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Cat's Championship Casting

Cat's Championship Casting

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 23rd 2017

Would the Western comedy favorite Cat Ballou (1965), which galloped onto movie screens 52 years ago tomorrow and became of its year’s Top 10 box-office hits, have the same audience-pleasing impact

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Before and After Ballou

Before and After Ballou

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 26th 2016

Still heartily enjoyed after 50 years, the box-office hit Cat Ballou (1965) made Comedy Westerns – a merely occasional presence in the past – a happily going concern again. The results were mixed,

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Historic Weather

Historic Weather

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 11th 2016

To celebrate Black History Month, many screen projects come to mind that chronicle the past, glorify heroes and reenact harrowing, even tragic events on the road to civil rights advancements. But ra

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