of the Beverly Hillbillies, Jed, Jethro, Grannie and Ellie May load up the truck and move to Beverly Hills.

Beverly Hillbillies – Episode 3 – Back at the Cabin (1962)

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Beverly Hillbillies – Episode 4 – The Clampetts Meet Mrs. Drysdale (1962)

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Beverly Hillbillies – Episode 5 – Jed Buys Stock (1962)

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Beverly Hillbillies – Trick Or Treat (1965)

A Halloween episode with the Beverly Hillbillies.

Bonanza – Badge without Honor (1960)

The Cartwrights run across an evil Marshall who thinks violence is an art form. He saves Adam’s life by killing 2 outlaws, but Hoss, Ben, Adam and Little Joe begin to suspect that he’s not all he appears to be.

Bonanza – Bitter Water (1959)

Ben Cartwright has to face the ambition of a silver baron and a neighbors son while fighting Texas fever in the cattle on the Ponderosa.

Bonanza – Blood on the Land (1960)

Adam gets kidnapped by a murdering sheep herder and Ben has to consider signing over a big section of the Ponderosa to pay the ransom demand.

Bonanza – Breed of Violence (1959)

In this episode of Bonanza, the sheriff wants to control his daughter, but she’s gonna run off with the first bad guy that will have her.

Bonanza – Day of Reckoning (1955)

Ricardo Montalban plays an Indian, Matsuo, who captures Ben Cartwright, but is torn between his wanting to kill Ben and his wife’s Faith.

Bonanza – Desert Justice (1960)

An evil U.S. Marshall arrests one of the men Ben Cartwright has working for him. The Cartwrights are afraid the marshall will kill him before he goes to trial in Los Angeles.

Bonanza – Escape to Ponderosa (1960)

Ben Cartwright finds out some men that are on his ranch are army deserters and suspects they have been seriously mistreated by the officer in charge.

Bonanza – San Francisco (1959)

The Cartwrights go to San Francisco and one by one they get Shanghaied and sold off to merchant ships as crew.

Bonanza – Silent Thunder (1960)

Little Joe meets a deaf girl who has a very bad neighbor, and tries to teach her sign language.

Bonanza – The Ape (1960)

Hoss is trying to help a man who is extremely strong and dangerous when angry, but is chagrined because the man is being manipulated by a woman.

Bonanza – The Avenger (1959)

Ben Cartwright and Adam are going to get hanged for murder. Little Joe and Hoss must find out what really happened and save their lives.

Bonanza – The Bloodline (1960)

Luke Grayson forces Ben Cartwright to kill him in self defense. Grayson’s son Luke shows up and wants revenge on Ben and is backed up by a hired gun and a saloon girl.

Bonanza – The Bloodline (1960)

The store keeper won’t give Luke Grayson a bottle of wine, so Ben Cartwright invites him for breakfast which makes Luke mad. He tries to shoot Ben and Ben shoots him down. So Luke’s shows up to kill Ben with some help from Lee VanCleef.

Bonanza – The Fear Merchants (1960)

The Cartwrights come to the aid of a Chinese man who is wrongly accused of murder, putting themselves at odds with a bigoted politician.

Bonanza – The Gunmen (1960)

Joe and Hoss are mistaken for some hired killers by some people engaged in a family feud. This episode first showed January 23rd, 1960.

Bonanza – The Hopefuls (1960)

Quakers are passing through Virginia City from Ohio. Adam likes the Quakers daughter, but doesn’t know a friend of his is up to no good.

Bonanza – The Last Trophy (1959)

Ben and Adam meet an old friend at the stage, Lord Dunsford, whose wife thinks he’s a coward.

Bonanza – The Spanish Grant (1959)

Ben Cartwright and the boys investigate a woman who claims a neighbors property with an old Spanish land grant.

Bonanza – The Stranger (1960)

An inspector comes to Virginia City to arrest Ben Cartwright for a 20 year old murder and little Joe is accused of killing his deputy.

Buccaneers, The – Blackbeard (1956)

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Burns and Allen – Beverly Hills Uplift Society (1952)

Gracie gets public spirited with an adventure with the society ladies of Beverly Hills.

Burns and Allen – Gracie and the Book Salesman (1955)

A door to door saleman tries to sell Gracie Allen some books with hilarious results in this episode of the Burns and Allen show.

Burns and Allen – Gracie the Matchmaker (1950)

In this episode of the comedy hit the Burns and Allen show, Gracie fancies herself a matchmaker.

Burns and Allen – Gracies Checking Account (1950)

Gracie just about drives the banker and George crazy with balancing her checkbook in this episode of the 1950’s comedy show.. the Burns and Allen show.

Burns and Allen – Morton’s Private Secretary (1951)

Blanche Morton gets jealous when Harry hires a new secretary and Blanche thinks it’s a pretty young secretary that came to the house to interview George.

Captain Z-Ro – Christopher Columbus (1951)

Captain Z-Ro was a 1951 Science Fiction kids show that was made by KRON in San Francisco. With his time machine, the ZX-99, he traveled back in time to affect the lives of historical figures. A 1951 Quantum Leap? This show certainly had a cheesy mustache budget.

Captain Z-Ro – Atilla The Hun (1951)

Captain Z-Ro was a 1951 Science Fiction kids show that was made by KRON in San Francisco. With his time machine, the ZX-99, he traveled back in time to affect the lives of historical figures. A 1951 Quantum Leap? This show certainly had a cheesy mustache budget.

Climax! – The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1957)

An adaptation of the Mark Twain classic done for CBS. Because of the censors, this show has no reference to slavery or the American slave Jim.

Dangerous Assignment – The Alien Smuggler Story

US special agent Steve Mitchell (Brian Donlevy) travels to exotic locales where he encounters adventure and violent international intrigue. This was a spin off of the popular radio show.

Dangerous Assignment – The Sunflower Seed Story (1952)

US special agent Steve Mitchell (Brian Donlevy) travels to exotic locales where he encounters adventure and violent international intrigue. This was a spin off of the popular radio show.

Dangerous Assignment-The Art Treasure Story

US special agent Steve Mitchell (Brian Donlevy) goes after a secret stolen Nazi art cache, the Hapsburg Treasure

Dangerous Assignment-The Assassin Ring

US special agent Steve Mitchell (Brian Donlevy) travels to exotic locales where he encounters adventure and violent international intrigue. This was a spin off of the popular radio show.

Dangerous Assignment-The Missing Diplomat Story

US special agent Steve Mitchell (Brian Donlevy) travels to exotic locales where he encounters adventure and violent international intrigue. This was a spin off of the popular radio show.

Danny Thomas Show – The Ballplayers (1953)

The Danny Thomas Show (known as Make Room for Daddy during the first four seasons) is a sitcom which ran from 1953 to 1957 on ABC and from 1957 to 1964 on CBS. A revival series known as Make Room for Granddaddy aired on ABC from 1970 to 1971.

Danny Thomas Show – The Governess (1953)

The Danny Thomas Show (known as Make Room for Daddy during the first four seasons) is a sitcom which ran from 1953 to 1957 on ABC and from 1957 to 1964 on CBS. A revival series known as Make Room for Granddaddy aired on ABC from 1970 to 1971.

Danny Thomas Show – Trip to Wisconsin (1953)

Danny Thomas goes to his in-laws house in Wisconsin and has a bit of trouble with culture shock. The Danny Thomas Show (known as Make Room for Daddy during the first four seasons) is a sitcom which ran from 1953 to 1957 on ABC and from 1957 to 1964 on CBS. A revival series known as Make Room for Granddaddy aired on ABC from 1970 to 1971.

Dick Van Dyke – The Bank Book (1962)

Rob finds Laura’s secret bankbook and thinks maybe she’s gonna buy him a big present for his birthday. When that doesn’t happen he gets suspicious of her motives.

Dick Van Dyke – The Night the Roof Fell In (1962)

Rob and Laura have their first big fight with each relating wild versions of what happened and whose fault it was.

Dick Van Dyke – Give me your Walls (1962)

Rob and Laura find an eccentric house painter and begin to be suspicious about him.

Dick Van Dyke – Hustling the Hustler (1962)

Buddy’s black sheep pool shark brother shows up, but Buddy wants nothing to do with him. Rob finds out he’s playing pool with a shark too late.

Dick Van Dyke – Never Name a Duck (1962)

Richey and Rob have an adventure with a couple of ducks and it becomes an important lesson for Richey.

Dragnet (1955) – Disk 1

The Big Trunk The Big Little Jesus The Big Thief

Dragnet – The Big Bar (1954)

Sergeant Friday and Frank take on an armed robber who likes to kill people after he robs them. They don’t know much about him except that he likes scotch and a certain song on the jukebox when he kills.

Dragnet – The Big Break (1955)

George Hoffman is an ex-convict and armed robber in Los Angeles and it’s Friday and Smith that need to get him.

Dragnet – The Big False Make (1954)

Dragnet is a radio and television crime drama about the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police detective, Sergeant Joe Friday, and his partners. The show takes its name from an actual police term, a “dragnet”, meaning a system of coordinated measures for apprehending criminals or suspects.

Dragnet – The Big Hit and Run Killer (1955)

A punk runs over a pregnant woman and Joe Friday and Frank are determined to get their man. The punk will even get a good lecture from Joe.

Dragnet – The Big Look (1955)

A man posing as a salesman is assaulting women. It’s up to Joe and Frank to put an end to his escapades.

Dragnet – The Big Phone Call (1952)

The men of the Los Angeles police are after the indignant suspect in a jewelry store robbery.

Dragnet – The Big Trunk (1955)

In this episode of Dragnet, Joe and Frank investigate the murder of a vaudeville actress who keeps her valuables in a trunk in her room.

Duck and Cover (1954)

I remember films like this. Of course, being a little younger than this film, the scare was more hydrogen bombs. My grade school years were in the shadow of the Cuban missile crisis. By that time, thermonuclear weapons made the idea of Duck and Cover kind of silly.

Duffy’s Tavern (1951)

Duffy’s Tavern centers around the misadventures, get-rich-quick-scheming, and romantic missteps of the title establishment’s malaprop-prone, metaphor-mixing manager, Archie.

Edgar Bergen with Charlie McCarthy (1950)

This is a Thanksgiving special sponsored by Coca Cola with Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy.

Federal Men – Case Of The Ready Guns (1955)

An ex-con with a loving brother and a chip on his shoulder throws in with a man converting stolen guns to automatics to sell to the underworld.

Federal Men – the Case Of Buried Treasure (1955)

A treasury man poses as an opium dealer in order to catch a ring of opium smugglers. Season 5, Episode 12.

Federal Men – the Case Of The Bad Bargain (1955)

A treasury man poses as an opium dealer in order to catch a ring of opium smugglers. Season 5, Episode 12.

Federal Men – The Case of the Black Sheep (1955)

An ex-con with a loving brother and a chip on his shoulder throws in with a man converting stolen guns to automatics to sell to the underworld.

Federal Men – the Case Of The Chartered Chiseler (1955)

Emory Parnell plays a loathsome chartered bus company owner who is cheating on his income tax (among other thing.) Season 5, Episode 15 Original Air Date: January 13, 1955 Also known as Treasury Men in Action

Federal Men – The Case of the Iron Curtain (1955)

A former POW is set up to take the fall for a smuggler who is involved with agents behind the Iron Curtain. This show is also known as Treasury Men In Action.

Federal Men – the Man Outside (1954)

Convicts in a prison printing shop hatch a counterfeiting scheme. The foreman of the printing shop wants to stay out of the conspiracy to secure his parole after 14 years in prison. Season 5, Episode 5 November 4, 1954

Federal Men- the Case Of The Deadly Dilemma (1955)

An undercover federal agent (Charles Bronson) trying to penetrate a counterfeiting ring runs into a big dilemma when the boss asks him to kill a man.

Flash Gordon – Akim The Terrible (1955)

Flash’s best friend is sent to a planet where he is brainwashed and sent back to kill Flash.

Flash Gordon – Deadline at Noon (1954)

In this episode of the TV series Flash Gordon, Flash and Dr. Zarkoff go back the past in 1950 to stop an atomic explosive that takes hundreds of years to explode.

Flash Gordon – Lure of Light (1955)

Queen Tridentia steals the plans for a spaceship that can travel faster than the speed of light and wants to go back in time to change history.

Flash Gordon – Planet of Death (1955)

Dr. Zarkoff’s request to test his new anti-gravitation device on a remote planet is denied because of the mysterious deaths of most of a recent scientific expedition that recently explored the world.

Flash Gordon – Struggle to the End (1955)

It’s another 1955 Flash Gordon where Flash Gordon fights Queen Xyderine of the Neptunian chicken people. Then he makes her lay an egg for wiping out General Zarkoff’s brain. I personally think Zarkoff could have just had a Lucky, and he would have been fine.

Flash Gordon – The Brain Machine (1955)

Mom warned you about gals like the Evil Witch of Neptune, aka Queen Chicken of the Royal Order of Chicken People. Today, it’s politically incorrect to point out women who are also poultry.

Flash Gordon – The Forbidden Experiment (1954)

Flash and Dale rush to Zarkov’s aid who is being held prisoner on Beta M-1. His captor is the mysterious Lion Man.

Flash Gordon – The Subworld Revenge (1955)

Flash, Dale and Dr. Zarkoff must confront a civilization that lives 1500 miles underneath the earth and is bent on world domination.

Four Star Playhouse – A Study in Panic (1952)

A newspaperman has received death threats. As he goes about his business, he becomes more worried about every person he encounters.

Four Star Playhouse – Alias Mr. Hepp (1955)

Charles Boyer plays Mr. Hepp, a con man who is on parole only on the condition that he not talk to any women.

Four Star Playhouse – Knockout (1953)

Bobby Gregory is a good boxer, but it doesn’t prepare him for the seedy underworld of professional boxing.

Four Star Playhouse – The Frightened Woman (1952)

A woman enters a book store to find out she has travelled 25 years into the past. Four Star Playhouse was a repertoire theater, often with Charles Boyer, Ida Lupino, Joan Fontaine and David Niven as stars.

Four Star Playhouse – The Man in the Box (1953)

Charles Boyer plays a man who is in a box watching a show and a general in a play that is the show in this interesting episode of Four Star Playhouse.

Four Star Playhouse – The Man on a Train (1953)

An unusual episode of “Four Star Playhouse”. David Niven stars as a man who has a meeting on a train with a person who disappeared months earlier. Originally aired 15 January 1953.

Four Star Playhouse – Tiger at Noon (1955)

Stage 7 (syndicated as Four Star Playhouse) is an anthology series that aired in 1955. The program’s 25 episodes showcased the talents of actors and actresses such as Charles Bronson, Edmond O’Brien, Gene Barry, Phyllis Coates, Frances Rafferty, Macdonald Carey, and Phyllis Thaxter. Some directing was done by Quinn Martin.

Four Star Playhouse – Tunnel of Fear (1952)

Four Star Playhouse is a television anthology series that ran from 1952 to 1956. In this episode, a man crippled with arthritis faces an old partner he once betrayed, played by David Niven.

Four Star Playhouse – Tunnel of Fear (1952-56)

Four Star Playhouse is a television anthology series that ran from 1952 to 1956. In this episode, David Niven plays a man who went to prison for 20 years seeking the man who betrayed him played by Cedric Hardwick

Gang Busters – The Boilat-Fiaschetti case (1954)

In this episode of Gang Busters they are up against in international jewel thief who escaped from Devils Island.

Gang Busters – The Dennis Case (1952)

Gang Busters was one of the most popular shows of it’s day and it’s stories were based on real FBI files. This episode is about a Canadian cat burglar that gets some attention from Gang Busters.

Gang Busters – The Mendoro Case (1952)

Mobster Charles Mendora has a sweet spot for his daughter, but he’s a ruthless killer the Gang Busters need to put away for good.

Gang Busters – The Nobel Case (1952)

Herbert Nobel is a rich guy, but that seems to get him in a lot of trouble in this episode of the 1952 TV series Gangbusters.

Gang Busters – The Phantom Case (1952)

The Gang Busters go up against the Phantom and his gang who seem to disappear into thin air after every crime. From the 1952 NBC series Gangbusters.

Gang Busters – The Unholy Three (1952)

Three gangsters take over a church to hide from the Gang Busters figuring no one would look for them in a church. Gang Busters TV series is a spin off of the popular radio show.

George Burns and Gracie Allen – Gracie Gives a Wedding(1951)

In this episode of the George Burns and Gracie Allen show, Gracie throws a wedding for a friend.

George Burns and Gracie Allen – Rumba Lessons (1950)

Blanche and Gracie try to get George Burns to take Dance Lessons. This episode is dated December 28th 1950.

George Burns and Gracie Allen – The Rocket Girls (1955)

It just doesn’t get much cuter than this. George and Gracie are host to a bunch of space alien rocket girls.

I Married Joan – Bev’s Boyfriend (1953)

Joan doesn’t like that her sister is dating a hot rodder and everyone wishes Joan hadn’t meddled. The Joan Davis Show announced itself each week as America’s favorite comedy show, starring America’s queen of comedy, Joan Davis, as Mrs. Joan Stevens.

I Married Joan – Broken Toe (1953)

Joan is acting like she’s dying and Judge Bradley (Jim Backus) thinks she’s playing for sympathy until the tide turns.

I Married Joan – Jailbird (1955)

I Married Joan was a very popular series in 1955. In this episode Joan helps a hurt crow and the crow is just a little too appreciative.

