[PW] Overlooked A/V: Films, Television, Radio and More: the links to reviews, interviews, and more

Todd Mason foxbrick at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 22 11:05:36 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: 10 Underrated Crime Drama Films from the 1990s

Anonymous: Speedy; Please Give; After the Wedding

Bhob Stewart: "22G"

The Big Broadcast: Juneteenth, 2016
7 p.m. Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
“The Callicles Matter” Parts 1 and 2 (CBS, Original Airdates April 30th and May 1st, 1956)
7:30 p.m. My Favorite Husband
“Knitting Baby Booties” (CBS, Original airdate September 24, 1948)
8 p.m. Gunsmoke
“Man and Boy” (CBS, Original airdate October 27, 1957)
8:30 p.m. The Great Gilder sleeve
“Father's Day Chair” (NBC, Original airdate June 21, 1942)
9 p.m. Dragnet
"Red Light Bandit” (NBC, Original airdate July 14, 1949)
9:30 p.m. The Adventures of Father Brown
“The Three Tools of Death” (Mutual/MBS, Original airdate July 22, 1945)
10 p.m. Lux Radio Theater
“SORELL AND SON” (CBS, Original airdate January 01, 1940)

Bill Crider: Layer Cake [trailer]

B. V. Lawson: Media Murder

Colin McGulgan: Ice Cold in Alex

Comedy Film Nerds: Paul F. Tompkins

Cult TV: The Avengers: "Brought to Book" (mildly NSFW image at top of post)

Cynthia Fuchs: Human Rights Watch Film Festival: Starless Dreams; The Crossing

Dan Stumpf: The White Gorilla

David Cramner: Four Faces West; Monte Walsh; The Grave of Marcus Pauly

Elizabeth Foxwell: Detective Kitty O'Day; Mike Chomko on PulpFest and Argosy artists/illustrators

Eric Hillis: Woman on the Run

George Kelley: Maggie's Plan

Gilbert Colon: Person of Interest

"Gilligan Newton-John": Satan's Blood; Nuda per Satana (NSFW imagery)

Iba Dawson: films v. the books they adapt

Ivan G. Shreve, Jr.: Let Freedom Ring; Crime Classics

Jackie Kashian: Sarah Urling, private detective

Jackie Kashian and Laurie Kilmartin: The Jackie and Laurie Show

Jacqueline T. Lynch: Titanic (1953 film)

James Clark: Life (2015 film)

James Reasoner: The Forbidden Kingdom

Janet Varney: Gary Anthony Williams

Jerry House: The Trail Beyond

Joe Yanick: River's Edge and other underrated films of 1986

John Grant: The Phantom in the House; Key Largo; Salvare la faccia

Jonathan Lewis: Skyjacked

K. A. Laity: Much Ado About Nothing (Dundee Rep, stage)

Karen Hannsberry: Stalag 17

Ken Levine: Difficult People; multi-camera sitcoms; writer credits

Kliph Nesteroff: Rose Marie

Kristina Dijan: The Underworld Story; The Sound of Fury; The Rains Came

Laura G.: Prairie Law; Stage to Chino; James A. FitzPatrick TravelTalks shorts (Volume 1); Key Largo

Lesley Gaspar: Laura

Lindsey: Carnival of Souls; A Woman's Secrets

Lucy Brown: Best of Men

Marty McKee: The Girl Next Door (1978 film); (The FBI:) Cosa Nostra: An Arch Enemy of the FBI

Mildred Perkins: The Jungle Book

Mitchell Hadley: The Rebel; TV Guide, 20 June 1959

Noel Vera: Heneral Luna; 100 Best Filipino Films

Patricia Abbott: Kate and Allie; Weiner

Patricia Nolan-Hall: Dreamboat; Woman's World; The Winslow Boy

Paul D. Brazill: Kes

Rachel Stecher: The Bride Walks Out

Rick: Pride and Prejudice (1940 film)

Rod Lott: The Last Slumber Party; Careful What You Wish For; Natural Born Pranksters (ugly sort of possibly NSFW image)

"Rupert Pupkin": Suture; Return of the Killer Tomatoes

Ruth Kerr: The Conquest of Everest; Reel Infatuation

Salome Wilde: She Couldn't Take It; Scarlet Street

Scott A. Cupp: Wild in the Streets

Sergio Angelini: Campion: "Police at the Funeral"

Stacia Jones: If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium; Gold

Stacie Ponder: The House That Dripped Blood; The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave

Stephen Bowie: Leonard Heideman, murderer, Mission: Impossible producer

Steve Lewis: Calling Dr. Death; Trancers [Bill Crider on Trancers];

Steve Scott: John D. MacDonald on the film industry, 1948 (courtesy Bill Crider)

Theresa Brown: Send Me No Flowers

TV Obscurities: The Mike Wallace Interview

Victoria Loomes: Boccaccio '70

Vienna: Finger of Guilt

--Todd Mason

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