Posts Tagged ‘Black and White’

Carnival Of Souls

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

An accident victim becomes a church organist after being drawn to a mysterious abandoned carnival. Found at Hulu.

Flash Gordon: The Planet Of Peril [VIDEO]

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Episode 1 of Season 1 of Flash Gordon: When a mysterious planet comes hurtling through space threatening to destroy the Earth, Flash fearlessly meets the challenge. He falls into the clutches of the merciless Ming and is forced to battle for his life against huge ape-like man killers. Found at Hulu.

Old Skool: The Tommy Gun Toy

Friday, August 20th, 2010

Check out this 1960s-era TV commercial for Mattel’s Tommy Burst submachine gun detective set. Found at YouTube from ctaesque.

Runaway German TV Robots

Friday, February 26th, 2010

This clip is from an episode of Raumpatrouille, the first German science fiction television series, which first aired in 1966, six years before Star Trek. Found at YouTube from cart00nist via Boing Boing.

Krazy Kat Cartoon: Housewarming

Saturday, February 6th, 2010

This Krazy Kat cartoon originally aired on television in 1963. Found at YouTube from thesixtiesguy.

Night Of The Living Dead Movie

Saturday, September 23rd, 2006

For me, this is the mother of all zombie movies: ‘s . The plot is simple: Radiation fallout from a downed satellite brings the dead back to life and the living must rekill them.

Released in , the film has been viewed as a critique of American society of the . Women are potrayed as hysterical and helpless, as they often were at the time. In the year that and were assasinated, the hero of the movie is a resourceful and heroic black man who is ultimately killed off by rednecks. Many have also seen it as commentary on the because of the similar imagery of grainy black and white newsreels, excessive carnage, search and destroy missions, and hoving helicopters.

All that escaped me when I first saw it on my friend’s VCR in the late . I just thought it was a great horror film (runs 1:35:40) Found at Hulu: