Johnny Tremain (1957)

Introduction Johnny Tremain is a 1957 film made by Walt Disney Productions, released by Buena Vista Distribution, and was based on the 1944 Newbery Medal-winning children’s novel of the same name by Esther Forbes, retelling the story of the years in Boston, Massachusetts prior to the outbreak of the American Revolution. Johnny Tremain was the… Read More

Laverne & Shirley (1980): S05E24 – Antonio, the Amazing

Introduction Laverne & Shirley (originally Laverne DeFazio & Shirley Feeney) is an American sitcom television series that played for eight seasons on ABC from 27 January 1976 to 10 May 1983. Outline Laverne’s distant Italian cousin, Antonio, comes to the US seeking his fortune. Trouble is, he is not good at many things, getting fired… Read More

Laverne & Shirley (1980): S05E23 – The Duke of Squigman

Introduction Laverne & Shirley (originally Laverne DeFazio & Shirley Feeney) is an American sitcom television series that played for eight seasons on ABC from 27 January 1976 to 10 May 1983. Outline Squiggy is a sleepwalker. Not just walking, but seemingly awake he becomes “The Duke Of Squigman”, and Lenny must protect him then. It… Read More

Laverne & Shirley (1980): S05E21 – Murder on the Moose Jaw Express, Part 02

Introduction Laverne & Shirley (originally Laverne DeFazio & Shirley Feeney) is an American sitcom television series that played for eight seasons on ABC from 27 January 1976 to 10 May 1983. Outline Laverne sees Shirley is missing, Lenny and Squiggy attempt a rescue, and no bald man on the train is above suspicion. Laverne realises… Read More