Vintage Pop Fictions: Richard Marsh’s The Beetle
This is is certainly one very bizarre and outrageous book. Although it’s a mystery it contains very definite elements of the gothic, it involves supernatural or apparently supernatural events, and there’s some horror.
Kay Francis, William Powell, Carole Lombard
Ladies’ Man 1931
Classic Movie Ramblings: Red Light (1949)
Neglected film noir gem starring George Raft, Virginia Mayo and Raymond Burr.
Léon-François Comerre, l’Odalisque au tambourin. More at Strange Tears.
Dick Powell stars with Claire Trevor and Anne Shirley in Edward Dmytryk Murder, My Sweet (1944), adapted from Raymond Chandler’s Farewell, My Lovely. Reviewed at Classic Movie Ramblings.
Richard Vernon and Michael Aldridge in the unconventional cult 1965 espionage/crime TV series The Man in Room 17. Reviewed at Cult TV Lounge.
Jane Fonda in costume for Barbarella