The other day I was goofing around on my phone and somehow (you know how it goes) I started following links and came across a page for the old TV show Lost In Space.  So, as is my wont, I checked it out on IMDB.  I had that little five minutes of nostalgia we all get when we come across one of those old things from our childhood.  When I checked out the cast I saw June Lockhart, you know - everyone's favorite TV mom from the 50's and 60's (don't forget, she was Timmy's mom on Lassie too).  It was a nice, cozy memory of TV back in the day, then I moved on to work or whatever it was I was supposed to be doing at that time.  Well, wouldn't you know it, as so often happens to me, that night I turned on TCM and there was June Lockhart!  I forget the role she played in T-Men, but there she was!

Okay, time to move on...T-Men starred Dennis O'Keefe, Mary Meade and did I mention - June Lockhart.  The movie was a bit predictable for me, but something about it made me keep watching.  I think the things that stuck out for me were 1 - the campy voice-over guy, and 2 - a character called The Schemer, played by Wallace Ford who played in one of my all-time favorite movies - Shadow of a Doubt.  The Schemer was a little over-the-top, but there was just something I liked about him!  And of course, there was June Lockhart (I think I had a crush on her when I was a kid)!  I don't know what it was about this movie, but I couldn't turn it off!

REVIEWS:  Film Noir of the Week has an excellent, technical review (full of spoilers), and  Caftan Woman does an excellent job with background info.

FAVORITE QUOTE:  "Did you ever spend ten nights in a Turkish bath looking for a man?  Don't." - O'Brien

RATING:  In some odd, indefinable way - pretty darn good!

WATCH IT AGAIN?:  I think I would, if for no other reason than to figure out what attracted me to it!

DO I WANNA OWN IT?:  I don't think so...but then again?

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