Now that the big snowstorm has arrived in the area for the weekend, nothing beats watching a good movie or TV show during this time.
There are some entertaining films that will shown on TV (and online) during the weekend. From the home office of “Silver Screen Reflections” and “At The Matinee,” here are a couple of top movie picks to watch during the weekend.
Svengoolie presents “Dead Man’s Eyes” (1944) on Me-TV
It wouldn’t be Saturday night without “Svengoolie” and his showcase of vintage Universal Studios horror films on Me-TV.
Sven will present the 1944 thriller, “Dead Man’s Eyes,” featuring Lon Chaney, Jr., Jean Parker, Paul Kelly and “Acquanetta.” Reginald LeBorg’s film was based on an episode of NBC’s “Inner Sanctum” radio mystery series (based on the same series of mystery/suspense novels), which aired for nine years.
“Dead Man’s Eyes” (1944) will air this Saturday at 10 p.m. Eastern on Me-TV (available on WJLA-TV 7.2/Comcast 204 in the Frederick, Maryland/Washington, D.C. area).
It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963, presented on TubiTV for free in stunning High-Definition!)
As part of an arrangement with MGM, TubiTV has made several post-1952 United Artists feature films available for streaming on the free, ad-supported service. One of the crown jewels in the offering is Stanley Kramer’s 1963 comedy masterpiece, “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.”
With an all-star cast (featuring Spencer Tracy, Jimmy Durante, Milton Berle, Ethel Merman, Sid Caesar, Edie Adams, Terry-Thomas, Jonathan Winters, Buddy Hackett, Mickey Rooney, Phil Silvers, Dorothy Provine and others), this comedy is still fresh and funny after it was released 53 years ago.
Now you can see “It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World” for free on TubiTV in its original Ultra Panavision widescreen format, mastered in High-Definition with Ernest Gold’s stereophonic score (along with the original entr’acte, intermission and exit music cues). You will not be disappointed by Stanley Kramer’s comedic farce.
TubiTV can be also accessed on any Roku streaming device.
Sit back, relax with some popcorn (with a hot beverage) and watch some good films over the weekend. A perfect “stress reliever” from shoveling snow (and intensive work).
To all fellow “friends of the matinee,” stay warm (and stay safe)!
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