Category Archives: 70s Movies

Funshine Friday: ‘Pufnstuf’ (Film): ‘Living Island’ Song (1970)

Are we having a fancy Funshine Friday yet? If not, here’s a tune from the 1970 motion picture, Pufnstuf to get you started in the right direction. The song is entitled “Living Island” (written by Charles Fox and Norman Gimbel) … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Willy Wonka’ – ‘Pure Imagination’ Song (1971)

The weekend is almost here. Time for a ray or two of Funshine to warm our cockles. Here’s the wonderful Gene Wilder singing “Pure Imagination” from the 1971 classic, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. In the clip below, we … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: ‘Blazing Saddles’ (40th Anniversary, 1974)

This Friday, February 7th is the 40th Anniversary of the release of Mel Brook’s classic comedy Western, Blazing Saddles. To celebrate the occasion, we have the original theatrical trailer on display for you below. Blazing Saddles stars Cleavon Little as … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Little Prince’ – ‘Be Happy’ (1974)

To lead us into the weekend we have a short, sweet and melancholy tune from Stanley Donen’s 1974 movie version of The Little Prince. The Little Prince motion picture was based on the 1943 novella by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: ‘The Man Who Would Be King’ (1975)

Director John Huston originally intended to film The Man Who Would Be King (based on a short story by Rudyard Kipling) in the 1950s with Humphrey Bogart and Clark Gable. The production didn’t come together until the 1970s, allowing Sean … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: ‘All That Jazz’ (1979)

All That Jazz chasséd into theaters in late December of 1979. This semi-autobiographical musical fantasy, directed by Bob Fosse and written by Fosse and Robert Alan Aurthur, follows a film and theater director and choreographer named Joe Gideon. Gideon, played … Continue reading

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