Films 1950-1978

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1950        Mar 23, At the Academy Awards, "All the King's Men" won best picture of 1949; its star, Broderick Crawford, won best actor. Olivia de Havilland won best actress for "The Heiress."
    (AP, 3/23/00)

1950        The British musical film "Alice in Wonderland" was directed by Dallas Bower.
    (SFC, 10/21/99, p.A25)(MoTV, 1977, p.16)

1950        The film "All About Eve" starred Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, Celeste Holm and George Sanders as a sardonic Broadway columnist. It was directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and received a record 14 Oscar nominations and won 6. It was rated #16 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. In 2003 3 poets authored "Phoebe 2002: An Essay in Verse" based on the film.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.39)(SFEC, 4/20/97, Par p.4)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFEC, 8/23/98, DB p.42)(SFC, 9/3/99, p.B3)(SSFC, 12/7/03, p.M2)(SFC, 7/16/12, p.C4)

1950        The film "American Guerilla in the Philippines" was based on the 1945 nonfiction book by Ira Wolfert.
    (SFC,11/28/97, p.B8)

1950        The MGM musical "Annie Get Your Gun" starred Howard Keel and Betty Hutton. It was directed by George Sidney.
    (SFC, 5/7/02, p.A21)(SFC, 11/8/04, p.A2)

1950        The film "The Asphalt Jungle" starred Sterling Hayden, Marilyn Monroe and Brad Dexter (d.2002). It was directed by John Huston.
    (WSJ, 6/21/99, p.A24)(TVM, 1977, p.37)(SFC, 12/16/02, p.A23)

1950        The film "Atom Man Versus Superman" was the 2nd Superman film in a 15-part serial format. It again starred Kirk Alyn.
    (SFC, 3/18/99, p.C4)

1950        The film "At War with the Army" starred Jerry Lewis.
    (SFEC, 9/6/98, Par p.14)

1950        The Indian film "Barsaat" was a blockbuster written by Ramanand Sagar.
    (WSJ, 4/22/98, p.A1)

1950        The film "Battleground" starred Van Johnson and was directed by William Wellman. It was a replay of the Battle of the Bulge and was one of the 3 top grossing films of the year.
    (WSJ, 4/24/95, p.R-5)(WUD, 1994 p.36)

1950        The film "The Big Lift" starred Montgomery Clift and Paul Douglas. It was based on the 1948-1949 Berlin Airlift.
    (SFEC, 6/21/98, Par p.18)

1950        The film "Borderline" starred Claire Trevor.
    (SFEC, 11/8/98, DB p.62)

1950        The film "Born Yesterday" with Judy Holliday was directed by George Cukor. It was written by Garson Kanin and won an Oscar for best picture.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.39)(SFEC, 3/14/99, p.D8)

1950        The film "Broken Arrow" starred Jimmy Stewart and Debra Paget.
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)(SSFC, 8/15/04, Par p.2)

1950        The film “Caged" starred Eleanor Parker (1922-2013). She received an Oscar mnomination for her role as an inmate in a brutal prison.
    (SFC, 12/11/13, p.A9)

1950        The film "Captain Carey, USA" featured the song "Mona Lisa" by Jay Livingston (d.2001) and Ray Evans.
    (SFC, 10/19/01, p.D5)

1950        The French film “The Cheat" starred Bernard Blier and Simone Signoret.
    (SFC, 10/31/15, p.E4)

1950        The Disney animated film "Cinderella" was produced. It was narrated by Betty Lou Gerson.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)(SFC, 1/16/99, p.A18)

1950        The film "The Company She Keeps" starred Jane Greer.
    (SFC, 8/28/01, p.A15)

1950        The film "Copper Canyon" starred Hedy Lamarr.
    (SFC, 1/20/00, p.A10)

1950        The film "Cyrano de Bergerac" starred Jose Ferrer and Mala Powers (1931-2007). It was directed by Michael Gordon and produced by Stanley Kramer. Ferrer won an Oscar for his role.
    (SFC, 2/21/01, p.A18)(SFC, 6/14/07, p.B4)

1950        The sci-fi film "Destination Moon" helped launch a decade of science fiction movie making.
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, Par p.8)

1950        The French film "Diary of a Country Priest" was directed by Robert Bresson.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.44)

1950        The film "D.O.A." starred Edmond O'Brian and was shot in SF. In 2004 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (WSJ, 6/21/99, p.A24)(SFEC, 10/10/99, DB p.49)(SFC, 12/31/04, p.E6)

1950        The film "Fancy Pants" featured Bob Hope.
    (SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)

1950        The film "Father Is a Bachelor" starred Peggy Converse and William Holden.
    (SFC, 3/21/01, p.A23)

1950        Lucille Ball starred in "Fuller Brush Girl." She was on contract with MGM and made $3,500 a week.
    (SFC, 9/23/96, D1)

1950        The film "The Great Rupert" starred Terry Moore, Jimmy Durante and Jimmy Conlin and was directed by George Pal.
    (SFEM, 2/6/99, p.4)

1950        The film "The Gunfighter" starred Gregory Peck and Helen Westcott (d.1998 at 70). It was directed by Andre de Toth.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, Par p.18)(SFC, 11/1/02, p.A28)

1951        The film “Hard, Fast and Furious" starred Sally Forrest as a rising tennis star who battles her demanding stage mother. It was directed by Ida Lupino.
    (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043619/)(SFC, 1/11/18, p.E8)

1950        The film "Harvey" starred Jimmy Stewart and Victoria Oakie (d.2003 at 91).
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)(SFC, 10/14/03, p.A21)

1950        The film "The Hasty Heart" starred Ronald Reagan
    (SFEC, 11/3/96, DB p.54)(SFEC, 6/29/97, DB p.33)

1950        The documentary film "The Hollywood Ten" was directed by John Berry. Berry was blacklisted and left the US for France.
    (SFC, 12/1/99, p.A26)

1950        The film "Hot Rod" was directed by Lewis D. Collins.
    (SFC, 7/15/97, p.A18)

1950        The Swedish film “Illicit Interlude" was directed by Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007).
    (SFC, 7/31/07, p.E3)

1950        The film "In a Lonely Place" with Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame was directed by Nicholas Ray. Hadda Brooks (d.2002) sang to Bogart in the film. In 2007 it was added as a classic to the American national registry.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)(SFEM, 2/22/98, p.6)(SFC, 11/23/02, p.A19)(SFC, 12/28/07, p.E3)

1950        Jimmy Stewart starred in the film "The Jackpot."
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1950        Two short films of Jackson Pollock in his studio were made by Hans Namuth.
    (WSJ, 11/10/98, p.A20)

1950        The film "King Solomon’s Mines" was remade with Stewart Granger and Deborah Kerr. It was one of the 3 top grossing films of the year.
    (WSJ, 4/24/95, p.R-5)(SFEC, 4/5/98, DB p.45)

1950        The film "Lady Without a Passport" starred Hedy Lamarr.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.49)

1950        The film "La Ronde" starred Simone Signoret and was directed by Max Ophuls. It was based on a play by Arthur Schnitzler and originally banned in the US for immorality.
    (SFEC, 9/5/99, DB p.50)

1950        The French film "Les Enfants Terribles" was narrated by Jean Cocteau and based on his 1929 novel.
    (SFC, 10/12/97, DB p.40)

1950        The film "The Magnificent Yankee" was a biopic about Justice Oliver Wendall Holmes. It starred Louis Calhern and Ann Harding.
    (SFEC, 12/5/99, DB p.48)

1950        The Italian film "Mamma Mia, Che Impressione!" starred Alberto Sordi in his first role.
    (SFC, 12/1/97, p.E3)

1950        The film "The Men" featured the debut of Marlon Brando. It was directed by Fred Zinnemann and produced by Stanley Kramer.
    (SFEC, 6/13/99, DB p.37)(SFC, 2/21/01, p.A18)

1950        The Mexican film "Los Olvidados" was directed by Luis Bunuel. It was released in the US as "The Young and the Damned." It was a study of social pathology among the urban poor in Mexico City.
    (WSJ, 3/30/01, p.W6)(SFC, 8/9/07, p.B5)

1950        Charles O’Neil (1904-1996) co-wrote the screenplay for the film "Montana."
    (SFC, 9/5/96, p.C2)

1950        The film "Murder Without Crime" was the 1st film directed by J. Lee Thompson (d.2002).
    (SFC, 9/9/02, p.A22)

1950        The British film “Night and the City," a film noir classic, was directed by Jules Dassin.
    (SFC, 8/15/06, p.B5)

1950        The film "No Man of her Own" featured the debut of Lyle Bettger (d.2003 at 88).
    (SFC, 10/10/03, p.A25)

1950        The film "No Sad Songs for Me" was produced with music by George Dunning.
    (SFC, 3/3/00, p.D5)

1950        The film "No Way Out" starred Sidney Poitier.
    (SFEC, 11/1/98, Par p.18)

1950        The film "Odette" featured Peter Ustinov.
    (SFC, 3/30/04, p.A2)

1950        The film “Our Very Own" starred Farley Granger and Ann Blyth. It featured the debut of Phyllis Kirk (1927-2006).
    (SFC, 10/24/06, p.B5)

1950        The film "Outrage" starred Mala Powers (1931-2007). It was directed by Ida Lupino and created a minor sensation for its frank treatment of rape.
    (SFC, 6/14/07, p.B4)

1950        The MGM musical film "Pagan Love Song" starred Esther Williams, Rita Moreno and Howard Keel. It was partly filmed on Kauai, Hawaii.
    (TVM, 1975, p.431)(SFEC, 9/6/98, p.T4)

1950        The film "Panic in the Streets" starred Richard Widmark and Jack Palance (1919-2006), who was billed as Walter Palance. It was directed by Elia Kazan and was written by Edward Anhalt, who won an Oscar.
    (SFEC, 3/14/99, p.D5)(SFC, 11/11/06, p.B6)(SFC, 3/27/08, p.A2)

1950        The film "Rashomon" starred Toshiro Mifune and was directed by Akira Kurosawa. It was about a crime recollected from different points of view.
    (SFC,12/25/97, p.A25)(SFC, 9/7/98, p.A21)(SFEC, 8/1/99, DB p.40)

1950        The film "The Reformer and the Redhead" starred June Allyson and Dick Powell.
    (SFC, 7/11/06, p.B5)

1950        The film "Rio Grande" starred Maureen O'Hara.
    (SFEC, 3/14/99, Par p.16)

1950        The sci-fi film "Rocketship X-M" helped launch a decade of science fiction movie making.
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, Par p.8)

1950        The film “Rocky Mountain" starred Errol Flynn and Patrice Wymore, who married Flynn soon after the film was made.
    (SFC, 3/29/14, p.C4)

1950        The film "Rogue River" starred Peter Graves.
    (SFEC, 6/28/98, Par p.26)

1950        The film "Samson and Delilah" was produced and was one of the 3 top grossing films of the year.
    (WSJ, 4/24/95, p.R-5)

1950        The Japanese film "Scandal" was directed by Akira Kurosawa.
    (SFC, 9/7/98, p.A21)

1950        The British film "Seven Days to Noon" was produced by the twin Boulting brothers. Paul Dehn and James Bernard won an Oscar in 1951 for best story. It was about a threatened nuclear attack on London
    (SFC, 7/18/01, p.C16)(SFC, 11/12/01, p.A19)

1950        The noir film "Shakedown" starred Howard Duff.
    (SFC, 1/14/03, p.D2)

1950        The film "The Sleeping City" featured the debut of Alex Nicol.
    (SFC, 8/2/01, p.A20)

1950        The film "State Secret" starred Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
    (SFC, 5/8/00, p.A5)

1950        The film "The Steel Helmet" with Gene Evans was directed by Samuel Fuller (d.1997 at 86). It was set in the Korean War.
    (SFC,11/1/97, p.A17)(SFC,12/5/97, p.C12)

1950        The film "Story of a Love Affair" was the first feature film by Michelangelo Antonioni.
    (SFEC, 1/17/99, DB p.43)

1950        The film "Sunset Boulevard" starred Gloria Swanson and William Holden. It was written and directed by Billy Wilder and was rated #12 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.39)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFEC, 6/27/99, BR p.45)(SFEC, 11/14/99, BR p.3)

1950        The film "Tarzan and the Slave Girl" starred Lex Barker and Vanessa Brown (d.1999 at 71). It was directed by Lee Sholem.
    (TVM, 1975, p.568)(SFC, 5/24/99, p.C4)

1950        The comedy film “Tea for Two" starred Doris Day and Gordon MacRae. It featured the debut of Broadway actress Patrice Wymore (1926-2014), who soon married Errol Flynn.
    (SFC, 3/29/14, p.C4)

1950        The noir film “Tension" starred Audrey Totter.
    (SFC, 12/18/13, p.A11)

1950        The film “Three Little Words" starred Fred Astaire and Debbie Reynolds.
    (SFC, 12/29/16, p.A7) 

1950        The film "Treasure Island" with Robert Newton as Long John Silver was produced. It was based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)

1950        The film "Tripoli" starred Maureen O'Hara.
    (SFEC, 3/14/99, Par p.16)

1950        The film “Two Lost Worlds" starred Jim Arness and Kasey Rogers.
    (MoTV, 1977, p.755)(SFC, 7/15/06, p.B6)

1950        The Mexican film “Un Dia de Vida" (One Day of Life) by Emilio Fernandez told the story of a dissident army officer sentenced to death for protesting military complicity in the assassination of Emiliano Zapata.
    (SFC, 7/7/14, p.E2)

1950        The film "Union Station" featured Lyle Bettger.
    (SFC, 10/10/03, p.A25)

1950        The film "Waiting Women" featured Jarl Kulle (d. 1997 at 70) and was directed by Ingmar Bergman.
    (SFC, 10/4/97, p.A20)

1950        The film "Watch the Birdie" starred tap dancer Ann Miller.
    (SFC, 1/23/04, p.A2)

1950        Robert Mitchum played in the film "Where Danger Lives."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1950        Jimmy Stewart starred in the film "Winchester ‘73."
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1950        The film "Woman On the Run" featured Ross Elliott (d.1999 at 82) Ann Sheridan and Dennis O'Keefe and was directed by Norman Foster.
    (TVM, 1975, p.655)(SFC, 8/18/99, p.C4)

1950        The film "Young Man with a Horn" starred Lauren Bacall and Kirk Douglas.
    (SFEC, 11/21/99, Par p.30)(SFEC, 1/23/00, Par p.12)

1950        A film starring Tyrone Power was based on a biographical book by Ira Wolfert that told the story of "Rich" Richardson (d.2001 at 83), PT boat commander and Philippine guerilla operative during WW II.
    (SFC, 10/23/01, p.C2)

1950        Gross Hollywood revenues for the year were $1,379 million with 3,107 million admissions and average ticket price of  $0.46.
    (WSJ, 4/24/95, p.R-5)

1951        The film “Abbot and Costello Meat the Invisible Man" featured Arthur Franz.
    (SFC, 6/20/06, p.B5)

1951        "Ace in the Hole" [see The Big Carnival]

1951        The film "Across the Wide Missouri"  with Clark Gable was directed by William Wellman.
    (SFC, 7/20/96, p.E1)

1951        The film "The African Queen" with Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn was produced. It was rated #17 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)

1951        The film "An American in Paris" with Gene Kelly, Nina Foch, Leslie Caron and Georges Guetary was directed by Vincent Minnelli. It won an Oscar for best picture and another for best musical score. Saul Chaplin (d.1997 at 85) helped compose the music. It was rated #68 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.38)(SFC, 9/19/97, p.A22)(SFC,11/18/97, p.A19)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)

1951        The film "Angels in the Outfield" starred Paul Douglas and Janet Leigh. It was remade in 1994.
    (SFEC, 11/3/96, DB p.51)(SFEC, 4/26/98, DB p.56)

1951        The film "Awaara" (The Vagabond) starred Leela Chitnis. She left India for the US in the 1980s and died in 2003 at age 93.
    (SFC, 7/16/03, p.A19)

1951        The film "Bedtime for Bonzo" starred Ronald Reagan.
    (SFEC, 11/3/96, DB p.54)

1951        The film "The Big Carnival" (Ace in the Hole) starred Kirk Douglas and Jan Sterling. It was directed by Billy Wilder and was about a cynical newsman covering a mining disaster. It was based on the 1925 incident where Floyd Collins, a Kentucky farmer, discovered Sand Cave and was trapped for 2 weeks as he crawled back to the surface.
    (SFC, 2/27/98, p.C5)(WSJ, 5/17/99, p.A24)

1951        The film "The Big Night" starred John Drew Barrymore. It was screen written by Ring Lardner Jr. (d.2000 at 85) and Hugo Butler.
    (SFC, 11/2/00, p.A23)

1951        The film “The Blue Veil" starred Jane Wyman.
    (SFC, 9/11/07, p.A2)

1951        The film “The Brave Bulls" starred Mel Ferrer (1917-2008).
    (SFC, 6/4/08, p.B11)

1951        The film "Bride of the Gorilla" was produced.
    (SFC, 6/10/02, p.B6)

1951        The film "The Browning Version" was produced.
    (SFC, 4/21/00, p.D4)

1951        The film "Bullfighter and the Lady" starred Robert Stack and was directed by Budd Boetticher (d.2001 at 85).
    (SFC, 12/7/01, p.A28)

1951        The film "Captain Horatio Hornblower" starred Gregory Peck and Virginia Mayo. Peck played a British hero in the Napoleonic War .
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, Par p.18)(WSJ, 5/21/98, p.A1)

1951        The film “China Corsair" featured the debut of Ernest Borgnine.
    (SFC, 7/9/12, p.C4)

1951        The British film "A Christmas Carol" with Alastair Sim as Scrooge.
    (SFC,12/19/97, p.C20)

1951        The British film "Cry the Beloved Country" was based on the novel by Alan Paton. It was screen written by John Howard Lawson, who was blacklisted during the McCarthy era. It starred Sidney Poitier and was directed by Zoltan Korda.
    (TVM, 1975, p.119)(SFC, 10/3/97, p.C10)

1951        The film "David and Bathsheba" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1951        The short documentary film "Day of the Fight" was the first work by Stanley Kubrick.
    (SFC, 3/8/99, p.A7)

1951        The film “The Day the Earth Stood Still" starred Michael Rennie. It was directed by Robert Wise.
    (SFC, 9/16/05, p.B8)

1951        The film "Death of a Salesman" starred Fredric March and was directed by Laslo Benedek. It was produced by Stanley Kramer.
    (SFC, 2/21/01, p.A18)(TVM, 1975, p.132)(SFC, 2/21/01, p.A18)

1951        The film "Detective Story" starred Kirk Douglas, William Bendix and Eleanor Parker. Parker was nominated for an Oscar for her role as the frustrated wife of Douglas.
    (SSFC, 4/6/03, p.A23)(SFC, 12/11/13, p.A9)

1951        The film "Double Dynamite" starred Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1951        The film “Duck and Cover" was produced as a civil defense educational aid to prepare schoolchildren in case of an atomic attack. In 2004 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/31/04, p.E6)

1951        The film "Fixed Bayonets" was directed by Samuel Fuller (d.1997 at 86).
    (SFC,11/1/97, p.A17)

1951        The sci-fi film "Flight to Mars" was produced using the cinecolor process.
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, Par p.8)

1951        The film "Flying Padre" was directed by Stanley Kubrick.
    (SFC, 3/8/99, p.A7)

1951        "Follow the Sun" with Glenn Ford was the first feature length film production about golf and told the story of Ben Hogan’s comeback from an auto accident.
    (Hem., 7/96, p.101)

1951        The film "He Ran All the Way" was directed by John Berry. The screenplay was by Dalton Trumbo.
    (SFC, 12/1/99, p.A26)(SFC, 3/3/05, p.E3)

1951        The film "Here Comes the Groom" starred Bing Crosby and Jane Wyman.
    (SSFC, 1/21/01, DB p.36)

1951        Robert Mitchum played in the film "His Kind of Woman."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1951        The film "Hoodlum Empire" starred Claire Trevor.
    (SFEC, 11/8/98, DB p.62)

1951        The film "Hotel Sahara" featured Peter Ustinov.
    (SFC, 3/30/04, p.A2)

1951        The noir film "House on Telegraph Hill" starred Valentina Cortese.
    (SFC, 1/14/03, p.D2)

1951        The film "The Idiot" (Hakuchi) starred Toshiro Mifune. It was directed by Akira Kurosawa.
    (SFC,12/26/97, p.C3)(SFC,12/25/97, p.A25)(SFC, 9/7/98, p.A21)

1951        The film "I Was a Communist for the FBI" was based on the true story of Matt Cvetic (d.1962 at 53). In 2001 Daniel J. Leab authored "I Was a Communist for the FBI," the story of Mr. Cvetic.
    (WSJ, 2/12/00, p.A25)

1951        The film "Journal d'un Cure de Campagne" (Diary of a Country Priest) was directed by Robert Bresson. It was based on a book by Georges Bernanos.
    (SFC, 12/22/99, p.A27)

1951        The film "The Lavender Hill Mob" featured the debut of Audrey Hepburn and starred Alec Guinness. It was directed by Charles Crichton.
    (SFEC, 6/13/99, DB p.37)(SFC, 9/16/99, p.A19)

1951        The film "The Lemon Drop Kid" starred Bob Hope. It featured the song "Silver Bells" by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans."
    (SFC, 10/19/01, p.D5)

1951        The comedy film "Love Nest" featured Marilyn Monroe in one of her 1st starring roles. It was produced by Jules Buck.
    (SFC, 7/24/01, p.A20)

1951        The film "The Magic Box" featured Peter Ustinov.
    (SFC, 3/30/04, p.A2)

1951        The 3 1/2* British film "The Man in the White Suit" was directed by Alexander Mackendrick and starred Alec Guinness and Joan Greenwood.
    (TVM, 1975, p.360)(SFC, 1/30/98, p.E17)

1951        The film "Mr. Drake’s Duck" starred Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
    (SFC, 5/8/00, p.A5)

1951        The film "My Favorite Spy" starred Hedy Lamarr and Bob Hope.
    (SFC, 1/20/00, p.A10)(SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)

1951        Robert Mitchum played in the film "My Forbidden Past."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1951        Jimmy Stewart starred in the film "No Highway" (aka No Highway in the Sky).
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1951        The film “On Dangerous Ground" starred Ida Lupino as the sister of a murder suspect. It was directed by Nicholas Ray, Ida Lupino (uncredited). The screenplay was written by A. I. Bezzerides based on the novel Mad with Much Heart, by Gerald Butler.
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/On_Dangerous_Ground)(SFC, 1/11/18, p.E8)

1951        The film "Only the Valiant" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1951        The film "On the Riviera" starred Gwen Verdon.
    (SFEC, 12/20/98, Par p.14)

1951        The film "An Outcast of the Islands" starred Wendy Hiller.
    (SFC, 5/17/03, p.A16)

1951        The Western film "The Painted Hills" starred Lassie, the collie, and was directed by Harold F. Kress (d.1999 at 86).
    (SFC, 9/28/99, p.A26)

1951        The film "People Will Talk" starred Jeanne Crain, Hume Cronyn and Cary Grant.
    (SFC, 6/17/03, p.A21)(SFC, 12/15/03, p.A24)

1951        The film "A Place in the Sun" with Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor was directed by George Stevens. It was based on Theodore Dreiser’s "An American Tragedy." It was rated #92 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)

1951        The noir film “The Prowler" starred Evelyn Keyes and Van Heflin.
    (SFC, 7/12/08, p.B5)

1951        The film "Quo Vadis" featured Peter Ustinov.
    (SFC, 3/30/04, p.A2)

1951        Robert Mitchum played in the film "The Racket."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1951        The film "Rawhide" starred Jack Elam (d.2003), Tyrone Power and Susan Hayward.
    (SFC, 10/23/03, p.A22)

1951        The film "Red Badge of Courage" was directed by John Huston and starred Audie Murphy. It was based on the Civil War novel by Stephen Crane.
    (SFC, 5/28/99, p.C11)

1951        The film "The Right Cross" starred June Allyson and Dick Powell.
    (SFC, 7/11/06, p.B5)

1951        The 3* film "Royal Wedding" starred Gene and was directed by Stanely Donen.
    (SFC, 1/16/98, p.D7)(TVM, 1975, p.487)

1951        The film "Saturday’s Hero" had music composed by Elmer Bernstein.
    (SFC, 1/28/98, p.E6)

1951        The musical film "Show Boat" with Kathryn Grayson and Howard Keel was remade under the direction of George Sidney. The original was from 1936.
    (SFC, 9/12/96, p.E3)(SFEC, 4/5/98, DB p.43)(SFC, 5/7/02, p.A21)

1951        The film “Silver City" starred Edmond O’Brien and Kasey Rogers.
    (MoTV, 1977, p.648)(SFC, 7/15/06, p.B6)

1951        The film "The Steel Helmet" featured Gene Evans (d.1998 at 75).
    (SFC, 4/2/98, p.A23)

1951        The German film "The Story of a Sinner" starred Hildegard Knef (d.2002 at 76). A brief nude scene scandalized roman Catholic authorities.
    (SFC, 2/4/02, p.B5)

1951        The film "Strangers on a Train" was directed by Alfred Hitchcock and featured his daughter Patricia. It starred Farley Granger, Kasey Rogers (1925-2006) and Robert Walker who play a tennis player and a psychopath who exchange murders. In 2001 it was rated the #32 most thrilling film.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.56)(SFEC, 6/14/98, DB p.51)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1951        The film "A Streetcar Named Desire" with Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Karl Malden and Vivien Leigh was directed by Alia Kazan. It was based on a story by Tennessee Williams. It was rated #45 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (WSJ, 9/66/96, p.A12)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFEC, 5/30/99, DB p.46)

1951        The film "Summer Stock" starred Judy Garland and Gene Kelly.
    (SFC, 2/17/01, p.A23)

1951        The film "Tales of Hoffman" featured ballerina Moira Shearer. It was directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger choreographed to the opera music.
    (SFEC, 1/18/98, DB p.42)(SFC, 2/2/06, p.B7)

1951        The film "Teresa" featured the debut of Rod Steiger. It was directed by Fred Zinnemann.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.18)(SFC, 7/10/02, p.A6)

1951        The film "Texas Carnival" starred tap dancer Ann Miller.
    (SFC, 1/23/04, p.A2)

1951        The film "That’s My Boy" starred Jerry Lewis.
    (SFEC, 9/6/98, Par p.14)

1951        The film "The Thing From Another World" starred Ken Tobey (d.2002 at 85). It was remade in 1982 as "The Thing."
    (SFC, 12/25/02, p.A29)

1951        The film "Tomahawk" starred Van Heflin, Yvonne DeCarlo, Preston Foster, Jack Oakie, Alex Nicol and Rock Hudson. It was about the legendary trapper and guide Jim Bridger.
    (SFEC, 6/28/98, DB p.55)(SFC, 8/2/01, p.A20)

1951        The noir film "Tomorrow Is Another Day" starred Steve Cochran as an ex-con.
    (SFEC, 4/30/00, DB p.58)

1951        The film “Too Young to Kiss" starred June Allyson and Van Johnson."
    (SFC, 7/11/06, p.B5)

1951        The film "Two Tickets to Broadway" starred tap dancer Ann Miller.
    (SFC, 1/23/04, p.A2)

1951        The film "Valentino" starred Walter Craig (d.2001, aka Anthony Dexter) as the silent film star. It was directed by Lewis Allen.
    (SFC, 4/6/01, p.D3)(TVM, 1975, p.621)

1951        The film "When Willie Comes Marching Home" starred Dan Dailey and Corinne Calvert. It was written by Sy Gomberg and directed by John Ford.
    (SFC, 2/17/01, p.A23)

1951        The film "Whistle at Eaton Falls" starred Lloyd Bridges and featured Ernest Borgnine (1917-2012).
    (www.imdb.com/title/tt0044212/)

1951        The film "You're in the Navy Now" starred Gary Cooper and featured the debut of Charles Bronson (1921-2003).
    (SFC, 9/1/03, p.A2)

1952        Oct, The film “Parasakthi" was released in Tamil Nadu, India. It was written by M. Karunanidhi as a propaganda vehicle for a new political party. He went on to enjoy four stints as the state’s chief minister.
    (Econ, 6/8/13, p.45)

1952        The Western film "Apache War Smoke" starred Gilbert Roland and featured Robert Horton. It was directed by Harold F. Kress.
    (SFC, 9/28/99, p.A26)(SFC, 3/17/16, p.D5)

1952        The film "At Sword's Point" starred Maureen O'Hara.
    (SFEC, 3/14/99, Par p.16)

1952        The film "The Bad and the Beautiful" starred Kirk Douglas and was directed by Vincente Minnelli. Art director Edward C. Carfagno won an Academy Award for his work. In 2002 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 1/2/97, p.A20)(SFC, 5/24/99, p.D2)(TVM, 1975, p.29)(SFC, 12/19/02, p.E12)

1952        The film "Because of You" starred Loretta Young.
    (SFEC, 8/13/00, p.B10)

1952        The film "Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla" was directed by William Beaudine. Herman Cohen (d.2002) served as assoc. producer.
    (SFEM, 3/21/99, p.4)(SFC, 6/10/02, p.B6)

1952        Jimmy Stewart starred in the film "Bend of the River."
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1952        The film "Bonzo Goes to College" starred Maureen O’Sullivan.
    (SJM, 6/24/98, p.4A)

