Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Tuesday's Overlooked A/V: the links to reviews, interviews and more (accidentally fortnightly edition)--new links

Universal's 1931 Spanish-language production, Drácula 

Profound apologies to all you readers and all the contributors to this usually weekly roundelay; circumstances got beyond control, including quite a nasty head cold, last week and so the delay and combination of last week's and this week's adventures in audio/visual materials that the reviewers think need at least another look (or, occasionally, actually deserve obscurity); thanks as always to everyone, and please let me know if I've missed your or someone else's notable posts.  Todd Mason, who notes we have two takes each on The Danny Kaye Show and Octopussy in this group...

Allan Mott: Robert Downey's Up the Academy

Anne Billson: Dreams in films; the Rise and Fall of Westerns

Anonymous: Sullivan's Travels; I Married a Witch; Call Northside 777; All About EveHold Back the Dawn

Bhob Stewart: "Tower Bawher"; KUSP Xero discussion; The Dick Cavett Show: the death of Alexander Wolcott; David Lynch...

The Big Broadcast: 8 November 2015

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    06/07/59 #642 Wayward Heiress Matter (CBS) (18:20)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    03/16/54 #239 Big Rod (NBC) (26:30)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    01/05/57 #248 Devil's Hindmost (CBS/AFRS) (23:44)
  • 08:30p Sam Spade
    07/10/49 #159 The Queen Bee Caper (Wildroot Cream Oil) (CBS) (28:18)
  • 09:00p Sherlock Holmes
    12/10/45 #196 A Scandal in Bohemia (Petri Wine) (MBS) (29:52)
  • 09:30p Dimension X
    07/14/50 #15 The Man in the Moon (Wheaties) (NBC) (29:46)
  • 10:00p Lux Radio Theater
    06/11/45 Murder My Sweet (Lux) (CBS) (59:26)
Bill Crider: Fort Ti  [the film]Ride the Wild Surf [trailer] [theme song]

Brian Arnold: No Man's Land

B. V. Lawson: Media Murder; and the previous week's

Colin: I Walked with a Zombie

Comedy Film Nerds: favorite horror films/Shriekfest; Horror Nights at Universal Studios, etc.; John Matta

Cullen Gallagher: The Cat Girl

Cynthia Fuchs: Heart of a Dog; Brooklyn; Romeo is Bleeding; Our Brand is Crisis

Dan Stumpf: The Neanderthal Man; The Spider Woman Strikes Back; The Creature with the Atom Brain; 

David Vineyard: Bloodsuckers

Dorian Bartolucci: Agnes Moorehead

The Take

Elgin Bleecker: The Take

Elizabeth Foxwell: Kid Glove KillerThe Senator was Indiscreet

Evan Lewis: Fallen Angels: "Tomorrow I Die"; The Rebel: "Judgement"; LanceCon 1986

Gary Deane: Vanishing PointGone in Sixty Seconds (1974)

George Kelley: Matilda: the Musical; Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell 

Gilligan Newton-John: Take a Girl Like YouA Guide for the Married Man; The Astro-ZombiesPlanktonGhoulies IV

Iba Dawson: Dracula (the 1931 Universal Anglophone and Hispanophone versions); You Must Remember This (the podcast)


Ivan G. Shreve, Jr.: Seven Angry Men; Greased Lightning; Dementia (1955 film); The Don Rickles TV Specials: 2; The Great American Dream MachineThe Danny Kaye Show; Universal's Sherlock Holmes films

J. Kingston Pierce: Shaft

Jackie Kashian: The Lord of the Rings v. Harry Potter in film; Wil Wheaton; Ryan Stout

Jacqueline T. Lynch: Zasu Pitts

James Clark: Army of Shadows 

James Reasoner: Tarantula; Jupiter Ascending

Janet Varney: Mary Holland

Jeff Segal: HalloweenvilleTrick 'r Treat; Lambertville, NJ, Hallowe'en celebration

Jerry House: Sunset Murder Case; Li'l Abner (1940 film)

John Grant: Channel Crossing; Borderline (2002 telefilm); Escape from Broadmoor

Jonathan Lewis: Flight to MarsThe Howards of Virginia

John Knight: underrated 1945 films

Julie Czerneda: five films which help me write

Karen Hannsberry: Noirvember: minor Robert Siodmak films; favorite obscure noirs; Gene Tierney

Kate Laity: World Fantasy Convention (barked toe image warning)

Kelly Robinson: Phantom of the Moulin Rouge; Fall of the House of Usher (1928); The Hands of Orlac (1924)The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)

Ken Levine: Table 47; Undateable

Kristina Dijan: Winner Take All; Four Sided Triangle; The Wicked Lady; The Divorcee; Fright Night (1985); Tower of London; The Monolith Monsters    

Laura G: Consolation Marriage; Kansas Territory; I Sell Anything; The Beginning or the End: Bobby Ware is Missing; The Thing (from Another World); Becky Sharp; Norma Shearer; Follow Thru; Never a Dull Moment 

Lucy Brown: Vivacious Lady

Martin Edwards: London Spy and other recent UK tv; The Paradine Case

Marty McKee: Blood Beast of Monster Mountain; Octopussy

Michael Shonk: The Wanderer (1994 television)

Mildred Perkins: [*rec]

Mystery Dave: The Fog (2005 film)

Natalie Zutter:  upcoming sf/fantasy film and tv adaptations

Patricia Nolan-Hall: Kiss of Death; The Son of Monte Cristo

Patti Abbott: The Twilight Zone: "The Lonely" aka "False Love"Leave It to Beaver; what draws you to a film?; Room; The Peanuts Movie

Peter "Stoney" Emshwiller: 56 years old interviewed by 18yo self (courtesy Bill Crider)

Prashant Trikannad: five films: Love Punch; Marmaduke; etc. 

Rebecca: I Bury the Living

Rick: Second Sight: A Love Story; The Danny Kaye Show

Rod Lott: My Name is Modesty; The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi (2005 film); Octopussy; Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter; The Human Centipede III

"Rupert Pupkin": Blue City; Mannequin

Ruth: The Princess and the Pirate   

Sam Juliano: TannhäuserThe Hallows

Sanford Allen: The Sun in Ultra-HD

Scott A. Cupp: Scared to Death; The Castle of Fu Manchu

Sergio Angelini: In the Valley of Elah; 80,000 Suspects

Stacia Jones: Bop Girl Goes Calypso; Mandalay

Stephen Bowie: Leigh Chapman

Steve Lewis: Miami Undercover; Dead to the World; I Was a Teenage Werewolf; Heat of Anger


Sergio (Tipping My Fedora) said...

Such a great collection - thanks for taking the time to compile all of this - and I hope you're feeling better too!

Todd Mason said...

Thanks, Sergio...I am, mostly.

Elgin Bleecker said...

Hey Todd – Thanks for including my post. I knew you’d find it. Great list this week, a lot of it new to me.

Silver Screenings said...

Thanks for The Princess & the Pirate shout-out! :)