Category Archives: cinema

project one

Project One

Films and Filming. September 1965.

a book by its cover

A History of Narrative Film

A History of Narrative Film. David A. Cook. 1979.

An important artifact: This is the book that I found in my parents’ attic as a kid that led me to get interested in old movies.

fat city

Fat City

Jeff Bridges and Stacy Keach in Fat City. John Huston. 1972.

festival time!

Jane Birkin commandeers some of the paparazzi’s equipment at Cannes. 1975.

hallelujah, i’m a bum

Hallelijah I'm a Bum

Al Jolson and Harry Langdon in Hallelujah, I’m a Bum or as it was called in the UK, Halleujah, I’m a Tramp. Lewis Milestone. 1933.

f for orson

Orson and Angela Lansbury in The Long, Hot Summer. 1958.

losey directs

Don Giovanni

Joseph Losey directs Don Giovanni. 1979.

on the set of

Robert Altmanand crew on the set of Brewster McCloud, which happened to be the Houston Astrodome, as Bud Cort hangs in the bird machine. 1970.

advice to the lovelorn

Lee Tracy — who ran into career trouble in late November 1933 when he supposedly pissed on a parade of military types while filming on location in Mexico City — in Advice to the Lovelorn. Alfred L. Werker. 1933.

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Stepford Wives

1975.