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  1. > {quote:title=Bronxgirl48 wrote:}{quote} > Another Pappy masterpiece! It really is one of his best movies. I was watching a documentary about the making of "The Searchers" just the other day, and I was impressed when one of the people who knew Ford well mentioned that all of his accomplishments as a filmmaker didn't mean nearly as much to him as his accomplishments in the U.S. Navy - this man was a real patriot.
  2. > {quote:title=Bronxgirl48 wrote:}{quote} > To quote Burl Ives as Big Daddy, there is a powerful and obnoxious odor of MENDACITY in this room. > "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"? Great movie - but not a western.
  3. > {quote:title=rayallen wrote:}{quote} > Elvis Presley made quite a few movies. Not to great reviews, but still pretty fun. I think at least one of them ("Jailhouse Rock") got good reviews. Or am I mistaken?
  4. > {quote:title=hamradio wrote:}{quote} > They must had Tide back in those days. > I thought they washed everything in the Nile? But the exit music was probably a nice touch, since the end credits didn't run for over 5 minutes back then.
  5. This is a fascinating article from the L.A. Times which contains a few interviews with the folks who actually worked inside Area 51. Needless to say, Area 51 has been a subject of much fascination for both conspiracy theorists and fans of sci-fi B movies, so I thought there might be some interest in it: http://www.latimes.com/la-mag-april052009-backstory,0,786384.story The Road to Area 51 After decades of denying the facility's existence, five former insiders speak out by Annie Jacobsen Area 51. It's the most famous military institution in the world that doesn't officially exist.
  6. > {quote:title=filmlover wrote:}{quote} > Among the special features is an interesting full-length audio commentary by film historia F.X. Feeney. There is also an interesting 45-minute documentary on the making of the film I've a question about the documentary. Was it made around the time of the movie's release, or is it a recently-made documentary?
  7. Well I'd agree it's probably nowhere near as good a movie as the 1936 version, but I'm sure it is nonetheless a fascinating example of the transition from silents to talkies.
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  9. > {quote:title=voltron wrote:}{quote} > Bring Jesus to Tcm > > > > That might be kind of a tall order, unless you're talking about movies about Jesus. But that is one seriously cute emoticon. :x
  10. Sounds like a great event! I'm not a huge fan of the movie, but I'm delighted to hear Arlene Dahl is keeping pretty busy lately. Last I heard of her, she was being honored at the Noir City festival, in January. It's great that she's so eager to show up for all her fans. B-)
  11. Do you intend for the discussion to be limited to singers and actors of the "classic" era? Or can we bring up contemporary examples as well?
  12. > {quote:title=ChipHeartsMovies wrote:}{quote} > It's like the night before Christmas! In a way, it might be more exciting. Christmas happens every year. This event, on the other hand, was 15 years in the making.
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