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puc reducks

MOVIES: LOVE, HATE, AMBIVALENT, OTHER

Scrut???
auntmartymoo

If you're looking for something lite...
Secretariat was nice.

And I loved Red because of the cast...more than the storyline.  Dreyfus was a surprise...and a hoot.  Mirren is always fabulous.

I didn't care for Social Network.
puc reducks

"RED" is the only one I've seen of the three you listed.  Wow, you recognized Richard Dreyfuss???  He didn't even sound like himself.  He did a great job!  The explosives and weapons--OMG, what a rush!  Really fun flick!

"Secretariat"--yes, want to rent!  Love happy horse/animal stories.

"Social Network"--I doubt I would understand the language from the clips I've seen. LOL!   Embarassed

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One--the ONLY--film I've ever walked out on:  "Romeo & Juliet" by what the heck's his name?  Italian, not Fellini, but a similar ending.  Wait.  Antonioni???  What a pile of doo-doo, from acting on. Highly touted. Miserable flick.

~~~~~

Saw "The King's Speech" recently.  Would see it again. Nuanced. And Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush were magnificent. Will buy this when it's out.
scrutney

puc reducks wrote:

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One--the ONLY--film I've ever walked out on:  "Romeo & Juliet" by what the heck's his name?  Italian, not Fellini, but a similar ending.  Wait.  Antonioni???


zeffirelli

he's quirky...
didn't like r&j...but i loved his version of the taming of the shrew with liz and dick.

endless love (endless film) was perpetrated on an unsuspecting public by mr. z....along with otello...and the story of piglet's father,(starring mel gibson, sylvester stallone, arnold schwarzenegger and madonna*) which was just wrong, considering it had been done to perfection by olivier.







*as spot...the family dog.
"out out damned spot."

puc reducks

scrutney wrote:
puc reducks wrote:

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One--the ONLY--film I've ever walked out on:  "Romeo & Juliet" by what the heck's his name?  Italian, not Fellini, but a similar ending.  Wait.  Antonioni???


zeffirelli

he's quirky...
didn't like r&j...but i loved his version of the taming of the shrew with liz and dick.

endless love (endless film) was perpetrated on an unsuspecting public by mr. z....along with otello...and the story of piglet's father, which was just wrong, considering it had been done to perfection by olivier.



You are a freakin' genius!!!  Very Happy

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Michelangelo Antonioni did "Zabriskie Point" w/music by Pink Floyd and Jerry Garcia.  No actor David _____ in it.  So many other great films by this man.  (I wish I could remember the actor's name--he was a photographer, I think.)

Will never forget Olivier's/Otello's confrontation and murder of Desdemona, nor his (finally!) catching up w/Iago.  Masterful.
scrutney



re antonini:

i've seen blow up...
primarily because the yardbirds are featured in it (it has the only known footage of jeff beck and jimmy page playing guitar together).

not being into 60's italian/french new wave film making...i'm not the best person with which to discuss this.

usually, i like straight up storytelling.


having said that...
i just finished watching von sterberg's "the scarlet empress"...
a neo expressionist nightmare retelling of the rise to power of catherine the great (starring marlene dietrich)...from 1934.

not much "straight up story telling"... lots of gargoyles and a stifling, claustrophobic feel to it.

i loved it.
go figure.
puc reducks

scrutney wrote:


re antonini:

i've seen blow up...
primarily because the yardbirds are featured in it (it has the only known footage of jeff beck and jimmy page playing guitar together).

not being into 60's italian/french new wave film making...i'm not the best person with which to discuss this.

usually, i like straight up storytelling.


having said that...
i just finished watching von sterberg's "the scarlet empress"...
a neo expressionist nightmare retelling of the rise to power of catherine the great (starring marlene dietrich)...from 1934.

not much "straight up story telling"... lots of gargoyles and a stifling, claustrophobic feel to it.

i loved it.
go figure.


Hmmmm, "Blow Up" might have been the film I'm thinking of!  I liked all of Antonioni's that I've seen. YES, you are again correct, Scrutney!  David Hemmings was the photographer in this 1966 flick!   

"The Scarlet Empress"... right up my alley. Would love it, I'm sure--in fact, could well have seen it during my "art film" days.  Hung with a Beat group (older than moi) and we'd go to Yale for filims.  The College of Architecture was famous/infamous for its film series.  Saw "Freaks" there (Tod Browning) and oodles of others. [Corrected for Scrutney.]