1952        The 1st modern 3-D film "Bwana Devil" starred Robert Stack and premiered Nov 26. It was made in 3-D by cameraman Lothrop Worth (d.2000 at 96) and inspired a series of 1950s 3-D movies.
    (SFC, 3/18/00, p.A21)(MC, 11/26/01)

1952        Jimmy Stewart starred in the film "Carbine Williams."
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1952        The film “Carrie," based on the novel by Theodore Dreiser, starred Jennifer Jones and Lawrence Olivier. It was directed by William Wyler.
    (TVM, 1977, p.117)
1952        The documentary film "Champagne Safari" was about the 2nd honeymoon of queen Rita Hayworth and her 3rd husband Prince Aly Khan as they traveled through Africa.
    (SFEC, 7/12/98, DB p.58)

1952        The film "Clash by Night" with Keith Andes(d.2005), Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan and Marilyn Monroe was directed by Fritz Lang. This was the first film to feature Marilyn Monroe as a star. It was based on a story by Clifford Odets.
    (TVM, 1975, p.99)(SFEC, 12/22/96, DB p.51)(SFEC, 1/24/99, BR p.9)

1952        The film "Come Back, Little Sheba" starred Burt Lancaster and was directed by Daniel Mann.
    (TVM, 1975, p.104)(SFC, 4/26/00, p.C1)

1952        The film "The Crimson Pirate" starred Burt Lancaster and was directed by Robert Siodmak.
    (SFC, 4/26/00, p.C1)

1952        The film “Denver and Rio Grande" starred Sterling Hayden and Kasey Rogers.
    (MoTV, 1977, p.182)(SFC, 7/15/06, p.B6)

1952        The film "Eight Iron Men" starred Lee Marvin and was directed by Edward Dmytryk. It was produced by Stanley Kramer.
    (SFC, 2/21/01, p.A18)(TVM, 1975, p.158)

1952        The film "El Bruto" starred Katy Jurado (1924-2002) and was directed by Luis Bunuel. Jurado won an Ariel, Mexico’s highest acting award, for her performance.
    (SFC, 7/6/02, p.A19)

1952        The film "The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T" starred Peter Lind Hayes and was directed by Roy Rowland. It was produced by Stanley Kramer and based on a story by Sr. Seuss.
    (SFC, 2/21/01, p.A18)(TVM, 1975, p.181)

1952        The film "Flesh and Fury" starred Tony Curtis.
    (SSFC, 12/15/02, Par p.26)

1952        The film "Forbidden Games" by Rene Clement was produced.
    (SFC, 7/3/96, p.E3)

1952        The film "The Fourposter" starred Rex Harrison and was directed by Irving Reis. It was produced by Stanley Kramer. It was based on a play by Jan de Hartog.
    (SFC, 2/21/01, p.A18)(TVM, 1975, p.194)

1952        The film "The Greatest Show on Earth" starred Charlton Heston and Betty Hutton. It was directed by Cecil B. DeMille and won an Oscar for best picture.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.39)(SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1952        The film "The Happy Time" starred Charles Boyer and was directed by Richard Fleischer. It was produced by Stanley Kramer.
    (SFC, 2/21/01, p.A18)

1952        The film "High Noon" starred Gary Cooper, Lloyd Bridges, Katy Jurdao and Grace Kelly. It was directed by Fred Zinnemann and Carl Foreman was the screenwriter. It was rated #33 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. It was produced by Stanley Kramer. In 2001 it was rated the #20 most thrilling film. It featured the Oscar winning Tex Ritter song "Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darling" by Dimitri Tiomki and Ned Washington.
    (TMC, 1994, p.1952)(SFEC, 1/5/97, p.T5)(SFC, 3/15/97, p.A19)(SFC, 3/11/98, p.A4)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(WSJ, 4/6/00, p.A20)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)(SSFC, 6/30/02, Par p.2)(SFC, 7/6/02, p.A19)

1952        The film "Ikiru" was directed by Akira Kurosawa.
    (SFC, 9/7/98, p.A21)

1952        The film "The Importance of Being Earnest" was adopted from a comedy by Oscar Wilde. It was directed by Anthony Asquith and starred Michael Redgrave, Margaret Rutherford, Edith Evans and Joan Greenwood.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.36)

1952        The film "Julius Caesar" starred John Gielgud.
    (SFC, 5/23/00, p.A13)

1952        The film "La Provinciale" starred Gina Lollobrigida and was directed Mario Soldati and based on a novel by Alberto Moravia.
    (SFC, 6/24/99, p.A25)

1952        The film "The Las Vegas Story" was screen written by Paul Jarrico.
    (SFC,10/30/97, p.A26)

1952        The film "The Lawless Breed" was about John Wesley Hardin. It starred Rock Hudson and Julie Adams and was based on Hardin’s autobiography.
    (SFEC, 6/28/98, DB p.55)

1952        The film "Le Plaisir" was directed by Max Ophuls and was based on 3 stories by Guy de Maupassant.
    (SFEC, 9/5/99, DB p.50)

1952        Charles Chaplin directed the movie "Limelight." It received an Oscar for best musical score 21 years later. He left the US and returned to England and then moved to Switzerland as a tax exile. Chaplin produced, directed, edited and choreographed the film in which he starred with his children.
    (CFA, '96, p.89)(WSJ, 7/17/96, p.A12)(SFEC, 8/23/98, Z1 p.8)

1952        The film "Lone Star" was directed by Vincent Sherman and starred Clark Gable and Ava Gardner.
    (TVM, 1975, p.334)

1952        The film "Love Is Better Than Ever" starred Josephine Hutchinson and Elizabeth Taylor.
    (SFC, 6/11/98, p.C3)

1952        The film "Lovely to Look At" starred tap dancer Ann Miller.
    (SFC, 1/23/04, p.A2)

1952        The film "The Lusty Men" starred Robert Mitchum and his brother John Mallory (John Mitchum d.2001).
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SFC, 12/3/01, p.A17)

1952        Robert Mitchum played in the film "Macao."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1952        The film "The Marrying Kind" was produced by Bert Granet (d.2002 at 92).
    (SFC, 11/25/02, p.A15)

1952        The film "Meet Danny Wilson" starred Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1952        The film "The Member of the Wedding" with Julie Harris was directed by Fred Zinneman. It was based on a book and play by Carson McCullers. It was produced by Stanley Kramer.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)(SFC, 2/21/01, p.A18)

1952        The film "The Merry Widow" starred Gwen Verdon.
    (SFEC, 12/20/98, Par p.14)

1952        The film "Moulin Rouge" starred Jose Ferrer as Toulousse-Lautrec, along with Zsa Zsa Gabor, Suzanne Flon and Colette Marchand. It was directed by John Huston.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.39)(SSFC, 6/3/01, DB p.49)

1952        The film "My Six Convicts" starred Millard Mitchell and was directed by Hugo Fregonese. It was produced by Stanley Kramer.
    (SFC, 2/21/01, p.A18)(TVM, 1975, p.396)

1952        The film "The Narrow Margin" starred Marie Windsor and was directed by Richard Fleischer.
    (SFC, 12/14/00, p.C9)

1952        The film "Night Into Morning" with Nancy Davis, Ray Milland and John Hodiak was produced.
    (SFEC, 11/3/96, DB p.54)

1952        Robert Mitchum played in the film "One Minute to Zero."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1952        The film “Othello" was directed by Orson Welles."
    (SFC, 5/5/15, p.E2)

1952        The film "Park Row" with Gene Evans was directed by Sam Fuller. It was about 2 newspaper owners in New York in 1886.
    (SFC,12/5/97, p.C12)(SFC, 4/2/98, p.A23)

1952        The film "Pat and Mike" starred Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn and was written by Garsin Kanin (d.1999 at 86) and wife Ruth Gordon.
    (SFEC, 3/14/99, p.D8)

1952        The John Ford film "The Quiet Man" with John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara was produced. Ford received his 6th Oscar for directing this film.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.39)(SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.56)

1952        The film serial “Radar Men from the Moon" featured George Wallace (d.2005) as Commando Cody.
    (SFC, 7/28/05, p.B7)

1952        The film "Red Planet Mars" with Peter Graves was produced.
    (SFC, 4/22/97, p.D5)

1952        The film "Road to Bali" featured Bob Hope.
    (SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)

1952        The film “Scaramouche" featured Stewart Granger, Nina Foch (1924-2008) and Eleanor Parker.
    (SFC, 12/13/08, p.A5)(SFC, 12/11/13, p.A)

1952        The film "Seafarers" was directed by Stanley Kubrick.
    (SFC, 3/8/99, p.A7)

1952        The Swedish film “Secrets of Women" was directed by Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007).
    (SFC, 7/31/07, p.E3)

1952        The 4* film "Singin’ in the Rain" starred Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse (1922-2008), Douglas Fowley (d.1998 at 86), Donald O'Connor (d.2003 at 78) and Debbie Reynolds (1932-2016). It was directed by Stanely Donen and was rated #10 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. The MGM movie was released Apr 10.
    (SFC, 1/16/98, p.D7)(TVM, 1975, p.522)(SFC, 5/29/98, p.D7)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFEC, 9/20/98, DB p.54)(SSFC, 9/28/03, p.A1)(SFC, 12/29/16, p.A7)

1952        The film "The Sniper" starred Arthur Franz (d.2006), Adolphe Menjou and Marie Windsor. It was directed by Edward Dmytryk. It was written by Edward and Anna Anhalt and produced by Stanley Kramer.
    (TVM, 1975, p.529)(SFC, 1/14/03, p.D2)(SFC, 6/20/06, p.B5)

1952        The film "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, Par p.18)

1952        The film "Somebody Loves Me" starred Betty Hutton. This was a biopic of vaudeville star Blossom Seeley.
    (SFEC, 8/6/00, DB p.60)(SFC, 3/14/07, p.A2)

1952        The film "Son of Paleface" starred Roy Rogers, Bob Hope and Jane Russel.
    (SFC, 7/7/98, p.A2)

1952        The film "Sudden Fear" with Joan Crawford and Jack Palance was shot in SF.
    (SFEC, 12/22/96, DB p.52)(SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.48)(SFEC, 10/10/99, DB p.49)

1952        The film "This Is Cinerama" was produced. In 2002 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/19/02, p.E12)

1952        The French film “The Truth About Marriage" starred Jean Gabin and Danielle Darrieux.
    (SFC, 10/31/15, p.E4)

1952        The socialist realism film "Umberto D" was directed by Vittoria De Sica.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)

1952        The Western film "Way of a Gaucho" starred Rory Calhoun (d.1999 at 76).
    (SFC, 4/29/99, p.D6)

1952        The film “Where’s Charley" starred Ray Bolger.
    (SFC, 12/25/07, p.)

1952        The film "The Winning Team" with Ronald Reagan was produced.
    (SFEC, 11/3/96, DB p.54)

1952        The film “With a Song in My Heart" starred Susan Hayward as band singer Jane Froman (d.1980).
    (SSFC, 5/15/05, Par p.2)

1952        The film "The World in His Arms" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1952        The film "Viva Zapata!" starred Marlon Brando, Jean Peters and Anthony Quinn. It was directed by Elia Kazan.
    (SFC, 4/9/99, p.D5)(TVM, 1975, p.627)

1953        The film "Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" with Helen Westcott  was directed by Charles Lamont.
    (SFC, 3/26/98, p.B4)(TVM, 1975, p.1)

1953        The Mexican film “Abismos de Pasion" was directed by Luis Bunuel. It was loose adaptation of Emily Bronte’s “Wuthering Heights" and featured Ernesto Alonso (d.2007).
    (SFC, 8/9/07, p.B5)

1953        The film “Above and Beyond" starred Robert Taylor and Eleanor Parker.
    (SFC, 12/11/13, p.A9)

1953        The film "All I Desire" starred Maureen O’Sullivan.
    (SJM, 6/24/98, p.4A)

1953        The film "All My Babies" was produced to educate midwives in the South.  In 2002 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/19/02, p.E12)

1953        Robert Mitchum played in the film "Angel Face."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1953        The film "Arrowhead" starred Charlton Heston and Mary Sinclair (d.2000 at 78).
    (SFC, 11/15/00, p.B6)

1953        The film "The Band Wagon" by Vincent Minelli was produced in which Jack Buchanon played a pompous director modeled on Orson Welles. It starred Oscar Levant, Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse. The screenplay was by Adolph Green and Betty Comden.
    (WSJ, 2/16/96, p.A8)(SFC,10/24/97, p.C14)(SFEC, 3/5/00, DB p.43)(SFC, 10/25/02, p.A4)

1953        The film "The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms" was produced by Fred Freiberger (d.2003). It was based on a Ray Bradbury story. Ray Harryhausen (b.1920) was responsible for the special effects.
    (SFC, 3/15/03, p.A16)(SFC, 2/27/08, p.E5)

1953        The Spanish film “Bienvenido Mister Marshall!" was directed by Luis Garcia Berlanga.
    (Econ, 8/10/13, p.71)

1953        The film "The Bigamist" was directed by Ida Lupino. It featured Edmond O’Brien married to Joan Fontaine in Los Angeles and Ida Lupino in San Francisco.
    (SFEM, 8/16/98, p.3)(SFC, 1/11/18, p.E8)

1953        The film “The Big Heat" starred Glenn Ford.
    (SFC, 8/31/06, p.B7)

1953        The film "Blowing Wild" starred Gary Cooper. The screenplay was by Philip Yordan.
    (SSFC, 4/6/03, p.A23)

1953        The film "Bright Road" starred Harry Belafonte.
    (SSFC, 9/16/01, Par p.22)

1953        Feb 18, The film "Bwana Devil," the movie that heralded the 3D fad of the 1950s, opened in New York City.
    (AP, 2/18/98)

1953        The film "By the Light of the Silvery Moon" starred Gordon MacRae and Doris Day. It also featured the debut of Meredith MacRae (7).
    (SFC, 7/15/00, p.A23)

1953        The film "The Caddy" with Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis was produced.
    (Hem., 7/96, p.101)

1953        The film "Captain’s Paradise" starred Alec Guinness.
    (SFC, 8/7/00, p.A15)

1953        The 2 1/2* film "Charge at Feather River" starred Helen Westcott and was directed by Gordon Douglas.
    (TVM, 1975, p.91)(SFC, 3/26/98, p.B4)

1953        The Western film "City of Bad Men" starred Leo Gordon (d.2000 at 78).
    (SFC, 12/29/00, p.B11)

1953        The film noir thriller "Crime Wave" with Sterling Hayden and Charles Bronson was directed by Andre de Toth.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.41)(SFC, 11/1/02, p.A28)

1953        The British film "The Cruel Sea" starred Jack Hawkins and was directed by Charles Frend. It was based on a novel by Nicholas Monsarrat.
    (TVM, 1975, p.118)(SFC, 10/24/98, p.A22)

1953        The film “The Desert Song" starred Irene Manning, Kathryn Grayson, and Gordon MacRae. It was directed by H. Bruce Humberstone.
    (SFC, 6/1/04, B4)(MoTV, 1977, p.184)

1953        The film "Duck Amuck" was produced and added to the National Film Registry in 1999.
    (SFC, 11/18/99, p.E10)

1953        The film "The Earrings of Madame de …" starred Danielle Darrieux, Charles Boyer and Vittorio De Sica. It was directed by Max Ophuls.
    (WSJ, 6/11/99, p.W5)

1953        The film "Eaux D’Artifice" was directed by Kenneth Anger. It was later selected as a Library of Congress film classic.
    (SFC, 1/21/98, p.E1,6)

1953        The film “Escape from Fort Bravo"" starred Eleanor Parker and William Holden.
    (SSFC, 12/1/13, p.A9)

1953        The Mexican film "Espaldas Mojadas" (Wetbacks) was directed by Hector Alejandro Galindo.
    (SFC, 2/11/99, p.A25)

1953        The film "Fear and Desire" was directed by Stanley Kubrick. It was Kubrick's first film and the screen-acting debut for Paul Mazursky.
    (SFC, 3/8/99, p.A7)(SFC, 6/12/99, p.B8)

1953        The film "From Here to Eternity" with Deborah Kerr, Donna Reed, Frank Sinatra, Montgomery Clift, Ernest Borgnine and Burt Lancaster was made. Sinatra was an Oscar winner. The film won an Oscar and was directed by Fred Zinnemann. It was based on the book by James Jones (d.1977). It was rated #52 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. In 2002 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 3/15/97, p.A19)(SFC, 10/12/97, DB p.52)(SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 12/19/02, p.E12)(SFC, 7/9/12, p.C4)

1953        The Roy Rowland film "The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T" was produced based on a tale by Dr. Seuss.
    (SFEM,11/16/97, p.4)

1953        The film "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" starred Marilyn Monroe. She sang "Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend."
    (SFEC, 1/26/97 Par, p.40)

1953        The English biopic film "Gilbert and Sullivan" starred Robert Morley and Maurice Evans.
    (WSJ, 11/22/00, p.A20)

1953        The film "Glen or Glenda" was directed by Edward D. Wood.
    (SFC, 12/25/98, p.C21)

1953        The film “The Glenn Miller Story" starred June Allyson and James Stewart."
    (SFC, 7/11/06, p.B5)

1953        The film "Go, Man, Go!" was about the Harlem Globetrotters and screen written by Alfred Palca (d.1998 at 78) who was blacklisted during the McCarthy era. Palca assigned the credit to his cousin Arnold Becker.
    (SFC, 10/3/97, p.C10)

1953        Bud Browne (1912-2008), completed his first surf film, “Hawaiian Surfing Movies," in Santa Monica, Ca. He was later considered the father of surf films.
    (AP, 7/29/08)

1953        The film "Here Come the Girls" featured Bob Hope.
    (SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)

1953        The film "His Majesty O’Keefe" starred Burt Lancaster.
    (SFC, 1/16/01, p.C4)

1953        The film "The Hitch-Hiker" was directed by Ida Lupino. It starred Edmond O’Brian, Frank Lovejoy and William Talman. It was named a Library of Congress Classic in 1998.
    (SFEM, 8/16/98, p.3)(SFC, 11/30/98, p.D3)

1953        The film "Hondo" starred John Wayne and Leo Gordon. It was based on a short story by Louis L’Amour, who produced a full length novel to coincide with the movie.
    (SFEC, 3/5/00, Par p.2)(SFC, 12/29/00, p.B11)(WSJ, 5/3/02, p.W13)

1953        The film "Houdini" starred Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh.
    (SSFC, 12/15/02, Par p.26)(SFC, 10/5/04, p.A2)

1953        The film "House of Wax," the first 3-D movie, starred Vincent Price, Charles Bronson and Phyllis Kirk (d.2006). It was directed by Andre de Toth, produced by Warner Bros. and premiered in NYC on Apr 10. It was based on the play “The Mystery of the Wax Museum" (1933) by Charles Belden (1904-1954).
    (AP, 4/9/97)(HN, 4/10/98)(SFC, 11/1/02, p.A28)

1953        The film "How To Marry a Millionaire" with Betty Grable, Lauren Bacall and Marilyn Monroe was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.7)

1953        The film "It Came from Outer Space" was produced.
    (SFC, 10/29/96, p.B2)(SFEM, 4/13/97, p.6)

1953        The sci-fi film "Invaders From Mars" featured Arthur Franz. It included special effects by Ray Harryhausen on a body-snatching theme.
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, Par p.8)(SFC, 6/20/06, p.B5)

1953        The Italian film "I Vitelloni" starred Alberto Sordi.
    (SFC, 12/1/97, p.E3)

1953        The film "The Joe Louis Story" featured Ossie Davis.
    (SFEC, 10/20/96, Par, p.24)

1953        The film "The Juggler" starred Kirk Douglas and was directed by Edward Dmytryk. It was produced by Stanley Kramer.
    (SFC, 2/21/01, p.A18)(TVM, 1975, p.298)

1953        The film "Julius Caesar" was produced. Art director Edward C. Carfagno won an Academy Award for his work.
    (SFC, 1/2/97, p.A20)

1953        The MGM dance musical film "Kiss Me Kate" starred Howard Keel (d.2004), Bob Fosse and Ann Miller. It was directed by George Sidney.
    (SFEC, 9/20/98, DB p.54)(SFC, 5/7/02, p.A21)

1953        The film "Lady Without Camellias" was by Michelangelo Antonioni.
    (SFEC, 1/17/99, DB p.43)

1951        The film “Lili" starred Mel Ferrer (1917-2008) as a disabled pupeteer.
    (SFC, 6/4/08, p.B11)

1953        The independent film "The Little Fugitive" was directed by Morris Engel (1919-2005).
    (SFC,11/21/97, p.C17)

1953        The film “A Lion Is in the Streets" starred James Cagney as the politician Huey Long. It was written by Luther Davis (1916-2008).
    (SFC, 8/5/08, p.B4)

1953        The documentary film "The Living Desert" by Stuart V. Jewell (d.1997 at 84) was a Disney "True-Life Adventure" feature. In 2000 it was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 7/19/97, p.A21)(SFC, 12/28/00, p.D5)

1953        The film "The Magnetic Monster" was written by Curt Siodmak.
    (SFC, 11/21/00, p.A25)

1953        The film "Main Street to Broadway" starred Tallulah Bankhead.
    (SSFC, 1/14/01, DB p.34)

1953        The film "The Master of Ballantrae" starred Errol Flynn.
    (SFC, 8/1/98, p.E1)

1953        May 28, Premier of first animated 3-D cartoon in Technicolor, "Melody".
    (HN, 5/28/98)

1953        The film "Mesa of Lost Women" starred Jackie Coogan and Tandra Quinn. It was directed by Ron Ormand and Herbert Trevos and was about a mad scientist who injects the pituitary gland of a tarantula into a woman.
    (SFEM, 11/22/98, p.6)

1953        The film "The Million-Pound Note" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1953        The French film "Mister Ripois" starred Germaine Montero and was directed by Rene Clement.
    (SFC, 7/1/00, p.C2)

1953        The film "Mogambo" with Clark Gable and Grace Kelly was produced. The stars were outfitted by Willis & Geiger.
    (NH, 9/96, p.17)

1953        The French film "Mr. Hulot’s Holiday" starred and was directed by Jacques Tati.
    (WSJ, 8/1/00, p.A20)

1953        The film "The Naked Spur" starred Jimmy Stewart. It was directed by Anthony Mann.
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)(SFEC, 11/8/98, DB p.51)

1953        The film "Off Limits" featured Bob Hope.
    (SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)

1953        Feb 5, "Peter Pan" by Walt Disney opened at Roxy Theater, NYC. [see Feb 11]
    (MC, 2/5/02)
1953        Feb 11, Walt Disney’s "Peter Pan" premiered. [See Feb 5]
    (HN, 2/11/97)

1953        The film "Pickup on South Street" starred Richard Widmark and Jean Peters. It was directed bvy Samuel Fuller.
    (SFC, 10/21/00, p.A24)(SFC, 3/27/08, p.A2)

1953        The sci-fi film "Phantom From Space" was produced. It was a low-budget "first contact" movie involving a silicon-based life form set in the Los Angeles Griffith Observatory.
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, Par p.8)

1953        The film "Pin Down Girls" was about professional wrestling.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.52)

1953        The film "The Pleasure Garden" was directed by James Broughton.
    (SFC, 6/24/99, p.E3)

1953         The film "The Proud Ones" by Yves Allegret was produced.
    (SFEM, 9/8/96, p.6)

1953        The film “Remains to Be Seen" starred June Allyson and Van Johnson."
    (SFC, 7/11/06, p.B5)

1953        The film "Return to Paradise" starred Gary Cooper and Roberta Haynes. It was directed by Mark Robson, set in Samoa and based on a book by James Michener.
    (TVM, 1975, p.475)(SFCM, 10/14/01, p.45)

1953        The Scottish film "Rob Roy, The Highland Rogue" starred Ian MacNaughton as Callum MacGregor.
    (SFC, 1/4/03, p.A15)

1953        The film "The Robe" starred Richard Burton and Victor Mature.
    (SFEC, 11/3/96, DB p.54)(SFC, 8/10/99, p.A20)

1953        The film "Roman Holiday" starred Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck and Eddie Albert. It was directed by William Wyler. It was added to the National Registry of films in 1999. The screenplay was by Dalton Trumbo.
    (WSJ, 7/23/96, p.A20)(SFC, 11/18/99, p.E10)(SFC, 7/8/02, p.D2)(SFC, 3/3/05, p.E3)

1953        The film "Sadie Thompson" starred Peggy Converse and Rita Hayworth.
    (SFC, 3/21/01, p.A23)

1953        The film "Salt of the Earth" was written by Michael Wilson, directed by Herbert Biberman and produced by Paul Jerrico (d.1997 at 82). All three men had been blacklisted by HUAC. The film chronicled a long strike by Mexican-American zinc miners in New Mexico. It was later selected as a Library of Congress film classic.
    (SFC,10/30/97, p.A26)(SFC, 1/21/98, p.E1,6)   

1953        Robert Mitchum played in the film "Second Chance."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1953        The western 4* film "Shane" with Alan Ladd and Jack Palance was directed by George Stevens. It was later selected as a Library of Congress film classic. It was rated #69 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)(SFEC,12/28/97, BR p.8)(SFC, 1/21/98, p.E1,6)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)

1953        The film "Small Town Girl" starred tap dancer Ann Miller.
    (SFC, 1/23/04, p.A2)

1953        The film “So Big" featured Jane Wyman and Sterling Hayden in the screen version of Edna Ferber’s best-selling novel.
    (SFC, 9/11/07, p.A2)

1953        The film "Stalag 17" starred William Holden and Peter Graves. It was written by Billy Wilder and directed by Don Taylor (d.1998 at 78).
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.49)(SFEC, 6/28/98, Par p.26)(SFC, 1/2/99, p.C2)

1953        The film "Taxi" with Stubby Kaye starred Dan Dailey.
    (SFC,12/16/97, p.B4)

1953        The film "Titanic" was the first movie to tell the story of the sunken British liner. It starred Barbara Stanwyck and Clifton Webb. [see 1912 & 1943]
    (SFEC,12/797, DB p.41)(SFC, 1/2/98, p.C15)

1953        The comedy film "Those Redheads From Seattle" starred Rhonda Fleming, Gene Barry, Teresa Brewer (1931-2007) and Guy Mitchell.
    (SFC, 7/6/99, p.B2)(SFC, 10/19/07, p.A11)

1953        Jimmy Stewart starred in the film "Thunder Bay."
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1953        The film "Tokyo Story" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/23/99, p.B7)

1953        The film "Torch Song" starred Joan Crawford and Michael Wilding. It was about a romance between a Broadway star and a blind pianist.
    (SFEC, 8/22/99, DB p.34)

1953        The French film "The Wages of Fear" was directed by Henri-Georges Clouzet. In 1977 William Friedkin made a remake called "The Sorcerer."
    (SFEC, 1/3/99, DB p.38)

1953        The film "War of the Worlds" was based on the novel by H.G. Wells. Landscapes for the movie were painted by illustrator Chesley K. Bonestell (1888-1986).
    (SFC, 7/6/98, p.D1)(WSJ, 5/30/00, p.A24)

1953        Robert Mitchum played in the film "White Witch Doctor."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1953        The film "Young Bess" starred Charles Laughton as Henry VIII and Jean Simmons as a young Queen Elizabeth.
    (SFEC, 3/21/99, DB p.45)

1953-1998    The prestigious D.W. Griffith Award for film directors was won by 28 directors. The award was retired in 1999 due to racial stereotypes in Griffith films.
    (SFC, 12/15/99, p.E6)

1954        The Mexican film "And Tomorrow They Will Be Women" featured Sonia Furio (1937-1996).
    (SFC, 12/4/96, p.A17)

1954        The film "Apache" starred Burt Lancaster and Jean Peters.
    (SFC, 10/21/00, p.A24)

1954        The film "Bad Day at Black Rock" by John Sturges starred Spencer Tracy and Robert Ryan. [see 1955]
    (SFEM, 12/8/96, p.8)

1954        The film "The Barefoot Contessa" starred Ava Gardner and Humphrey Bogart. It was directed by Joseph Mankiewicz. Edmund O’Brian received an Oscar for best supporting actor.
    (SFEC, 3/29/98, DB p.58)

1954        The film "Beat the Devil" starred Humphrey Bogart and Gina Lollabrigida. The surrealistic spoof in int’l. thrillers was directed by John Huston, who co-wrote it with Truman Capote.
    (WSJ, 10/20/00, p.W16)

1954        The film "Beau Brummel" featured Peter Ustinov.
    (SFC, 3/30/04, p.A2)

1954        In Egypt Youssef Chahine (1926-2008), filmmaker, directed “The Blazing Sun" with Omar Sharif.
    (SFC, 7/29/08, p.B5)

1954        The film “The Bob Mathias Story" starred Bob Mathias (1931-2006), 2-time US Olympic decathlon champion.
    (SSFC, 9/3/06, p.A14)

1954        The film “Brigadoon" starred Gene Kelly and Cyd Charisse.
    (SFC, 6/18/08, p.A2)

1954        The Western film "Broken Lance" starred Spencer Tracy. Philip Yordan won an Oscar for the screenplay.
    (SSFC, 4/6/03, p.A23)

