In Mayberry on Record, a record producer comes to Mayberry. He’s trying to create a hit record of authentic folk music. But when the people of Mayberry insist on buying part of his record company, Sheriff Andy smells a rat …
All About Eve (1950) starring Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Gary Merrill
All About Eve: Fasten your seat belts for a bumpy ride. This is the story of an aging actress, undone by a young, ambitious fan. Sophisticated performances by Davis, Sanders and Baxter shine in this scathing look at the world of the theater.
Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956), starring Hugh Marlow, Joan Taylor, special effects by Ray Harryhausen
Synopsis of Earth vs. the Flying Saucers
Dr. Russell Marvin heads up Operation Skyhook, which is tasked with sending rockets into the upper atmosphere to probe for future space flights. Unfortunately, all the rockets are somehow disappearing. While investigating this strange occurrence, Russell and his new assistant/wife Carol Marvin are abducted by a flying saucer, where the aliens demand to meet with certain people in order to negotiate. But it was a trick; the aliens only wanted to kill them. The invasion has begun and if Russell and Carol can’t find a way to get past their defenses and stop these creatures, it may be the end of the human race.
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 a message that still resonates, decades later.