Friday, January 27, 2017

The Sound Of Music

The Sound of Music from 1965.......
is a must see  movie masterpiece.
It was directed by Robert Wise,  with
Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer in starring rolls.

The film is an adaptation of the 1959 Broadway musical The Sound of Music, composed by Richard Rodgers with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.
The film's screenplay was written by Ernest Lehman, adapted from the stage musical's book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse.

Based on the memoir...... The Story of the Trapp Family Singers by Maria Von Trapp, the film is about a young Austrian woman studying to become a nun in Salzburg in 1938 who is sent to the villa of a retired naval officer and widower to be governess to his seven children.

After bringing love and music into the lives of the family through kindness and patience, she marries the officer and together with the children they find a way to survive the loss of their homeland through courage and faith.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

WESTWORLD

Westworld is a 1973 American science fiction Western thriller film written and directed by novelist Michael Crichton about amusement park androids that malfunction and begin killing visitors.
It stars Yul Brynner as an android in a futuristic Western-themed amusement park, and Richard Benjamin and James Brolin as guests of the park.

 BOY! Have we got the vacation for you!

Monday, January 23, 2017

One Million Years B.C.



 Ever see One Million Years B.C.?
 It was a must see back in 1966!

 As the Earth wrestles with its agonizing birth, the people of this barren and desolate world struggle to survive.
 Driven by animal instinct they compete against the harsh conditions, giant predators, and warring tribes.

 When Tumak (John Richardson) and Loana (Raquel Welch) from opposing clans fall in love...... the existing world is shattered forever as each tribe struggles for supremacy and man embarks on his tortuous, voyage toward civilization.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

The Password is-YTV

Password is an American television game show which was created by Bob Stewart for Mark Goodson & Bill Todman Productions.
The host was Allen Ludden, who had previously been well known as the host of the G.E. College Bowl. 

Password originally aired for 1,555 daytime telecasts each weekday from October 2, 1961 to September 15, 1967 on CBS. At the same time there were weekly prime time airings from January 2, 1962 to September 9, 1965......
and then from December 25, 1966 to May 22, 1967.

An additional 1,099 daytime shows aired from April 5, 1971 to June 27, 1975 on ABC.
The show's announcers were Jack Clark and Lee Vines on CBS and John Harlan on ABC.
Two revivals later aired on NBC from 1979 to 1982 and 1984 to 1989, followed by a prime time version on CBS from 2008 to 2009.

 In 2013......TV Guide ranked it #8 in its list of the 60 greatest game shows ever.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

The novel by Jules Verne was originally serialized from March 1869 through June 1870 in a periodical of Pierre Jules Hetzel's who was a French editor and publisher.
The deluxe illustrated edition, published by Hetzel in November 1871, included 111 illustrations.
The book was highly acclaimed when released, and still is now. It is regarded as one of the premiere adventure novels and one of Verne's greatest works.
It was published in English in 1872.

In 1954 Walt Disney personally produced the movie 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea.
It was directed by Richard Fleischer and was the very first science fiction film to be shot in Cinema Scope.

A must own for that library! 
I must pop some corn and watch this once again!
It stars Kirk Douglas, James Mason,Paul Lukas and Peter Lorre....
ENJOY!

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Journey To The Center Of The Earth

In 1864 Jules Verne published Journey To The Center Of The Earth.
95 years later in 1959 Twentieth Century Fox brought his book to life for the silver screen.

 A vintage classic Yesteryear video!Truly....
it is a must see!
A great film to experience once again,
if you saw it when you were young.

 It was directed by Henry Levin and stars James Mason, Pat Boone and Arlene Dahl. It's original release date was......December 16. 1959