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.
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.
It’s another Arch Hall movie. The maker of Eegah and The Sadist does it again with this motorcycle riding movie that could loosely be called a musical.