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.
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.
The Hindenburg disaster took place on Thursday, May 6, 1937, as the German passenger airship LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock with its mooring mast at Naval Air Station Lakehurst, which is located adjacent to the borough of Lakehurst, New Jersey, United States. Of the 97 people on […]
Dedicated to the American election season, I am releasing the new version of my famous Android app “Classic UHF”. You get about 300 movies on your tablet or phone. That’s about a third of what is here. Some of that is because of regional and device restrictions. Some of that is because if you try […]
Zatoichi is one of Japan’s longest running series of films and a television series set in the Edo period. The character, a blind masseur and swordmaster, was created by novelist Kan Shimozawa.
King Geunchogo chronicles the rise of one of Korea’s great warrior kings and the coming of a golden age for the Baekje Empire. King Geunchogo follows Prince Yeogo who was prophesied to lead the empire but was banished by his father, King Biryu (Yoon Seung Won). Yeogo joins a ragtag band of criminals who goes […]
Only the Valiant also known as Fort Invincible is a 1951 western film produced by William Cagney (younger brother of James Cagney), directed by Gordon Douglas and starring Gregory Peck and Barbara Payton. The screenplay was written by Edmund H. North and Harry Brown, based on the 1943 novel of the same name by Charles Marquis Warren.
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.
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.
Albert Frédéric, earlier in life, caused a murder and made it look like an accident for financial gain.
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.
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.