Jack Benny – Audrey Meadows (1952)

Jack Benny plays with Audrey Meadows in a spoof on the Honeymooners. It almost makes a guy wish Jack Benny had taken Jackie Gleasons place in the Honeymooners.

Jack Benny – Jack Gets Robbed (1952)

Jack has trouble falling asleep because of a leaking faucet, but he’s ready for the burglars who want to ransack his house with booby traps.

Jack Benny – The $64,000 Question (1961)

Jack Benny’s spoof on the infamous TV show, the $64,000 question, which was known for being a bit on the shady side.

Jack Benny Goes Christmas Shopping (1950)

This is the 1950 Jack Benny Christmas show where Jack Benny gives Rochester a dollar and a lecture on the evils of wine, women and song.

Jack Benny Hour (1965)  

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Jack Benny Program – Jack Casting For Television Special (1961)

Jack Benny and Rochester are trying to find some talent for his show and finds the perfect 10 year old to play young Jack Benny.

Jack Benny Show – Guest Humphrey Bogart (1950)

In this episode Jack Benny plays a cop who beats a confession and a Lucky Strike cigarette commercial out of Humphrey Bogart.

Jack Benny Show – Jack and Bing Crosby (1952)

The Jack Benny Program, starring Jack Benny, is a radio-TV comedy series that ran for more than three decades and is generally regarded as a high-water mark in 20th-century American comedy.

Jack Benny Show – Jack is a contestant (1955)

Jack Benny hears that Groucho Marx is giving away $3000 as a prize for You Bet Your Life and wants to win it.  A personal friend of Harry S. Truman, Jack Benny served as Master of Ceremonies for Truman’s Inaugural Ball.

Jack Benny Show – Jack Takes a Train Trip (1952)

In this episode of the The Jack Benny Program, starring Jack Benny, Jack Benny and Rochester take a train trip to New York so Jack can talk to his sponsor.

Johnny Carson – Do You Trust Your Wife (1958)

Johnny Carson hosts this 1958 episode of the game show Do You Trust Your Wife? The husband could attempt to answer or “trust” his wife to do so, hence the name of the show.

KGB Connections, The (1982)

KGB is the Russian abbreviation of Committee for State Security Komitjet Gosudarstvjennoj Bjezopasnosti, which was the official name of the umbrella organization serving as the Soviet Union’s premier security agency, secret police, and intelligence agency, from 1954 to 1991.

This explains their operations in the United States.  How infiltrated were we?  They were doing their job pretty well.

Laugh Maker, The (1954)

Jackie Gleason and Art Carney star in a serious episode of Studio One. It’s about a comedian (Jackie Gleason) and a magazine reporter (Art Carney) who has been assigned to write a magazine article. It’s an interesting character study.

Life of Riley, The – Family Reunion(1953)

In this episode of the Life of Riley, Riley hasn’t seen his parents in 20 years and gets surprised on a TV show.

Life of Riley, The – Riley’s Anniversary (1953)

The Life of Riley was enormously popular on radio and this TV show has William Bendix playing Riley. Riley was a prototype for later blue-collar sitcom characters like Ralph Kramden and Fred Flintstone.

Life of Riley, The – Riley’s Vacation Plans(1953)

Riley plans a pretty interesting vacation for his family and ends up in his usual pickle.

Life of Riley, The – Rileys Separation Anxiety (1953)

Riley was a prototype for later blue-collar sitcom characters like Ralph Kramden and Fred Flintstone.

Lock Up – Jennifer (1960)

A precocious little girl tries to get her stepmother out of prison by playing an amateur Sherlock Holmes

Lock Up – Red Confetti (1959)

In this episode from the files of Herbert Maris, elderly women are being ran down by cars and a good samaritan stands accused of the crime.

Lock Up – So Ye Shall Reap (1960)

Herb needs to help a young man who’s charged with murdering his future father-in-law who was an obnoxious jerk, but publicly respected.

Lock Up: Compulsion Killer (1960)

A professor (William Schallert) tries to teach his soft-on-crime wife a lesson by disguising himself as a compulsive killer whose been terrorizing an entire college campus. When suspicion falls on for committing four prior murders, it’s up to Maris and Weston to find the truth.

Lone Ranger – Cannonball McKay (1949)

Cannonball McKay runs the local Wells Fargo Stage franchise and when there are a bunch of robberies the Lone Ranger becomes suspicious and must figure out who is bad and good.

Lone Ranger – Enter the Lone Ranger (1949)

This is the first episode of the Lone Ranger. The Lone Ranger was a big hit on radio under the direction of George W. Trendel, but knew he didn’t have what it took to direct a TV series so he hired Jack Chertov. The series went on for years and probably was influential in making Westerns the most popular genre of a generation of Americans.

Lone Ranger – The Renegades (1949)

Jim Lackey is the Indian agent for some Cherokees on the reservation, but he’s not a straight shooter. The Lone Ranger and Tonto have to set things right.

Love That Bob – Bob in Orbit (1958)

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Love that Bob – The Ravishing Realtor (1958)

In this episode of the Bob Cummings show Bob gets entralled with a beautiful real estate agent. This episode was first broadcast October 14th 1958.

Love That Bob- Bob Butters Beck Butters Better (1958)

Love that Bob is the adventures of Bob Cummings, dashing young Hollywood photographer, Air Force reserve officer, and ladies’ man. This episode was first broadcast on 10-19-1958. Bob’s Nephew wants to break into the recording business when he sees George Burns son making it big.

Lucy and George Burns

George Burns tries to get Lucy to take it on the road.

Lucy Gets a Roommate

When Lucy advertises for a room mate, she gets a lady of refinement. That’s Carol Burnett.

Lucy Meets Sheldon Leonard

Lucy gets to meet Sheldon Leonard while trying to scheme a raise out of Mr. Mooney.

Lucy Show, The – Lucy Gets Caught in the Draft (1962)

Lucille Ball becomes a marine with the shortest career in military history, she gets drafted.

Mr. and Mrs. North – Comic Strip Tease (1952)

A cartoonist and Mr. and Mrs. North try to stop an impending case of juvenile delinquency and a bunch of gangsters running a protection racket.

Mr. and Mrs. North – House Behind The Wall (1953)

Mr. and Mrs. North are fictional American amateur detectives. Created by Frances and Richard Lockridge, the couple were featured in a series of 26 Mr. and Mrs. North novels, a Broadway play, a motion picture and several radio and television series. They were not professional detectives but simply an ordinary couple who stumbled across a murder or two every week for 12 years.

Mr. and Mrs. North – Shrinking Violet (1953)

Mr. and Mrs. North are fictional American amateur detectives. Created by Frances and Richard Lockridge, the couple were featured in a series of 26 Mr. and Mrs. North novels, a Broadway play, a motion picture and several radio and television series. They were not professional detectives but simply an ordinary couple who stumbled across a murder or two every week for 12 years.

One Step Beyond – Brainwave (1960)

A soldier in WWI must perform emergency surgery being assisted only by a voice on the radio

One Step Beyond – Call from Tomorrow (1960)

A famous actress has a complete breakdown after the death of her young daughter. After she recovers she returns home, only to be convinced that she can hear her daughter calling to her from beyond the grave.

One Step Beyond – Delusion (1959)

Harold Stern has a rare blood type, but he knows that if he donates blood to a girl, he’ll be tormented by visions of her future.

One Step Beyond – Earthquake (1952)

A mild mannered man has a premonition about an earthquake in this series that was a predecessor of Outer Limits and Twilight Zone.

One Step Beyond – Esther and Emily (1960)

A turn of the century newlywed woman recalls a memory of her sister who starts fire. This is an episode of One Step Beyond, a precursor to the Twilight Zone.

One Step Beyond – Gypsy (1960)

A mysterious gypsy tries to convince an escaped convict into returning to prison. It’s pretty evident the gypsy is more than meets the eye. Look for a very young Robert Blake.

One Step Beyond – I saw you Tomorrow (1960)

A man has a vision seeing a woman killed but later meets her at a hotel where he’s staying.

One Step Beyond – Legacy of Love (1961)

A woman and a married man were drawn to a small seaside town where they begin an affair that neither of them really understands.

One Step Beyond – Make Me Not a Witch (1959)

In this One Step Beyond episode, a young girl with supernatural powers thinks she might be a witch. Her father isn’t helping anything.

One Step Beyond – Moment of Hate (1960)

Karen Wadsworth has the unique power of suggestion and believes she can use it to kill. You’ll recognize Joanne Linville of Star Trek Romulan commander fame.

One Step Beyond – Night of Decision

In this episode of the paranormal series One Step Beyond, the Continental Army is camped at Valley Forge and Washington is debating whether to surrender to the English.

One Step Beyond – The Dead Part of the House (1959)

A young girl has some imaginary friends that appear to be not quite so imaginary.

One Step Beyond – The Devils Laughter (1959)

John Marriott is a condemned man who has a vision showing him he wouldn’t die at the hands of the executioner.

One Step Beyond – The Dream (1959)

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One Step Beyond – The Executioner (1960)

In the civil war, Jess Bradley and his dog are captured by an evil Union officer and when the dog dies, things take a turn for the worse for the evil Colonel.

One Step Beyond – The Inheritance (1959)

An evil necklace takes it’s revenge on all the women who wear it.

One Step Beyond – The Last Round (1961)

Charles Bronson plays a boxer who thinks he might be in trouble over the legend of Patty Terhune.

One Step Beyond – The Lovers (1959)

Otto and Elsa are sweet on each other, but evil spirits want to break them up. One Step Beyond stars John Newland as your host to lead you into the weird and macabre.

One Step Beyond – The Night of April 14th (1959)

A young lady is having bad dreams about drowning, which is possibly a premonition. She’s going on the Titanic.

One Step Beyond – The Peter Hurkos Story Part One (1952)

Peter Hurkos falls fifty feet from the top of a building, while he is trying to run away from some . When he wakes up in the hospital, he finds out he is psychic.

One Step Beyond – The Peter Hurkos Story Part Two (1952)

Peter Hurkos falls fifty feet from the top of a building, while he is trying to run away from some . When he wakes up in the hospital, he finds out he is psychic. Part Two.

One Step Beyond – The Return of Mitchell Compion (1959)

In this episode of One Step Beyond, a man is known by everyone on a small Mediterranean island that he has never visited. One Step Beyond is credited by many as an inspiration for Outer Limits and Twilight Zone.

One Step Beyond – The Sorcerer (1961)

In World War One German officer Reitliger enlists the help of Karnak,a man with supposed psychic powers, to find out how his girlfriend Elsa is faring back in Germany.Seeing a vision of her infidelity he gets Karnak to will him back home where he kills Elsa but noone will believe him as the murder was down to an out of body experience and nobody can be in two places at once. Ultimately Reitlinger decides on a way to ensure he is punished.

One Step Beyond – The Storm (1959)

A couple travel to a village to investigate a painting by an artist they think is dead. They are told the ghost of the painter allowed a blind man to finish the work.

Our Miss Brooks – Home Cooked Meal

Our Miss Brooks is an American situation comedy starring Eve Arden as a sardonic high school English teacher. It began as a radio show broadcast on CBS from 1948 to 1957. When the show was adapted to television (1952–56), it became one of the medium’s earliest hits

Our Miss Brooks – Madison Mascot

Our Miss Brooks is an American situation comedy starring Eve Arden as a sardonic high school English teacher. It began as a radio show broadcast on CBS from 1948 to 1957. When the show was adapted to television (1952–56), it became one of the medium’s earliest hits

Ozzie and Harriet (1954) – A LAWNMOWER FOR OZZIE

A LAWNMOWER FOR OZZIE

Ozzie and Harriet (1954) – BREAKFAST FOR HARRIET

BREAKFAST FOR HARRIET

Ozzie and Harriet (1954) – DAVID GETS DISCOURAGED

DAVID GETS DISCOURAGED

Ozzie and Harriet (1954) – DAVID THE BABYSITTER

DAVID THE BABYSITTER

Ozzie and Harriet (1954) – HARRIETS DANCING PARTNER

HARRIETS DANCING PARTNER

Ozzie and Harriet (1954) – KRIS GOES TO COLLEGE

KRIS GOES TO COLLEGE

Ozzie and Harriet (1954) – LENDING MONEY TO_WALLY

LENDING MONEY TO_WALLY

Ozzie and Harriet (1954) – MR KELLEYS IMPORTANT PAPERS

MR KELLEYS IMPORTANT PAPERS

Ozzie and Harriet (1954) – OZZIE CHANGES HISTORY

OZZIE CHANGES HISTORY

Ozzie and Harriet (1954) – OZZIE PLANS A SURPRISE

OZZIE PLANS A SURPRISE

Ozzie and Harriet (1954) – OZZIE THE BOAT-KEEPER

OZZIE THE BOAT-KEEPER

Ozzie and Harriet (1954) – OZZIE THE SPACE AGE

OZZIE THE SPACE AGE

Ozzie and Harriet (1954) – RICK IS LATE FOR DINNER

RICK IS LATE FOR DINNER

Ozzie and Harriet (1954) – THE NELSONS DECIDE TO MOVE

THE NELSONS DECIDE TO MOVE

Ozzie And Harriet – David and the Mermaid (1964)

Here’s an episode of Ozzie and Harriet from 1964. With June. I always liked Ozzie and Harriet better with June. Ozzie and the boys are on a mission to liven up the women’s club dance.

Philip Marlowe – Murder is a Grave Affair (1958)

It’s shameful, after Carol Post leaves Mr. Ed and Wilbur, she steals Wilbur’s car and goes after a married man. Fortunately, she’s killed before very long. But who did it? Could it be Mr. Ed? Could it be Betsy Jones-Moreland? Only Philip Marlowe cares.

Philip Marlowe – The Ugly Duckling (1959)

Barbara Bain is a bad girl in this episode of the 1950’s detective show, Phillip Marlowe.

Racket Squad – Accidentally On Purpose (1950)

Racket Squad stars Reed Hadley as Captain John Braddock, who works the racket and bunco squad for the San Francisco, California police department. This episode deals with a disreputable car salesman that sells a couple a car with no brakes.

Racket Squad – Anyone Can Be a Sucker (1950)

Racket Squad starred Reed Hadley as Captain John Braddock, a fictional cop working for the San Francisco, California Police Department.

Racket Squad – The Bill of Sale Racket (1950)

Racket Squad stars Reed Hadley as Captain John Braddock, who works the racket and bunco squad for the San Francisco, California police department.

Racket Squad – The Hearse Chaser (1950)

Racket Squad starred Reed Hadley as Captain John Braddock, a fictional cop working for the San Francisco, California Police Department.

Racket Squad – The Strange Case of James Doyle (1950)

Reed Hadley as Captain John Braddock goes to visit a fellow officer who is a victim of a gunshot wound and it leads him into a story about a criminals intrigue.

Red Skelton Show – John Carradine Guests (1955)

This is the Red Skelton show with John Carradine as a guest. Red does a pantomime and a skit where he becomes a famous impressionist artist.

Red Skelton Show – Mickey Rooney Guests (1956)

Here’s an episode of the Red Skelton show from 1956. It’s got Mickey Rooney as a guest star and Red Skelton plays his famous Freddie Freeloader.

Red Skelton Show – w/George Raft (1956)

Here’s an episode of the Red Skelton Show with Red in some funny schtick with guest star. Tough guy, George Rafts gives Red Skelton the third degree and slaps him around to make him sing.

Richard Diamond – Design For Murder (1954)

A rich tycoon is threatened and it’s up to Richard Diamond Private Detective to protect him. This episode is from the 1954 series Richard Diamond which was a continuation of the very popular radio show.

Richard Diamond – The Torch Carriers (1954)

Richard Diamond gets roughed up by some guys who are after a book. The bad guys learn a lesson “Don’t hit Diamond”

Richard Diamond – The Venus of Park Avenue (1957)

Diamond is hired to verify the authenticity of an ancient Greek statue, which is suspected of being fake when it is offered for sale at a figure far below its true value.

Rifleman, The – Mail Order Groom (1958)

Miss Isabelle sent off for a new husband named Mr. Jupiter. A mail order husband. She’s afraid the local riff raff is gonna bother him. Not too Much.

Rocky Jones – Crash of the Moons (1954)

Cruising the galaxy in his space ship “The Orbit Jet” Space Ranger, Rocky Jones (Richard Crane), Vena Ray (Sally Mansfield), Winky (Scotty Beckett) and 10 year-old Bobby (Robert Lyden) defend the Earth and themselves against space-bound evil doers

Rocky Jones – Menace From Outer Space (1954)

The show was based on the exploits of clean-cut, square-jawed Rocky Jones, the best known of the Space Rangers. These were Earth-based space policemen who patrolled the United Worlds of the Solar System in the not-too-distant future. Rocky and his crew would routinely blast-off in a V-2-like chemically-fueled, upright rocketship, the Orbit Jet XV-2, or later the nearly identical Silver Moon XV-3, on missions to moons and planetoids where the odds of success seemed remote yet they would always prevail.

Sergeant Preston of the Yukon – Blind Justice (1955)

In 1955, the same year the radio show ended, Sergeant Preston of the Yukon premiered as a television series. A mounty and his trustee dog fight crime in the Northwest Territory.

Sergeant Preston of the Yukon – Emergency On Scare face Flat (1955)

Harry Ogden is a robber and he shot a Mounty. True to the RCMP motto, Sergeant Preston has to get his man.

