Archive for Ann-Margret

Pin-Ups Through the Years (August, 1968)

Posted in 1960-1969, Vintage News Photos with tags , , , , , , , , on November 29, 2014 by WB Kelso

 
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Erskine Johnson’s Hollywood :: In Case Your Not Hep to the Younger Set… (October, 1962)

Posted in 1960-1969, Vintage News Articles with tags , , , , on August 3, 2014 by WB Kelso

 
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Multiplex Mash-Up :: Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back into the Water… (July, 1978)

Posted in 1970-1979, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 27, 2014 by WB Kelso

 
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My brilliant dissertation on JAWS 2:

Not enough people get eaten.

The End.

And between you and me, I think I prefer the sailboat art over the happy water-skier that’s about to get munched.

Drive-In Mash-Up :: Helm’s-a-Poppin’! (April, 1968)

Posted in 1960-1969, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , on November 20, 2013 by WB Kelso

 

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Stalk ‘n’ SlashCinema :: Every Girl is Frightened the Night Before Her Wedding. But this Time … There’s a Good Reason! (September, 1980)

Posted in 1980-1989, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 11, 2013 by WB Kelso

 

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He Knows You’re Alone is a moderately effective slasher that has grown on me as I’ve gotten older. Seemingly hampered by a goofy romantic subplot necessitated by the killer’s fixation on killing brides-to-be, to be fair, this thread is salvaged because stars Scardino and O’Heaney honestly sparked the old chemistry set with ease. Still, I think we should all be thankful most police investigators in real life don’t mimic their brethren in these things. *sheesh* Also of note, even though the movie trumpets itself as being the first onscreen appearance of Tom Hanks, he’s in it for like 10 seconds; and honestly, the filmmakers probably would’ve been better served, notoriety wise, if they had actually been the film where Hanks was hacked to pieces with his head in the fish tank, too. Thus and so, I recommend the movie immensely as long as you all promise to stop the film with about 30 seconds to go and dump the stoopid twist for the sake of stoopid twist only ending.
 
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He Knows You’re Alone (1980) Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) / EP: Joseph Beruh, Edgar Lansbury / P: George Manasse, Robert Di Milia, Nan Pearlman / D: Armand Mastroianni / W: Scott Parker / C: Gerald Feil / E: George T. Norris / M: Alexander Peskanov, Mark Peskanov / S: Caitlin O’Heaney, Don Scardino, Elizabeth Kemp, Tom Rolfing, Lewis Arlt, Patsy Pease, Paul Gleason, Tom Hanks

Da’King Lives! :: The Most Inflammable Combination Since Little Boys with Matches… (June, 1964)

Posted in 1960-1969, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 15, 2012 by WB Kelso

 

 

 

 

 
Race car driver Lucky Jackson has a need for speed in almost everything he does, and, while trying to win the bank-roll he needs to compete in the Las Vegas Grand Prix at the craps table, our boy meets his match in a fiery redhead, whose purring engine and swiveling hips stops the gob-smacked troubadour dead in his tracks and sets them both on a collision course for romance (– both on screen and off.) Seriously, watching Elvis and Ann-Margret on screen is like watching two pieces of flint sparking off each other; a volatile concoction of ramming-speed kinetics that dares you to keep up and is a total blast to watch.
 


Video courtesy of JeffMiguel.

This post was part of Da’King Lives, which originated back in January of 2010, to help celebrate the King of Rock-n-Roll’s 75th birthday and throw a spotlight on his fine, fractured forays into feature film.

Other Points of Interest:

Full film review of Viva Las Vegas at 3B Theater.

Poster campaign for Viva Las Vegas at the Archive.

Viva Las Vegas (1964) Jack Cummings Productions :: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) / P: Jack Cummings, George Sidney/ D: George Sidney / W: Sally Benson / C: Joseph Biroc / E: John McSweeney / M: George Stoll / S: Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret, William Demarest, Nicky Blair, Cesare Danova