THE GREAT HOUDINI

Poffy The Cucumber

The Great Snore-dini. The great magician, escapist and mysteriarch, Harry Houdini (1874-1926), lived such a storied life that it is impossible to capture any semblance of it in the fleeting medium of the feature film. The best we can hope for is Tony Curtis flashing a winning smile or for Johnny Depp to flash a winning bangle, and to then … Read More

THE MAN FROM BEYOND

Poffy The Cucumber

The Man Beyond Men playing a Man from Beyond. In 1922, an Arctic expedition finds a man frozen in the ice since 1820, thaws him out, and introduces him to “modern” society, where he meets a girl named Felice, whom he thinks is his lost love named Felice; she proves to be a descendant of the original Felice, and, like … Read More