Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Veronica is indeed Bewitching

Practically forgotten today, I Married A Witch (1942) was no doubt the inspiration for the t.v. show Bewitched. Both Veronica Lake and Elizabeth Montgomery made cute as heck Witches. Enjoy this restored poster.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Scary? Strange? Weird?

This should really be shown to every child growing up. That way, you can find out if they are prone to Nightmares! Here, Stinky the Skunk shows Red "Something" in a bird cage. Is that the Wolf behind her?

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Groucho and Miss Dumont

The favorite foil of Groucho was Margaret Dumont. Her sincere and very straight, verbal delivery, opposite Groucho's snappy one liners, is a joy to behold. Here is a restored lobby card to one of their weaker features.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

The Abbott & Costello Scare films

Overshadowed by A&C Meet Frankenstein, Hold that Ghost is a great scare comedy. Here is the restored half sheet from the Realart re-release.