Sexton Blake has been described as the poor mans Sherlock Holmes. He’s an amateur detective pitting his wits against the well known villian player Tod Slaughter.
The CBS series is taken off the air in 1953 because of protests from civil rights groups; host George Kirby. The TV series used African-American actors in the main roles, although the actors were instructed to keep their voices and speech patterns as close to Gosden and Correll’s as possible.
Former astronauts John Glenn and Scott Carpenter reminisce about their first flights into space. Today is the 50th anniversary of John Glenn’s first orbit of the earth.
A young woman named Helen Stoner consults the detective Sherlock Holmes about the suspicious death of her sister, Julia. Starring Raymond Massey as Sherlock Holmes.
Here’s what the status of using tablets and phones here is. Apps: Android tablet/Kindle Fire app. Android Phone app Just visit the site with an iphone you’ll get an app. Drop it on your desk. It’s now an app. Ipads just work. Just use your normal browser. Android tablets will work without installing the app […]
General Yodell accepts unconditional surrender for Germany. Mussolini and his mistress hang from the rafters of a gas station while partisans try and execute the last of the fascists, .German prisoners of war claim they never met a Nazi. This newsreel footage contains images of dead Italian fascists. Viewer discretion is advised.
Actor Wylie Thorton is shot to death at his back stage birthday party. Detectives have their work cut out for them, because everyone, including a trick shooting chimpanzee wanted Wylie dead.
John Wayne, James Stewart, Henry Fonda and Andy Devine star in this documentary about filmmaking legend John Ford. In a career that spanned more than 50 years, Ford directed 140 films (although nearly all of his silent films are now lost) and he came to be regarded as one of the finest American filmmakers of his generation. Ford’s films and personality have been highly influential, leading colleagues such as Ingmar Bergman and Orson Welles to name him as one of the greatest directors of all time.
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