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Mystery Monday: September 25, 2017, Tough Dames

Honey West at 60

The first really successful female private eye in a series was a bimbo! Or at least frequently clothing challenged and none to swift. 779 more words

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The Love God?

When it comes to family friendly classic TV shows, they don’t come much more squeaky clean than The Andy Griffith Show. For me, the man who the series was named for was never the standout player on the show. 854 more words


Friday Film Review: Forbidden Planet.

Forbidden Planet is a 1956 science-fiction film from MGM studios. The plot is a reimagining of Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ that’s set in the future where an organisation known as the United Planetary Federation, led by Commander Adams… 1,222 more words


Gia Scala, Anne Francis, Eva Gabor

DON’T GO NEAR THE WATER (1957): Gia Scala (UK 1934 – 1972 suicide), Anne Francis (USA 1930 – 2011), Eva Gabor (Hungarian 1919 – 1995). … 46 more words


Anne Francis reading fan mail

Anne Francis: born Ann Marvak, 16 September 1930, Ossining New York; died 2 January 2011, Santa Barbara California.


Episode review: Columbo A Stitch in Crime

Columbo went where no man has gone before on 11 February, 1973 by casting Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy in the role of murderous medic Dr Barry Mayfield. 3,440 more words


Forbidden Planet (1956) [review]

This is an absolute classic that deserve all the praise that it receives. This is a pure pleasure to watch as we jump straight into action of a team not far from landing on a planet, a planet which they have been sent to recover those who landed there many years before. 361 more words