Sunday, August 27, 2006

Hooray for Hollywood!

From "The Easter Egg Parade," the Cosy Corner Christmas Special, August 1987

[I'm trying to get hold of good copies of the pictures to scan]

The Tale of Peter Rabbit (1932)
Warner Brothers' presentation of the Beatrix Potter story, starring George Raft and James Cagney and featuring Pat O'Brian as Mr. McGregor.

An American Werewolf in Paris (1951)
Lon Chaney Jr. stars as Gene Kelly in this sumptuous extravaganza of lycanthropic terpsichore.

The Rather Over-compensating for Shyness Version Of Brief Encounter (1947)
The remake of the David Lean classic wherein Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson are arrested at Carnforth Station after complaints lodged by catering management.

Citizen Kong (1943)
How a seventy-foot tall gorilla conquered the Yellow Press of America.

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