Friday, August 03, 2007

Two ads from March, 1970 for the band Non-Profit Scoiety, one at the Key Lounge/Hi-Lo Music Bar in Albany, and at Otto's in Latham.

Thursday, August 02, 2007


Back in May, 1971 Raleigh's Ambassador screened the Swedish/US production THE NIGHT VISITOR (1971), with Max von Sydow.

Wednesday, August 01, 2007

Jazz on a Sunday Afternoon

From March, 1970, a jazz show at the Albany Institute of History & Art, with Nick Brignola, Don York, Lester Bass, and Dick Gail.

Tuesday, July 31, 2007


Here's a killer Proctor's ad from January, 1977. First up is a Sean Connery double-feature: the political thriller THE NEXT MAN (1976) and John Huston's THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING (1975); then a special late show screening of Neil Young's rare and bizarre stoner fest JOURNEY THROUGH THE PAST (1974), which has only ever been available through bootleggers; the kiddie matinee rounds out the ad with Ishirô Honda's YOG MONSTER FROM SPACE, the US release of Gezora, Ganime, Kameba: Kessen! Nankai no daikaijû (1970), on DVD as SPACE AMOEBA.

Monday, July 30, 2007


Here's an adults-only UK double-feature at the Super 50 Drive-in, from October, 1960. NATURE'S PARADISE was Fanfare's retitled release of the nudie NUDIST PARADISE (1958); available on VHS from Something Weird. COVER GIRL KILLER (1959) was a thriller starring Harry H. Corbett, the younger character in the British TV series Steptoe and Son, on which Sanford and Son was based; doesn't seem to have gotten an official release, but is available from public domain dealers.

Sunday, July 29, 2007


Another adult double-feature at the Center Drive-in, from July, 1971. Mac Ahlberg directed this 1970 French/Swedish version of Émile Zola's frequently-adapted novel NANA, released in the States by Distinction; doesn't seem to have ever gotten a home release. THE HANG UP (1970) was a John Hayes vice cop drama with Sebastian Gregory and Peter Balakoff; available on VHS and DVD-R from Something Weird.