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For the woman, the kiss! For the man, the sword!

THE AFFAIRS OF CELLINI is a very odd affair. It’s a Gregory La Cava pre-code, or thereabouts (1934, so on the cusp). The opening titles give us the sense it’s going to be a rip-roaring historical melodrama, but it’s much stranger than that — it’s a broad farce whose main jokes are about torture, murder and mutilation or the threat thereof. 360 more words


Gala Hollywood Premiere for THE HOUSE OF ROTHSCHILD - March 14, 1934

Grauman’s Chinese Theater was the place to be on the night of March 14, 1934. The occasion was the Grand Premiere of THE HOUSE OF ROTHSCHILD… 219 more words


The Adventure of filming The Big Gamble

‘The Big Gamble’ was a great adventure movie, but the adventure in making the movie almost certainly tops the movie itself. The film was made in various locations – Ireland, Southern France, and the Ivory Coast during the spring and early summer of 1960. 691 more words

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