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Episode 098 – Back-room Boy, part 1 (repeat)

Posted in redux! on December 5th, 2016 by admin

Dumped by his girlfriend, civil servant Arthur Pilbeam (Arthur Askey) asks to be transferred far away from women, but when he reaches a spooky Scottish lighthouse, women are not far behind. 1942. Part 1 of 2. First posted September 28, 2009.

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Greenwich Time Signal @ Wikipedia

Wearing a dark coat, gloves, bowler hat and round glasses, Arthur (Arthur Askey) stares with his mouth open while a dimmed lighthouse looms behind him.

Wearing a dark coat, gloves, bowler hat and round glasses, Arthur (Arthur Askey) stares with his mouth open while a dimmed lighthouse looms behind him.

Episode 097 – The Scar, part 3 (repeat)

Posted in redux! on November 28th, 2016 by admin

As Johnny (Paul Henreid) keeps getting away with posing as Dr. Bartok, his pursuers may not pose as much of threat as Bartok’s life before it was taken over. Part 3 of 3. First posted September 21, 2009.

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Johnny's (Paul Henreid) face is turned to the side as he holds Evelyn (Joan Bennett), whose face is turned forward. Both are sad.

Johnny’s (Paul Henreid) face is turned to the side as he holds Evelyn (Joan Bennett), whose face is turned forward. Both are sad.

Episode 096 – The Scar, part 2 (repeat)

Posted in redux! on November 21st, 2016 by admin

Johnny (Paul Henreid) puts a plan in motion to replace Dr. Bartok, but when he makes a huge mistake, he must rely on people’s self-absorption to keep it from being fatal. Part 2 of 3. First posted September 14, 2009.

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“Noir’s Hard Luck Ladies: Joan Bennett” @ Criminal Element

Evelyn (Joan Bennett) stares with concern, her lips parted.

Evelyn (Joan Bennett) stares with concern, her lips parted.

Episode 095 – The Scar, part 1 (repeat)

Posted in redux! on November 14th, 2016 by admin

A medical school dropout (Paul Henreid) goes right back into a life of crime after getting released from prison, but finds himself on the run when a heist goes wrong. Can a psychiatrist who looks just like him be his way out? 1948. Part 1 of 3. First posted September 7, 2009.

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At the wicket of a gambling cashier, Muller (Paul Henreid hands off a package, with shadows of the wicket's thin bars diagonally across his face.

At the wicket of a gambling cashier, Muller (Paul Henreid) hands off a package, with shadows of the wicket’s thin bars diagonally across his face.

Episode 094 – The Wild Ride, part 2 (repeat)

Posted in redux! on November 7th, 2016 by admin

After the big race, Johnny (Jack Nicholson) schemes to keep Nancy away from Dave, but ends up in another race – for his best friend’s life. Part 2 of 2. First posted August 31, 2009.

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“Remembering Marlon Brando,” by Jack Nicholson @ Rolling Stone

Johnny (Jack Nicholson) holds his head in the back of a car.

Johnny (Jack Nicholson) holds his head in the back of a car.

Episode 093 – The Wild Ride, part 1 (repeat)

Posted in redux! on October 31st, 2016 by admin

Jack Nicholson stars as a small-time race driver whose penchant for speed and danger is not limited to the track, and whose temper gets out of control when his best friend falls in love with the wrong girl. 1960. Part 1 of 2. First posted August 24, 2009.

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Jack Nicholson 2013 Feature @ Rolling Stone
Roger Corman 2013 Feature @ The Telegraph

With short black hair and wearing a baggy white sweatshirt, Johnny (Jack Nicholson) leans forward on a desk and grins.

With short black hair and wearing a baggy white sweatshirt, Johnny (Jack Nicholson) leans forward on a desk and grins.