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     2  ~ 2014 jul 24green stone suzanne blancReviewed by Gloria Maxwell: SUZANNE BLANC – The Green Stone .SUZANNE BLANC – The Green Stone . Carroll & Graf, reprint paperback, 1984. Previous editions: Harper & Brothers, hc, 1961. Detective Book ...
     3  +4 2014 sep 09janet louise robertsThe Compleat JANET LOUISE ROBERTS . - mystery*file on-lineROBERTS , JANET LOUISE (1925-1984). See pseudonyms Louisa Bronte, Rebecca Danton & Janette Radcliffe. Some of the listed titles are ...
     4  +49 2014 sep 29hot curves steve qFATAL KISS - Reviews by Steve Lewis - mystery*file on-lineJudith Skillings, Dangerous Curves Katharine Hill, Dead ... Q . Patrick, Return to the Scene ..... There is also the hot wind that blows across the Nevada desert.
     6  ~ 2014 sep 12hunter hunter 1977A TV Review by Michael Shonk: HUNTER [Pilot and Series; 1977 ]HUNTER . CBS / Lorimar Production. 1977 . PILOT: (never aired) Cast: James Franciscus as James Hunter . Guest Cast: Linda Evans, Ned ...
     11  +6 2014 sep 17apery conanSearch Results » apery - mystery*file on-lineThe first was Helen Burrell Gibson D' Apery , 1842-1915, who wrote as Olive ... Also contains two Sherlock Holmes stories by A. Conan Doyle.
     11  +5 2014 aug 27buy soft core paperbacksADVENTURES IN COLLECTING: Whither Vintage Paperbacks ? by The Doc asks about the prices of vintage paperbacks over the years. .... One big blunder I made was not buying the thousands of soft core  ...
     11  +29 2014 jul 31the interrupted journeyA Movie Review by Dan Stumpf: INTERRUPTED JOURNEY (1949).INTERRUPTED JOURNEY . British Lion, UK, 1949. Valerie Hobson, Richard Todd, Christine Norden, Tom Walls, Ralph Truman, Vida Hope, ...
     13  -2 2014 oct 05slow burn johnny deppMovie Review – SLOW BURN (1986). - mystery*file on-lineSLOW BURN . 1986. Made for Cable TV (Showtime). Eric Roberts, Beverly D' Angelo, Raymond J. Berry, Emily Longstreth, Johnny Depp , Henry ...
     13  -3 2014 sep 21ted allbeuryArchived Review: TED ALLBEURY – The Reaper.TED ALLBEURY – The Reaper. Grafton; UK paperback original, 1st printing, 1980. US title: The Stalking Angel. Mysterious Press, hc, 1988; ...
     13  -1 2014 sep 21split second 1953A Movie Review by David L. Vineyard: SPLIT SECOND ( 1953 ).SPLIT SECOND . RKO Radio Pictures, 1953 . Stephen McNally, Alexis Smith, Jan Sterling, Keith Andes, Arthur Hunnicutt, Paul Kelly, RIchard ...
     13  +13 2014 jul 25i the juryMike Nevins on MICKEY SPILLANE and “ I, THE JURY .”Like just about everyone else in America I had read Spillane's early novels — the septet of bestsellers that began with I, the Jury (1947) and ...
     14  -1 2014 sep 10lon chaney jrReviewed by Dan Stumpf: Three 1940s Lon Chaney MUMMY films.Universal, 1944. Lon Chaney Jr ., John Carradine, Robert Lowery, Ramsay Ames, Barton MacLane, George Zucco. Director: Reginald Le Borg.
     14  +87 2014 aug 23warren wilkie scwLinks - mystery*file on-lineFilm: NLT, 1970; also released as Outback ( scw : Evan Jones; dir: Ted .... Warren Haggerty: Would I ask you to do this thing for me if I didn't ...
     17  +7 2014 jul 24john d macdonaldInterview with JOHN D . MacDONALD , by Ed Gorman.I interviewed John D . MacDonald three times over the years, twice for Mystery Scene. He generally hated giving interviews. I think this one was an exception.
