o/t: Todd Mason’s Overlooked A/V, Films and More

Once more, Todd’s handy guide to what’s going on in the blogosphere. Click HERE to find yourself magically transported to Todd’s Sweet Freedom blog, where you’ll find all the individual links.

  • Anne Billson: Ten Deranged French Film Actress Performances; Rash-Inducing Titles
  • Anonymous: Journey to Italy; Sabrina (1954 film); The Exterminating Angel; My Night at Maud’s
  • Bhob Stewart: “Debris”; “Art of The Man Inside”; “Halucii”
  • The Big Broadcast: 8 May 2016
    07:00p Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
    02/05/61 #726 The Who’s Who Matter (CBS) (21:30)
    07:30p Dragnet
    08/24/54 #262 Big Shock (NBC) (25:16)
    08:00p Gunsmoke
    09/01/57 #282 Jobe’s Son (CBS) (24:36)
    08:30p The Fat Man
    10/03/47 A Window for Murder (Norwich) (ABC) (29:36)
    09:00p The Halls of Ivy
    05/31/50 #22 The Sexton Award (Schlitz Beer) (NBC) (29:30)
    09:30p Mr. Keen,Tracer of Lost Persons
    08/10/51 The Abandoned Well Murder Case (Anacin/RCA Victor) (NBC) (27:58)
    10:00p NBC University Theater
    01/09/49 The Grapes Of Wrath by John Steinbeck w/Jane Darwell (Sus.) (NBC) (59:48)
  • Bill Crider: Norwood [trailer] [theme]
  • BNoirDetour: Jeopardy (1953 film); weekly screening roundup
  • Brian Busby: The Wild Olive
  • B. V. Lawson: Media Murder; and another
  • Comedy Film Nerds: Stephen Kramer Glickman (discussion of the new film Mother’s Day particularly amusing)
  • Cult TV: Tightrope [Tightrope magazine and its stablemates.]
  • Cynthia Fuchs: The 5th Wave
  • Dan Stumpf: Cry Danger
  • David Vineyard: Twenty Plus Two
  • Deb Pfeiffer: Al Jaffee on the genesis and art of the Mad “fold-in”
  • Elizabeth Foxwell: Ghost Story: “Alter Ego” (D. C. Fontana adapting Stanley Ellin’s story); “True Crime” at USC Library
  • Francis M. Nevins: Guy Hamilton, Shirley Eaton, Man in the Middle
  • Gary Dobbs: the best true-crime podcasts
  • George Kelley: Dirty Dancing: The Musical (stage)
  • Gilligan Newton-John: Blood Rage; Anguish (an NSFW image or so)
  • Iba Dawson: Tribeca 2016: Documentaries
  • Ivan G. Shreve, Jr.: Ruthless
  • J. Kingston Pierce: William Schallert
  • Jack Seabrook: Alfred Hitchcock Presents: “The Equalizer”
  • Jackie Kashian: Dash Kwiatkowski on Superman, Green Lantern and other DC characters
  • Jackie Kashian and Laurie Kilmartin: The Jackie and Laurie Show
  • Jacqueline T. Lynch: TCM Classic Film Festival 2016
  • James Reasoner: Purgatory (1999 telefilm)
  • Janet Varney: The JV Club
  • Jerry House: The Ghosts of the Canyon
  • John Grant: Key Lime Pie; Too Late for Tears
  • Jonathan Lewis: Rawhide; Miami Vice: “Heart of Darkness”
  • Karen Hannsberry: Double Harness
  • Kate Laity: “Fur Baby”
  • Kelly Robinson: Waxworks
  • Ken Levine: 11.22.63
  • Kliph Nesteroff: Love, American Style: “Love and the Fur Coat”
  • Kristina Dijan: TCM Classic Film Festival 2016; TCM Side Trips; Elliott Gould and The Long Goodbye; A House Divided; Private Property
  • Laura G: TCM Classic Film Festival 2016; Too Late for Tears; The First Hundred Years; A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • Lindsey: Baby Face Harrington
  • Lucy Brown: Mrs. Biggs
  • Martin Edwards: Eric Ambler at the British Library; Words in the Square
  • Marty McKee: Take a Hard Ride; First Blood
  • Mitchell Hadley: 17 May 1958: TV Guide coverage
  • Noel Vera: The Spiral Staircase
  • Patricia Abbott: Baby Face; Hangmen
  • Patricia Nolan-Hall: The Comedy of Terrors
  • Paul Brazill: Grace of My Heart
  • Prashant Trikannad: Green Zone
  • Raquel Stecher: TCM Classic Film Festival 2016
  • Rick: Bill Bixby; Roberta Shore; Jacqueline Scott; Death Valley Days
  • Rod Lott: Survive!; Crocodile (1979); Jeff Kirschner on (slightly) odd movie murder methods; Blind Fist of Bruce
  • Ruth Kerr: Lessons in the Dark
  • Sam Juliano: Dheepan
  • Sergio Angelini: The Edgar Wallace Mysteries: “The Clue of the New Pin”
  • Stacia Jones: The Perfume of the Lady in Black; The Man and the Moment; Dead Pigeon on Beethoven Street; Suspicion
  • Stephen Bowie: The 91st Day (1963 made-for-NET telefilm)
  • Stephen Gallagher: Danger Man (and Man in a Suitcase)
  • Steve Lewis: Land Raiders
  • Steve Q: Underrated film in 1986
  • Todd Mason: 1950s/early 1960s jazz performance television series in the US and UK
  • Ty Templeton: Top Ten Catwomen
  • Victoria Loomes: Brando and Kazan
  • Vienna: Arsenic and Old Lace: stage and screen

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