1954        The Bugs Bunny cartoon "Bewitched Bunny" quoted Bugs: "Ah, sure, I know! But aren't they all witches inside?"
    (SFEC, 12/12/99, p.A28)

1954        The film "Bridges of Toko-Ri" starred William Holden and Grace Kelly. It was an anguished look at the Korean War.
    (SFEC, 8/2/98, Z1 p.6)

1954        The film "Broken Lance" starred Spencer Tracy, Katy Jurado and Jean Peters.
    (SFC, 10/21/00, p.A24)(SFC, 7/6/02, p.A19)

1954        The film "Caine Mutiny" starred Humphrey Bogart, May Wynn and E.G. Marshall. It was directed by Edward Dmytryk (d.1999) and produced by Stanley Kramer. Arthur Franz supplied the narration. It was based on the book by Herman Wouk.
    (SFC, 10/15/96, p.B1)(SFEC, 8/17/97, BR p.5)(SFC, 10/12/97, Par p.22)(SFC, 6/20/06, p.B5)

1954        The Otto Preminger film "Carmen Jones" starred Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte. It was based on the 1875 French opera Carmen. In 1997 a biography of Dandridge was written by Donald Bogle: "Dorothy Dandridge: A Biography."
    (SFEC, 8/10/97, BR p.3)(SFEC, 8/15/99, DB p.45)(SSFC, 9/16/01, Par p.22)

1954        The film "Casanova's Big Night" starred Bob Hope.
    (WSJ, 6/3/03, p.D5)

1954        The film "Cattle Queen of Montana" starred Anthony Caruso and Barbara Stanwyck.
    (SFC, 4/5/03, p.A14)

1954        The film "The Country Girl" starred Grace Kelly and Bing Crosby as an alcoholic singer.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.48)(SSFC, 1/21/01, DB p.36)

1954        The film "Creature from the Black Lagoon" featured Richard Denning and was directed by Jack Arnold. Ben Chapman (1928-2008) played the creature.
    (SFC, 10/13/98, p.A22)(TVM, 1975, p.114)(Econ, 3/8/08, p.97)

1954        The film "Deep in My Heart" starred Jose Ferrer, Ann Miller Merle Oberon, Walter Pigeon, Cyd Charisse, james Mitchell and William Olvis (d.1998 at 70). It was directed by Stanely Donen and was the story of composer Sigmund Romberg.
    (TVM, 1975, p.133)(SFC, 12/9/98, p.B4)(SFC, 6/18/08, p.A2)

1954        The film "Demetrius and the Gladiators" starred Victor Mature.
    (SFC, 8/10/99, p.A20)

1954        The film “Devil Girl From Mars" featured British actress Hazel Court (1926-2008).
    (SFC, 4/19/08, p.B5)

1954        The film "Dial M for Murder" starred Grace Kelly and Ray Milland and was directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It was based on the 1952 book by Frederick Knott (d.2002 at 86). In 2001 it was rated the #48 most thrilling film.
    (TVM, 1975, p.140)(WSJ, 4/8/98, p.A20)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)(SFC, 12/24/02, p.A16)

1954        The British film "Doctor in the House" starred Dirk Bogarde and Kenneth More. It was directed by Ralph Thomas.
    (SFC, 3/22/01, p.A20)

1954        The film "Donovan's Brain" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/6/04, p.E12)

1954        The Western film "Drum Beat" starred Alan Ladd and Charles Bronson.
    (SFC, 9/1/03, p.A2)

1954        The film "The Egyptian" starred Victor Mature and Peter Ustinov.
    (SFC, 8/10/99, p.A20)(SFC, 3/30/04, p.A2)

1954        The film “Executive suite" starred William Holden and Nina Foch. It was directed by Robert Wise.
    (SFC, 9/16/05, p.B8)(SFC, 12/13/08, p.A5)

1954        The film "The French Line" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/6/04, p.E12)

1954        The film "Girl Gang" dealt with drugs, blackmail and prostitution.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.52)

1954        The film "The Glenn Miller Story" starred Jimmy Stewart and Frances Langford.
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)(SFC, 7/12/05, p.B5)

1954        The film "Godzilla, King of the Monsters" was released. It was produced by Japan’s Toho Co., headed by Tomoyuki Tanaka (d.1997). Godzilla went on to star in 22 films.
    (SFC, 4/3/97, p.C2)

1954        The film "The High and the Mighty" starred Claire Trevor, Ann Doran (d.2000 at 89), Robert Stack (d.2003), Jan Sterling (d.2004), Laraine Day and John Wayne.
    (SFEC, 4/9/00, p.C14)(SFC, 10/3/00, p.C2)(SFC, 3/30/04, p.B6)(SFC, 11/13/07, p.D9)

1954        Zvi Kolitz (d.2002 at 89) wrote and co-produced "Hill 24 Doesn’t Answer," Israel’s 1st war of independence movie.
    (SFC, 10/12/02, p.A21)

1954        The film "Hobson’s Choice" starred Charles Laughton, Brenda de Banzie and John Mills. It was based on a 1915 play by Harold Brighouse, set in Manchester, England.
    (WSJ, 1/16/02, p.A14)

1954        The film "The Iron Glove" starred Robert Stack.
    (SFC, 5/16/03, p.A2)

1954        The film "It Should Happen to You" featured Jack Lemmon.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, Par p.22)

1954        The Western film "Johnny Guitar" starred Joan Crawford and was directed by Nicholas Ray.
    (SSFC, 4/6/03, p.A23)

1954        The film "The Lawless Rider" starred Johnny Carpenter.
    (SSFC, 6/28/03, p.A31)

1954        The film "The Law vs. Billy the Kid" was screen written by Bernard Gordon. Gordon was blacklisted and gave the credit to his friend John T. Williams.
    (SFC, 10/3/97, p.C10)

1954        The film "The Long, Long Trailer" featured Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz on their honeymoon.
    (SFC, 8/26/97, p.E7)

1954        The Polish film "The Loop" was directed by Wojciech Has.
    (SFC, 10/4/00, p.B2)

1954        The film "Magnificent Obsession" starred Jane Wyman and Rock Hudson. It was directed by German emigre Douglas Sirk.
    (SFC, 7/28/99, p.E7)

1954        The film "Man Crazy" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/6/04, p.E12)

1954        The film “Naked Jungle" starred Eleanor Parker and Charlton Heston.
    (SFC, 12/11/13, p.A9)

1954        The film "Night People" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1954        The US film "On the Waterfront" starred Eva Marie Saint and Marlon Brando as an ex-boxer working on the docks and Rod Steiger. It was directed by Elia Kazan and won 7 Oscars. It was rated # 8 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (WSJ,5/20/96,p.A1)(SFC,6/1/96,p.E7)(SFC,7/30/97,p.E3)(SFEC,1/4/98,Par. p.6) (USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFEC, 3/14/99, p.D5)

1954        The film "Peter Pan" with Mary Martin was made from the Broadway play. It was shown to a national TV audience in 1955 to help promote color TV.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)(SFC, 12/30/03, p.D2)

1954        The Italian film "The Poor and the Noble" starred Toto (Antonio de Curtis) and Sophia Loren.
    (SFC, 1/31/01, p.D1)

1954        The film "The Purple Plain" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1954        The film "Red Garters" starred Rosemary Clooney, Jack Carson and Guy Mitchell. It was a musical Western spoof.
    (SFC, 7/6/99, p.B2)

1954        The film "Rear Window" starred Jimmy Stewart and Grace Kelly and was directed by Alfred Hitchcock. A photographer laid up in a wheelchair witnesses a murder through his binoculars. It was rated #42 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. In 2001 it was rated the #14 most thrilling film.
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)(SFC, 2/20/98, p.C13)(SFEC, 6/14/98, DB p.51)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1954        The film "Riot In Cell Block 11" starred Leo Gordon.
    (SFC, 12/29/00, p.B11)

1954        The film "River of No Return" starred Robert Mitchum and Harry Monty (d.1999).
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SFC, 1/1/00, p.A25)

1954        The romantic comedy film "Sabrina" starred Humphrey Bogart, William Holden and Audrey Hepburn. It was directed by Billy Wilder and was based on a play by Samuel Taylor. It was remade in 1995. Ernest Lehman (1916-2005) was the screenwriter. In 2002 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFEC,11/2/97, DB p.63)(SFEC,11/16/97, DB p.16)(SFC, 5/27/00, p.A26)(SSFC, 3/18/01, DB p.47)(SFC, 12/19/02, p.E12)

1954        The Japanese film "Sansho the Bailiff" was produced.
    (SFC, 10/12/97, DB p.53)

1954        The Italian film "Senso," a historical romance, was made by Luchino Visconti.
    (SFEM, 9/10/00, p.21)

1954        The film “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" was produced. In 2004 it was added to the National Film Registry. Michael Kidd (1915-2007) choreographed the dancing.
    (SFC, 12/31/04, p.E6)(SFC, 12/25/07, p.B6)

1954        The Japanese film "Seven Samurai" (Shichinin no samurai) starred Toshiro Mifune. It was directed by Akira Kurosawa. It was the basis for the American film "The magnificent Seven."
    (SFC,12/26/97, p.C3)(SFC,12/25/97, p.A25)(SFC, 9/7/98, p.A21)

1954        Robert Mitchum played in the film "She Couldn’t Say No."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1954        The biblical film "The Silver Chalice" starred Paul Newman (1925-2008) and E.G. Marshall. This was Newman's debut film and he later bought an ad to apologize for it. It was later considered one of the worst films ever made.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.33)(SFC, 8/26/98, p.A17)(SFEC, 5/9/99, Par p.2)

1954        The film "A Star Is Born" starred Judy Garland and James Mason. It was directed by George Cukor and produced by Sid Luft, the 3rd husband of Judy Garland. In 2000 it was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.49)(SFC, 12/28/00, p.D5)

1954        The film the "Steel Cage" starred Maureen O’Sullivan.
    (SJM, 6/24/98, p.4A)

1954        The Italian film "La Strada" was directed by Federico Fellini.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1954        The film "Suddenly" with Frank Sinatra was produced.
    (SFEC,12/28/97, BR p.8)(SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1954        The film “Susan Slept Here" starred Debbie Reynolds (1932-2016).
    (SFC, 4/2/08, p.B9)(SFC, 12/29/16, p.A7)

1954        The film "Them" starred James Arness and James Whitmore. Huge marauding ants get spawned by nuclear experiments in the desert.
    (SFC, 10/22/98, p.A7)

1954        The film "Three Coins in a Fountain" starred Jean Peters.
    (SFC, 10/21/00, p.A24)

1954        Robert Mitchum played in the film "Track of the Cat."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1954        The film "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" was made with James Mason as Captain Nemo. It also starred Kirk Douglas and Peter Lorre.
    (WSJ, 5/20/96, p.A1) (SFC, 6/1/96, p.E7)

1954        The film "White Christmas" starred Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney and Danny Kaye.
    (SSFC, 1/21/01, DB p.36)(SSFC, 6/30/02, p.A20)

1954        The film "The Wild One" starred Marlon Brando and Lee Marvin. It was directed by Laslo Benedek and produced by Stanley Kramer. It stemmed from a photo in Life magazine of a biker in Hollister, Ca. in 1947.
    (SFEC, 10/27/96, DB p.56)(TVM, 1975, p.649)(SFC, 7/4/02, p.A18)

1954        The film "Young at Heart" starred Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1955        The film "Abbott and Costello" Meet the Mummy was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/16/99, DB p.56)

1955        The film "Artists and Models" starred Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin and Shirley MacLaine.
    (SFC, 11/20/96, p.E3)(SFEC, 9/6/98, Par p.14)

1955        The film "Bad Day at Blackrock" with Spencer Tracy and Ernest Borgnine was directed by John Sturges. [see 1954]
    (SFEC, 11/3/96, DB p.52)(WSJ, 8/14/97, p.A1)(SFC, 7/9/12, p.C4)

1955        The film "The Big Knife" starred Rod Steiger.
    (SFEC, 12/5/99, DB p.62)

1955        The film "The Blackboard Jungle" starred Glenn Ford and Sidney Poitier. It was directed by Richard Brooks.
    (SFEC, 10/27/96, DB p.56)(SFEC, 11/1/98, Par p.18)(SFC, 9/3/99, p.B3)

1955        The film “Blood Alley" starred John Wayne and Lauren Bacall. Director William Wellman fired Robert Mitchum from the cast for dunking a studio worker during a shoot into SF Bay.
    (SFC, 1/7/05, p.F6)

1955        Jean-Pierre Melville directed his French classic noir thriller "Bob le Flambeur."
    (SFC, 2/28/97, p.D3)

1955        The film “The Cobweb" starred Richard Widmark.
    (SFC, 3/27/08, p.A2)

1955        The film "Confidential Report" (aka Mr. Arkadin) was directed by Orson Welles with music by Paul Misraki.
    (SFC, 11/3/98, p.C2)

1955        The film "The Court Martial of Billy Mitchell" starred Rod Steiger, Darren McGavin Peter Graves.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.18)(SFEC, 6/28/98, Par p.26)

1955        The French thriller film "Diabolique" was directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot. It was remade in 1996 with Sharon Stone.
    (WSJ, 3/22/96, p.A10)(SFEC, 2/1/98, DB p.59)(SFEC, 8/1/99, DB p.48)

1955        The film "The Days of Dylan Thomas" was made by Rollie McKenna (d.2003).
    (SFC, 7/15/03, p.A19)

1955        The Elia Kazan film "East of Eden" with James Dean and Jo Van Fleet (1915-1996) was directed by Elia Kazan. It was a reworking of the biblical account of Cain and Abel and won an Academy Award.
    (SFC, 6/11/96, p.A21)(SFEC, 6/21/98, DB p.51)(SSFC, 2/29/04, p.C5)

1955        The Mexican film “Ensayo de un Crimen" (The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz) was directed by Luis Bunuel and featured Ernesto Alonso.
    (SFC, 8/9/07, p.B5)

1955        Jimmy Stewart starred in the film "The Far Country."
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1955        The film "Father Panchali" was directed by Satyajit Ray. It was about a poor boy growing up in Bengal.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)

1955        The film "Francis in the Navy" starred Clint Eastwood and a mule. 7 talking mule films were made between 1950-1956 based on a 1946 collection of short stories by David Sterns III (d.2003 at 94).
    (SFC, 12/3/96, p.E1,3)

1955        The film "Gentlemen Marry Brunettes" starred Gwen Verdon.
    (SFEC, 12/20/98, Par p.14)

1955        The film "The Girlfriends" was by Michelangelo Antonioni.
    (SFEC, 1/17/99, DB p.43)

1955        The film "The Girl on the Red Velvet Swing" featured the 1906 murder of architect, philanderer, Stanford White.
    (SFEC, 10/13/96, BR p.3)

1955        The film "Good Morning Miss Dove" starred Robert Stack.
    (SFC, 5/16/03, p.A2)

1955        The film "Guys and Dolls" featured Stubby Kaye and starred Frank Sinatra, Jean Simmons and Marlon Brando and was directed by Joseph Mankiewicz. It was based on the 1950 Broadway musical which was based on several Damon Runyon short stories.
    (SFC,12/16/97, p.B4)(SFEC, 9/27/98, DB p.51)

1955        The western film "Hidden Guns" featured Faron Young.
    (SFC, 12/12/96, p.C8)

1955        The film "Hit the Deck" starred tap dancer Ann Miller.
    (SFC, 1/23/04, p.A2)

1955        Christopher Isherwood wrote "Goodbye to Berlin" in 1939. It included a story about a singer called Sally Bowles that became the basis for the 1951 play "I Am a Camera," the 1955 film "I Am a Camera," the 1966 musical play "Caberet" and the 1972 musical film "Cabaret."
    (WSJ, 3/23/98, p.A20)

1955        The Japanese film "I Live in Fear" starred Toshiro Mifune as an elderly nuclear protestor.
    (SFC,12/25/97, p.A25)

1955        The film "Indian Fighter" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1955        The film "The Indiscreet Mrs. Jarvis" was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1955        The science fiction thriller film "It Came From Beneath the Sea" was produced. Ray Harryhausen directed the animation.
    (SFC, 7/8/98, p.D5)(SSFC, 5/16/04, p.M6)

1955        The film "Interrupted Melody" was the story of opera star Marjorie Lawrence and featured the voice of Eileen Farrell (d.2002). The role of lawrence was played by Eleanor Parker.
    (SFC, 3/25/02, p.B5)(SFC, 12/11/13, p.A)

1955        The film “It’s Always Fair Weather" starred Gene Kelly and Cyd Charisse.
    (SFC, 6/18/08, p.A2)

1955        The film "The Kentuckian" starred Burt Lancaster and Walter Matthau. Lancaster also directed.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5,C2)

1955        The film "Killer's Kiss" was directed by Stanley Kubrick.
    (SFC, 3/8/99, p.A7)

1955        The noir film "Kiss Me Deadly" with Ralph Meeker as Mike Hammer was directed by Robert Aldrich. A private eye chases after a suitcase with nuclear material. It was added to the National Registry of films in 1999.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)(SFC, 7/6/98, p.D1)(SFC, 11/18/99, p.E10)

1955        The film "Lady and the Tramp" was produced. It featured the voice of Peggy Lee.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)(SFEC, 8/23/98, DB p.63)

1955        The film "Ladykillers" starred Alec Guinness. It was directed by Alexander Mackendrick (d.1993).
    (SFC, 8/7/00, p.A15)(WSJ, 3/25/02, p.A16)

1955        The film "Land of the Pharaohs" was produced.
    (SFC, 6/18/97, p.E3)

1955        The French film “The Light Across the Street" starred Brigitte Bardot.
    (SFC, 10/31/15, p.E4)

1955        The animated Disney film "The Littlest Outlaw" was produced.
    (SFC, 3/27/01, p.A18)

1955        The film "Lola Montes" starred Martine Carol and was directed by Max Ophuls.
    (SFEC, 9/5/99, DB p.50)

1955        The film “Long Gray Line" starred Tyrone Power and Maureen O’Hara. Betsy Palmer was also featured in the film.
    (MoTV, 1977, p.422)(SFC, 6/3/15, p.E3)

1955        The film "Love Is a Many Splendored Thing" starred Jennifer Jones and William Holden.
    (SFC, 5/29/00, p.A26)

1955        The film "Love Me or Leave Me" starred James Cagney and Doris Day as singer Ruth Etting. The script by Daniel Fuchs won a 1955 Oscar.
    (SFEC, 10/17/99, DB p.46)(WSJ, 6/8/05, p.D14)

1955        The French film “The Lovers of Lisbon" starred Francoise Arnoul and Daniel Gelin.
    (SFC, 10/31/15, p.E4)

1955        The film "A Man Called Peter" starred Jean Peters in her last film.
    (SFC, 10/21/00, p.A24)

1955        Jimmy Stewart starred in the film "The Man From Laramie." The screenplay was by Philip Yordan.
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)(SSFC, 4/6/03, p.A23)

1955        The film "Man Without a Star" starred Jeanne Crain and Kirk Douglas. It was directed by King Vidor.
    (SFC, 12/15/03, p.A24)(MoTV, 1977, p.455)

1955        The film "The Man with the Golden Arm" by Otto Preminger was produced. It starred Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak and Darren McGavin and was a daring film on drug addiction. The jazz score was by Elmer Bernstein.
    (TOH, 1982, p.1956)(TVM, 1975, p.364)(SSFC, 2/26/06, p.B8)

1955        Robert Mitchum played in the film "Man With the Gun."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1955        The film "Marty" starred Ernest Borgnine and Betsy Blair. It was directed by Delbert Mann (1920-2007). The script was by Paddy Chayevsky and was originally a TV play. Borgnine won the best-actor Oscar for his role as a lovesick butcher.
    (WSJ, 4/10/98, p.W11)(SFC, 11/13/07, p.D9)

1955        The film "The McConnell Story" starred June Allyson.
    (WSJ, 7/23/02, p.D8)

1955        The film "Mr. Roberts" starred Henry Fonda, Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. Matthau won best supporting actor for his role. Betsy Palmer (1926-2015) was also featured in the film.
    (SFC, 9/5/96, p.B2)(SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.49)(SFEC, 4/5/98, Par p.22)

1955        The film "My Sister Eileen" was the first that Bob Fosse choreographed on his own. It was a musical version of the 1942 movie.
    (SFEC, 11/8/98, DB p.40)

1955        The documentary film "Night and Fog" by Alain Resnais was about the Nazi concentration camps.
    (WSJ, 2/5/99, p.W2)

1955        The film "The Night of the Hunter" with Robert Mitchum, Peter Graves, Shelley Winters and Lillian Gish was directed by Charles Laughton. It was later selected as a Library of Congress film classic. It was Laughton's only film as director. In 2001 it was rated the #35 most thrilling film.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SFC, 1/21/98, p.E1,6)(SFEC, 6/28/98, Par p.26)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)
   
1955        The Italian film "Nights of Cabiria" with Giulietta Masina was directed by Fellini.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)

1955        The film "Not as a Stranger" starred Robert Mitchum, Frank Sinatra and Olivia de Havilland. It was directed by Stanley Kramer. It was based on a novel by Morton Thompson
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)(TVM, 1975, p.412)

1955        The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical film "Oklahoma" starred Rod Steiger and was directed by Fred Zinnemann. In 2007 it was added as a classic to the American national registry.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.18)(SFC, 7/10/02, p.A6)(SFC, 12/28/07, p.E3)

1955        The film "Pather Panchali" by Satyajit Ray (d.1992) was produced.
    (SFC, 4/30/97, p.E6)

1955        The film "Picnic" by Joshua Logan starred William Holden, Susan Strasberg (d.1999 at 60) and Kim Novak. The music was by George Dunning.
    (SFC, 8/16/96, p.D14)(SFC, 1/23/99, p.A19)(SFC, 3/3/00, p.D5)

1955        The film "The "Private War of Major Benson" starred Charlton Heston as an Army Major who takes command of an ROTC program at a children’s academy.
    (SFC, 2/15/03, p.A25)

1955        The film "The Purple Plain" starred Gregory Peck and was directed by Robert Parrish. The screenplay was by Eric Ambler.
    (TVM, 1975, p.460)(SFC, 10/24/98, p.A22)

1955        The film "Queen Bee" starred Joan Crawford as a control freak. Betsy Palmer was also featured in the film.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.52)(SFC, 6/3/15, p.E3)

1955        The film "Rebel Without a Cause" starred James Dean, Corey Allen, Natalie wood and Sal Mineo as Plato. It was rated #59 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (SFEC,10/27/96, DB p.56)(SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.48)(WSJ, 6/17/98, p.A14)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFEC, 12/27/98, Z1 p.8)

1955        The Japanese film "Record of a Living Being" (Ikimono no kiroku) starred Toshiro Mifune. It was directed by Akira Kurosawa.
    (SFC,12/26/97, p.C3)(SFC,12/25/97, p.A25)

1955        The film "Revenge of the Creature" starred Clint Eastwood in his first role.
    (SFC, 12/3/96, p.E3)(SFC,10/31/97, p.C7)

1955        The film "Richard III" starred John Gielgud.
    (SFC, 5/23/00, p.A13)

1955        The French noir film "Rififi" starred Marie Sabouret and Jean Servais. It was directed by Jules Dassin.
    (SFEC, 11/5/00, DB p.58)

1955        The film "The Road to Paradise" featured Georges Guetary (d.1997 at 82), the Egyptian-born crooner.
    (SFC, 9/19/97, p.A22)

1955        The film "The Seven Little Foys" starred Bob Hope, and James Cagney. It was about a vaudeville family that crisscrossed the country from 1912-1928. Bob Hope played vaudevillian Eddie Foy. This was the debut film of director Melville Shavelson (1917-2007), who also did the screenplay.
    (SFC, 4/25/03, A29)(SFC, 8/10/07, p.B9)

1955        The film "The Seven Year Itch" was directed by Billy Wilder. It starred Marilyn Monroe, Marguerite Chapman, Evelyn Keyes and Tom Ewell and was based on a 1952 play by George Axelrod (d.2003).
    (TVM, 1975, p.509)(SFC, 9/4/99, p.A25)(SFC, 7/12/08, p.B5)

1955        The film "Smiles of a Summer Night" featured Jarl Kulle (d. 1997 at 70) and was directed by Ingmar Bergman.
    (SFC, 10/4/97, p.A20)

1955        The film "Strategic Air Command" starred James Stewart and June Allyson.
    (WSJ, 7/23/02, p.D8)(SFC, 7/11/06, p.B5)

1955        The film "Summertime" starred Katharine Hepburn, Rossano Brazzi and Darren McGavin (d.2006 at 83).
    (SSFC, 4/1/01, DB p.37)

1955        The film "Tarantula" starred Clint Eastwood.
    (SFEM, 4/13/97, p.6)(SSFC, 10/15/06, p.A1)

1955        The film "The Tender Trap" starred Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1955        The sci-fi film "This Island Earth" was produced.
    (SFEM, 4/13/97, p.A6)

1955        Alfred Hitchcock made "To Catch a Thief" with Cary Grant and Grace Kelly.
    (WSJ, 2/14/97, p.A12)(SFC, 4/18/97, p.D7)

1955        The Italian film "Toto Against the Four" starred Toto.
    (SFC, 1/31/01, p.D1)

1955        The film "The Treasure of Ruby Hills" was based on a story by Louis L’Amour. It starred Zachary Scott, Carole Matthews and Barton MacLane.
    (SFEC, 6/28/98, DB p.55)

1955        The film "Ulysses" starred Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn and Silvana Mangano.
    (USAT, 3/24/99, p.12E)

1955        The prison film "Unchained" featured the theme song Unchained Melody written by Alex North.
    (SFC, 4/28/01, p.A21)

1955        The film "Vanishing American" was based on the Zane Grey book. The original was made in 1924.
    (SFEC, 9/24/00, p.T10)

1955        The film "The Virgin Queen" starred Bette Davis, Joan Collins and Richard Todd.
    (SFEC, 3/21/99, DB p.45)

1955        The film "We're No Angels" featured Peter Ustinov.
    (SFC, 3/30/04, p.A2)

1955        The French film “The Wicked Go to Hell" starred Marina Vlady.
    (SFC, 10/31/15, p.E4)

1955        The film "Woman's Prison" starred Ida Lupino, Jan Sterling, Mae Clark, Cleo Moore, Juanita Moore, Audrey Totter and Gertrude Michael.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.52)

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Films 1956-xxxx

1956        Mar 21, 50 years ago, "Marty" won best picture at the Academy Awards; its star, Ernest Borgnine, won best actor. Anna Magnani won best actress for "The Rose Tattoo."
    (AP, 3/21/06)

1956        The film “All That Heaven Allows" starred Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson and Virginia Grey. It was directed by Ross Hunter.
    (SFC, 8/7/04, p.B6)

1956        The film "Anastasia with Ingrid Bergman and Yul Brynner was produced. Bergman won an Oscar for her role.
    (SFEC, 7/20/97, BR p.6)(SFEC,11/16/97, DB p.56)(SFC, 3/15/02, p.D1)

1956        The film "And God Created Woman" with Brigitte Bardot was directed by Roger Vadim (d.2000 at 72). The music was by Paul Misraki.
    (SFC, 9/25/96, p.A9)(SFC, 11/3/98, p.C2)(SFC, 2/12/00, p.A21)

1956        The film "Around the World in 80 Days was produced by Mike Todd. It won an Oscar for best picture. It featured Frank Sinatra in a cameo role.
    (TOH, 1982, p.1956)(SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.39)(SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1956        The film “Baby Doll" starred Carroll Baker, Eli Wallach and Karl Malden. It was directed by Elia Kazan.
    (TVM, 1977, p.43)

1956        The film "The Bad Seed" starred Patty McCormack as the evil child Rhoda Penmark. The film received 4 Academy Award nominations and became a camp classic.
    (SFEC, 7/11/99, DB p.44)(SFC, 10/14/11, p.E12)

1956        Robert Mitchum played in the film "Bandido."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1956        The film "The Benny Goodman Story" starred Steve Allen as Benny Godman.
    (SFC, 11/1/00, p.A19)

1956        The musical film “The Best Things in Life Are Free" featured Ernest Borgnine.
    (SFC, 7/9/12, p.C4)

1956        The film "Bigger Than Life" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1956        The film "The Brave One" was directed by Irving Rapper. It was the story of a Mexican boy and a bull and was written by blacklisted Dalton Trumbo under the pseudonym Robert Rich.
    (SFC, 12/30/99, p.C6)

1956        The film "Bus Stop" starred Marilyn Monroe and Hope Lange.
    (SFEC, 5/30/99, DB p.46)(SFEC, 7/11/99, DB p.41)(SFC, 12/22/03, p.A20)

1956        A film version of the Broadway musical "Carousel" was produced.
    (SFEC, 10/13/96, DB p.41)

1956        The film “Catered Affair" starred Bette Davis and Ernest Borgnine. The screenplay was by Paddy Chayefsky.
    (SFC, 7/9/12, p.C4)

1956        The film "Court Jester" with Angela Lansbury was produced. In 2004 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFEC, 12/8/96, Par p.18)(SFC, 12/31/04, p.E6)

1956        The film "The Eddie Duchin Story" was produced with music by George Dunning.
    (SFC, 3/3/00, p.D5)

1956        The film "Fastest Gun Alive" starred Jeanne Crain and Glenn Ford. It was directed by Russell Rouse.
    (SFC, 12/15/03, p.A24)(MoTV, 1977, p.231