     17  ~ 2014 jul 17the race clive cusslerA Review by David Vineyard: CLIVE CUSSLER & JUSTIN SCOTT CLIVE CUSSLER & JUSTIN SCOTT – The Race . Putnam, hardcover, 2011. Berkley, paperback, September 2012. In The Chase Clive Cussler  ...
     17  +25 2014 jul 17arsene lupin filmA Movie Review by David L. Vineyard: ARSÈNE LUPIN (2004).ARSÈNE LUPIN . 2004. Raymond Duris, Kristin Scott Thomas, Pascal Greggory. Director: Jean-Paul Salomé, Screenplay: Jean-Paul Salomé ...
     18  +14 2014 sep 10latarnia yukuMAKE A LIST: Franchise Players in the Mystery Genre, by Michael I thought people might find it helpful, the Yuku link. This fellow has ... 2013 at 12: 14 am. A discussion on the Latarnia Yuku Forum indicates:.
     18  -4 2014 aug 16edition robert martinROBERT MARTIN - Jim Felton, Gary Warren NiebuhrOne author quite worthy of being remembered is Robert Martin (1908-1976). ... There were French editions for seven of the novels, and Swedish editions of two.
     19  ~ 2014 oct 03texas rangers movieA Western Movie Review by Jonathan Lewis: THE TEXAS RANGERSThe Texas Rangers is a quite fun, if sometimes predictable, 1930s Western. Directed by King Vidor and starring Fred MacMurray, the movie  ...
     19  +1 2014 aug 08the four just menThe Four Just Men EDGAR WALLACE - mystery*file on-lineCitizens,. EDGAR WALLACE The Four Just Men . The Government is about to pass into law a measure which will place in the hands of the most ...
     20  ~ 2014 sep 21clive cussler the race
     20  -2 2014 sep 17slope desk by thomas jenkinsThe Worlds of P. M. Hubbard - Tom Jenkins & Wyatt James.“I scrambled to the top of the bank, and suddenly Barlow was standing on the slope not fifteen yards from me. Then he turned and and looked at me. It was not  ...
     21  +5 2014 sep 16cinecon 47 reviewA Movie Review by Dan Stumpf: CURTAIN CALL AT CACTUS Posted by Steve under Films: Comedy/Musicals , Reviews · [5] Comments. REVIEWED BY DAN STUMPF: CURTAIN ... Cinecon 2011 was # 47 .
     21  ~ 2014 sep 01the giant clawA Sci-Fi Movie Review by Jonathan Lewis: THE GIANT CLAW (1957).THE GIANT CLAW . Columbia Pictures, 1957. Jeff Morrow, Mara Corday, Morris Ankrum, Louis Merrill, Edgar Barrier, Robert Shayne. Director: ...
     21  +1 2014 jul 24merton park film studiosEDGAR WALLACE AT MERTON PARK – by Tise Vahimagi.While not quite film noir, in true observation of the term, there is a grimy ... Merton Park Studios (1937 to 1967) was the prolific producer of the ...
     22  +40 2014 sep 16nevins adams lewMike Nevins on BEFORE MIDNIGHT, ELLERY QUEEN, PETER Like Adams he isn't overly concerned with original plots and his heroes ..... We can complain that Ross Macdonald and Lew Archer are more ...
     23  +14 2014 sep 08frank gruber monsters and moneyReviews - mystery*file on-line... in Murder), Elizabeth Daly (Unexpected Night) and Frank Gruber (The French Key, .... Maybe Dom's fishing from the cash register late at night. ... but how it happens, is immensely satisfying for fans of monsters and cowboys.
     23  +11 2014 sep 06halle berry swordfishArchived Movie Review: SWORDFISH (2001). - mystery*file on-lineSWORDFISH . 2001. John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry , Don Cheadle, Sam Shepard, Vinnie Jones, Camryn Grimes. Director: Dominic ...
     24  +14 2014 jul 26too late for tearsMovie Review: TOO LATE FOR TEARS (1949) - mystery*file on-lineTOO LATE FOR TEARS . United Artists, 1949, aka Killer Bait. Lizabeth Scott, Dan Duryea, Arthur Kennedy, Don De Fore, Kristine Miller.
