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Jerry's Moviemaking Run

Jerry's Moviemaking Run

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 15th 2017

Marking today’s 106th birthday of studio executive/screenwriter/producer Jerry Wald (1911-1962), one asks: “What made Jerry Wald run?” Across 30 years of remarkable stints at four Hollywood studios

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Keeping Faith with Faulkner

Keeping Faith with Faulkner

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 12th 2017

“The people of Faulkner…the language of Faulkner…the world of Faulkner,” the original one-sheets boasted. But Jerry Wald’s sweat-drenched, star-packed, Cinemascope production, the first screen coll

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Simmering Hi-Def Summer

Simmering Hi-Def Summer

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 15th 2017

The summer wind blows hot and fierce with Twilight Time’s five-film midsummer lineup, with one North American premiere of a distinguished historical saga from Japan, plus four other tantalizing tit

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Living Dangerous-Lee

Living Dangerous-Lee

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 13th 2016

Courtesy of two outings with director Blake Edwards, Lee Remick had a dangerously rough 1962 on movie screens, although the hugely talented actress made out all right in the end. Her ferociously vu

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Newman and Glenn Abide and Endure

Newman and Glenn Abide and Endure

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 27th 2016

Two Actors Studio alumni of deep provenance share today as a birthday, one a legend of Hollywood and Broadway history and the other a chameleonlike presence whose gruff exterior and cool authority

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