1956        The science fiction classic "Forbidden Planet" was produced. It featured the Krell, a race of beings who have evolved beyond their bodies and exist as pure thought. They built a powerful reactor that instantly produced and delivered anything that the mind could visualize.
    (Wired, Dec. '95, p.202)(SFEC, 1/26/97, p.D1)

1956        The film "Foreign Intrigue" starred Robert Mitchum and Ingrid Thulin (d.2004).
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SFC, 1/9/04, p.A21)

1956        The film "Friendly Persuasion" was produced.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.39)

1956        The film "Full of Life" was directed by Richard Quine and starred Judy Holliday and Salvatore Baccaloni. The screenplay was by John Fante.
    (TVM, 1975, p.199)(SFC, 3/30/00, p.E7)

1956        The film "Giant" with Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson and James Dean by George Stevens was set in Marfa, Texas, 120 northwest of Big Bend Nat’l. Park. The story was based on a book by Edna Ferber. It was rated #82 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. In 2005 it was selected for preservation by the US National Film Registry.
    (SFEC, 9/15/96, p.T5)(SFEM, 11/24/96, p.8)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 12/28/05, p.E6)

1956        The film "The Girl Can’t Help It" with Jayne Mansfield was by Frank Tashlin and featured music by Fats Domino, Little Richard and the Platters.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)

1956        The film “The Girl He Left Behind" featured comedian Alan King (d.2004).
    (SFC, 5/10/04, p.A2)

1956        The film "The Great American Pastime" starred tap dancer Ann Miller.
    (SFC, 1/23/04, p.A2)

1956        The film "The Great Man" starred Julie London (d.2000 at 74). It was directed by Jose Ferrer.
    (SFC, 10/19/00, p.A29)

1956        The film "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral" starred Kirk Douglas and was directed by John Sturges.
    (SFEC, 1/23/00, Par p.12)

1956        The film “Gun the Man Down" was directed by Andrew McLaglen (1920-2014).
    (SFC, 9/5/14, p.D4)

1956        The film "The Harder They Fall" starred Rod Steiger and Humphrey Bogart. This was Bogart's last film. The screenplay was by Philip Yordan.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.18)(SFEC, 6/13/99, DB p.37)(SSFC, 4/6/03, p.A23)

1956        The Cole Porter musical film "High Society" was produced. It was based on the Philip Barry play and film "The Philadelphia Story." It starred Grace Kelly, Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.39)(WSJ, 4/29/98, p.A20)

1956         The film "A Hill in Korea" with Michael Caine (born as Maurice Mickelwhite) was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, Par p.16)

1956        The B film “Hot Rod Girl" featured Frank Gorshin (1933-2005).
    (SFC, 5/19/05, p.B7)

1956        The film "The Incredible Shrinking Man" opened.
    (SFEM, 2/2/97, p.15)

1956        The 4* science fiction film "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" starred Kevin McCarthy and was directed by Don Siegel. It was remade in 1978 by Philip Kaufman. In 2001 it was rated the #47 most thrilling film.
    (WSJ, 7/3/97, p.A9)(WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)(SFEC, 8/1/99, DB p.48)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1956        The film "Iron Petticoat" starred Katharine Hepburn and Bob Hope.
    (SFC, 6/30/03, p.A11)(SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)

1956        The film "Johnny Concho" starred Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1956        The film "Julie" starred Doris Day.
    (SSFC, 2/29/04, p.C5)

1956        The film "A Kid for Two Farthings" was directed by Carol Reed and based on the novel by Wolf Mankowitz. It was about a London boy who buys a little goat thinking him to be a unicorn.
    (TVM, 1975, p.303)(SFC, 5/29/98, p.D7)

1956        The film "The Killing" starred Sterling Hayden, Marie Windsor and Elisha Cook and was directed by Stanley Kubrick.
    (SFC, 3/8/99, p.A7)(SFC, 3/12/99, p.D15)

1956        The film "The King and I" starred Yul Brynner, Rita Moreno and Deborah Kerr. It was directed by Jerome Robbins and Walter Lang and was banned in Thailand. Ernest Lehman was the screenwriter.
    (TVM, 1975, p.305)(SFEC, 2/9/97, DB p.58)(SFEC, 9/20/98, DB p.54)(SSFC, 3/18/01, DB p.47)

1956        The film "The Lone Ranger" starred Clayton Moore.
    (SFC, 12/29/99, p.A11)

1956        The film "Love Me Tender" with Elvis Presley premiered Oct 16.
    (SFEC, 8/3/97, DB p.35)(MC, 10/16/01)

1956        The film "Lust for Life" starred Kirk Douglas as Vincent van Gogh and Anthony Quinn as Paul Gauguin. It was directed by Vincente Minnelli and based on a novel by Irving Stone.
    (SFC, 5/24/99, p.D2)(SSFC, 2/18/01, DB p.52)

1956        The film "A Man Escaped" was directed by Robert Bresson. It won the 1957 best director award at Cannes.
    (SFC, 12/22/99, p.A27)

1956        The film "The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, Par p.18)

1956        The film “Man in the Vault" was directed by Andrew McLaglen.
    (SFC, 9/5/14, p.D4)

1956        The film "The Man Who Knew Too Much" starred Jimmy Stewart, Doris Day and Hillary Brooke. It was directed by Alfred Hitchcock, his 2nd version following the 1934 original. It featured the song "Que Sera Sera" by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans."
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)(SFEC, 11/8/98, DB p.50)(SSFC, 11/26/00, DB p.55)(SFC, 10/19/01, p.D5)

1956        The film "Meet Me in Las Vegas" featured Frank Sinatra in a cameo.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1956        The film “Miracle in the Rain" starred Jane Wyman and Van Johnson.
    (SFC, 9/11/07, p.A2)

1956        The film "Moby Dick" with Gregory Peck was made by John Huston.
    (USAT, 2/11/97, p.D1)

1956        The Puerto Rican film "Modesta" was directed by Benji Doniger. It was named a Library of Congress Classic in 1998.
    (SFC, 11/30/98, p.D3)

1956        The film "The Mole People" with Hugh Beaumont was made.
    (WSJ, 2/10/96, p.A16)

1956        The film "The Monolith Monsters" was produced. The extraterrestrials were gigantic slabs of meteoritic crystal.
    (SFEM, 4/13/97, p.6)

1956        The film "Notre Dame de Paris" starred Anthony Quinn and Gina Lollabrigida as the hunchback and his paramour.
    (SFC, 3/18/02, p.D6)

1956        The film "Oklahoma Woman" was directed by Roger Corman.
    (SFEM, 6/27/99, p.6)

1956        The documentary film "On the Bowery" was made by Lionel Rogosin (d.2000 at 76). It depicted life on New York’s skid row and reflected alienation in American society.
    (SFC, 12/12/00, p.B4)

1956        The film "Operation Murder" starred Rosamund John.
    (SFC, 11/4/98, p.C7)

1956        The film "The Opposite Sex" starred Ann Miller. It was a remake of the 1939 George Cukor film "The Women." It was based on a play by Clare Boothe Luce.
    (SFC, 7/8/96, p.E5)(SFEC, 3/9/96, Par p.2)(SFEC,11/2/97, DB p.62)

1956        The film "Patterns" featured Sallie Gracie (d.2001 at 80). It was based on a Rod Serling story that was done as a teleplay in 1955.
    (SFC, 8/18/01, p.E3)(SSFC, 6/28/03, p.A31)

1956        Agnes Varda, a Belgium-born filmmaker, directed "La Pointe Courte." It was later credited as the first film of the New Wave in France. Her real-time 1962 masterpiece, "Cleo from 5 to 7," is considered one of the era's high points.
    (AP, 11/9/17)

1956        The film “The Rack" starred Paul Newman.
    (SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1956        The film "The Rainmaker" starred Burt Lancaster and Katharine Hepburn. It was based on the Broadway play by Richard Nash.
    (USAT, 11/12/99, p.1E)

1956        The film "Ransom" featured Leslie Nielson.
    (SFEC, 1/11/98, DB p.56)

1956        The French film "The Red Balloon" was produced. It won an Academy Award.
    (WSJ, 11/1/02, p.A1)

1956        The film "The Searchers" starred John Wayne and was directed by John Ford. It was later selected as a Library of Congress film classic. It was rated #96 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (SFEC,11/2/97, DB p.62)(SFC, 1/21/98, p.E1,6)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)   

1956        The film "The Seventh Seal" was directed by Ingmar Bergman.
    (TOH, 1982, p.1956)(SFC, 7/31/07, p.E3)

1956        The film “Somebody Up There Likes Me" starred Paul Newman. It was directed by Robert Wise.
    (SFC, 9/16/05, p.B8)

1956        The film "The Swan" with Grace Kelly, Louis Jordan and Alec Guinness was produced. It was based on the play by Ferenc Molnar.
    (WSJ, 7/23/96, p.A20)

1956        The film “Tea and Sympathy" starred John Kerr.
    (SSFC, 8/29/04, Par p.2)

1956        The film "The Ten Commandments" starred Charlton Heston and Yvonne De Carlo. This was the last film made by Cecil B. De Mille. In 1996 dollars it grossed $602 mil. It was added to the National Registry of films in 1999.
    (SFC, 7/12/96, p.D11)(WSJ, 3/19/98, p.R4)(SFC, 11/18/99, p.E10)

1956        The blockbuster Indian film “Thaikuppin Tharam" starred M.G. Ramachandran. It was directed by MA Thirumugam.
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thaikkupin_Tharam)(Econ, 1/28/17, p.36)

1956        The film "That Certain Feeling" featured Bob Hope.
    (SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)

1956        The film "Trapeze" starred Tony Curtis.
    (SFEC, 1/24/99, DB p.37)

1956        The noir film “While the City Sleeps" was directed by Fritz Lang. It was based on the 1952 book “Bloody Spur" by Charles Einstein (1926-2007). Einstein based his book on the crimes of William Heirens, the “Lipstick Killer," who terrorized Chicago in the mid-1940s. The film was set in NYC.
    (SSFC, 3/11/07, p.B6)

1956        The film "The Wild Party" starred Anthony Quinn and was directed by Harry Horner.
    (SFC, 11/14/98, p.A23)

1956        The film "The Wings of Eagles" starred Maureen O'Hara.
    (SFEC, 3/14/99, Par p.16)

1956        The film "Written on the Wind" starred Robert Stack, Lauren Bacall, Rock Hudson and Dorothy Malone. It was directed by German emigre Douglas Sirk.
    (SFC, 7/28/99, p.E1)

1956        The Scottish sci-fi film "X the Unknown" starred Ian MacNaughton.
    (SFC, 1/4/03, p.A15)

1956        The film "Young Strangers" was directed by John Frankenheimer (1930-2002). This was his feature film debut.
    (SSFC, 7/7/02, p.A23)

1957        Mar 27, In the 29th Academy Awards "Around World in 80 Days," Bergman, Brynner win.
    (MC, 3/27/02)
1957        Oct 2, The World War II drama "The Bridge on the River Kwai," directed by David Lean, premiered in Britain. The film opened in the United States the following December.
    (AP, 10/2/07)
1957        Oct 17, The movie "Jailhouse Rock," starring Elvis Presley, had its world premiere in Memphis, Tenn.
    (AP, 10/17/07)
1957        Oct 25, The movie musical "Pal Joey," starring Frank Sinatra, Rita Hayworth and Kim Novak, was released.
    (AP, 10/25/07)
1957        Oct 29, Louis B. Mayer (b.1885), Belarus born MGM producer, died. In 2005 Scott Eyman authored “Lion of Hollywood: The Life and Legend of Louis B. Mayer."
    (www.answers.com/topic/louis-b-mayer)
1957        Dec 11, The movie "Peyton Place," based on the novel by Grace Metalious, starred Lana Turner and had its world premiere in Camden, Maine, where most of it had been filmed.
    (AP, 12/11/07)(SFC, 8/13/14, p.E8)
1957        Dec 26, The Ingmar Bergman film "Wild Strawberries," starring Victor Sjostrom, opened in Sweden.
    (AP, 12/26/07)

1957        The film "All at Sea" featured Jackie Collins (16).
    (SSFC, 8/4/02, Par p.14)

1957        The film "An Affair to Remember" starred Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning and Cary Grant.  It was a remake of the 1939 movie "Love Affair," written in part by Donald Ogden Stewart, who was blacklisted during the McCarthy era.
    (SFC, 10/3/97, p.C10)

1957        The 2* film "April Love" with Pat Boone was about a city boy who moves to a horse farm.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)

1957        The film “Attack of the Crab Monsters" featured Richard Garland, Pamela Duncan and Ed Nelson (1928-2014). It was directed by Roger Corman.
    (TVM, 1977, p.40)(SFC, 8/13/14, p.E8)

1957        The film “Band of Angels" starred Clark Gable, Sidney Poitier, and Yvonne De Carlo.
    (AP, 1/11/07)   

1957        The film "Beau James" featured Bob Hope.
    (SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)

1957        The film "The Big Land" starred Julie Bishop (d.2001 at 87) in her last film.
    (SFC, 9/12/01, p.A21)

1957        The Japanese film “Black River" starred Tatsuya Nakadai and was directed by Masaki Kobayashi.
    (WSJ, 7/2/08, p.B13)

1957        Alex Guinness, William Holden and Jack Hawkins starred in the film "Bridge on the River Kwai." Carl Foreman was the screenwriter. It premiered at the RKO Palace Theater in New York City on Dec 18 and later won multiple Oscars. It was rated #13 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. Holden was the 1st Hollywood actor to earn a $ 1 million for a film.
    (WSJ, 2/27/96, p.A19)(SFEC, 9/8/96, DB p.8)(AP, 12/18/97)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(WSJ, 4/6/00, p.A20)

1957        The film "The Buster Keaton Story" starred Donald O'Connor.
    (SSFC, 9/28/03, p.A33)

1957        The film "China Gate" with Gene Barry, Angie Dickinson and Nat "King" Cole was directed by Sam Fuller.
    (SFC,12/5/97, p.C12)

1957        The film "Curse of Frankenstein" starred Christopher Lee and featured Hazel Court. It was a British Hammer Film production with a score by James Bernard.
    (SFEC, 12/15/96, DB p.66)(SFC, 7/18/01, p.C16)(SFC, 4/19/08, p.B5)(Econ, 6/20/15, p.90)

1957        The film "The Deadly Mantis" with Craig Stevens,  William Hopper and Alix Talton was made.
    (WSJ, 2/10/96, p.A16)

1957        The film "The Delicate Delinquent" starred Jerry Lewis.
    (SFEC, 9/6/98, Par p.14)

1957        The film "The Delinquents" was written and directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)

1957        The film "Designing Woman" starred Gregory Peck and Lauren Bacall. It was directed by Vincente Minnelli.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, Par p.18)(SFEC, 11/21/99, Par p.30)(SFEC, 3/5/00, DB p.43)

1957        The film “Desire Under the Elms" was directed by Delbert Mann.
    (SFC, 11/13/07, p.D9)

1957        The film "Desk Set" starred Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy.
    (SSFC, 4/1/01, DB p.37)

1957        The film "Dragstrip Girl" starred Fay Spain and Frank Gorshin. It was directed by Edward L. Cahn and became a pulp classic.
    (SFC, 7/15/97, p.A18)(SFC, 5/31/03, p.D1)(SSFC, 6/28/03, p.A31)

1957        The film "Elevator to the Gallows" was screened at Cannes.
    (SFEC, 3/12/00, p.D5)

1957        Robert Mitchum played in the film "The Enemy Below."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1957        The film "Escape from San Quentin" included Don Devlin (d.2000 at 70).
    (SFC, 12/16/00, p.C4)

1957        The film "A Face in the Crowd" starred Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Walter Matthau, Anthony Franciosa and Lee Remick. It was directed by Elia Kazan.
    (WSJ, 9/14/98, p.A30)(SFEC, 4/4/99, DB p.39)(SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1957        The film "The Fall T" was produced. In 2000 it was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/28/00, p.D5)

1957        Robert Mitchum played in the film "Fire Down Below."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1957        The musical film "Funny Face" starred Fred Astaire, Suzy Parker (d.2003 at 69) and Audrey Hepburn. It was directed by Stanely Donen.
    (SFEC, 8/16/98, DB p.41)(SFC, 5/6/03, p.A16)

1957        The film "The Girl Most Likely" was a remake and screen written by Paul Jarrico.
    (SFC,10/30/97, p.A26)

1957        The film “Glimpse of the Garden" was produced. In 2007 it was added as a classic to the American national registry.
    (SFC, 12/28/07, p.E3)

1957        The film "Gun Battle at Monterey" was filmed at Monterey, Ca.
    (SSFC, 2/29/04, p.C5)

1957        The film “Gun for a Coward" starred Fred MacMurray and was directed by Abner Biberman.
    (www.imdb.com/title/tt0049285/)

1957        The film “Hatful of Rain" starred Anthony Franciosa (1928-2006) and was directed by Frank Zinnemann. It was based on a Broadway play by Michael Gazzo.
    (SFC, 1/21/06, p.B5)(MoTV, 1977, p.306)

1957        Robert Mitchum played in the film "Heaven Knows Mr. Allison."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1957        The film "The Helen Morgan Story" was a biopic on torch singer Helen Morgan and featured Ann Blyth and Paul Newman. The screenplay was by Dean Riesner (d.2002 at 83). Gogi Grant did the singing for Blyth.
    (SFC, 9/3/02, p.A20)(SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)(SFC, 3/17/16, p.D5)

1957        The film "Hellcats of the Navy" starred Arthur Franz, Ronald Reagan and his wife Nancy Davis.
    (SFEC, 11/3/96, DB p.54)(SFC, 6/20/06, p.B5)

1957        The film "Il Grido" (The City) starred Steve Cochran and was directed by Michelangelo Antonioni.
    (SFEC, 1/17/99, DB p.43)

1957        The film "Island in the Sun" starred Dolores Dandridge, Harry Belafonte, John Justin and Joan Fontaine. It was directed by Robert Rossen and was filmed in Barbados and Grenada.
    (SFEC, 8/15/99, DB p.45)

1957        The black and white film "I Was a Teenage Frankenstein" was directed by Herbert L. Strock.
    (TVM, 1977, p.343)

1957        The film "I Was a Teenage Werewolf" starred Michael Landon and was directed by Gene Fowler (d.1998 at 80). It was produced by Herman Cohen.
    (SFC, 3/7/98, p.E1)(SFC, 5/15/98, p.D7)(SFC, 6/10/02, p.B6)

1957        The black and white film "Invasion of the Saucer Men" was about Martians menacing a lover’s lane.
    (SFC, 3/7/98, p.E1)

1957        The film "Jailhouse Rock" with Elvis Presley was produced. In 2004 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFEC, 8/3/97, DB p.35)(SFC, 12/31/04, p.E6)

1957        The film "The James Dean Story" was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)

1957        Walt Disney's movie "Johnny Tremain" was released in movie theaters.
    (DTnet, 6/19/97)

1957        The film "The Joker Is Wild" starred Frank Sinatra and Jeanne Crain.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)(SFC, 12/15/03, p.A24)

1957        The Polish film "Kanal" was made by Andrzej Wajda.
    (SFEC, 3/19/00, DB p.52)

1957        The film "A King in New York" was made by Charlie Chaplin.
    (SFEC, 12/13/98, BR p.6)

1957        The Japanese film "Kisses" by Yasuzo Masumura (d.1986 at 62) marked the director’s  debut.
    (SFC, 9/2/97, p.E1)

1957        The film "Kiss Them for Me" starred Carry Grant and Suzy Parker. It featured the film debut of Ray Walston.
    (SFC, 1/3/01, p.A17)(SFC, 5/6/03, p.A16)

1957        The sci-fi film "Kronos" was produced.
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, Par p.8)

1957        The Italian film "La Grande Strada Azzurra" ("The Wide Blue Road") starred Yves Montand and Alida Valli. The tale of a fishing community was directed by Gillo Pontecorvo (1919-2006).
    (AP, 10/13/06)

1957        The French film "Les Miserables" was produced.
    (SFC, 3/18/02, p.D6)

1957        The film "Les Mistons" was the first film directed by Francois Truffaut.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)

1957        The film "Let’s All Go to the Lobby" was produced. In 2000 it was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/28/00, p.D5)

1957        The film "Look Homeward Angel" was directed by George Roy Hill and based on a novel by Thomas Wolfe.
    (SFC, 12/28/02, p.A2)

1957        The film "Love in the Afternoon" starred Gary Cooper and Audrey Hepburn and was directed by Billy Wilder.
    (TVM, 1975, p.342)(SFC, 3/29/02, p.A14)

1957        The film "Loving You" with Elvis Presley was produced. It featured his parents as extras.
    (SFEC, 3/9/96, Z1 p.5)

1957        The film "The Lower Depths" starred Toshiro Mifune in a version of the Gorky story. It was directed by Akira Kurosawa.
    (SFC,12/25/97, p.A25)(SFC, 9/7/98, p.A21)

1957        The film "A Man Escaped" by Robert Bresson was based on the true story of French General Andre Devigny. Bresson won the best director award at Cannes for his work.
    (SFC, 2/19/99, p.E2)

1957        The film "Man in the Shadow" starred Jeff Chandler and Orson Welles.
    (SFEC, 6/28/98, DB p.55)

1957        The film "Man of a Thousand Faces" starred Dorothy Malone, Jane Greer and James Cagney as Lon Chaney. The screenplay was by Ivan Goff (d.1999 at 89) and Ben Roberts. It was directed by Joseph Pevney.
    (TVM, 1975, p.360)(SFC, 9/25/99, p.A21)

1957        The noir film "The Midnight Story" starred Tony Curtis.
    (SFC, 1/14/03, p.D2)

1957        The film "Monkey on My Back" starred Cameron Mitchell as a boxer addicted to morphine. It was directed by Andre de Toth.
    (SFC, 11/1/02, p.A28)

1957        The French film "The Night Heaven Fell" (Les Bijoutiers du Clair-de-lune) was directed by Roger Vadim.
    (SFC, 2/12/00, p.A21)

1957        Jimmy Stewart starred in the film "Night Passage."
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1957        The film "Nights of Cabiria" by Federico Fellini featured his wife, Giulietta Masina, as a Roman prostitute.
    (WSJ, 8/7/98, p.W4)

1957        The French film "No Sun in Venice" (Sait-on Jamais?) was directed by Roger Vadim.
    (SFC, 2/12/00, p.A21)

1957        The film "Old Yeller" starred Tomy Kirk, Fess Parker and Dorothy McGuire and the dog named Spike. It was set in Texas in 1869.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)(SFEC, 8/23/98, DB p.63)

1957        The film Omar Khayyam starred Debra Paget.
    (SSFC, 8/15/04, Par p.2)

1957        The UN produced film "Out" was about Hungarian refugees with a script by John Hersey.
    (SFC, 8/26/97, p.E4)

1957        The film "The Pajama Game" starred Doris Day, Carol Haney and John Raitt.
    (SFEC, 11/8/98, DB p.40)

1957        The film "Pal Joey" starred Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak and Rita Hayworth. It was an adaptation of a Rogers and Hart musical.
    (SFC, 1/15/98, p.E7)(SFC, 10/22/99, p.C3)

1957        The film "The Parson and the Outlaw" starred Buddy Rogers.
    (SFC, 4/22/99, p.D2)

1957        The film "Pather Panchali from India" was directed by Satyajit Ray.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.44)

1957        The film "Paths of Glory" was about a WW I mutiny within a French army unit. It starred Kirk Douglas and was directed by Stanley Kubrick. It was banned in France by Pres. Charles de Gaulle.
    (SFEC, 2/9/97, DB p.58)

1957        The film "Peyton Place" starred Hope Lange (d.2003 at 70) and Lee Philips (d.1999 at 72).
    (SFC, 3/12/99, p.A23)(SFC, 12/22/03, p.A20)

1957        The film "Pride and the Passion" starred Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra and Sophia Loren. It was directed by Stanley Kramer.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)(SFC, 9/5/00, p.A24)(SFC, 2/21/01, p.A18)(TVM, 1975, p.454)

1957        The film "Raintree County" starred Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Eva Marie Saint and Lee Marvin. It was directed by Edward Dmytryk.
    (TVM, 1975, p.466)(SFC, 7/3/99, p.A21)

1957        The film "Saint Joan" starred Jean Seberg and Richard Widmark. It was directed by Otto Preminger and was an adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's play "St. Joan" about Joan of Arc.
    (SFEC, 12/5/99, DB p.59)(SFC, 3/27/08, p.A2)

1957        The film "Sayanora" starred Miyoshi Umeki (1929-2007) and Red Buttons. It was based on a novel by James Michener. Umeki and Buttons won Oscars for their supporting roles.
    (SFEC, 9/26/99, DB p.44)(SFC, 9/12/07, p.A17)

1957        The dance musical film "Silk Stockings" starred Cyd Charisse and Fred Astaire. It was directed by Rouben Mamoulian. It was a remake of the film "Ninotchka."
    (SFEC, 9/20/98, DB p.54)

1957        The film "Slaughter on Tenth Avenue" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1957        The film “Slippery When Wet" was shot by Bruce Brown. Dale Velzy (1927-2005), pioneer surfboard builder, helped launch the surfing-movie genre by funding Brown to shoot the film in Hawaii.
    (SFC, 5/31/05, p.B4)

1957        The film "Something of Value" starred Wendy Hiller.
    (SFC, 5/17/03, p.A16)

1957        The film "The Spirit of St. Louis" starred Jimmy Stewart and was directed by Billy Wilder.
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)(SFC, 3/29/02, p.A14)

1957        The western film "Spoilers of the Forest" starred Rod Cameron, Hillary Brooke (d.1999 at 84) and Vera Ralston.
    (SFC, 6/2/99, p.C7)

1957        The film "Spring Reunion" starred Betty Hutton and Dana Andrews.
    (SFEC, 8/6/00, DB p.60)

1957        The film "The Story of Mankind" starred Hedy Lamarr.
    (SFC, 1/20/00, p.A10)

1957        The 3* drama film "The Sun Also Rises" with Tyrone Power was based on the Hemingway novel.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)

1957        The film "The Sweet Smell of Success" starred Tony Curtis and Burt Lancaster as gossip columnist J.J. Hunsecker. The music was by jazz drummer Chico Hamilton. It was based on a 1950 novella “Tell Me About It Tomorrow" by Ernest Lehman, who was co-screenwriter with Clifford Odets. It was directed by Alexander Mackendrick (d.1993).
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)(SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.48)(SFEC, 10/17/99, DB p.46)(SSFC, 3/18/01, DB p.47)(WSJ, 3/25/02, p.A16)(SFC, 7/6/05, p.B7)

1957        The film "Syanora" starred Red Buttons and Miyoshi Umeki. Buttons and Umeki won Oscars.
    (SFEC, 3/29/98, DB p.58)

1957        The film "Tall T" starred Randolph Scott and Maureen O’Sullivan. It was shot in Lone Pine, Ca. and was directed by Bud Boetticher. In 2000 it was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.
    (SFEC, 8/17/97, p.T3)(SJM, 6/24/98, p.4A)(SFC, 12/28/00, p.D5)

1957        The film "Tammy and the Bachelor" starred Debbie Reynolds.
    (SFEC, 1/5/97, DB p.28)

1957        The film "Tarnished Angels" with Rock Hudson, Dorothy Malone and Robert Stack was produced. It was based on "Pylon" by William Faulkner and was directed by Douglas Sirk.
    (SFEM, 12/8/96, p.8)(SFC, 7/28/99, p.E1)

1957        The film "Tattered Dress" starred Jeanne Crain and Jeff Chandler.
    (SFC, 12/15/03, p.A24)

1957        The film "Teenage Doll" by Roger Corman was about a restless teenager who joins a girl gang.
    (SFEM, 8/16/98, p.3)(SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.52)

1957        The film “This Could Be the Night" starred Anthony Franciosa.
    (SFC, 1/21/06, p.B5)

1957        The French film “Three Days to Live" starred Leno Ventura and Jeanne Moreau.
    (SFC, 10/31/15, p.E4)

1957        The Japanese film "Throne of Blood" (Kumonosujo) starred Toshiro Mifune in the Kurosawa directed reworking of Macbeth in the stylized manner of Noh drama. It was directed by Akira Kurosawa.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.44)(SFC,12/25/97, p.A25)(SFC, 9/7/98, p.A21)

1957        The film "Thunder Road" with Robert Mitchum was produced. It was about moonshiners in the hills of the Smokey Mountains.
    (DFP, 7/28/96, p.J3)

1957        The film "3:10 to Yuma" with Van Heflin and Glenn Ford was produced. It was based on a novel by Elmore Leonard.
    (SFEC, 11/3/96, DB p.51)(SFEC, 12/27/98, BR p.6)

1957        The film “Time Limit" starred Richard Widmark and was directed by Karl Malden. It was based on a 1956 court-martial drama by Henry Denker about a US prisoner in Korea suspected of treason.
    (SFC, 5/24/12, p.C5)

1957        The film “Tin Star" starred Henry Fonda, Anthony Perkins and Betsy Palmer.
    (MoTV, 1977, p.733)

1957        The Sidney Lumet film drama "Twelve Angry Men" starred Henry Fonda and E.G. Marshall and John Fiedler (1925-2005). It was based on the 1954 teleplay for "Studio One" by Reginald Rose." In 2007 it was added as a classic to the American national registry.
    (SFEC, 12/22/96, DB p.51,52)(WSJ, 8/11/97, p.A12)(SFC, 6/30/05, p.B6)(SFC, 12/28/07, p.E3)

