Twelve O’Clock High (1949)

Robin Hood Toby mug from Twelve O’Clock High (1949)

Welcome to today’s show, my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on Apple Podcast or wherever you get your podcast. Also, there are links to social media in the podcast show notes. You can also go to to read notes, bios, and other random…

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Dr. David Anderson Talks Science Fiction for Archaeology and the Movies Series

Dr. David G. Anderson of the University of Tennessee Knoxville joins us to day to share his expert knowledge on science fiction and archaeology. See more Archaeology and the Movies Edited Transcript John: (00:00) I’m very excited to be here today with Dr. David Anderson. He’s a professor of archaeology…

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Frankenstein (1910) Classic Movie Review 184

Frankenstein (1910)

Today’s movie is Frankenstein (1910).  As I am I apt to do I was cruising Amazon Prime looking for something to watch and I stumbled across the original film version of Frankenstein (1910). It was a Thomas Alva Edison production. He is best known for inventing the phonograph, the movie…

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Command Decision (1948) Classic Movie Review 183

Command Decision (1948)

Today’s movie is Command Decision (1948). This is a good Clark Gable movie that plays on his real-world experience in the U.S. Army Air Corp in World War II. Being a big star and 40-years old, Gable could have had it pretty easy. Instead, he flew at least five combat…

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The Man from the Alamo (1953) Classic Movie Review 182

The Man from the Alamo (1953)

Today’s movie is The Man from the Alamo (1953). This film has a pretty low rating of 6.5[1] on It fares a little better on with a 100 percent on the Tomatometer based on a few reviews and 70[2] percent audience approval, which is about the same as…

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Armored Car Robbery (1950) Classic Movie Review 181

Armored Car Robbery (1950)

Today’s movie is Armored Car Robbery (1950). This is nice short Film Noir with a really good criminal and pretty a decent Femme Fatale. The hero was a cop instead of a private eye. rates this film 7.0[1] while has it at a 63 percent audience score[2]. This…

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Dr. Russell K. Skowronek Talks Pirate Archaeology for Archaeology and the Movies Series

Russell K. Skowronek Pirate Archaeology

I am very excited to announce that archaeologist Dr. Russell K. Skowronek is being interviewed for the Archaeology and the Movies Series. Dr. Skowronek is a professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. He is also an expert on pirate archaeology. He has written numerous books, many with…

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Dr. Julie M. Schablitsky Interview for Archaeology and the Movies Series

Julie M. Schablitsky

I am very excited to announce that Dr. Julie M. Schablitsky is the first archaeologists to be interviewed for the Archaeology and the Movies Series. Dr. Schablitsky is the Chief archeologist at the Maryland Department of Transportation, a professor at the University of Oregon and the University of Maryland, and…

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