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.
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.
I’ve been hooked on this series about the notorious Borgia Pope Alexander VI. It’s a soap opera in 1495, which uncannily probably isn’t much different than what was going on. Really though, Roderic Borgia’s reputation is mostly drawn from his enemies and Protestants. No historical evidence exists to the Borgia’s …
A scientist becomes obsessed with a crystal egg he finds in an antique shop and is chagrined that the owner of the shop wants to bargain and keep him from getting the Crystal Egg.
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.
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.
This youngest of American presidents took over in the most tense period of the Cold War. The stories from within the White House, on the front lines of CIA operations in Cuba and in the espionage capital of Berlin.