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French Postcard

French Postcard

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 18th 2017

When In the French Style (1963) opened in New York 54 years ago today, the reception for this maverick, modern-style, continentally adult look at romance crafted by screenwriter/producer Irwin Shaw

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The Impact of Zulu

The Impact of Zulu

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 17th 2016

By the time it opened on America’s movie screens 52 years ago today, the historical action tale Zulu (1964) had already been a box-office sensation in its native England for nearly five months. This

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Americans in Paris

Americans in Paris

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 22nd 2016

When long-time friends, writer/producer Irwin Shaw (The Young Lions) and director/producer Robert Parrish (The Wonderful Country), set to work on an adaptation of two of Shaw’s Paris-set short

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Endfield's Sound and Fury

Endfield's Sound and Fury

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 13th 2016

With nearly two-dozen features to his credit, American-born Cy Endfield rose out of poverty-row studio filmmaking to become a promising director of daring films with topical themes and a progressive

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