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.
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.
The Mystery of the Marie Celeste (a.k.a. The Phantom Ship) (1935) is one of the early films from Hammer Film Productions and was directed by Denison Clift. The leading actor is Bela Lugosi. The action is the basis the history of the Marie Celeste (actually Mary Celeste). The ship was found floating near Portugal in 1872 without a crew.
Mister Ed is a palomino horse who can talk and and his owner. Ed gets his owner the reputation of being a troublemaker with his antics.
Five Guns West is a 1955 Western film set during the American Civil War directed by Roger Corman. It was Corman’s first film as director although he had already made two as producer. It was the second of two films he made for the American Releasing Company, which later became American International Pictures.
Drier than a perfect martini. Cooler than a saxophone solo. Tough enough to win over the mob, the cops and the critics. Peter Gunn. Created and produced by Blake Edwards (The Pink Panther), Peter Gunn is the perfect American detective. Handsome. Smart. Two-fisted and straight-shooting. With a girlfriend who can melt butter at twenty yards, […]
After the release of Jake Blues from prison, he and brother Elwood take their blues band back on the road. Havoc ensues as the brothers seek redemption on their “mission from God”.
“Children of the Corn” is a short story by Stephen King, first published in the March 1977 issue of Penthouse, and later collected in King’s 1978 collection Night Shift. The story involves a couple’s exploration of a strange town and their encounters with its denizens after their vacation is sidelined by a car accident. Several […]
Here’s a couple dozen Robin Hood episodes for you to enjoy. Robin Hood is set in the 12th Century, during the reign of King Richard I. Robin of Locksley, a nobleman, is forced into the life of an outlaw, dwelling in Sherwood Forest with a band of men who right the wrongs committed by the […]
It just doesn’t get much gummier than gumshoe Peter Gunn. This show used to be on really late locally. More than once I stayed up to watch it when I shouldn’t have. The theme song for Peter Gunn won Henry Mancini an Emmy award. Click here for more episodes on Hulu
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.