Archive for June, 2016

One Cat Who Plays Like an Army! (January, 1973)

Posted in 1970-1979, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 23, 2016 by WB Kelso

 
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Trouble Man (1972) JDFB Productions :: 20th Century Fox Film Corporation / EP: John D.F. Black / P: Joel Freeman / D: Ivan Dixon / W: John D.F. Black / C: Michel Hugo / E: Michael Kahn / M: Marvin Gaye / S: Robert Hooks, Paul Winfield, Ralph Waite, William Smithers, Paula Kelly, Julius Harris

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Random Drive-In Mash-Up :: Bringing the Wood, Not One, But Two! (August, 1972)

Posted in 1970-1979, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , on June 23, 2016 by WB Kelso

 
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Tonight! Treat the Family by Driving Them Out! (May, 1966)

Posted in 1960-1969, Vintage Ads with tags , , on June 23, 2016 by WB Kelso

 
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Now Showing :: May, 1966

Posted in 1960-1969, Movie Ads, Now Showing with tags , , , , , , , , on June 23, 2016 by WB Kelso

 
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In the Year 2022, You Are What You Eat. (September, 1973)

Posted in 1970-1979, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 23, 2016 by WB Kelso

 
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Man, it’s depressing to think about but, for every year that has passed since I first saw this as a Movie of the Week back in the 1970’s, Soylent Green (1973) seems less and less like speculative science fiction and more like a self-fulfilling prophecy. The North Pole is a lake, GMO’s are propagating, and the decimation of the pollinating bee is the first link in a possible catastrophic collapse of the food chain. We’ve already achieved Idiocracy status, people. Next stop, Cheese and Crackers — only their ain’t gonna be any cheese. Still worth a look whether you know the ultimate twist or not due to the fantastic supporting efforts of Edward G. Robinson; from his crotchety cussing to his magnificent, Kevorkian send-off. Watch and be prepared to be really, really depressed after.

Soylent Green (1973) Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) / P: Walter Seltzer. Russell Thacher / D: Richard Fleischer / W: Stanley R. Greenberg, Harry Harrison (novel) / C: Richard H. Kline / E: Samuel E. Beetley / M: Fred Myrow / S: Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Connors, Joseph Cotten, Brock Peters, Paula Kelly

At Last You Can See It — the Greatest Entertainment this City Has Ever Known! (October, 1943)

Posted in 1940-1949, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 4, 2016 by WB Kelso

 
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For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943) Paramount Pictures / EP: Buddy G. DeSylva / P: Sam Wood / D: Sam Wood / W: Dudley Nichols, Louis Bromfield, Jeanie Macpherson, Ernest Hemingway (novel) / C: Ray Rennahan / E: John F. Link Sr., Sherman Todd / M: Victor Young / S: Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman, Akim Tamiroff, Vladimir Sokoloff, Arturo de Córdova

Goodbye to the Old. (August, December, 1978)

Posted in 1970-1979, Vintage News Articles, Vintage News Photos with tags , on June 4, 2016 by WB Kelso

 
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The opening shot of Shane Black’s The Nice Guys (2016) reminded me that the Hollywood sign was in such disrepair it was torn down and replaced in 1978.

When Scolding Won’t Help (August, 1970)

Posted in 1970-1979, Vintage Ads with tags , , , on June 4, 2016 by WB Kelso

 
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Slim and Extra Sizes (October, 1943)

Posted in 1940-1949, Vintage Ads with tags , , , , on June 4, 2016 by WB Kelso

 
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Tuned In :: Prime Pick (October, 1978)

Posted in 1970-1979, Tuned In with tags , , , , on June 4, 2016 by WB Kelso

 
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