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Episode 161 – Beware, part 1 (repeat)

Posted in redux! on February 26th, 2018 by admin

Starring as himself, Louis Jordan and his band find their train delayed in a small Ohio town which just happens to have a college Jordan attended long ago – a college which may close soon due to a loss in funding. 1946. Part 1 of 2. First posted February 22, 2011.

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Original Movie @ Internet Archive
Movie Info @ IMDB
Louis Jordan @ Wikipedia
Louis Jordan @ Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Holding his saxophone, Louis Jordan sings with his band playing behind him.

Holding his saxophone, Louis Jordan sings with his band playing behind him.

Episode 160 – Trocadero, part 2 (repeat)

Posted in redux! on February 19th, 2018 by admin

The new club is off and running, but sister and brother are plagued by romantic troubles: Judy with bandleader Spike, Johnny with a snobby heiress. Part 2 of 2. First posted February 16, 2011.

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Sheldon Leonard @ the Archive of American Television
Sheldon Leonard @ The Big Bang Theory Wiki

In the new club, Judy (Rosemary Lane) looks admiringly at Mickey (Sheldon Leonard).

In the new club, Judy (Rosemary Lane) looks admiringly at Mickey (Sheldon Leonard).

Episode 159 – Trocadero, part 1 (repeat)

Posted in redux! on February 12th, 2018 by admin

In this fictionalized account of the start of the famous Hollywood nightclub, a brother and sister try to navigate changing tastes in music to carry out the ambitions of their beloved adoptive father. 1944. Part 1 of 2. First posted February 8, 2011.

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Original Movie @ Internet Archive
Movie Info @ IMDB
The Real Trocadero @ Playground to the Stars
Many other Trocaderos @ Wikipedia

Judy (Rosemary Lane) pauses, leaning against a front door. In reverse on the window of the door, letters say, "Tony Rocadero's Restaurant".

Judy (Rosemary Lane) pauses, leaning against a front door. In reverse on the window of the door, letters say, “Tony Rocadero’s Restaurant”.

Episode 158 – Blackmail, part 3 (repeat)

Posted in redux! on February 5th, 2018 by admin

Frank and Alice are at the mercy of the blackmailer until a turn of events sends him on the run. But will Alice’s conscience get the better of her? Part 3 of 3. First posted January 31, 2011.

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Atlantic @ Wikipedia
Blackmail and the British Museum @ Reel Librarians

Viewed from a distance, a man holds onto a rope, dwarfed by a huge sculpture of a head he hangs beside.

Viewed from a distance, a man holds onto a rope, dwarfed by a huge sculpture of a head he hangs beside.

Episode 157 – Blackmail, part 2 (repeat)

Posted in redux! on January 30th, 2018 by admin

Alice’s evening with Crewe goes tragically wrong, leaving her traumatized and desperate for Frank to help her. But another threat awaits them both. Part 2 of 3. First posted January 24, 2011.

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Anny Ondra @ Wikipedia
Anny Ondra @ Allure
The “Hitchcock Blonde” @ Classic Film and TV Cafe
“The Problem With ‘Hitchcock Blondes'” @ The Hairpin

A blurred hand reaches out from behind a curtain, above some bread and a large knife on a side table.

A blurred hand reaches out from behind a curtain, above some bread and a large knife on a side table.

Episode 156 – Blackmail, part 1 (repeat)

Posted in redux! on January 22nd, 2018 by admin

In the first sound picture directed by Alfred Hitchcock, a police detective has trouble with his girlfriend (Anny Ondra, voice of Joan Barry), whose head is turned by a dashing artist. 1929. Part 1 of 3. First posted January 18, 2011.

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Movie Info @ IMDB
Anny Ondra’s Sound Test with Hitchcock @ YouTube
Blackmail @ MoMA

With blonde curls peeking under a black cloche hat, Alice (Anny Ondra) looks down as a man's silhouette lurks on a wall behind her.

With blonde curls peeking under a black cloche hat, Alice (Anny Ondra) looks down as a man’s silhouette lurks on a wall behind her.