Fellow fans of Svengoolie and cult cinema will be excited this weekend when he will showcase a 1977 thriller that was released by Universal.
“Svengoolie” presents: “The Car” (1977)
1977 Universal Studios trailer for “The Car” (1977).
The iconic Berwyn/Chicago-based horror film host will be showcasing “The Car” (1977) this Sat., July 8 at 10 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Central on Me-TV.
Sven had previously shown “The Car” on Me-TV back in Dec. 2011 (Me-TV was unavailable in the Frederick/Washington, D.C. television market until early 2013) and April 2016.
The film was directed by Elliot Silverstein, who also directed “Cat Ballou” (1965) and “A Man Called Horse” (1970). Silverstein would later direct four episodes of the HBO horror anthology series, “Tales from the Crypt” (1991-94, which was inspired by the 1950s EC comic book series of the same name).
Who was in “The Car?”
The players who appeared in “The Car” were James Brolin (as Wade Parent), Kathleen Lloyd (as Lauren), R.G. Armstrong (as Amos), John Marley (as Everett), Elizabeth Thompson (as Margie), John Rubenstein (as John Morris), Kim Richards (as Lynn Marie), Eddie Little Sky (as Denson), Roy Jenson (as Ray Mott) and Ronny Cox (as Luke).
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).