Sergeant Preston of the Yukon – Eye Of Evil (1955)

Sergeant Preston and Yukon King go after a $100,000 pearl called the Eye of Evil. A mounty and his trustee dog fight crime in the Northwest Territory.

Sergeant Preston of the Yukon – King Of HerschelIsland (1955)

In 1955, the same year the radio show ended, Sergeant Preston of the Yukon premiered as a television series. A mounty and his trustee dog fight crime in the Northwest Territory.

Sergeant Preston of the Yukon – Littlest Rookie (1955)

In 1955, the same year the radio show ended, Sergeant Preston of the Yukon premiered as a television series. A mounty and his trustee dog fight crime in the Northwest Territory.

Sergeant Preston of the Yukon – The Limping King (1955)

In 1955, the same year the radio show ended, Sergeant Preston of the Yukon premiered as a television series. A mounty and his trustee dog fight crime in the Northwest Territory. In this episode, a veterinarian gets swindled being sold a phony gold mine.

Sergeant Preston of the Yukon – The Rookie (1955)

In 1955, the same year the radio show ended, Sergeant Preston of the Yukon premiered as a television series. Its the story of a RCMP Mounty who has to solve crimes with the help of his trusty dog Yukon King. In this episode Sergeant Preston and Yukon king follow the story of Francois Val, a New Orleans chef with miles to go protecting his bank roll.

Sergeant Preston of the Yukon – The Black Ace (1955)

Mainly filmed at Ashcroft, Colorado, Sergeant Preston of the Yukon was telecast on CBS from September 29, 1955, to September 25, 1958. The first two seasons were produced by Trendle-Campbell-Meurer, and the show was broadcast in the same time slot as ABC’s The Lone Ranger. In its last season, Sergeant Preston of the Yukon was purchased and produced by the Jack Wrather Corporation.

Sheena – Queen of The Jungle – Ganjika Kid

When Irish McCalla portrayed Sheena said she was discovered by Nassour Studios while throwing a bamboo spear on at the beach, famously adding, “I couldn’t act, but I could swing through the trees”.

Sheena Queen of the Jungle – 5 episodes (1952)

In this series Irish McCalla hit a tree and broke her arm because she really did her own stunts.

Sherlock Holmes – Blind Mans Bluff (1954)

The first and only American television series of Sherlock Holmes adventures aired in syndication in the fall of 1954.

Sherlock Holmes – Diamond Tooth (1954)

The first and only American television series of Sherlock Holmes adventures aired in syndication in the fall of 1954.

Sherlock Holmes – Haunted Gainsborough (1954)

The first and only American television series of Sherlock Holmes adventures aired in syndication in the fall of 1954.

Sherlock Holmes – Mother Hubbard (1954)

Holmes tries to seek Margaret Martini’s fiancé in a story connected with seven other disappearances. Every man has been killed inside an empty house. Holmes uncovers the murderer’s identity and motive.

Sherlock Holmes – Neurotic Detective (1954)

The first and only American television series of Sherlock Holmes adventures aired in syndication in the fall of 1954.

Sherlock Holmes – Texas Cowgirl (1954)

The first and only American television series of Sherlock Holmes adventures aired in syndication in the fall of 1954.

Sherlock Holmes – The Case of the French Interpreter (1954)

The first and only American television series of Sherlock Holmes adventures aired in syndication in the fall of 1954.

Sherlock Holmes – The Case Of The Red Headed League (1954)

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Sherlock Holmes – The Pennsylvania Gun (1954)

The first and only American television series of Sherlock Holmes adventures aired in syndication in the fall of 1954.

Sherlock Holmes – The Thistle Killer (1954)

An episode of the 1954 Sherlock Holmes series. The only American Sherlock Holmes TV show ever made.

Sherlock Holmes – The Winthrop Legend (1954)

The first and only American television series of Sherlock Holmes adventures aired in syndication in the fall of 1954.

Star Performance – Armed (1955)

A damaged bomber is carrying an armed nuclear weapon. The guy who can disarm it is dead. Can the guys on the ground figure out how to save the bomber crew and not make a mushroom cloud?

Star Performance – Billy and the Bride (1955)

This is Star Performance, which was the syndication title for Four Star Playhouse, Stage 7 and I think maybe some episodes of the Dick Powell show.

Star Performance – The Deceiving Eye (1955)

A professor is suspected of murdering a young woman after conducting an experiment with about how appearances can be deceiving.

Star Performance – The Magic Hat (1952)

A little girl named Jody has her heart set on a new hat to go to a party… but it’s a magic hat. It’s round and flat and has feathers sticking out.

Star Performance – Tiger At Noon (1955)

A police detective finds himself in a quandary. Does he arrest the man who saved his daughters life? This 1955 show is from the series Stage 7, which was similar to Four Star Playhouse. Star Performance is the syndication title.

Stories of the Century – Belle Star (1954)

Stories of the Century is a TV series from 1954 about a fictional railroad detective named Matt Clark. In this episode he pursues Belle Star, who is a horse thief among other things.

Stories of the Century – Billy The Kid (1954)

This time Matt Clark, railroad detective, goes up against the notorious James Gang. In 1955, Stories of the Century became the first Western to win an Emmy award, beating out the Roy Rogers show.

Stories of the Century – Black Bart(1954-55)

Jim Davis (Jock Ewing from Dallas) plays a fictional railroad detective who roams the west chasing famous bad guys.

Stories of the Century – Cattle Kate (1954)

Matt Clark is a railroad detective whose assignment is to track down and bring to justice the most notorious criminals in the history of the Old West with the aid of his beautiful assistant Frankie Adams. In this episode he goes after Cattle Kate, a Wyoming rustler suspected of murder.

Stories of the Century – Geromimo (1954)

This episode of the adventures of Matt Clark, railroad detective, has him meeting the great chief, turned sideshow attraction, Geronimo.

Stories of the Century – Quantrill’s Raiders (1954)

The Union called them bushwhackers, the Confederacy called them “Quantrill’s Rangers”. This weeks episode explores the issue with Matt Clarke, railroad detective.

Stories of the Century – Sam Bass (1954)

Sam Bass was a bank robber in the 1870’s in San Francisco until he was caught and shot by the Texas Rangers in 1878. Dan Haggerty plays the role of Sam Bass. Jim Davis, who would later play Jock Ewing on the Dallas TV series plays Matt Clark, railroad detective.

Stories of The Century – The James Gang (1954)

This time Matt Clark, railroad detective, goes up against the notorious James Gang. In 1955, Stories of the Century became the first Western to win an Emmy award, beating out the Roy Rogers show.

Studio One – June Moon (1949)

This is an adaptation of June Moon, a famous 1929 play by George S. Kaufman and Ring Lardner. Based on the Lardner short story “Some Like Them Cold,” about a love affair that loses steam before it ever gets started.

Studio One – The Night America Trembled (1949)

Sponsored by Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Studio One was seen on CBS , from 1948 through 1958, under several variant titles: Studio One Summer Theatre, Studio One in Hollywood, Summer Theatre, Westinghouse Studio One and Westinghouse Summer Theatre. It was telecast in black-and-white only.

Studio One – The Trial of John Peter Zenger (1950)

In 1730, Newspaper publisher John Peter Zenger was tried and not convicted of seditious libel for his criticism of His Majesty government. The precedent of his acquittal showed that the truth is always a defense against libel.

Studio One – The Willow Cabin (1950)

An episode of “Studio One” titled “The Willow Cabin”. This originally aired *live* on 27 February 1950 on CBS-TV, and this copy is complete with the original Westinghouse commercials. The drama stars Priscilla Gillette and Charlton Heston.

The Big Picture – George S. Patton (1963)

This episode of the WWII documentaries series The Big Picture tells about the life of General George Patton. It’s narrated by Ronald Reagan.

The Eruption of Mount St. Helens (1980)

This is a US Forest Service Film about the May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. I live in Oregon and at 80 miles away we got a whole bunch of ash.

The Lucy Show-Lucy and The Fight Manager (1962)

The Lucy Show was Lucille Ball’s follow up show to I Love Lucy. It began in 1962 and ran until 1968. The premise and the cast changed frequently, with only Gale Gordon lasting most of the run of the show (he joined the cast during the second season). Here we have some Don Rickles, an in-confident fighter who needs Lucy to get him back on his feet.

The Lucy Show-Lucy Goes To London (1962)

The Lucy Show was Lucille Balls follow up show to I Love Lucy. It began in 1962 and ran until 1968. The premise and the cast changed frequently, with only Gale Gordon lasting most of the run of the show

The Lucy Show-Lucy Meets John Wayne (1962)

The Lucy Show was Lucille Balls follow up show to I Love Lucy. It began in 1962 and ran until 1968. The premise and the cast changed frequently, with only Gale Gordon lasting most of the run of the show

The Lucy Show-Lucy The Starmaker

The Lucy Show was the 1960’s follow up series for I Love Lucy. In this episode, Lucy tries to get a young man (Frankie Avalon) into the music business.

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The Mickey Rooney Show (also known as Hey, Mulligan) is an American sitcom that aired from 1954 to 1955 on NBC. The series stars Mickey Rooney (in his first television role) who was particularly remembered for his starring role in numerous Andy Hardy films made between 1937 and 1958, which overlapped with Hey Mulligan

The Mickey Rooney Show – Double Trouble (1954)

Mulligan is mistaken for a famous French writer.

The Mickey Rooney Show – Pilot (1954)

Mickey belongs to a little theater group and has yet to be cast in a part, He is the understudy to the male lead, who comes down with a sore throat – will Mickey be able to remember his lines?

The Mickey Rooney Show – The Lion Hunt (1954)

Season 1, Episode 8: The Lion Hunt. Mulligan goes on a lion hunt.

The Mickey Rooney Show – The Seance (1954)

Mickey’s mother Nell Mulligan decides to sell the family house when advised to do so by her deceased sister. Joe enlists Mickey’s help in debunking the spiritualist who held the séance for his wife.

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The Mickey Rooney Show (also known as Hey, Mulligan) is an American sitcom that aired from 1954 to 1955 on NBC. The series stars Mickey Rooney (in his first television role) who was particularly remembered for his starring role in numerous Andy Hardy films made between 1937 and 1958, which overlapped with Hey Mulligan

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The Mickey Rooney Show (also known as Hey, Mulligan) is an American sitcom that aired from 1954 to 1955 on NBC. The series stars Mickey Rooney (in his first television role) who was particularly remembered for his starring role in numerous Andy Hardy films made between 1937 and 1958, which overlapped with Hey Mulligan

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The Mickey Rooney Show (also known as Hey, Mulligan) is an American sitcom that aired from 1954 to 1955 on NBC. The series stars Mickey Rooney (in his first television role) who was particularly remembered for his starring role in numerous Andy Hardy films made between 1937 and 1958, which overlapped with Hey Mulligan

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The Mickey Rooney Show (also known as Hey, Mulligan) is an American sitcom that aired from 1954 to 1955 on NBC. The series stars Mickey Rooney (in his first television role) who was particularly remembered for his starring role in numerous Andy Hardy films made between 1937 and 1958, which overlapped with Hey Mulligan

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The Mickey Rooney Show (also known as Hey, Mulligan) is an American sitcom that aired from 1954 to 1955 on NBC. The series stars Mickey Rooney (in his first television role) who was particularly remembered for his starring role in numerous Andy Hardy films made between 1937 and 1958, which overlapped with Hey Mulligan

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The Mickey Rooney Show (also known as Hey, Mulligan) is an American sitcom that aired from 1954 to 1955 on NBC. The series stars Mickey Rooney (in his first television role) who was particularly remembered for his starring role in numerous Andy Hardy films made between 1937 and 1958, which overlapped with Hey Mulligan

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The Mickey Rooney Show (also known as Hey, Mulligan) is an American sitcom that aired from 1954 to 1955 on NBC. The series stars Mickey Rooney (in his first television role) who was particularly remembered for his starring role in numerous Andy Hardy films made between 1937 and 1958, which overlapped with Hey Mulligan

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The Mickey Rooney Show (also known as Hey, Mulligan) is an American sitcom that aired from 1954 to 1955 on NBC. The series stars Mickey Rooney (in his first television role) who was particularly remembered for his starring role in numerous Andy Hardy films made between 1937 and 1958, which overlapped with Hey Mulligan

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The Mickey Rooney Show (also known as Hey, Mulligan) is an American sitcom that aired from 1954 to 1955 on NBC. The series stars Mickey Rooney (in his first television role) who was particularly remembered for his starring role in numerous Andy Hardy films made between 1937 and 1958, which overlapped with Hey Mulligan

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The Mickey Rooney Show (also known as Hey, Mulligan) is an American sitcom that aired from 1954 to 1955 on NBC. The series stars Mickey Rooney (in his first television role) who was particularly remembered for his starring role in numerous Andy Hardy films made between 1937 and 1958, which overlapped with Hey Mulligan

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The Mickey Rooney Show (also known as Hey, Mulligan) is an American sitcom that aired from 1954 to 1955 on NBC. The series stars Mickey Rooney (in his first television role) who was particularly remembered for his starring role in numerous Andy Hardy films made between 1937 and 1958, which overlapped with Hey Mulligan

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The Mickey Rooney Show (also known as Hey, Mulligan) is an American sitcom that aired from 1954 to 1955 on NBC. The series stars Mickey Rooney (in his first television role) who was particularly remembered for his starring role in numerous Andy Hardy films made between 1937 and 1958, which overlapped with Hey Mulligan

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The Mickey Rooney Show (also known as Hey, Mulligan) is an American sitcom that aired from 1954 to 1955 on NBC. The series stars Mickey Rooney (in his first television role) who was particularly remembered for his starring role in numerous Andy Hardy films made between 1937 and 1958, which overlapped with Hey Mulligan

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The Mickey Rooney Show (also known as Hey, Mulligan) is an American sitcom that aired from 1954 to 1955 on NBC. The series stars Mickey Rooney (in his first television role) who was particularly remembered for his starring role in numerous Andy Hardy films made between 1937 and 1958, which overlapped with Hey Mulligan

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The Mickey Rooney Show (also known as Hey, Mulligan) is an American sitcom that aired from 1954 to 1955 on NBC. The series stars Mickey Rooney (in his first television role) who was particularly remembered for his starring role in numerous Andy Hardy films made between 1937 and 1958, which overlapped with Hey Mulligan

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The Mickey Rooney Show (also known as Hey, Mulligan) is an American sitcom that aired from 1954 to 1955 on NBC. The series stars Mickey Rooney (in his first television role) who was particularly remembered for his starring role in numerous Andy Hardy films made between 1937 and 1958, which overlapped with Hey Mulligan

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The Mickey Rooney Show (also known as Hey, Mulligan) is an American sitcom that aired from 1954 to 1955 on NBC. The series stars Mickey Rooney (in his first television role) who was particularly remembered for his starring role in numerous Andy Hardy films made between 1937 and 1958, which overlapped with Hey Mulligan

The Veil – Destination Nightmare (1958)

Pilot Peter Wade sees an apparition in the clouds that commands him to steer his plane into a mountain. Peter’s father is also having visions of the man who he once knew during WWII. The wraith reappears to the younger Wade, leading him to make a startling discovery.

The Veil – Food On the Table

In this episode of the never launched series “The Veil”, Boris Karloff finds himself a ship captain with a wife he doesn’t love, saves her life from a poison snake, but begins to have second thoughts.

The Veil – Genesis (1958)

Two brothers fight over their dying fathers estate and are reminded of the story of Esau and Jacob in the book of Genesis.

The Veil – Jack The Ripper (1958)

The Veil was hosted by Boris Karloff, who also acted in every episode, and was allegedly based upon real-life reports of supernatural happenings and the unexplained. Each episode would begin and end with Karloff standing in front of a sinister-looking, roaring fireplace, inviting viewers to find out what lies behind “the veil. In this episode a clairvoyant man detects the activities of Jack the Ripper.

The Veil – Summer Heat (1958)

A man thinks he witnesses a murder, but when he summons the police they find an empty apartment where he saw the murder. This should have been a Twilight Zone.

The Veil – The Crystal Ball (1953)

A jilted lover receives the gift of a crystal ball from the woman who married his boss. What is shows is unusual.

The Veil – The Doctors (1958)

Dr. Angelo Marcabienti is coming home to replace his retiring father as the town doctor, but the townspeople object.

The Veil – The Girl on the Road (1953)

In this episode of the Veil, we learn it might not be prudent to assist young women who run out of gas. Especially in that Boris Karloff universe known as the Veil, a never broadcast 1953 series by Boris Karloff.

The Veil – The Return of Madame Vernoy (1953)

In this episode of the Veil, a young girl begins to remember her previous life as the infamous Madame Vernoy.

The Veil – Vision of Crime (1958)

A man on a trip to Paris has a vision where he sees his brother murdered. When he arrives back home in England, he finds his brother is dead and the rest you have to find out from watching the Veil.

Topper (1953)

Topper is a spinoff of the Topper movie from 1937. It’s the story of a guy who is haunted by an invisible couple and their dog who died in a landslide.

What’s My Line – Eleanor Roosevelt (1956)

An episode of “What’s My Line” from 1953, featuring Eleanor Roosevelt as the mystery guest (her voice was considered so recognisable that John Daly answers the questions for her). A very popular game show.

What’s My Line – Walter Pigeon (1956)

An episode of “What’s My Line”, a popular 1950s game show. Hosted by John Daly, panelists are Arlene Francis, Dorothy Kilgallen, Bennett Cerf, and Robert Q. Lewis. Mystery guests are Del Webb and Daniel Topping, and Walter Pidgeon.

