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Dangerous When Wet (1953)

For this technicolor Esther Williams musical we get our swimming star fending off the advances of the cocky, loud and boisterous Jack Carson only to settle into the arms of Latin lover type Fernando Lamas. 347 more words

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Never a Dull Moment (1968)

Anytime I have the opportunity to see Henry Silva, Jack Elam and Slim Pickens under the direction of Edward G. Robinson tormenting Dick Van Dyke is what I like to call “time well spent”. 446 more words

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Can You Remember the Drive In Experience?

Looking back I realize that the drive in craze was pretty much coming to an end during my childhood days and I am hard pressed to recall very many trips to the outdoor theaters with the swing sets in front of the giant sized screens. 520 more words

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Fingers at the Window (1942)

If one joined this movie just after the opening credits came to a close you would probably get the feeling that you were watching a Universal Studios thriller in the vein of the 1941 old dark house film The Black Cat. 488 more words

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James Garner: Movie Poster Memories

Year in, year out I find myself watching a James Garner film. Sometimes for the first time like Cash McCall, others because I have enjoyed repeated viewings like… 24 more words

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Fathom (1967)

1967 sure was a great year for films. Bonnie and Clyde, Cool Hand Luke, The Dirty Dozen and Fathom.

Settle down, I have no intention of arguing that this film can hold a candle to the other titles. 399 more words

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Eyewitness (1981)

Despite realizing that this should have been a much better film overall, I find myself drawn to it on occasion. Truthfully it feels like two films trying to find a home under one title. 415 more words

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