Classic Movies

Grey Market Cinema: Days of Thrills and Laughter (1961)

No matter which way I turned today, I seemed to find myself so distracted by issues and thus the delay of today’s edition of “Overlooked Films.”  With vital seconds on the clock ticking down, I grabbed a disc of Robert Youngson’s third silent comedy compilation, Days of Thrills and Laughter (1961), which I spied sitting on one… Continue reading Grey Market Cinema: Days of Thrills and Laughter (1961)

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Buried Treasures: Follow That Camel (1967)

With the release of a British film entitled Carry On Sergeant in 1958, one of the cinema’s longest running “film series” got off to a rousing start.  The “Carry On” movies were comedy features, with running times of generally ninety minutes or less, that echoed the English music hall tradition of entertainment by spotlighting farcical humor and… Continue reading Buried Treasures: Follow That Camel (1967)

Classic Movies

Buried Treasures: The Story of Temple Drake (1933)

Back in August of last year, Thrilling Days of Yesteryear’s BBFF Stacia at She Blogged by Night took a summer sabbatical to go pearl diving in the Caribbean, and asked me to water the plants at her blog on a couple of occasions…not to mention picking up the out-of-date newspapers that had piled up in the driveway.  Because security is a… Continue reading Buried Treasures: The Story of Temple Drake (1933)