     26  -7 2014 sep 24mad about menA Movie Review by David L. Vineyard: MAD ABOUT MEN (1954).MAD ABOUT MEN . General Films, 1954. Glynnis Johns, Donald Sinden, Anne Crawford, Margaret Rutherford, Dora Bryan, Noah Purcell.
     27  +3 2014 sep 11frank gruberImproving the Detective Novel, by Frank Gruber - mystery*file on-lineThe following article by Frank Gruber offering advice on plotting the detective novel first appeared in the January 1941 issue of Writer's Digest. Thanks to John  ...
     28  +73 2014 sep 27jdc green devilA Review by Curt Evans: JOHN DICKSON CARR – The Problem of JOHN DICKSON CARR - The Problem of the Green Capsule. Harper ... and the beautiful girl who is either an angel or a devil . The police are ...
     28  -12 2014 sep 17crime d amour plotA Movie Review by David Vineyard: LOVE CRIME (2010).LOVE CRIME. French; original title: Crime d ' amour , 2010. Ludvine Siegneur, Kristin Scott Thomas, Patrick Mille, Guillame Marquet. Directed by ...
     29  +40 2014 sep 09action comics arsenio lupinFor those who only know the name Arsène Lupin , a brief introduction is in order.
     29  +12 2014 jul 17league of gentlemen filmMovie Review – THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN (1960).THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN . Allied Film Makers / J. Arthur Rank. 1960. Jack Hawkins, Nigel Patrick, Roger Livesey, Richard Attenborough, ...
     30  -7 2014 aug 26woman of strawMovie Review – WOMAN OF STRAW (1964). - mystery*file on-lineWOMAN OF STRAW . United Artists, 1964. Gina Lollobrigida, Sean Connery, Ralph Richardson, Alexander Knox, Johnny Sekka. Based on the ...
     30  +35 2014 jul 20keith miles lawyer londonArchived Review: EDWARD MARSTON – The Vagabond Clown.Besides two separate series written as by Keith Miles , which as it happens is his ... a constable in 1600s London , England; (2) the Domesday series, with Ralph Delchard, soldier and Gervase Bret, lawyer in medieval England; ...
     31  +22 2014 sep 14james coburn soup scanWestern movie review: RIDE LONESOME (1959). - mystery*file on-lineRandolph Scott, Karen Steele, Pernell Roberts, James Best, Lee Van Cleef, James Coburn .
     31  +31 2014 jul 24the firm pilot rerunTV Review: THE FIRM (2012) - mystery*file on-lineYou don't need a TV to watch The Firm pilot movie or the weekly ..... The black and white shows faded away, not only as original but in reruns .
     31  +21 2014 jul 20judge john deedReviewed by Geoff Bradley: JUDGE JOHN DEED : Third Series (2003).JUDGE JOHN DEED . BBC, Series Three; 4 90 minute episodes: 27 November through 18 December 2003. Martin Shaw ( Judge John Deed ), ...
     32  +2 2014 sep 08monsters and money frank gruberA Review by David L. Vineyard: JOSEPH CONRAD – Victory.... chases, fights, monsters… and an undercurrent of thoughtfulness that reads like Jonathan Swift writing for the Pulps. .... FRANK GRUBER – The Gold Gap. .... Skip this one and spend the money on his Two Trains Running, ...
     34  +67 2014 sep 30cruiser boys tobey & troySF & Fantasy films - mystery*file on-line... and screenwriter Jon Manchip White (Nightclimber, The Game of Troy , etc.) .... As the deep space cruiser C-57D approaches the planet Altair 4, the ... After 55 years, I guess the bug's out of the bag about who the “bad guys ” are in Them! .... Margaret Sheridan, Kenneth Tobey , Robert Cornthwaite, Douglas ...
     34  -8 2014 sep 11nomination allou eugeneA LOCKED ROOM LIBRARY, by John Pugmire. - mystery*file on-lineHis detective is Monsieur Allou , an examining magistrate – a feature of the French criminal justice system ... Of the ninety-nine novels nominated for the Locked Room Library, thirteen were by Halter, a number exceeded only by ..... Eugene Wyl.
