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

Another week, another dollar (or not, as the case might be: a publisher is being slow to pay me), and here’s the latest installment of Todd Mason’s invariably useful set of compilations of the best movie writings around the blogosphere. Click HERE[*] to venture through space and time to Todd’s Sweet Freedom blog, where you’ll find all the individual links.

  • Anne Billson: Top Ten (and Next Ten) Trippy Films; The White Ribbon
  • Anonymous: Stage Door Canteen
  • Bhob Stewart: Carts of Darkness; NASA TV; the American Newspaper Repository
  • The Big Broadcast: 15 May 2015
  • 7:00p Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
    The Two’s A Crowd Matter (03/26/61)(CBS)(21:50)
    7:30 Dragnet
    The Big Trunk (NBC) (25:22)
    8:00 Gunsmoke
    Child Labor (09/15/57)(AFRS)(20:45)
    8:30 Richard Diamond
    The Betty Moran Case (NBC) (05/29/49)(29:21)
    9:00 The Halls of Ivy
    Faculty Raffle (NBC)(06/28/50)(28:09)
    9:30 Father Knows Best
    Too Many Problems (NBC) (11/02/50) (29:23)
    10:00 Lux Radio Theater
    My Man Godfrey (CBS)(05/09/38) (55:47)
  • Bill Crider: Trancers [trailer]
  • BNoirDetour: Five Desert Island Films; Five Noir Desert Island Films
  • B.V. Lawson: Media Murder
  • Comedy Film Nerds: Josh Wolf; Jackie Kashian with spoiler-laden discussion of Captain America: Civil War
  • Cult TV: A Game of Murder
  • Dan Stumpf: The Sleeping Car Murders
  • Elizabeth Foxwell: Suspicion: “Fraction of a Second” (w/Bette Davis); “Journeys West and Beyond”
  • George Kelley: Splash
  • Gilligan Newton-John: TV Guide, 26 Feb-4 Mar 1977
  • Iba Dawson: TCM Film Fest 2016
  • J. Kingston Pierce: Drew
  • Jack Seabrook: Alfred Hitchcock Presents: “Guest for Breakfast”
  • Jackie Kashian: Moon Zappa
  • Jackie Kashian and Laurie Kilmartin: The Jackie and Laurie Show
  • Jacqueline T. Lynch: I Want You
  • James Reasoner: Babylon A. D.
  • James Scott: The Counselor
  • Janet Varney: Eliza Skinner
  • Jerry House: Sydney Greenstreet
  • Joe Grabinsky: underrated film, 1986
  • John Grant: La Casa del Angel; Seven Thunders (vt The Beasts of Marseilles); Mysteria
  • Jonathan Lewis: Dark Night of the Scarecrow
  • Karen Hannsberry: Five Desert Island Films; Great Villains
  • Ken Levine: Snobs (with Paget Brewster and Kat Dennings)
  • Kliph Nesteroff: The Tomorrow Show: Marcia Womongold and Al Goldstein on porn; discussion of Andy Kaufman
  • Kristina Dijan: One Potato, Two Potato; Repeat Performance; Law and Order (1932 film); Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back; Woman of Straw; Victim; Sapphire; Great Villains
  • “Laura G”: TCM Classic Film Festival 2016; Valley of the Kings; He Ran All the Way; Yellow Jack; Shadow on the Wall; Try and Get Me!
  • “Lindsey”: Coquette
  • Lucy Brown: Leaving
  • Martin Edwards: Wrexham Library Murder Mystery and more
  • Marty McKee: Tank; Scorchy
  • Mitchell Hadley: TV Guide, 19 May 1962; full schedule, 19 May, for Eastern New England stations
  • Noel Vera: Paradise Inn
  • Patricia Abbott: Nobody’s Fool
  • Patricia Nolan-Hall: Armored Car Robbery
  • Paul D. Brazill: Choose Me
  • Raquel Stecher: TCM Classic Film Festival 2016
  • “Rick”: 5 Desert Island Films; Rick’s 5 films; British television detectives
  • Ruth Kerr: Great Villains
  • Scott Cupp: Tarzan and the Trappers
  • Sergio Angelini: Trois Chambres à Manhattan; The Other Simenon: “Three Beds in Manhattan”
  • Stacia Jones: Pressure Point; Hitch Hike (1977 film)
  • Stephen Bowie: David Levinson
  • Stephen Gallagher: Quatermass Conclusion
  • Steve Lewis: The Daughter of Doctor Jekyll
  • Victoria Loomes: Snow White (Disney): Great Villains
  • Vienna: 5 Desert Island Films
  • Walter Albert: King of the Jungle

[*] Once upon a time I could make the whole list a link to the URL. Luckily WordPress has “improved” its software since then, so I can’t do it any more.

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