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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 […]

This Week in TV Guide 1965

Thanks to a sister who owns and operates an antique shop, I had a chance to look thru a few TV Guides she had in stock from the year 1965. […]

Now Playing ….. April 25th 1978

Thankfully a Toronto Sun loomed in the distance at a recent hunt though a barn converted into an antique shop. Not sure if it was a hot commodity for collectors […]

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)

It’s hard to come up with a better vehicle to showcase the on screen chemistry of cinema icons Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas than the tale of Wyatt Earp and […]

Erik the Conqueror (1961)

This tale of Vikings at odds with Britain comes from the man who had unleashed the terrors of Black Sunday just one year prior to this outdoor adventure, Mario Bava. Opening […]

Champion (1949)

One of the great things that can happen to a classic movie fan is when your offspring want to see so many of the great films of yesteryear. So a couple […]

Man With the Gun (1955)

Considering this western casts “A” list” star, Robert Mitchum in the title role, it has the feel of a low budget entry worthy of a Rory Calhoun or an Audie Murphy. Then […]

Posse (1975)

The iconic film star, Kirk Douglas, only directed two movies in his lengthy career, the first was a misfire titled Scalawag in 1973, the second being this off kilter western that plays […]

The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)

Once Kirk Douglas achieved star status he was quite often associated with the aggressive, self destructive, brash roles thanks to Midge Kelly of Champion, Chuck Tatum of Ace in the […]

The Final Countdown (1980)

Like many others I suppose, I’ve always enjoyed a good time travel story and this feature starring Kirk Douglas offers us a great “what if” to Pearl Harbor on December […]

The Devil’s Disciple (1959)

By the time of this film’s production, the two leading American actors who were featured prominently across the bill boards had started up their own companies having long ago broken free […]

The Big Trees (1952)

According to Hollywood legend and Kirk Douglas himself in his autobiography, The Ragman’s Son, he agreed to appear in this Warner Brother’s “B” unit adventure for free on the condition […]

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