     35  +37 2014 sep 27none but the lonely spyA Movie Review by Daniel Stumpf: NOOSE (1948).I know it all sounds like pretty standard stuff but Noose is a film that has to ... It's hard to believe the author of How Green Was My Valley and None But the Lonely Heart wrote this even though he did several spy novels (good ...
     35  -15 2014 sep 23esprit corpseReviewed by William F. Deeck: FRANK KANE – Esprit de Corpse .FRANK KANE – Esprit de Corpse . Dell 2409, paperback original; 1st printing, August 1965. Cover by Ron Lesser. FRANK KANE Esprit de ...
     35  ~ 2014 aug 14the heroes of telemarkA Movie Review by Jonathan Lewis: THE HEROES OF TELEMARK THE HEROES OF TELEMARK . Columbia Pictures, 1965. Also released as Anthony Mann's The Heroes of Telemark . Kirk Douglas, Richard ...
     36  +65 2014 sep 29lady of the drake review francisA Sci-Fi Movie Review by Jonathan Lewis: THE INVISIBLE RAY [Boris] Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Frances Drake , Frank Lawton, Violet ... a blind old woman , a Parisian Gothic setting, betrayal, revenge, and murder.
     37  +12 2014 sep 23rathbones hattonA Movie Review by Dan Stumpf: THE PEARL OF DEATH (1944).Basil Rathbone (Sherlock Holmes), Nigel Bruce (Doctor Watson), Dennis Hoey ( Inspector Lestrade), Evelyn Ankers, Rondo Hatton . Based on ...
     37  ~ 2014 sep 10road death december 2011 maloneSearch - mystery*file on-lineJoel Malone , who was the show's producer and who “Billboard” called
     37  +64 2014 aug 16wynne evans hate mail150 Favorite Golden Age British Detective Novels, by Curt Evans .It's highly likely, for example, that as I read more of Anthony Wynne and David Hume, for example, they would get more listings. Also I excluded ...
     38  +8 2014 sep 27dan the movie manA Movie Review by Dan Stumpf: THE HATCHET MAN (1932).THE HATCHET MAN . First National Pictures / Warner Brothers, 1932. Also released as The Honorable Mr. Wong. Edward G. Robinson, Loretta ...
     38  -19 2014 aug 30eqtv present scubaArchived Review: EDWARD MARSTON – The Vagabond ... - AuthorsOther current totals: .... The cop contact is present but more subdued. .... a wet suit , the dark, rubberized costume particular to scuba divers, frogmen, .... like the EQ TV series with Jim Hutton, and Fred's third marriage and last ...
     40  +61 2014 sep 30sandra cleary wade producer contactA TV Series Review by Michael Shonk: THE MANHUNTER (1974-75).Archives |; Links |; Contact ... his hometown of Cleary Idaho and the fortunes of his family's farm. ... In the book Quinn Martin, Producer by Jonathan Etter ( McFarland, .... version with Roy Thinnes in the role, and Sandra Dee as guest star. ... on a book by an author popular here at Mystery*File, “ Wade Miller.
     40  +7 2014 aug 22the man without headThe Man Without a Head TYLER DE SAIX - mystery*file on-lineTYLER DE SAIX - The Man Without a Head . Moffat, Yard & Co., 1908. Illustrated. $1.50. Reprinted as The Cottage on the Fells (Werner Laurie, ...
     40  ~ 2014 aug 21fallen angels seriesA TV Series Review by Michael Shonk: FALLEN ANGELS (1993 FALLEN ANGELS . Showtime, 1993 & 1995. Showtime Presentation / Mirage Enterprises in association with Propaganda Films. Series created ...
     41  +22 2014 aug 05donald hamilton fraserDONALD HAMILTON , by John Fraser . - mystery*file on-lineTHRILLER WRITERS #1: DONALD HAMILTON , by John Fraser . Preamble: Sharing pleasures can be fun. In How to Read (1928) Ezra Pound offered a list of  ...
