Last Fifty Movies Added to Chairpotato's Entertainment Channel

List of the last fifty movies, added to Chairpotato's Entertainment Channel, in reverse chronological order. That is, the most recently added is at the top.


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Another Country (1984) coming-of-age romance added 25 Jun 2011
    starring Rupert Everett, Colin Frith, Cary Elwes
Boys in an English boarding school, fall in love and learn about life.  The life experiences that led one to become a spy for Russia.
    Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9

Trick (1999) comedy romance added 25 Jun 2011
    Two boys search for a place to have sex.
    Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7

A Woman's Rebels (1936romance drama added 19 Jun 2011
    directed by Mark Sandrich, produced by Pandro S Berman
    starring Katharine Hepburn, Herbert Marshall, Elizabeth Allen, Donald Crisp
    Doris Dudley, David Manners, Lucille Watson, Van Heflin
        Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9

Swiss Family Robinson (1960) Walt Disney live-action fantasy adventure added 12 Jun 2011
     starring John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro

Love Affair (1936) romance added 6 May 2011
    RKO Radio Pictures presents Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer
    directed and produced by Leo McCarey
Ship-board romance

Legend (1985) fantasy romance added 29 Apr 2011
    starring Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, Tim Curry
Mia Sara, a well-born lady is smitten by Tom Cruise a woodland boy.  But the evil demon Tim Curry has other plans in mind for her.

Scandal at Scourie (1953) drama added 26 Apr 2011
    starring Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon
    co-starring Donna Corcoran, Agnes Moorehead, Arthur Shields, Philip Ober
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9

Henry Fonda in ''The Big Street''
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The Big Street (1942) romance drama added 20 Apr 2011
    An RKO Radio Picture, produced by Damon Runyon
    starring Henry Fonda, Lucille Ball, directed by Irving Reis
    with (among others) Agnes Moorehead and Ozzie Nelson

Citizen Kane (1941) family life drama added 19 Apr 2011
I thought I'd found a full version of the movie but Part 2 is missing

Mrs Parkington (1944) family-life drama added 18 Apr 2011
    starring Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Edward Arnold, Agnes Moorehead, Cecil Kellaway
    also notice Gladys Cooper, Dan Duryea and Peter Lawford
    Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10, Part 11, Part 12
    It's Christmas 1938 and Greer Garson, recalls her life in flashbacks just after a family gathering.

Merlin (1998) fantasy television mini-series added 11 Mar 2011

Thunderhead: Son of Flicka (1945) coming-of-age western added 28 Jan 2011
    Produced by Robert Bassler, directed by Louis King
    starring Roddy McDowall, Preston Foster, Rita Johnson
    Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8
Sequel to the popular My Friend Flicka.  A teen-aged boy (Roddy McDowall, reprising his role) tries to train Flicka's son Thunderhead to be a racing horse.  Lots of scenes with lots of horses.

The Bat (1959) suspense added 6 Jan 2011
    starring Vincent Price, Agnes Moorehead
Agnes Moorehead is a mystery writer, with her own mystery to solve, when a murderer stalks the town and eventually her own house!

Scarlet Street (1945), law and order romance "Walter Wanger presents", produced and directed by Fritz Lang
    starring Edward G Robinson, Joan Bennett
    with Dan Duryea, Margaret Lindsay, Rosalind Ivan, Jess Barker (and others)
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Middle-aged bank cashier Edward G Robinson, meets young Joan Bennett one night.  Rosalind Ivan plays Edward's shrewish wife.  Smitten by Joan, but unaware that she has a boyfriend Dan Duryea, Edward starts paying for Joan's expenses by embezzling from his bank.

Return of the Fly (1959) science-fiction horror added 4 Jan 2011
    starring Vincent Price, Brett Halsey as Philippe
    Fifteen years later, the first scientist's son, continues his father's experiments.

