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

Another episode of Todd’s invaluable weekly roundup. Click HERE to be transported to Todd’s Sweet Freedom site for the individual links.

  • Anne Billson: Finding Vivian Maier
  • Bhob Stewart: “Terminus”; Carnival of Souls; Baby Doll; Cassini Mission true-color imagery of Saturn
  • The Big Broadcast: 10 July 2016
  • 7 p.m. Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
    “The McCormack Matter” Part 2 and Part 3 (CBS, Original airdates October 4 and October 5, 1955)
    7:30 p.m. Maxwell House Coffee Time Starring George Burns & Gracie Allen
    “How Jack Benny Became Cheap” (NBC, Original airdate March 31, 1949)
    8 p.m. Gunsmoke
    “Odd Man Out”, episode 276 (CBS, Original airdate November 24, 1957)
    8:30 p.m. The Adventures Of Maisie
    Program #66 (Syndicated, Original airdate May 17, 1951)
    9 p.m. The Adventures of Superman
    “The Meteor of Kryptonite” (MBS, Original airdates September 24 and September 25, 1945)
    “The Roswell Reports” from ABC’s Headline Edition
    July 8, 1947
    9:30 p.m. X Minus One
    “Pictures Don’t Lie” (NBC, Original airdate October 24, 1956)
    10 p.m. Lux Radio Theater
    “The Day the Earth Stood Still” (CBS, Original airdate January 1, 1954)
  • Bill Crider: Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby [trailer]
  • B. V. Lawson: Media Murder
  • Chuck Esola: Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession
  • Classic Movie Salon: Hell Drivers
  • Colin McGulgan: Horizons West
  • Comedy Film Nerds: TCM Film Fest; Tom Merritt
  • Cult TV: The Losers
  • Cynthia Fuchs: Zero Days
  • Dan Stumpf: The Wonderful Country
  • David Cramner: The Klansman
  • David Vineyard: The Assassin (1953 film)
  • Elizabeth Foxwell: University of the Air: “Clarence Darrow”; Bank Shot
  • Eric Hillis: The Ox-Bow Incident
  • Gary Deane: Dancing with Crime
  • George Kelley: The Cabin in the Woods; Our Kind of Traitor
  • “Gilligan Newton-John”: How to Murder Your Wife and other films with similar theme; some NSFW imagery
  • Iba Dawson: Little Dorrit; Bleak House
  • Ivan G. Shreve, Jr.: The Line-Up; Lou Grant
  • Jack Seabrook: Alfred Hitchcock Presents: “Invitation to an Accident”
  • Jackie Kashian: Heather Simmons on Lewis Carroll and the “Alice” novellas and their legacy
  • Jackie Kashian and Laurie Kilmartin: The Jackie and Laurie Show
  • Jacqueline T. Lynch: Tiffany Vasquez
  • Jaimie Grijalba: The Box
  • James Reasoner: Precious Cargo
  • Janet Varney: Dave Hill; Matt Gourley
  • Jerry House: “Superman: Terror on the Midway”
  • John Grant: Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (1931 film), among the many; Unashamed; Rogues Gallery
  • John Scoleri: Dark Shadows Before I Die: the episodes reviewed
  • Jonathan Lewis: Attack!
  • Karen Hannsberry: The Strange Love of Molly Louvain; Queen Christina
  • Kate Laity: The Living and the Dead (BBC television); International Medieval Congress; Caroline Aherne
  • Ken Levine: missed actors; default standing ovations; checking the ego
  • Kliph Nesteroff: Huey; “The Champs Step Out”
  • Kristina Dijan: 20,000 Years in Sing Sing; The Nuisance
  • Laura G: His Girl Friday; Suspicion (1941 film)
  • Lee Price: Invaders from Mars (1953 film)
  • Lesley Gaspar: Grand Hotel
  • Lindsay: Night Must Fall
  • Lucy Brown: Shetland
  • Martin Edwards: Fear Island; Secret Beyond the Door; The Murderer Lives at Number 21
  • Marty McKee: Gridlocked; Mission Mars; The Mutilator
  • Mildred Perkins: Zathura
  • Mitchell Hadley: TV Guide, week of 10 July 1965
  • Movie Sign with the Mads: Independence Day: Resurgence, among much better films. (Trace Beaulieu, Frank Coniff and Carolina Hidalgo)
  • Noel Vera: Taxi (2015 Iranian film)
  • Patricia/Patti Abbott: Brian’s Song
  • Patricia Nolan-Hall: The Beast of the City
  • Paul D. Brazil: The Krays; The Hitch-Hiker
  • Randy Johnson: Drummer of Vengeance (aka Il giorno del giudizio)
  • Raquel Stecher: Johnny Doesn’t Live Here Anymore
  • Rick: Steel Collar Man; Always a Bride; The March Hare; five great war films; 7 television series I remember
  • Robert Hornak: Primer
  • Rod Lott: Island of Death; Hijack!; Clown; Terror in the Jungle
  • Ron Scheer: The Sons of Katie Elder
  • Rupert Pupkin: Deadline U.S.A.; Invisible Invaders
  • Ruth Kerr: The Old Dark House (1932 film); The Robe
  • Salome Wilde: Two Seconds; The Old Dark House (1932); The Brighton Strangler; A Woman’s Secret; Vice Squad (1953 film)
  • Sanford Allen: shadows on Ceres
  • Scott Cupp: Michael Shayne, Private Detective
  • Stacia Jones: Tickled; Leslie Caron: The Reluctant Star
  • Stacie Ponder: Martyrs
  • Stephen Bowie: The Kraft Theatre: “Three Plays by Tennessee Williams”
  • Stephen Mullen: Plan 9 from Outer Space
  • Steve Lewis: Dark Streets of Cairo; Crime, Inc.
  • Television Obscurities: surviving episodes, Kraft Television Theater
  • Theresa Brown : Hot and Bothered: the Films of 1932 (Day 1)
  • Tynan: 101 Dalmatians (1961); 3 Women; Random Harvest; Shadow of a Doubt; 4 “good girls” of film noir
  • Victoria Loomis: Gilda
  • Vienna: The Good Fairy



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

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.