Remember those moments where the main character finds himself in a difficult or precarious dilemma, or confronted with a shocking revelation, those thrill-a-minute extravaganzas, those rip-roaring spectacles, swashbuckling and derring-do action, cliff-hanger endings .... that was what Saturday Matinees were made of. Below is a compilation of the 'essence' of this wonderful genre. See also 'Cliff-Hanger Serials'
With rapier in one hand and rope in the other, Errol Flynn swings into action as a British naval officer charged with stopping pirate Anthony Quinn, i... Read more
'Bulldog Drummond's Bride' - On his way to the altar, famed adventurer Captain Hugh Bulldog Drummond (John Howard), is sidelined by a bank robbery com... Read more
Burt Lancaster Box Set. 'Local Hero' (1983) - Burt Lancaster and Peter Riegert star in the wonderfully whimsical comedy of an oil company's planned bu... Read more