Author Topic: ABCs at the Movies: The Doubles Round!  (Read 1124618 times)

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"D" is Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
« Reply #1240 on: November 07, 2007, 12:34:20 pm »

Hey, someone manipulated this poster.


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« Reply #1241 on: November 07, 2007, 12:40:25 pm »
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I remember this movie came on over and over again on Channel 5 (WNEW) in New York. I haven't seen it in years, though, and barely remember it. I found this comment from an IMDb poster interesting:

The only thing this film has going for it is catching all the great actors, at the start of their careers) that are in smaller roles as the sailors on board - James Farentino, a skinny James Coco, Larry Hagman, George Lindsay, Dick Gautier and even a young Jack Nicholson! OK Walter Matthau is worth watching in anything he does, but that is all. The rest of the film is another Josh Logan homo-erotic mess. Yes, it is. He seems to have spent more time on the scenes where the sailors get together and have fun dancing in their underwear, whacking each other on the butt, running around with no shirts and skimpy shorts and there is even a scene where one sailor, as they sit and listen to the radio, has one arm draped over another guys leg. The rest of the story is like the boat they are on - old, rusty and goes no where. The worst is Robert Walker (who should have kept the Jr after his name)who does his best to do a perfect Jack Lemmon impersonation and that gets irritating as you wonder why they didn't get Jack himself. He probably read the script.



This is supposedly Jack Nicholson:

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« Reply #1242 on: November 07, 2007, 12:41:07 pm »
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That's a nice Dr. Strangelove manip.

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« Reply #1243 on: November 07, 2007, 12:53:03 pm »

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« Reply #1244 on: November 07, 2007, 12:59:20 pm »

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« Reply #1245 on: November 07, 2007, 01:02:08 pm »

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« Reply #1246 on: November 07, 2007, 01:08:12 pm »
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My sister loved this movie. Maybe I'll buy her the DVD for Christmas!

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« Reply #1247 on: November 07, 2007, 01:21:34 pm »
Starring: Jeanne Moreau

Also Known As:
Diario di una cameriera, Il (Italy)
Diary of a Chambermaid (USA)
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« Reply #1248 on: November 07, 2007, 01:24:16 pm »



I'm excited because this is a Billy Wilder film.  This means we're heading into fabulous movies of a different era!  Thanks again, Leslie, for starting this great game.

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« Reply #1249 on: November 07, 2007, 01:50:26 pm »


One of the British Mod Cinema period.  I love the name Rita Tushingham.