Danger on the Air (1938)

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      On July 1, 1938, Crime Club Productions, a subsidiary of Universal Pictures, released the last of the Crime Club films, Danger on the Air (1938).  The film tells the story of an unscrupulous radio sponsor, Caesar Kluck, who is murdered under mysterious circumstances at the radio station during a broadcast of one of his shows.    

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Irish Giant Bashes Wormald

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     On October 29, 1868, “Irish Giant” Ned O’Baldwin and English prizefighter Joe Wormald met in a bare knuckle prize-fight outside of Boston in Lynnville, Massachusetts.  O’Baldwin stood 6’06” tall and weighed around 220 pounds.  Possessed of a violent disposition, O’Baldwin had the perfect attitude for the ring but poor social skills outside of it.      Fans of

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Wayne Murder Case (1932)

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     On November 20, 1932, Monogram Pictures released A Strange Adventure (1932), better known today as the Wayne Murder Case.  Wayne Murder Case is a much better name for the film.  A wealthy businessman Silas Wayne has gathered his family for a preliminary reading of his will.  Before the night is over, someone in the house kills Silas Wayne

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