Tag: Dino De Laurentiis

Career High Points: The Hospital (1971) + The Valachi Papers (1972)

Career High Points: The Hospital (1971) + The Valachi Papers (1972)

January 23, 2018 | By

Two career peaks are profiled via Twilight Time Blu-rays: George C. Scott in The Hospital (1971) + Charles Bronson in The Valachi Papers (1972).

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BR: Valachi Papers, The (1972)

BR: Valachi Papers, The (1972)

January 23, 2018 | By

Released the same year as Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather, The Valachi Papers is based on Peter Maas’ 1968 book which chronicled the real-life testimony of Joseph Valachi, a driver for the Genovese family whose federal testimony in 1963…

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BR: Bounty, The (1984)

BR: Bounty, The (1984)

July 9, 2015 | By

Originally drafted as a two-part film project by director David Lean and screenwriter Robert Bolt in 1977, the lavish adaptation of Richard Hough’s book Captain Bligh and Fletcher Christian went as far as building a full-scale replica of the HMS. Bounty ship for Dino De Laurentiis’ production, but things went sour…

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