Jeez, I'm gonna have to look this up, but there was an old film on Jeanne d'Arc, starring an actress named Falconetti, IIRC.  She was unworldly. Will find link and post.  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0019254/  Not the best re reviews of her role in that link, BTW.  Very much worth a viewing!  From 1926.
 
One hasn't really experienced Fellini's "Satyricon" unless one has seen it in the company of a couple hundred Eli's (stoned Eli's)--re-enacting the various scenes (yeah, ersatz orgies, too) in the theater aisles!  We managed to have fun even before the "Rocky Horror Picture Show."   Very Happy
scrutney

puc wrote:
Saw "Freaks" there (Tod Browning) and oddles of others.


i've never seen the oddles of others (much less my own oddle) but freaks has to be, hands down, the most disturbing thing i've seen since i saw the brides side of the church at my first wedding.

"gooble gobble, we accept you, gooble gobble."

regarding the reception of freaks, wikipedia wrote:
Journeyman screenwriter, F. Scott Fitzgerald, was nursing a hangover in the studio commissary and looked up from his meal to behold the Siamese twin sisters walking in to order lunch. "What shall we have today?" one asked the other. Fitzgerald ran to the bathroom and vomited.[2]

Despite the extensive cuts, the film was still negatively received by audiences, and remained an object of extreme controversy.[3] Today, the parts that were removed are considered lost. Browning, famed at the time for his collaborations with Lon Chaney and for directing Bela Lugosi in Dracula (1931), had trouble finding work afterward, and this effectually brought his career to an early close. Because its deformed cast was shocking to moviegoers of the time, the film was banned in the United Kingdom for 30 years.


i've seen it once...that was more than enough.
puc reducks

Have seen "Freaks" a few times.  That first time was on Halloween.

The film that most disturbs me:  The opening scene in "Un Chien Andalou" ("An Andalusian Dog") by Salvador Dali and director Luis Bunuel (there's a tilde over the "n").  

Saw the film ONCE, unwarned, and I can pretty much run it in my head in its entirety.

Short, fast, and vastly, vastly disturbing.

"Freaks" now would be something people laugh at, there is so little compassion or understanding anymore.  We've had 25 years of Oprah and face transplants.  "Freaks"???  Not anymore.
scrutney

puc reducks wrote:


The film that most disturbs me:  The opening scene in "Un Chien Andalou" ("An Andulusian Dog") by Salvador Dali and _______ ___________.  (I swear, my memory is s-h-o-t  Mad ).


luis bunuel

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zePsu3lzycM

it's got a nina simone soundtrack...obviously not original.
puc reducks

scrutney wrote:
puc reducks wrote:


The film that most disturbs me:  The opening scene in "Un Chien Andalou" ("An Andulusian Dog") by Salvador Dali and _______ ___________.  (I swear, my memory is s-h-o-t  Mad ).


luis bunuel

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zePsu3lzycM

it's got a nina simone soundtrack...obviously not original.


Aha!  Thank you.  I just found it and entered.

And NO I am NOT watching anything ANYTHING from "that movie" ever, ever again.

Original in 1927.  I could NOT BEAR to see/listen and forever associate my beloved Nina Simone with "Un Chien Andalou."  OMG.  What are you thinking???
puc reducks

Rented "Secretariat" this past weekend, thanks to recommendation by AuntMartyMoo.

Loved it!  "Big Red" went on to sire 600 foals.  Wonder what the stud fee was?

Anyhow, it's a great story.  Happy I watched it!  Highly recommended!
auntmartymoo

Glad you liked it!  I'm a sucker for movies with horses and/or dogs.

Speaking of dogs...I finally got one!  After several years of moping and whining about getting another golden retriever...I brought a sweet pup home.  Been walking on a cloud ever since.  I'm too much of a tech-tard to figure out how to get a picture from my blackberry to here.  (May have to email it to someone and have them help me out.)
scrutney

"the sweet smell of success"...
blend elements of film noir, add burt lancaster and tony curtis as two of the seediest pieces of human trash in the naked city circa 1958, throw in some crooked cops and a jazz guitarist.

i feel soiled by it's touch.

what a great flick.
puc reducks

auntmartymoo wrote:
Glad you liked it!  I'm a sucker for movies with horses and/or dogs.

Speaking of dogs...I finally got one!  After several years of moping and whining about getting another golden retriever...I brought a sweet pup home.  Been walking on a cloud ever since.  I'm too much of a tech-tard to figure out how to get a picture from my blackberry to here.  (May have to email it to someone and have them help me out.)


Speaking of dogs...  CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR NEW FURBABY! Please check new thread (ANIMAL COMPANIONS...) and tell us all about her/him!
scrutney

the original "to be or not to be" is on tcm.

jack benny, carole lombard and ernst lubitsch.

yowza.
bieramar