1957        The film “20 Million Miles to Earth" was produced. Ray Harryhausen (b.1920) was responsible for the special effects.
    (SFC, 2/27/08, p.E5)

1957        The sci-fi film "The 27th Day" starred Gene Barry. It was based on a novel by John Mantley (d.2003).
    (TVM, 1977, p.752)

1957        The film “The Unholy Wife" starred Diana Dors and Rod Steiger. It was set in the wine country of California’s Napa and Central Valleys.
    (SFC, 6/22/06, p.F3)

1957        The Japanese film “Untamed" starred Tatsuya Nakadai and was directed by Mikio Naruse.
    (WSJ, 7/2/08, p.B13)

1957        The film “Until They Sail" starred Paul Newman and featured the debut of Sandra Dee.
    (SFC, 2/21/05, p.A2)(SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1957        The film "Voodoo Island" starred Boris Karloff. It was filmed on Kauai, Hawaii.
    (TVM, 1975, p.628)(SFEC, 9/6/98, p.T4)

1957        The film "The Wayward Bus" starred Jayne Mansfield, Joan Collins and Dan Daily. It was based on a novel by John Steinbeck.
    (SFEC, 6/21/98, DB p.51)

1957        The cartoon film "What’s Opera Doc" with Bugs Bunny was produced. It was later selected as a Library of Congress film classic.
    (SFC, 1/21/98, p.E1,6)

1957        The film "White Nights" starred Marcello Mastroianni and Maria Schell.
    (SFC, 1/11/00, p.B6)

1957        The film “Wild Is the Wind" starred Anthony Franciosa.
    (SFC, 1/21/06, p.B5)

1957        The Swedish film “Wild Strawberries" was directed by Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007).
    (SFC, 7/31/07, p.E3)

1957        The film "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter" was produced. In 2000 it was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/28/00, p.D5)

1957        The film "Witness for the Prosecution" starred Charles Laughton and was directed by Billy Wilder.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.49)(SFEC, 4/23/00, DB p.46)

1957        The film "Woman in a Dressing Gown" was directed by J. Lee Thompson.
    (SFC, 9/9/02, p.A22)

1957        Erich von Stroheim (b.1885), actor and director, died in Paris. In 2000 Arthur Lennig published the biography "Stroheim."
    (WSJ, 2/23/00, p.A20)

1958        Mar 19, The film "South Pacific," with Mitzi Gaynor, was released. It was adapted from the Rodgers and Hammerstein stage musical.
    (AP, 3/19/08)(SSFC, 6/29/08, DB p.58)
1958        Mar 26, In the 30th Academy Awards "The Bridge on the River Kwai" won 7 Awards, including best picture of 1957; its director, David Lean, and star Alec Guinness also received Oscars. Joanne Woodward was named best actress for "The Three Faces of Eve."
    (AP, 3/26/08)
1958        Apr 23, The film noir thriller "Touch of Evil," starring Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh and Orson Welles, who also directed, was released.
    (AP, 4/23/08)
1958        May 9, The film "Vertigo" with James Stewart and Kim Novak was released. It was directed by Alfred Hitchcock and had been shot in the SF Bay Area. "Vertigo" premiered in San Francisco.
    (SFEC, 8/11/96, DB, p.39)(AP, 5/9/08)
1958        May 15, The MGM movie musical "Gigi," starring Leslie Caron as a young French courtesan-in-training, was released.
    (AP, 5/15/08)
1958        Jul 16, The science-fiction film "The Fly" opened in San Francisco.
    (AP, 7/16/08)
1958        Sep 12, The science-fiction movie "The Blob," starring Steve McQueen, billed as "Steven," was released.
    (AP, 9/12/08)

1958        The film "Andy Hardy Comes Home" starred Mickey Rooney.
    (SSFC, 3/11/01, DB p.61)

1958        A 2nd film "Anna Lucasta" starred Eartha Kitt, Sammy Davis Jr. and Rosetta LeNoire (d.2002). It was directed by Arnold Laven. It was based on a play by Philip Yordan (d.2003). A 1949 version had an all-white cast.
    (TVM, 1975, p.19)(SFC, 3/20/02, p.A25)(SSFC, 4/6/03, p.A23)

1958        The Polish film "Ashes and Diamonds" was made by Andrzej Wajda.
    (SFEC, 3/19/00, DB p.52)

1958        The movie "Attack of the 50 Foot Woman" was released May 19 in the movie theaters in USA.
    (DTnet, 5/19/97)

1958        The film "Auntie Mame" starred Rosalind Russell. It was ranked 48th most funny film in 2000. "Life is a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death."
    (SFC, 6/15/00, p.E3)(SSFC, 4/1/01, DB p.37)

1958        The French film "Le Beau Serge" starred Gerard Blain (d.2000) and was directed by Claude Chabrol.
    (SFC, 12/19/00, p.B5)

1958        Jimmy Stewart starred in the film "Bell, Book and Candle."
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1958        The film “The Big Beat" featured Fats Domino, Gogi Grant and other performers.
    (SFC, 3/17/16, p.D5)

1958        The film "The Big Country" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, Par p.18)

1958        The film "Big Deal on Madonna Street" starred Vittorio Gassman and Toto. It was directed by Mario Monicelli.
    (SFC, 6/30/00, p.D7)(SFC, 1/31/01, p.D1)

1958        The science-fiction movie "The Blob," starring Steve McQueen, billed as "Steven," was released.
    (AP, 9/12/08)

1958        The film "The Bravados" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1958        The Swedish film "Brink of Life" was directed by Ingmar Bergman. Ingrid Thulin, Bibi Andersson and Eva Dahlbeck won Cannes Film Festival best actress awards for their work.
    (SFC, 1/9/04, p.A21)

1958        The film "Carmen Jones" was based on the 1943 musical "Carmen Jones" was based on Bizet’s 1875 opera "Carmen" in turn based on the 1845 novella by Prosper Merimee.
    (SFC, 10/24/96, p.D1) (WSJ, 2/5/97, p.A16)

1958        The film "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" starred Liz Taylor and Paul Newman. It was based on a play by Tennessee Williams and was adopted for cable TV in 1985.
    (SFEC, 5/23/99, DB p.52)(SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1958        Marcel Carne (1906-1990), French film director, made "The Cheaters" (Les Tricheurs) with Jean-Paul Belmondo.
    (SFC, 11/1/96, p.A28)

1958        The film "Crash Landing" was the last movie for Nancy Reagan.
    (SFEC, 1/11/98, Z1 p.8)

1958        The film "Damn Yankees" starred Ray Walston (d.2000 at 86), Gwen Verdon (d.2000 at 75) and was choreographed by Bob Fosse.
    (SFEC, 11/8/98, DB p.40)(SFC, 10/19/00, p.D3)(SFC, 1/3/01, p.A17)

1958        The film "The Defiant Ones" starred Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier and Theodore Bikel. It was directed by Stanley Kramer.
    (TVM, 1975, p.133)(SFEC, 11/1/98, Par p.18)(SFEC, 1/24/99, DB p.37)

1958        The Czechoslovakian film "The Fabulous World of Jules Verne" was produced.
    (SFEM, 2/6/99, p.4)

1958        The British film "Dracula" was produced.  The score was by James Bernard.
    (SFC, 7/18/01, p.C16)

1958        The film "The Female Animal" starred Hedy Lamarr.
    (SFC, 1/20/00, p.A10)

1958        The film "Friend Without a Face" was produced.
    (WSJ, 2/9/00, p.W7)

1958        The sci-fi film "The Fly" was produced.
    (SFEM, 4/13/97, p.6)

1958        The film "The Geisha Boy" starred Jerry Lewis.
    (SFEC, 9/6/98, Par p.14)

1958        The film "The Gift of Love" with Lauren Bacall was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.6)

1958        The Vincente Minnelli film "Gigi" was produced and won 9 Oscars. It was later selected as a Library of Congress film classic. Maurice Chevalier (1889-1972) sang “Thank Heaven for Little Girls."
    (SFC, 3/25/97, p.A15)(SFC, 1/21/98, p.E1,6)

1958        The film "The Goddess" starred Kim Stanley (d.2001 at 76).
    (SFC, 8/25/01, p.A18)

1958        The Japanese film "The Hidden Fortress" starred Toshiro Mifune and was directed by Akira Kurosawa. It served as an inspiration for "Star Wars."
    (SFC,12/25/97, p.A25)

1958        The film "The Horse’s Mouth" starred Alec Guiness as a lunatic painter. It was based on a novel by Joyce Cary.
    (WSJ, 2/16/00, p.W9)

1958        The film "House on Haunted Hill" starred Vincent Price and was directed by William Castle (d.1977).
    (SFC, 8/10/99, p.B1)

1958        The film "How to Steal a Million" starred Audrey Hepburn. Her Hubert de Givenchy suit was auctioned in 1997 for $10,350. The suit was part of Saint Laurent’s first collection as the successor to Christian Dior.
    (SFC,10/31/97, p.C2)

1958        Robert Mitchum played in the film "The Hunters."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1958        The film "Ice Cold in Alex" was directed by J. Lee Thompson.
    (SFC, 9/9/02, p.A22)

1958        The film "It Happened to Jane" starred Doris Day, Jack Lemmon and Casey Adams (Max Showalter).
    (SFC, 8/3/00, p.D2)

1958        The film "I Want To Live" starred Susan Hayward as the death-row inmate Barbara Graham, executed in 1955 for the murder of a wealthy, disabled Burbank widow. It was directed by Robert Wise and based on the Santo gang murder trial in Nevada County.
    (TVM, 1975, p.270)(SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.49)(SFC, 7/15/98, p.A20)

1958        The film "King Creole" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1958        The film "Kings Go Forth" starred Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1958        The film "The Lady Takes a Flyer" starred Richard Denning, Lana Turner and Jeff Chandler. It was directed by Jack Arnold.
    (SFC, 10/13/98, p.A22)(TVM, 1975, p.315)

1958        The film "The Left-Handed Gun" was written by Leslie Stevens. Arthur Penn directed the film with Paul Newman as Billy the Kid.
    (SFC, 4/14/96, EM, p.25)(SFC, 6/19/97, p.A22)(SFC, 4/29/98, p.C2)

1958        The film "Let’s Rock" starred Della Reese.
    (SFEC, 1/19/97, Par p.22)(SSFC, 12/17/00, Par p.5)

1958        The film "The Lineup" with Eli Wallach and Warner Anderson was released. It was directed by Don Siegel and had been shot in the SF Bay Area.
    (SFEC, 8/11/96, DB, p.39)

1958        The film “Lonelyhearts" starred Maureen Stapleton (1925-2006).
    (SFC, 3/14/06, p.B5)

1958        The film "The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold" starred Clayton Moore.
    (SFC, 12/29/99, p.A11)

1958        The film "The Long Hot Summer" starred Angela Lansbury, Tony Franciosa and Paul Newman.
    (SFEC, 12/8/96, Par p.18)(SFC, 1/21/06, p.B5)(SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1958        The film "Look Back in Anger" starred Richard Burton as Jimmy Porter, Britain’s original "angry young man." It was based on a play by John Osborne.
    (WSJ, 4/21/00, p.W4)

1958        The horror film "Macabre" was directed by William Castle.
    (SFC, 8/10/99, p.B5)

1958        The film "Machine Gun Kelly" was produced.
    (SFC, 10/29/96, p.B2)

1958        The film "Marjorie Morningstar" starred Gene Kelly and Lezly Ziering.
    (SSFC, 7/20/03, p.C9)

1958        The Indian film “Mother India," directed by Mehboob Khan, was nominated for an Oscar.
    (Econ, 2/9/08, p.72)

1958        The French film “Night Heat" starred Mylene Demongeot.
    (SFC, 10/31/15, p.E4)

1958        The British film "A Night to Remember" was about the Titanic. It was based on the 1955 best seller by Walter Lord (d.2002). It starred Kenneth More, Honor Blackman, David McCallum and George Rose. The screenplay was by Eric Ambler.
    (SFEC,12/797, DB p.41)(SFC, 1/2/98, p.C15)(SFC, 10/24/98, p.A22)(SFC, 5/21/02, p.A21)

1958        The film "Onionhead" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1958        The UN produced the film "Overture." It was directed by Thorold Dickinson and featured Beethoven’s Egmont Overture against a background of war, hunger and poverty.
    (SFC, 8/26/97, p.E4)

1958        The film "Paris Holiday" featured Bob Hope.
    (SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)

1958        The film “Party Girl" starred Cyd Charisse.
    (SFC, 4/2/08, p.B9)

1958        The film "Passport to Shame" featured Jackie Collins (17).
    (SSFC, 8/4/02, Par p.14)

1958        The film “Queen of Outer Space" starred Zsa Zsa Gabor.
    (SSFC, 10/9/11, p.A12)

1958        The film “Rally ‘Round the Flag Boys!" starred Paul Newman.
    (SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1958        The film "Raw Wind in Eden" starred Esther Williams and Jeff Chandler.
    (SFC, 9/6/99, p.B1)

1958        The MGM film “The Reluctant Debutante" featured Sandra Dee.
    (SFC, 2/21/05, p.A2)

1958        The Revenge of Frankenstein was a British Hammer Film production.
    (SFEC, 12/15/96, DB p.67)

1958        The film "Ride a Crooked Trail" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1958        The film "Rock You Sinners" featured Jackie Collins (17).
    (SSFC, 8/4/02, Par p.14)

1958        The film "Run Silent, Run Deep" starred Burt Lancaster, Clark Gable and Brad Dexter. It was directed by Robert Ryan. It was based on the 1955 novel by US Navy Capt. Edward L. Beach Jr.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Run_Silent,_Run_Deep)(SFC, 9/16/05, p.B8)

1958        The film "The Safecracker" featured Jackie Collins.
    (SSFC, 8/4/02, Par p.14)

1958        The film "Separate Tables" starred Burt Lancaster, Rita Hayworth, Deborah Kerr, David Niven and Wendy Hiller. Niven won a best actor Oscar for his performance and Hiller won for best supporting actress. It was directed by Delbert Mann.
    (SFC, 1/16/01, p.C4)(SSFC, 2/4/01, DB p.67)(SFC, 5/17/03, p.A16)(SFC, 11/13/07, p.D9)

1958        The film “The 7th Voyage of Sinbad" starred Kerwin Matthews (d.2007). The film was made for $650,000 and featured special effects by Ray Harryhousen.
    (SSFC, 5/16/04, p.M6)(SSFC, 7/8/07, p.B6)

1958        The film "Some Came Running" starred Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, and Dean Martin. It was directed by Vincente Minnelli.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)(MoTV, 1977, p.660)

1958        The film "Some Like It Hot" with Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis Jack Lemmon and Richard Denning (d.1998 at 85) was directed by Billy Wilder. It was set at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego and based on a story by Robert Thoeren. It was rated #14 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (SFC, 8/12/96, p.A6)(WSJ, 10/25/96, p.B9)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 10/13/98, p.A22)(SSFC, 2/11/01, DB p.47)

1958        The film “South Pacific" starred John Kerr and Mitzi Gaynor. It was filmed on the island of Kauai, Ha.
    (SFEC, 9/7/97, p.T9)(SSFC, 8/29/04, Par p.2)(SSFC, 6/29/08, DB p.58)

1958        The film "Stage Struck" starred Christopher Plummer and Sallie Gracie.
    (SFC, 8/18/01, p.E3)(SSFC, 1/12/03, Par p.20)

1958        The film "Teacher’s Pet" starred Doris Day and Clark Gable.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.48)

1958        The film "Ten North Frederick" starred Gary Cooper, Geraldine Fitzgerald and Suzy Parker.
    (SFC, 5/6/03, p.A16)(SFC, 7/20/05, p.B7)

1958        The film "Thunder Road" starred Robert Mitchum.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1958        The film “Too Much Too Soon" starred Dorothy Malone and Errol Flynn. It was based on the autobiography of diana Barrymore.
    (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052302/)   

1958        The film "Touch of Evil" starred Orson Welles, Janet Leigh and Charlton Heston. It was also directed by Welles. It was later selected as a Library of Congress film classic. In Dec. 1957 Wells wrote a memo of 47 specific changes that he wished to make in the film that involved the continuity of cuts and music cues.
    (SFC,10/24/97, p.C8)(SFC, 1/21/98, p.E1,6)(SFEC, 2/8/98, DB p.57)

1958        Roman Polanski shot his student film "Two men and a Wardrobe" in Poland.
    (WSJ, 10/29/03, p.D10)

1958        The film "Verboten" was directed by Sam Fuller.
    (SFC, 7/2/02, p.D5)

1958        The 4* film "Vertigo" with James Stewart and Kim Novak was released. It was directed by Alfred Hitchcock and had been shot in the SF Bay Area. A detective afraid of heights falls for a woman he is hired to protect. It was rated #61 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. Dan Auiler later authored "Vertigo: The Making of a Hitchcock Classic." In 2001 it was rated the #18 most thrilling film.
    (SFC, 5/19/96,Mag,p.27)(SFEC, 8/11/96, DB, p.39)(WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 5/27/00, p.A26)

1958        The film "The Vikings" starred Kirk Douglas, Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis.
    (WSJ, 1/8/99, p.A8)(SFC, 10/5/04, p.A2)

1958        The film "Voice in the Mirror" starred Walter Matthau and Julie London. London wrote and sang the title song. The film was about Alcoholics Anonymous.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

c1958        The film "What Men Go For" was produced.
    (WSJ, 7/20/01, p.A4)

1958        The Disney documentary "White Wilderness" was produced and featured a mass suicide of lemmings herded off a cliff by the film maker supporting the myth of lemming foolishness and proclivity to mass suicide.
    (SFC, 12/4/94, p. S-4)

1958        The film "Wild Heritage" starred Maureen O’Sullivan.
    (SJM, 6/24/98, p.4A)

1958        The film "The Wind Cannot Read" starred Dirk Bogarde and was directed by Ralph Thomas.
    (SFC, 3/22/01, p.A20)

1958        The film "Witness for the Prosecution" starred Marlene Dietrich and Tyrone Power and was directed by Billy Wilder.
    (TVM, 1975, p.653)(SFC, 3/29/02, p.A14)

1958        The film "The Young Lions" starred Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, Dean Martin and Hope Lange. It was directed by Edward Dmytryk. It was based on a novel by Irvin Shaw. Maximilian Schell made his Hollywood debut.
    (TVM, 1975, p.665)(SFC, 7/3/99, p.A21)(SSFC, 2/2/14, p.C5)

1958        The "Film Quarterly" began publishing from UC Berkeley under editor Ernest Callenbach. In 1999 Brian Henderson and Ann Martin edited "Film Quarterly: Forty Years - A Selection."
    (SFEC, 3/7/99, BR p.3)(SFEC, 8/22/99, BR p.5)

1959        Jan 21, Cecil Blount de Mille (Cecil B. DeMille), one of Hollywood’s most successful filmmakers, died at age 77. He was also one of the toughest. He once said to his staff, "You are here to please me. Nothing else on earth matters." He produced the "The 10 Commandments." In 2004 Robert S. Birchard authored “Cecil B. DeMille’s Hollywood."
    (HNPD, 8/12/98)(HNQ, 10/27/98)(MC, 1/21/02)(WSJ, 7/14/04, p.D14)

1959        Apr 6, In the 31st Academy Awards "Gigi," Susan Hayward and David Niven won.
    (MC, 4/6/02)

1959        The film "Al Capone starred Rod Steiger.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.18)

1959        The film "Alias Jesse James" featured Bob Hope.
    (SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)

1959        The film "Anatomy of a Murder starred Jimmy Stewart and George C. Scott.
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)(SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1959        The film "The Angry Hills" starred Robert Mitchum.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1959        The film "Beloved Infidel" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1959        The William Wyler film "Ben Hur" with Charlton Heston was directed by William Wyler. It won 11 Oscars. Art director Edward C. Carfagno won an Academy Award for his work. It was based on the 1880 novel by Lew Wallace. It was rated #72 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. In 2001 it was rated the #49 most thrilling film. In 2004 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 1/2/97, p.A20)(HT, 3/97, p.66)(SFC, 3/25/97, p.A15)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)(SFC, 12/31/04, p.E6)

1959        The film "The Best of Everything" starred Joan Crawford as an editor in a NT publishing house along with Hope Lange. It was based on the 1958 novel by Rona Jaffe (d.2005).
    (WSJ, 9/3/99, p.W2)(SFC, 12/22/03, p.A20)(SSFC, 1/1/05, p.B6)

1959        The film "Black Orpheus" was directed by Marcel Camus. It featured the music of Luis Floriano Bonfa (d.2001 at 78).
    (SFC, 1/13/01, p.A24)

1959        The film "Breathless" starred Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg. It was directed by Jean-Luc Godard.
    (SFC, 12/9/00, p.B5)

1959        The film "Career" starred Dean martin and Anthony Franciosa.
    (SFC, 11/20/96, p.E3)

1959        The film "Compulsion" starred E.G. Marshall and Lillian Dillman Amark.
    (SFC, 10/12/97, Par p.22)(SFC, 6/23/00, p.D5)

1959        The film "Cousins" starred Gerard Blain and was directed by Claude Chabrol. The music was by Paul Misraki.
    (SFC, 11/3/98, p.C2)(SFC, 12/19/00, p.B5)

1959        The film "Crimson Kimono" was directed by Sam Fuller. LA detectives investigate a stripper’s murder.
    (SFC,12/5/97, p.C12)

1959        The French film "Dangerous Liaisons" (Les Liaisons Dangereuses) was directed by Roger Vadim.
    (SFC, 2/12/00, p.A21)

1959        The Disney film "Darby O’Gill and the Little People" featured Sean Connery.
    (SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.57)

1959        The film “The Diary of Anne Frank" featured Shelley Winters.
    (SSFC, 1/15/06, p.B7)

1959        The film "The FBI Story" starred Jimmy Stewart and Larry Pennell. Ronald Reagan had tried to get the role of Crandall played by Pennell.
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)(SSFC, 6/9/02, p.F3)

1959        The film "Flame Over India" with Lauren Bacall was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.7)

1959        The underground classic film "The Flesh Eaters" was made by Bernard J. Cherin (d.1999 at 73).
    (SFC, 1/19/99, p.A16)

1959         The French film "The 400 Blows" (Les Quatre Cents Coups) with Jean-Pierre Leaud was the first feature film by Francois Truffaut (1932-1984). Truffaut won the best director award at this year’s Cannes film festival.
    {France, Film}
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7ois_Truffaut)(WSJ, 4/3/98, p.W4)

1959        The film "The Fugitive Kind" featured Sallie Gracie.
    (SFC, 8/18/01, p.E3)

1959        The film "The Gene Kruppa Story" starred Sal Mineo, James Darren and Bobby Troup as Tommy Dorsey. It was directed by Don Weis.
    (TVM, 1975, p.204)(SFC, 2/11/99, p.A25)

1959        The film "Gidget" starred Cliff Robertson and Sandra Dee (1942-2005).
    (SFEC, 10/27/96, DB p.56)

1959        The film "Go, Johnny, Go" was a Ritchie Valens rock-o-rama.
    (SFC, 3/7/98, p.E1)

1959        The film "The Golden Fish" by Jacques Cousteau won an Academy Award.
    (SFC, 6/26/97, p.A7)

1959        The Italian film "The Great War" starred Alberto Sordi and Vittorio Gassman.
    (SFC, 12/1/97, p.E3)(SFC, 6/30/00, p.D7)

1959        The film “Green Mansions" starred Audrey Hepburn and was directed by her husband, Mel Ferrer.
    (SFC, 6/4/08, p.B11)

1959        The film "The Hanging Tree" with George C. Scott was shot near Yakima.
    (PNI, 2/5/97, p.14)

1959        The film "Hercules" starred Steve Reeves.
    (SFC, 5/4/00, p.C4)

1959        The sci-fi film "The Hideous Sun Demon" was produced. It was about a man who turned into a reptilian monster by the blaze of the sun.
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, Par p.8)

1959        The film "A Hole in the Head" starred Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1959        The British comedy film "I’m All Right Jack" was produced by the twin Boulting brothers.
    (SFC, 11/12/01, p.A19)

1959        The remade film "Imitation of Life" was directed by Douglas Sirk and starred Lana Turner, Sandra Dee, Juanita Moore, Susan Kohner and John Gavin.
    (TVM, 1975, p.274)(SFC, 1/30/98, p.E17)(SFEC, 11/7/99, DB p.49)

1959        Russ Meyer produced his 1st film “The Immortal Mr. Teas." This inaugurated the “nudie-cutie" genre.
    (SSFC, 7/10/05, p.E4)

1959        The film "Jazz on a Summer's Day" was produced and added to the National Film Registry in 1999.
    (SFC, 11/18/99, p.E10)

1959        The 2 1/2* film "Jean Paul Jones" starred Robert Stack and was directed by John Farrow.
    (TVM, 1975, p.294)

1959        The film "The Journey" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1959        The film "Journey to the Center of the Earth" starred James Mason, Pat Boone and Diane Baker. It was based on the novel by Jules Verne.
    (WSJ, 9/10/99, p.W11C)

1959        The Italian film "Kapo" told the story of a Jewish girl trying to escape from a concentration camp. It was directed by Gillo Pontecorvo (1919-2006).
    (AP, 10/13/06)

1959        The sci-fi film "Leech Woman" was produced.
    (SFEM, 4/13/97, p.A6)

1959        The film "Li’l Abner" featured Stubby Kaye (d.1997 at 79) as Marryin’ Sam. He sang the song "Jubilation T. Cornpone."
    (SFC,12/16/97, p.B4)

1959        The film "The Mating Game" starred Debbie Reynolds, Tony Randall and Paul Douglas. It was produced by Philip Barry Jr. (d.1998 at 74).
    (SFC, 5/26/98, p.B2)

1959        The film “Middle of the Night" was directed by Delbert Mann.
    (SFC, 11/13/07, p.D9)

1959        The British film "The Mouse That Roared" starred Peter Sellers and was directed by Jack Arnold.
    (WSJ, 4/24/00, p.A36)

1959        The film "The Mummy" starred Christopher Lee (1922-2015).
    (SFEC, 5/16/99, DB p.56)(Econ, 6/20/15, p.90)

1959        The film “The Naked Maja" starred Ava Gardner Anthony Franciosa as the painter Goya.
    (SFC, 1/21/06, p.B5)(MoTV, 1977, p.501)

1959        The film "Never So Few" starred Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1959        The Alfred Hitchcock film "North by Northwest" starred Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, Josephine Hutchinson and Martin Landau. It was rated #40 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. Ernest Lehman wrote the original script. In 2001 it was rated the #4 most thrilling film.
    (SFC, 9/12/96, p.E3)(SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.49)(SFC, 6/11/98, p.C3)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFEC, 9/5/99, DB p.34)(SSFC, 3/18/01, DB p.47)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)(SFC, 7/17/17, p.A6)

1959        The film "The Nun’s Story" was produced.
    (SFC, 6/19/97, p.A22)

1959        The Japanese film “Odd Obsession" starred Tatsuya Nakadai and was directed by Kon Ichikawa.
    (WSJ, 7/2/08, p.B13)

1959        The film "Odds Against Tomorrow" with Harry Belafonte, Robert Ryan, Ed Begley, Shelley Winters and Gloria Grahame was directed by Robert Wise. It was a bitter study of race hatred.
    (SFEC, 12/22/96, DB p.51)(SFEM, 9/28/97, p.14)

1959        The film "On the Beach" starred Gregory Peck. It was directed by Stanley Kramer and partly shot in San Francisco.
    (SFEC, 8/17/97, BR p.5)(SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1959        The film "Operation Petticoat" starred Tony Curtis and Cary Grant.
    (SFEC, 1/24/99, DB p.37)

1959        The film “Peeping Tom" was directed by Michael Powell. It was about a young psychopath who uses a 16mm movie camera to film his victims while he is killing them.
    (WSJ, 11/20/07, p.D7)

1959        The French film "Pickpocket" was directed by Robert Bresson.
    (SFC, 12/22/99, p.A27)

1959        The film "Pillow Talk" starred Rock Hudson and Doris Day. The music was written by Frank DeVol.
    (WSJ, 4/4/97, p.A7)(SFC, 10/30/99, p.C2)

1959        The sci-fi film "Plan 9 from Outer Space" starred Conrad Brooks (Biedrzycki) and was directed by Edward D. Wood. It was later hailed as the worst movie ever made. The Baptist church was involved in the production.
    (SFC, 12/25/98, p.C21)(Econ, 3/17/07, p.69)

1959        The film "Pork Chop Hill" starred Gregory Peck and was directed by Lewis Milestone. The film also featured Norman Fell (d.1998 at 74). The film was set in the Korean War. Martin Landau (1928-2017) made his debut as a soldier in the film.
    (TVM, 1975, p.451)(SFC, 12/15/98, p.A30)(SFC, 7/17/17, p.A6)

1959        The film "Porgy and Bess" was produced by Samuel Goldwyn and Otto Preminger. It starred Sydney Poitier, Dorothy Dandridge, Sammy Davis Jr. and Pearl Bailey. Poitier later acquired the rights to the film and kept it out of circulation.
    (MT, Fall. ‘97, p.13)(SFEC, 8/15/99, DB p.45)

