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The Patchwork Girl Of Oz (1914)

“That bunch of Scraps has caused all our trouble!”   Director:  J. Farrell MacDonald Starring:  Violet MacMillan, Pierre Couderc, Raymond Russell, Bobbie Gould, Frank Moore, Leontine Dranet, Marie Wayne, Richard Rosson, Fred Woodward Screenplay:  L. Frank Baum, based upon his … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz (1910)

“Dorothy reaches the Emerald City to claim the crown…”   Director:  Otis Turner Starring:  Bebe Daniels, Hobart Bosworth, Robert Z. Leonard, Alvin Wyckoff, Winifred Greenwood, Olive Cox, Eugenie Besserer, Lilian Leighton Screenplay:  Otis Turner, based upon the novel and stage-play … Continue reading

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The Last Warning (1929)

“I’ll open this theatre when I choose. No ghost will stop me!”   Director:  Paul Leni Starring:  Montagu Love, Laura La Plante, John Boles, Roy D’Arcy, Margaret Livingston, Burr McIntosh, Mack Swain, Bert Roach, Carrie Daumery, Tom O’Brien, Charles K. … Continue reading

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Revolt Of The Zombies (1936)

    “According to their legends, Angkor was built by these robots; tireless, feeling-less human machines—”     “Yes, yes, I know – and you call them ‘zombies’.”   Director:  Victor Halperin Starring:  Dean Jagger, Dorothy Stone, Robert Noland, George Cleveland, Roy D’Arcy, E. … Continue reading

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The Flying Saucer (1950)

“It appears it was designed for one purpose – to carry the atomic bomb! Now, the first country that learns the secret of the flying saucer will control the skies of the world…”   Director:  Mikel Conrad Starring:  Mikel Conrad, … Continue reading

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The Uncanny (1977)

“It’s here – years of research – evidence from all over the world – proving beyond a shadow of a doubt that cats have been exploiting mankind for centuries! We think we’re the masters and they’re merely pets, but we’re … Continue reading

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The Creeping Flesh (1973)

“Do you believe in Evil, Doctor? I do not mean Evil as it is commonly understood. I mean Evil as a living organism; as a plague, a disease, which infects humanity…”   Director:  Freddie Francis Starring:  Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, … Continue reading

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WANT!!

Stuff from the movies that I, well, WANT!! ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ The Art Gallery: Paintings are important props in many movies. They also rank very high on my I’d Kill To Own That list. The Two Mrs Carrolls (1947): I know people … Continue reading

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The Abominable Snowman (1957)

“Listen to what I have to say: as you seek this—creature—remember that you act in the name of mankind, and act humbly; for man is near to forfeiting his right to lead the world…”   [aka The Abominable Snowman Of … Continue reading

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Et Al. April17

The Man Who Played God (1932) World-renowned pianist, Montgomery Royle (George Arliss), is playing privately for a foreign monarch when a bomb blast from an attempted assassination renders him deaf. Shut out from the music he worships, Royle grows bitter, … Continue reading

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