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Joe Kidd (1972)

Despite the fact that the credits list John Sturges as this westerns director, you’d swear the Clint Eastwood feel is written all over it.

For starters it’s a Malpaso production that includes James Fargo as assistant director and Buddy Van Horn as the film’s stunt coordinator. 375 more words

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Betrayed aka When Strangers Marry (1944)

This 67 minute quickie from poverty row studio Monogram is far better than it has any right to be. How’s this for a cast? Robert Mitchum, Dean Jagger, Kim Hunter, Rhonda Fleming and eventual camp/cult director William Castle. 399 more words

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I Escaped From Devil's Island (1973)

With the success of the Steve McQueen film Papillon it should be expected that Roger Corman and brother Gene would put out a low budget knock off to capitalize on the formers success. 444 more words

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Frankenstein : The Hammer Series

I’ve harmed nobody, just robbed a few graves!

If the brain hadn’t been damaged, my work would have been hailed as the greatest scientific achievement of all time. 59 more words

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The Heston Cameo

Charlton Heston is for me a great example of a bigger than life film hero during my childhood. Growing up I would be watching him on Sunday afternoon television battling everything from ants in The Naked Jungle to Jack Palance in Arrowhead. 246 more words

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The Nutty Professor (1963)

Like all of us, there are films that stick with you over the years because you enjoyed them in childhood. For me this one stands out for just that reason. 506 more words

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Frankenstein : The Universal Series

It’s Alive! It’s Alive!

We Belong Dead.

One doesn’t easily forget, Herr Baron, an arm torn out by the roots.

The lightning. It is good for you! 87 more words

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