chiseler: “Murgatroyd — sounds like the technical name for killing your mother.” -Satan Met a Lady (1936)
Laurel & Hardy and March of the Wooden Soldiers
For those of a certain age (so certain that we don’t like to talk about it), Thanksgiving wasn’t complete without the annual showing of Laurel and Hardy’s 1934 classic, March of the Wooden Soldiers. The film’s title was actually Babes in Toyland, loosely (quite loosely, we think) based on Victor Herbert’s operetta of the same name , but it was retitled for TV to...
New post up at our Grand Old Movies blog: H.G.... →
Our newest post is now up at our Grand Old Movies blog, where we take a look at H.G. Wells, Ray Harryhausen, and the 1964 film FIRST MEN IN THE MOON. Harryhausen fans (and who isn’t one?) might already know this film, not only for its use of Dynamation, Harryhausen’s stop-motion animation technique, but also for his beautifully designed moonscapes, created for the widescreen anamorphic process....