Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Library of the Lost: "Seven Keys to Baldpate" by Earl Derr Biggers

When writer William Magee retires to the closed-for-the-winter Baldpate Inn to write his novel he discovers that he is not the only occupant of the deserted hotel.  A mystery that's been adapted countless times for the stage, screen, and radio, "Baldpate" is the first novel of Earl Derr Biggers who would later create the famous detective, Charlie Chan.

Here in multiple formats is "Seven Keys to Baldpate" by Earl Derr Biggers from ManyBooks.net.







Monday, July 30, 2012

MST3K Mondays: "Last Clear Chance"










Sunday, July 29, 2012

Sunday Night at the Movies: "T-Men" (1947)

Two Treasury agents go undercover to infiltrate a counterfeiting ring.  Directed by Anthony Mann. Cinematography by John Alton.








Saturday, July 28, 2012

Saturday Morning Cartoons: Popeye the Sailor in "The Hyp-Nut-Tist"










Friday, July 27, 2012

Friday Favorites from American Retro & Movie Buffs



The Tiny Spacegirl! T-Shirt
The Tiny Spacegirl! T-Shirt by AmericanRetro



Lovelorn #5 - Princess of Love Card
Lovelorn #5 - Princess of Love Card by AmericanRetro



Snake People T-Shirt
Snake People T-Shirt by moviebuffs



Indestructible Man iPad Case
Indestructible Man iPad Case by moviebuffs








Thrilling Friday Serials: "King of the Rocketmen" - Chapter 9: "Ten Seconds to Live!"

Rocket man flies to Von Strum and Glenda's rescue and into a deadly hail of bullets as "King of the Rocketmen" continues in Chapter 9 "Ten Seconds to Live!"








Thursday, July 26, 2012

Old Time Radio Thursdays: "X Minus One" - "A Saucer of Loneliness"

A mysterious message from a flying saucer drives a women to attempt suicide in "A Saucer of Loneliness" by Theodore Sturgeon.  First presented by "X Minus One" on January 1, 1957,








Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Trailer Wednesdays: "Eega" (2012)

Murdered by an evil rival, a reincarnated man seeks revenge -- as a housefly.








Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Library of the Lost: "Max Carrados" by Ernest Bramah

This collection of stories first published in 1914 relates the adventures of blind amateur detective Max Carrados, considered a "rival of Sherlock Holmes."

Here in multiple formats is "Max Carrados" by Ernest Bramah from ManyBooks.net.







Monday, July 23, 2012

MST3K Mondays: "What To Do On A Date"










Sunday, July 22, 2012

Sunday Night at the Movies: "The Mole People" (1956)

Archaeologists seeking Noah's ark find a world within our own - "The Mole People."  Stars John Agar and Hugh Beaumont.








Saturday, July 21, 2012

Saturday Morning Cartoons: Popeye the Sailor in "Pleased to Meet Cha!"










Friday, July 20, 2012

Friday Favorites: Cool Stuff from Movie Buffs & American Retro



Angels Hard As They Come Mousepad
Angels Hard As They Come Mousepad by moviebuffs



Gladiators 7 T Shirt
Gladiators 7 T Shirt by moviebuffs



"The Anyweight Champion" Card
The Anyweight Champion Card by AmericanRetro



Death's Bony Hand - Advs into the Unknown T Shirt
Death's Bony Hand - Advs into the Unknown T Shirt by AmericanRetro








Thrilling Friday Serials: "King of the Rocketmen" - Chapter 8: "Suicide Flight!"

Rocket Man, Glenda, and Burt attempt to escape the cave, but the Decimator is bringing it down around them as "King of the Rocketmen" continues with Chapter 8: "Suicide Flight!"








Thursday, July 19, 2012

Old Time Radio Thursdays: "X Minus 1" - "A Pail of Air"

Desperate survivors battle to stay alive after the Earth has been torn away from the Sun by a passing rogue star in Fritz Leiber's "A Pail of Air," first broadcast on February 28, 1956.








Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Trailer Wednesdays: "Stilyagi" (2008)

A love story/musical set in Moscow of the fifties when liking western culture was considered treasonous - "Stilyagi."








Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Library of the Lost: "Pellucidar" by Edgar Rice Burroughs

David Innes discovers a savage world at the center of the Earth in this 1923 fantasy novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Here in multiple formats is "Pellucidar" by Edgar Rice Burroughs from ManyBooks.net.








