Monday, September 30, 2013

00 Division # 26


Star Frederick Stafford was a Czech actor fluent in many languages and thus a popular stalwart hero--often a spy--in various International productions. Perhaps his biggest claim to fame would be as the star of Alfred Hitchcock's TOPAZ in 1969. Unfortunately for the actor, TOPAZ turned out to be one of Hitch's lesser and most easily forgotten efforts. 

Saturday, September 28, 2013

The Best of Uncle Scrooge and Donald Duck

The great Carl Barks was still unknown when this collection came out in '66 proving that his stories were noteworthy even before his name got out.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Happy Birthday, David McCallum

In 2013, actor David McCallum, known as "Ducky" to NCIS fans turns 80 years old today. In '66, however, forever young, he was the subject of this book, ILYA-THAT MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E.

Monday, September 16, 2013

Plan 9 in 10

Posted by Drew Friedman on FB, this is the one reel, ten minute, home movie edit of Ed Wood's masterpiece from several years earlier, PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE, available to own in '66.

Saturday, September 14, 2013

The Rat Patrol

I remember THE RAT PATROL as being quite popular in '66 but we never watched it. Must have been opposite one of my Dad's favorite shows. Lost f episodes to enjoy on YouTube these days, though.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Dick Tracy Autolite Ad

More than 30 years old by '66, Tracy was still hot enough to be used in ads.

Monday, September 9, 2013

Monday, September 2, 2013

Barbara Harris-The Apple Tree

On Broadway from October of '66 was THE APPLE TREE, directed by Mike Nichols and based on material by Mark Twain, Jules Feiffer and Frank R. Stockton. The wonderful Barbara Harris starred alongside Broadway vet (and later game show host) Larry Blyden and newcomer Alan Alda.