A Stranger in Town (1948)

This is a cute political comedy starring Frank Morgan of Wizard of Oz fame. It was directed by Roy Rowland and produced by Robert Sisk from an original screenplay by Isobel Lennart and William Kozlenko.

Africa Screams (1949)

Africa Screams is a 1949 film starring the comedy team of Abbott and Costello. The film is notable for having two members of the Three Stooges (Shemp Howard and Joe Besser) working together in a non-Stooge vehicle.

Amazing Quest of Ernest Bliss, The (1936)

Cary Grant plays Earnest Bliss a rich socialite who makes a bet with his doctor that he can make a living for one year using none of his current wealth. This is a real cute movie.

Amos n’ Andy – Check and Double Check (1930)

The first Amos n’ Andy film. Amos n Andy creators Gosden and Correll were white actors familiar with minstrel traditions. They met in Durham, North Carolina in 1920, and by the fall of 1925, they were performing nightly song-and-patter routines on the Chicago Tribune’s station WGN.

Baby Face Morgan (1942)

Baby Face Morgan is a 1942 American comedy of errors crime film directed by Arthur Dreifuss. The film was a notable “B” effort for PRC (Producers Releasing Corporation). Jack Schwarz was producer, and Leon Fromkess, was listed as “in charge of production”.

Bees in Paradise (1944)

This musical comedy is set on a mysterious island where scantily clad warrior women hold all the power and men are regarded as disposable beings useful only for breeding purposes. Comic scenes result when four airmen arrive on the island and become the object of native womenfolk’s desires.

Boys of the City (1940)

It’s an East Side Kids Comedy Thriller.

Brideless Groom, The (1947)

In this Three Stooges short, the boys must marry off Curly Joe so that he can inherit a fortune.

Bucket of Blood, A (1959)

A Bucket of Blood is a 1959 comedy horror film directed by Roger Corman and starring Dick Miller. It teaches the important lesson that beatniks should not drink their hair tonic.

Buster Keaton – The General (1926)

This is a silent era film about a guy who needs to become a soldier in order to impress a girl. He has two loves. One is the girl. The other is “The General”. A locomotive.

Chasing Trouble (1940)

This time Buzzy O’Brien (Frankie Darro) is a florists delivery boy. He still thinks he’s a detective though and finds out that his boss was in a foreign espionage ring. Only Buzzy, with his sometime faithful companion Jefferson (Mantan Moreland) can crack the ring and save the day.

Creature from the Haunted Sea (1961) – Roger Corman

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Curtain at 8 (1933)

Actor Wylie Thorton is shot to death at his back stage birthday party. Detectives have their work cut out for them, because everyone, including a trick shooting chimpanzee wanted Wylie dead.

Death Kiss, The (1932)

David Manners plays a crusading studio writer, Adrienne Ames plays an actress, Bela Lugosi plays a studio manager, and Edward Van Sloan plays a film director. The comedy thriller features three leading players from the previous year’s Dracula (Lugosi, Manners, and Van Sloan), and was the first film directed by Edwin L. Marin.

Dentist, The (1932)

W.C. Fields plays a dentist in this Max Sennett film. It’s the first of 4 short 20 minute films with W.C. Fields made in 1932.

Disorder in the Court (1936)

The Three Stooges are witnesses at a murder trial, but are not to be found. They are out playing tiddly winks.

Flying Deuces, The (1939)

The Flying Deuces was the first Laurel and Hardy film not to be produced by Hal Roach, although they had played supporting roles in MGM features previously. The film was made and released by RKO Radio Pictures.

Ghosts on the Loose (1943)

The East Side Kids set out to fix up a house in the suburbs for Glimpy’s sister and her new husband.

Golf Specialist, The (1930)

When talkies were new, there was a guy named W.C. Fields who took center stage in translating vaudeville to the silver screen.

I Thank You (1941)

The film is set in London during World War II at the time of the Blitz. The leads are a couple of out of work variety entertainers who use great ingenuity in their efforts to get financial assistance to “put on a show”. Hoping to put their proposal to the formidable Lady Randall, ex-music hall star Lily Morris, they infiltrate her house in the guise of a servant (Murdoch) and cook (Askey – in drag).

Inspector General, The (1949)

An American musical comedy based on the satirical play by Nikolai Gogol that deals with local corruption and a case of mistaken identity in … all early 19th century Russia. Its ambiguous sets and costumes places the study somewhere in Eastern Europe during Napoleonic rule. Perhaps because the film was produced during the onset of the Cold War, the vagueness of the setting might indicate that the producers did not want to make a comedy about Russia. This vehicle for Danny Kaye reduced the biting satire and increased the music for American audiences.

Irish Luck (1939)

Buzzy O’Brien (Frankie Darro) is a bellhop in a hotel where a guest is murdered. He teams up with Jefferson (Mantan Moreland) and wants to protect Kitty Monahan(Sheila Darcy), who he only protects because her name is Kitty Monahan. The police blame Kitty for the murder and Buzzy hides her at his home with his mother (Lillian Elliott). Based on Charles Molyneaux Brown’s story “Death Hops the Bells.

Jack and the Beanstalk (1952)

Jack and the Beanstalk is a 1952 family comedy starring the comedy team of Abbott and Costello. It is a comic revision of the classic fairy tale. Like Gone with the Wind, the movie starts out monochrome and goes to color.

Judge Priest (1934)

Judge Priest depicting life in Kentucky after the Civil War and Reconstruction Period. It still shows the stereotypes and prejudices which existed at that time in a somewhat humorous manner. Based on a story by the noted Kentucky humorist, Irvin S. Cobb, it presents life as one would have imagined it at that time period.

Keystone Cops (1912-1917)

The Keystone cops were incompetent fictional policemen capable of extreme slapstick. Mac Sennett was responsible for changing comedy forever. By 1914, Sennet shifted the Keystone Kops from starring roles to background characters for comedians like Charlie Chaplin and Fatty Arbuckle.

Lady Says No, The (1952)

The Lady Says No (1952) is a hoot. It’s a romantic comedy starring David Niven and Joan Caulfied. She’s a writer that writes a man hating book, he’s a photographer that wants to prove her all wrong. I thought it was pretty funny.

Little Shop of Horrors (1960)

The film is a farce about an inadequate young florist’s assistant who cultivates a plant that feeds on human blood and flesh. A Roger Corman classic.

Lum n Abner – The Bashful Bachelor (1942)

It’s been 60 years, but Pine Ridge has never forgotten the comic pair that made the town famous enough to provoke an official town name change. The town is host to the Lum n Abner Museum. Adjacent to the Museum is a replica of the legendary “Jot ’em Down Store,” the central setting of the radio programs. And Lum and Abner is one of the more popular swaps among old-time radio fans.

Malice in the Palace (1949)

Malice in the Palace is the 117th short subject starring American slapstick comedy team the Three Stooges. The trio made a total of 190 shorts for Columbia Pictures between 1934 and 1959.

Man who walked alone, The (1945)

A veteran finds his way to to his home town and meets a society girl who is fleeing her boyfriend. This is a witty little comedy. I think you will find it to be quite enjoyable.

McLintock! (1963)

McLintock! is a 1963 comedy Western starring John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara, and loosely based on Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. The film is famous (or infamous) for its two spanking scenes, in which mother and daughter are each paddled with coal shovels: the daughter by her suitor, the mother by her estranged husband.

Medicine Man, The (1930)

Heres really early Jack Benny as the Medicine Man. He has to help the son and daughter of a mean shopkeeper. He’s a medicine show “doctor”. Its funny. It’s Jack Benny. How could you go wrong?

Missing Corpse, The (1945)

Blackmailer McDonald is murdered by one of his victims. His body is dumped in the trunk of his enemy, newspaper editor Kruger and the plot begins.

My Favorite Brunette (1947)

My Favorite Brunette is a 1947 movie spoofing movie detectives and the film noir style. Starring Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour, it also features Lon Chaney, Jr. playing Willie, a character based on his Of Mice and Men role Lennie; Peter Lorre as Kismit, a comic take on his many film noir roles; and cameo appearances by film noir regular Alan Ladd and Hope partner Bing Crosby.

Niagara Falls (1941)

Margie wants to get married and have a lot of kids, but she meets Tom who is the “love em’ and leave em'” type in this romantic comedy from 1941. It’s a cute story.

No Limit (1935)

A chimney sweep from Wigan dreams of winning the TT Races in the Isle of Man. With money ‘borrowed’ from his grandfather, George Shuttleworth builds the ‘Shuttleworth Snap’ motorcycle after failing to join the Rainbow Motor-Cycle team.

Pharmacist, The (1933)

W.C Fields is at it again. This time as a cranky druggist.

Pied Piper of Hamlin (1957)

The Pied Piper of Hamelin is a filmed 1957 ninety-minute musical color television special originally shown by NBC on November 26, 1957, as their Thanksgiving Day offering for that year. Based on the famous poem by Robert Browning and using the music of Edvard Grieg with special lyrics by Hal Stanley and Irving Taylor, it starred Van Johnson, Claude Rains (in his only singing and dancing role), Lori Nelson, Jim Backus, and Kay Starr.

Pot O’ Gold (1941)

James Stewart claimed this was the worst movie he ever made. I think it’s a fair musical with Jimmy Stewart carrying the story line along.

Red Lights Ahead (1937)

Grand Harpoon F. Q. Whitney offers “Pa” Wallace a share in a gold mine. The Wallace children are in favor because they think they can continue to freeload if Pa strikes it rich. This is a funny show. It’s also nice and wholesome.

Road to Bali (1952)

Road to Bali is a 1952 comedy film starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour. It was released by Paramount Pictures and is the sixth of the seven Road to… movies. It was the only such movie filmed in color and was the first to feature surprise cameo appearances from other well-known stars of the day.

Shirley Temple Shorts

Shirley Temple passed on yesterday, Feb 10, 2014 at age 85. God Bless her. Here’s a couple of short films from almost 80 years ago that made her famous.

So this is Washington – Lum and Abner (1943)

Lum and Abner, an American radio comedy which aired as a network program from 1932 to 1954, became an American institution in its low-keyed, arch rural wit.

Spooks Run Wild (1941)

Spooks Run Wild is a 1941 film and the seventh film in the East Side Kids series, starring Bela Lugosi, Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, and Bobby Jordan. Released in 1941, it was directed by Phil Rosen, in his first and only outing in the series.

St. Benny the Dip (1951)

Some gangsters dress up like the clergy to hide their career as bank robbers, but soon find themselves sympathetic to the moral people around them.

Thunder in the City (1939)

Edward G. Robinson and Nigel Bruce are in this movie about a salesman who goes to England to learn more mild mannered sales techniques at the behest of his employers.

Time of Your Life (1948)

Joe spends a lot of his time at Nick’s Pacific Street Saloon. Tom, who credits Joe with once saving his life, stops by regularly to run errands for Joe. Today, Tom notices a woman named Kitty when she comes into Nick’s, and he quickly falls in love with her. Meanwhile, a distraught young man repeatedly calls his girlfriend, begging her to marry him. Nick himself muses on all the various persons who come into his bar, some to ask for work and others just to pass the time. You’ll love these wonderful characters!

Amazing Mr. X,The (1948)

The Amazing Mr. X, also known as The Spiritualist, is a 1948 thriller film directed by Bernard Vorhaus with cinematography by John Alton. Like the film noir Nightmare Alley released a year earlier, this film tells the story of a phony spiritualist racket.

Beast from the Haunted Cave (1959)

Super evil, alien, space spiders like to eat scumbags and bimbos. What can you say….. Its a 1959 drive in B movie of epic proportions,

Big Bluff, The (1955)

He’s just a gigolo, everywhere he goes.  He’s Ricardo “They call me Rick” DeVilla.  He seduces a wealthy and sickly widow, Vanessa Bancroft, and plays the part of the good husband.  Really he’s a bad, bad boy.  Even the bongo player wants to kill him for fooling around with his wife.

Big Combo, The (1955)

This violent, dark film tells of tormented Police Lt. Leonard Diamond (Cornel Wilde), who is on a personal crusade to bring down sadistic gangster Mr. Brown (Richard Conte). He’s also dangerously obsessed with Brown’s girlfriend (Jean Wallace), his captive lover.

Why is Detective Diamond so involved with Brown’s girlfriend? Well… she’s pretty Jean Wallace.. but I think that’s about all she’s got going for her. Let’s face it. She’s a gun moll and kind of a ditz. Not to pick a pretty good film noir apart too much. It is the genre.

It sort of reminds me of what Dr. Laura said “If you help a damsel in distress, you end up with a distressed damsel”

Black Dragons (1942)

The Society of the Black Dragons sends Bela Lugosi (Dr. Melcher) to transform 6 japanese into indentical likenesses of American industrialists forming a 5th column. This is at the behest of the Nazis.

Black Raven, The (1943)

A group of strangers are brought together in a haunted house and must contend with murder and $50,000 in stolen money. George Zucco as Amos Bradford aka The Black Raven.

Bloody Brood, The (1959)

Peter Falk in one of his earliest film roles Falk plays Nico, the leader of a beatnik gang. Lots of bongos bongoing and beatniks reciting poetry while dealing drugs and feeding people ground glass for kicks. Can you dig it baby? We’re all doomed anyway man! Their gonna drop the bomb baby! Better get with it man!

Capture, The (1950)

Here’s a film noir for your Saturday afternoon. It’s the confession to a priest for the mistakes made my an oil man after a robbery. I don’t really know how to describe it without giving most of the plot away in this potboiler film from 1950. It’s a good film.

Charlie Chan in Dangerous Money (1945)

While on his way to Australia on an unrelated case, Charlie Chan investigates two murders involving “hot money” that occur aboard ship.

Charlie Chan in Dark Alibi (1946)

Three men are convicted of bank robbery, the main evidence against them being that their fingerprints were found at the scene. However, Charlie Chan believes them to be innocent, and his investigation reveals that they are indeed innocent and that their fingerprints were forged and planted in the prison files to frame them. Charlie sets out to uncover the real bank robbers.

Charlie Chan in The Chinese Ring (1947)

A mysterious Chinese woman arrives at Charlie Chan’s home and is murdered there shortly afterward. The only clues are the ring with which she introduced herself, and the message “Capt K” she scrawled before dying.

Charlie Chan in the Golden Eye (1948)

The Golden Eye is a 1948 American film directed by William Beaudine and starring Roland Winters in his fourth appearance as Charlie Chan. The film is also known as Charlie Chan in Texas (Belgian English title) and Charlie Chan in the Golden Eye (American poster title).

Charlie Chan in The Scarlet Clue (1945)

Charlie Chan investigates a string of murders having something to do with stolen government radar plans.

Charlie Chan In the Trap (1945)

This was Sidney Toler’s final film and his final one as Charlie Chan. Striken with cancer during his last few films, he was so physically weak during filming that he could hardly walk or say his lines coherently.

Charlie Chan’s Secret (1936)

An ocean liner sinks off Honolulu and Allen Colby, heir to millions, is presumed dead…but local sleuth Charlie Chan is not so sure, and flies to San Francisco to investigate further.

Chase, The (1946)

Bob Cummings (Love that Bob) stars as a World War II veteran Chuck Scott, who has bad dreams. He gets a job driving for a mobster, and falls in love with his wife. It gets film noir from there.

Chasing Trouble (1940)

This time Buzzy O’Brien (Frankie Darro) is a florists delivery boy. He still thinks he’s a detective though and finds out that his boss was in a foreign espionage ring. Only Buzzy, with his sometime faithful companion Jefferson (Mantan Moreland) can crack the ring and save the day.

Cold Sweat (1970)

Charles Bronson plays Joe Martin. Joe has a jaded past, but has settled down and become a fisherman married to Liv Ullman. Some of his old army buddies look him up and want him to smuggle heroin in his fishing boat. Joe isn’t too happy about this. This is a suspense film and has a lot of good car chase scenes.

Curtain at 8 (1933)

Actor Wylie Thorton is shot to death at his back stage birthday party. Detectives have their work cut out for them, because everyone, including a trick shooting chimpanzee wanted Wylie dead.

D.O.A. (1950)

D.O.A. (1950), a film noir drama film directed by Rudolph Mata, is considered a classic of the genre. The frantically-paced plot revolves around a doomed man’s quest to find out who has poisoned him – and why – before he dies.

Death Kiss, The (1932)

David Manners plays a crusading studio writer, Adrienne Ames plays an actress, Bela Lugosi plays a studio manager, and Edward Van Sloan plays a film director. The comedy thriller features three leading players from the previous year’s Dracula (Lugosi, Manners, and Van Sloan), and was the first film directed by Edwin L. Marin.

Detour (1945)

A piano player, Al (Neal), sets off hitchhiking his way to California to be with his girl. Along the way, a stranger in a convertible gives him a ride. While driving, Al stops to put the top up during a rainstorm. He discovers that the owner of the car has died in his sleep…

Devil’s Cargo, The (1948)

The Falcon was a detective in 1940’s radio, television and film. The series of Falcon movies is about ” freelance adventurer and troubleshooter, definitely on the hardboiled side, a man who makes his living “keeping his mouth shut and engaging in dangerous enterprises.”

