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The Movie-TV Connection Game (April 2018)

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Apr 26, 2018

Welcome film and TV trivia experts! In this game, you will be given a pair or trio of films or performers. Your task is to find the common connection. It could be anything--two stars who acted in the same movie, two movies that share a common theme, etc. As always, don't answer all the question read more

Up Periscope

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Apr 21, 2018

The same night that he proposes marriage to a recent acquaintance, Navy Lieutenant Kenneth Braden  (James Garner) is whisked away to conduct to a secret mission in the Pacific. Once aboard to the submarine Barracuda, Captain Paul Stevenson (Edmund O'Brien) explains that Braden will dropped off read more

Earthquake Rumbles and Rattles!

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Apr 21, 2018

Genevieve Bujold and Charlton Heston. Rumble...rumble. That's the sound of Earthquake (1974), one of several big budget, all-star disaster movies made in the 1970s. Airport (1970) perfected the formula, but it was The Poseidon Adventure (1972) that inspired a dozen or so imitations (not counting th read more

Do You Remember When? (Classic TV Edition)

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Apr 19, 2018

OK, classic TV fans, do you remember when... Festus and Marshal Dillon on Gunsmoke. 1. A full season for a TV series like Gunsmoke was comprised of 32 episodes...or more! Today, a show is lucky to get a season order for 24 episodes. 2. Saturday night was filled with quality television series. I read more

Bing Crosby Tends to Dr. Cook's Garden

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Apr 16, 2018

Bing Crosby as Dr. Leonard Cook. Leonard Cook is a kindly small-town physician who has delivered most of the residents of Greenfield. Approaching age 70, he still makes house calls, works long hours, and is always willing to help raise funds for the community. There's just one problem: Dr. Cook may read more

Lon Chaney, Jr. Places a Call to Dr. Death

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Apr 12, 2018

Lon Chaney, Jr. reflects on a case. Inspired by the popular Inner Sanctum radio suspense series, Calling Dr. Death was the first of a six-film series produced by Universal in the 1940s. It's an imaginative mystery with noirish elements that kicks off the franchise in style. Lon Chaney, J read more

Sam Peckinpah's TV Series "The Westerner"

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Apr 9, 2018

Brian Keith and Spike in The Westerner. Produced in 1960, The Westerner is a tough, realistic TV Western that befits its creator, Sam Peckinpah. The director  was already a TV veteran, having written and directed episodes of Gunsmoke, Broken Arrow, and The Rifleman in the 1950s. In f read more

Beyond the Poseidon is Not a Disaster

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Apr 5, 2018

Following 1978's unmitigated flop The Swarm, Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979) offers a little redemption for producer-director Irwin Allen and star Michael Caine. Let's be clear: This belated and unnecessary sequel to 1972's The Poseidon Adventure is not a good film. But it is a watcha read more

Five Movie Props I'd Like to Own (Volume II)

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Apr 2, 2018

1. Atticus Finch's Pocket Watch. I pondered opting for the whole box of treasures shown in the opening credits of To Kill a Mockingbird--but that seemed greedy. Plus, I love the scene where Atticus tucks Scount in her bed and she asks to play with his pocket watch. He explains that he will read more

The Movie-TV Connection Game (March 2018)

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Mar 29, 2018

What do Jane and Brigitte have in common? Spring is in the air! That means, well, it's time for another edition of our most popular game. As always, you will be given a pair or trio of films or performers. Your task is to find the common connection. It could be anything--two stars who acted in the read more

The Movie-TV Connection Game (March 2018)

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Mar 29, 2018

What do Jane and Brigitte have in common? Spring is in the air! That means, well, it's time for another edition of our most popular game. As always, you will be given a pair or trio of films or performers. Your task is to find the common connection. It could be anything--two stars who acted in the read more

Let's Go to Witch Mountain!

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Mar 26, 2018

Ike Eisenmann and Kim Richards. Newcomers Tony and his sister Tia don't blend in with the other children at the Pine Woods orphanage. That will happen when you have telepathic, telekinetic, and clairvoyant powers. The two siblings try to hide their extrasensory abilities, although Tony ob read more

Let's Go to Witch Mountain!

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Mar 26, 2018

Ike Eisenmann and Kim Richards. Newcomers Tony and his sister Tia don't blend in with the other children at the Pine Woods orphanage. That will happen when you have telepathic, telekinetic, and clairvoyant powers. The two siblings try to hide their extrasensory abilities, although Tony ob read more

Celebrate National Classic Movie Day with our Comfort Movie Blogathon!

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Mar 21, 2018

For the fourth consecutive year, the Classic Film & TV Cafe is celebrating National Classic Movie Day on May 16th by hosting a blogathon. This year, we're shining the spotlight on those special movies that bring us comfort during those times when we most need it. Recovering from the flu? Didn't read more

Celebrate National Classic Movie Day with our Comfort Movie Blogathon!

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Mar 21, 2018

For the fourth consecutive year, the Classic Film & TV Cafe is celebrating National Classic Movie Day on May 16th by hosting a blogathon. This year, we're shining the spotlight on those special movies that bring us comfort during those times when we most need it. Recovering from the flu? Didn't read more

Walt Disney's The Shaggy Dog

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Mar 19, 2018

Fred MacMurray and his shaggy, car-driving co-star. In hindsight, The Shaggy Dog (1959) was a landmark Disney film. After all, this amusing comedy perfected the formula for the contemporary live-action family films produced by the studio for the next twenty years. It was also the first of Fred MacM read more

Walt Disney's The Shaggy Dog

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Mar 19, 2018

Fred MacMurray and his shaggy, car-driving co-star. In hindsight, The Shaggy Dog (1959) was a landmark Disney film. After all, this amusing comedy perfected the formula for the contemporary live-action family films produced by the studio for the next twenty years. It was also the first of Fred MacM read more

Michael Caine Attends a Funeral in Berlin

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Mar 13, 2018

In this 1966 follow-up to the previous year's Ipcress File, Michael Caine returns as Cockney thief-turned-spy Harry Palmer. The bespectacled Palmer still works for British intelligence and he's gotten a promotion. The bad news is that he remains on a suspended prison sentence and needs an interest-f read more

Michael Caine Attends a Funeral in Berlin

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Mar 13, 2018

In this 1966 follow-up to the previous year's Ipcress File, Michael Caine returns as Cockney thief-turned-spy Harry Palmer. The bespectacled Palmer still works for British intelligence and he's gotten a promotion. The bad news is that he remains on a suspended prison sentence and needs an interest-f read more

Disney's The Island at the Top of the World

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Mar 12, 2018

In London 1907, businessman Sir Anthony Ross (Donald Sinden) convinces Professor Ivarsson (David Hartman) from the University of Minnesota to accompany him on an expedition to the Arctic. Sir Anthony's mission is to find his son, David, who was lost somewhere near the legendary Graveyard of the Whal read more
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