Archive for Henry Silva

The Night They Blew All the Lights in Las Vegas! (November, 1960)

Posted in 1960-1969, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 17, 2012 by WB Kelso

 

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When Peter Lawford first approached Frank Sinatra about making Ocean’s 11, as the legend goes, Sinatra told him they should forget about the movie and just pull the heist off instead. Made at perhaps the absolute zenith of the Martini Machismo era they helped to create and define, the film had to be shot piecemeal around the collection of stars’ scheduled live performances — most notably Sinatra’s legendary run at The Sands, where his fellow Rat-Packers often joined him for what would eventually come to be known as The Summit. And in perhaps the ultimate meta-moment in screen history, as the film ends, Ocean’s crew moseys reflectively down a sidewalk with The Sands marquee visible behind them, emblazoned with its headlining act.
 

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Ocean’s 11 (1960) Dorchester :: Warner Bros. / P: Lewis Milestone / AP: Henry W. Sanicola / D: Lewis Milestone / W: Harry Brown, Charles Lederer, George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell / C: William H. Daniels / E: Philip W. Anderson / M: Nelson Riddle / S: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Joey Bishop, Angie Dickinson, Richard Conte, Akim Tamiroff, Henry Silva, Caesar Romero

Wild Excitement! Tempestuous Romance! Wholesale Slaughter! (May, 1964)

Posted in 1960-1969, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 20, 2012 by WB Kelso

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
A Distant Trumpet (1963) A First National Picture :: Warner Bros. / P: William H. Wright / D: Raoul Walsh / W: John Twist, Richard Fielder, Albert Beich, Paul Horgan (novel) / C: William H. Clothier / E: David Wages / M: Max Steiner / S: Troy Donahue, Suzanne Pleshette, Diane McBain, James Gregory, Claude Akins

Johnny Cool (1963) Chrislaw Productions :: United Artists / EP: Peter Lawford / P: William Asher / AP: Milton Ebbins / D: William Asher / W: Joseph Landon, John McPartland (novel) / C: Sam Leavitt / E: Otto Ludwig / M: Billy May / S: Henry Silva, Elizabeth Montgomery, Richard Anderson, Jim Backus, Joey Bishop, Telly Savalas