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Usually we all have a good laugh at the way authors, illustrators and filmmakers of the past imagined the future. It’s usually little men from Mars or silver needle spaceships or hulking automatons serving sinister masters. That isn’t the case … Continue reading
Today, thanks to the Internet Archive, I am offering up Baby Face from 1933 featuring the incomparable Barbara Stanwyck in a torrid, pre-code melodrama that IMDB describes as: A young woman, sexually exploited all her life, decides to turn the … Continue reading
I thought I knew every movie shot in my hometown of Philadelphia, but I have to admit I never heard of The Burglar (1957). Strangely enough, I read about it in a comic book which set me off on a … Continue reading
Sometimes I have a great notion, and a lot of times I have merely middling notions. It was while pursuing one of these middling notions that I came across a treasure trove!
See if this sounds familiar: In a college town circa 1962 a group of students carouse from bar to bar, falling in and out of bed with coeds as well as married women and culminating in a prank that has … Continue reading
Here’s another satisfying but forgotten mystery movie the likes of which used to play regularly at local movie houses when there were local movie houses. Eventually films like this would pad out the schedules of local UHF channels to be … Continue reading
This is a fascinating curio from the late 1940s that I discovered on the Internet Archive channel on my Roku box. It’s a low budget Western featuring an all black cast and starring The King of the Jukebox — Louis … Continue reading
Before he was running around with Minnie Castevet, Bud Cort was shilling soft buttery spread. Take a look! …and if you have difficulty viewing it, head over to the Internet Archive for a streaming or downloadable version!