Thunderbird 5 is where all the action is at. And International Rescue’s most dynamic hero, John Tracy, is at the centre of it all with a watchful eye on the world. Here’s a collection of his most exciting moments from the classic series.
‘Lavender Castle: A place of legend, fabled right across the universe.’ This Gerry Anderson series seems to live up to its tag line of being a bit of a lost legend. For a long time I knew nothing about Lavender Castle beyond its title until I bought the DVD a few years ago. I had guessedContinue reading “Lavender Castle”
Have you ever listened to The Stately Homes Robberies mini-album? It’s pretty awful. The dialogue couldn’t be clunkier, the action is absolutely minimal, and to have a Thunderbirds adventure witout any Thunderbirds in is rather bland. Fortunately, when shooting this episode for the Thunderbirds 1965 project, Stephen La Rivière and his team had the common sense to almost entirely tear apart the original audio and put it back together again with as much action and intrigue squeezed in as possible with the addition of dialogue from the television series. Any scenes in the original mini-album that didn’t work have been cut down or cut out and it makes for a much improved and much more genuine Thunderbirds episode.
“In the frozen Himalayas, in the land of mountaineers, Where the local folk are frightened, by the strangest kind of fears, Though it may be just a rumour, its been talked about for years! THE ABOMINABLE SNOOOOWMAN!” Good, well now that’s out of the way we can get on with taking a look at theContinue reading “Thunderbirds 1965: The Abominable Snowman”