TV WESTERNS – PT4.

TV WESTERNS – PT4.

July 26, 2020 Alan Royle 0

    BONANZA    (1959-73)                                430 EPISODES                     Few TV westerns were as successful and as long-running as Bonanza (1959-73). In fact, only Gunsmoke outdid it both in episodes (635) and seasons (20). Initially, Bonanza was screened on Saturday nights, but the figures were so dismal that thought was given to cancelling […]

KIDS & JUVENILES – PT8

July 10, 2019 Alan Royle 0

  JOHNNY CRAWFORD (1946 – ) Johnny Crawford was one of Walt Disney’s 24 original Mouseketeers in 1955, but the original group of boys and girls was cut to 12 for season two and Johnny was let go. Today, he is best remembered by ‘baby-boomers’, who recall him playing Chuck […]

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MOVIE TRIVIA – PT63.

October 5, 2018 Alan Royle 2

Much of the werewolf mythology we accept as gospel these days was actually made up when the 1935 production Werewolf of London was written and filmed. They came up with the notion that being bitten by a werewolf turns you into one; that a werewolf changes under a full moon […]