Friday, August 31, 2012

Thrilling Friday Serials: "Batman" - Chapter 2: "The Bat's Cave"

A deadly battle with thieves leaves Batman plummeting to earth from the roof of a tall building as "Batman" continues -- Chapter 2: "The Bat's Cave."


Thursday, August 30, 2012

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Library of the Lost: "The Canterville Ghost" by Oscar Wilde

Sir Simon, the ghost of Canterville Chase encounters the modern world when the Otis family moves in and resists his elaborate hauntings.  First published in 1906.

Here in multiple formats is "The Canterville Ghost" by Oscar Wilde from ManyBooks.net.

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Sunday Night at the Movies: "The Black Scorpion" (1957)

A volcanic eruption releases giant scorpions onto Mexico City in this 1957 horror film starring Richard Denning and Mara Corday.


Thursday, August 23, 2012

Old Time Radio Thursdays: Lux Radio Theatre presents "The Scarlet Pimpernel"

"The Robin Hood of the Reign of Terror" is presented by the Lux Radio Theatre in "The Scarlet Pimpernel" starring Leslie Howard and Olivia DeHaviland, first broadcast on December 12th, 1938.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Library of the Lost: "Arsene Lupin vs. Herlock Sholmes" by Maurice LeBlanc

Gentleman burglar Arsene Lupin matches wits with a famous English detective (whose name has been changed to avoid embarassment) in this two stories from the pen of Maurice LeBlanc. (1910)

Here in multiple formats is "Arsene Lupin vs. Herlock Sholmes" by Maurice LeBlanc from ManyBooks.net.

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Sunday Night at the Movies: "4D Man" (1959) starring Robert Lansing

Scientist Scott Nelson discovers he can pass from solid objects but this new power ages his at an accelerated rate.  To stay alive he must steal the life force of others.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Old Time Radio Thursdays: "Poppy" starring W. C. Fields

Poppy, daughter of carny barker, Eustice P. McGargle (Fields) falls in love with the mayor's son while her father tries to relieve the rubes of a fortune in Lux Radio Theatre's version of "Poppy," first broadcast on March 7th, 1938.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Library of the Lost: "Arsène Lupin" by Maurice LeBlanc

This collection of stories recounts the adventures of one of history's famous "gentleman" thieves,
Arsene Lupin by Maurice LeBlanc. (Japanese hero Lupin III by Monkeypunch is intended to be a direct descendant.)

Here in multiple formats is "Arsene Lupin" by Maurice LeBlanc from ManyBooks.net.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Sunday Night at the Movies: Mr. Moto in "Danger Island" (1939)

John P. Marquand's famous Japanese secret agent battles diamond smugglers in Puerto Rico in this 1939 film starring Peter Lorre.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Saturday Morning Cartoons: "How A Mosquito Operates" (1912)









Friday, August 10, 2012

Friday Favorites from Movie Buffs & American Retro









Thrilling Friday Serials: "King of the Rocketmen" - Chapter 11: "Secret of Dr. Vulcan!"

Vulcan has trapped Jeff in a speeding remote-controlled taxi as "King of the Rocketmen" continues with Chapter 11 - "Secret of Dr. Vulcan!"








Thursday, August 9, 2012

Old Time Radio Thursdays: Lux Radio Theatre - "Captain Blood"

To accompany the "Library of the Lost" ebook selection, "Captain Blood" by Rafael Sabatini here's Lux Radio Theatre's adaptation starring Errol Flynn, Olivia DeHaviland, and Basil Rathbone.  First broadcast on February 22, 1937.








Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Trailer Wednesdays: "Grabbers" (2012)










Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Library of the Lost: "Captain Blood" by Rafael Sabatini

Convicted of treason and sentenced to slavery Doctor Peter Blood escapes and becomes a pirate captain to clear his name and exact his revenge. No one writes a better pirate novel than Rafael Sabatini. First published in 1922.

Here in multiple formats is "Captain Blood" by Rafael Sabatini from ManyBooks.net.







Monday, August 6, 2012

MST3K Mondays: "Why Study Industrial Arts"










Sunday, August 5, 2012

Sunday Night at the Movies: "The Big Steal" (1949)


When Lieutenant Duke Halliday is robbed of a $300k payroll, his superiors suspect he may have committed the crime.  With no other option Halliday attempts to track down the thief himself.  Starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, and William Bendix and directed by Don Siegel.








Saturday, August 4, 2012

Saturday Morning Cartoons: "The Sinking of the Lusitania" (1918)










Friday, August 3, 2012

Friday Favorites: Cool Stuff from American Retro & Movie Buffs






Thrilling Friday Serials: "King of the Rocketmen" - Chapter 10: "The Deadly Fog!"

Rocket Man attempts to retrieve to Decimator, not knowing Dirken has laid a deadly trap in "King of the Rocketmen" - Chapter 10: "The Deadly Fog!"








Thursday, August 2, 2012

Old Time Radio Thursdays: Lux Radio Theatre presents "Seven Keys to Baldpate"

Jack Benny and Mary Livingston star in a specially-tailored George M. Cohan adaptation of Earl Derr Biggers' "Seven Keys to Baldpate."








New - Doctor Who Series 7 Trailer!






Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Trailer Wednesdays: "Son of Sardaar" (2012)