Dick Tracy Detective (1945)

Dick Tracy made four feature films at Radio Pictures. Dick Tracy (this film) was followed by Dick Tracy vs. Cueball in 1946, both with Morgan Conway as Tracy. Ralph Byrd returned for the last two features, both released in 1947: Dick Tracy’s Dilemma and Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome. Gruesome is probably the best known of the four, with the villain portrayed by Boris Karloff.

Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947)

Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (also known as Dick Tracy Meets Karloff and Dick Tracy’s Amazing Adventure (UK) ) is a 1947 thriller film starring Boris Karloff.

Dick Tracy vs. Cueball (1946)

Diamonds are stolen. Before the thief can safely hide them he is strangled by ex-conman Cueball (Dick Wessel). Cueball takes the diamonds and continues on murdering people that he believes are trying to double-cross him. Dick Tracy (Morgan Conway) allows his girlfriend Tess to act as a buyer for the diamonds but what happens when Cueball vows to eliminate Dick Tracy?

Dick Tracy’s Dilemma (1947)

Also called Mark of the Claw in the United Kingdom, Dick Tracy’s Dilemma is about police detective Dick Tracy investigating fur thefts. He soon finds out that the thief has a hook for a hand and calls himself The Claw.

Doomed to Die (1940)

This is the third of the series with Boris Karloff as detective Mr. Wong. Mr. Wong (Boris Karloff) needs to find out who killed shipping magnate Cyrus P. Wentworth (Melvin Lang).

Escape By Night (1937)

Nick Allen comes to the rescue when a gun moll Jo Elliot gets hassled on the street. Spudsy, Red and Jo take it on the lam and Nick ends up going along. They get stranded because of car trouble and end up staying with old, blind Pop Regan. After weeks with Pop Regan, all of them seem to like the rural lifestyle better and start to think about going straight.

Eyes In the Night (1942)

Blind detective Duncan Maclain (Edward Arnold) is visited by old friend Norma Lawry, looking for help in getting rid of one of her old beaus, who is courting Norma’s 17-year old step-daughter.

Fatal Hour, The (1940)

Another James Lee Wong mystery places Mr. Wong (Boris Karloff) in San Francisco’s Chinatown when a smuggling ring on the waterfront kills Captain Street’s best friend Dan O’Grady.

File on Thelma Jordan, The (1950)

Thelma Jordon (Barbara Stanwyck) falls for a jewel thief and helps him steal her aunts jewelry. She ends up shooting her formerly-rich aunt but makes it look like an outside job. The D.A. falls in love with her and gets her off. From there things go badly.

Flight to Nowhere (1946)

A couple on a transatlantic flight find themselves embroiled in a plot by spies to steal atomic bomb secrets.

For You I Die (1947)

A 1947 film-noir about an inmate with only a year on his sentence who is forced to participate in a prison break.

Gangster Story (1959)

This is a really low budget crime film with Walter Matthau. It makes me think it would have been a lot more entertaining if it had a budget. Still, it is Walter Matthau and he does get in some funny lines.

Get Christie Love (1972)

This is a 1972 made for TV movie about a police woman named Christie You’re Under arrest Sugah Love. This movie is should have Aqua Net and polyester commercials.

Go Get Em Haines (1936)

Steve Haines is a reporter looking for a scoop. He follows a rich man aboard an ocean liner and gets tangled up in murder and intrigue. It’s pretty rare that William Boyd is in a movie and isn’t Hopalong Cassidy.

Gorilla, The (1939)

When a wealthy man (Lionel Atwill) is threatened by a killer known as The Gorilla, he hires the Ritz Brothers to investigate. A real escaped gorilla shows up at the mansion just as the investigators arrive. Patsy Kelly portrays a newly-hired maid who wants to quit because the butler, played by Bela Lugosi, scares her.

Great Flamarion (1945)

The Great Flamarion is an arrogant, friendless, sideshow marksman who displays his trick gunshot act in the vaudeville circuit. He falls in love with the magicians assistant. She tries to get him to kill her husband.

Great Guy, The (1936)

Great Guy is a 1936 crime film starring James Cagney and Mae Clarke. An honest inspector for the New York Department of Weights and Measures takes on corrupt merchants and politicians.

Great St. Louis Bank Robbery, The (1959)

Steve McQueen plays a college dropout hired to be the getaway driver in a bank robbery. It’s based on a real 1953 case.

Heartbeat (1946)

Ginger Rogers plays an escapee from a reform school joins a pickpocket academy in Paris. She is caught red-handed on her first attempt at stealing by an upper class man played by Basil Rathbone. She falls in love with a man she meets at a party and it remains to be seen whether she can go straight and win the man of her dreams.

Hell’s Highway (1932)

This is a terrific little film (especially given it’s from 1932) about characters who are sentenced to a chain gang and the terrible conditions they face. Sometimes 1930’s movies suffer from bad music, chattery dialogue and silly distractions but this is a very nice well shot piece of antique cinema. Richard Dix plays the top dog on a chain gang.

Hitch-Hiker,The (1953)

It’s another film noir directed by Ida Lupino. Two hunting buddies who pick up a mysterious hitchhiker. It was based on a story by screenwriter Daniel Mainwaring, who was blacklisted for being a communist.

Hollywood Stadium Mystery (1938)

Same bat time, same bat channel. It’s Neil Hamilton proving that he’s as good an actor as a leading man as he was being Commissioner Gordon on Batman. I almost expected Bruce Ward to say “Holy Chick with a Feather in her hat Batman!” But since that doesn’t happen, you’ll have to settle for a fair whodunnit about a boxer who gets poisoned in the ring.

Hoodlum, The (1951)

Lawrence Tierney (“Reservoir Dogs”) plays an unreformed, hardened criminal who has just been released from prison. While working at his brother’s gas station, he becomes very interested in the armored car that makes regular stops at the bank across the street.

I Love Trouble (1948)

I Love Trouble is a 1948 film noir written by Roy Huggins from his first novel The Double Take, directed by S. Sylvan Simon, and starring Franchot Tone as Stuart Bailey. The character of Stuart Baily was later portrayed by Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. in the television series 77 Sunset Strip.

Impact (1949)

Hard bitten San Francisco industrialist Walter Williams’s two-timing wife and her lover plot to do her husband in, but instead the boyfriend gets killed and mistaken for.

International Crime (1938)

Lamont Cranston, amateur criminologist and detective, with a daily radio program, sponsored by the Daily Classic newspaper, finds himself involved in the death and robbery of a banker.

Jigsaw (1949)

Jigsaw is a 1949 film noir made by Tower Pictures and distributed by United Artists. It was directed by Fletcher Markle and produced by Edward J. Danziger and Harry Lee Danziger from a screenplay by Vincent McConnor and Fletcher Markle from a story by John Roeburt.

Judge Priest (1934)

Judge Priest depicting life in Kentucky after the Civil War and Reconstruction Period. It still shows the stereotypes and prejudices which existed at that time in a somewhat humorous manner. Based on a story by the noted Kentucky humorist, Irvin S. Cobb, it presents life as one would have imagined it at that time period.

Kansas City Confidential (1952)

Kansas City Confidential is a 1952 black-and-white crime film directed by Phil Karlson and starring John Payne. Karlson and Payne teamed up a year later for another black-and-white film, this time a noir, titled 99 River Street, followed by a 1955 color film, Hell’s Island.

Lady Confesses, The (1945)

A young woman is about to be married. Her fiancées ex-wife shows up. She’s been missing for 7 years and has come home with a bad attitude. It’s not that she wants her husband, she just wants to make him miserable.

Lady In the Death House (1944)

Mary Logan is accused of murdering a blackmailer. She is innocent but waiting on death row. Lionel Atwill plays the criminologist who must figure out whodunnit before Mary gets executed.

Laser Mission (1989)

Michael Gold (Brandon Lee) is sent to convince Dr. Braun (Ernest Borgnine), a Laser specialist, to defect to the United States before the KGB acquire him and use both his talent and a stolen diamond to create a nuclear weapon.

Life at Stake, A (1954)

Angela Lansbury plays another bad girl who starts an affair with an out of luck builder and architect. He begins to figure out that she really isn’t interested in him, but wants to kill him off for insurance money.

Limping Man, The (1953)

Lloyd Bridges plays an ex-GI, Frank Pryor, who arrives in London to visit a wartime girlfriend, whom he hasn’t seen in six years. His arrival at the airport coincides with a man being killed by a sniper, and he finds himself to be a suspect.

Love from a Stranger (1937)

A poor woman (Ann Harding) wins the lottery and soon she’s swept off her feet by a nice man (Basil Rathbone) but after they’re married she begins to think he has a few secrets including murder.

Man Who Cheated Himself, The (1950)

Socialite wants a divorce from her wealthy husband, but she thinks he’s gonna kill her. Well it doesn’t work out that way. The husband ends up dead. Her boyfriend is a cop, whose brother gets assigned to investigate the case.

Marie Galante (1934)

Marie Galante is a pretty French girl with a job delivering telegrams when she gets accidentally abducted by a drunk sea captain and ends up in South America. She’s trying to get home, but she runs into some really shady characters including some spies that want to sink the US fleet while it’s in the Panama canal.

Missing Corpse, The (1945)

Blackmailer McDonald is murdered by one of his victims. His body is dumped in the trunk of his enemy, newspaper editor Kruger and the plot begins.

Mr. Wong in Chinatown (1939)

Princess Lin Hwa is killed by a poisoned dart on the way to see Mr. Wong. She was on a secret mission for Chinese fighting against the invading Japanese. She scrawls “Captain J” on a piece of paper, but there are two of them. Both of them are pretty shady characters.

Mr. Wong, Detective (1938)

James Wong investigates the murder of a man who came to visit. He was the head of a chemical company. This leads Wong into an investigation of an international spy ring that wants to steal a formula for poison gas.

Murder at the Baskervilles (1941)

Sherlock Holmes is invited back to Baskerville Hall by his old friend Sir Henry Baskerville. Holmes finds himself in the middle of a double-murder mystery and the case of a missing race horse. Now he’s got to locate Professor Moriarty and the horse Silver Blaze.

Murder by Television (1935)

James Houghland, inventor of a new method by which television signals can be instantaneously sent anywhere in the world, refuses to sell the process to television companies, who then send agents to acquire the invention any way they can. On the night of his initial broadcast Houghland is mysteriously murdered in the middle of his demonstration and it falls to Police Chief Nelson to determine who the murderer is from the many suspects present.

Murder in the Red Barn(1935)

Tod Slaughter plays the wicked Squire Corder who seduces then murders innocent country maiden Maria Marten before burying her body beneath the barn floor. The film is based on the popular 19th century melodramas about the 1827 real murder case called “The Red Barn Murder”.

Non-Stop New York (1937)

Non-Stop New York is a 1937 crime film based on the novel Sky Steward by Ken Attiwill. A woman who can clear an innocent man of the charge of murder is pursued by gangsters onto a luxurious transatlantic flying boat.

Parole Inc. (1950)

An expose of the bribery of parole board officials by the underworld to obtain the illegal release of hardened gangsters from prison. The government sends FBI agent Richard Hendricks, at the request of the state governor, to investigate.

Phantom of 42nd St, The (1945)

An actor is killed during the performance of a play and critic Tony Woolrich (Dave O’Brien) undertakes to solve the crime. Claudia Moore (Kay Aldridge, in her last movie role), the girl he loves, is suspected, but when two more deaths occur, she is also threatened by the Phantom Killer.

Please Murder Me (1956)

Please Murder Me is a 1956 film starring Raymond Burr and Angela Landsbury. It’s a film noir with Burr playing a lawyer. It’s like a character he would reprise a year later as the famous Perry Mason. Looking at this, it must be a reason that he got the role. I can’t say too much about this film because anything I would say from here would be a spoiler. I really enjoyed it. I hope you do too.

Police Rookie (1940)

New police officers find challenges as rookies on the force. This movie is also known as I take this oath.

Postal Inspector (1936)

It stars a singer, a US Postal Service Inspector, his brother the Treasury Agent (and romantic interest of the singer). It also has a near airplane crash, a flood, some Guinea Pigs, a little romance, crazy gadgets, a little crime-drama, some speed boats, and a little bit of music… and it has Bela Lugosi.

Power, Passion and Murder (1987)

It’s a soapy movie about a starlet who gives up a promising career over an affair with a married man.

Prison Break (1938)

Joaquin Shannon confesses to a murder he didn’t commit. He gets a year in prison to start for manslaughter. It gets hard to be on good behavior.

Red House, The (1947)

Here’s a pretty good little film noir presentation from the 1940’s. It stars Edward G. Robinson and Lon McCallister. You’ll notice the bad girl that is a very young Julie London of later singing fame.

Sadist, The (1963)

This film is pretty scary so it’s NOT FOR KIDS. Arch Hall Jr. plays a psychotic killer who traps three people driving into Los Angeles for a Dodgers game who have car trouble and pull off into an old wrecking yard where they are held at bay by the bloodthirsty psycho and his crazy girlfriend.

Scar, The (1948)

If you wanted a really good example of a film noir from 1948, the Scar is for you. It was also known as Hollow Triumph. The main character is a guy named John Mueller and he’s assuming a new identity to avoid getting whacked by a mobster he robbed. But as they say, Irony can be pretty ironic sometimes. Of course, that is usually the plot motivation of a noir. This one sports really good production values, a decent plot and Joan Bennett.

Second Woman, The (1950)

This film noir tells the story of Jeff Cohalan (Robert Young). He’s a successful architect who is tormented by the fact that his fiancée was killed in a mysterious car accident on the night before their wedding.

Sexton Blake and the Hooded Terror (1938)

Sexton Blake has been described as the poor mans Sherlock Holmes. He’s an amateur detective pitting his wits against the well known villian player Tod Slaughter.

Shadows Over Shanghai (1938)

Pilot Peter Roma carries a precious amulet, but is shot down over China by a Russian agent who also wants the amulet.

Sherlock Holmes – Dressed to Kill (1946)

A convicted thief in Dartmoor prison hides the location of the stolen Bank of England printing plates inside three music boxes.

Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943)

Based on the Sir Authur Conan Doyle story “The Dancing Men”, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are placed in WWII europe to help protect a scientist and his invention from the Nazis.

Shriek In The Night, A (1933)

A man falls to his death from the balcony of his penthouse apartment. Two reporters (Ginger Rogers and Lyle Talbot)  fight over the “scoop” and uncover the sinister murder plot.

Speckled Band, The (1931)

A young woman named Helen Stoner consults the detective Sherlock Holmes about the suspicious death of her sister, Julia. Starring Raymond Massey as Sherlock Holmes.

St. Benny the Dip (1951)

Some gangsters dress up like the clergy to hide their career as bank robbers, but soon find themselves sympathetic to the moral people around them.

Strange Illusion (1947)

Strange Illusion is a 1945 American film noir. This thing is a budget B. If there is any better copy of this, it isn’t mine. It’s still worth a watch. Reminiscent of a time when movies didn’t cost a hundred million bucks but had actual talent. It’s an Ulmer movie, that might get your attention about a man who is afraid of his mother’s boyfriend. Good performances and a decent plot.

Stranger, The (1946)

Edward G. Robinson pursues a nazi war criminal named Franz Kindler. He thinks it’s the kindly college professor played by Orson Welles. Only a dead man can link him to the crimes… or is it his own obsessions that will finally be his undoing. If you haven’t caught this film, this is a keeper in the realm of public domain films.

Sun Sets at Dawn (1950)

This film noir is about a man who is supposed to be wrongfully executed and the reporters investigating the case.

Terror by Night (1946)

Holmes and Watson meet Inspector Lestrade on a train to Scotland, in which Lady Margaret Carstairs, the owner of a famous diamond, the Star of Rhodesia, and her son Roland are travelling. The owner has asked Holmes to guard the huge diamond, but soon Roland is murdered and the diamond stolen. Holmes must find the diamond and uncover the murderer, both of whom must still be on the train.

The Terror (1938)

A crime boss betrays his men. They spend 10 years in prison, while he goes free. When they get out of prison, they decide to look him up. The police are interested in the mastermind too.

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Johnnie Bradfield (John Garfield) is a boxer falsely accused of murder. He disappeared and is presumed dead. The only witnesses who could have exonerated him were his manager and girlfriend, both of whom have died in an automobile accident.

Ticket of Leave Man, The (1937)

Tod Slaughter stars in this murder mystery. An innocent man is accused of murders committed by an underworld figure known as “The Tiger”.

Timetable (1956)

A man pretending to be a doctor holds up a train and escapes with a $500,000 payroll. The insurance company puts its best investigator, Charlie Norman, on the case to work. A pretty nifty film noir.

Timetable (1956)

A man pretending to be a doctor holds up a train and escapes with a $500,000 payroll. The insurance company puts its best investigator, Charlie Norman, on the case to work. A pretty nifty film noir.

Too Late for Tears (1949)

Too Late for Tears is a 1949 black-and-white film noir starring Lizabeth Scott and Dan Duryea. Alan Palmer accidentally gets a hold of $60,000 in stolen cash. Lizabeth Scott is one of the great movie femme fatales and plays his plotting wife Jane.

Walk the Dark Street (1956)

Chuck Connors as plays an over-the-top, slightly psychotic big-game hunter. He’s out for revenge on an army officer who he thinks got his brother killed.

Whispering City, The (1947)

Albert Frédéric, earlier in life, caused a murder and made it look like an accident for financial gain.

Wives Under Suspicion (1938)

A prosecuting attorney treats every homicide case as first degree murder and uses miniature replicas of human skulls to tally the death sentences that he garners. Then he himself is beset by the urge to murder.

