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Superman and the Mole Men

Superman and the Mole Man (1951) starring George Reeves, Phyllis Coates, Jeff Corey
Superman and the Mole Man (1951) starring George Reeves, Phyllis Coates, Jeff Corey In Superman and the Mole Men, drilling the deepest oil well ever creates an opening for the subterranean Mole Men to visit the surface. They’re simply curious … But paranoid townspeople fear their glowing in...
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Lost Continent [Cesar Romero]

Robert L. Lippert's Lost Continent - Monsters in a land that time forget! Starring Cesar Romero, Hugh Beaumont, John Hoyt
Lost Continent (1951) starring Cesar Romero, John Hoyt, Hugh Beaumont, Hillary Brooke Synopsis Lost Continent begins when an atomic-powered military rocket is lost in an unexplored region of the South Pacific. An Air Force expedition is dispatched to find it. Searching by air, their plane goes out of...
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An American in Paris [Gene Kelly]

An American in Paris (1951), starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, directed by Vincente Minelli
An American in Paris (1951), starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, directed by Vincente Minelli Synopsis of An American in Paris Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron sing and dance to the music of George and Ira Gershwin in An American in Paris. When ex-GI Jerry Mulligan (Kelly) remains...
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Jezebel song lyrics

Song lyrics to Jezebel (1951) written by Wayne Shanklin. The title refers to the biblical Jezebel, a wicked, Baal-worshipping Phoenician princess who ruled Israel as queen to King Ahab.
Song lyrics to Jezebel (1951) written by Wayne Shanklin. The title refers to the biblical Jezebel, a wicked, Baal-worshipping Phoenician princess who ruled Israel as queen to King Ahab.
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The Magic Carpet [Lucille Ball]

The Magic Carpet, starring Lucille Ball and John Agar
The Magic Carpet (1951), starring Lucille Ball and John Agar I’ve just finished watching The Magic Carpet with my children, having DVR’ed it earlier.  How can I describe this movie?  The word “cheesy”comes to mind; it’s a very typical Arabian Nights-style story, with an evil man overthrowing (and...
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Black Strap Molasses

Song lyrics to Black Strap Molasses– performed by Danny Kaye, Groucho Marx, Jimmy Durante, and Jane Wyman Black Strap Molasses is a novelty song by Carmine Ennis and Marilou Harrington, released in August 1951. It was recorded by Groucho Marx, Jimmy Durante, Jane Wyman, and Danny Kaye, with chorus and...
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On Moonlight Bay

On Moonlight Bay, starring Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Leon Ames, Rosemary DeCamp
On Moonlight Bay (1951), starring Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Leon Ames, Rosemary DeCamp Synopsis of On Moonlight Bay  On Moonlight Bay is about a family that moves to a small Indiana town. Their tomboy daughter begins a romance with the neighbor across the street, who bears radically unconventional views...
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The Day the Earth Stood Still

The Day the Earth Stood Still, starring Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe - DVD
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) starring Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe The Day the Earth Stood Still is one of the classic science fiction movies, and with good reason. The acting is excellent, as are the special effects and cinematography – and with...
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Royal Wedding

Royal Wedding (1951) starring Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford, Sarah Churchill
Movie review of Royal Wedding (1951) starring Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford, Sarah Churchill Tom and Ellen Bowen (Fred Astaire and Jane Powell) are a brother and sister dance duo invited to perform in London during the same time that Princess Elizabeth and Prince Phillip are to...
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Quo Vadis

Quo Vadis (1951) starring Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn, Peter Ustinov
Quo Vadis (1951) starring Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn, Peter Ustinov Quo Vadis is the kind of movie that Hollywood doesn’t, and won’t, make anymore. It’s a three-hour epic, telling the story of Marcus Vinicius (Robert Taylor), a Roman general returning to Nero’s Rome after 3 years...
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