Category Archives: Movie Matinee

Movie Matinee – The Burglar

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

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Be Kind – Please Rewind

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!

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The Original Animal House

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

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A Lady Cabbie and George Sanders’ Brother

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

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Look-Out Sister!

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

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Bud Cort Digs Soft Buttery Spread

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!

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Dragnet into Darkness

Recognize the fellow on the right? Is that everybody’s favorite science officer from Vulcan? Or is it his evil, alternate universe doppelgänger from Mirror, Mirror? What’s he doing on Earth circa 1954? Is the guy on the left one of … Continue reading

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