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Naked Alibi (1954, Jerry Hopper)

The first half hour of Naked Alibi–the film runs just under ninety minutes so the entire first third–is separate from the remainder. Set in a small city (shot on the backlot, but rather well thanks to Russell Metty’s glorious photography), chief of detectives Sterling Hayden has been getting a lot of heat over police brutality. 808 more words

Classics

Soylent Green (1973, Richard Fleischer)

If you leave the twist–which isn’t even a twist, just a justification for conspiracy–ending off Soylent Green, it’s a detective story. The case–the murder of a wealthy businessman–isn’t as important as how that case affects lead Charlton Heston. 801 more words

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Happy Birthday, Chuck Connors.

Chuck Connors
April 10, 1921 – November 10, 1992

Today, let’s remember the great Chuck Connors on his birthday.

He was a Dodger. He was… 16 more words

Chuck Connors

Do You Remember Werewolf the Series?

So I started watching this on Youtube and I was mostly struck by how bad the clothing is. This series was released n 1987, and I’m not sure why I don’t remember people dressing that bad, but they must have, and I just blocked it out or something: 634 more words

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Maniac Killer (1987)

Maniac Killer (1987)

directed by: Andrea Bianchi (as A.M. Frank W.)

cast:Bo SvensonChuck ConnorsRobert Ginty

A murderous cult  with Robert Ginty in charge kidnaps French prostitutes and tortures them to death to “purify” them of their evil ways. 160 more words

Memory Lane: 'Branded'

Remember this? Vintage 1960s TV, it aired on Sunday night: Branded starred TV workhorse and former National League baseball player Chuck Connors as a soldier falsely charged with cowardice in the face of the enemy, and the evil reputation that followed him wherever he went. 40 more words

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Soylent Green (1973)

Food is the driving force of the plot in this bleak futuristic tale from director Richard Fleischer that stars the iconic Charlton Heston, and in his final screen role, the legendary Edward G. 883 more words

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