Warlock (1959) – Episode 31

Warlock (1959) - Henry Fonda

Warlock (1959) is a rehash of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral with an all-star cast that includes Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, and Anthony Quinn.

Rough Script Warlock (1959)

Welcome to Episode 31 – Warlock (1959). I am sorry if you were expecting a horror film as this is a classic western. We are continuing with the Richard Widmark line that was begun in Episode 23 The Long Ships (1964). This is a very complex movie and I will use a quote from the Tennessee Word Smith, with a link on WordPress, to outline the movie:

“Imagine a movie with an intricate plot, driven not so much by events as by the tangled relationships between several well-drawn characters. It is a movie with obvious homoerotic undertones and some surprisingly intense violence. To further stretch your imagination, envision it as a film made in 1959 –and a Western, at that.”
Tennessee WordSmith

That’s a pretty good summary so I will jump right into the … Continue reading

The Magic Sword (1962) – Episode 24

The Magic Sword (1962)

The Magic Sword (1962) was directed by Burt I. Gordan. This movie tells the tale of a battle between two sorcerers and a knight and a princess trying to find true love. This movie features magical knights, dragons, and other assorted creepy thing. It is a tale that should not be missed.

Rough Script The Magic Sword (1962)

Today is episode 24 The Magic Sword (1962). To get here we had to jump on the Basil Rathbone line from the Revenge of Frankenstein (1958). The Magic Sword has been one of my favorites since I was a Yout. Fortunately, I haven’t seen it since I say it in the theater and my memories constructed a better movie. Hey but don’t get me wrong it was fun to watch and you should definitely see it if you haven’t. It is campy and quirky enough that you won’t feel too bad wasting a lazy Sunday afternoon with this film – that is as long as it doesn’t cost you anything.

Burt … Continue reading