When a distinguished but now-crippled pianist dies, he leaves everything to his niece, much to the dismay of his personal secretary (Peter Lorre) and other occupants of the old boy’s gothic manse. And now it seems the place is haunted Read More!
REWARDS With the realization that Dejah Thoris was no longer within the throneroom came the belated recollection of the dark face that I had glimpsed peering from behind the draperies that backed the throne of Salensus Oll at the moment Read More!
The Plot is in the title folks. 🙂 Buck Rogers and the 25th Century – “Dr. Huers New Relativator is Installed” – April 21st, 1939
Tired of immortality, Dracula seeks out the castle home of Dr. Franz Edlemann, a doctor who has been working on a possible cure for vampirism. Dracula relocates to the home permanently to receive a series of transfusions of blood mixed Read More!
THE TIDE OF BATTLE But Solan’s last loud cry had not been without effect, for a moment later a dozen guardsmen burst into the chamber, though not before I had so bent and demolished the great switch that it could Read More!
A timid lawyer receives a mysterious package, which turns out to be a kit from two hundred years in the future. What could be inside? X Minus One – “Child’s Play” – October 20th, 1955
The final chapter in the ape woman saga, Jungle Captive is the third film of the series. It is preceded by Captive Wild Woman and Jungle Woman where we witness the ongoing struggle of beautiful women who have the superhuman Read More!
THE MAGNET SWITCH The guardsmen paid not the slightest attention to their wards, for the red men could not move over two feet from the great rings to which they were padlocked, though each had seized a weapon upon which Read More!
Four dead cats and a man are found in an apartment…all with their throats slit or their heads cut off! The story of the human victim involves a hated wife and murder. A delightfully macabre story. Inner Sanctum Mystery – Read More!
In the sequel to Captive Wild Woman, we see the return of Paula Dupree, the ape woman. The film sets out as a series of flashbacks rehashing the events of the previous film. We learn then that Paula indeed survived Read More!
“FOLLOW THE ROPE” What could it mean? “Follow the rope.” What rope? Presently I recalled the cord that had been attached to the parcel when it fell at my side, and after a little groping my hand came in contact Read More!
Dr. Dahlgren’s Atomic Beam fuel cylinders have been stolen by “The Yellow Mask.” The Adventures of Superman – “Atomic Fuel Cylinders Stolen” – February 28, 1940
Exotic animal trainer, Fred Mason, is returning from a safari where he captured a large selection of animals for John Whipple, his employer. Whipple is the owner of a circus and often hires safari experts to routinely capture dangerous and Read More!
THE PIT OF PLENTY I did not languish long within the prison of Salensus Oll. During the short time that I lay there, fettered with chains of gold, I often wondered as to the fate of Thuvan Dihn, Jeddak of Read More!
The Shadow and Margot visit an island to find out why a dozen ships have vanished in “The Graveyard of the Pacific.” The Shadow – “White God” – May 1st, 1938
A professor of psychology maintains a soup kitchen in the Bowery. Secretly, however, he’s also a gang boss who uses the soup kitchen to recruit members for his organization. One such recruit is a doctor who has become addled and Read More!
IN DURANCE The public houses of Barsoom, I have found, vary but little. There is no privacy for other than married couples. Men without their wives are escorted to a large chamber, the floor of which is usually of Read More!
“At the edge of the cliff overlooking the sea is the grey stone mansion weather-beaten by the storms of several decades. To this mansion four years ago Gilbert Durant brought his wife Lucia and until a year ago when Lucia’s Read More!
An oldie and a goodie. The Black Cat, which is loosely based on Edgar Allan Poe‘s short story of the same name stars Basil Rathbone, Bela Lugosi, and Alan Ladd. Lugosi also starred in the earlier 1934 film with the Read More!
WITH THE YELLOW MEN Thuvan Dihn was not long in joining me; and, though we found the hooked weapon a strange and savage thing with which to deal, the three of us soon despatched the five black-bearded warriors who opposed Read More!
The plot is in the title! 😛 Buck Rogers and the 25th Century – “Black Barney is Under Control of Killer Kane” – April 19th, 1939