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'
'North West Frontier' - It's got good guys and bad guys, Indians and a wild frontier, but this is no cowboy flick. Moslems have attacked a British co... Read more
In 17th century Cornwall, sailors hit with heavy taxes turn to smuggling to make a living. Village squire Peter Cushing has put an army together to qu... Read more