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Trailer Tuesday: Ralph Bakshi’s ‘Wizards’ (1977)

“The ultimate futuristic fantasy epic.” Ralph Bakshi’s Wizards, an animated post-apocalyptic fantasy tale, zapped into theaters in February of 1977. The film tells the story of two brothers, a kindly wizard named Avatar and an evil sorcerer, Blackwolf, who battle … Continue reading

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Show Toppers: Mark Hamill in ‘The Texas Wheelers’ (1974)

The Texas Wheelers originally ran on ABC from September, 1974 to July, 1975. The show featured a family of four young folks, ages 24 through 10, trying to make their way in the world without a mother. Their father wasn’t … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: Jeannie

Hanna-Barbera’s Jeannie cartoon was an animated re-imagining of the live-action hit, I Dream of Jeannie. The series originally ran on CBS from September through December, 1973. Later, in 1977, the show was re-packaged and included in episodes of Fred Flintstone … Continue reading

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May 25, 1977: 35th anniversary of Star Wars

Today marks 35 years since the release of Star Wars on May 25th, 1977. In celebration, here’s a link to a Time Magazine article on the anniversary and the original, decades-old Star Wars trailer. Was it really that long ago … Continue reading

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