1959        The Western film "Ride Lonesome" starred Randolph Scott and featured the debut of James Coburn (1928-2002).
    (SFC, 11/19/02, p.A2)(SFC, 11/20/02, p.D3)

1959        The film "Rio Bravo" was starred John Wayne.
    (SFC, 6/19/97, p.A22)(SFEC, 3/5/00, Par p.2)

1959        John Cassavetes’ first film "Shadows" was about an interracial romance.
    (SFEC, 9/29/96, DB p.44)

1959        The film "Shake Hands with the Devil" starred Richard Harris.
    (SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)

1959        The Polish film "Shared Room" was directed by Wojciech Has.
    (SFC, 10/4/00, p.B2)

1959        The Hollywood film "Solomon and Sheba" was produced with Yul Brynner and Gina Lollobrigida.
    (Civilization, July-Aug, 1995, p. 14)

1959        The film "Some Came Running" starred Shirley MacLaine, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin. It was directed by Vincente Minnelli. It was based on a novel by James Jones.
    (SFEC, 3/5/00, DB p.43)

1959        The film "Some Like It Hot" featured Jack Lemmon, Marilyn Monroe and Tony Curtis. It was directed by Billy Wilder.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, Par p.22)(SFEC, 1/24/99, DB p.37)

1959        Cuban film director Tomas Gutierrez Alea produced his first feature film "Stories of the Revolution" (Historias de la Revolucion).
    (SFC, 9/24/96, p.E3)

1959        The film “The Story on Page One" starred Rita Hayworth and Anthony.
    (SFC, 1/21/06, p.B5)(MoTV, 1977, p.681)

1959        The film “A Stranger in My Arms" starred June Allyson and Sandra Dee.
    (SFC, 2/21/05, p.A2)

1959        The film "Suddenly Last Summer" starred Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn and Montgomery Clift. It was directed by Joseph L. Mankiewitz. It was based on a Tennessee Williams story with the screenplay by Gore Vidal.
    (TVM, 1975, p.556)(SFEC, 11/7/99, BR p.5)

1959        The film "A Summer Place" starred Sandra Dee and Troy Donohue. It was written, directed and produced by Delmer Daves.
    (SFC, 6/23/96, BR, p.32)(SFEC, 7/12/98, DB p.52)

1959        The film "Tiger Bay" starred Hayley Mills.
    (SFEC, 6/4/00, Par p.26)

1959        The film "Tamango" starred Dolores Dandridge and Curt Jurgens and was directed by John Berry. It was a French-Italian production of a 19th century slave-ship revolt based on a story by Prosper Merimee.
    (SFEC, 8/15/99, DB p.45)

1959        The film “This Earth Is Mine" starred Rock Hudson, Jean Simmons and Dorothy McGuire. It was directed by Henry King and was set in the wine country of California’s Napa Valley.
    (SFC, 6/22/06, p.F3)

1959        The film "Tiger Bay" was directed by J. Lee Thompson.
    (SFC, 9/9/02, p.A22)

1959        The film "The Tingler" starred Vincent Price.
    (SFEC, 8/6/00, DB p.63)

1959        The film "The Virgin Spring" with Max von Sydow was directed by Ingmar Bergman with photography by Sven Nykvist.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)

1959        The film “The Wild and the Innocent" starred Sandra Dee.
    (SFC, 2/21/05, p.A2)

1959        Robert Mitchum played in the film "The Wonderful Country." It was based on the book by Texas writer and artist Tom Lea (d.2001 at 93).
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1959        The film "The World of Apu" was directed by Satyajit Ray.
    (SFEC, 4/9/00, DB p.46)

1959        The film "The Wreck of the Mary Deare" starred Charlton Heston, Gary Cooper, Richard Harris and Michael Redgrave. It was directed by Michael Anderson and was based on the novel by Hammond Innes (d.1998 at 83). The screenplay was by Eric Ambler.
    (SFC, 6/12/98, p.A26)(TVM, 1975, p.658)(SFC, 10/24/98, p.A22)

1959        The film “The Young Philadelphians" starred Paul Newman.
    (SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1959-1961    The Japanese tripartite film “The Human Condition" starred Tatsuya Nakadai and was directed by Masaki Kobayashi.
    (WSJ, 7/2/08, p.B13)   

1960        Apr 4, In the 32nd Academy Awards "Ben-Hur," Charlton Heston and Simone Signoret won.
    (MC, 4/4/02)

1960        The film “The Alamo" starred John Wayne and Richard Widmark. Wayne also directed and produced the film.
    (SFC, 3/27/08, p.A2)

1960        The flop sci-fi film "The Amazing Transparent Man" starred Douglas Kennedy and Marguerite Chapman and was directed by Edgar G. Ulmer.
    (TVM, 1975, p.14)(SFC, 9/4/99, p.A25)

1960        The film "The Apartment" starred Jack Lemmon, Jack Kruschen, Fred MacMurray and Edie Adams. It was directed by Billy Wilder. It won a best picture Oscar and was rated #93 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, Par p.22)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 3/29/02, p.A14)(SFC, 5/27/02, p.B5)(SFC, 11/21/02, p.A25)(SFC, 10/17/08, p.A2)

1960        The Japanese film "The Bad Sleep Well" (Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru) starred Toshiro Mifune as a shrewd, vengeance seeking businessman. It was directed by Akira Kurosawa.
    (SFC,12/25/97, p.A25)(SFC, 9/7/98, p.A21)

1960        The film "Il Bell Antonio" starred Marcello Mastroianni as an impotent Sicilian.
    (SFC, 1/11/00, p.B6)

1960        The film "The Bellboy" starred Jerry Lewis. He also directed.
    (SFEC, 9/6/98, Par p.14)

1960        The film “Bells Are Ringing" starred Frank Gorshin (1933-2005) and Dean Martin.
    (SFC, 5/19/05, p.B7)

1960        The film "Ben-Hur" was one of the three top grossing films of the year.
    (WSJ, 4/24/95, p.R-5)

1960        The film “Black Tights" featured Moira Shearer and Roland Petit dancing Cyrano de Bergerac.
    (SFC, 2/2/06, p.B7)

1960        The French film "Blood and Roses" (Et Mourir de Plaisir) was directed by Roger Vadim.
    (SFC, 2/12/00, p.A21)

1960        Elizabeth Taylor starred in "Butterfield 8." She won a best actress Oscar for her role the call girl who said: "I was the slut of all time." It was based on the 1935 novel by John O’Hara.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.39)(WSJ, 3/15/08, p.W10)

1960        The drive-in film classic "A Bucket of Blood" was directed by Roger Corman and starred Dick Miller. The film was remade in 1996 by Corman as The Death Artist.
    (SFC, 11/23/96, p.E4)

1960        The film "Can Can" was one of the three top grossing films of the year. It featured Juliet Prowse (1937-1996) and starred Frank Sinatra and Shirley MacLaine.
    (SFEC, 9/15/96, C10)(WSJ, 4/24/95, p.R-5)

1960        The film "Cinderfella" starred Jerry Lewis, Ed Wynn, Judith Anderson and Anna Marie Alberghetti. It featured Count Basie and his orchestra.
    (SFC, 11/27/98, p.C6)

1960        The film "Conspiracy of Hearts" was directed by Ralph Thomas.
    (SFC, 3/22/01, p.A20)

1960        The film “The Dark at the Top of the Stairs" was directed by Delbert Mann.
    (SFC, 11/13/07, p.D9)

1960        The film "Diamond Head" starred Charlton Heston and was based on the book "Such Sweet Thunder" by Peter Gilman.
    (SFC, 9/7/99, p.C2)

1960        The film "El Cochecit" (The Wheelchair) by Italian director Marco Ferreri was produced.
    (SFC, 5/10/97, p.A20)

1960        The documentary film "The Connection" was about drug addiction and made by Shirley Clarke (d.1997 at 72).
    (SFC, 9/25/97, p.B2)

1960        The film "Elmer Gantry" starred Burt Lancaster as a shady evangelist.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.49)

1960        The film "The Entertainer"  starred Alan Bates and Lawrence Olivier. It was based on a John Osborne play and was directed by Tony Richardson.
    (WSJ, 11/27/96, p.A10)(WSJ, 5/16/97, p.A16)

1960        The film "Exodus" starred Paul Newman. The music was composed by Ernest Gold (d.1999 at 77).
    (SFC, 11/8/96, p.A25)(SFC, 3/19/99, p.D4)(SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1960        The film "Face of a Fugitive" featured James Coburn.
    (SFC, 11/20/02, p.D3)

1960        The film "The Facts of Life" featured Bob Hope.
    (SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)

1960        The film "Five Branded Women" was screen written by Paul Jarrico.
    (SFC,10/30/97, p.A26)

1960        The film "From the Terrace" starred Paul Newman and was directed by Mark Robson. It was adopted from a novel by John O’Hara and  Ernest Lehman was the screenwriter.
    (SSFC, 3/18/01, DB p.47)

1960        The film "The Gangster Story" was directed by Walter Matthau. Matthau was also appeared in the film.
    (SFEC, 7/2/00, p.A9)

1960        Robert Mitchum played in the film "The Grass Is Greener."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1960        The film "The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery starred Steve McQueen and David Clarke (d.2004).
    (SFC, 4/21/04, p.B7)

1960        The film "Guns of the Timberland" starred Jeanne Crain and Alan Ladd.
    (SFC, 12/15/03, p.A24)

1960        Robert Mitchum played in the film "Home From the Hill."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1960        The film “The House of Usher was produced. In 2005 it was selected for preservation by the US National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/28/05, p.E6)

1960        The film "Huckleberry Finn" starred Patty McCormack.
    (SFEC, 7/11/99, DB p.44)

1960        The film "Inherit the Wind" starred Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, and Gene Kelly. It was directed by Stanley Kramer and was based on a play (1955) co-authored by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee which focused on the 1921 Scopes evolution trial.
    (SFEC, 12/22/96, DB p.51)(SFC, 3/18/97, p.A22)

1960        The documentary film "Jazz on a Summer's Day" was shot by Bert Stern at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival.
    (SFEC, 10/17/99, DB p.46)

1960        The Italian film "La Dolce Vita" starred Marcello Mastroianni (1924-1996), Anita Ekberg and Laura Betti (d.2004).
    (SFC, 12/20/96, p.A4)(SFC, 8/3/04, p.B6)

1960        The film "The Last Days of Pompeii" starred Steve Reeves.
    (SFC, 5/4/00, p.C4)

1960        The film "L'Avventura" starred Lea Massari and was directed by Michelangelo Antonioni.
    (SFEC, 1/17/99, DB p.43)

1960        The film "Let's Make Love" starred Marilyn Monroe and featured singer Frankie Vaughn.
    (SFC, 9/18/99, p.A21)

1960        The film “Little Shop of Horrors" featured Jack Nicholson in his 4th movie appearance. The screenplay was by Charles Griffith (1930-2007).
    (SFC, 10/12/07, p.B11)

1960        The film “Love Games" was directed by Philippe de Broca, his debut effort.
    (SFC, 12/3/04, p.B7)

1960        The film "Macumba Love" starred Douglas Fowley.
    (SFC, 5/29/98, p.D7)

1960        The film "The Magnificent Seven" was directed by John Sturges. It was based on the 1954 Japanese film, "The Seven Samurai," by Akira Kurosawa. The music was composed by Elmer Bernstein. It starred Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Steve McQueen, James Coburn, Charles Bronson, Robert Vaughn and Horst Bucholz.
    (SFC, 1/28/98, p.E6)(TVM, 1975, p.353)

1960        The film "Marriage-Go-Round" starred James Mason and Susan Hayward. It was based on the Broadway play by Leslie Stevens (d.1998).
    (SFC, 4/29/98, p.C2)

1960        Jimmy Stewart starred in the film "The Mountain Road."
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1960        In India the film "Mughal-e-Azam" (Emperor of the Moghuls) was released. It became one of Bollywood's greatest classics. In 2004 it was re-released in a color version. The film was set in Lahore at a time when Muslims ruled India. It was shown in Pakistan for the 1st time in 2006.
    (AP, 11/8/04)(Reuters, 4/23/06)

1960        Robert Mitchum played in the film "The Night Fighters."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1960        The film "North to Alaska" with John Wayne was produced.
    (SFC, 4/28/97, p.A18)

1960        The film "Ocean’s Eleven" starred Frank Sinatra, Peter Lawford, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and Joey Bishop, the 5 members of the Rat Pack. Sinatra leads an 11-man team to rob 5 Las Vegas casinos simultaneously. Patrice Wymore Flynn played Sinatra’s girlfriend.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)(SFEC, 8/16/98, DB p.56)(SFC, 3/29/14, p.C4)

1960        The film "Our Man in Havana" starred Alec Guinness.
    (SFC, 8/7/00, p.A15)

1960        The Italian film "The Passionate Thief" starred Toto and Anna Magnani.
    (SFC, 1/31/01, p.D1)

1960        The thriller film "Peeping Tom" starred Carl Boehm and Moira Shearer. It was written by Leo Marks and directed by Michael Powell. It was about a killer who films his victims at the moment of their death.
    (SFC, 2/26/99, p.D3)(SFEC, 9/19/99, DB p.52)

1960        The film "Pepe" featured Frank Sinatra in a cameo role.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1960        The film "Please Don’t Eat the Daisies" starred David Niven and Doris Day. It was based on a 1959 book by Jean Kerr (d.2003).
    (SFC, 1/7/03, p.A22)

1960        The Disney film "Pollyanna" starred Hayley Mills and Jane Wyman. It was directed by David Swift (d.2002 at 82).
    (SFEC, 1/18/98, DB p.47)(SFC, 1/15/02, p.A17)(SFC, 9/11/07, p.A2)

1960        The film "Psycho" starred Janet Leigh. One of the three top grossing films of the year, it was directed by Alfred Hitchcock and featured his daughter Patricia in a small role. It was rated #18 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. In 2001 it was rated the #1 most thrilling film.
    (WSJ, 4/24/95, p.R-5)(SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.56)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1960        The film "Purple Noon" with Alain Delon and Marie Laforet by Rene Clement was produced. It was based on "The Talented Mr. Ripley," a suspense thriller by Patricia Highsmith. A 2nd version was made in 1999.
    (SFC, 7/3/96, p.E3)(WSJ, 12/23/99, p.A16)

1960        The film "The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond" was directed by Budd Boetticher.
    (SFC, 12/7/01, p.A28)

1960        The film “Sex Kittens Go to College" starred Leonard Maltin and Louis Nye.
    (SFC, 10/11/05, p.B9)

1960        The film "Shoot the Piano Player" starred singer Charles Aznavour and was directed by Francois Truffaut.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)

1960        The film "Sons and Lovers" starred Wendy Hiller.
    (SFC, 5/17/03, p.A16)

1960        The film "Spartacus" Lawrence Olivier, Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis and Peter Ustinov. It was begun by Anthony Mann and completed by Stanley Kubrick. The script was rewritten by Dalton Trumbo.
    (SFEC, 11/3/96, DB p.52)(SFC, 3/8/99, p.A7)(SFC, 5/24/99, p.D2)

1960        The film "Strangers When We Met" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1960        The film "The Subterraneans" was an adaptation of Kerouac’s On the Road.
    (SFEC, 9/29/96, DB p.44)

1960        The film "Sundowners" starred Robert Mitchum, Peter Ustinov and Deborah Kerr. It was about sheep drovers in Australia.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(WSJ, 10/31/97, p.A20)(SFC, 3/30/04, p.A2)

1960        The film "Sunrise at Campobello" starred Hume Cronyn.
    (SFC, 6/19/97, p.A22)(SFC, 6/17/03, p.A21)

1960        The film "Tall Story" starred Jane Fonda and Anthony Perkins dribbling with two hands.
    (SFC, 7/14/96, DB p.33)

1960        The film "Terrible Beauty" starred Richard Harris.
    (SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)

1960        The MGM film "Time Machine" starred Rod Taylor. It was based on the 1895 H.G. Wells novel.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Time_Machine)

1960        The Swedish film “Through a Glass Darkly" was directed by Ingmar Bergman.
    (SFC, 7/31/07, p.E3)

1960        The Italian film "The Traffic Policeman" starred Alberto Sordi.
    (SFC, 12/1/97, p.E3)

1960        The film “Tunes of Glory" starred John Mills and Alec Guinness.
    (SSFC, 4/24/05, p.A2)

1960        The film "Visit to a Small Planet" starred Jerry Lewis.
    (SFEC, 9/6/98, Par p.14)

1960        The Japanese film “When a Woman Ascends the Stairs" starred Tatsuya Nakadai and was directed by Mikio Naruse.
    (WSJ, 7/2/08, p.B13)

1960        The film "Where the Boys Are" starred Jim Hutton, George Hamilton, Connie Francis, Paula Prentiss, Yvette Mimieux and Dolores Hart. It was set in Fort Lauderdale and featured The Elbo Room, a small beachfront bar.
    (SFEC, 10/27/96, DB p.56)(WSJ, 3/19/98, p.A16)(SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.50)

1960        The film "Wild River" was produced.
    (SFC, 12/19/02, p.E12)

1960        Gross revenues for the year were $984 million with 1,304 million admissions and average ticket price of  $0.76.
    (WSJ, 4/24/95, p.R-5)

1961        Apr 17, In the 33rd Academy Awards "Apartment," Burt Lancaster and Liz Taylor won.
    (MC, 4/17/02)

1961        The Disney comedy film "The Absent Minded Professor" starred Fred MacMurray.
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.42)

1961        The film “All Hands on Deck" starred Pat Boone and Buddy Hackett. It was directed by Norman Taurog.
    (TVM, 1977, p.17)

1961        The film "Anatomy of a Psycho" included Don Devlin.
    (SFC, 12/16/00, p.C4)

1961        The film "Angel Baby" starred Burt Reynolds.
    (SFEC, 2/15/98, Par p.22)

1961        The film "Bachelor in Paradise" featured Bob Hope.
    (SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)

1961        The noir film "Blasts of Silence" was written, directed by and starred Allan Baron. It was about a hit man who comes to Manhattan.
    (SFEC,10/26/97, DB p.44)

1961        The film "Breakfast at Tiffany’s" with Patricia Neal, Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard was directed by Blake Edwards and based on a novel by Truman Capote. It featured the song "Moon River." Romantic video.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.35)(SFEC,11/16/97, DB p.16)(SFC,12/26/97, p.C22)

1961        The film “Bridge to the Sun starred Carroll Baker and James Shigeta. It was based on an autobiography by Gwen Terasaki.
    (TVM, 1977, p.98)(SFC, 7/31/14, p.D2)

1961        The film "By Love Possessed" starred Jason Robards and Lana Turner.
    (WSJ, 6/18/97, p.B1)(SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1961        The film "The Canadians" was directed Burt Kennedy.
    (SFC, 2/17/01, p.A24)

1961        The film “The Children’s Hour" starred James Garner (1928-2014), Audrey Hepburn and Shirley MacLaine. William Wyler directed this remake of Lilian Hellman’s lesbian drama.
    (SFC, 7/21/14, p.A6)

1961        The short film “The Creation of Women" was produced by Ismail Merchant and shown at the Cannes Film Festival.
    (SFC, 5/26/05, p.B6)

1961        The film “Cry for Happy" starred Miyoshi Umeki.
     (SFC, 9/12/07, p.A17)

1961         The sci-fi film "The Day the Earth Caught Fire" starred Michael Caine.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, Par p.16)

1961        The film "The Devil at 4 O’Clock" starred Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1961        Marcello Mastroianni (1924-1996), Italian actor, starred in "Divorce Italian Style."
    (SFC, 12/20/96, p.A4)

1961        The experimental film “Dog Star Man," a series of 5 short films, was created by Stan Brakhage.
    (WSJ, 11/11/06, p.P2)

1961        The film “Dr. Blood’s Coffin" featured British actress Hazel Court.
    (SFC, 4/19/08, p.B5)

1961        The film "El Cid" starred Charlton Heston and was produced in Spain by Samuel Bronston. The screenplay was by Philip Yordan.
    (SSFC, 4/6/03, p.A23)

1961        The comedy film "The Errand Boy" with Jerry Lewis was produced. He also directed.
    (SFC, 5/2/97, p.C4)(SFEC, 9/6/98, Par p.14)

1961        The German film "Flight to Berlin" was directed by Will Tremper.
    (SFC, 12/17/98, p.C11)

1961        The film "The Flower Drum Song" starred Miyoshi Umeki and James Shigeta (1929-2014). It was based on the 1957 novel by C.Y. Lee. Umeki had starred in the 1958 stage musical.
    (SFC, 10/9/97, p.C3)(SFC, 9/12/07, p.A17)(SFC, 7/31/14, p.D2)

1961        The film "Follow That Dream" with Elvis Presley was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/3/97, DB p.35)

1961        The film "The Guns of Navarone" starred Gregory Peck, Richard Harris and Anthony Quinn. Carl Foreman was the screenwriter. It was directed by J. Lee Thompson (d.2002).
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, Par p.18)(WSJ, 4/6/00, p.A20)(SFC, 9/9/02, p.A22)

1961        The horror film "Homicidal" was directed by William Castle.
    (SFC, 8/10/99, p.B5)

1961        The film "The Hustler" starred George C. Scott, Jackie Gleason and Paul Newman. The film was based on a book by Walter Tevis, who was inspired by Eddie Parker, aka Fast Eddie (d.2000 at 69).
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)(SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1961        The film drama "Judgement at Nuremberg" starred Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Maximilian Schell (1930-2014), Richard Widmark, Judy Garland and Marlene Dietrich. It was directed by Stanley Kramer. Schell won an Oscar for his roll.
    (SFEC, 12/22/96, DB p.51)(SFC, 2/23/01, p.C15)(TVM, 1975, p.298)(SFC, 3/27/08, p.A2)(SSFC, 2/2/14, p.C5)

1961        The film "Jules and Jim" starred Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner and Henri Serre and was directed by Francois Truffaut.
    (SFEC, 10/13/96, DB p.56)(SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)   

1961        The biblical epic film "King of Kings" with Jeffrey Hunter was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)

1961        The Polish film "Knife in the Water" was the debut work by Roman Polanski.
    (SFC, 7/8/99, p.E3)

1961        The film "La Notte" starred Marcello Mastroianni and Jeanne Moreau and was directed by Michelangelo Antonioni.
    (SFEC, 1/17/99, DB p.43)

1961        The western film “The Last Sunset" starred Kirk Douglas, Rock Hudson and Dorothy Malone.
    (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0055073/)

1961        Robert Mitchum played in the film "The Last Time I Saw Archie."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1961        The film "Last Year at Marienbad" was directed by Alain Resnais.
    (SFC, 4/26/99, p.E8)

1961        The film "L'Eclisse" (The Eclipse) starred Monica Vitti and Alain Delon and was directed by Michelangelo Antonioni.
    (SFEC, 1/17/99, DB p.43)

1961        Jacque Demy produced his first feature film "Lola." Anouk Aimee starred as the leading cabaret dancer.
    (WSJ, 5/3/96, p.A8)

1961        The film "Look in Any Window" starred Paul Anka.
    (SFEC, 1/17/99, Par p.18)

1961        The comedy film "Lover Come Back" starred Doris Day and Rock Hudson.
    (SFEC, 8/16/98, DB p.53)

1961        The film "Mad Dog Coll" starred Gene Hackman in his first role.
    (SFC, 4/22/00, p.E3)

1961        The film "A Majority of One" starred Alex Guinness as a Japanese gentleman.
    (SFC, 10/3/97, p.C7)

1961        The film "The Misfits" starred Clark Gable, Eli Wallach, Montgomery Clift and Marilyn Monroe. It was directed by John Huston, written by Arthur Miller and Produced by Frank E. Taylor (d.1999 at 83). It was Gable's last film.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.49)(SFEC, 6/13/99, DB p.37)(SFEC, 7/11/99, DB p.41)(SFC, 11/24/99, p.C7)

1961        Marguerite Henry (d.1997 at 95) wrote her children’s novel "Misty of Chincoteague" in 1947. The book was made into a movie in 1961. It focused on the annual swim of wild ponies between the islands of Assateague and Chincoteague off the coast of Virginia. In all she wrote 59 books.
    (SFC,11/28/97, p.B8)

1961        The Disney cartoon "101 Dalmatians" was released on Jan 25. 300 animators worked 3 years to tell the story of Cruella De Vil and the pups she tried to turn into a coat. Betty Lou Gerson (d.1999 at 84) was the voice of Cruella.
    (WSJ, 1/7/97, p.A16)(SFEC, 8/23/98, DB p.63)(SFC, 1/16/99, p.A18)

1961        The comedy film "One Two Three" starred James Cagney and was directed by Billy Wilder.
    (TVM, 1975, p.423)(SFEC, 2/7/99, BR p.5)

1961        The French film "Only For Love" (La Bride Sur le Cue) was directed by Roger Vadim.
    (SFC, 2/12/00, p.A21)

1961        The film "Operation Eichmann" was written by Lester Cole. He was blacklisted during the McCarthy era and use the pseudonym Lester Copley.
    (SFC, 10/3/97, p.C10)

1961        The film "The Outsider" starred Tony Curtis and was directed by Delbert Mann.
    (SSFC, 12/15/02, Par p.26)(SFC, 11/13/07, p.D9)

1961        The film "Parrish" starred Troy Donohue.
    (SFC, 9/3/01, p.A15)

1961        The film "The Parent Trap" starred Brian Keith (d.1997 at 75) Hayley Mills and Maureen O’Hara (1920-2015). It was directed by David Swift.
    (SFC, 6/25/97, p.A16)(SFC, 1/15/02, p.A17)(SSFC, 10/25/15, p.D13)

1961        The film "Paris Blues" starred Paul Newman, Joan Woodward, Sidney Poitier and Louis Armstrong. It was directed by Martin Ritt.
    (SFC, 4/9/99, p.D5)(TVM, 1975, p.435)

1961        The film “Pocketful Of Miracles" starred Glenn Ford. It was a remake of Frank Capra’s “Lady for a Day."
    (SFC, 8/31/06, p.B7)

1961        The film "A Raisin in the Sun" starred Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Stephen Perry. It was based on a play by Lorraine Hansbury and loosely based on an anti-segregation case won be her father. In 2005 it was selected for preservation by the US National Film Registry.
    (SFEC, 11/1/98, Par p.18)(SFEC, 5/30/99, DB p.46)(SFC, 12/28/05, p.E6)

1961        The film "Romanoff and Juliet" featured Peter Ustinov.
    (SFC, 3/30/04, p.A2)

1961        The film "Something Wild" starred Doris Roberts.
    (SSFC, 11/23/03, Par p.24)

1961        The film "Splendor in the Grass" starred Warren Beatty, Phyllis Diller and Natalie Wood.
    (SFC, 6/17/98, p.E1)(SFEC, 9/26/99, DB p.35)

1961        The film “Tammy Tell Me True" starred Sandra Dee.
    (SFC, 2/21/05, p.A2)

1961        The British film "A Taste of Honey" by Tony Richardson starred Murray Melvin and Rita Tushingham. It premiered in the US in 1962.
    (WSJ, 3/28/97, p.A14)(http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0055506/)

1961        The film "Then There Were Three" was produced.
    (SFC, 8/2/01, p.A20)

1961        The film "Town Without Pity" with E.G. Marshall was produced.
    (SFC, 10/12/97, Par p.22)

1961        Jimmy Stewart starred in the film "Two Road Together."
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1961        The film "Viridiana" from Spain was directed by Luis Bunuel.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.44)

1961        The film "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea" was about a nuclear submarine and its crew who attempt to put out a burning radiation belt.
    (SFC, 7/6/98, p.D1)

1961        The film "West Side Story" starred George Chakiris and Rita Moreno. It was co-directed by Robert Wise and choreographer Jerome Robbins and took 10 Oscars. Composer Saul Chaplin (d.1997 at 85) shared the Oscar for the best musical score with Leonard Bernstein. Stephen Sondheim wrote the lyrics. It was rated #41 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. Ernest Lehman was the screenwriter.
    (SFC, 3/25/97, p.A15)(SFEM, 9/28/97, p.14)(SFC,11/18/97, p.A19)(SFEC, 3/22/98, DB p.52)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)

1961        The film "Whistle Down the Wind" starred Hayley Mills.
    (SFEC, 6/4/00, Par p.26)

1961        Jimmy Stewart narrated in the film "X-15" which featured Mary Tyler Moore.
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)(SFEC, 1/30/00, Par. p.14)

1961        The film "Yojimbo" starred Toshiro Mifune and was directed by Akira Kurosawa. The Western film "For a Few Dollars More" by Sergio Leone in 1964 was a remake of "Yojimbo."
    (SFC,12/25/97, p.A25)

1961        The film "The Young Doctors" starred George Segal.
    (SFEC, 2/7/99, Par p.26)

1961        The film "Young Savages" starred Burt Lancaster and Shelley Winters.
    (SFC, 11/21/00, p.A25)(SSFC, 1/15/06, p.B7)

1961        Gary Cooper, actor, died.
    (SFC, 3/8/00, p.C8)

1962        Apr 9, In the 34th Academy Awards "West Side Story," Sophia Loren and Maximilian Schell won.
    (MC, 4/9/02)