Woman In Green, The (1945)

The Woman in Green is a Sherlock Holmes film starring Basil Rathbone as Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Dr. Watson, with Henry Daniell as Professor Moriarty, and Hillary Brooke. Young woman in London are found murdered with a finger cut off. Scotland Yard thinks it’s the work of a psychopath, but Sherlock Holmes senses a bigger conspiracy. The is the 11th Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce Sherlock Holmes movie.

X Marks the Spot (1942)

A cop gets killed when he runs into some gangster Marty Clark heisting a warehouse. This is a film noir, gumshoe gangster movie of the cheapest variety and it kind of rambles a bit. It’s still a fair movie and a pretty good example of the film noir genre.

A Stranger in Town (1948)

This is a cute political comedy starring Frank Morgan of Wizard of Oz fame. It was directed by Roy Rowland and produced by Robert Sisk from an original screenplay by Isobel Lennart and William Kozlenko.

Algiers (1938)

He’s a jewel thief name Pepe LeMoko (Charles Boyer). She’s Gaby (Hedy Lamar) and she’s engaged to a fat, sleazy guy who considers her bought and paid for. Things change in this atmospheric movie about the notorious Casbah.

Bigamist, The (1953)

Edmund O’Brien, Joan Fontaine and Ida Lupino star in this drama. Ida Lupino directs. You’d have to be good to be a woman in 1953 and direct a film. Ida was the best. This film has been almost ignored by the viewers and it’s one of the best ones here.

Black Dragons (1942)

The Society of the Black Dragons sends Bela Lugosi (Dr. Melcher) to transform 6 japanese into indentical likenesses of American industrialists forming a 5th column. This is at the behest of the Nazis.

British Intelligence (1940)

Helene von Lorbeer is sent undercover to London to live with the family of a high-placed British official where she is to transmit steal war secrets for Germany. Starring Boris Karloff. This is a spy movie that you should like, if you like that genre. Boris Karloff plays a domestic servant involved in espionage during World War I, in a film that is filled with so many double agents that you won’t be able to figure out who is on which side until the film ends.

Charlie Chan in the Golden Eye (1948)

The Golden Eye is a 1948 American film directed by William Beaudine and starring Roland Winters in his fourth appearance as Charlie Chan. The film is also known as Charlie Chan in Texas (Belgian English title) and Charlie Chan in the Golden Eye (American poster title).

Cold Sweat (1970)

Charles Bronson plays Joe Martin. Joe has a jaded past, but has settled down and become a fisherman married to Liv Ullman. Some of his old army buddies look him up and want him to smuggle heroin in his fishing boat. Joe isn’t too happy about this. This is a suspense film and has a lot of good car chase scenes.

Corsair (1931)

Chester Morris and Thelma Todd star in this 1931 film about a football coach who became a stock broker, but didn’t have the heart for stealing from widows and orphans. To ease his conscience, while still making a ton of money, he becomes a high seas pirate.

Cyrano de Bergerac (1950)

Jose Ferrer received the Academy Award for Best Actor for his starring performance as Cyrano de Bergerac. Mala Powers played Roxane, and William Prince portrayed Christian de Neuvillette.

Dick Tracy Detective (1945)

Dick Tracy made four feature films at Radio Pictures. Dick Tracy (this film) was followed by Dick Tracy vs. Cueball in 1946, both with Morgan Conway as Tracy. Ralph Byrd returned for the last two features, both released in 1947: Dick Tracy’s Dilemma and Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome. Gruesome is probably the best known of the four, with the villain portrayed by Boris Karloff.

Dishonored Lady (1947)

Dishonored Lady stars Hedy Lamar as the party girl, career woman Madeline Damien. She not really happy with her lot in life, but has a lot of trouble escaping her decadent friends and lifestyle.

Escape By Night (1937)

Nick Allen comes to the rescue when a gun moll Jo Elliot gets hassled on the street. Spudsy, Red and Jo take it on the lam and Nick ends up going along. They get stranded because of car trouble and end up staying with old, blind Pop Regan. After weeks with Pop Regan, all of them seem to like the rural lifestyle better and start to think about going straight.

Farewell to Arms, A (1932)

Set in Europe during World War I, the plot focuses on the tragic romance between Frederick Henry (Gary Cooper), an American ambulance driver serving in the Italian Army, and English Red Cross nurse Catherine Barkley (Helen Hayes).

Get Christie Love (1972)

This is a 1972 made for TV movie about a police woman named Christie You’re Under arrest Sugah Love. This movie is should have Aqua Net and polyester commercials.

Hitch-Hiker,The (1953)

It’s another film noir directed by Ida Lupino. Two hunting buddies who pick up a mysterious hitchhiker. It was based on a story by screenwriter Daniel Mainwaring, who was blacklisted for being a communist.

Hollywood Stadium Mystery (1938)

Same bat time, same bat channel. It’s Neil Hamilton proving that he’s as good an actor as a leading man as he was being Commissioner Gordon on Batman. I almost expected Bruce Ward to say “Holy Chick with a Feather in her hat Batman!” But since that doesn’t happen, you’ll have to settle for a fair whodunnit about a boxer who gets poisoned in the ring.

Impact (1949)

Hard bitten San Francisco industrialist Walter Williams’s two-timing wife and her lover plot to do her husband in, but instead the boyfriend gets killed and mistaken for.

Jane Eyre (1934)

A Victorian orphan who secures a position as governess at Thornfield Hall. She falls in love with her employer. It is based on the 1847 novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, and is the first adaptation to use sound.

Jigsaw (1949)

Jigsaw is a 1949 film noir made by Tower Pictures and distributed by United Artists. It was directed by Fletcher Markle and produced by Edward J. Danziger and Harry Lee Danziger from a screenplay by Vincent McConnor and Fletcher Markle from a story by John Roeburt.

Judge Priest (1934)

Judge Priest depicting life in Kentucky after the Civil War and Reconstruction Period. It still shows the stereotypes and prejudices which existed at that time in a somewhat humorous manner. Based on a story by the noted Kentucky humorist, Irvin S. Cobb, it presents life as one would have imagined it at that time period.

Lady Confesses, The (1945)

A young woman is about to be married. Her fiancées ex-wife shows up. She’s been missing for 7 years and has come home with a bad attitude. It’s not that she wants her husband, she just wants to make him miserable.

Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936)

Little Lord Fauntleroy is a 1936 film starring Freddie Bartholomew. A young American boy must go to live in England with his grandfather and become Lord Fauntleroy. His grandfather is an Earl who hates Americans, and his American mother.

Little Princess, The (1939)

With a happier ending than the Victorian novel of the same name, this Shirley Temple movie is about a little girl when she is left at a boarding house. Her father is thought to have been killed in the Boer War.

Matter of Life and Death, A (1946)

If you haven’t, you should watch A Matter of Life and Death. It was released in the US under the title of Stairway to Heaven. It’s a charming story about a pilot who dies after being shot down in a plane and whether love can save him. It’s got David Niven and a very cute Kim Hunter. This is a charming story. One interesting thing is that like the Wizard of Oz, it’s shot in color and black and white, but the scenes on Earth are in color and heaven is in black and white.

One Rainy Afternoon (1936)

Actor Philippe Martin (Francis Lederer) and his married date Yvonne (Liev De Maigret) plan to neck in a darkened cinema, but he gets the wrong seat and mistakenly kisses lovely Monique (Ida Lupino), a publisher’s daughter.

Penny Serenade (1941)

Penny Serenade (1941) is a film melodrama starring Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Beulah Bondi, and Edgar Buchanan. It was directed by George Stevens and written by Martha Cheavens and Morrie Ryskind. It depicts the story of a loving couple who must overcome a series of adversity to keep their marriage and have a child raised.

Please Murder Me (1956)

Please Murder Me is a 1956 film starring Raymond Burr and Angela Landsbury. It’s a film noir with Burr playing a lawyer. It’s like a character he would reprise a year later as the famous Perry Mason. Looking at this, it must be a reason that he got the role. I can’t say too much about this film because anything I would say from here would be a spoiler. I really enjoyed it. I hope you do too.

Police Rookie (1940)

New police officers find challenges as rookies on the force. This movie is also known as I take this oath.

Postal Inspector (1936)

It stars a singer, a US Postal Service Inspector, his brother the Treasury Agent (and romantic interest of the singer). It also has a near airplane crash, a flood, some Guinea Pigs, a little romance, crazy gadgets, a little crime-drama, some speed boats, and a little bit of music… and it has Bela Lugosi.

Prison Break (1938)

Joaquin Shannon confesses to a murder he didn’t commit. He gets a year in prison to start for manslaughter. It gets hard to be on good behavior.

Quicksand (1950)

Quicksand stars Mickey Rooney and Jeanie Cagney. Jeanie is a bad, bad girl that gets poor Jim in trouble with increasing regularity.

Rain (1932)

Joan Crawford plays prostitute Sadie Thompson. Because of a cholera outbreak, she is marooned on the South Pacific island of Pago Pago with a missionary couple, Mr. and Mrs. Davidson. Alfred Davidson (Walter Houston) tries to reform Sadie, who is spending most of her time partying with the sailors on the island, but finds his own morality slipping.

Scarlet Letter, The (1934)

Hester Prynne has to wear an “A” on her dress because she bore a child out of wedlock and refuses to tell anyone who the father is.

Scarlet Street (1945)

A mild banker and amateur painter is at a dinner honouring him for for twenty-five years of service in the bank for which he works. Enroute home he helps Kitty , an amoral femme fatale apparently being attacked by a man. Soon, he is enamoured of her, since his own domestic life is ruled by his bullying wife Adele (Rosalind Ivan), who idolises her former husband, a policeman drowned while trying to save a woman.

Sexton Blake and the Hooded Terror (1938)

Sexton Blake has been described as the poor mans Sherlock Holmes. He’s an amateur detective pitting his wits against the well known villian player Tod Slaughter.

Sin Takes a Holiday (1930)

This is a pre-code film about some frivolous rich people, a young secretary, and the weird goings on in 1930. It stars Basil Rathbone and Constance Bennet.

Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)

The Snows of Kilimanjaro is about a writer and adventurer waiting to die from a thorn scratch as he reminisces about his life and it’s trials including lost loves and time spent in the Spanish Revolution. It stars Gregory Peck and Ava Gardner as his first erratic love.

Stars Look Down, The (1940)

Davey Fenwick leave for college on a scholarship. He hopes to return on day to help the coal miners with their unsafe working conditions. He falls in love with Jenny and marries her but realizes to late that she still loves her old boyfriend. This is a great movie.

Strange Loves of Martha Ivers,The (1946)

Martha Ivers tried to get away from her aunt. She and her friend Sam were caught by the police and returns. When Mrs. Ivers attacks Martha’s pet cat with her cane; Martha intervenes and accidentally kills her aunt. After this, the movie is a great film noir full of blackmail and intrigue..

Suddenly (1954)

Frank Sinatra plays a bad guy who wants to kill the President in the small town of Suddenly. Hes taken the sheriff and his family hostage to accomplish his dastardly scheme. The tranquility of Suddenly is usually disturbed only by sheriff Tod Shaw’s unsuccessful courtship of widow Ellen Benson, a pacifist who can’t abide

Terror by Night (1946)

Holmes and Watson meet Inspector Lestrade on a train to Scotland, in which Lady Margaret Carstairs, the owner of a famous diamond, the Star of Rhodesia, and her son Roland are travelling. The owner has asked Holmes to guard the huge diamond, but soon Roland is murdered and the diamond stolen. Holmes must find the diamond and uncover the murderer, both of whom must still be on the train.

Ticket of Leave Man, The (1937)

Tod Slaughter stars in this murder mystery. An innocent man is accused of murders committed by an underworld figure known as “The Tiger”.

Toll of the Sea, The (1922)

This is Anna May Wong playing Lotus Flower who falls in love with an American. It’s silent. It’s the first movie printed to be used in a regular film projector and the 8th color movie ever made.

Walk the Dark Street (1956)

Chuck Connors as plays an over-the-top, slightly psychotic big-game hunter. He’s out for revenge on an army officer who he thinks got his brother killed.

Whistle Stop (1946)

Here’s a 1946 black and white movie starring George Raft and Ava Gardner shot in and in the film noir style, but without really being a film noir. At least I don’t think so. You could argue with me.

Wild Guitar (1962)

It’s another Arch Hall movie. The maker of Eegah and The Sadist does it again with this motorcycle riding movie that could loosely be called a musical.

Wild Ride, The (1960)

Jack Nicholson stars as Johnny, a beatnik punk that races cars on a dirt track when he isn’t playing the bongos and partying.

Ape Man, The (1943)

A series of experiments cause a scientist to go ape.

Atomic Brain (Monstrosity), The (1964)

The movie tells the story of an elderly woman who uses her vast fortune to convince an eccentric yet brilliant scientist to provide her with a new, youthful body. This is done by hiring three immigrant young women, with the promise of helping them become film stars. The old woman then chooses which of the girls she finds most beautiful, and sets about replacing the young woman’s brain with her own.

Bat, The (1959)

The Bat is is a mystery film starring Vincent Price and Agnes Moorhead. When it flies, somebody dies.

Beach Girls and the Monster (1965)

It’s got bikini clad 1960’s babes. It’s got a monster that eats surfers. Yep. It’s that good.

Beast from the Haunted Cave (1959)

Super evil, alien, space spiders like to eat scumbags and bimbos. What can you say….. Its a 1959 drive in B movie of epic proportions,

Black Raven, The (1943)

A group of strangers are brought together in a haunted house and must contend with murder and $50,000 in stolen money. George Zucco as Amos Bradford aka The Black Raven.

Blood Tide (1984)

James Earl Jones plays a drunken archaeologist who is given to recite Shakespeare. Then there’s some banter between American tourists. Since the film is set in Greece, Jose Ferrer shows up to prove he can’t speak Greek. The natives, terrified by the sudden death of some of their women folk, do what all Greek natives do in movies – drink, sing, eat, and dance!

Bluebeard (1944)

Young female models are being strangled inexplicably. Will law enforcement be able to stop the crime wave before more women become victims? An artist hires portrait models, and after he finishes their portraits, he strangles them.

Bowery at Midnight (1942)

Bowery at Midnight (1942) is a horror film starring Bela Lugosi. Lugosi plays a psychology professor by day who, secretly and under an assumed name, runs a Bowery soup kitchen by night called the Bowery Friendly Mission. Lugosi’s character uses his soup kitchen as a means to recruit members of a criminal gang, of which he is also secretly the head.

Bucket of Blood, A (1959)

A Bucket of Blood is a 1959 comedy horror film directed by Roger Corman and starring Dick Miller. It teaches the important lesson that beatniks should not drink their hair tonic.

Carnival of Souls (1962)

Mary Henry is enjoying the day by riding around with two friends but everything goes wrong when challenged to a drag race and their car gets forced off of a bridge.

Curse of Demon Mountain (1977)

Confederate soldiers are after a cache of diamonds, but they find they are being pursued by a mythical hunter. Stars Sondra Locke and Joe Don Baker.

Dead Men Walk (1943)

Dead Men Walk is a 64 minute, 1943, United States, black-and-white horror film produced by Sigmund Neufeld for Producers Releasing Corporation (aka PRC). It is an original story and screenplay by Fred Myton, starring George Zucco, Mary Carlisle, Nedrick Young and Dwight Frye, directed by Sam Newfield. It was originally distributed by PRC and reissued in the USA in 1948 by Madison Pictures Inc.

Deep Red (1975)

Profondo Rosso follows music teacher Marcus Daly (Hemmings) as he investigates the violent murder of psychic medium Helga Ulmann (Macha Meril), which he witnesses in an apartment building. This movie is Rated R and being a very weird Italian film, from the really weird Italian film era, it probably shouldn’t be watched by anyone.

Dementia 13 (1963)

John Halloran has a heart attack while out in a rowboat on the lake and his wife, Louise Haloran throws him overboard and claims he’s gone on a business trip. She’s after an inheritance she can only get if he’s alive.

Devil Bat, The (1940)

The Devil Bat (1940) is a black-and-white horror movie which was produced by Producers Releasing Corporation (PRC) and directed by Jean Yarbrough. The film stars the well known horror actor Bela Lugosi, along with Suzanne Kaaren, Dave O’Brien, Guy Usher, Yolande Mallott, and Donald Kerr.

Devils Partner, The (1961)

An old man dies in his shack while performing satanic rites. Shortly afterward, a strange man shows up claiming to be the old man’s nephew. When he moves in, strange things begin to happen, like a man being attacked by his own dog.

Die Sister Die! (1972)

Right from a 1972 drive-in, Die Sister Die is a classic in the genre of bad drive-in movies. A man hires a nurse to take care of his nasty sister, but he really wants to embroil the nurse in a plot to kill off the nasty sister.

Don’t Look in the Basement (1973)

The film is set in Stephens Sanitarium, a secluded rural mental health institute whose chief doctor believes that the best way to deal with insanity is to allow the patients to freely act out their realities in the hopes that they will snap out of it, so to speak.

Driller Killer (1979)

Meet the “Banned in the UK” film Driller Killer, which is a perfect example of the 1970’s violent exploitation film Americans loved at the time. It’s about an starving artist who likes to take out random bums with a power drill. Rated R.

Drivein Massacre (1976)

The plot begins on August 10th in a California drive-in theatre, and concerns a killer on the loose, with the victims beheaded with a large sword.

