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Episode 223: The Gene Autry Show - "The Double Switch" (August 27, 1950)

What I watched: : The sixth episode of the first season of The Gene Autry Show, a family Western. In addition to the titular Autry, the show co-starred Pat Buttram as sidekick Pat. 915 more words

Happy Halloween!

There’s something about The Phantom Empire (1936) that seems perfect for Halloween.

Here’s wishing boys and girls all around the world — and down in Murania, of course — a safe and happy Halloween.

Gene Autry

Gene Autry - Back in the Saddle Again (from Back in the Saddle 1941)

I’m back in the saddle again
Out where a friend is a friend
Where the longhorn cattle feed
On the lowly jimsonweed
Back in the saddle again… 94 more words


It's Never Too Late ..... to Buy My First Betamax Machine

It’s a well known fact that I’m a sucker for collecting movies, movie memorabilia and the various formats to play movies on. Like most collectors my stack of movies mainly consist of blu rays and DVD’s. 678 more words

Daily Take


Haemorrhoid’s interest in Constitutional reform was sporadic and, when peaked, like his attitude to most things, lethargic.

Regular readers (both of them) know Haemorrhoid. 640 more words

Grumpy Old Man Updates

Melody Ranch (1940) - Film #0332⁠

Directed by Joseph Santley
Inducted to the National Film Registry in 2002

What It’s About:

In Melody Ranch, Gene Autry plays himself as the star of a weekly western musical adventure radio show. 672 more words

Film History

Sgathaich: The Phantom Empire

Let’s go far back, to an age long since gone, before TV – to film serials. Those precursors to TV shows that were shown at cinemas. 606 more words