1962        The film "Advise and Consent" starred Henry Fonda and Charles Laughton. It was based on the 1959 novel by Allen Drury.
    (SFC, 7/7/96, DB p.28)(SFC, 9/3/98, p.C6)

1962        The film "Antoine and Colette" was a short film directed by Francois Truffaut.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)

1962        The film "Barabbas" starred Anthony Quinn, Katy Jurado and Douglas Fowley. It was directed by Richard Fleischer and was based on the Lagerkvist novel.
    (TVM, 1975, p.33)(SFC, 5/29/98, p.D7)(SFC, 7/6/02, p.A19)

1962        The film "Billy Budd" starred Terence Stamp and was directed by Peter Ustinov.
    (SFC, 2/25/98, p.E1)

1962        The film "Birdman of Alcatraz" starred Burt Lancaster was directed by John Frankenheimer. It had been shot in the SF Bay Area.
    (SFEC, 8/11/96, DB, p.39)(SSFC, 7/7/02, p.A23)

1962        The film "Blue Hawaii" starred Elvis Presley. It was shot around the Coco Palms Hotel on Kauai.
    (SSFC, 8/25/02, p.C12)

1962        The Russian film "Bootleggers" starred Georgy Vitsin and was directed by Leonid Gaidai.
    (SFC, 10/25/01, p.A25)

1962        The film “Boys Night Out" starred James Garner, Kim Novak and Tony Randall. It was directed by Michael Gordon.
    (SFC, 7/21/14, p.A6)(TVM, 1977, p.94)

1962        The noir film "Cape Fear" starred Gregory Peck and Robert Mitchum as a psychopath out to get even with an attorney who put him away. It was directed by J. Lee Thompson (d.2002).
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SFEC,10/26/97, DB p.44)(SFC, 9/9/02, p.A22)

1962        The horror film "Carnival of Souls" starred Candace Hilligoss.
    (SFEC, 8/1/99, DB p.48)

1962        The film "The Chapman Report" starred Shelley Winters.
    (SSFC, 1/15/06, p.B7)

1962        The spy comedy “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind," was based on a purported autobiography by TV game show producer Chuck Barris 1929-2017).
    (SFC, 3/24/17, p.D4)

1962        The Japanese film "Chuchingura" was based on a true story.
    (SFC, 2/20/98, p.C13)

1962        The film "Days of Wine and Roses" starred Jack Lemmon and Lee Remick in a portrayal of alcoholics.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.49)

1962        The film "The Day the Earth Caught Fire" was about nuclear tests sending the Earth careening toward the sun.
    (SFC, 7/6/98, p.D1)

1962        The film "Donovan’s Reef" starred John Wayne and Lee Marvin. It was filmed on Kauai, Hawaii.
    (SFEC, 9/6/98, p.T4)

1962        The Mexican film "El Santo Against the Vampire Woman" starred Rodolfo Guzman.
    (SFEC, 9/19/99, p.A19)

1962        The noir film "Experiment in Terror" starred Ross Martin and was directed by Blake Edwards.
    (SFC, 1/14/03, p.D2)

1962        The film "55 Days at Peking" starred Charlton Heston and was produced by Samuel Bronston. The screenplay was by Philip Yordan.
    (SSFC, 4/6/03, p.A23)

1962        The remade film "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" starred Ingrid Thulman.
    (SFC, 1/9/04, p.A21)

1962        The film “A Girl Named Tamiko" starred Miyoshi Umeki.
     (SFC, 9/12/07, p.A17)

1962        The film "Girls, Girls, Girls" starred Elvis Presley.
    (SFC, 9/5/00, p.A24)

1962        The musical film "Gypsy" starred Rosalind Russell and Natalie Wood. It was directed by Mervyn LeRoy and was about Gypsy Rose Lee. It featured the songs: "Let me Entertain You" and "Everything’s Coming up Roses."
    (SFEC, 10/25/98, DB p.11)

1962        The Japanese film “Harakiri" starred Tatsuya Nakadai and was directed by Masaki Kobayashi.
    (WSJ, 7/2/08, p.B13)

1962        The film "Hell Is for Heroes" starred Steve McQueen, Bobby Darin, James Coburn and Bob Newhart. It was directed by Don Siegel.
    (SFEC, 7/5/98, DB p.44)(SFC, 11/20/02, p.D3)

1962        The film “Hemingway’s Adventures of a Young Man" starred Paul Newman.
    (SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1962        The film "Heroes Island" starred James Mason. It was written by Leslie Stevens (d.1998).
    (SFC, 4/29/98, p.C2)

1962        The film “Horizontal Lieutenant" starred Miyoshi Umeki.
     (SFC, 9/12/07, p.A17)

1962        The film "How the West Was Won" starred Jimmy Stewart, Gregory Peck and Debbie Reynolds.
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)(SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)(SFC, 12/29/16, p.A7)

1962        George C. Scott refused an Oscar nomination for "The Hustler" on grounds that actors should not have to compete against each other. He refused again in 1971 for his performance in "Patton."
    (WSJ, 5/13/96, p.A16)

1962        The Italian film “Il Sorpasso" was directed by Dino Risi. It starred Vittorio Gassman and Jean-Louis Trintignant in one of the great road movies of all time.
    (SFC, 4/20/17, p.E8)

1962        The French film "The Iron Mask" starred Germaine Montero and was directed by Henri Decoin.
    (SFC, 7/1/00, p.C2)

1962        The film "Kid Galahad" with Elvis Presley was produced. It was a remake of a 1937 film by Michael Curtiz.
    (SFEC, 8/3/97, DB p.35)

1962        The film "A Kind of Loving" was directed by John Schlesinger (d.2003).
    (SFC, 7/26/03, p.A22)

1962        The  film "La Jette" was directed by Chris Marker and produced by Anatole Dauman.
    (SFC, 1/2/98, p.C14)

1962        The film: "Lawrence of Arabia" with Peter O'Toole as Lawrence, Anthony Quinn and Alec Guinness was directed by David Lean. O’Toole and Lean won Academy Awards for the film. It was rated # 5 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. Freddie Young (d.1998) was the cinematographer and made the famous 3-minute shot where Omar Sharif emerges from the shimmering desert haze. In 2001 it was rated the #23 most thrilling film.
    (V. Sun, 11/3/95, p.A20)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 12/5/98, p.C2)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)
    http://www.bigstar.com/search/detail.ff?pid=1012067

1962        The film "Lolita" starred Sue Lyon, Shelley Winters and James Mason as Humbert Humbert. It was directed by Stanley Kubrick and was based on the book by Vladimir Nabakov. A French version was released in 1997.
    (WSJ, 4/30/97, p.B1)(SFC, 7/30/97, p.E3)(SFC, 3/8/99, p.A7)

1962        The film “The Loneliness of a Long-Distance Runner" was directed by Tony Richardson. It was based on a 1959 short story by Alan Sillitoe which was set in Irvine Beach, as part of a short story collection of the same name.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Loneliness_of_the_Long_Distance_Runner_%28film%29)

1962        The film "Lonely Are the Brave" starred Kirk Douglas and Walter Matthau.
    (SFEC, 1/23/00, Par p.12)(SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1962        The film "Long Day's Journey Into Night" starred Katharine Hepburn, Ralph Richardson, Jason Robards and Dean Stockwell. It was directed by Sidney Lumet and based on the play by Eugene O'Neill.
    (SFEC, 5/30/99, DB p.46)(SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1962        The film "The Longest Day" starred Mel Ferrer, Robert Mitchum, John Wayne, Richard Burton, Henry Fonda, Red Buttons, Paul Anka and Rod Steiger. It was about D-Day and won an Oscar for photography.
    (SFEC, 11/3/96, DB p.52)(SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.18)(SFEC, 7/5/98, DB p.33)(SFEC, 8/2/98, Z1 p.6)(SFC, 6/4/08, p.B11)

1962        The French film "Love On a Pillow" (Le Repos du Guerrier) was directed by Roger Vadim.
    (SFC, 2/12/00, p.A21)

1962        The film “Lover Come Back" starred Doris Day, Rock Hudson and Tony Randall. It was directed by Delbert Mann.
    (TVM, 1977, p.432)

1962        The film "Madison Avenue" starred Jeanne Crain and Dana Andrews. It was directed by H. Bruce Humberstone.
    (SFC, 12/15/03, p.A24)(MoTV, 1977, p.441)

1962        The Italian film "Mafioso" starred Alberto Sordi.
    (SFC, 12/1/97, p.E3)

1962        The Italian film "Momma Roma" was directed by Paolo Pasolini.
    (SFC, 11/11/99, p.B1)

1962        The movie thriller "The Manchurian Candidate" starred Lawrence Harvey, Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury, Janet Leigh and Margaret Mason (d.1999 at 58). It was based on a novel by Richard Condon. John Frankenheimer echoed the Cold War scare in the film which was rated #67 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. In 2001 it was rated the #17 most thrilling film.
    (SFC, 5/19/96, p.A13)(SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 4/1/99, p.C4)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1962        The film "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" starred Jimmy Stewart and was directed by John Ford. Also featured was Denver Pyle (d.1997 at 77). In 2007 it was added as a classic to the American national registry.
    (SFEM, 3/23/97,  p.18)(SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)(SFEC, 11/8/98, DB p.51)(SFC, 12/28/07, p.E3)

1962        Arthur Penn directed the film "The Miracle Worker" with Patty Duke as Helen Keller and Anne Bancroft (born 1931 as Anna Maria Italiano) as the teacher. Bancroft won an Academy Award for her role as Annie Sullivan.
    (SFC, 4/14/96, EM, p.25)(SFEC, 7/16/00, DB p.48)

1962        Jimmy Stewart starred in the film "Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation."
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1962        The film "The Music Man" starred Robert Preston and Buddy Hackett. In 2005 it was selected for preservation by the US National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 7/1/03, p.A2)(SFC, 12/28/05, p.E6)

1962        The film "Mutiny on the Bounty" starred Richard Harris.
    (SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)

1962        The film "O Pagador de Promesas" (The Payer of Promises) was made into a film by Brazilian writer Alfredo de Freitas Dias Gomes (d.1999 at 77) and won this year's top prize at Cannes.
    (SFC, 5/19/99, p.A21)

1962        The film "Period of Adjustment" starred Tony Franciosa and was directed by George Roy Hill.
    (SFC, 12/28/02, p.A2)(SFC, 1/21/06, p.B5)

1962        The film "Playboy of the Western World" with Siobhan McKenna was an adaptation of a play by J.M. Synge.
    (SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.57)

1962        The film “Premature Burial" featured British actress Hazel Court and was based on a story by Edgar Allan Poe.
    (SFC, 4/19/08, p.B5)

1962        The film "Pressure Point" starred Sidney Poitier, Bobby Darin and Peter Falk. It was directed by Hubert Cornfield and produced by Stanley Kramer.
    (SFC, 2/21/01, p.A18)(TVM, 1975, p.453)

1962        The film "Requiem for a Heavyweight" starred Anthony Quinn and Jackie Gleason.
    (SFC, 11/21/00, p.A25)(SFC, 10/10/02, p.D1)

1962        The film "The Road to Hong Kong" starred Frank Sinatra and Bob Hope.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1962        The film "Roman Adventure" starred Troy Donohue.
    (SFC, 9/3/01, p.A15)

1962        The documentary film "Robert Frost: A Lovers Quarrel with the World" was commissioned by Pres. Kennedy and made by Shirley Clarke (d.1997 at 72).
    (SFC, 9/25/97, p.B2)

1962        The film "Sanjuro" (Tsubaki sanjuro) starred Toshiro Mifune. It was directed by Akira Kurosawa.
    (SFC,12/26/97, p.C3)(SFC, 9/7/98, p.A21)

1962        The film "Sergeants 3" starred Frank Sinatra and the whole Rat Pack.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)(SFEC, 8/16/98, DB p.56)

1962        The film "The Seven Deadly Sins" (Les Sept Peches Capitaux) starred Jean-Pierre Aumont. It was directed by Roger Vadim.
    (SFC, 2/12/00, p.A21)(SFC, 1/31/01, p.C2)

1962        The French film “The Seventh Juror" starred Bernard Blier.
    (SFC, 10/31/15, p.E4)

1962        The Swedish film “The Silence" was directed by Ingmar Bergman.
    (SFC, 7/31/07, p.E3)

1962        The French film "Un Singe en Hiver" (A Monkey in Winter) starred Jean Gabin and Jean-Paul Belmondo. It was directed by Henri Verneuil (d.2002).
    (SFC, 1/11/02, p.A19)

1962        The musical film "State Fair" was a remake of the 1945 version directed by Jose Ferrer. It starred Pat Boone, Ann-Margret and Alice Faye.
    (TVM, 1975, p.545)(SFEC, 5/10/98, p.C8)

1962        The film "Sweet Bird of Youth" starred Geraldine Page, Paul Newman and Ed Begley. Begley won an Oscar for best supporting actor.
    (SFEC, 3/29/98, DB p.58)

1962        The film "Taras Bulba" starred Yul Brynner. It was directed by J. Lee Thompson (d.2002).
    (SFC, 9/9/02, p.A22)

1962        The film "Tender Is the Night" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1962        The film "That Touch of Mink" with Cary Grant was directed by Delbert Mann.
    (SFC, 4/28/97, p.A18)(SFC, 11/13/07, p.D9)

1962        The film "To Kill a Mockingbird Bird" with Robert Duvall and Gregory Peck as Atticus Fynch  was directed by Robert Mulligan. It was based on the autobiographical novel by Harper Lee. He won an Oscar for his role. It was rated #34 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. The screenplay was by Horton Foote.
    (WSJ, 7/26/96, p.A9)(WSJ, 6/18/97, p.A20)(SFEC, 3/1/98, Par p.18)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFEC, 6/6/99, DB p.51)

1962        The film “The Trial" was directed by Orson Welles.’
    (SFC, 5/5/15, p.E2)

1962        The film "The Trial of Joan of Arc" was directed by Robert Bresson.
    (SFEC, 12/5/99, DB p.59)

1962        The film "Two for the Seesaw" starred Robert Mitchum. It was directed by Robert Wise.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SFC, 9/16/05, p.B8)

1962        The film “Two Weeks in Another Town" featured Cyd Charisse.
    (SFC, 6/18/08, p.A2)

1962        Marlon Brando starred in "The Ugly American."
    (WSJ, 12/12/95, p.A1)

1962        Marcello Mastroianni (1924-1996), Italian actor, and Brigitte Bardot starred in "A Very Private Affair." It was directed by Louis Malle.
    (SFC, 12/20/96, p.A4)(SFEM, 2/9/97, p.33)

1962        The French film "Vice and Virtue" (Le Vice et la Vertu) was directed by Roger Vadim.
    (SFC, 2/12/00, p.A21)

1962        The film "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane" starred Bette Davis and Joan Crawford.
    (SFEM, 8/24/97, p.6)

1962        The film "Who’s Got the Action" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1962        The film "Wild Westerners" featured Guy Mitchell.
    (SFC, 7/6/99, p.B2)

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Subject = Film, Filmstar

Films 1963-xxxx

1963        Apr 8, In the 35th Academy Awards "Lawrence of Arabia," Anne Bancroft and Gregory Peck won.
    (MC, 4/8/02)

1963        The film "Act One" starred Jason Robards. It featured the debut of David Doyle, later known as Bosley in TV’s Charlie’s Angels.
    (SFC, 3/1/97, p.C3)(SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1963        The film "All Night Long" was screen written by Paul Jarrico. His credit was under the name Peter Achilles.
    (SFC,10/30/97, p.A26)

1963        The film "Behold the Pale Horse" was directed by Fred Zinnemann.
    (SFC, 3/15/97, p.A19)

1963        The film "Billy Liar" starred Tom Courtenay and Julie Christie. It was directed by John Schlesinger.
    (SFC, 7/26/03, p.A22)

1963        Alfred Hitchcock directed "The Birds" with Tippi Hedren set in California’s Bodega Bay. It had no music in the soundtrack. Rear-projection technique was used to project footage of real birds with actors in front of the screen. In 2001 it was rated the #7 most thrilling film.
    (SFC, 5/19/96,Mag, p.27)(SFEC,10/26/97, Z1 p.2)(WSJ, 3/19/98, p.R4)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1963        The film "Bye Bye Birdie" was produced.
    (SFEC, 10/27/96, DB p.56)

1963        The film "Call Me Bwana" featured Bob Hope.
    (SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)

1963        The film "Captain Newman" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1963        Ossie Davis was in the film "The Cardinal."
    (SFEC, 10/20/96, Par, p.24)

1963        The film "Charade" starred Walter Matthau and James Coburn.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)(SFC, 11/20/02, p.D3)

1963        The film "A Child Is Waiting" starred Burt Lancaster, Lawrence Tierney and Judy Garland. It was directed by John Cassavetes and produced by Stanley Kramer.
    (SFC, 2/21/01, p.A18)(TVM, 1975, p.453)(SFC, 3/1/02, p.A33)

1963        The film "Cleopatra" starred Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and Roddy McDowall and ran for 243 minutes. Taylor was the 1st Hollywood actress to earn a $ 1 million for a film.
    (SFEC, 1/26/97 Par, p.16)(SFEC, 10/4/98, p.B10)(SSFC, 4/6/03, Par p.2)

1963        The comedy film "Come Blow Your Horn" starred Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)(SFEC, 8/16/98, DB p.55)

1963        The documentary film "The Cool World" was about a poor black teenager trapped in the Harlem ghetto and made by Shirley Clarke (d.1997 at 72).
    (SFC, 9/25/97, p.B2)

1963        The film "Contempt" by Jean-Luc Godard starred Brigitte Bardot, Michel Piccoli and Jack Palance.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.41)(SFEM, 8/10/97, p.6)

1963        The film "Critic’s Choice" starred Bob Hope and Lucille Ball.
    (SFEC, 8/23/98, DB p.42)

1963        The German film "Delay in Marienborn" was directed by Will Tremper.
    (SFC, 12/17/98, p.C11)

1963        The horror film "Dementia 13" was shot in Ireland and was the first film directed by Francis Ford Coppola (24).
    (SFEC, 11/22/98, DB p.54)

1963        The film "Dr. No" premiered in US on May 8. Sean Connery starred in the James Bond movie "Doctor No." World wide receipts totaled $60 mil.   
    (MC, 5/8/02)(WSJ, 11/7/95, p. A1)

1963        The film "Duel of the Titans" starred Steve Reeves.
    (SFC, 5/4/00, p.C4)

1963        The film "8 1/2" by Federico Fellini was edited by Ruggero Mastroianni (1930-1996) and starred Marcello Mastroianni (1924-1996). It was somewhat autobiographical and eliminated the boundaries between waking experiences, dreams and reveries.
    (SFC, 12/20/96, p.A4)(SFEM, 4/13/97, p.6)

1963        The film "Forty Pounds of Trouble" featured Stubby Kaye.
    (SFC,12/16/97, p.B4)

1963        The film "Four for Texas" starred Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and the Three Stooges. It was directed by Robert Aldrich.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1963        The British film “The Girl Hunters" was based on a Mickey Spillane novel and starred Mickey Spillane and Shirley Eaton. It was directed by Roy Rowland.
    (SFC, 7/18/06, p.B5)(MoTV, 1977, p.273)

1963        The film "The Great Escape" starred Steve McQueen, James Coburn and James Garner. It was directed by John Sturges. It was based on Allied POW escape from Stalag Luft III in Germany during WW II as told in the 1949 book "The Great Escape" by Paul Brickall. Newman's character was based on the Jackson Barrett Mahon (d.1999 at 78), an American fighter pilot, who provided technical advice for the film. In 2001 it was rated the #19 most thrilling film. Bud Eakins (1930-2007), standing in for McQueen, performed the film’s famous motorcycle jump over barbed wire.
    (SFC, 8/11/99, p.C5)(SFC, 12/23/99, p.A27)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)(SFC, 10/12/07, p.B11)(SFC, 7/21/14, p.A6)

1963        The psychological thriller film "The Haunting" was directed by Robert Wise.
    (SFC, 9/12/96, p.E3)(SFC,10/29/97, p.E3)

1963        The film "High and Low" (Tengoku to jigoku) starred Toshiro Mifune. It was directed by Akira Kurosawa.
    (SFC,12/26/97, p.C3)(SFC, 9/7/98, p.A21)

1963        The film "Hud" with Patricia Neal and Paul Newman was directed by Martin Ritt. It was based on a novel by Larry McMurtry. Melvyn Douglas won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)(SFEC, 4/4/99, DB p.39)

1963        The film "I Could Go On Singing" starred Judy Garland.
    (SFC, 2/23/01, p.C15)

1963        The film "Irma La Douce" starred Shirley MacLaine, James Cann and Jack Lemmon and was directed by Billy Wilder.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.49)(SFEC, 4/5/98, Par p.22)(SSFC, 10/11/03, Par p.16)

1963        The film "Island of Love" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1963        The film “Jason and the Argonauts" was produced. Ray Harryhausen (b.1920) was responsible for the special effects.
    (SSFC, 5/16/04, p.M6)(SFC, 2/27/08, p.E5)

1963        The film "Lady in a Cage" starred James Caan.
    (SFEC, 10/8/00, Par p.7)

1963        The comedy film "It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" starred Jimmy Durante, Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Buddy Hackett and Bobo Lewis (d.1998 at 72). It was directed by Stanley Kramer. It won an Oscar in 1964 for sound effects. It premiered at Hollywood’s new Cinerama Theatre on Nov 7 in a lengthy 195 minute version.
    (SFC, 11/14/98, p.A23)(WSJ, 2/13/02, p.A1)

1963        The film "Kings of the Sun" starred Yul Brynner. It was directed by J. Lee Thompson (d.2002).
    (SFC, 9/9/02, p.A22)

1963        Charles O’Neil (1904-1996) co-wrote the screenplay for the film "Lassie’s Great Adventure."
    (SFC, 9/5/96, p.C2)

1963        The film "Le Lit Conjugal" (The Conjugal Bed) by Italian director Marco Ferreri was produced.
    (SFC, 5/10/97, p.A20)

1963        The film "Leopard" starred Burt Lancaster as the prince who makes the ceremonial cut into the timballo. It was directed Luchino Visconti and based on the novel by Giuseppe di Lampedusa.
    (SFC, 10/2/96, zz1 p.8)

1963        The film "Lilies of the Field" with Sidney Poitier was produced. Poitier won an Oscar for his performance.
    (SFC, 3/25/97, p.A15)

1963        The film "The List of Adrian Messenger" starred Frank Sinatra, George C. Scott and Robert Mitchum.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)(SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1963        The film "Lord of the Flies" was directed by Peter Brook.
    (WSJ, 6/15/98, p.A26)

1963        The film "Love With the Proper Stranger" starred Natalie Wood and Steve McQueen.
    (SFC,11/14/97, p.C18)

1963        The film "Mary, Mary" was produced. It was based on the Broadway play by Jean Kerr.
    (SFC, 1/7/03, p.A22)

1963        Andrew McLaglen (1920-2014) directed the film “McLintock!" starring John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara.
    (SFC, 9/5/14, p.D4)(TVM, 1977, p.468)

1963        The film “Move Over Darling" starred James Garner, Doris Day and Polly Bergen. It was directed by Michael Gordon.
    (SFC, 7/21/14, p.A6)(TVM, 1977, p.487)

1963        The film “Murder at the Gallop" starred Margaret Rutherford (d.1972).
    (WSJ, 3/4/06, p.P2)

1963        The film "Now About These Women" featured Jarl Kulle (d. 1997 at 70) and was directed by Ingmar Bergman.
    (SFC, 10/4/97, p.A20)

1963        The film "The Nutty Professor" starred Jerry Lewis and Stella Stevens. Lewis also directed the film. In 2004 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (TVM, 1975, p.414)(SFC, 6/29/96, p.E1)(SFC, 12/31/04, p.E6)

1963        The film "The Organizer" was made by Mario Monicelli.
    (WSJ, 10/25/96, p.A15)

1963        The film "A New Kind of Love" starred Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman.
    (SFEC, 11/1/98, DB p.54)

1963        The French film "Nutty, Naughty Chateau" (Un Chateau en Suede) was directed by Roger Vadim.
    (SFC, 2/12/00, p.A21)

1963        The film "The Organizer" starred Marcello Mastroianni and was directed by Mario Monicelli.
    (SFC, 1/11/00, p.B6)

1963        The film "Palms Springs Weekend" starred Troy Donohue and Connie Stevens. The screenplay was written by Earl Hammer Jr.
    (SFC, 9/3/01, p.A15)(SSFC, 3/27/16, p.C13)

1963        The film "Papa’s Delicate Condition" starred Jackie Gleason.
    (SFC, 10/10/02, p.D9)

1963        The film “The Prize" starred Paul Newman.
    (SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1963        The film "PT 109" with Cliff Robertson as John F. Kennedy was produced.
    (SFC, 7/7/96, DB p.27)

1963        Robert Mitchum played in the film "Rampage."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1963        The film “The Raven" featured British actress Hazel Court and Vincent Price. It was based on a story by Edgar Allan Poe.
    (SFC, 4/19/08, p.B5)

1963        The film "The Sadist" by James Landis was produced.
    (SFEM, 4/27/97, p.6)

1963        The Mexican film "The Saint Against the Strangler" starred Begona Palacios (d.2000 at 58).
    (SFC, 3/3/00, p.d5)

1963        The Mexican film "The Saint Against the Ghost and the Strangler" starred Begona Palacios. Palacios later married director Sam Peckinpah.
    (SFC, 3/3/00, p.d5)

1963        The British film “The Servant" starred Dirk Bogarde and James Fox. It was directed by Joseph Losey. It was a merciless dissection of the relationship between a scheming valet and his dissolute master.
    (WSJ, 3/23/05, p.D8)(Econ, 3/10/12, p.80)

1963        The film "Shock Corridor" was a melodrama written and directed by Sam Fuller (d.1997 at 86). It was the story of a reporter undercover at a mental institution. It starred Peter Breck, Constance Towers and Hari Rhodes.
    (SFC, 10/10/97, p.C10)(SFC,11/1/97, p.A17)(SFC,12/5/97, p.C12)

1963        The 8-hour film “Sleep" was produced by Andy Warhol.
    (SFC, 9/20/06, p.E5)

1963        The French film "Songs in the Basement" starred Germaine Montero and was directed by Henri Verneuil.
    (SFC, 7/1/00, p.C2)

1963        The film "Spencer's Mountain" starred Maureen O'Hara.
    (SFEC, 3/14/99, Par p.16)

1963        The film "The Sporting Life" starred Richard Harris as a Yorkshire coal miner who becomes a successful professional rugby player. It was directed by Lindsay Anderson.
    (WSJ, 2/22/02, p.W5)

1963        The film "Tammy and the Doctor" starred Sandra Dee and featured the debut of Peter Fonda.
    (SFEC, 6/15/97, Par. p.18)

1963        Jimmy Stewart starred in the film "Take Her She’s Mine."
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1963        The film “The Thrill of It All" starred James Garner, Doris Day and Arlene Francis. It was directed by Norman Jewison.
    (SFC, 7/21/14, p.A6)(TVM, 1977, p.728)

1963        The 4* British film "Tom Jones" was directed by Tony Richardson. It starred Albert Finney, Joyce Redman and Susannah York.
    (SFC, 4/2/98, p.E1)(TVM, 1975, p.597)(SFEC, 12/6/98, DB p.58)

1963        The film "Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze" was produced.
    (SSFC, 11/25/01, p.A28)

1963        The film "Toys in the Attic" starred Wendy Hiller and was directed by George Roy Hill.
    (SFC, 12/28/02, p.A2)(SFC, 5/17/03, p.A16)

1963        The film "The Trial" starred Anthony Perkins, Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Romy Schneider and Elsa Martinelli. It was based on the Kafka novel.
    (SFC, 6/7/99, p.B2)

1963        The film "Twilight of Honor" featured the debut of Linda Evans.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, Par p.18)

1963        The film “The V.I.P.s" starred Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and Margaret Rutherford, who won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. It was directed by Anthony Asquith.
    (AARP, 6/03, p.22)(MoTV, 1977, p.769)

1963        The film “Who’s Been Sleeping in My Bed" starred Carol Burnett.
    (SSFC, 12/18/05, Par p.22)

1963        Marcello Mastroianni (1924-1996), Italian actor, starred in "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow."
    (SFC, 12/20/96, p.A4)

1963        The film "Zorba the Greek" starred Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates, Irene Papas and Lila Kedrova (d.2000). Kedrova won an Oscar for best supporting actress.
    (SFC, 4/21/00, p.D4)

1963        The Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) was established to regulate films.
    (http://kfcb.co.ke/)(Econ, 11/5/16, p.42)

1964        The film "The Americanization of Emily" starred James Garner, Julie Andrews and James Coburn.
    (WSJ, 7/23/02, p.D8)(SFC, 11/20/02, p.D3)

1964        The French film "Bande a Part" was directed by Jean-Luc Godard.
    (SSFC, 1/18/04, p.M4)

1964        The film "Becket" starred Peter O’Toole, Richard Burton and John Gielgud. It was directed by Peter Glenville. It was written by Edward Anhalt (d.2000 at 86) and won him an Oscar.
    (TVM, 1975, p.7)(SFC, 9/5/00, p.A24)

1964        The film “Bedtime Story" starred Marlon Brando and David Niven." It was written by Paul Henning (1912-2005).
    (SFC, 3/26/05, p.B5)

