[PW] Tuesday's Overlooked A/V: films, television, radio and more: 24 May 2016

Todd Mason foxbrick at yahoo.com
Wed May 25 03:08:53 PDT 2016

The weekly roundup of reviews, interviews, and other citations of (often, though not always) underappreciated examples of the dramatic and related arts. 


Anne Billson: Parkland and other JFK assassination films

Anonymous: The Crowd; The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance; The Wind; Three Colors: White

Bhob Stewart: "Terminus"; Carnival of Souls; Baby Doll; "Eyeborg"

The Big Broadcast: 22 May 2016
7:00p Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
The Simple Simon Matter 05/14/61) (22:51)
7:30p Dragnet #265
The Big Cut (09/14/54) (25:07)
8:00p Gunsmoke
Custer (09/15/57) (20:45)
8:30p Mr. and Mrs. Blandings
The New Freeway (11/08/50) (28:46)
9:00p The Halls of Ivy
The Lame Girl and the Hypochondriac (03/12/59) (28:59)
9:30p Phil Harris and Alice Faye
The Television Test (11/06/49) (29:29)
10:00p Screen Guild Theater
Bachelor Mother (03/08/51) (55:48)

Bill Crider: Charade (1963 film)[trailer]

"BNoirDetour": Kay Francis and Walter Huston, 1931-1950

B. V. Lawson: Media Murder

Comedy Film Nerds: Jay Larson; Tim Bennett

Cult TV: The Avengers: "The Radioactive Man"

Dan Stumpf: Station West

David Vineyard: Panic in Year Zero!

Elizabeth Foxwell: Four Star Playhouse: "Night Ride"

George Kelley: Sing Street

Gilligan Newton-John: Swedish Wildcats; What the Swedish Butler Saw (NSFW imagery)

How Did This Get Made?: Hell Comes to Frogtown; SolarBabies

Iba Dawson: Love and Friendship

Ivan G. Shreve, Jr.: Too Late for Tears; Ruthless; The Family Secret; Dick Powell in Richard Diamond, Private Detective and other radio

Jackie Kashian: Gina Devivo

Jackie Kashian and Laurie Kilmartin: The Jackie and Laurie Show

Jacqueline T. Lynch: Cinevent

Jake Hinkson: Too Late for Tears

James Reasoner: Escape from Fort Bravo

Janet Varney: Amber Tozer

Jerry House: Love from a Stranger (aka A Night of Terror); The Jack Benny Program: "Jack Hires Rochester"; TEDx Talks: "Growing Up in STEM as a Girl: Cassidy Williams"

Jim Knipfel: Kiss Me Deadly

John Grant: Seven Thunders; The Young Don't Cry; Operation Diplomat

Jonathan Lewis: Crush the Skull

Karen Hannsberry: Great Villains!

Kelley Robinson: "How It Feels to be Run Over"

Ken Levine: Mary and the Chicago Post

Kliph Nesteroff: The Mike Douglas Show: "Minnie Pearl and Anissa Jones", 1969

Kristina Dijan: The Man from Laramie; Pleasure Cruise; Double Harness; 3 Joel McCrea westerns; another 3 Joel McCrea westerns; Great Villains!

Laura G: The Private Affairs of Bel Ami; Woman on the Run; Susan Slept Here; The Florodora Girl; Haunted Honeymoon

Lindsey: Walk the Dark Street

Lucy Brown: Case Histories

Martin Edwards: Julia's Eyes; Phoenix; Marcella; CrimeFest 2016

Marty McKee: Trial by Terror; Bounty Killer

Mitchell Hadley: TV Guide, Dallas/Ft. Worth, 1 June 1956

Noel Vera: The Heavens Indivisible

Patricia Abbott: Sunset Song

Patricia Nolan-Hall: Maverick: "Shady Deal at Sunny Acres"

Paul D. Brazill: contra carrying on with Carry On...

Peter Rozovsky: CrimeFest 2016

Pop My Culture: Rick Overton

Raquel Stecher: Anne of Green Gables (1934 film)

Rick: 23 Paces to Baker Street; Signpost to Murder

Rod Lott: Nature Girl and the Slaver; Snakes on a Plane; 4 recent psychopath films; My Amityville Horror; The Boy

"Rupert Pupkin": Manhunter

Ruth Kerr: Great Villains!; Touch of Evil

Sam Juliano: The King and I (stage)

Scott A. Cupp: Fathom

Sergio Angelini: Strait-Jacket

Stacia Jones: Candy: Try and Get Me! (aka The Sound of Fury); Dolemite

Stephen Baxter: Meg Mundy

Stephen Gallagher: Festival of Fantastic Films

Steve Lewis: The Dakotas: "A Man Called Ragan"

Victoria Loomes: My Fair Lady

Vienna: The Ice Follies of 1939

--Todd Mason

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