I watched it for the umpteenth time - just as good if not better each time.

Seems to me there was an earlier "To be, or not to be" on stage somewhere I once was - I think I remember a skull.
scrutney

bieramar wrote:
I watched it for the umpteenth time - just as good if not better each time.



it's the lubitsch touch.
his spin on comedy is always right on point.
hell, if he can make jack benny funny on the silver screen (something no one was ever able to do) he must be a master.

i always avoided ninotchka because garbo was in it...i hate garbo.

but a friend of mine told me several years ago that the movie uses garbos's deadpan delivery perfectly and that i should watch the film the film anyway, if for no other reason than the fact that billy wilder and charles brackett wrote the script.

ernst lubitsch is amazing.

if you ever get a chance, check out "cluny brown"...one of his lesser known gems from the early 40's.

i actually enjoyed it...and i can't stand charles boyer or jennifer jones...the 2 stars.
bieramar

I've seen every Charles Boyer movie ever made - he was my idol, and I attempted to imitate his persona at that time when he was appearing in movies.  

But I agree re Jennifer Jones.
puc reducks

bieramar wrote:
I've seen every Charles Boyer movie ever made - he was my idol, and I attempted to imitate his persona at that time when he was appearing in movies.  

But I agree re Jennifer Jones.


How'd you do with his "Gaslight" role???  Shocked

I adore Charles Boyer and also have seen every single flick of his!  Same with another beloved actor, Peter Lorre. (Jump started a Peter Lorre Festival umpteen years ago at a small college.)

"Ninotchka" was brilliant.  Garbo was so tongue-in-cheek.  I think her later persona has sullied her memory and thus, to some degree, how her performances are viewed.
scrutney

bieramar wrote:
I've seen every Charles Boyer movie ever made - he was my idol, and I attempted to imitate his persona at that time when he was appearing in movies.  

But I agree re Jennifer Jones.


jennifer jones as a supporting actress doesn't bother me so much...mgm, in the war years put out an all star cast, tear yanker called "since you went away" about the trials and tribulations of the girls left behind to fight the battle on the homefront...

claudette colbert was the mother...shirley temple, daughter #2 and jennifer jones was the eldest...and she very good as the prim and proper girl, sending a boy she'd recently met off to fight the good fight.

ditto her performance in david o. selznick's "portrait of jennie."

but when her star ascended and the studios started looking for cinematic vehicles to build around her, well it all went to hell.

she just wasn't strong enough to carry a movie by her lonesome....and by the time she was, she was a little long in the tooth for the roles that the studio threw at her.

boyer reminded me too much of 2 other french actors...maurice chevalier (who acted like he'd screw anything in a dress regardless of age...'thank heaben for leetle girlz') and louis jordan who was hideously, laughably, bereft of talent...at least in my humble opinion.

boyer, had a charmingly lecherous persona...but it was lost on me...and besides, he used too much hair oil.


Quote:
Same with another beloved actor, Peter Lorre. (Jump started a Peter Lorre Festival umpteen years ago at a small college.)


puc...have you seen the restoration of "m"?
i threw down $35 to buy it on bluray...absolutely the best job i've ever seen of cleaning up a print that had seen much better days.
and lorre's performance was astounding...i don't know how i missed this one but i'd never seen it until a month ago.

fritz lang and peter lorre.
it doesn't get much better than that.
puc reducks

Maurice Chevalier -- very large ick factor.

Louis Jordan -- weak, but very nice to look at.

Charles Boyer -- far and beyond both Maurice and Louis in every way!  Boyer rules! JMO.

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Ah, Scrutney... no BluRay for me.  I refuse to replace the movie collection again OR add yet another upgrade.  Refuse, I tell you!!!

"M" is in my top ten.  Saw it in a small theater in the early 1960s and the print was very clean. Fritz Lang + Peter Lorre.  Doesn't get much better than that, as you said.  Smile

How many times have you watched "M" since you got it?  I've seen it maybe a dozen times and happily would watch it weekly.  I could watch it frame by frame, in fact, to analyze cuts/edits and lighting techniques--and acting and directing--used to create the mounting fear/horror/terror.  Today's fully actualized "special effects" cannot begin to match the raw emotion Lang evoked in that black-and-white film.  Is there anything more  terrifying to us than the unknown?  Love that movie!
puc reducks

Some noirs for you, Scrutney:

""The Killing"  1956, directed by Kubrick. Sterling Hayden starrted along with a host of others.  A MUST see.

