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Grizzly (1976)

“What the hell’s a million year old grizzly doing here!?”   Director:  William Girdler Starring:  Christopher George, Andrew Prine, Richard Jaeckel, Joan McCall, Joe Dorsey, Tom Arcuragi, Vicki Johnson, Charles Kissinger, Kermit Echols, Maryann Hearn, Catherine Rickman, Harvey Flaxman Screenplay:  … Continue reading

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Shark Kill (1976)

“I want to tell you about a shark attack.” “Do you want to report one?” “No, I want to prevent one…”   Director:  William A. Graham Starring:  Richard Yniguez, Phillip Clark, Elizabeth Gill, Jennifer Warren, Victor Campos, David Huddleston, Jimmie … Continue reading

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Et Al. Oct19

The Other (1913) Original title: Der Andere. After he has accident while out riding, the respected Dr Hallers (Albert Bassermann) develops – unknown to himself – a secondary personality who begins frequenting public houses and making criminal associates. One night, … Continue reading

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Jaws (1975)

“You’re gunna need a bigger boat…”   Director:  Steven Spielberg Starring:  Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Jeffrey Kramer, Carl Gottlieb, Lee Fierro, Jeffrey Voorhees, Chris Rebello, Jay Mello, Susan Backlinie, Robert Nevin Screenplay:  Peter Benchley, … Continue reading

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The Naked Jungle (1954)

  “You’re up against a monster twenty miles long and two miles wide—forty square miles of agonising death!   Director:  Byron Haskin Starring:  Charlton Heston, Eleanor Parker, William Conrad, Abraham Sofaer, Romo Vincent, Douglas Fowley, John Dierkes, Leonard Strong, Norma … Continue reading

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Them! (1954)

“We haven’t seen the end of them. We’ve only had a close view of the beginning of what may be the end of us…”   Director:  Gordon Douglas Starring:  Edmund Gwenn, Joan Weldon, James Whitmore, James Arness, Sandy Descher, Onslow … Continue reading

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Woman In The Moon (1929)

“At moonrise the rocketship will ascend into space. And, God willing, we will land – thirty-six hours later – on the far side of the moon…”   [Original title: Frau im Mond] [aka By Rocket To The Moon, Girl In The … Continue reading

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Et Al. June19

The Queen Of Spades (1910) Original title: Pikovaya Dama. While much of Russian society, including most of his fellow-officers, gambles for high stakes, German (Pavel Biryukov) cannot afford to play and only looks on. German is one of those who … Continue reading

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The Man Upstairs (1958)

Director:  Don Chaffey Starring: Richard Attenborough, Bernard Lee, Donald Houston, Dorothy Alison, Kenneth Griffith, Patricia Jessel, Virginia Maskell, Walter Hudd, Charles Houston, Maureen Connell, Amy Dalby, Alfred Burke, Patrick Jordan Screenplay:  Alun Falconer, Robert Dunbar and Don Chaffey, based upon … Continue reading

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Seven Days To Noon (1950)

[Also known as: Ultimatum] Director:  John Boulting and Roy Boulting Starring:  Barry Jones, André Morell, Olive Sloane, Joan Hickson, Hugh Cross, Sheila Manahan, Ronald Adam, Joan Hickson, Wyndham Goldie, Marie Ney Screenplay:  Frank Harvey and Roy Boulting, based upon a … Continue reading

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