Watch as mad scientist Dr. Lorenzo Cameron turns his handyman into a werewolf in this clip from the 1942 low-budget horror film The Mad Monster. It stars Johnny Downs, George Zucco, and Anne Nagel. The tagline for this film is "The blood of a wolf he placed in the veins of a man... and created a monster such as the world has never known!". It was released on May 15, 1942.
Monday, October 27, 2014
Saturday, October 25, 2014
This classic TV clip aired on March 22, 1949 and features Ethel Merman singing the classic song "I Get A Kick Out of You". She is introduced by a costumed Milton Berle. Per MattTheSaiyan (who posted this video), Berle was still in costume as he had just done a comedy sketch with actor Keye Luke.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Million Dollar Weekend is a 1948 film noir starring Gene Raymond, Osa Massen, and Francis Lederer. It tells the story of a stockbroker named Nicholas Lawrence (Gene Raymond) who has grown tired of his life in Los Angeles and decides one day to escape, stealing cash and securities from his company worth about a million dollars. While enroute by plane to Shanghai, he meets Cynthia Strong (Massen) who is leaving Los Angeles after the mysterious death of her husband. A blackmailer shows up threatening to turn her in for murdering her husband unless she pays him and she asks Nicholas for help. Soon the case containing the money is stolen by the blackmailer and Nicholas and Cynthia pursue him in an attempt to get it back. Nicholas desperately wants to find it as he wants to return the money because he regrets what he has done. This film was released on October 29, 1948.
Monday, October 20, 2014
This clip from the 1937 film Hollywood Hotel features Benny Goodman performing the classic hit "Sing Sing Sing". It features Benny Goodman on clarinet, Gene Krupa on drums, Harry James on trumpet and Teddy Wilson on drums.