Drums of Jeopardy, The (1931)

Dr. Boris Karlov (yes Karlov), played by Warner Oland, is an evil scientist who decides to take revenge on people that he thinks are responsible for his families death.

Flying Serpent, The (1946)

Prof. Andrew Forbes (George Zucco) discovers a creature and uses it to destroy his enemies. George Zucco is best known film role of Professor Moriarty in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939), opposite Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes.

Ghost Walks, The (1934)

Three men are stranded during a storm when their car gets stuck in the mud along a country road. They take refuge in a nearby mansion. It is the anniversary of a death at the mansion, and there is the palpable presence of his ghost. While arguing about the death the lights go out, and when they come back on the widow of the dead man has disappeared.

Ghosts on the Loose (1943)

The East Side Kids set out to fix up a house in the suburbs for Glimpy’s sister and her new husband.

Ghoul, The (1933)

Here’s a better than fair Boris Karloff movie about an Egyptologist that comes back from the dead to take revenge.

Gorilla, The (1939)

When a wealthy man (Lionel Atwill) is threatened by a killer known as The Gorilla, he hires the Ritz Brothers to investigate. A real escaped gorilla shows up at the mansion just as the investigators arrive. Patsy Kelly portrays a newly-hired maid who wants to quit because the butler, played by Bela Lugosi, scares her.

Grave of the Vampire (1974)

Kroft, a legendary vampire, returns from sleep. Kroft attacks a couple in a graveyard, raping the woman. The child born feeds only on blood from his mother’s breast.

Head, The (1959)

Dr. Abel invents a serum that keeps a dog’s head alive after its body dies. When Dr. Abel dies of a heart attack, his crazed assistant cuts off his head and, using the serum, keeps the doctor’s head alive and forces it to help him on an experiment. That is to take a hunchbacked nurse and give her a stripper babe body.

Horror Express(1972)

Things like this never work out well. Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing find a frozen monster in Siberia. It get’s thawed out and isn’t very happy. Clearly, the monster should have been labeled “Keep frozen”

Horror Hotel (1960)

On the recommendation of her professor, a young female student travels to a small Massachusetts town to do some research into witchcraft. She finds the town occupied by the reincarnation of an infamous witch burned at the stake in the 17th century.

House on Haunted Hill, The (1959)

House on Haunted Hill (1959) is a horror film directed by William Castle, written by Robb White, and starring Vincent Price as eccentric millionaire Fredrick Loren.

How Awful About Alan (1970)

How Awful About Allan is a 1970 television movie thriller, directed by Curtis Harrington and starring Anthony Perkins. It premiered on ABC in the fall of 1970 and was produced by prolific television producer Aaron Spelling.

It’s Alive (1969)

This might the best movie Larry Buchanan ever made, but that’s not saying a lot. This movie has a farmer, a monster in a cave, and witless victims. What else did you need?

Man In The Attic (1953)

It’s London, 1888. On the third night of the Jack the Ripper killings, a man rents out an attic from an older couple in need of extra income. The man (Jack Palance), a research pathologist, begins working on his experiments in the rooms. Helen Harley, the landlady (Frances Bavier), becomes suspicious of the man, especially when her niece shows an interest in him.

Manos: The Hands of Fate (1966)

Manos was written, directed and produced by Harold P. Warren, a fertilizer salesman from El Paso, Texas. Warren also starred in the film. A vacationing family is trapped at a lodge maintained by a polygamous pagan cult. It ranks among the best movies ever made by a fertilizer salesman.

Messiah of Evil (1972)

A young woman named Arletty (Marianna Hill) moves back home to find out what happened to her estranged father an artist However as she arrives in the California beach house she runs into some decidedly odd behavior.

Moon of the Wolf (1972)

The film begins following a moonlit night in the Louisiana Bayou town of Marsh Island as two farmers discover the mauled, dead body of a local resident, an attractive young girl. Sheriff Aaron Whitaker (David Janssen) is called in. The victim’s temperamental brother Lawrence Burrifors (Geoffrey Lewis) arrives at the crime scene and jumps to the conclusion that the girl’s lover committed the murder, a man whose very name her brother does not know. The town’s Dr. Drutan (John Beradino) examines the body and pronounces the girl died of a severe blow to the head caused by a human hand. He tells Sheriff Whitaker, “It looks like you have a murder on your hands.” The sheriff replies, “Just what I needed.”

Night of the Blood Beast (1958)

Night of the Blood Beast is a 1958 American science-fiction horror film about a team of scientists who are stalked by an alien creature, which implants its embryos in an astronaut’s body during a space flight.

Night Tide (1961)

Seaman Johnny Drake (Dennis Hopper) falls in love with Mora (Linda Lawson), who lives in a hotel above the marina merry-go-round (the movie was filmed at the Santa Monica pier)and is a mermaid for the carnival. All of her previous lovers have died, so Johnny gets a little concerned.

Nightmare Castle (1965)

The film stars Barbara Steele in dual lead roles. The film has several variations in the title and is also known as Night of the Doomed in the United Kingdom, Lovers from Beyond the Tomb and The Faceless Monster.

Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Lon Chaney plays the deformed Phantom who haunts the Paris Opera House causing murder and mayhem in an attempt to force the management to make the woman he loves a star.

Robot vs. The Aztec Mummy, The (1957)

This about sums it up: “See the relentless machine battle the gruesome corpse.” The alternative title for this film was Aztec Mummy vs. the Human Robot.

She Beast, The (1966)

Of course you would honeymoon in Transylvania and crash your car into a lake. It would be the same lake where a witch drown. Then the witch takes over your wife’s body and you have to recruit a weird descendant of Van Helsing to save her. Not the best day.

Shock (1944)

The film tells the story of a psychiatrist, Dr. Cross, (Vincent Price), who is treating a young woman, Janet Stewart (Anabel Shaw), who is in a coma-state, brought on when she heard loud arguing, went to her window and saw a man strike his wife with a candlestick and kill her. It also stars Lynn Bari as Dr. Cross’s nurse/lover, Elaine Jordan.

Sisters of Death (1977)

In the initiation of a girl into a secret society, she is killed in a game of russian roulette. Years later her sorority sisters are invited to a mansion for a party, but don’t know who is their host.

Snake People (1971)

A voodoo death cult worships an evil priest named Damballa. Captain Labesh arrives and wants to crack down on the cult and the drunken local police force that has turned a blind eye to the cults activities.

Snow Creature, The (1954)

Members of a scientific expedition to the Himalaya’s that encounter and capture a Yeti. The creature is then brought back to the U.S., only to escape and run havoc. The Snow Creature was the first of several “Yeti / Abominable Snowman” themed movies. It also bore some resemblance to King Kong, in terms of plot, with act-one in an exotic setting and act-two taking place in an urban setting.

Svengali (1931)

Svengali (1931) is a drama/horror film starring John Barrymore, Marian Marsh, and Bramwell Fletcher, directed by Archie Mayo, written by J. Grubb Alexander, and released by Warner Brothers. It is based on the gothic horror novel Trilby (1894) by George du Maurier. The film was originally released on May 22, 1931.

Teenage Zombies (1959)

While boating in a boat we never see and possibly water-skiing without getting wet, a quartet of teens, Reg (Don Sullivan), Skip (Paul Pepper), Julie (Mitzie Albertson), and Pam (Brianne Murphy), accidentally discover an island run by a mad scientist named Doctor Myra who intends to turn everyone in the United States into a communist zombie, but we really don’t see any zombies and only a couple commies. Luckily it’s “Dreamboat” Don Sullivan to the rescue. I don’t seem to remember Don Sullivan singing in this one, but you should take appropriate precautions.

Terror in the Midnight Sun (1959)

A glowing meteor lands on the icy plains of Lappland in the north of Sweden, the authorities are alerted of the phenomenon, but all is not as it seems; this is not a normal meteor.

Terror, The (1963)

A young officer in Napoleon’s army pursues a mysterious woman to the castle of an elderly Baron where he discovers that she is the pawn of an old witch bent on driving the Baron to suicide.

Tormented (1960)

Bert I. Gordon is an American film director most famous for such science fiction and horror schlock as The Amazing Colossal Man and Village of the Giants. This movie is less famous.

Track of the Moon Beast (1976)

Mineralogist Paul Carlson (Chase Cordell) is struck by a lunar meteorite while observing a meteor shower. Lodged in his brain, the meteorite causes him to transform into a strong and vicious lizard whenever the moon comes out.

Trauma (1962)

A young girl finds the body of her dead aunt, but doesn’t remember much about it. She returns in later life to remember what happened.

Voodoo Man (1944)

Dr. Richard Marlow (Bela Lugosi) kidnaps young girls and tries to re-incarnate his dead wife using hypnosis and voodoo.

Yesterday Machine, The (1963)

This low budget 60’s sci-fi is a unique mixture of sawdust, glue, ham and wood. A Nazi scientist invents a time machine enabling him to go back to alter the events of WWII. He’s discovered by some teenagers who’s car breaks down on the way to a college football game.

Amazing Transparent Man, The (1960)

The Amazing Transparent Man is a 1960 science fiction film starring Marguerite Chapman. It is an American B-movie which follows the story of an escaped criminal who uses an invisibility serum to escape.

Ape Man, The (1943)

A series of experiments cause a scientist to go ape.

Atom Age Vampire (1963)

When a singer (Susanne Loret) is horribly disfigured in a car accident, a scientist (Alberto Lupo) develops a treatment which can restore her beauty by injecting her with the glands of a murdered woman. While performing the procedure, however, he falls in love with her.

Atomic Brain (Monstrosity), The (1964)

The movie tells the story of an elderly woman who uses her vast fortune to convince an eccentric yet brilliant scientist to provide her with a new, youthful body. This is done by hiring three immigrant young women, with the promise of helping them become film stars. The old woman then chooses which of the girls she finds most beautiful, and sets about replacing the young woman’s brain with her own.

Atomic Rulers of the World (1964)

Atomic Rulers of the World (or just Atomic Rulers) is a 1964 film edited together for American television from films #1 and #2 of the Japanese short film series Super Giant.

Attack from Space (1964)

Good aliens are sent from the Emerald planet to protect the earth from an evil space race called the Spherions. Starman shows up and finds out that not only has to fight the Sperions, he also has to root out human traitors.

Attack of the Giant Leeches (1959)

A low-budget 1959 science fiction film from American International Pictures. It was directed by Bernard L. Kowalski, produced by Gene Corman, and the screenplay was written by Leo Gordon. The film is in black and white, and runs for 62 minutes.

Attack of the Killer Shrews (1959)

A desperate group are trapped on a remote island by a hurricane. On the island, a doctor works to make humans half-size. This, apparently, will reduce world hunger as smaller humans would presumably eat less. Unfortunately, his experiments have also created some giant, venomous shrews.

Attack of the Monsters (1969)

A UFO takes two boys from Earth to another planet where they discover a race of people who can control giant monsters and have plans to take over the Earth. It’s up to Gamera to save the day.

Battle Beyond the Sun (1959)

Two future nations compete to become the first to land a spacecraft on the planet Mars.

Beast from the Haunted Cave (1959)

Super evil, alien, space spiders like to eat scumbags and bimbos. What can you say….. Its a 1959 drive in B movie of epic proportions,

Beast Of Yucca Flats (1961)

Joseph Javorsky, mild mannered commie scientist arrives in Yucca Flats in the United States after defecting.

Day the Sky Exploded, The (1958)

I haven’t been in the mood to sit down and watch this movie, but I finally got there. This movie has really good production values for it’s genre and time.

Destroy all Planets (1968)

A Japanese sci-fi from 1968. Aliens called the Virans attempt to conquer Earth by sending a spaceship named Spaceship One to attack it.

EEGAH! (1962)

If you think you’ve seen some weird movies here on Retrovision Internet TV. Why don’t you try this one on for size?. This is the quintessential 1950s midnight movie. Goofy 1950s teenagers find a cave man. Guess who he is? You’ll see.

Embryo (1976)

Time to warm up the Betamax and watch Rock Hudson create Barbera Carrera as sort of a science experiment. The problem is that she turns out to be a psycho.

Evil Brain from Outer Space (1964)

The film concerns Starman’s efforts to save the Earth from the followers of Balazar, an evil genius from the planet Zemar whose brain has been preserved after his own assassination

First Spaceship on Venus (1960)

In 1970, debris from the 1908 Tunguska “meteor” are found which turn out to be recordings from a spaceship crashed there. The ship’s origin is determined to be Venus, and an international team sets out with their spaceship “Kosmokrator” to visit the “Silent Planet”, which is shrouded in clouds, and doesn’t respond to contact attempts.

Giant Gila Monster, The (1959)

The Giant Gila Monster… Yeah.. well the special effects on this one include a real Gila monster on a model set. Need I say more? And Don’s singing? You should avoid sharp objects while watching this movie. Don’s musical interludes really make me want to smack myself in the head with a ball peen hammer. Still, it’s a surprisingly watchable piece of Americana.

Hercules Against the Moonmen (1964)

This is an Italian/French made “Sword and Sandal” movie from 1964. In ancient Greece a race of evil aliens from the moon land on earth. For years they have terrorized the nearby city of Samar, demanding children for sacrifice. Now, the queen of Samar has made a pact with the moon men to conquer the world and become the most powerful woman alive. However, the residents of Samar, sick of all the chaos, cheer when the mighty Hercules shows up to put a stop to it all.

In the year 2889 (1967)

In the Year 2889 is a made for television, apocalyptic, sci-fi, movie about a futuristic nuclear war. It’s a the remake of The Day the World Ended. In the film, a nuclear war has wiped out all of Earth’s citizens, except for a few who hid from it in a valley. After the war, they are menaced by a group of mutant cannibals.

Incredible Petrified World, The (1957)

It’s supposed to be cutting edge science: a diving bell that can descend the depths of the ocean. However, when a cable snaps, the crew fears that they may perish inside. After the crew leaves the bell to explore, they soon find a large network of caves and a survivor who has been there for over a decade. The survivor reveals the horrible truth: there is no way to get out of the caves. Or is there a way?

Indestructible Man (1956)

A violent criminal called The Butcher is brought back to life by a scientist using electricity. The Butcher becomes an invulnerable mute, and seeks vengeance upon those who caused his execution.

Killers from Space (1954)

Killers from Space is a 1954 Science Fiction Films where Peter Graves (Mission Impossible) fights some evil conquerors from the planet Venus. The venutians look just like we humans except they wear painted ping pong balls over their eyes.

Last Man On Earth, The (1964)

The Last Man on Earth (Italian title: L’Ultimo uomo della Terra) is a 1964 Italian horror/science fiction film based upon the Richard Matheson novel I Am Legend. The film was directed by Ubaldo Ragona and Sidney Salkow, and starred Vincent Price.

Last Woman On Earth (1960)

The Last Woman on Earth tells the story of three survivors of a mysterious apocalypse which appears to have wiped out all human life on earth.

Mesa of Lost Women (1953)

Mesa of Lost Women has been regarded as one of the worse movies of all time. It’s amazing they could make something like this without Ed Wood. Mad Scientist Dr. Aranya makes dwarves, giant spiders and a race of “superwomen” created by injecting them with spider venom.

Monsters From The Prehistoric Planet (1967)

An expedition from Tokyo heads to Obelisk Island, which a greedy entrepreneur (Mr. Funazu, the President of Playmate Magazine) wants to turn into an island resort. But the Japanese monsters have other ideas.

Night of the Living Dead (1968)

This is George Romero’s 1968 Zombie film “Night of the Living Dead”. It is the basis for most of this sort of stylized zombie. A lot of movies were based on the same premise of people hiding someplace and being inadequate to zombie attack.

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Phantom Planet (1961)

Watching the movie is like watching an undiscovered episode of the original “Star Trek.” We have a rocket being pulled off course by a strange phenomenon; we have special effects of the most functional and basic kind; we have a strange planet populated by earthlike (albeit small) people, whose strengths and weaknesses are allegories of human strengths and weaknesses; we have a series of curvaceous women, a brash young man and an elderly wise leader in the alien society; we have a brawny hero who alternates between fighting, courting and moralizing.

Quatermass II – Part 1

Quatermass 2 is a 1957 British science fiction horror serial. Professor Quatermass has discovered that space aliens have infiltrated the highest levels of the British government – Part One

Quatermass II – Part 2

Quatermass 2 is a 1957 British science fiction horror serial. Professor Quatermass has discovered that space aliens have infiltrated the highest levels of the British government – Part Two

Quatermass II – Part 3

Quatermass 2 is a 1957 British science fiction horror serial. Professor Quatermass has discovered that space aliens have infiltrated the highest levels of the British government – Part Three

Quatermass II – Part 4

Quatermass 2 is a 1957 British science fiction horror serial. Professor Quatermass has discovered that space aliens have infiltrated the highest levels of the British government – Part Four

Quatermass II – Part 5

Quatermass 2 is a 1957 British science fiction horror serial. Professor Quatermass has discovered that space aliens have infiltrated the highest levels of the British government – Part Five

Quatermass II – Part 6

Quatermass 2 is a 1957 British science fiction horror serial. Professor Quatermass has discovered that space aliens have infiltrated the highest levels of the British government – Part Six.

Snow Creature, The (1954)

Members of a scientific expedition to the Himalaya’s that encounter and capture a Yeti. The creature is then brought back to the U.S., only to escape and run havoc. The Snow Creature was the first of several “Yeti / Abominable Snowman” themed movies. It also bore some resemblance to King Kong, in terms of plot, with act-one in an exotic setting and act-two taking place in an urban setting.

