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Movie Scene : Shane - You've Lived Too Long

Shane rides into town for his inevitable show down with Ryker and Wilson.  The whole story has built up to this. Soon as Shane enters the bar you start to feel the tension big time.  142 more words

The Mississippi Gambler (1953)

No longer under the 20th Century Fox banner, Tyrone Power found himself working for the folks over at Universal International who had a steady stream of westerns under production with stars like Rory Calhoun and Audie Murphy. 802 more words

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Hell on Frisco Bay

Watching the new Blu-ray, it’s amazing! Great Alan Ladd role, he’s great in this as is Edward G.

This Gun for Hire (1942)

It’s 2pm as Philip Raven (Alan Ladd) awakens to the ringing of the alarm clock in the dusky afternoon of San Francisco. He’s still wearing the smell of his suit to bed as he takes an envelope for an Albert Baker at hand that has a paperclip note attached to it, indicating he’ll be home alone between three and four pm. 708 more words

Tale As Old As Time

They Met In Bombay (1941)

This colorful heist film from MGM features Clark Gable in fine form that somehow morphs itself into an adventurous war film that features Clark Gable in …………… fine form. 749 more words

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Enter the Ninja (1981)

Though I wasn’t old enough to see this or any of the other Ninja films that were surfacing at the dawn of the 1980’s, I do recall the trailers that were being shown on TV advertising the latest martial arts craze to storm into North America whipping all us youngsters into a frenzy about black clad killing machines with pointed stars and other deadly weapons at their disposal. 659 more words

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Anecdotage

 Although the 1954 movie The Black Knight was a stinker, in Alan Ladd it had an interesting lead…and having been shot in England, showcased some of the greatest British actors of my time. 1,481 more words