We last found Frank Adreon when he brought us the Canadian Mounties vs. Atomic Invaders serial in 1953. Adreon (1902-79), toiled long and hard at Republic Studios’ serial factory, and then brought us a number of overwrought dramas in a variety of genres which are now fairly obscure. Here is a sample:
Jack Pollexfen (1908-2003) was a journalist-turned film producer who brought us many adventure/sci-fi films in the 1950s and 60s, including The Neanderthal Man which we ran into a few weeks back. Here are some other highlights.
This fetching young woman is the late Hungarian actress, Eva Bartok (1927-98), who had a 16-year career in front of the camera between 1950-66. We saw her last in Spaceways (1953). Bartok may have had a child by way of Frank Sinatra from an affair in 1956, but other than that bit of gossip, she’s more-or-less forgottenContinue reading “Movie Poster Collection: Eva Bartok Melodramas!”
To celebrate the release of the highly anticipated Godzilla film this weekend, here are the trailers of 29 previous Toho films. I don’t include non-Toho films here, especially the highly-despised 1998 Matthew Broderick version, and I’m not a kaiju-guru enough to know if this list is complete. But it at least gets us a good startContinue reading “60 Years of Godzilla Trailers!”
Originally posted on Anti-Film School:
“The H-bomb blasted it loose from the depths of the Pacific! But not even the H-bomb can kill it! Here is the trailer for the 1955 science-fiction chiller It Came From Beneath the Sea, directed by Robert Gordon.