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Exodus: Its First and Subsequent Years

Exodus: Its First and Subsequent Years

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 15th 2017

Fifty-seven years ago tonight, producer/director Otto Preminger’s massive and sweeping film adaptation of Exodus (1960), Leon Uris’s 1958 historical novel set during the tumultuous early years of th

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Doing a Lot for Dolittle (2): The Multitudes

Doing a Lot for Dolittle (2): The Multitudes

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 31st 2017

For all its production snafus, ranging from the wrangling of hundreds of animals both meticulously trained and not, to the vagaries of weather and logistics involved in location shooting and the va

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Where Titans First Met 50 Years Ago

Where Titans First Met 50 Years Ago

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 9th 2016

Fifty years ago tonight marked the London world premiere of the on-screen confluence of Charlton Heston, Laurence Olivier, stirring geopolitical history and Cinerama exhibition wrapped up in an exo

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