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ACTION BRAT PACKED: THE HIDDEN CULT OF BLUE CITY

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MAURY DEXTER DIRECTS WILLARD PARKER IN WALK TALL

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Willard Parker stands firm and can really WALK TALL Year: 1960 In Maury Dexter's b-Western, ...

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JOHN CARPENTER'S VERY OWN PRINCE OF DARKNESS

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Slick New Artwork for the Shout Factory BluRay cover YEAR: 1987 While THE THING was arguably Joh...

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MAURY DEXTER DIRECTS THE DAY MARS INVADED EARTH

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Poster Art for the Maury Dexter soft invasion Martian flick YEAR: 1963 A location scout's ...

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WHERE CREDIT'S DUE: LIST OF FIVE UNCREDITED ROLES

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Ron Leibman hides his real name yet he's still Sgt. Vaughn Liceman Here you''ll disc...

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MERRY ANDERS CINEMA: SPEED KILLS IN DEATH IN SMALL DOSES

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Animated Image of Little Orphan Anders all strung-out YEAR: 1957 We finally have what seems to b...

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FIRST OF TWO ROBERT VAUGHN TRIBUTES: THE LIEUTENANT

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Robert Vaughn with Garry Lockwood on TV in 1963 The Original STAR TREK series, created, co-writt...

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VICTOR MATURE & LIZABETH SCOTT HAVE A BALL IN EASY LIVING

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Drop kick me Jacques through the goalposts of life YEAR: 1949 A kind of Sports Noir given that t...

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RICHARD FLEISCHER DRIVES THE NOIR ARMORED CAR ROBBERY

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Always Ultra Serious Charles McGraw Blasting Away YEAR: 1950 The same year John Huston brought u...

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DEXTER DIRECTS ANDERS AGAIN IN HOUSE OF THE DAMNED

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Merry Anders at work for Maury Dexter two of three times YEAR: 1963 Before becoming a second uni...

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HALLOW'S ENTRY: IT! WITH RODDY MCDOWALL & JILL HAWORTH

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Not a Hammer Film but IT! sure flows like one YEAR: 1967 Since it came out twenty or so years be...

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DANA & OTTO WESTERN RAPIDS DUO: RIVER OF NO SMOKE SIGNAL

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Dana Andrews scopes the canyon for vicious Indians in SMOKE SIGNAL For the renown LAURA director...

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NEGAN & MAREK: 'NO ESCAPE' FROM 'THE WALKING DEAD'

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GENE TIERNEY COLORS THE FILM NOIR LEAVE HER TO HEAVEN

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Jeanne Crain eyes Cornel Wilde who's wild for Gene Tierney Year: 1945 Surprisingly enough, g...

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FAVORITE MOVIES
1)CANYON PASSAGE
2)LAURA 3)JAWS
4)THE FEARMAKERS
5)THE BEST YEARS
OF OUR LIVES
6)CURSE OF
THE DEMON
7)FALLEN
ANGEL
8)ANATOMY
OF A MURDER
9)THE
FEARMAKERS
10)MAN FROM
LARAMIE

FAV FILM NOIR
1)THE STREET
WITH NO NAME
2)WHERE THE
SIDEWALK ENDS
3)JOURNEY
INTO FEAR
4)ARMORED
CAR ROBBERY
5)THE KILLING
AND FAVORITE
B-WESTERNS
1)ONE-EYED
JACKS
2)THE GOOD
BAD AND UGLY
3)STAGECOACH
4)RIDE IN THE
WHIRLWIND
5)CANYON
RIVER

FAVORITE
HITCHCOCK
1)FRENZY
2)PSYCHO
3)THE BIRDS
4)FOREIGN
CORRESPONDENT
5)STRANGERS ON
A TRAIN
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FAV ACTORS
1)DANA ANDREWS
2)JAMES CAGNEY
3)MARLON BRANDO
4)JACK NICHOLSON
5)ORSON WELLES
CULT ACTORS
1)CHARLES
BRONSON
2)MALCOLM
MCDOWELL
3)JAN-MICHAEL
VINCENT
4)LAWRENCE
TIERNEY
5)TIMOTHY
CAREY

FAV DIRECTORS
1)STANLEY KUBRICK
2)OTTO PREMINGER
3)ORSON WELLES
4)JACQUES TOURNEUR
5)RICHARD FLEISCHER
6)ALFRED HITCHCOCK
7)MICHAEL WINNER
8)SAM PECKINPAH
9)JOHN LANDIS
10)MAURY DEXTER
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ACTRESSES

1)VIRGINIA
MAYO
2)GENE
TIERNEY
3)ELLEN
BURSTYN
4)MERRY
ANDERS
5)SUE LYON

CULT
FLICKS
1)THE
CROWDED SKY
2)CORVETTE
SUMMER
3)ASH
WEDNESDAY
4)BLUE CITY
5)HOT CARS
6)AIR PATROL
7)RAIDERS
FROM
BENEATH
THE SEA
8)ONLY
GAME IN
TOWN
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HUNTERS
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For James M. Tate, founder of Cult Film Freak, music listened to while writing is no longer of the Straight Rock Nature, and All Vocals are Gone: Artists and their Instruments include: Vibes by Milt Jackson, Mike Mainieri, Red Norvo, Victor Feldman; Drums by Buddy Rich, Charlie Watts; Piano by Duke Ellington, Ramsey Lewis; Guitars by Wes Montgomery, Charlie Christian, Jerry Garcia, Mick Taylor, Frank Zappa; Horns by Miles Davis; Winds by Sam Most, Benny Goodman; Sax by John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley... And so many more...