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    Today, 05:17 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    Thanks Chris, so far so good...
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    Today, 03:48 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    I'm in the process of re-locating, so this thread is on hiatus until I'm settled. I am a TCM addict, so I'll keep it going once I've got my cable...
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    07-06-2020, 03:30 PM
    Rushie has used a baseball analogy to describe his cancer treatment, and is hoping to have "extra Innings" (years?). In other news, I bought his...
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    07-04-2020, 01:21 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    JOHN PAUL JONES (1959) This is a rarely seen film, and a Great one. Directed by Mia Farrow's father, this is a fairly lavish production....
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    07-04-2020, 01:07 AM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    STAGECOACH (1939) 9 stagecoach passengers travel from "Tonto" to "Lordsburg" and have a helluva trip. John Wayne gets picked up along the...
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    07-03-2020, 11:15 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    THE SEARCHERS (1956) John Ford's most famous western, and probably his best. John Wayne is Ethan Edwards who embarks on an epic search and...
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    07-03-2020, 08:58 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    Lucky indeed. 7 films in one day, and I'm a richer cinephile for it... Ford is a special director-the CARE he takes is so evident- his...
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    07-03-2020, 08:52 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    MY DARLING CLEMENTINE (1946) Henry Fonda plays Wyatt Earp, the famous Marshall from Dodge City turned catttleman. He and his brothers Morgan...
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    07-03-2020, 06:50 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    FORT APACHE (1948) 4 films in, and I'm getting more and more in awe of John Ford. This is another "calvary" film, his first, actually. Henry...
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    07-03-2020, 04:26 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    SHE WORE A YELLOW RIBBON (1949) This is a great movie, and a showcase for John Wayne. He plays Captain Nathan Brittles, commander of a U.S....
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    07-03-2020, 02:26 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    3 GODFATHERS (1948) This was a surprising movie from John Ford. Robert, William and Pedro are three outlaws on the run in the desert, and they...
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    07-03-2020, 12:34 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    WAGON MASTER (1950) Nobody makes a western like John Ford. Here the wagon master is the star, and two of them get hired by a Mormon wagon...
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    07-03-2020, 10:53 AM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    Nice examination of infidelity from Fritz Lang. Barbara Stanwyck plays a "blue-blue-eyed" lonely woman who marries a "not-so-bright or rich"...
    85 replies | 1899 view(s)
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    07-03-2020, 08:25 AM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    Today is the start of John Ford month on TCM, and there's 7 (of the 36) films showing today.
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    07-02-2020, 01:34 PM
    A true story. Congrats and bravo to Jake Tapper, a REAL journailst at CNN...
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    07-02-2020, 12:07 AM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    This is my second favorite film from the 1930's. 100% pure entertainment from start to finish, it must've cleared a lot of sorrows away during the...
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    07-01-2020, 06:05 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    Errol Flynn is Maj. Geoffrey Vickers, a British officer who leads a famous counter attack in India. This is a poor man's Gunga Din, and not very...
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    07-01-2020, 04:35 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    I've already given D.A. too much credit, and I recognize his historical importance. To be honest I don't think we'd be missing him if he didn't...
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    07-01-2020, 08:53 AM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    Pennebaker strikes me as a guy who struck when the iron was hot, and the results vary. He's not a pioneer to me. A shaky camera makes him Dogme 95?...
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    06-30-2020, 12:07 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    What makes no sense?
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    06-30-2020, 11:03 AM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    There’s a one-hour documentary called The Harryhausen Chronicles narrated by Leonard Nimoy that is fantastic. It has all the insight into Ray’s M.O....
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    06-30-2020, 09:22 AM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    Another title for Don't Look Back could be "Don't Peel Back" or "On the Defense, Driving" or "Wannabe Rimbaud?" How awesome was Donovan's Dylanesque...
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    06-30-2020, 09:09 AM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    It's a fault when it's only done for posterity, as Pennebaker seems. He doesn't care about the Monterey Pop festival OR Bob Dylan- he's...
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    06-30-2020, 07:53 AM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    TCM ended their 100th birthday tribute to Harryhausen with his first and last Hollywood works. Mighty Joe Young (1949) was the makers of King Kong...
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    06-30-2020, 12:27 AM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    Johann Sebastian Bach would probably disapprove of his "Toccata and Fugue in D minor" being used here, played by none other than Captain Nemo...
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    06-29-2020, 10:43 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    This is what I call Sci-Fi! How this movie isn't more recognized than The Day The Earth Stood Still or Forbidden Planet is beyond me. The...
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    06-29-2020, 10:34 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    Monterey Pop is Pennebaker's best work, but I don't want to give him too much credit, hence no mention of him. He strikes me as an opportunistic...
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    06-29-2020, 08:52 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    This a great fantasy film, even though it's melodramatic in extremis. Ray Harryhausen (born today in 1920!) did the stop-motion effects, and if...
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    06-29-2020, 08:46 PM
    I agree. Old Hollywood has a class to it, a standard that can't be beat. July 4th is a day I'm looking forward to on TCM- John Paul Jones is...
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    06-29-2020, 04:52 PM
    Johann replied to a thread Tcm in General Film Forum
    5 films tonite in tribute to Ray Harryhausen, genuis animator. His work is among the first I ever saw: Clash of the Titans, when I was six years...
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