Category Archives: 70s Movies

Trailer Tuesday: ‘Pufnstuf’ (The Movie, 1970)

We’ve featured the Pufnstuf television series more than once here at the ‘Disco, but we’ve yet to present the theatrical trailer for the movie version. Let’s remedy that now, seeing as it’s Trailer Tuesday. As in the television series, Jack … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: Michael Caine In ‘Pulp’ (1972)

For this edition of Trailer Tuesday, we haul out the bizarre and highly-watchable cult film, Pulp. Pulp, directed by Mike Hodges and released in 1972, stars Michael Caine as Mickey King. King, a writer of pulp detective novels, travels to … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: ‘Foul Play’ (1978)

Foul Play stumbled into theaters in July of 1978. The comedic-thriller is set in San Francisco and and stars Goldie Hawn as librarian, Gloria Mundy who is drawn into a Hitchcock-style assassination mystery. Chevy Chase, hot off of his Saturday … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: ‘Hair’ (1979)

The movie version of the popular stage musical Hair arrived about 10 years too late. Nevertheless, it’s a fun spectacle to watch and sing-a-long with. The 1979 film was directed by Miloš Forman and stars; Treat Williams, John Savage and … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Willy Wonka’ – Veruca Salt Sings ‘I Want It Now’ (1971)

A very good Funshine Friday to you, Bionic Pals! Here’s the bratty and magnificent Veruca Salt singing “I Want It Now” from 1971’s Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory. Veruca Salt is portrayed by Julie Dawn Cole and “I Want … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: ‘The Bad News Bears’ (1976)

To put it simply, for those of us who grew up in the 1970s, The Bad News Bears is comedy gold. I saw the film in the theater at the age of nine and fell in love with this tale … Continue reading

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