Teenage Zombies (1959)

While boating in a boat we never see and possibly water-skiing without getting wet, a quartet of teens, Reg (Don Sullivan), Skip (Paul Pepper), Julie (Mitzie Albertson), and Pam (Brianne Murphy), accidentally discover an island run by a mad scientist named Doctor Myra who intends to turn everyone in the United States into a communist zombie, but we really don’t see any zombies and only a couple commies. Luckily it’s “Dreamboat” Don Sullivan to the rescue. I don’t seem to remember Don Sullivan singing in this one, but you should take appropriate precautions.

Teenagers From Outer Space (1959)

Teenagers from Outer Space is a 1959 sci-fi B-movie about an extraterrestrial ship landing on Earth to use it as a farm for its food supply. The crew of the ship includes several teenagers (who ironically look quite old for teenagers), two of whom oppose each other in their activities.

Terror in the Midnight Sun (1959)

A glowing meteor lands on the icy plains of Lappland in the north of Sweden, the authorities are alerted of the phenomenon, but all is not as it seems; this is not a normal meteor.

The Brain Machine (1977)

A scientific research project hijacked by surveillance obsessed government types. James Best plays as an anxious reverend, while Gerald McRaney is similarly mindlessly watchable as the most proactive experimental volunteer. There is of 70’s technology on display which is kinda interesting from a retro technologists point of view .

Track of the Moon Beast (1976)

Mineralogist Paul Carlson (Chase Cordell) is struck by a lunar meteorite while observing a meteor shower. Lodged in his brain, the meteorite causes him to transform into a strong and vicious lizard whenever the moon comes out.

Unknown World (1951)

One thing is certain, man stands at the crossroads of history, the atomic age! It was Dr. Morley of the now defunct Society to Save civilization who said that atomic energy could reduce civilization to ashes. Now with bombs a thousand times more powerful the chances are that all future civilization could be compromised. Empowered by professional “do-gooders” he hatches a plan to save mankind.

Virus (1980)

The movie opens with a British nuclear submarine called the HMS Nereid entering Tokyo Bay in the then-future of December 1983. The ship’s crew and Japanese seismologist Yoshizumi (Masao Kusakari) send a reconnaissance drone to search the city for any survivors, only to find decayed bodies. It also gathers air samples of something called MM88.

War of the Robots (1978)

An alien civilization, which facing eminent extinction, kidnaps two famous genetic scientists from Earth. A troop of soldiers is dispatched to combat the humanoid robots and rescue the victims.

Wasp Woman (1960)

The founder and owner of a large cosmetics company, Janice Starlin (Susan Cabot), is disturbed when her firm’s sales begin to drop after it becomes apparent to her customer base that she is aging. Scientist Eric Zinthrop (Michael Mark) has been able to extract enzymes from the royal jelly of the queen wasp that can reverse the aging process.

Yesterday Machine, The (1963)

This low budget 60’s sci-fi is a unique mixture of sawdust, glue, ham and wood. A Nazi scientist invents a time machine enabling him to go back to alter the events of WWII. He’s discovered by some teenagers who’s car breaks down on the way to a college football game.

Yongary, Monster from the Deep (1967)

Hes not Japanese, he’s Korean in this movie about a gasoline drinking monster from 1967. He doesn’t have the style of Godzilla or the class of Gamera, but he did get his own monster movie all the same.

Zontar, the Thing from Venus (1966)

Zontar, the Thing from Venus also known as Zontar: The Invader from Venus is a 1966, made for television, science fiction film, directed by Larry Buchanan and based on the teleplay by Hillman Taylor and Buchanan

Adventures of Tartu, The (1943)

British Captain Terence Stevenson (Robert Donat) accepts an assignment even more dangerous than his everyday wartime job of defusing unexploded bombs. He is parachuted into Romania to assume the identity of Captain Jan Tartu so that he can sabotage a Nazi chemical plant. This movie is also known under it’s American title “Sabotage Agent”

Attack Force Nam (1986)

Behind Enemy Lines is a 1986 American action film directed by Gideon Amir and starring David Carradine. It is set in the context of the Vietnam War POW/MIA issue where Colonel Cooper, an Airborne commando is sent to Vietnam to free American soldiers, caught in a Vietnamese prisoner of war camp. The film is also known as Attack Force ‘Nam and P.O.W. the Escape.

Beachhead to Berlin (1945)

Beachhead to Berlin is a 1945 film about the D-day landings shot by Coast Guard photographers. It centers on the activities of the Coast Guard on D-day and has some really good Technicolor footage of the invasion.

Black Brigade, The (1970)

A redneck officer (Stephen Boyd) is put in charge of a squad of all black troops charged with the mission of blowing up an important hydro dam in Nazi Germany.

Blood on the Sun (1945)

James Cagney plays a reporter in Tokyo before WWII. As you could imagine, he has some trouble with the Japanese government.

British Intelligence (1940)

Helene von Lorbeer is sent undercover to London to live with the family of a high-placed British official where she is to transmit steal war secrets for Germany. Starring Boris Karloff. This is a spy movie that you should like, if you like that genre. Boris Karloff plays a domestic servant involved in espionage during World War I, in a film that is filled with so many double agents that you won’t be able to figure out who is on which side until the film ends.

Dawn Express, The (1942)

Chemists working on a super gasoline for aircraft encounter a Nazi spy ring bent on theft and murder.

Day Called X, A (1958)

A Day Called ‘X’ was a dramatized CBS documentary set in Portland, Oregon in which the entire city is evacuated in anticipation of a nuclear air raid, after Soviet bombers had been detected by radar stations to the north; it details the activation of the city’s civil defense protocols and leads up to the moment before the attack (the ending is left intentionally unknown).

Farewell to Arms, A (1932)

Set in Europe during World War I, the plot focuses on the tragic romance between Frederick Henry (Gary Cooper), an American ambulance driver serving in the Italian Army, and English Red Cross nurse Catherine Barkley (Helen Hayes).

Green Glove, The (1950)

Glenn Ford stars as an American paratrooper GI who travels to France after the end of WWII to try and recover a jewel encrusted glove that had been stolen from a country church during the war. His quest leads him to a beautiful young tour guide (Geraldine Brooks), and a Nazi collaborator (George Macready) whom he had fought during the war. The movie was shot mostly on location in France and Monaco.

Lady from Chunking, The (1942)

After the Japanese invade China in WW 2, a young woman (Anna May Wong) leads a band of partisans against the occupying troops.

Marie Galante (1934)

Marie Galante is a pretty French girl with a job delivering telegrams when she gets accidentally abducted by a drunk sea captain and ends up in South America. She’s trying to get home, but she runs into some really shady characters including some spies that want to sink the US fleet while it’s in the Panama canal.

Matter of Life and Death, A (1946)

If you haven’t, you should watch A Matter of Life and Death. It was released in the US under the title of Stairway to Heaven. It’s a charming story about a pilot who dies after being shot down in a plane and whether love can save him. It’s got David Niven and a very cute Kim Hunter. This is a charming story. One interesting thing is that like the Wizard of Oz, it’s shot in color and black and white, but the scenes on Earth are in color and heaven is in black and white.

President Orders Cuban Blockade 1962

President Kennedy orders the blockade of Cuba, which he wouldn’t have had to do if he wasn’t a yutz. We’re lucky we’re not taking the mutants out for a picnic.

Project Kill (1976)

In the film, Nielsen plays John Trevor, a military agent who escapes from a secret government base where he had been the subject of various mind-control experiments. However, withdrawal from the mind-control drugs turn Trevor violent and dangerous, and now the military must find him before he can do any real damage.

Red Nightmare (1962)

A documentary hosted by Jack Webb with rare footage of Hillary and Bernie turning their own father in.

Return of the Kung Fu Dragon (1976)

Phoenix island is conquered by an evil despot and his sorcerer. The emperor of the city was aided by his three generals but they were killed when the evil despot captured the dragon stick and became the new ruler of Golden city. The generals children were hidden away and return to exact revenge.

Sante Fe Trail (1940)

Sante Fe Trail is a 1940 movie starring Errol Flynn, Ronald Reagan and Olivia de Havilland. The movie details the conflicts that puts the north and south at odds prior to the civil war.

Shadows Over Shanghai (1938)

Pilot Peter Roma carries a precious amulet, but is shot down over China by a Russian agent who also wants the amulet.

Submarine Base (1943)

Jim Taggert, a ships engineered is rescued from a torpedoed tramp steamer by Joe Morgan, a gangster who was running away from trouble at home. Jim finds out Morgan is in league with the Nazis and he’s been selling them weapons.

To the Shores of Iwo Jima (1945)

67 years ago today, Marines took Surubachi and got the upper hand in the battle of Iwo Jima during WWII. This is a 1945 Technicolor film by the US government about the events of that day. Four of the cameramen that shot this film died, including Bill Genaust who shot the famous flag raising.

We Dive at Dawn (1943)

The British submarine Sea Tiger docks after an unsuccessful patrol and the skipper (John Mills) and his crew are given a week’s leave. They each head off for their chosen destination. However, all arrangements are cancelled as a recall order is issued to return to the sub. Back at sea, the crew find out that the Sea Tiger is on a top secret mission to find and destroy Nazi Germany’s latest battleship, the Brandenburg.

Abilene Town (1946)

In the years following the Civil War, Kansas is in the middle of a difficult time. homesteaders are moving into the west, trying to start new lives, and are going head to head against cattlemen who have been settled in that territory for years. In Abilene, one of the biggest cattle towns of the west, the town is on the brink of a confrontation between the cattlemen and the homesteaders.

Aces and Eights (1936)

Tim McCoy plays Gentleman Jim Madigan, a professional gambler that comes to the aid of a Mexican family. Tim McCoy was interesting in real life. He was a famous Hollywood star, but he also was really fast at quick draw and was an expert on Old West and Indian folklore.

American West of John Ford, The (1971)

John Wayne, James Stewart, Henry Fonda and Andy Devine star in this documentary about filmmaking legend John Ford. In a career that spanned more than 50 years, Ford directed 140 films (although nearly all of his silent films are now lost) and he came to be regarded as one of the finest American filmmakers of his generation. Ford’s films and personality have been highly influential, leading colleagues such as Ingmar Bergman and Orson Welles to name him as one of the greatest directors of all time.

Angel and the Badman (1946)

This is one of my favorite John Wayne Movies. Quirt Evans gets introduced to Quakers, who take him in after he gets shot over a land deal. He likes the Quakers, especially the farmers daughter played by Gail Russell.

Arizona Gunfighter (1937)

Get out the soda pop and the bubble gum for this Saturday Afternoon Bob Steele western. Bob Steele goes after the gang that killed his father.

Big Trees, The (1954)

In 1900, lumberman Jim Fallon (Kirk Douglas) greedily eyes the big trees in the virgin region of northern California. The land is already settled by, among others, a religious group led by Elder Bixby (Charles Meredith). Jim is attracted to Bixby’s daughter, Alicia (Eve Miller), though that does not change his plan to cheat the homesteaders.

Blue Steel (1934)

Blue Steel is a 1934 Western film in which John Wayne plays a U.S. Marshal who is trying to capture the Polka Dot Bandit, who has taken off with $4,000.

Call of the Wilderness (1932)

This movie is also known as “Trailing the Killer”. Plain and simple this is a dog movie in the character of Rin-Tin-Tin. Caesar is as smart as Rinty.

Carson City Kid, The (1940)

Roy Rogers, playing a character named Roy Rogers, while not being himself; posing as The Carson City Kid, is seeking vengeance on Morgan Reynolds, the man who killed his brother.

Dawn Rider, The (1935)

Here’s another Lone Star Picture with John Wayne. John Wayne goes after the guys that killed his dad.

Death Rides a Horse (1967)

Here’s a 1967 spaghetti western with Lee Van Cleef and John Phillip Law. Bill Meceita, a boy whose family was murdered in front of him by a gang, sets out 15 years later to exact revenge. On his journey, he finds himself continually sparring and occasionally cooperating with Ryan, a gunfighter on his own quest for vengeance, who knows more than he says about Bill’s tragedy.

Desert Trail, The (1935)

Rodeo star John Scott (John Wayne) and his gambler friend Kansas Charlie (Eddy Chandler) are wrongly accused of armed robbery at the Rattlesnake Gulch rodeo just after John Scott gets his rodeo prize money. The Rodeo Official is robbed and murdered by Pete (Paul Fix) a minute after Scott and Kansas Charlie leave.

Drifter, The (1932)

The Drifter is a vaudevillian drama about a man who returns from prison to get tangled up in a lot of intrigue with the shady characters around him.

Gods Gun (1975)

Father John (Lee Van Cleef) turns vigilante and hunts down a gang of criminals, led by Sam Clayton (Jack Palance) who kill the local priest.

Gone with the West (1975)

James Caan (Jud McGraw) and Stefanie Powers (Little Moon) have one thing in common. They hate this little town they came across. Sammy Davis Jr. didn’t like it much either.

Great Dan Patch, The (1949)

This movie stars Dennis O’Keefe and Gail Russell. It’s the true story about Dan Patch, who held the record for being the fastest harness horse in the world from 1909 to 1938.

Gunsmoke Ranch (1937)

The Three Mesquiteers protect settlers against an evil politician trying to steal their land after a flood. Starring Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune and Robert Livingston.

Haunted Ranch (1943)

The Range Busters take on Rance and his outlaw gang over a shipment of gold bullion. Rance has his men impersonating ghosts to keep people away from the ranch where he suspects the gold is hidden.

It Can Be Done Amigo (1972)

Bud Spencer plays Hiram Coburn ; a drifter. Jack Palance plays Sunny ; a gunfighter who wants him to marry his sister. A little boy (Renato Cestie) and Jack Palances gun save him from hanging, but the boys uncle gets killed so Bud Spencer adopts the waif. I don’t want to give away too much on the plot, but the interaction between Palance and Bud Spencer is pretty funny.

Law of the West (1932)

When the vigilantes go after cattle rustler Lee Morgan, he responds by kidnapping the son of the head of the vigilantes. Years later, the story becomes interesting because the boy doesn’t know his father isn’t the outlaw.

Lightnin Bill Carson (1936)

Bill Carson (Tim McCoy) finds out that the sheriff and his men hung the wrong man for holding up the stage.

Lucky Texan, The (1934)

John Wayne stars in this western movie about two ranchers who strike it rich with a gold mine and the bad guys that want the gold.

McLintock! (1963)

McLintock! is a 1963 comedy Western starring John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara, and loosely based on Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. The film is famous (or infamous) for its two spanking scenes, in which mother and daughter are each paddled with coal shovels: the daughter by her suitor, the mother by her estranged husband.

Mohawk (1956)

An artist working in a remote army post is juggling the storekeeper’s daughter, his fiancée newly arrived from the east, and the Indian Chief’s daughter. But when a vengeful settler manages to get the army and the braves at each other’s throats his troubles really begin.

Nevada Buckaroo, The (1931)

When the Buck Hurley (Bob Steele) gets caught in a stage robbery, the gang leader Cherokee (George Hayes) gets him released. It’s cowboy love. When a stage he’s on gets robbed, the sheriff thinks Cherokee is in on the robbery and Buck gets busted breaking him out of jail.

Nevadan, The (1950)

Randolph Scott, Dorothy Malone and Forrest Tucker tell the tale of the mysterious stranger who tangles with evil ranchers and bank robbers.

No Man’s Range (1935)

Bob Steele and Fuzzy are summoned to the Oliver ranch to help them fight a range war.

Oath of Vengeance (1944)

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Outlaw, The (1943)

The Outlaw is a 1943 Western movie, directed by Howard Hughes and Howard Hawks (uncredited), which turned Jane Russell into one of Hollywood’s movie legends. The film also starred Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, and Walter Huston.

Proud and the Damned, The (1972)

A group of five Confederate mercenaries led by Sergeant Will Hansen must choose sides carefully in a small village where they find themselves trapped in the middle of a rebellion. Starring Chuck Connors and Cesar Romero.

Rage at Dawn (1955)

Four of the Reno brothers are outlaws. One is a respected farmer. It’s the biggest double-cross in Western history. Randolph Scott is a secret agent sent to bring the Reno brothers and their conspirators to justice.

Riders of Destiny (1933)

Here John Wayne plays Singin’ Sandy Saunders, the screen’s first singing cowboy. Singin’ Sandy’s ten-gallon hat was black instead of white. This movie is a little more intense than your normal musical cowbody movie of the time. Sandy says “the streets soon running with blood” and “you’ll be drinking your drinks with the dead”, which in not the tamest John Wayne of the 1930’s.

Riders of the Sage (1939)

Here’s a good old fashioned Bob Steele western. Meanwhile back at the ranch, kidnappers have grabbed Tom Martin so his dad Jim will sell out. It’s Riders of the Sage to the rescue.

Roarin’ Guns (1936)

Tim McCoy plays a hired gunman Rancher Morgan hired in response to a range war. The leading lady was a woman named Rosalinda Price. It was her only movie.

Star Packer, The (1934)

U.S. Marshal John Travers (John Wayne), becomes sheriff of a town where several murders have occurred, hoping to flush out an outlaw chieftain known only as “The Shadow”.

Straight Shooter (1939)

Here’s another Tim McCoy western. Martin hid a half a million dollars in government bonds on his ranch before someone did him in. Inspector Carson (Tim McCoy) must capture the murderer and recover the bonds.

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