Richard H. Landau


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Violent Road (1958) -- (Movie Clip) You Get Nervous And Jumpy We infer here that Dick Foran as military veteran Frank (a.k.a. Sarge) works at the nearby rocket company that has to move in a hurry due to a series of accidents, and he has problems at home, implied by his troubled wife Edith (Ann Doran), the first scene for both, in Warner Bros.’ Violent Road, 1958, starring Brian Keith.
Violent Road (1958) -- (Movie Clip) You Must Take A Lot Of Vitamins! After an opening with a crash of a military test rocket, Brian Keith pulls up in the town where it happened, ending things with Merry Anders in a nice Fairlane, looking for trucking work, meeting boozy John Dennis, with Arthur Batanides, then impressed secretary Charmienne Harker, in Violent Road, 1958, from prolific producer-director Howard W. Koch.
Violent Road (1958) -- (Movie Clip) Felt Like An Earthquake Feels like Henri-Geoge Clouzot’s Wages Of Fear from a few years earlier, Brian Keith as head trucker Mitch gets help from partner Joe (Perry Lopez) getting their rocket fuel through a tight spot, Dick Foran and Efrem Zimbalist Jr. the second crew, Sean Garrison and Arthur Batanides going last, in Violent Road, 1958.
Born Reckless (1958) -- (Movie Clip) Title Tune, Boy Scout The never famous San Antonio rocker Johnny Olenn, on a rare Fender tenor electric guitar, leads with the title song, then leading man Jeff Richards turns down a rodeo tootsie (Asa Maynor) and visits sidekick "Cool Man" (Arthur Hunnicutt), opening the Mamie Van Doren vehicle Born Reckless, 1958.
Born Reckless (1958) -- (Movie Clip) He Believes In The Siesta Jackie (Mamie Van Doren) reprises the title song for rodeo rider and maybe-boyfriend Kelly (Jeff Richards, with sidekick Arthur Hunnicutt), en route to visit his Latin virtual family led by "Papa" (Nacho Galindo, Allegra Varron as "Mama," Ray Beltran "Grandfather,"), in Born Reckless, 1958.
Born Reckless (1958) -- (Movie Clip) Home Type Of Girl Introduced by rocker Johnny Olenn, Mamie Van Doren as trick rider and, it turns out, also singer, "Jackie," with an original novelty number by Buddy Bregman and Sammy Styne, then hassled by a boozy rodeo reporter (Tom Dugan), early in Born Reckless, 1958.
Roadblock (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Does That Make Me Poison? After not-fully meeting in the Cincinnati airport, insurance investigator Joe (Charles McGraw), flying home, deduces that fetching fellow traveler Diane (Joan Dixon) has snagged a half-price fare to L-A by posing as his wife, early in Roadblock, 1951.
Roadblock (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Happiness Doesn't Count On the morning-after being obliged to share a Kansas hotel room because she pretended to be his wife in order to get a cheap seat on a TWA flight to Los Angeles that was grounded by weather, insurance investigator Joe (Charles McGraw) and maybe-grifter Diane (Joan Dixon) get tighter, in Roadblock, 1951.
Roadblock (1951) -- (Movie Clip) So Swell Of You Some weeks after they met by chance and she semi-snubbed him, insurance detective Joe (Charles McGraw), following a series of fur heists, finds Diane (Joan Dixon), who has no visible means of support, on the arm of a notorious crime boss (Lowell Gilmore) at an L-A club, Martha Mears the singer, in Roadblock, 1951.
Frankenstein 1970 (1958) -- (Movie Clip) Like A Rembrandt Following credits, opening in which blonde Carolyn (Jana Lund) is being chased by a monster (Mike Lane), except she isn't , Donald Barry as the director, Charlotte Austin assisting, Norbert Schiller as the monster's minder, in Frankenstein -- 1970, 1958.
Frankenstein 1970 (1958) -- (Movie Clip) Goblins All Over The Place P-R man Mike (Tom Duggin) on the phone, starlet Carolyn (Jana Lund), servant Shuter (Norbert Schiller), his boss and the host, the financially strapped Baron Victor Frankenstein (Boris Karloff) who's reluctantly rented out his castle for their TV show, Charlotte Austin as Judy the script girl, in Frankenstein 1970, 1958.
Frankenstein 1970 (1958) -- (Movie Clip) Not Too Scrupulous Long, elegant soliloquy by Baron Victor (Boris Karloff), turns out to be for director Row (Donald Barry), his star Carolyn (Jana Lund), aide Judy (Charlotte Austin) et al, shooting their TV show in the Baron's home, in Frankenstein 1970, 1958.