     41  +60 2014 jul 31the gold fileThe Gold Medal Corner: Charles Williams, by Bill CriderNow he has written for you his third and greatest GOLD MEDAL NOVEL: RIVER GIRL ... River Girl was a little longer than a lot of the other books Gold Medal was publishing in ..... From the letter column of the never-published Mystery* File 48:
     42  ~ 2014 oct 01stoic chinese waitersHORIZONS WEST - mystery*file on-lineVeteran character actor John McIntire portrays the stoic Ira Hammond, owner of the family ranch who .... Chinese waiter : One Mysterious Night,
     42  +23 2014 sep 08jericho tv showA TV Series Review by Michael Shonk: JERICHO (1966-67).JERICHO . CBS, 1966-67. MGM/Arena Productions. Created by William Link and Richard Levinson in association with Merwin A. Bloch.
     42  ~ 2014 aug 10the unseen handReviewed by David Vineyard: CLARENCE H. NEW – The Unseen CLARENCE H. NEW – The Unseen Hand : An Adventure of the Freelancers of Diplomacy. Doubleday Page & Co., hardcover, 1918. Wildside ...
     42  +13 2014 jul 17place of executionVAL McDERMID – A Place of Execution - mystery*file on-lineVAL McDERMID – A Place of Execution . Collins, UK, hardcover, 1999; paperback, 2000. St. Martin's, US, hardcover, 2000; paperback, 2001.
     44  +12 2014 jul 20jericho tv seriesTheme by Jerry Goldsmith. JERICHO TV series . JERICHO was set in war-torn Europe during World War II. It told the adventures of three men.
     45  +7 2014 jul 23they drive by nightTHEY DRIVE BY NIGHT Book - mystery*file on-lineJAMES CURTIS – They Drive by Night . Jonathan Cape, UK, hardcover, 1938. John Lehman, UK, hardcover, 1948. Ace, paperback, date ...
     46  ~ 2014 sep 24william rinehart unicornReviewed by William F. Deeck: LENORE GLEN OFFORD – The Hardcover reprint: Unicorn Mystery Book Club, December 1949. ... (He has placed her in the Mary Roberts Rinehart school of mystery fiction.).
     46  -10 2014 aug 30diamond geezer blogGeoff Bradley: DIAMOND GEEZER - mystery*file on-lineA British TV Series Review by Geoff Bradley: DIAMOND GEEZER (2007) ... Diamond Geezer was a three part series (90 minutes each, less ...
     46  -8 2014 aug 24the nanny movieMovie Review: THE NANNY (1965). - mystery*file on-lineTHE NANNY . Seven Arts/Hammer Films, 1965. Bette Davis, Wendy Craig, Jill Bennett, James Villiers, William Dix, Pamela Franklin.
     46  -21 2014 aug 05rage in harlemArchived Movie Review: A RAGE IN HARLEM (1991).A RAGE IN HARLEM . 1991. Robin Givens, Gregory Hines, Forest Whitaker, Danny Glover. Based on the novel For Love of Imabelle by Chester ...
     46  +55 2014 jul 16house of frankensteinHOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN - mystery*file on-lineHOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN . Universal, 1944. Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney, John Carradine, J. Carrol Naish, Elena Verdugo, Glenn Strange, ...
     47  ~ 2014 oct 02dark science fictionA Science Fiction Review: JOHN RACKHAM – Dark Planet.I don't read nearly as much science fiction as I used to. I don't care for fantasy, except on occasion the humorous kind. I'm not interested in ...
     47  -4 2014 aug 08tommy and tuppencePartners in Crime, by Mike Grost - mystery*file on-lineAgatha Christie's Partners in Crime (Collins, 1929) contains fifteen stories about Tommy and Tuppence , most of them first appearing in magazine form in late ...
     47  +20 2014 jul 25monica vitti parkinsonsA 1001 MIDNIGHTS review: PETER O'DONNELL – Pieces of Modesty.He was in ill health — he had had Parkinson's disease for several years ... BLAISE, but I hate Monica Vitti's look and performance as Modesty.
     48  +16 2014 sep 23steve gardner patentCharacters from DFW #9: THE PATENT LEATHER KID — by Monte Posted by Steve under Bibliographies, Lists & Checklists , Characters , Columns , Pulp ... THE PATENT LEATHER KID Erle Stanley Gardner .
