Tag: John Grant

XTC: This Is Pop-2017 7.4

XTC: This Is Pop-2017

A brand new film on one of Britain's best-loved and most influential bands of modern times, XTC. Emerging from the late 1970s punk and new wave explosion, XTC amassed a devoted following with hit singles Making Plans For...

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein-1948 7.5

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein-1948

The world of freight handlers Wilbur Grey and Chick Young is turned upside down when the remains of Frankenstein's monster and Dracula arrive from Europe to be used in a house of horrors. Dracula awakens and escapes with...

Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde-1953 6.6

Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde-1953

Slim and Tubby are American cops in London to study police tactics. They wind up in jail and are bailed out by Dr. Jekyll. Jekyll has been murdering fellow doctors who laugh at his experiments. He has more murders in min...

The Noose Hangs High-1948 6.8

The Noose Hangs High-1948

Abbott and Costello are two window washers who are mistaken by Nick Craig, a bookie, as the messengers that he sent for to pick up $50,000. The person that he sent them to, has sent two of his men to get the money back ,...

The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap-1947 6.8

The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap-1947

Chester Wooley (Lou Costello) and Duke Egan (Bud Abbott) are traveling salesmen who make a stopover in Wagon Gap, Montana en route to California. During the stopover, notorious criminal Fred Hawkins is murdered and the t...

Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion-1950 6.6

Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion-1950

Jonesy and Lou are in Algeria looking for a wrestler they are promoting. Sergeant Axmann tricks them into joining the Foreign Legion, after which they discover Axmann's collaboration with the nasty Sheik Hamud El Khalid....

Here Come the Co-eds-1945 6.7

Here Come the Co-eds-1945

Two bumblers become caretakers at an all-girls college. During their misadventures, the duo raise money to free the school from its traditionally-minded landlord.::Troy Betts...

In Society-1944 6.9

In Society-1944

Two bumbling plumbers are hired by a socialite to fix a leak. A case of mistaken identity gets the pair an invitation to a fancy party and an entree into high society. As expected, things don't go too smoothly....

The Naughty Nineties-1945 7.2

The Naughty Nineties-1945

In the gay '90s, cardsharps take over a Mississippi riverboat from a kindly captain. Their first act is to change the showboat into a floating gambling house. A ham actor and his bumbling sidekick try to devise a way to ...

Keep ‘Em Flying-1941 6.7

Keep ‘Em Flying-1941

When a barnstorming stunt pilot decides to join the air corps, his two goofball assistants decide to go with him. Since the two are Abbott & Costello, the air corps doesn't know what it's in for.::Anonymous...

Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops-1955 6.6

Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops-1955

Harry and Willie buy the Edison Movie Studio in the year 1912 from Joseph Gorman, a confidence man. They follow Gorman to Hollywood where, as stunt men, they find him directing movies as Sergei Trumanoff and stealing the...

In the Navy-1941 6.8

In the Navy-1941

Russ Raymond, America's number one crooner, disappears and joins the Navy under the name Tommy Halstead. Dorothy Roberts, a magazine journalist, is intent on finding out what happened to Russ and she tries everything she...

Hold That Ghost-1941 7.5

Hold That Ghost-1941

Two bumbling service station attendants are left as the sole beneficiaries in a gangster's will. Their trip to claim their fortune is sidetracked when they are stranded in a haunted house along with several other strange...

Buck Privates Come Home-1947 7

Buck Privates Come Home-1947

Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to. They wind up running into their old sergeant--who hates them--and getting involved with a...

Abbott and Costello Go to Mars-1953 6.1

Abbott and Costello Go to Mars-1953

Lester and Orville accidentally launch a rocket which is supposed to fly to Mars. Instead it goes to New Orleans for Mardi Gras. They are then forced by bank robber Mugsy and his pal Harry to fly to Venus where they find...

Comin’ Round the Mountain-1951 6.6

Comin’ Round the Mountain-1951

Bud and Lou get mixed up with hillbillies, witches and love potions.::...

Double Crossbones-1951 6

Double Crossbones-1951

Falsely accused by the corrupt Governor Elden of Charleston of fencing stolen pirate booty, young Davey Crandall and friend Tom Botts buy passage on the ship of local buccaneer Bloodthirsty Ben. They avoid being killed b...

Buck Privates-1941 7.1

Buck Privates-1941

Bud and Lou enlist in the army in order to escape being hauled off to jail, and soon find themselves in basic training. To their dismay, the company's drill instructor is none other than the cop who was all set to run th...

Mexican Hayride-1948 6.5

Mexican Hayride-1948

Two con men selling phony stock flee to Mexico ahead of the law, where they run into a woman friend from their earlier days, who is now a bullfighter.::Anonymous...

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic-2018 5.7

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic-2018

This program traces the causes behind the unprecedented growth in the use of prescription opioids and the devastating impact these drugs are having in virtually every part of America. It captures the story of the opioid ...

Rio Rita-1942 6.2

Rio Rita-1942

After being fired from their jobs as clerks in a pet store, Doc and Wishey, a couple of bumpkins, hide in the trunk of a car that they think will take them to New York. Somehow, however, they end up in Texas where they h...

It Ain’t Hay-1943 6.9

It Ain’t Hay-1943

King O'Hara (Cecil Kellaway) uses his horse-drawn, handsome Hansom Cab to drive the guys and dolls of Broadway around and about Central Park, and all is well and good until O'Hara's ailing horse comes up more than a litt...

Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy-1955 6.4

Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy-1955

In Egypt Peter and Freddie find the archaeologist Dr. Zoomer murdered before they can return to America. A medallion leads them to a crypt where a revived mummy provides the terror....

Pardon My Sarong-1942 7

Pardon My Sarong-1942

A pair of bus drivers accidentally steal their own bus. With the company issuing a warrant for their arrest, they tag along with a playboy on a boat trip that finds them on a tropical island, where a jewel thief has sini...

Hit the Ice-1943 6.9

Hit the Ice-1943

Flash Fulton (Bud Abbott) and Weejie McCoy (Lou Costello) take pictures of a bank robbery. Lured to the mountain resort hideout of the robbers and accompanied by Dr. Bill Elliott (Patric Knowles) and Peggy Osborn (Elyse ...