Archive for Robert Shaw

Back Again! Two Bonds for the Price of One! (January, 1969)

Posted in 1960-1969, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 15, 2014 by WB Kelso

 
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Thunderball (1965) Eon Productions :: United Artists / P: Albert R. Broccoli, Harry Saltzman, Kevin McClory / AP: Stanley Sopel / D: Terence Young / W: Richard Maibaum, John Hopkins, Jack Whittingham, Kevin McClory, Ian Fleming (novel) / C: Ted Moore / E: Ernest Hosler / M: John Barry / S: Sean Connery, Claudine Auger, Adolfo Celi, Luciana Paluzzi, Bernard Lee, Desmond Llewelyn, Lois Maxwell

From Russia with Love (1963) Eon Productions :: Danjaq :: United Artists / P: Albert R. Broccoli, Harry Saltzman / AP: Stanley Sopel / D: Terence Young / W: Richard Maibaum, Johanna Harwood, Ian Fleming (novel) / C: Ted Moore / E: Peter R. Hunt / M: John Barry / S: Sean Connery, Daniela Bianchi, Robert Shaw, Lotte Lenya, Pedro Armendáriz, Bernard Lee, Desmond Llewelyn, Lois Maxwell

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Going Swimming? You Might Want to See This First (September-October, 1975)

Posted in 1970-1979, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 1, 2013 by WB Kelso

 

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Is it me, or is the Shark getting closer with each successive ad? Anyways … A classic example of less is more — the less, in this case, still scaring the living bajeebus out of you, I honestly don’t know what more I can add that hasn’t already been said or written about Spielberg’s JAWS that will shed any new light or angle on the subject. Well, except, for, maybe, a desire to see Spielberg regain his nerve and try his hand at a popcorn thriller again because he (– at least he used to be) really, really, really damned good at. You want proof? How long can you be in the water, salt of fresh, before that low thrum and those familiar, primal chords has you wondering what’s lurking just below the surface? A friendly reminder, perhaps, that in some instances we are no longer on top of the food chain anymore as you make the water just a tad bit warmer before vacating it for drier environs post haste.

JAWS (1975) Zanuck/Brown Productions :: Universal Pictures / P: David Brown, Richard D. Zanuck / D: Steven Spielberg / W: Carl Gottlieb, Peter Benchley (novel) / C: Bill Butler / E: Verna Fields / M: John Williams / S: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Jeffrey Kramer

Multi-Plex Mash-Up :: More BITE than JAWS, with Burt Reynolds as the BAIT! (October, 1975)

Posted in 1970-1979, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 1, 2013 by WB Kelso

 

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Man-Eater is actually a Samuel Fuller retread from 1969, re-released in 1975 for SOME reason.  It was originally released as either Shark, Caine or Twist of the Knife depending on which source you’re consulting. The film is somewhat notorious because a stuntman was actually killed by a shark while filming. And perhaps not in the most tasteful of moves, the producers decided to tout that fact in the initial ad campaigns, a decision that, along with some extensive re-editing, caused Fuller to disavow the film altogether.

Multiplex Mash-Up :: July, 1977

Posted in 1970-1979, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 28, 2013 by WB Kelso

 

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All Kinds of Hell in this Giant Double Thrill Show! (May, 1958)

Posted in 1950-1959, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 10, 2012 by WB Kelso

 

 

 

 
Rodan (1956/1957) Toho :: Distributors Corporation of America (DCA) / P: Tomoyuki Tanaka :: Frank King, Maurice King / D: Ishirô Honda / W: Takeshi Kimura, Takeo Murata :: David Duncan / C: Isamu Ashida / E: Kôichi Iwashita :: Robert S. Eisen / M: Akira Ifukube / S: Kenji Sahara, Yumi Shirakawa, Akihiko Hirata, Akio Kobori, Yoshifumi Tajima

Hell in Korea (1956) Wessex Film Productions Ltd. :: Distributors Corporation of America (DCA) / EP: Ian Dalrymple / P: Anthony Squire / D: Julian Amyes / W: Ian Dalrymple, Ronald Spencer, Anthony Squire / C: Freddie Francis E: Peter R. Hunt / M: Malcolm Arnold / S: Stephen Boyd, Stanley Baker, Robert Shaw, Harry Andrews, Michael Caine