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1957 Movie Review: A FACE IN THE CROWD, 1957

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Directed by Elia Kazan
Starring: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Lee Remick, Walter Matthau… 613 more words

October 1: Happy Birthday George Peppard and Walter Matthau

George Peppard (1928-1994) was studying engineering at Purdue when he became involved in a campus theater group.  He then transferred to and graduated from Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, performed at the Pittsburgh Playhouse while completing his degree, and studied with Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio in New York.  1,008 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

October 1 in history

331 BC Alexander the Great defeated Darius III of Persia in the Battle of Gaugamela.

959  Edgar the Peaceable became king of all England. 1,015 more words


Judi West in 'The Fortune Cookie' 1965

Judi West (born 1942), Jack Lemmon (1925 – 2001) and Walter Matthau (1920 – 2000). Matthau, shyster lawyer, sees fancy damages in Lemmon’s injury, and exwife Judi West smells money in a fake reunion with Lemmon. Variety.


The Cleveland Blues

I’m in Billy Wilder Land, for professional reasons (but also for pleasure).

In the case of THE FORTUNE COOKIE, that takes me to Cleveland.

Remarkable how this blackish comedy can looking so much like a bleak European art movie. 287 more words


3 things about Joseph Sargent's THE TAKING OF PELHAM ONE TWO THREE

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

1. “What’s the matter with everybody? How many hijacked trains we got?”
2. Tony Roberts: “We’re tryin’ to run a city, not a goddamn democracy!” 13 more words