In this episode of the George Burns and Gracie Allen show, Gracie throws a wedding for a friend.
Threads is a 1984 television docudrama depicting the effects of a nuclear war on the United Kingdom and its aftermath. Written by Barry Hines and directed by Mick Jackson, Threads was filmed in late 1983 and early 1984. The premise of Threads was to hypothesize the effects of a nuclear war on the United Kingdom after an exchange between the Soviet Union and the United States escalates to include the UK.
Here’s a playlist about movie history from MGM digital media. It has a profile of Roger Corman, a review of the Pink Panther movies with Peter Sellers and some other interesting documentaries.
I remember watching this one on Sundays when I was a kid. Marlin Perkins and Jim. Luckily Jim had Mutual of Omaha Insurance, because Jim was gonna go fool around with a lion. I watched this episode about the Bushmen of the Kalahari. You’ve got to give it to these guys. Chasing a pair of […]
The British submarine Sea Tiger docks after an unsuccessful patrol and the skipper (John Mills) and his crew are given a week’s leave. They each head off for their chosen destination. However, all arrangements are cancelled as a recall order is issued to return to the sub. Back at sea, the crew find out that the Sea Tiger is on a top secret mission to find and destroy Nazi Germany’s latest battleship, the Brandenburg.
Joe spends a lot of his time at Nick’s Pacific Street Saloon. Tom, who credits Joe with once saving his life, stops by regularly to run errands for Joe. Today, Tom notices a woman named Kitty when she comes into Nick’s, and he quickly falls in love with her. Meanwhile, a distraught young man repeatedly calls his girlfriend, begging her to marry him. Nick himself muses on all the various persons who come into his bar, some to ask for work and others just to pass the time. You’ll love these wonderful characters!
Incorporating more than 25 minutes of newly discovered footage, this 2010 restoration of METROPOLIS is the definitive edition of Fritz Lang’s science fiction masterpiece.
Airwolf ran from 1984 through 1987. The program concerned a supersonic military helicopter, code named Airwolf, and her crew as they undertook various missions, many involving espionage, with a Cold War theme. It’s got Jan Michael Vincent and Ernest Borgnine along with some cute, generally wholesome, 1980 babes.
This was recommended by a viewer and I liked it. This is an Australian made TV series about the adventures of the crew of the HMAS Hammerly, a Fremantle class patrol cutter. It’s never been shown on network television in the United States. Since we visited this show last time at Retrovision, Hulu has added Season 2.
When a singer (Susanne Loret) is horribly disfigured in a car accident, a scientist (Alberto Lupo) develops a treatment which can restore her beauty by injecting her with the glands of a murdered woman. While performing the procedure, however, he falls in love with her.
Jack Benny reminisces on how he found Mary Livingston working in a department store. The Jack Benny Program, starring Jack Benny, is a radio-TV comedy series that ran for more than three decades and is generally regarded as a high-water mark in 20th-century American comedy.
Jack Benny hears that Groucho Marx is giving away $3000 as a prize for You Bet Your Life and wants to win it. A personal friend of Harry S. Truman, Jack Benny served as Master of Ceremonies for Truman’s Inaugural Ball.