o/t: Todd Mason’s Overlooked A’V: Films, Television, Radio and more

And again the invaluable weekly roundup from Todd Mason of the Sweet Freedom blog. Click HERE for all the individual links.

  • Anne Billson: Russ Meyer (some NSFW imagery, oddly enough)
  • Anonymous: The Earrings of Madame de…; The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
  • Bhob Stewart: Saul Bass and Alfred Hitchcock; Alfred Hitchcock’s kitchen, Castle of Frankenstein and TV Guide
  • The Big Broadcast: 29 May 2016
    7:00 Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
    The Lone Wolf Matter (05/21/61) (CBS) (22:28)
    7:23 Gracie Allen for President (1940)
    7:30 Dragnet
    The Big Try (09/21/54) (NBC) (24:55)
    8:00 Gunsmoke
    Another Man’s Poison (09/29/57) (AFRS) (19:52)
    8:30 Our Miss Brooks
    Boynton’s Barbecue (05/07/50) (CBS) (28:21)
    9:00 Halls of Ivy
    Adoption (10/03/51)(NBC)(27:15)
    9:30 Presenting Charles Boyer
    Adventure With A Slide Rule Blonde (07/04/50) (NBC) (28:43)
    10:00 Lux Radio Theater
    This Land Is Mine (04/24/44) (CBS) (57:39)
  • Bill Crider: Vibes [trailer]
  • B. V. Lawson: Media Murder
  • Comedy Film Nerds: Greg Proops
  • Cult TV: The Avengers: “Diamond Cut Diamond”
  • David Vineyard: House of the Arrow
  • Elgin Bleecker: Sam Peckinpah directing Zane Grey Theater episodes (and pilots)
  • Elizabeth Foxwell: Diagnosis: Unknown: “A Case of Radiant Wine”; Writing for Television: Conversations with Rod Serling
  • Eric Willis: Lurking Fear
  • George Kelley: The Meddler
  • “Gilligan Newton-John”: Inquisition; The Pit and the Pendulum (1992 film) some NSFW imagery
  • How Did This Get Made?: The Avengers (1998 film based loosely on the tv series); interview with Mel Brooks
  • Iba Dawson: Tribeca 2016
  • Ivan G. Shreve, Jr.: The Family Secret; Norris Goff
  • Jack Seabrook: Alfred Hitchcock Presents: “Fatal Figures”
  • Jackie Kashian: Ronnie Karam on Bravo programming
  • Jackie Kashian and Laurie Kilmartin: The Jackie and Laurie Show
  • Jacqueline T. Lynch: The Automat in Film
  • Jake Hinkson: Rural film noir
  • James Clark: Black Hawk Down
  • James Reasoner: Tumbleweeds
  • Janet Varney: Maria Bamford
  • Jerry House: Judge for Yourself; The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: “The April Fool’s Day Adventure”
  • John Grant: Posthumous; Palmdale
  • Jonathan Lewis: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Disney)
  • Karen Hannsberry: Golddiggers of 1933
  • Kelly Robinson: The Callahans and the Murphys
  • Ken Levine: Gary Burghoff on M*A*S*H; spec scripts
  • Kliph Nesteroff: Marshall Brickman
  • Kristina Dijan: The Outriders; Saddle Tramp; The Big Parade; films in April; The Battle at Apache Pass; Five Guns West; The Fiend Who Walked the West; The Outfit; Defiance; Best Seller
  • Laura G: Operation Petticoat; Comrade X; The Wife Takes a Flyer; In Name Only; John Payne; To Be or Not To Be (1942 film); TCM’s Tiffany Vasquez
  • Lindsey: The Hatchet Man
  • Lucy Brown: The Fall
  • Martin Edwards: Pretty Poison [John F. Norris’s review which sparked this one]
  • Marty McKee: Trespass (2011 film); Schizoid; The Mean Season
  • Michael Shonk: US television “upfronts” for the coming season
  • Mitchell Hadley: TV Guide, 31 May 1958; Iowa listings 5 June 1958
  • Neil Gaiman and Audrey Niffenegger (and musical guests)
  • Noel Vera: Peppermint Candy
  • Patricia Abbott: Green Room
  • Patricia Nolan-Hall: A Tiger Walks
  • Peter Rozovsky: The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology
  • Pop My Culture: Quincy Jones (the younger comedian, not the elder musician and producer)
  • Prashant Trikannad: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and Brokeback Mountain
  • Raquel Stecher: Doctor, You’ve Got to Be Kidding
  • Rick: Assault on Precinct 13 (1976); 5 favorite Clint Eastwood films
  • Rod Lott: Bunny the Killer Thing; Holidays; Snakes on a Plane
  • “Rupert Pupkin”: Rich Kids; French Postcards
  • Ruth Kerr: Francis the Talking Mule and its sequels; Reel Infatuation (film crushes) blogathon call for contributions
  • Salome Wilde: Sinister Summer; Touch of Evil
  • Scott A. Cupp: Master of the World
  • Sean MacLachlan: PRC, Producers Releasing Corporation “poverty row” releases (courtesy Bill Crider)
  • Sergio Angelini: Fear is the Key
  • Stacia Jones: Female; God’s Country and the Woman
  • Stephen Bowie: Frank Wood
  • Steve Lewis: Hit Lady; They Met in the Dark
  • Victoria Loomes: Contempt
  • Vienna: Myrna Loy; Burt Kwouk; The Women (1939 film)




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