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70s Spots: ‘Papillon’ (1973) & ‘Quintet’ (1979) TV Trailers

“The greatest adventure of escape ever filmed.” TV trailers spooling out now for a pair of seventies flicks. First, Franklin J. Schaffner’s Papillon starring Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman. The promo aired in December of 1973. I saw Papillon in … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #499, 500: ‘Lucan’ & ‘The Boys From Brazil’ (1977, ’78)

“Monday – Lucan finds a lead to his lost parents…but it may be a trap.” 500 70s Spots? That’s more than a few. OK, for Sunday, we’ve got a TV series and a movie spot for you. First up, one … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: ‘Mad Max’ (1979)

In honor of the digital and disc release of Mad Max: Fury Road and the Mad Max video game, here’s the 1979 trailer for Mad Max. Mad Max was directed by George Miller, and stars Mel Gibson as the title … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: ‘Airport’ (1970)

“The First Lady of the American stage, Helen Hayes, plays the mind-boggling, huggable, perpetual stowaway, Ada Quonsett…” We haven’t enjoyed a good trailer in quite some time, so let’s fly right into one. Here’s the Coming Attraction for 1970’s Airport. … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: ‘Jaws 2’ (1978)

“Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water…” Summer is fast approaching and thoughts turn to warm sun, beach visits and…scary shark movies. Jaws 2 (sequel to 1975’s Jaws) swam into theaters in June of … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: Joe Don Baker In ‘The Pack’ (1977)

“Last summer they were pets. Now they are predators.” The Pack, also known as The Long, Dark Night, is one of the many angry animal horror flicks that arrived in the blockbuster wake of Jaws. The plot follows a group … Continue reading

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