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Olivia de Havilland in the 1940's

Alongside Maureen O’Hara, Olivia de Havilland may very well be my first screen crush. And why not? Her Maid Marion in The Adventures of Robin Hood has to be one of the earliest movies I would have seen as a kid on television in the mid seventies. 323 more words

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Gold For the Caesars (1963)

Here’s a slightly above average effort from the Peplum frenzy that stormed Italy until Leone sent the genre packing by solidifying the next craze with the release of A Fistful O Dollars. 547 more words

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Happy 62nd Birthday Cindy Sherman

Today is the 62nd birthday of the photographer Cindy Sherman. The world is a better place because she is in it.

NAME: Cindy Sherman… 557 more words


Shane 1953 : Part Three

Western Approaches : Episode 6

Reasons to Love Shane:

3. The good end happily, and the bad unhappily. (But it’s not quite as simple as it seems) 1,976 more words

Western Approaches

Shane 1953 (Part Two)

Reasons to Love Shane

2. The Acting

Alan Ladd enjoyed working with George Stevens. When asked why he said it was because the director gave him time. 1,941 more words

Shane 1953 (Part One)

Western Approaches : Episode 4

“Shane is only a western in the same way as Romeo and Juliet is only a love story.”

The line is delivered by Robert Stevens Jr on the commentary that accompanies the dvd of the film. 2,080 more words

Western Approaches