Sunday, August 30, 2009

August 30, 1969 Schedule: "Operation Top Secret" 11:30PM

On This Evening, BOB WILKINS Showed A English Dubbed French Espionage Movie Called OPERATION TOP SECRET aka LA VALSE DU GORILLE (1959).

Sunday, August 23, 2009

August 23, 1969 Schedule: "Espionage In Lisbon" 11:30PM

Well, after a few months of double features, BOB WILKINS is back to a single feature as well as an episode of SECRET AGENT. This evening, Bob showed a Spanish Produced Action Adventure titled ESPIONAGE IN LISBON aka MISION LISBON (1965) instead of the usual Horror/Sci-Fi Movie. However this movie did star BRETT HALSEY who appeared in RETURN OF THE FLY.

Sunday, August 16, 2009

August 16, 1969 Schedule: "The Final War" & "Invasion Of The Neptune Men" 12:30AM

On this evening, BOB WILKINS showed a Japanese Sci-Fi Double Feature, THE FINAL WAR (1960) aka "Dai-Sanji Sekai Taisen : Yonju-Ichi Jikan No Kyofu" & INVASION OF THE NEPTUNE MEN (1961) aka "Uchu Kaisoku-Sen".

The Latter Starred SONNY CHIBA who starred in THE STREET FIGHTER (1974) and had a part in Quentin Tarentino's KILL BILL movies.

Sunday, August 09, 2009

August 9, 1969 Schedule: "The Hand" & "The Mad Executioners" Midnight

On this evening, BOB WILKINS showed THE HAND (1960) & THE MAD EXECUTIONERS. The latter is a German Krimi based on a EDGAR WALLACE novel.

But a real life horror was happening in Southern California on this day 40 years ago. It was the SHARON TATE murders caused by the CHARLIE MANSON FAMILY. Very Sad.

Sunday, August 02, 2009

August 2, 1969 Schedule: "She Demons" & "Giant From The Unknown" 11:30PM

On this evening, BOB WILKINS showed a Double Feature of SHE DEMONS & GIANT FROM THE UNKNOWN. The latter starred BUDDY BAER as the Giant Killer Spanish Conquistador.

Buddy is the brother of famed boxer, MAX BAER and uncle of actor MAX BAER, JR who played Jethro in THE BEVERLY HILLBILLIES tv series. Buddy Baer was born JACOB HENRY BAER on JUNE 11, 1915 and he passed away on JULY 18, 1986. Buddy was over 6'6 and was a character actor and was also in JACK AND THE BEANSTALK with ABBOTT & COSTELLO, SNOW WHITE AND THE THREE STOOGES as well as TV Series like ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN and GUNSMOKE. Later Buddy owned a Furniture Store in SACRAMENTO, CA as well as being a Movie Host on KMUV-TV Channel 31 (Now KMAX-TV). Buddy is buried in EAST LAWN SIERRA HILLS MEMORIAL PARK in Sacramento.