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Category: 1960’s

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Purple Noon (1960)

The Mad Movie Challenge Strikes Again……… It’s that time when Kristina of the Speakeasy site tosses some titles my way in her efforts to introduce me to some movies I haven’t […]

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Death Rides a Horse (1967)

Years ago when I was connecting names to genres and movies, Lee Van Cleef was one of those faces a youngster doesn’t easily forget. Death Rides a Horse quite frequently would play […]

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Who’s Got the Action (1962)

Some “stars” are just too good looking to be kept apart so it should come as no surprise that the coolest member of The Rat Pack, Dean Martin should find […]

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Gladiators 7 (1962)

Swords and Sandals rule the day in this variation on the Kurosawa theme enhanced by the recent success of the 1960 Sturges’ western updating. The plot of seven professional killing machines […]

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I Saw What You Did (1965)

This William Castle film is a great example of what having been a “star” can do for you. It can give you top billing and a prominent place in the […]

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Too Hot to Handle (1960)

Film history can play funny or perhaps even cruel tricks on stars from the past. I’ll grant you that Jayne Mansfield may be the star of this black and white […]

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Cape Fear (1962)

In the days before the video age changed how we watched and discovered movies, Cape Fear is one of those titles that I came across on late night TV thanks […]

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13 West Street (1962)

In what would prove to be Alan Ladd’s final leading role, this plays as a cross between Blackboard Jungle and the 80’s revenge flick, The Class of 1984 featuring a […]

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The List of Adrian Messenger (1963)

If one were to go strictly by the cast list and noticing this film was directed by John Huston, then surely excitement would be in the air. That’s how I […]

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Day of the Evil Gun (1968)

A hardened Glenn Ford begrudgingly teams up with an unsavory Arthur Kennedy in this variation on the The Searchers theme by way of MGM and director Jerry Thorpe. Along the way […]

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The Wackiest Ship In The Army (1960)

Jack Lemmon returns to sea duty in what audiences of the day surely connected to his Oscar winning role as Ensign Pulver in 1955’s Mister Roberts. This time out, Jack […]

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The Sadistic Baron Von Klaus (1962)

With a strong hint of what was to come in his future, meaning sex and sadism, Jess Franco helms this effective thriller starring his frequent leading man Howard Vernon in […]

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Rio Conchos (1964)

One could argue that this western lacks an “A” list Movie Star, but in my world Richard Boone is a whole lot more fun to watch then plenty of those […]

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