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ON HIATUS ... or something like that

 

      

My blog posts for ONE WAY STREET will be missing in action as I attempt to complete my biography of Michael Curtiz in 2015.

 

I have several terrific events coming up in 2015: NOIR CITY Hollywood at the Egyptian Theatre April 3-19,  The 16th Annual Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival in Palm Springs, NOIR CITY Chicago in the month of August and most exciting, I’ll be producing and hosting the first annual Palm Springs Classic Science Fiction Festival on October 21-23 at the Camelot Theaters.

 

Best Regards,

 

Alan

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Here I am with the beautiful and charming Barbara Rush. Can you believe that she started in films back in 1950 and is 82 years old - I can't! At the opening night reception, Barbara related a hair-raising story during the filming of HOMBRE (1967) how she and others in the cast nearly plunged over a precipice in a stagecoach!

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Here is MSNBC's Kim Morgan with Patty McCormack of THE BAD SEED. Patty received a prolonged standing ovation when the BAD SEED concluded yesterday afternoon and she took to the stage for a Q&A. Probably the greatest performance by a child actor in cinema history. The Camelot Theatre had a full house.

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With the incomparable Robert Loggia after a screening of THE GARMENT JUNGLE. During our post screening discussion, Bob talked about how Harry Cohn removed Bob Aldrich from the picture and replaced him with Vincent Sherman due to penny-pinching and bad blood. He also recalled John Huston on PRIZZI'S HONOR responding to Jack Nicholson's request for another take for coverage before moving to the next set-up. Huston: "I'm not running an insurance company, I'm making a movie - let's go."

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