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Posted by on in Film Noir Events
  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! 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. 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...
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  Here are a couple of pics from last night's opener at the Camelot Theatre in Palm Springs. Barbara Rush, star of BIGGER THAN LIFE was the opening night special guest along with the ageless Marsha Hunt, Sherry Jackson and others. Here is a shot of Barbara and Marsha Will be adding more soon! Producer/Director William Asher, Sherry Jackson and Barbara Rush ...
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Posted by on in Odds and Ends
  It has been awhile since I blogged (a new age verb?). The list of unapproved excuses is headed by having been so busy with a multitude of events including getting through the typically hectic day-to-day. There was the Brothers Warner festival this month, a guest appearance at the Robert Osborne Classic Film Festival in Athens, Georgia last week - a tremendous event, btw - and the Noir City L.A. Festival premiering at the Egyptian Theatre this Thursday evening.I have also been deeply involved in planning the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival in Palm Springs, California that is scheduled for May 28-31.I’ll end up writing or yakking about all of those events in one form or fashion, but this post is for Art. After Arthur Lyons died-a shockingly sudden exit a year ago last week- I didn’t post anything about him on my blog.The public reason was because I was busier...
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