NBC hour-long special, which was broadcast on November 13, 1965. Guests include Bob Hope, Elke Sommer, Walt Disney, and the Beach Boys.
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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.
Bill Carson (Tim McCoy) finds out that the sheriff and his men hung the wrong man for holding up the stage.
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.
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”.
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.