Category Archives: television

Calling Clark Kent — not Superman — to the rescue

News stories about September 2015 death of Jack Larson — “Jimmy Olsen” on the 1950s Superman television series — often mentioned the actor’sĀ dislike for story-lines that repeatedly had “Jimmy” dripping wet, threatened by rising tides or torture-rooms filling with water. … Continue reading

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More on radio-film adaptations – and a bit of Libel

Just when I thought I had a nice round figure — 50 radio adaptations of Hollywood filmsĀ about journalists — I discovered that two movies I had already written about weren’t on the master list, which includes quite a few I … Continue reading

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