Category: Pulp

Forgotten Film Festival

At Temple of Schlock I’ve got a guest review about the Forgotten Film Festival which I attended in Philadelphia. In October I plan on hitting the 24-Hour horror movie marathon and will be covering that…

Spy Pit (1967)

Here’s a fun take on the usual Super Spy movie: have the hero be something other than the usual square-jawed Anglo. And it works. Roger Hanin Plays “Saint-Dominique” who travels all over the world trying…

Vienna Spy Hunt

Vienna Spy Hunt: a fun little German spy movie from 1965. Among the stars in this movie is Terrance Hill, who would go on to play the hero in the “Trinity” western movies.The plot: a…

DANCING BEAR by Oren Sanderson

Dancing Bear by Oren Sanderson (Amazon Digital Services, 2014)     Dancing Bear by Oren Sanderson is an espionage novel based of one of the experiences the author had while working security at the Israeli…

ETHIOPIAN STORIES by George Schuyler

ETHIOPIAN STORIES by George Schuyler (Northeastern University Press, 1994) One of the things you notice about the pulp era (1928-45) of American fiction is the lack of Black writers or characters. What few characters of…

James Warren Speaks! (2008)

Sunday, May 4, 2008, The Abington Free Library was privileged to have Mr. Jim Warren give a lecture on his years as the publisher of Famous Monsters of Filmland. To those who grew up in the…

Special Mission Lady Chaplin (1966)

Special Mission Lady Chaplin: with the weather finally improving where I live, it’s time to break out some old spy movies and enjoy the scenery. Everyone knows the man named Bond, but there were plenty…