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Actor of Choice: John Carradine

Actor of Choice: John Carradine

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 5th 2018

Born 112 years ago today, “John Carradine [1906-1988], the historical figure, looms larger than the man himself. He is remembered as one of cinema’s greatest character actors and the patriarch of a

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Carradine's Two Rail Rides

Carradine's Two Rail Rides

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 8th 2017

David Carradine (1936-2009), who would have turned 81 today, confided in his 1995 autobiography Endless Highway that his casting as union organizer-turned-outlaw Big Bill Shelly in the Roger Corman

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Railway Connections

Railway Connections

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 15th 2017

When it opened 45 years ago yesterday, Boxcar Bertha (1972), starring Barbara Hershey as a seductive Depression-era Arkansas train robber outlaw and David Carradine as her messianic union agitator

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Twilight Train Travel

Twilight Train Travel

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 7th 2016

The arrival of the erotic mystery The Girl on the Train (2016) in multiplexes everywhere today and next week’s Twilight Time hi-def Blu-ray arrivals of Boxcar Bertha (1972), Runaway Train (198

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October Preorders / Windom's Way

October Preorders / Windom's Way

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 28th 2016

It’s a month of racing trains, heart-pounding terror and Texas-sized tension coming down the hi-def Blu-ray tracks originating from Twilight Time and reaching their final destination inside movie lo

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