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Episode 281 – Catherine the Great, part 1

Posted in biography, drama on March 19th, 2014 by admin

Before she could become the legendary Russian ruler, a timid German princess (Elizabeth Bergner) had to learn to handle her groom Grand Duke Peter (Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.), an immature, hot-tempered womanizer. 1934. Part 1 of 3.

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Original from Internet Archive
Info from IMDB
Article @ Turner Classic Movies (spoilers)
Douglas Fairbanks Jr. @ Wikipedia
MFTB129 – The Private Life of Don Juan, part 1
MFTB67 – The Young In Heart, part 1

Episode 280 – Sepia Cinderella, part 2

Posted in comedy, musical on March 5th, 2014 by admin

When Vivian’s social standing is threatened, so is Bob’s job. Can Lester engineer a fairy-tale ending for Bob and Barbara? Part 2 of 2.

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Billy Daniels @ Wikipedia
Billy Daniels performing “That Old Black Magic”
Freddie Bartholomew @ Immortal Ephemera

Episode 279 – Sepia Cinderella, part 1

Posted in comedy, musical on February 26th, 2014 by admin

An aspiring performer (Sheila Guyse) helps the musician she’s smitten with (Billy Daniels) to write a song. But when it becomes a hit, he’s pursued by a powerful woman who can get him a major club gig. 1947. Part 1 of 2.

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Race Films @ Wikipedia
Sheila Guyse Obituary @ New York Times
Sheila Guyse fan page

Episode 278 – Bonanza: Dark Star, part 2

Posted in action, drama, television, western on February 19th, 2014 by admin

Little Joe (Michael Landon) grows closer to Tirza (Susan Harrison), who risks her life to purge her demons. Part 2 of 2.

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(Note: like with some other public-domain series, the familiar theme to Bonanza is not in the public-domain and is therefore replaced with other music in the source material. Here’s the theme you’re missing.)

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Melissa Gilbert talks about Michael Landon
Susan Harrison @ IMDB
Darva Conger After Reality TV @ People Magazine

Episode 277 – Bonanza: Dark Star, part 1

Posted in action, drama, television, western on February 11th, 2014 by admin

Little Joe (Michael Landon) comes across a young gypsy woman who thinks she’s a witch – and so does the family who has cast her out. First aired 1960. Part 1 of 2.

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(Note: like with some other public-domain series, the familiar theme to Bonanza is not in the public-domain and is therefore replaced with other music in the source material. Here’s the theme you’re missing.)

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Original from Internet Archive
Series Info from IMDB
Michael Landon @ Wikipedia
Obituary @ People Magazine

Episode 276 – Bonanza: Blood on the Land, part 2

Posted in action, drama, television, western on January 15th, 2014 by admin

When Adam’s life hangs in the balance, Ben (Lorne Greene) must fight his guilt to plan another course of action. Part 2 of 2.

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(Note: like with some other public-domain series, the familiar theme to Bonanza is not in the public-domain and is therefore replaced with other music in the source material. Here’s the theme you’re missing.)

Associated links
Lorne Greene @ Museum of Broadcast Communications
Lorne Greene @ Wikipedia
Lorne Greene on CBC’s 50th Anniversary
Lorne Greene in Battlestar Galactica