Tag: William Rose

BR: Secret of Santa Vittoria, The (1969)

BR: Secret of Santa Vittoria, The (1969)

January 21, 2015 | By

Based on the international best-selling novel by Robert Crichton and adapted by the venerable Ben Maddow and William Rose, The Secret of Santa Vittoria is often referred by affectionate fans as ‘that film about hiding wine from the Nazis’ during WWII, often without a full memory of the actual film title…

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Screenwriter William Rose: Part I

Screenwriter William Rose: Part I

September 19, 2011 | By

Reviews of 3 films written by William Rose: The Flim-Flam Man (Twilight Time), It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (MGM), and Genevieve (VCI), plus quick thoughts on the current restoration of the Cinerama catalogue for theatrical and home video.

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DVD: Flim-Flam Man, The (1967)

DVD: Flim-Flam Man, The (1967)

September 18, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / F . Film: Excellent/ DVD Transfer: Very Good / DVD Extras: Very Good Label: Twilight Time / Region: 0 (NTSC) / Released: August, 2011 Genre: Comedy Synopsis:  conman’s perfect team formula is put into jeopardy when his young apprenctice falls for the daughter of their latest mark. Special […]

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DVD: Genevieve (1953)

DVD: Genevieve (1953)

September 18, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / G . Film: Excellent/ DVD Transfer: Excellent/ DVD Extras: Very Good Label: VCI / Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: September 6, 2011 Genre: Comedy / British Comedy Synopsis:  Two rival couples break official rules and engage in their own antique car race, causing old conflicts and jealousies to […]

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DVD: It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, World (1963)

DVD: It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, World (1963)

September 18, 2011 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / I . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Very Good/ DVD Extras: Very Good Label: MGM/ Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: September 18, 2001 Genre: Comedy / Slapstick / Cinerama Synopsis:  Several teams of ordinary nutbars race to the West Coast in search of a buried loot. Special Features: […]

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