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MEMORIAL DAY REVIEW OF BREAKTHROUGH W/ JOHN AGAR

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RITA HAYWORTH AS MISS SADIE THOMPSON WITH ALDO RAY

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Charles Bronson looks over Rita Hayworth YEAR: 1954 While almost too old for this kind of sexually-driven role, she's actually the ...

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HENRY WINKLER & MICHAEL KEATON IN NIGHT SHIFT

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GLENN FORD TAKES THE NEO-NOIR ROUTE IN THE MONEY TRAP

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Elke Sommer and Glenn Ford make an unlikely pair YEAR: 1965 Seven years after what HARDCORE director Paul Schrader called the last Film ...

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