Fellow Svengoolie pals will be jumping for joy this weekend as he will be showcase a vintage Universal Studios thriller with two iconic screen legends.
“Svengoolie” presents: “The Invisible Ray” (1936)
1936 Universal Studios trailer for “The Invisible Ray” (with Realart re-issue end titles).
The legendary Chicago/Berwyn-based horror film host will be showing “The Invisible Ray,” this Sat., Aug. 19 at 10 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Central on Me-TV.
The film was directed by Lambert Hillyer, who also directed “Dracula’s Daughter” (which was also released by Universal in 1936) and the 1943 Columbia Pictures “Batman” serial film series.
This will be Sven’s fourth telecast of “The Invisible Ray” on Me-TV. He had previously shown the 1936 Universal Studios thriller in June 2013, Jan. 2014 and May 2015.
Who was in “The Invisible Ray?”
The players who appeared in Hillyer’s screen thriller were Boris Karloff (as Dr. Janos Rukh), Bela Lugosi (as Dr. Felix Benet), Frances Drake (as Diane Rukh), Frank Lawton (as Ronald Drake), Beulah Bondi (as Lady Arabella Stevens), Walter Kingsford (as Sir Francis Stevens) and Violet Kemble Cooper (as Mother Rukh).
Fellow fans of “Svengoolie” will be excited for a mix of spooks and hilarity this Sat. with Universal Studios’ legendary comedic duo.
“Svengoolie” presents: “The Time of Their Lives” (1946, with Abbott & Costello)
1946 Universal theatrical trailer for “The Time of Their Lives.”
The iconic Chicago-based horror host will be showing the 1946 spook comedy, “The Time of Their Lives” this Sat., July 1 at 10 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Central on Me-TV.
This isn’t the first time that Sven has showcased “The Time of Their Lives” on Me-TV. He had previously shown the 1946 Abbott & Costello farce back in March 2016.
Who was in “The Time of Their Lives” (with Bud and Lou)?
The actors who appeared in “The Time of Their Lives” were Bud Abbott (who played the dual roles of Cuthbert Greenway and Dr. Ralph Greenway), Lou Costello (as Horatio Prim), Marjorie Reynolds (as Melody Allen), Binnie Barnes (as Mildred Dean), John Shelton (as Sheldon Gage), Gale Sondergaard (as Emily), Jess Barker (as Thomas Danbury), Lynn Baggett (as June Prescott), Robert H. Barrat (as Major Putnam) and William Hall (as Sergeant Conners).