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Anne of the Thousand Moving Parts (2)

Anne of the Thousand Moving Parts (2)

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 13th 2018

For his ambitious production of Anne of the Thousand Days (1969), Hal Wallis assembled a royal entourage of talents. Top-flight acting talent included Irene Papas as Catherine of Aragon, Anthony Quayl

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Six Degrees of Scorpio Connections

Six Degrees of Scorpio Connections

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 19th 2017

The age of institutional paranoia and conspiratorial malevolence was coming into full cinematic flower in the early 1970s, and one espionage thriller arrived on the cusp of it all. Opening in theate

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Spies vs. Spies: Scorpio

Spies vs. Spies: Scorpio

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 21st 2015

The Cold War looms large in our past and present. Recently, the U.S. and Russia have had a tense relationship over differing strategies to eliminate the ISIS stronghold in war-ravaged Syria. Last we

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