Monday, July 16, 2012

MST3K Mondays: "Body Care and Grooming"










Sunday, July 15, 2012

Sunday Night at the Movies: "Kronos" (1957)

"Kronos - Ravager of Worlds" crashes to Earth and begins to consume the Earth's energy, growing larger as it does.  A great little scifi film starring Jeff Morrow, Barbara Lawrence, and George O'Hanlon (the voice of George Jetson).








Saturday, July 14, 2012

Saturday Morning Cartoons: Popeye in "What -- No Spinach?"










Friday, July 13, 2012

Friday Favorites: Cool Stuff from Movie Buffs & American Retro




The Incredible Two-Headed Transplant T-Shirt
The Incredible Two-Headed Transplant T-Shirt by moviebuffs






CI: "Adventures in Science" Tee Shirt
CI: "Adventures in Science" Tee Shirt by AmericanRetro



Houdini in Liverpool Mousepad
Houdini in Liverpool Mousepad by AmericanRetro











Thrilling Friday Serials: "King of the Rocketmen" Chapter 7: "Molten Menace!"

Professor Millard flies to Jeff's rescue in the Rocket Man suit as "King of the Rocketmen" continues - Chapter 7: "Molten Menace!"








Thursday, July 12, 2012

Old Time Radio Thursdays: "Suspense" - "Blood Sacrifice"

Based on a short story by Dorothy L. Sayers, "Blood Sacrifice" stars Joseph Cotten as a playwright put in a tight situation after surviving a car accident that has critically injured his leading actor and impresario, Garrick Drury.  First broadcast on March 30, 1950.








Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Trailer Wednesdays: "The Master" (2012)









Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Library of the Lost: "The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu"

Oxford educated scientific genius, the evil Doctor Fu Manchu, made his debut in this book in 1913 (originally titled "The Mystery of Fu Manchu), along with his nemesis, Sir Denis Nayland-Smith, and has remain a figure of villainy (often imitated) for nearly a hundred years.

Here in multiple formats is "The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu" by Sax Rohmer from ManyBooks.net.









Monday, July 9, 2012

Walt Disney presents "I Captured the King of the Leprechauns"




Sunday, July 8, 2012

Sunday Night at the Movies: "The Fly" (1958)


The mysterious death of scientist Andre Delambre (David Hedison) leads his brother Francois (Vincent Price) to uncover a terrible secret in the 1958 horror classic, "The Fly."  Based on the story by George Langelaan and written by James Clavell.













Saturday, July 7, 2012

Saturday Morning Cartoons: Popeye in "Axe Me Another"









Friday, July 6, 2012

Friday Favorites: Cool Stuff from American Retro & Movie Buffs

 
"Co-Ed Brand" T-Shirt
Co-Ed Brand T-Shirt by AmericanRetro



Adventures into the Unknown #67 Mousepad
Adventures into the Unknown #67 Mousepad by AmericanRetro


 
"The Devil's Hand" T-Shirt
The Devil's Hand T-Shirt by moviebuffs








Thrillng Friday Serials: "King of the Rocketmen" Chapter 6: "Mystery of the Rocket Man!"

Glenda lies unconscious in plummeting airplane as "King of the Rocketmen" continues in Chapter 6: "Mystery of the Rocket Man!"








Thursday, July 5, 2012

Old Time Radio Thursdays: "Suspense" - "Early to Death"

Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz star in this story of thieves battling over a buried payroll heist from April 12th, 1951.  (Note: This one has a good deal of static - be warned.)








Wednesday, July 4, 2012

"The Stars & Stripes Forever" presented by The Muppets?

Happy July 4th everyone -











Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Library of the Lost: "The Well at the World's End" by William Morris

Said to have influenced J.R.R. Tolkien and Sinclair Lewis, William Morris' "The Well at World's End" is a fantasy relates the adventures of Ralph of Upmeads, who quests for a magic well that will confer longevity and strength on all who drink from it.  First published in 1896.

Here in multiple formats is "The Well at the World's End" by William Morris from ManyBooks.net.







Monday, July 2, 2012

Walt Disney presents "All About Magic"











Sunday, July 1, 2012

Sunday Night at the Movies: "When Worlds Collide" (1951)

Rogue planets, Bellus and Lyra, are on a collision course towards Earth and humanity's only hope for survival is a desperate cosmic gamble.  Based on the classic science fiction tale by Philip Wylie and Edwin Balmer "When Worlds Collide," and produced by George Pal.