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Daryl Zanuck documentary

I haven’t been able to find anything on a DVD but this 20 minute YouTube video ought to do the job. Click here

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Romance and Cigarettes

With an all star cast, written and directed by John Turturro, this film is a musical and a thought provoking look at life through the lens of some very down and out people in NY. Quirky but wonderful

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The greatest play in baseball

So now that you’re all thinking about baseball in the movies, here’s a video I found that will bring back some memories if you’re Dodgers fans, or if you haven’t seen you’ll be proud of one Dodger! click here

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Credits – my take

Last night we saw The Man Who Knew Infinity, we really liked it.  But during the opening sequence the director decided to run many of the credits  . . . .  we can’t watch both, so I feel sorry for … Continue reading

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Film Noir class update

Well, that was fun yesterday!  We all weren’t convinced that Stranger on the Third Floor was noir because of the way it ended . . . . all nice and happy.  But it was a beginning to a journey through … Continue reading

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the Fifties of the Central Coast

Since we are going to be embarking on Film Noir, which was the 4os and the 50s, I thought you might find this look back at SLO click here

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Film Archives and rare films

Interesting story in today’s LA Times about the increasing possibility of having access to rare films from archives of Warner Brothers and other studios. click here

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