Tag: Thelma Ritter

BR: Incident, The (1967)

BR: Incident, The (1967)

March 22, 2018 | By

The making of Larry Peerce’s second feature film is almost as fascinating as The Incident itself, which began as a live teleplay for the DuPont Show of the Week in 1963. Produced in the third and final season of the series, Ride with Terror was an hour long drama about two thugs who terrorize subway travelers on a dry, late Sunday night…

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BR: Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

BR: Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

February 19, 2015 | By

Not unlike The Train (1966), the original director of this adaptation of Thomas Gaddis’ 1955 book about lifer Robert Stroud involved a director being replaced by John Frankenheimer, and as Twilight Time commentators Nick Redman, Julie Kirgo, and Paul Seydor note in unison, the choice of Michael Crichton…

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