"The Last Seduction"  ca. 1194, with Linda Fiorentino as the scheming, comely witch who puts many things into motion. Never expected a performance like that from her. Wonder where she went?

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Also, the thriller/horror movie that inspired "Psycho"--"Les Diaboliques."  Simone Signoret (I adore her!!!) The wife and mistress conspire to murder the sadistic husband... but his corpse is missing.  That is, until the frail wife enters her bathroom to draw the bath...
scrutney

the kings speech.

b..b..b..brilliant.
puc reducks

The "King's Speech" DVD arrived this afternoon!  Just in time for a walk down memory lane before Wills & Kate wed.  

Colin Firth is  Mr. Darcy.  Forever.  *swoon*

Firth did a nice little film with Genoa (IIRC) in the title.  Anyone see it?
scrutney

puc reducks wrote:
 Just in time for a walk down memory lane before Wills & Kate wed.  


i'm done with her.
he can have her.

hubba hubba.
puc reducks

Scrutney wrote:

i'm done with her.
he can have her.

hubba hubba.


You beast.

Wills is BFF with Mr. Bean, so walk lightly, or he'll set Mr. Bean after you!!!
scrutney

puc reducks wrote:
You beast.

Wills is BFF with Mr. Bean, so walk lightly, or he'll set Mr. Bean after you!!!


mr bean is a wanker...now if you threatened me with black adder, that would carry some weight.

actually i was appalled at the inherent sexism/chauvinism in my last comment.

and i would like to take this opportunity to personally apologize to wills, kate and the entire royal family for my egregious breach of etiquette.

excerpt from a soon to be written episode of genrecide (the shaming of the true) co-written by bard pitts



scrutney: who knows not where a wasp does wear his sting? in his tail.
kate: in his tongue.
scrutney: whose tongue?
kate: yours, if you talk of tales, and so farewell.
scrutney: what, with my tongue in your tail?



puc reducks

Cheeky lad!

Mr. Bean is NOT a "wanker."  He merely looks like one.

Black Adder, Black Schmadder.

How about Black Mamba, Mr. You-Shouldn't-Be-Talking-To-A-Princess-Like-That???

"The Shaming of the True"??!  Bring it on!  Can't wait! Just don't expect me read it this Friday anytime between 4 a.m. and 10 p.m.  The latter is when Joan Rivers et al. will dish on the fashion bests and biggest faux pas of The Event.  I'm already hearing the name "Camilla" in my head.  I hope Cammie pulls off a home-run. It is utterly too surreal.
scrutney

it's all tickety boo.
bieramar

puc reducks wrote:
Just don't expect me read it this Friday anytime between 4 a.m. and 10 p.m.  The latter is when Joan Rivers et al. will dish on the fashion bests and biggest faux pas of The Event.  I'm already hearing the name "Camilla" in my head.  I hope Cammie pulls off a home-run. It is utterly too surreal.


The Imus in the Morning broadcast Friday promises to be astoundingly irreverent also - it simulcasts on radio and the Fox Business cable TV channel.  

My only "must" program, to which I wake M-F.
puc reducks

bieramar wrote:
puc reducks wrote:
Just don't expect me read it this Friday anytime between 4 a.m. and 10 p.m.  The latter is when Joan Rivers et al. will dish on the fashion bests and biggest faux pas of The Event.  I'm already hearing the name "Camilla" in my head.  I hope Cammie pulls off a home-run. It is utterly too surreal.


The Imus in the Morning broadcast Friday promises to be astoundingly irreverent also - it simulcasts on radio and the Fox Business cable TV channel.  

My only "must" program, to which I wake M-F.



Aha! So that's where Imus went!  I don't need much of a nudge...  thanks, Bier!
scrutney

puc wrote:
Just in time for a walk down memory lane before Wills & Kate wed.


my invitation just arrived.

i smell a rat.
coebul

At least yours was late.  Mine never arrived.  The Queen always like you best.
puc reducks

Rented and watched "A Single Man" last night. (Don't even go there; I know how that sentence reads!!!)  Colin Firth in starring role, from Christopher Isherwood's short, brilliant novel--one of those "day in the life" things; takes place in LA in the 1960s.  

Firth lost to Jeff Bridges for "Crazy Heart" in the race for the Best Actor Oscar in 2009.  Colin DID receive the Brtit equiv of the Academy Award that same year. The scene were George Falconer awakes from his dream is transcendent. Not to overuse"brilliant," but Firth/Falconer IS brilliant throughout. He rightfully won for "The King's Speech," and clearly should have won for "A Single Man."

This aria is from that movie. Maltese soprano Miriam Gauci is singing.  She is known for her lyric Italian operatic roles.  Not to overuse transcendent, but that is exactly what her voice is. A magnificent instrument. This is a soaring piece; so beautifully aligned w/a scene in the movie.  As good or better than "Mamma Morta" (sung by Maria Callas) in "Philadelphia."  Gauci is singing about the mountains, her childhood home, and her love for them both.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bioceu36XOY

