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Daughter Jane and Papa Raoul

Daughter Jane and Papa Raoul

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 21st 2018

Born 97 years ago today, Jane Russell (1921-2011), though celebrated for her striking good looks and charismatic sex appeal on screen, she remained down-to-earth, faith-based, family-oriented, collegi

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Birth's Directorial Ranks

Birth's Directorial Ranks

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 8th 2018

The Birth of a Nation (1915), as alternately fantastic and morally repellent an accomplishment as it is, sits atop the resumé of its director/co-producer/co-writer D.W. Griffith, but this benchmark mo

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July's Pacific Panorama

July's Pacific Panorama

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 23rd 2018

Twilight Time circles the Pacific Rim this July with four compelling widescreen wonders offering their respective and decidedly individual takes on sweeping historical events and romantic relations

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A One-Eyed Director's Three-Dimensionality

A One-Eyed Director's Three-Dimensionality

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 16th 2017

Amassing well over 100 feature film credits as a director across a 50-year span, Raoul Walsh (1887-1980) with astonishing regularity, and through sheer volume of activity would eventually steer mov

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September Throng

September Throng

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 19th 2017

Western gems (including one in 3D and two co-starring the formidable Robert Ryan), Woody-flavored chamber drama and Widescreen Early Cinemascope adventure earmark Twilight Time’s September lineup o

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