In her lonely Gothic mansion, whilst stubbornly lending no credence to a carnivorous family curse that wreaks mayhem from slippery seaside shoals to cliffs high above the windswept North Atlantic, enveloped in a full moon’s light over hill and dale on the Welsh moors where great crashing waves toll their lullaby of impending doom, a beautiful young Gibson Girl with a fairly disturbing attachment to her older brother is confronted with one or more monsters lurking about among the fog, bog and frogs. Croaking. Yet who … man or wolf? Or frog?. Watching. Waiting.
Here’s an hour of the Comedy of Abbott and Costello from the Colgate Comedy Hour in 1950. It’s excepts of a few shows put together for an hour of comedy.
John Wayne plays John Blair. He and his partner, Larry Adams (Lane Chandler) are out of work when the arrival of telegraph ends the Pony Express. They get swindled by Cal Drake for a telegraph line and equipment to a ghost town. John determines that he will operate the line and learns that a coach race will be staged and he signs up for it. The fastest team in the race will win a $25,000 government contract.
In Old Oklahoma (re-issue title is War of the Wildcats) John Wayne fights it out over some oil leases and a woman.
I found this official Rolling Stones playlist on Youtube. I’ve been really enjoying it. I really can’t figure out whether I like Keith Richards better before or after he died in around 1972. I have never seen a guy look so good while being dead. He even wrote a book. Being dead just doesn’t seem to be the handicap it used to be.
Rocky King is one of the few Dumont television shows that sports surviving episodes. Most of the Dumont show recordings were either recovered for their silver or dumped into New York harbor.
Jack Nicholson stars as Johnny, a beatnik punk that races cars on a dirt track when he isn’t playing the bongos and partying.