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Mars Needs Women (1967) - This Film Needs A Better Everything

Oh goodness me, Mars Needs Women from 1967 and written and directed by Larry Buchanan is a po-faced train wreck full of terrible performances and laughable dialogue. 136 more words


9 Crazy Things About Disney's Babes In Toyland

Babes In Toyland was the first live-action, big budget Disney musical and it’s completely bonkers. Annette Funicello stars as Mary, Mary Quite Contrary. She’s about to marry Tom the Piper’s Son — played by Tommy Sands — but the evil Barnaby (Ray Bolger) gets in the way so that he can get hitched to her himself. 1,255 more words


Movie Review: Babes in Toyland (1961)

Following the end of World War II, Walt Disney attempted to rebuild his studio from the stalemate it had found itself in. However, his drive in the world of animation wasn’t quite what it once was. 1,307 more words


Old Yeller, Happy Anniversary! Opened Christmas Day, 1957?


Old Yeller, did not actually have its world premiere on Christmas Day, 1957, it was seen instead on Tuesday night, December 17, in two different cities. 432 more words

Film Premiers

"Nudge, nudge, wink, wink. Know what I mean?"*...

John Cleese playing an arrogant newsreader being beastly about a French trade union leader on screen. Unrelated Victorian erotica in the background and a booming voice-over self-importantly announcing the name of the show.

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Old Yeller

PLOT (spoiler alert!!!):

In 1860s post-Civil War Texas, Jim Coates (Fess Parker) leaves home to work on a cattle drive, leaving behind his wife Katie (Dorothy McGuire), older son Travis (Tommy Kirk) and younger son Arliss (Kevin Corcoran). 1,616 more words

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