Dark Alibi (1946) comedy suspense added 30 Dec 2010, a Charlie Chan mystery
    starring Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Ben Carter
Charlie Chan takes the case of a man convicted of a bank robbery, whose fingerprints were found in a bank vault.
Trivia: Tim Ryan (b. 1899), who here plays "Foggy", was the first husband of Irene Ryan, better known today as "Granny" from "The Beverly Hillbillies"

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) Walt Disney science-fiction adventure added 29 Dec 2010
    starring Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre
    based on a novel by Jules Verne
    Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10, Part 11, Part 12, Part 13
A monster is destroying ships in transit, so a U.S. expedition is sent out to investigate.
Trivia: Kirk Douglas sings and dances

My Dear Secretary (1949) comedy added 28 Dec 2010
    starring Laraine Day, Kirk Douglas, Keenan Wynn, Helen Walker
    with Rudy Vallee, Florence Bates, Alan Mowbray, Irene Ryan, Gale Robbins, Grady Sutton

Heading for Heaven (1947) comedy added 28 Dec 2010
Trivia: One of the few movies available for free online, where we can see Irene Ryan younger.  In her old age, she was "Granny" on "The Beverly Hillbillies"

Scrooge (1935) classic literature fantasy drama added 23 Dec 2010
    starring Seymour Hicks as Scrooge
    First sound version of the classic Dickens' story "A Christmas Carol"

The Phantom of the Opera (1989) added 15 Dec 2010

Mary Poppins
    starring Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke
My article on Mary Poppins, had it's links cut out from under it, so I'm in the process of relinking it up right now with a new version, you can watch today for Free on YouTube.

Father's Little Dividend (1951) comedy Added 2 Dec 2010
    starring Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor
    also starring Don Taylor, Billie Burke, Moroni Olsen, Richard Rober
    produced by Pandro S Berman
    directed by Vincente Minnelli
Plot: The same cast who appeared in the earlier Father of the Bride, reappear in this sequel.  Spencer Tracy as the father of the newly wed Elizabeth Taylor, must now face the prospect of becoming a grandfather.  And the two grandfathers and the two grandmothers bicker over various things related to this, their first grandchild.

Added 5 Nov 2010
Giant (1956), western family-life drama produced and directed by George Stevens
    starring Rock Hudson, Elizabeth Taylor and James Dean
    also notice Dennis Hopper and Sal Mineo
    Trivia: Earl Holliman who also appears here was the guest star in the first episode of The Twilight Zone.
Rock Hudson a cattle rancher in Texas, married Elizabeth Taylor a debutante from Maryland.  James Dean, Rock's former ranch-hand inherits some land and becomes their neighbor.
    Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10, Part 11
    Part 12, Part 13, Part 14, Part 15, Part 16, Part 17, Part 18, Part 19, Part 20

Added 4 Nov 2010
Ride Lonesome (1959) western (playlist-complete)
    starring Randolph Scott, Karen Steele
    Pernell Roberts, James Best, Lee Van Cleef, James Coburn

Added Jun 28
The Beach Boys: An American Family (2000) family-life biography added June 2010
    First half: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10
    Follows the lives of The Beach Boys, from about 1960 to 1964
    Second half: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9
    Continues the story up until about 1974
    Read more about The Beach Boys here

Added Jun 21
The Day the Sky Exploded (1958) science-fiction added June 2010
This movie was initially released in Italy in 1958.  However the U.S. release was not until 1961, and you'll see in the opening credits that it states "Copyright 1961"
A giant cluster of asteroids is heading directly for Earth.

Added Jun 4
Fright Night 2 (1988) horror added June 2010
    starring Roddy McDowall, William Ragsdale, Traci Lin, Jonathan Gries
    Part 1, Part 2 (missing), Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10, Part 11
Part 2 is missing but you won't care.  You can watch the German Part 2 at this link.
William Ragsdale has just been released from the mental hospital where he was put because of his past experiences with vampires, which of course aren't real.  But they are!

Added Jun 3
The Secret Life of Adolf Hilter (1958) biography added June 2010
    includes interviews with his sister Paula Wolf

Added Jun 2
Easy Rider (1969) buddy film drama added Jun 2010
starring Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson
also notice Toni Basil (of "Oh Mickey You're So Fine" fame)
and Karen Black (who starred in "Trilogy of Terror")

The Associate Producer on this film "William L Hayward" was the brother-in-law of Dennis Hopper who had married his sister Brooke Hayward.

The writing credit is given to Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper and Terry Southern.  This third person had worked on the screenplay for the Jane Fonda starring movie Barbarella (directed by her husband Roger Vadim).  It was through this connection that he met Peter Fonda.

The plot follows Peter Fonda and buddy Dennis Hopper just after making a big cocaine sell, who decide to ride their motorcycles to Florida to retire.  This movie chronicles their adventures along the way.

Added Jun 1
Night Tide (1961) romance horror added Jun 2010
    starring Dennis Hopper, Linda Lawson
Dennis Hopper is a sailor who falls in love with a woman who plays a mermaid in a carnival side-show.  But her guardian warns him, that she really is a mermaid, and to love her is to tempt death.