     48  -9 2014 sep 08jack higgins exocet indiaFrom an “unofficial” Jack Higgins website on the net I discovered the following chronological list. I also didn't count
     48  +14 2014 aug 24the christmas club borderlineA Review by Ray O'Leary: ALAN AMOS – Borderline Murder.Hardcover reprint: Detective Book Club , 3-in-1 edition, March 1948. ... robbery he didn't do, gets off the Bus in Laredo, Texas on Christmas Eve.
     49  +20 2014 aug 06assassin for hireMovie Review: ASSASSIN FOR HIRE (1951). - mystery*file on-lineASSASSIN FOR HIRE . Anglo-Amalgamated Films, UK, 1951. Sydney Tafler, Ronald Howard, Katharine Blake, John Hewer, June Rodney.
     49  +40 2014 jul 24three pipe problemJULIAN SYMONS – A Three - Pipe Problem . - mystery*file on-lineA Three - Pipe Problem is a very enjoyable book! Symons' hero is Sheridan Haynes (nicknamed Sher), an actor who portrays Sherlock Holmes ...
     50  -6 2014 sep 30john dickson carrJOHN DICKSON CARR ON FILM. - mystery*file on-lineWhile I was visiting in Michigan recently, my brother Merwin and I were discussing John Dickson Carr , one of his favorite mystery writers, and he asked me a ...
     50  ~ 2014 aug 03once off broadway reviewsJUST OFF BROADWAY - mystery*file on-line... Movie Review by David Vineyard: JUST OFF BROADWAY (1942). ... Shayne once proposed to her — just to get her out of his hair in another ...
     51  +9 2014 aug 12charlie chan moviesCharlie Chan , the Enduring Detective - mystery*file on-lineExcept for Sherlock Holmes, Charlie Chan was once arguably the world's most famous ... Release of video cassettes and showing Chan films on cable television  ...
     51  +13 2014 jul 25robert crais booksROBERT CRAIS's Elvis Cole, by Tom Jenkins - mystery*file on-lineExtending Chandler's motif into the 21 st century, Robert Crais gives us a heightened
     52  +19 2014 sep 27frank castle`sThe Mysterious FRANK CASTLE . - mystery*file on-lineNot much seems to be known about Frank Castle . You and the ... For his mystery fiction, here s what appears in Al Hubin s Crime Fiction IV:.
     53  +5 2014 jul 25buy fiction austrlaliaAUSTRALIAN PULP FICTION , by Toni Johnson-WoodsInto the fiction void local publishers stepped, with one problem, Australia didn't .... all of the work himself), to buy the latest technology (telephone, tape recorder, ...
     54  +7 2014 jul 16rogers red bookA Review by Geoff Bradley: JOEL TOWNSLEY ROGERS – The Red JOEL TOWNSLEY ROGERS Red Right Hand ... I had heard that it was a difficult book to read, that the language was turgid and the action was ...
     55  ~ 2014 oct 01mrs virgin woman inside 004Steve Lewis, Bookseller: Mystery List - mystery*file on-lineAwake and Die (Gold Medal 518*; 1955) fair-good (slight tape inside front cover; mild
     55  +1 2014 sep 06move mind benders reviewJAMES KENNAWAY – The Mind Benders - mystery*file on-lineA Review by David L. Vineyard: JAMES KENNAWAY – The Mind Benders ... soon inspired study to move into other areas of the human psyche.
     57  +27 2014 sep 22the kansan newspaperA Western Movie Review by Daryl S. Herrick: THE KANSAN (1943).If this review of the 1943 western film The Kansan starring Richard Dix had been published in a newspaper at the time, a sly headline writer ...
     57  +44 2014 sep 05captive wild womanThree Movie Adventures of PAULA THE APE WOMAN .CAPTIVE WILD WOMAN . Universal, 1943. Acquanetta, John Carradine, Evelyn Ankers, Milburn Stone, Lloyd Corrigan. Director: Edward ...
     57  +23 2014 sep 04burke and hare soundtrack amazonArchived Movie Review: THE SEVENTH VICTIM (1943)Burke and Hare also inspired THE DOCTOR AND THE DEVILS and a .... for just under $300, or go to Amazon -UK and buy one for around $15. ... This led to all mentions of Burke , Hare or Knox being altered on the soundtrack .
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