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video 58:39 The Steve Allen Plymouth Show- With Jack Kerouac, Frankie Laine and William Bendix- An Historical Evening Of Silliness, Melody and Literary History!

The Steve Allen Plymouth Show- With Jack K...

After introducing America to Lenny Bruce, Steve Allen took a literal literary step in the evolution of network T.V. Steve talked NBC into having a man named Kerouac read from his historical document “On The Road” during a prime time special. This is that entire program from Nov.16, 1959. 1 Hr

Posted by Rich Buckland, 01/17/2010 08:40 AM

video 81:49 "Spine Tingler- The William Castle Story" A Holiday Horror Treat Presented By Renaissance With Many Thanks To Sony Pictures- 80 Min

"Spine Tingler- The William Castle Story" ...

His name was William Castle. His films included “The Tingler” “13 Ghosts” “House On Haunted Hill” and “Homocidal.” He was a B movie master of insane intensity. Castle utilized zany methods of promotion which produced years of fun within the shock cinema genre. This is his story.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 12/23/2009 01:04 AM

video 13:30 Muhammad Ali's 50th Birthday Celebration With Dan Ackroyd, The Four Tops and Howard Cossell

Muhammad Ali's 50th Birthday Celebration W...

In 1993 ABC presented a 50th birthday special honoring Muhammad Ali. This broadcast featured a variety of artists.We are pleased to offer two segments from that program. The first is a tribute which features Howard Cossell and the second displays the talents of the great Four Tops. 14 Minutes. ENJOY

Posted by Rich Buckland, 12/04/2009 01:54 PM

video 79:44 Playhouse 90- "Days of Wine and Roses"-Live Telecast, Broadcast  October 2, 1958- Featuring Cliff Robertson and Piper Laurie. Happy Birthday, AA co founder Bill Wilson, November 26, 1895-January 24, 1971

Playhouse 90- "Days of Wine and Roses"-Liv...

This 90-minute telecast was presented live with tape inserts on October 2, 1958 and was the second episode of the third season of the anthology series Playhouse 90 on CBS. Costume changes were made possible because the Alcoholics Anonymous scenes were shot on the day prior to the live telecast.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 11/25/2009 02:37 PM

video 97:30 The Newport Folk Festival- 1963-1966- Full Film- Featuring Donavon, Judy Collins, Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Howlin Wolf, Johnny Cash, Mike Bloomfield, Paul Butterfield, Peter, Paul and Mary Plus Many Other Folk and Blues Legends!

The Newport Folk Festival- 1963-1966- Full...

We are pleased to present “Festival”, the Murray Lerner film which captures magnificent footage from the King of all festivals, Newport. This compilation defines a history of influential legends the likes of which we shall never see again.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 11/14/2009 01:26 PM

video 54:16 David Allan Coe, Willie Nelson, Asleep At The Wheel, Larry Gatlin- Live At Billy Bob's Texas- Live Concert, Interview  and Behind The Scenes Footage From The Worlds's Largest Honky Tonk-  A 2004 Retrospective- 55 Minutes

David Allan Coe, Willie Nelson, Asleep At ...

Posted by Rich Buckland, 11/09/2009 06:59 AM

video 03:38 Jim Carroll, Allen Ginsberg, Lydia Lunch, William S. Burroughs, Richard Hell, Ed Sanders, Gregory Corso, Henry Rollins, Anne Waldman- 'Poetry And The Beats.

Jim Carroll, Allen Ginsberg, Lydia Lunch, ...

Contrary to some populist opinion, the art of Poetry is a deceased function. In truth it breathes in music, film and literature around the planet. Here we are presented with the visions of two generations of Poets as they share their views on the gifts the Beat Generation brought to the craft.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 11/08/2009 03:07 PM

video 05:44 Samuel Beckett's 'Catastrophe' As Directed By David Mamet-Rare Short Film!

Samuel Beckett's 'Catastrophe' As Directed...

The great Samuel Beckett, most recognized for his transforming play ’’Waiting For Godot’’, is honored here with a cinematic rendering of his short piece ’’Catastrophe.’’ In a fit of casting genius, it stars another superb player of wright in Harold Pintor and an appearance by Sir John Gielgud.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 11/07/2009 09:08 AM