~~~

"La Wally" is an opera in 4 acts. Basically, it occurs in Austria, the Tyrolean Alps. Wally falls in love with the son of her father's enemy. Girl finds boy, loses boy, boy returns, they reunite, take a walkk up a mountain...he descends the mountain, calling up to her that he has found a safe path.  His voice triggers an avalanche.  She never hears him and believes him to have left her once again, so... yup, throws herself into the avalanche.  Due to all the snow, glaciers, avalanches, etc. in this work, the opera is rarely staged.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Wally
scrutney

king arthur.
lots of mud, lots of smoke and lots of deeds of derring do but not much plot.

keira knightly looked really skinny.

my daughter asked me if hans zimmer wrote the score...she said it was "very epic."

zimmer indeed wrote the score.

on a side note, i was watching key largo today and my son asked me if it was a warner brothers movie.

i thought...'whoa that was a good call'...most of bogart's early stuff was done for warner brothers...

thinking i have a budding movie historian on my hands i told him yes and asked him: "why do you ask?"

"they use that thunder sound effect in bugs bunny cartoons."

they're both very focused on audio.
go figure.
puc reducks

scrutney wrote:
king arthur.
lots of mud, lots of smoke and lots of deeds of derring do but not much plot.

keira knightly looked really skinny.

my daughter asked me if hans zimmer wrote the score...she said it was "very epic."

zimmer indeed wrote the score.

on a side note, i was watching key largo today and my son asked me if it was a warner brothers movie.

i thought...'whoa that was a good call'...most of bogart's early stuff was done for warner brothers...

thinking i have a budding movie historian on my hands i told him yes and asked him: "why do you ask?"

"they use that thunder sound effect in bugs bunny cartoons."

they're both very focused on audio.
go figure.



Great story!

Apples don't fall far from Ye Olde Tree, as they say!
bieramar

Rififi - B&W - 1955!  Just watched it on Turner Classic Movies (TCM).

Holy Smoley!  
How did I ever miss this movie through the years?
Film noir to the nth degree!

On second thought, maybe I missed the movie because I was wandering around Morocco, Spain, France and points inbetween in 1955 - in my Hong Kong tailored (fitted at, and ordered from, Gibralter) black suit, with white shirt and cuff links, black tie with matching clasp, topped with a black fedora --- just like the actors in the movie!  And smoking up a storm, also like they were.  

Kept my USN dress blues and accoutrements stashed in a locker in Andalucia - for those rare occasions when a military uniform was allowed, appropriate, and/or necessary.
puc reducks

Stellar.

"Jazz on a Summer's Day, a film by Bert Stern":

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L36AhSocVlc&feature=player_embedded

Almost 1-1/2 hrs, so make a date to trreat yourself!

BigMac, am sending this link to you via gmail.
puc reducks

bieramar wrote:
Rififi - B&W - 1955!  Just watched it on Turner Classic Movies (TCM).

