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 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.
James Cagney plays a reporter in Tokyo before WWII. As you could imagine, he has some trouble with the Japanese government.
An inadvertent romantic comedy? I’m not sure I have enough mustard for the ham in this one. This movie features Lloyd Bridges, Osa Massen, John Emery, Noah Beery, Jr., Hugh O’Brian, Morris Ankrum, Patrick Ahern, Sherry Moreland, John Dutra and Katherine Marlowe. Four men and a woman blast into space on humanity’s first expedition to the Moon, a 48-hour journey. A malfunction causes the ship to drift off course and sends them hurtling to Mars. The rocket passes through clouds to land on Mars where they find evidence of a once-powerful civilization where everything is tinted orange.
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.
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.
It’s the same old Amazon women meet the space men story. It’s camp and a half. I think the 1950’s and 60’s never got tired of this story. Star Trek even had a story along similar lines.
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.
A scientist vacations in Japan where he turns a Venus flytrap into carnivorous, man eating plants. This is one of those movie that is in the category of being so bad it’s funny.
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.
Sometimes our moms just don’t give us basic information. Don’t blow up the earth! From the 1950’s science fiction series, Tales of Tomorrow.
It’s World War II and a couple has visions and they both dream the other is in danger and they struggle to find out if it’s true. It stars Reginald Owen, who is a character actor famous for 80 movies with a supporting role.