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"The Black Rider" - British Atomic Smuggling Adventure
released in December, 1954
The Actors: Jimmy Hanley (Jerry Marsh), Rona Anderson (Mary Plack), Leslie Dwyer (Robert Plack), Lionel Jeffries (Martin Brenner), Beatrice Varley (Mrs. Marsh), Michael Golden (henchman Rakoff), Robert Rietty (henchman Mario, the black rider), Valerie Hanson (Karen, Bremmer's niece), Vincent Ball (Ted Lintott), Edwin Richfield (George Morgan), Kenneth Connor (George Amble, village drunk), James Raglan (Rackton), Frank Atkinson (Frank the landlord), Edie Martin (elderly lady), Peter Swanwick (man on holiday), Sarah Davies (wife of man on holiday), John Pike (son of man on holiday), Anne Gillens (Joyce, librarian), Andrew Leigh (small man), John Baker (van driver), Frank Taylor (Corporal)
Atomic Sabotage and the Black Monk
It seems that Brockham Castle, on the hilltop overlooking the small English town of Brockham, is haunted by a monk wearing a hooded black robe and riding a horse that spews fire from its mouth every time the moon is full. Jerry Marsh, played by Jimmy Hanley, a rookie reporter for the little newspaper, is on the search for the spooky monk with the help of his girlfriend Mary, and his new motorcycle. Jerry joins the local motorcycle club where they have fun with spoon and egg races and such, like all motorcycle clubs might do in small English villages. This isn't your Marlon Brando style of motorcycle gang, mind you, just the local boys enjoying the cool country air on the cheapest form of transportation available. This is the 1950's, and with World War II over the focus is on family life, holiday by the sea and making all of those baby-boom kids . . . It is also the dawn of the Atomic Age, and the world is beginning to fear the unintended consequences of Atomic power. The MacGuffin in this adventure is an atomic bomb the size of a large artillery shell being smuggled into the deserted castle piece by piece and put together by a nefarious wealthy man along with his niece Karen and two henchmen, one of which is Mario, the black hooded motorcycle rider scaring the drunks and other villagers who stumble by. This leads to that and Jerry's girlfriend Mary is kidnapped by the smugglers and held in the dungeon of the old castle. It is up to Jerry to convince the townsmen that there is great danger in the castle and organize the motorcycle club and the rest of the town to go out into the full moon night to rescue his girlfriend and capture the atomic smugglers. Pop a big bowl of white kernel popcorn with plenty of warm melted butter drizzled over it and enjoy the show.
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Meet John Doe - 1941: The Frank Capra classic set in the Great Depression era that pits the common man against the political masters. You can't be a fan of old movies until you watch Frank Capra's old movies. This one premiered seventy years ago, and it still stirs our emotions and thoughts now. It is as timely as if it were produced today.
Angel and the Bad Man - 1947: One of the great teachers of the Secret Law of Attraction is Dr. Joe Vitale . . . but before he was even born actor John Wayne paid for and produced this Cowboy Western that featured The Law of Attraction.
The Time of Your Life - 1948: James Cagney financed this strangely different feel-good movie, and he plays the part of Joe, a barfly that tries to live his life by making everyone around him better. I watch this one often, and try to become more like Joe every day.
Painted Faces - 1929: Comedy legend Joe E. Brown is a circus clown in a surprisingly serious role as a juror in a Christmas week murder trial who tells the other jurors a story that will change their verdicts in a pre-code drama that could not have been made a few years later.
Charade - 1963: It doesn't get much better than Cary Grant and Audry Hepburn in a tale of death, deception, spies and lost wealth as a woman tries to sort out the good guys from the bad guys in this cold-war spy thriller love story.