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Post by Space Cadet on 4/16/2013, 10:19 pm

Yes, we love OTR, but many of us also enjoy other media from the Golden Age. So, I thought that some of you might just enjoy a classic movie or twenty. Here's where you'll find those little treasures. All available from free streaming sites (mostly Youtube).

Feel free to link your own favorite treasures here as well. Just remember that we still work at keeping the "Black Hats" at bay. Anything linked here must be in public domain.

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Post by Space Cadet on 4/16/2013, 10:23 pm

Any Charlie Chan fans out there? Here's:

The Black Camel (1931)

Starring Warner Oland, Sally Eilers and Bela Lugosi.

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Post by Space Cadet on 4/17/2013, 10:50 pm

Yup, tonight we get a Double Feature. Up first:

Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943)

Starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce.




The Raven (1935)

Starring Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi

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Post by Space Cadet on 4/20/2013, 11:34 am

Well, it was only a matter of time before a character who calls himself Space Cadet got around to linking some cool old sci-fi. My question is this, was this theory stolen by or from E.E. Smith? It was heavily used in both the Lensman and Skylark series'.

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The Invisible Ray (1936)

Starring Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi.

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Post by Space Cadet on 4/20/2013, 1:51 pm

All right, this isn't a movie. But it's definitely something of interest for many OTR fans. A docudrama done by Westinghouse Studio One in 1957, of the night of the Mercury Theater's broadcast of War of the World's. With an introduction by Edward R. Murrow.

The Night America Trembled (1957) (Westinghouse Studio One)



And here we have Orson Welles' press conference concerning confusion caused by the War of the Worlds broadcast.

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Post by Rosebud on 4/22/2013, 5:09 pm

Space Cadet wrote:The Night America Trembled

Ah! I'd downloaded that from archive.org ages ago and then promptly forgotten all about it. Thanks for the reminder, Space! I think I'll be watching this soon...
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Post by Space Cadet on 4/27/2013, 10:41 pm

Another Saturday night, another classic double feature. Tonight, a silent Noir classic. Fritz Lang's:

M (1931)

Starring Peter Lorre.

When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt.



And another silent classic:

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)

Starring Lon Chaney

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Post by ghemrats on 4/28/2013, 3:29 pm

This is the coolest feature, Space. You are a man among greatness. . . guys. . . .
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Post by Space Cadet on 4/28/2013, 5:58 pm

The variety that can be found on the free streaming services constantly amazes me. And all you need is a decent bandwidth stream to get it all. I've thrown a lot of these on my 60" tv with a darned good resulting quality too.

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Post by Space Cadet on 5/4/2013, 7:32 pm

Yup, it's another Saturday night and your ol' pal Space Cadet has been trollin' the waste spaces for entertainment. Oddly enough, I've found some entertainment and yup, it might be just a bit odd. Up first, for the boys and girls from the L-7 Ranch, here's:

Ma & Pa Kettle Back On the Farm




And a bit of a rarity here, The Three Stooges in their first feature length film:

Rockin' the Rockies



Ya'll Have Fun,
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Post by Space Cadet on 5/4/2013, 7:51 pm

OK, I couldn't resist. Here's one more bit o' quirky goodness from 1945:

Dick Tracy

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Post by ghemrats on 5/4/2013, 10:42 pm

Wahl now, Space, we at the Ranch jess love what you bin up to. What a joy centrally locatin' these wonder-bits of entertainment.

Big L-7 thanks, buddy.

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Post by Space Cadet on 5/5/2013, 7:52 pm

Yup, this one is very special. From 1945, Gracie Fields in:

Molly and Me

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Post by Rosebud on 5/7/2013, 11:46 pm

Space Cadet wrote:Molly and Me

Gracie Fields and Monty Woolley to boot! Neat-o! Thanks bunches, Space. Very Happy
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Post by Space Cadet on 5/11/2013, 7:18 pm

Something a little different this time. The link below takes you to a playlist of 27 complete episodes of that classic TV western and Old Time Radio tie-in The Cisco Kid, which you can watch online.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1eVYR9bUox0&list=PL15F6E58F564B85FF

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Post by Space Cadet on 5/11/2013, 7:38 pm

HEY, This Guy Looks Like ME!

Here are a few episodes of Tom Corbett: Space Cadet!

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The Runaway Rocket



Assignment Mercury



Monster of Space



The Missing Mail Ship

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Post by Space Cadet on 9/19/2016, 7:43 pm

I thought it might be fun to resurrect this thread. I'll add a few tidbits here from time to time, as the mood strikes me. Starting with a personal favorite:

Pot o' Gold (1941)

With James Stewart and Paulette Godard.
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Post by Space Cadet on 9/19/2016, 7:46 pm

And for the sake of variety, here's:

Notorious (1946)

With Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman.
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Post by Seamus on 10/2/2016, 2:49 pm

Just watched a horrendous Charlie Chan starring Peter Utisnov. It was so bad it was not watchable. I usually like bad movies this was a stinker.
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Post by ghemrats on 10/2/2016, 5:15 pm

I saw that one too, Seamus. It gives new meaning to the word "egregious."
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Post by Space Cadet on 10/2/2016, 8:43 pm

Aww.. Ya know how I am. The stinkier the better. Plan 9, Attack of the Killer Tomatoes... I just sit there and giggle.

I once watched The Lost Skeleton of Cadavera just to count how many times the boom mike made it into the frame.

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Post by ghemrats on 10/3/2016, 6:06 pm

Yeah, but *The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra* was SUPPOSED to be bad. It's one of the most brilliant parodies of the B-picture I've ever seen.
I still keep it on my Classics Shelf in the Vault.
Jeff (Did you notice the boom mike hovering over my head as I wrote that? And BTW: Space, if you haven't seen *Black Dynamite* do yourself a favor and luxuriate in that one--"I'm the one in charge sarcastically.")

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Post by Space Cadet on 10/3/2016, 6:17 pm

ghemrats wrote:Yeah, but *The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra* was SUPPOSED to be bad.  It's one of the most brilliant parodies of the B-picture I've ever seen.
I still keep it on my Classics Shelf in the Vault.
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Yup, I remember when Skeleton was released. Way back in the rent it from Blockbuster days. I did!

Black Dynamite??? Would that be another Troma classic?
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Post by ghemrats on 10/4/2016, 7:01 pm

No, it's a wonderful send-up of Blaxploitation films of the '70s. It was released just a couple years ago, and then the guys who did *Boondocks* turned it into an adult cartoon that's now available on Youtube and DVD. Watch the movie first--it's hysterical.
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Post by jb_steele on 10/9/2016, 1:06 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k99bMtg4zRk
Nothing to do with OTR, but a fun spoof on a tune from those days, and educational. ;-)
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