Holy Smoley!  
How did I ever miss this movie through the years?

Film noir to the nth degree!

On second thought, maybe I missed the movie because I was wandering around Morocco, Spain, France and points inbetween in 1955 - in my Hong Kong tailored (fitted at, and ordered from, Gibralter) black suit, with white shirt and cuff links, black tie with matching clasp, topped with a black fedora --- just like the actors in the movie!  And smoking up a storm, also like they were.  

Kept my USN dress blues and accoutrements stashed in a locker in Andalucia - for those rare occasions when a military uniform was allowed, appropriate, and/or necessary.


I think I know, Bier.

Likely you were being fitted for your black suit in Hong Kong and then shopping for cufflinks in Paris... a la "that elegant wolf Cesar"!   Wink

"Rififi" is right up there with "The Maltese Falcon" IMO.  Very cool music, too.
puc reducks

Anyone see, or plan to see, the new Pirates of the Carib flick?
bieramar

For all you young'uns who might want to vicariously experience the patriotic times of The Greatest Generation in 1941, "Buck Privates" is being broadcast in a few minutes on Turner Classic Movies (TCM).

Bud Abbot and Lou Costello as draftees + The Andrews Sisters.

Its a ***movie, not a 'B' propaganda film.

I'm uncorking a Merlot and making a Dagwood sandwich in preparation.
OhwhatthehellI'tryit

puc reducks wrote:
Anyone see, or plan to see, the new Pirates of the Carib flick?




I'm Never good in theaters.   Hope to see it on Hulu later.
coebul

OhwhatthehellI'tryit wrote:

I'm Never good in theaters.  
I am great in theaters.  Ask many of my past girlfriends.
OhwhatthehellI'tryit

coebul wrote:
OhwhatthehellI'tryit wrote:

I'm Never good in theaters.  
I am great in theaters.  Ask many of my past girlfriends.



Good For You Bad Boy!!   I learned to stay away from you guys about 32 years ago!! Razz
puc reducks

bieramar wrote:
For all you young'uns who might want to vicariously experience the patriotic times of The Greatest Generation in 1941, "Buck Privates" is being broadcast in a few minutes on Turner Classic Movies (TCM).

Bud Abbot and Lou Costello as draftees + The Andrews Sisters.

Its a ***movie, not a 'B' propaganda film.

I'm uncorking a Merlot and making a Dagwood sandwich in preparation.


You know how to enjoy life, Bier!

Abbot and Costello, the Andrews Sisters, Merlot, AND a Dagwood sandwich!  I'd sign up for that!
puc reducks

coebul wrote:
OhwhatthehellI'tryit wrote:

I'm Never good in theaters.  
I am great in theaters.  Ask many of my past girlfriends.


Oh, good grief.  How many times must we revisit the ol' popcorn box trick??? Laughing

Which reminds me of that SNL Digital Short video "Dick in a Box"... wait, I'll go get link!  

Here 'tis!  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhwbxEfy7fg&feature=related
coebul

Crack-her Jacks box.  

Candy coated popcorn, peanuts and a prize.........That's what you get with Crack-her Jacks
puc reducks

coebul wrote:
Crack-her Jacks box.  

Candy coated popcorn, peanuts and a prize.........That's what you get with Crack-her Jacks


LMAO!!!  That is hilarious!!!
scrutney

captain blood.
i thought i had seen it but i was wrong...had it mixed up with the sea hawk.

blood is the most amazing black and white swashbuckler i've ever seen.
olivia dehavilland is absolutely stunning...she's all of 19 years old.

basil rathbone does an over the top portrayal of a french pirate.
and errol flynn?...he's errol flynn.
thud and blunder at it's finest.

5 stars.
puc reducks

That new pirate museum on the Bayfront?  

Owner Pat Croce has some garment worn by Errol Flynn in "Captain Blood"--and I think it is on display.

That movie began Croce's nearly life-long love affair with pirates!

(For me it was Robert Newton in RLS's "Treasure Island"--Long John Silver, but that's been hammered to death on PB or TOTT.)

Agree about Olivia DeHaviland--she is a beauty. Cannot recall her in this movie, but didn't she play Maid Marian opposite Errol Flynn in "Robin Hood"?  I so clearly recall her lovely, placid face, cloaked in that dramatic, uh, cloak.

I wanna see "Captain Blood"!

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