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

Yet another edition of the excellent Todd Mason’s useful roundup from the titans of the blogosphere. Click HERE to be transported through cyberspace to Todd’s Sweet Freedom site, where you’ll find the individual links to all the articles.

  • Allison Meier (courtesy A. J. Jacobs and Art Lortie:) “Fantastic Worlds: Science and Fiction 1780 to 1910”
  • Anne Billson: considering six actors: Cage, Depp, Aniston, Johansson, Keanu Reeves, Branaugh
  • Anonymous: One, Two, Three; Copenhagen; In Bruges
  • Bhob Stewart: “The Lottery” (and why it wasn’t originally distributed to public tv stations in the US)
  • The Big Broadcast: 5 July 2016
    7:00 Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
    The Rat Pack Matter (04/23/61)(22:44)
    7:30 Dragnet
    The Great Bible (09/28/54)(26:33)
    8:00 Gunsmoke
    The Rooks (10/06/57)(19:08)
    8:30 Burns and Allen
    Kansas City’s Favorite Singer (06/06/44)(21:06)
    9:00 The Halls of Ivy
    The Goya Bequest (01/24/51)(27:29)
    9:30 Richard Diamond
    Mr. Victor’s Daughter (01/15/50)(29:00)
    10:00 LuxDavid Cramner Radio Theater
    Dodsworth (10/04/37)(56:38)
    [interview with Sidney Howard from 04/12/37]
  • Bill Crider: The Truth About Charlie [trailer]; MeTV: Lost Television
  • B. V. Lawson: Media Murder
  • Col/Colman: The Disappearance of Alice Creed and other capsule reviews
  • Comedy Film Nerds: X-Men: Apocalypse spoiler-laden discussion
  • Cullen Gallagher: Five Guns to Tombstone
  • Cult TV: The Avengers: “Crescent Moon”
  • Dan Stumpf: Seven Thieves
  • David Cramner: More 21st Century Westerns; 21st Century Westerns
  • David Vineyard: 8o,000 Suspects
  • Doug Loves Movies: Sarah Shahi (and her son, Wolf), Andree Vermeulen, Jared Watson
  • Duane Porter: Best films of 2015
  • Elgin Bleecker: Broadchurch
  • Elizabeth Foxwell: Gangster Story
  • George Kelley: Doctor Thorne
  • “Gilligan Newton-John”: [The Man from U*N*C*L*E:] The Spy in the Green Hat; Spy Today, Die Tomorrow (an image of a whole lot of Janet Leigh’s leg and similar might get some sensitive office attention)
  • How Did This Get Made?: Runaway
  • Iba Dawson: High-Rise
  • Ivan G. Shreve, Jr.: The Seas Beneath; Rosa Rio
  • Jackie Kashian: Erin Judge on Sex in the City
  • Jackie Kashian and Laurie Kilmartin: The Jackie and Laurie Show
  • Jacqueline T. Lynch: John Greco
  • James McCormick: Underrated films, 1986
  • James Reasoner: Goon
  • Janet Varney: The JV Club: 200th episode with April Richardson
  • Jerry House: Newhart; Donovan Livingston speaking at Harvard University 2016 convocation; Fort Apache (1949 radio series)
  • John Bennett: The Neon Demon
  • John Grant: Secret of the Red Orchid (aka…); Palmdale; Pretty Poison (1996 telefilm); Posthumous
  • Jonathan Lewis: Allegheny Uprising; Angel Unchained
  • Jordan Krug: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly unseen footage (courtesy Jeff Segal)
  • K. A. Laity: Love and Friendship; Frances Walker at the McManus
  • Karen Hannsberry: Dinner at Eight
  • Ken Levine: Baggage
  • Kliph Nesteroff: As Caesar Sees It; Late Night with David Letterman with Mel Blanc and Hunter S. Thompson
  • Kristina Dijan: Whiplash; The System; May Film Diary; Emma (1932 film); Breaking Away
  • Laura G.: Gambling on the High Seas; A Night of Adventure; China Sky; Seven Miles from Alcatraz; Rosalind Russell; Madame Tussaud’s Hollywood Wax Museum; Bulldog Drummond; Calling Bulldog Drummond; A House Divided
  • Lindsey: We Were Strangers; A Cold Wind in August; M (1931 film)
  • Lucy Brown: Carnival Boat
  • Martin Edwards: Eden Lake
  • Marty McKee: Trespass (2011 film); The Expert; The Final Girls
  • Mildred Perkins: The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra
  • Mitchell Hadley: TV Guide 2 June 1956; Dallas/Ft. Worth listings
  • Noel Vera: Goodnight Mommy
  • Patricia Abbott: Like Crazy; A Hologram for the King
  • Patricia Nolan-Hall: The Cameraman (starring Buster Keaton; TCM 15 June); Rawhide (1938 film)
  • Pop My Culture: Maurice LaMarche and Rob Paulson at Wondercon
  • Raquel Stecher: Charlie Chan at the Olympics
  • Rick: Inherit the Wind (1960 film)
  • Rod Lott: Winners Tape All; Dangerous Men; Don’t Go in the Woods; Revenge of the Virgins
  • Ruth Kerr: Rocky and boxing and 1970s film
  • Salome Wilde: Night and the City
  • Scott A. Cupp: Gamera the Invincible
  • Sergio Angelini: Blind Terror (aka See No Evil)
  • Stacia Jones: The King and Four Queens; The Private Affairs of Bel Ami; Bulldog Drummond; Calling Bulldog Drummond
  • Stephen Gallagher: Chimera
  • Steve Lewis: The Hypnotic Eye
  • Todd Mason: Abbey Lincoln and Annie Ross: Nothing but a Man; Playboy’s Penthouse: Sunday Night/Night Music
  • excerpts from For Love of Ivy, starring Abbey Lincoln, Sidney Poitier, Beau Bridges:
  • TV Obscurities: Eye Witness (1947 tv series)
  • Tyler Harris: Ingmar Bergman’s 11 favorite films (1994) (courtesy Jeff Segal)
  • Victoria Loomes: Boccaccio ’70
  • Vienna: Vivien Leigh exhibition


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