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

Once more, the invaluable weekly roundup; as Todd says, “Olivia de Havilland gets some extra attention this week.” Click HERE to be whisked off to Todd’s Sweet Freedom site for the individual links.

  • Allan Fish and Bob Clark: Heaven’s Gate
  • Anne Billson: Inception and 8 films with better dream sequences (a NSFW image or so…where Mia Farrow’s exposed rump might qualify)
  • Bhob Stewart: Cassini Mission true-color imagery of Saturn
  • The Big Broadcast: 3 July 2016
    7 p.m. Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
    “The Calicles Matter” Part 5 (CBS, Original airdate May 4, 1956)*
    Yours Truly Johnny Dollar
    “The McCormack Matter” Part 1 (CBS, Original airdate October 3, 1955)*
    7:30 p.m. Calling All Cars
    “July Fourth in a Radio Car” (CBS, Original airdate July 4, 1934)*
    8 p.m. Gunsmoke
    “Gun Shy” (CBS, Original airdate November 10, 1957)*
    FDR Independence Day address
    (Original airdate July 4, 1941)
    8:30 p.m. The Pursuit Of Happiness
    (CBS, Original airdate November 5, 1939)
    9 p.m. You Are There: “Philadelphia, July 4, 1776”
    (CBS, Original airdate March 3, 1948)
    9:30 p.m. The Cavalcade Of America
    “Listen To The People” (NBC, Original airdate July 5, 1943)
    10 p.m. “Options” The 4th of July with Ed Walker
    (NPR, Original airdate July 4, 1978)
  • Bill Crider: Superman Returns [trailer]; July 4th gatherings
  • B. V. Lawson: Media Murder
  • Classic Movie Salon: Night and the City (1950 film)
  • Colin McGulgan: The Revengers
  • Comedy Film Nerds: Stephen Kramer Glickman on 1990s fantasy films
  • Cult TV: Survivors (UK television, 1970s)
  • Cynthia Fuchs: The Fits; The Purge: Election Day
  • David Cramner: Junior Bonner; The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
  • David Vineyard: Appointment with Danger
  • Elgin Bleecker: “Old Glory”
  • Elizabeth Foxwell: Producer’s Showcase: “The Petrified Forest” (1955 US television…with Bogart, Bacall, Henry Fonda, Jack Klugman, Jack Warden, Richard Jaeckel…and Natalie Schafer…)
  • Eric Hillis: The Swinging Cheerleaders; Suture
  • Gary Deane: Fugitive Lady (aka La strada buie); Nightmare in Chicago (one possibly NSFW image in this post)
  • George Kelley: Weiner
  • “Gilligan Newton-John”: The Silencers
  • Iba Dawson: The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Ivan G. Shreve, Jr.: The Aldrich Family
  • Jackie Kashian: Wil Anderson on cricket
  • Jackie Kashian and Laurie Kilmartin: The Jackie and Laurie Show
  • Jacqueline T. Lynch: Olivia de Havilland
  • Jake Hinkson: The Student Nurses
  • James Clark: Dressed to Kill
  • James Reasoner: Cimarron
  • Janet Varney: Chris Tallman; Mark McConville
  • Jerry House: The Other Guys
  • John Grant: The Villiers Diamond; Varastettu Kuolema (aka Stolen Death); The Third Visitor
  • John Scoleri: Dark Shadows Before I Die: the episodes reviewed
  • Jonathan Lewis: Bad Blood; The Golden Salamander
  • Karen Hannsberry: Private Lives
  • Ken Levine: BrainDead; should sitcoms have studio audiences?
  • Kliph Nesteroff: Don’t Worry, We’ll Think of a Title
  • Kristina Dijan: Tell It to the Marines; June film diary
  • Laura G: Utah Blaine; Kirk Douglas; Appointment with Crime; Remember?; The End of Summer; Topeka; How to Train Your Dragon; October on TCM; The Italian Job (2003); The Fast and the Furious (2001); The Bourne Identity; RED; Olivia de Havilland; July TCM; The Girl of the Golden West
  • Lesley Gaspar: Trouble in Paradise; Beauty and the Boss
  • Lindsey: The Life of the Party
  • Lucy Brown: Life of Crime
  • Martin Edwards: The Murderer Lives at Number 21
  • Marty McKee: The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974 film); The Condemned 2; Big Trouble in Little China; Marauders
  • Mildred Perkins: The Last Days on Mars
  • Mitchell Hadley: TV Guide, 7 July 1977; Atlanta tv listings, 6 July 1977
  • Noel Vera: The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek; Ordet
  • Patricia Abbott: Favorite musicals; The Knack…and How to Get It; Stratford Festival
  • Patricia Nolan-Hall: The Male Animal; About Mrs. Lester
  • Paul D. Brazill: The Hitch-Hiker
  • Randy Johnson: Panama Lady
  • Raquel Stecher: Douglas Fairbanks, Sr.
  • Rick: Steel Collar Man; The Lost World (1960 film)
  • Rod Lott: Endless Descent; Mortuary; Monsterland
  • Ron Scheer: The Legend of the Reno Brothers
  • Rudie Obias: 9 films meant to be sequels, but… (courtesy Bill Crider)
  • Ruth Kerr: The Snake Pit
  • Salome Wilde: House on the Hill; House by Telegraph River; Googie Withers; The Dark Mirror; High Anxiety
  • Scott A. Cupp: Quatermass and the Pit (1958 television serial; 1967 film, aka Five Million Years to Earth)
  • Scott/Married with Clickers: underrated films from 1976
  • Stacia Jones: The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974 film)
  • Stacie Ponder: April Fool’s Day (1986 film)
  • Stephen Bowie: Coronet Blue
  • Television Obscurities: the lowest-rated US tv primetime series: 21-27 December 1987
  • Theresa Brown: Director-Actor collaborations, a blogathon
  • Troy Balmyer: The Disappearance (French television)
  • Tynan: Red River; The Hunt; The Verdict; Day for Night; Philomena; Girl Shy
  • Victoria Loomes: Last Year in Marienbad
  • Vienna: Too Late for Tears


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