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Daily 70s Spot: ‘Apocalypse Now’ TV promo (1979)

“The most eagerly-awaited motion picture of all time.” Your Daily 70s Spot is a rare TV promo for Francis Ford Coppola’s Vietnam epic, Apocalypse Now. Commercial aired in November of 1979. Daily 70s Spot #72: ‘Apocalypse Now’ TV Promo (1979) … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: Gene Hackman in ‘The Conversation’

Francis Ford Coppola‘s The Conversation was released in April of 1974, right between the director’s better-known films; The Godfather and The Godfather: Part II. The thriller, set in San Francisco, stars Gene Hackman as a freelance surveillance expert who secretly … Continue reading

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40th Anniversary of The Godfather

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the release of The Godfather. Francis Ford Coppola’s epic released on March 15th, 1972, went on to win the Academy Award for Best Picture, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest films … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: Apocalypse Now

Director Francis Ford Coppola released Apocalypse Now in August of 1979 after a long, troubled shoot and editing process that ran from March, 1976 until release. Thankfully, instead of a disaster we were presented with a powerful classic that did … Continue reading

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