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The Night Strangler (1973 USA)

Get this straight, dear reader. No carnival or hoopla tactics will be tolerated in this review. This isn’t Funtown USA. I have standards here at highteadreams. 559 more words

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Classic Film Book Club July - I, Rhoda

Keeping in the Mary Tyler Moore show theme of the week, I’m currently about 1/4 the way through Valerie Harper’s memoir entitled I, Rhoda and am simply loving it!   169 more words

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Planet Of The Apes (1974)

No, this was not a show about the possibilities of ANC rule in South Africa. This had much lower crime stats and more solid infrastructure. Two astronauts end up on earth in the future and befriend a chimpanzee. 715 more words

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Marian Breland Bailey – Coast Federal Savings TV Commercial (1950s)

Marian Breland Bailey, born Marian Ruth Kruse (December 2, 1920 …. The Buck Bunny commercial featured their trained rabbits for a Coast Federal Savings … and which still holds the record for longest running TV commercial advertisement. 7 more words

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Watch "Fever - Peggy Lee" on YouTube

Peggy Lee (born Norma Deloris Egstrom; May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002) was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer and actress, in a career spanning six decades. 553 more words

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Watch "Mr. Blue ( Bobby Vinton Lyrics)" on YouTube

Stanley Robert “

Bobby” Vinton, Jr

. (born April 16, 1935) is an American pop music singer of Polish and Lithuanian ethnic background. In pop music circles, he became known as “The Polish Prince of Poch”, as his music pays tribute to his Polish heritage. 229 more words

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Hot Rods to Hellis a 1967 suspense film.[2] It was director John Brahm’s last film.[3]

Background and production

The film was originally intended for television release, and was in fact shot in the 4:3 “full-screen” aspect ratio that persisted on television for decades even after film had long since gone to wide-screen aspect ratios of 1.65:1, 1.85:1 and 2.35:1. 645 more words

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