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video 50:24 The Untouchables- The Lily Dallas Story- Featuring The Great Larry Parks- 50 Minutes.

The Untouchables- The Lily Dallas Story- F...

Larry Parks was an enigmatic actor of the 1940’s whose career took a dark turn when he was blacklisted by the ugly machine piloted by Senator Joseph McCarthy. After an Academy Award nomination for “The Jolson Story” his roles diminished. This star turn on “The Untouchables” was his final TV role.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 07/16/2010 03:25 PM

video 21:49 Is "Stagecoach" The Greatest Motion Picture Ever Made?

Is "Stagecoach" The Greatest Motion Pictur...

From the moment that motion pictures became an art form that aspired to inspire, the race began to create the most emotive productions possible. “Stagecoach” articulates and combines both the visual as well as the poetic in an unprecedented fashion. This comprehensive video essay says it all. 20 Min

Posted by Rich Buckland, 07/05/2010 02:10 PM

video 08:44 Van Morrison- "Madame George"- Live At The Hollywood Bowl

Van Morrison- "Madame George"- Live At The...

Van performs one of his least played pieces from the last four decades as part of his “Astral Weeks- Live At The Hollywood Bowl Concert.” Every image is in place from the visions of Cypress Avenue to the click-clacking of the high heeled shoe. Genius at work. 9 Minutes

Posted by Rich Buckland, 06/27/2010 11:29 AM

video 31:36 Van Morrison- "Astral Weeks" Live At The Hollywood Bowl- Brilliant Performances Of "Astral Weeks", "Beside You", "Slim Slo Slider", and "Sweet Thing"

Van Morrison- "Astral Weeks" Live At The H...

It has been suggested that Van Morrisons 1970 recording “Astral Weeks” is one of the top ten albums of the last four decades. For me, it stands alone. In 2009 he re examined this work once again.for live audiences around the world. Here are some of the very brilliant results. 30 Min.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 06/25/2010 05:40 PM

video 61:17 Ready, Steady, Go- The 1965 British Rock Program Featuring, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Dusty Springfield, The Who, Cilla Black, The Dave Clark Five, Van Morrison and Them, Georgie Fame and Others!

Ready, Steady, Go- The 1965 British Rock P...

In the United States, American Bandstand was the premier Rock and Roll television program. In the United Kingdom, the best of the best performed on the famed Ready, Steady, Go! Here are one hour of live performances that capture that extraordinary period of Pop with energy, flavor and flair. 1 Hour

Posted by Rich Buckland, 06/06/2010 12:05 PM

video 37:36 OBSCENE- The Literal Trials and Tribulations Of Barney Rosset and Grove Press! Part Two

OBSCENE- The Literal Trials and Tribulatio...

The second and final installment of the Barney Rosset saga, the man who fought in exhaustive fashion to bring us the uncensored works of Henry Miller, Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, Malcolm X, Samuel Beckett and so many other literary giants. 37 Minutes.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 05/24/2010 10:55 PM

video 59:32 OBSCENE- The Saga Of 'Notorious' Publisher, Barney Rosset- Part One

OBSCENE- The Saga Of 'Notorious' Publisher...

He was responsible for the publication of precedent setting literature such as Ginsbergs “Howl” and Henry Millers “Tropic Of Cancer.” He began Grove Press and was responsible for the release of the break through film “I Am Curious Yellow.” He was also charged with obscenity numerous times. 1Hr.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 05/22/2010 11:54 AM

video 50:43 Twelve Angry Men- The Original Studio One Television Broadcast!

Twelve Angry Men- The Original Studio One ...

The 1950’s presented a dramatic turn in the number of influential teleplays broadcast live. Many of these productions became the stuff of legends. Such is the case with the Reginald Rose masterpiece, Twelve Angry Men with Robert Cummings playing the lead, later made famous by Henry Fonda. One Hour.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 05/07/2010 10:05 AM