Monthly Archives: August 2011

Africa Screams (1949)

Guess who’s back?  Bud and Lou!  Just when you thought you’d seen the last of ‘em, they pop up again, this time in Africa (or a rather unconvincing facsimile thereof).  This time out, the boys play Buzz and Stanley.  Stanley’s … Continue reading

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Adventures of the Queen (1975)

Hey, look, gang!  It’s our first TV movie up for discussion!  This one is from producer Irwin Allen, the “Master of Disaster.”  Of course, when this originally aired on CBS on February 14, 1975, Allen’s moniker was just beginning to … Continue reading

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The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes’ Smarter Brother (1975)

For you eagle-eyed readers who catch this sort of thing, you may be asking, “Hey, Rob, why’d you discuss The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes’ Smarter Brother AFTER you discussed three films whose titles began with (The) Adventures…?”  Well, smarty-pantses, the … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

The second Basil Rathbone/Nigel Bruce Sherlock Holmes film (it came after The Hound of the Baskervilles), The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is considered by many people to be the best of the Rathbone/Bruce series, and by some to be the … Continue reading

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Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941)

(Also released as The Return of Captain Marvel) Adventures of Captain Marvel is considered by those in the know to be one of the best serials of all time, if not THE best.  I really couldn’t tell you if that’s … Continue reading

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Adventures of Captain Fabian (1951)

Unremarkable soap opera starring and written by Errol Flynn set in pre-Civil War New Orleans.  Don’t expect a lot of swashes to be buckled—there’s nothing resembling the type of Flynn movie that we all know until the last 10 minutes … Continue reading

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