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The Edgar Wallace Mysteries: Marriage of Convenience

The first Edgar Wallace Mystery featured Wilfred Bramble, and now it’s the turn of the other Steptoe, Harry H. Corbett, this time in the lead role as Inspector Bruce, a detective on the trail of an escaped convict. We start … Continue reading

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The Edgar Wallace Mysteries: Clue of the Twisted Candle

This is the first film from the Edgar Wallace Mysteries series that is actually based on an Edgar Wallace book, and it’s certainly very different to Urge to Kill, which we looked at a couple of weeks ago. This is … Continue reading

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The Edgar Wallace Mysteries: Urge to Kill

Over the last couple of weeks we have been looking at A for Andromeda, and this week we are moving from one creepy statue, revolving in the mist, to another. The bust in question belongs to Edgar Wallace, and appears … Continue reading

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Planet of the Apes

There are a few gaps in my sci-fi knowledge, and it’s about time I filled them. OK, I’ve been browbeaten by some friends into filling them, but either way I felt it was time to finally take the plunge and … Continue reading

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Christmas Lost

Looking back through some old Bioscope magazines, covering the early days of cinema, there are plenty of references to films that were made to pull in the punters at Christmas.  The following quote is from the 5th November 1914 issue: … Continue reading

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Daleks’ Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.

It’s August 1966, and the second Dr. Who film has arrived in cinemas, Daleks’ Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. or according to the trailer and film poster Daleks – Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.  Either way, it an odd clumsifying of the … Continue reading

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Dr. Who & the Daleks

So here we have it, the first ever Doctor Who movie: Dr. Who & the Daleks.  Hold on a minute.  No no no.  A quick glance at the movie poster for this film will reveal that the title is actually: … Continue reading

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