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Sharing the Screen With Kirk Douglas

Count the candles. 103. Yes Kirk Douglas is 103 years young today. Each year since starting up Mike’s Take On the Movies I set aside December 9th to celebrate the […]

At the Earth’s Core (1976)

This fantasy film clearly aimed at youngsters hit a bullseye when I was indeed a youngster seeing this on TV in the late 1970’s. Even then I knew exactly who […]

The Indian Fighter (1955)

Following in the tracks of Burt Lancaster, the actor he is most closely associated with, Kirk Douglas, made The Indian Fighter his inaugural production under his new company banner, Bryna […]

First Blood (1982)

Having seen this film at the dawning of my teenage years during it’s first release to movie theaters in 1982 was needless to say a testosterone fueled night at the […]

Sabata (1969)

With the arrival of Leone’s A Fistful of Dollars, the so called spaghetti western genre was born and would continue to evolve and bend the accepted way westerns were filmed, […]

I Walk Alone (1947)

In the five films they actually starred in together not counting a couple cameo bits in another pair, Burt Lancaster always had billing over Kirk Douglas and in all likelihood […]

Kirk Douglas and the Leading Ladies

Yes I’ve been celebrating the films and career of Kirk Douglas since starting this online project 5 years ago so with December 9th upon us and the cleft chinned icon […]

Town Without Pity (1961)

I’ve always been at odds with my overall view of this Kirk Douglas effort that sees him back in a military court of law four years after the magnificent Kubrick […]

Return From the Sea (1954)

Let me ask you this. Are you a fan of westerns, gangster films and low budget fodder from the 1970’s? If the answer is yes then surely I don’t have […]

Woman Obsessed (1959)

Capitalizing on the Oscars handed out for the 1958 season, the trailer for Woman Obsessed begins with the acceptance speech delivered by Susan Hayward for her award winning role in […]

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