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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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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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Trailer Tuesday: ‘The Exorcist’ (1973)

The Exorcist levitated into theaters in late December of 1973 and was #1 at the box office for six weeks; from Jan 06 – February 10, 1974 (40-yrs-ago this week). This horror classic, based on a 1971 novel by William … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: ‘Halloween’ (1978)

Jumpin’ Jimminy! It’s been a mighty long time since we’ve taken a trip to the movies. (I’ve been busy with paid writing deadlines.) Let’s rectify things now with a look at the original coming attraction for John Carpenter‘s horror classic, … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: ‘Willard’ (1971)

Daniel Mann‘s Willard crawled into theaters in June of 1971. This creepy tale of the socially-awkward Willard and his band of trained killer rats ended up as the eleventh top-grossing film of the year. The story is based on Stephen … Continue reading

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