Tag: Terence Young

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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Tales of Murder and Cads: The Night of the Generals (1967) and Triple Crown (1966)

Tales of Murder and Cads: The Night of the Generals (1967) and Triple Crown (1966)

July 21, 2015 | By

Reviews of Anatole Litvak and Sam Spiegel’s The Night of the Generals (1967) on Blu from Twilight + Terence Young’s Triple Cross (1966) on DVD.

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DVD: Triple Cross (1966)

DVD: Triple Cross (1966)

July 21, 2015 | By

The incredible life of former safe cracker-turned WWII British double agent Eddie Chapman provides enough fertile material for a mini-series, and yet when his biography (co-authored with Frank Owen) was adapted for the big screen, it clearly suffered from the influence of the James Bond spy craze, with director Terence Young arguably responsible for the loose handling of factual material…

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