1964        Bernardo Bertolucci directed "Before the Revolution" which he wrote in 1962 at age 22.
    (WSJ, 6/14/96, p.A7)

1964        The film "Behold a Pale Horse" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1964        The film "The Best Man" with Henry Fonda was produced.
    (SFC, 7/7/96, DB p.28)

1964        The Brazilian film "Black God, White Devil" was directed by Glauber Rocha.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.44)

1964        The film "Black Like Me" was produced by Bernard J. Cherin. It was based on the book by John Howard Griffith.
    (SFC, 1/19/99, p.A16)

1964        The film "The Brass Bottle" starred Tony Randall, Burl Ives and Kathie Browne (d.2003).
    (SFC, 4/17/03, p.A23)

1964        The film "The Chalk Garden" starred Hayley Mills.
    (SFEC, 6/4/00, Par p.26)

1964        The film "Cheyenne Autumn" starred Jimmy Stewart and Richard Widmark.
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)(SFC, 3/27/08, p.A2)

1964        The film "Chimes at Midnight" starred John Gielgud.
    (SFC, 5/23/00, p.A13)

1964        The French film "Circel of Love" (La Ronde) was directed by Roger Vadim.
    (SFC, 2/12/00, p.A21)

1964        The film "Circus World" starred John Wayne and Rita Hayworth and was produced by Samuel Bronston. The screenplay was by Philip Yordan.
    (SSFC, 4/6/03, p.A23)

1964        The film "The Curse of the Living Corpse" starred Roy Schneider.
    (SFEC, 1/31/99, Par p.14)

1964        The film "Curse of the Mummy's Tomb" starred Dickie Owen.
    (SFEC, 5/16/99, DB p.56)

1964        The film "Dead Birds" was directed by Robert Gardner. It was named a Library of Congress Classic in 1998.
    (SFC, 11/30/98, p.D3)

1964        The film “Dear Heart" was directed by Delbert Mann.
    (SFC, 11/13/07, p.D9)

1964        Czech Rep. film director Jan Nemec (d.2016), a representative of the new wave of Czechoslovak cinema, debuted "Diamonds of the Night,", about two boys escaping from a transport to a Nazi death camp.
    (AP, 3/19/16)

1964        The film "The Disorderly Orderly" starred Jerry Lewis.
    (SFEC, 9/6/98, Par p.14)

1964        The film "Dog Star Man" was made by  experimental filmmaker Stan Brakhage (d.2003 at 70).
    (SFC, 3/12/03, p.A22)

1964        The film "Dr. Strangelove; or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb" starred George C. Scott and Sterling hayden. It was directed by Stanley Kubrick and was later selected as a Library of Congress film classic. It was rated #26 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (SFEC,12/28/97, BR p.8)(SFC, 1/21/98, p.E1,6)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)(SSFC, 5/22/11, DB p.46)

1964        The film “Empire" was produced. In 2004 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/31/04, p.E6)

1964        The French film "L’Empire de la Nuit" featured the tap dancing of the Harold Nicholas.
    (SFC, 7/5/00, p.A19)

1964        The documentary surfing film “Endless Summer" was shot by Bruce Brown.
    (SFC, 5/31/05, p.B4)

1964        The film "Ensign Pulver" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1964        The film "Fail-Safe" starred Henry Fonda and Walter Matthau. It was based on a 1962 novel by Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler.
    (SFC, 7/7/96, DB p.28)(SFC, 9/18/04, p.B7)

1964        The film "Film" starred Buster Keaton and was directed by Samuel Beckett.
    (SFEC, 1/17/99, BR p.7)

1964        Sergio Leone directed "Fistful of Dollars" with Clint Eastwood.
    (SFC, 12/3/96, p.E3)

1964        The Western film "For a Few Dollars More" with Clint Eastwood by Sergio Leone was a remake of Kurosawa’s 1961 film "Yojimbo."
    (SFC,12/25/97, p.A25)

1964        The James Bond movie "From Russia With Love" starred Sean Connery and Daniela Bianchi. World wide receipts totaled $79 mil. Desmon Llewelyn (d.1999 at 85) starred as Q.
    (WSJ, 11/7/95, p. A1)(Hem., 7/96, p.55)(TVM, 1975, p.198)

1964        The documentary film "Give Me a Riddle" was made by David Schickele in Nigeria after his service in the Peace Corps.
    (SFC, 11/3/99, p.C6)

1964        The film "A Global Affair" featured Bob Hope.
    (SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)

1964        The James Bond movie "Goldfinger" starred Sean Connery. It grossed $125 mil. The theme song was sung by Shirley Bassey with lyrics by Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse.
    (WSJ, 11/7/95, p. A1)(Hem., 7/96, p.55)(SFC, 4/15/99, p.C4)

1964        The film "Goodbye Charlie" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1964        The film “Good Neighbor Sam" featured Charles Lane.
    (SFC, 7/11/07, p.A2)

1964        The Beatles's film "A Hard Day’s Night" was directed by Richard Lester.
    (SFEC, 10/27/96, DB p.58)(SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)

1964        The film "Having a Wild Weekend" featured the Dave Clark Five and the fabled T.A.M.I show with James Brown, Chuck Berry, the Rolling Stones and the Supremes.
    (SFEM, 6/28/98, p.3)

1964        The Japanese film "High and Low" starred Toshiro Mifune as a factory owner standing up to his son’s kidnapper.
    (SFC,12/25/97, p.A25)

1964        The film "Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte" with Bette Davis was produced. The music was written by Frank DeVol (d.1999 at 88).
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)(SFC, 10/30/99, p.C2)

1964        The film "I Am Cuba" was directed by Mikhail Kalatozov. It was made as a propaganda film about Soviet-Cuban friendship.
    (SFEC, 4/12/98, DB p.52)

1964        The film "The Incredible Mr. Limpet" starred Don Knotts (1924-2006).
    (SFEC, 11/29/98, DB p.48)

1964        The film "Invitation to a Gunfighter" starred Yul Brynner and George Segal. It was directed by Richard Wilson and produced by Stanley Kramer.
    (SFC, 2/21/01, p.A18)(TVM, 1975, p.283)

1964        The film "It Happened Here" was co-directed by Andrew Mollow and Kevin Brownlow. It depicted a Britain occupied by Nazi Germany.
    (SFEC, 1/30/00, DB p.42)

1964        The film "The Killers" starred Lee Marvin, Clu Gulager, John Cassavetes, Angie Dickinson and Ronal Reagan in his last film role.
    (SFC, 2/20/98, p.C13)

1964        The film "Kissin’ Cousins" with Elvis Presley was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/3/97, DB p.35)

1964        The film "Kiss Me Stupid" starred Dean Martin and was written and directed by Billy Wilder.
    (SFC, 11/20/96, p.E3)(SFEC, 4/23/00, DB p.46)

1964        "Kiss of the Vampire" was a British Hammer Film production.
    (SFEC, 12/15/96, DB p.67)

1964        The film “Lady in a Cage" was written and produced by Luther Davis (1916-2008).
    (SFC, 8/5/08, p.B4)

1964        The film "Lilith" starred Peter Fonda, Kim Hunter, Jean Seberg and Gene Hackman.
    (SFEC, 6/15/97, Par. p.18)(SSFC, 12/30/01, Par p.16)(SFC, 9/12/02, p.A26)

1964        Robert Mitchum played in the film "Man in the Middle."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1964        The film "Marnie" starred Sean Connery, Tippi Hedren and Melody Thomas Scott. It was directed by Alfred Hitchcock and based on a 1961 novel by Winston Graham (d.2003).
    (TVM, 1975, p.367)(SSFC, 2/24/02, Par p.12)(SFC, 7/11/03, p.A19)

1964        Marcello Mastroianni (1924-1996), Italian actor, starred with Sophia Loren in "Marriage Italian Style."
    (SFC, 12/20/96, p.A4)

1964        The film "Mary Poppins" featured the debut of Julie Andrews. Andrews won an Oscar for her performance.
    (SFEM, 5/4/97, p.6)(SFC, 8/22/97, p.D14)(SFC, 3/18/02, p.D1)

1964        The film “The Masque of the Red Death" starred British actress Hazel Court and Vincent Price. It was based on a story by Edgar Allan Poe.
    (SFC, 4/19/08, p.B5)

1964        The film "The Misadventures of Merlin Jones" was produced.
    (SFC, 11/25/02, p.A15)

1964        The film "Moonspinners" starred Hayley Mills in her transition from child actor to romantic lead.
    (SFEC, 1/18/98, DB p.46)

1964        The film “Muscle Beach Party" starred Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello and Dan Haggerty.
    (SSFC, 1/17/16, p.C17)

1964        The film "My Fair Lady" starred Audrey Hepburn, Stanley Holloway and Rex Harrison. It was rated #91 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (SFEC,11/16/97, DB p.16)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)

1964        The film "The Naked Kiss" starred Constance Towers and Anthony Eisley. It was directed by Sam Fuller (d.1997) and was about a prostitute who flees her pimp and hides in a small town.
    (SFC,12/5/97, p.C12)(SFC,12/5/97, p.C12)(SFEM, 1/11/98, p.2)

1964        The film "Nightmare in Chicago" was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)

1964        The John Huston film "Night of the Iguana" starred Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr, Sue Lyon and Elizabeth Taylor. It was filmed in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and featured the work of cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa (1908-1997).
    (SFC, 4/29/97, p.A20)(USAT, 1/16/04, p.1D)

1964        The film "Nothing But the Best" with Willie Rushton (1937-1996) was produced.
    (SFC, 12/12/96, p.C8)

1964        The comedy film "Paris - When It Sizzles" starred William Holden and Audrey Hepburn.
    (SFEC, 4/18/99, DB p.45)

1964        The film "The Patsy" starred Jerry Lewis.
    (SFC, 10/10/02, p.A21)

1964        The documentary film "Point of Order" was a distilling of the 1954 Army-McCarthy Senate hearings. It was directed by Emile de Antonio and Daniel Talbot.
    (SFC, 11/12/98, p.E3)

1964        The film "Pumpkin Eater" with Anne Bancroft was produced.
    (SFC, 8/26/97, p.E4)

1964        The film "Red Desert" starred Monica Vitti and Richard Harris and was directed by Michelangelo Antonioni. It was Antonioni’s 1st color film. The cinematography was by Carlo Di Palma (d.2004)
    (SFEC, 1/17/99, DB p.43)(WSJ, 11/10/00, p.W11)(SFC, 7/15/04, p.B7)

1964        The film "Rio Conchos" starred Tony Franciosa and Richard Boone. It was directed by Gordon Douglas.
    (SFC, 1/21/06, p.B5)(MoTV, 1977, p.601)

1964        The film "Robin and the Seven Hoods" starred Frank Sinatra, Dean martin and Sammy Davis Jr.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)(SFEC, 8/16/98, DB p.56)

1964        The film “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians" was produced.
    (SSFC, 12/19/04, Par p.11)

1964        The Polish film "The Saragosso Manuscript" starred Zbigniev Cybulski (d.1967 at 39) and was directed by Wojciech Has (d.2000 at 75). It was based on the novel "The Manuscript," found in Saragosso and written by Jan Potocki, a Polish expatriate.
    (SFEM, 8/1/99, p.2)(SFC, 8/5/99, p.B1,5)(SFC, 10/4/00, p.B2)

1964        The film "Seven Days in May" starred Kirk Douglas and was directed by John Frankenheimer.
    (SFEC, 1/23/00, Par p.12)(SSFC, 7/7/02, p.A23)

1964        The film "Sex and the Single Girl" featured Stubby Kaye.
    (SFC,12/16/97, p.B4)

1964        The film "A Shot in the Dark" was ranked 48th most funny film in 2000.
    (SFC, 6/15/00, p.E3)

1964        Luis Bunuel made his film "Simon del Desierto" (Simon of the Desert) in Mexico. It was his last film before returning to Europe. It features an ascetic who gets transported to a go-go bar in Greenwich Village.
    (SFC, 4/14/98, p.E3)

1964        The film "Soft Skin" starred Francoise Dorleac and Jean-Louis Trintignant as illicit lovers.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)

1964        The film “That Man from Rio" was directed by Philippe de Broca. It represented part of the new wave in French film making.
    (SFC, 12/3/04, p.B7)

1964        The film "The Thirteen Most Beautiful Boys of 1964" was produced by Andy Warhol.
    (WSJ, 1/2/02, p.A15)

1964        The film "36 Hours" starred James Garner as a WW II POW.
    (SFEC, 7/5/98, DB p.46)

1964        The film "Topkapi" featured Peter Ustinov.
    (SFC, 3/30/04, p.A2)

1964        The film "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg" starred Catherine Deneuve and was  produced by Jacques Demy.
    (SFC, 6/11/96, p.E1)(SFEC, 4/16/00, DB p.50)

1964        The film "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" starred Debbie Reynolds as Molly Brown, the richest woman in Denver, who survived the sinking of the Titanic. The film was based on a Broadway play and incorporated the song-and-dance routine "I Ain’t Down yet."
    (SFEC,12/797, DB p.41)

1964        The film “The Visit" starred Ingrid Bergman and Anthony Quinn. A Broadway production had starred Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne and was based on a 1956 play by Swiss playwright Friedrich Durrenmatt. The film was directed by Bernhard Wicki.
    (WSJ, 10/21/06, p.P8)(MoTV, 1977, p.770)

1964        The film "Viva Las Vegas" with Elvis Presley and Ann-Margret was produced. Nicky Blair (d.1998 at 70) played Elvis’ sidekick.
    (SFEC, 8/3/97, DB p.35)(SFC, 11/25/98, p.B4)

1964        The film "What a Way to Go" starred Robert Mitchum and Paul Newman.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1964        The film "The World of Henry Orient" starred Peter Sellers and was directed by George Roy Hill. It was based on a 1958 novel by Nora Johnson (1933-2017).
    (SFC, 12/28/02, p.A2)(SFC, 10/11/17, p.D6)

1964        The film "World Without Sun" by Jacques Cousteau won an Academy Award.
    (SFC, 6/26/97, p.A7)

1964        The film "The Yellow Rolls-Royce" starred George C. Scott with the filmscript by Terence Rattigan.
    (SFC, 6/23/97, p.E3)(SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1964        The film "Your Cheatin’ Heart" starred George Hamilton as singer Hank Williams.
    (WSJ, 11/27/01, p.A20)

1964         The film "Zulu" with Michael Caine was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, Par p.16)

1965        Mar 2, The movie version of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical “The Sound of Music," starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, had its world premiere at New York’s Rivoli Theater. The musical, about the Trapp Family, was a hit on the Great White Way for 3-1/2 years and one of the most popular motion pictures of all time. It remains a classic even today. The movie brought instant stardom for Miss Andrews, who went on to star in other singing roles in the theatre, on television, in movies and as a popular recording artist.
    (AP, 3/2/05)

1965        Apr 5, In the 37th Academy Awards "My Fair Lady," Rex Harrison and Julie Andrews won.
    (MC, 4/5/02)

1965        Sep 27, Clara Bow (b.1905), silent film star, died in Los Angeles. David Stenn later authored "Clara Bow: Runnin’ Wild."
    (SFC, 6/21/02, p.D6)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clara_Bow)

1965        Leslie Halliwell, British movie maven, published "The Filmgoer’s Companion," a rudimentary Who’s Who for films.
    (SFC, 9/13/00, p.C1)

1965        The film "The Agony and the Ecstasy" starred Charlton Heston as Michelangelo. It was based on a novel by Irving Stone.
    (SSFC, 2/18/01, DB p.52)

1965        The film "Alphaville was directed by Jean-Luc Godard. The musical score was by Paul Misraki (d.1998 at 90). Misraki composed music on over 150 film soundtracks.
    (SFC, 11/3/98, p.C2)

1965        The film "The Art of Love" starred Dick Van Dyke, James Garner, Elke Sommer and Ethel Merman.
    (SSFC, 2/18/01, DB p.52)

1965        The film "Baby the Rain Must Fall" starred Josephine Hutchinson and Steve McQueen. The screenplay was by Horton Foote.
    (SFC, 6/11/98, p.C3)(SFEC, 6/6/99, DB p.51)

1965        The film "Beach Blanket Bingo" with Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon was produced. It was the 5th and best of the 7 "Beach Party " movies.
    (SFEC, 10/27/96, DB p.57)

1965        The film "The Bedford Incident" starred Sidney Poitier.
    (SFEC, 11/1/98, Par p.18)

1965        The film "Blindfold" starred Rock Hudson. It was directed by Philip Dunne and was based on a story by Lucille Fletcher.
    (TVM, 1975, p.536)(SFC, 9/5/00, p.A24)

1965        The film "Brainstorm" starred Jeffrey Hunter, Anne Francis, Dana Andrews and Kathie Browne.
    (SFC, 4/17/03, p.A23)

1965        The film "Cat Ballou" with Lee Marvin was produced. It featured Stubby Kaye and Nat King Cole as the strolling minstrel narrators.
    (WSJ, 6/20/97, p.A16)(SFC,12/16/97, p.B4)

1965        The film “Chimes at Midnight" was directed by Orson Welles.’
    (SFC, 5/5/15, p.E2)

1965        The film "Cincinnati Kid" starred Steve McQueen and Edward G. Robinson.
    (SFEC, 9/27/98, DB p.51)

1965        William Wyler directed the film "The Collector."
    (WSJ, 1/4/96, p.A8)

1965        The film "Darling" starred Julie Christie. It was directed by John Schlesinger (40). Christie won an Academy Award for her role.
    (SFEC, 2/1/98, DB p.34)(SFC, 7/26/03, p.A22)

1965        Jimmy Stewart starred in the film "Dear Brigitte."
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1965        The film "Diary of a Chambermaid" starred Jeanne Moreau and was directed by Luis Bunuel.
    (SFEC, 3/12/00, p.D5)

1965        The film "Die! Die! My Darling" starred Tallulah Bankhead (d.1968).
    (SSFC, 1/14/01, DB p.34)

1965        Bob Dylan (23) did a tour of England that was chronicled in the film "Don’t Look Back" by D.A. Pennebaker.
    (SFEC, 2/8/98, p.D5)

1965        The film "Doctor Zhivago" starred Omar Shariff, Rod Steiger, Alec Guinness and Julie Christie. It was directed by David Lean and rated #39 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. Lara's Theme was written by Maurice Jarre. A TV version on PBS came out in 2003.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.18)(SFEC, 2/1/98, DB p.34)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 11/1/03, p.D1)

1965        The film "Do Not Disturb" starred Doris Day.
    (SFC, 8/19/00, p.A19)

1965        The film "Father Goose" won an Academy Award for scriptwriter Frank Tarloff (d.1999 at 83). Tarloff was one of the Hollywood writers blacklisted in the 1950s for refusing to cooperate with the HUAC hearings.
    (SFC, 6/29/99, p.A19)

1965        The film “The Fool Killer" starred Anthony Perkins and featured the debut of Edward Albert (14).
    (SFC, 9/28/06, p.B5)

1965        The film “Funny Things Happen Down Under" featured Olivia Newton-John (17).
    (SSFC, 9/11/05, p.26)

1965        The film "Frankie and Johnny" with Elvis Presley was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/3/97, DB p.35)

1965        The film "Four in the Morning" starred Dame Judi Dench.
    (SSFC, 3/24/02, Par p.26)

1965        The film “Genghis Kahn"" starred Omar Sharif and was directed by Henry Levin..
    (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0059429/)

1965        The film "Girl Happy" with Elvis Presley was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/3/97, DB p.35)

1965        The film "The Greatest Story Ever Told" was directed by George Stevens. It was based on a book by Fulton Oursler. The title was borrowed from the 1947-1956 radio program by writer Henry Denker.
    (SFC, 6/19/97, p.A22)(SFC, 5/24/12, p.C5)

1965        The film "The Great Race" starred Tony Curtis.
    (SSFC, 12/15/02, Par p.26)

1965        The film "Harum Scarum" with Elvis Presley was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/3/97, DB p.35)

1965        The film "Having a Wild Weekend" starred the Dave Clark Five and was directed by John Boorman.
    (SFEC, 1/31/99, DB p.50)

1965        The film "Hawks and Sparrows" starred Toto and was directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini.
    (SFC, 1/31/01, p.D1)

1965        The British film "He Who Rides a Tiger" was directed by Charles Crichton.
    (SFC, 9/16/99, p.A19)

1965        Ossie Davis was in the film "The Hill."
    (SFEC, 10/20/96, Par, p.24)

1965        The film "In Harm’s Way" starred John Wayne, and Kirk Douglas and was directed by Otto Preminger. It was set during WW II in the Pacific.
    (SFEC, 11/3/96, DB p.53)(TVM, 1975, p.276)

1965        The film "I'll Take Sweden" featured Bob Hope.
    (SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)

1965        The film "The Ipcress File" with Michael Caine (32) was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, Par p.16)(SSFC, 2/9/03, Par p.4)

1965        The film "John Goldfarb Please Come Home" featured Peter Ustinov.
    (SFC, 3/30/04, p.A2)

1965        The film "King Rat" starred George Segal.
    (SFEC, 2/7/99, Par p.26)

1965        The film "The Knack and How To Get It" starred Charlotte Rampling.
    (SSFC, 4/29/01, Par p.15)

1965        The film "Lady L" starred Paul Newman and was directed by Peter Ustinov.
    (SFC, 3/30/04, p.A2)(SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1965        The film "Looking for Love" featured Johnny Carson.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, DB p.45)

1965        The film “Lord Jim" starred Peter O’Toole. It was directed by Richard Brooks and was based on the novel by Joseph Conrad.
    (SFC, 12/16/13, p.A4)

1965        The film "The Loved One" starred Rod Steiger.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.18)

1965        Milos Forman directed the film "Loves of a Blond."
    (WSJ, 12/27/96, p.A5)

1965        The film "Major Dundee" starred Richard Harris and James Coburn.
    (SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)(SFC, 11/20/02, p.D3)

1965        The Italian film “Marco the Magnificent" starred Omar Sharif.
    (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0059429/)

1965        The film "Marriage on the Rocks" starred Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1965        Arthur Penn directed "Mickey One" with Warren Beatty.
    (SFEC, 1/5/97, EM p.8)

1965        The film "Mirage" starred Gregory Peck and Walter Matthau.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, Par p.18)(SFEC, 7/2/00, p.A9)

1965        Robert Mitchum played in the film "Mister Moses."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1965        The film "The Monkey’s Uncle" was produced.
    (SFC, 11/25/02, p.A15)

1965        The film "Never Too Late" starred Maureen O’Sullivan.
    (SJM, 6/24/98, p.4A)

1965        The film "None But the Brave" starred Frank Sinatra and Brad Dexter.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)(SFC, 12/16/02, p.A23)

1965        The Russian film "Operation Y and Other Adventures of Shurik" starred Georgy Vitsin and was directed by Leonid Gaidai.
    (SFC, 10/25/01, p.A25)

1965        The film "Othello" with Laurence Olivier, Frank Finlay, Maggie Smith and Joyce Redman was produced.
    (USAT, 8/16/96, p.3D)

1965        The film "Our Man Flint" was produced.
    (SSFC, 11/25/01, p.A28)

1965        The film "A Patch of Blue" starred Sidney Poitier and Shelly Winters.
    (SFEC, 11/1/98, Par p.18)(SSFC, 3/18/01, DB p.44)

1965        The film "The Pawnbroker" starred Rod Steiger.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.18)

1965        The Swedish film “Persona" was directed by Ingmar Bergman.
    (SFC, 7/31/07, p.E3)

1965        The film "Pierrot le Fou" starred Jean-Paul Belmondo and Anna Karina. It was directed by Jean-Luc Godard.
    (SFC, 12/9/00, p.B5)

1965        The film "The Pleasure Seekers" starred Tony Franciosa and Ann-Margret. It was a remake of “Three Coins in The Fountain."
    (SFC, 1/21/06, p.B5)(MoTV, 1977, p.601)

1965        The film "Red Beard" (Akahige) starred Toshiro Mifune as a pioneering physician. It was directed by Akira Kurosawa.
    (SFC,12/25/97, p.A25)(SFC, 9/7/98, p.A21)

1965        The French film "Repulsion" with Catherine Deneuve was directed by Roman Polanski. It was a tale of female madness and paranoia.
    (SFC, 5/22/98, p.C3)

1965        The film "The Rounders" was directed Burt Kennedy.
    (SFC, 2/17/01, p.A24)

1965        The film "The Sandpiper" starred Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. It featured the song "The Shadow of Your Smile" by Johnny Mandel for which he won an Academy Award. The screenplay was by Dalton Trumbo.
    (SFC, 8/20/96, p.A18)(SFC, 3/3/05, p.E3)

1965        The film "Shenandoah" starred Jimmy Stewart. It was directed by Andrew McLaglen (1920-2014).
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1965        The film "Ship of Fools" starred George Segal, Simone Signoret, Jose Ferrer, Lee Marvin and Vivien Leigh. This was Leigh's last film. It was directed by Stanley Kramer.
    (SFEC, 2/7/99, Par p.26)(SFEC, 6/13/99, DB p.37)(TVM, 1975, p.516)

1965        The film "The Slender Thread" featured Dabney Coleman.
    (SSFC, 12/16/01, p.16)

1965        The film "Sound of Music" starred Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer and was directed by Robert Wise. It was rated #55 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. Ernest Lehman was the screenwriter. 
    (SFEM, 9/28/97, p.14)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SSFC, 1/12/03, Par p.20)

1965        The film "Swingin’ Summer" starred Raquel Welch."
    (SSFC, 3/17/02, Par p.26)

1965        The film “That Funny Feeling" starred Sandra Dee and Bobby Darin.
    (SFC, 2/21/05, p.A2)

1965        The film "A Thousand Clowns" with Jason Robards, Martin Balsam, Barry Gordon and Barbara Harris was produced.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)(SSFC, 1/7/01, DB p.42)

1965        The film "Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines" with Willie Rushton (1937-1996) was produced.
    (SFC, 12/12/96, p.C8)

1965        The James Bond movie "Thunderball" starred Sean Connery. World wide receipts total $141 mil. The screenplay was by John R. Hopkins. It premiered in US on Dec 29.
    (WSJ, 11/7/95, p. A1)(MC, 12/29/01)

1965        The film "The Train" was directed by John Frankenheimer. It was about French Resistance fighters trying to stop the Nazis from shipping away art treasures.
    (WSJ, 9/25/98, p.W2)

1965        The film "Treasure of the Aztecs" was screen written by Paul Jarrico.
    (SFC,10/30/97, p.A26)

1965        The film "The Truth About Spring" starred Hayley Mills.
    (SFEC, 6/4/00, Par p.26)

1965        The film "Von Ryan’s Express" starred Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1965        The comedy film “What’s New Pussycat" starred Peters Sellers and Peter O’Toole. It was written by Woody Allen.
    (SFC, 12/16/13, p.A4)

1966        Apr 28, In the 38th Academy Awards "Sound of Music," Julie Christie and Lee Marvin won.
    (MC, 4/28/02)

1966        Jun 22, The film "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" opened. It starred George Segal, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor as a downtrodden professor and his drunken wife and was directed by Mike Nichols. Ernest Lehman was the screenwriter.
    (www.imdb.com/title/tt0061184/)(SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.54)(SFC, 7/30/97, p.E3)(SFC, 11/21/14, p.E1)

1966         The film "Alfie" starred Michael Caine and Shelley Winters.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, Par p.16)(SSFC, 1/15/06, p.B7)

1966        The film "Arabesque" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, Par p.18)

1966        The film "Assault on a Queen" starred Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1966        The film "The Bible: In the Beginning" starred George C. Scott and Peter O’Toole. It was directed by John Huston.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)(SFC, 12/16/13, p.A4)

1966        The film "The Big Gundown" starred Lee Van Cleef and was directed by Sergio Sollima. The score was by Ennio Morricone.
    (SFC, 7/7/99, p.E3)

1966        The film "A Big Hand for the Little Lady" starred Jason Robards, Joanne Woodward and Henry Fonda.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)(SSFC, 6/28/03, p.A31)

1966        The film "Blowup" starred David Hemmings (1941-2003) and was directed by Michelangelo Antonioni.
    (SFC, 9/12/96, p.E3)(SFEC, 1/17/99, DB p.43)(SFC, 12/5/03, p.A27)

1966        The film "Born Free" was shot in Kenya and based on the true story of Joy Adamson raising a lioness. It was produced by Paul B. Radin (d.2001 at 88) It won 2 Oscars for original score and title song.
    (SFC, 10/29/01, p.A18)

1966        The film "Boy Did I Get a Wrong Number" starred Bob Hope and Phyllis Diller.
    (SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)(AP, 8/20/12)   

1966        The film "Cast a Giant Shadow" starred Frank Sinatra. It was written, produced and directed by Melville Shavelson (1917-2007).
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)(SFC, 8/10/07, p.B9)

1966        The documentary film "Castro Street" was directed by Kenneth Anger. It was later selected as a Library of Congress film classic.
    (SFC, 1/21/98, p.E1,6)

1966        The film "Chappaqua" was written and directed by Conrad Rooks. It featured William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Ornette Coleman, Paula Pritchett, and music by Ravi Shankar and the Fugs. It was an autobiographical account of how Rooks pursued a 'Sleeping cure" in France for his addictions. A New print was released in 1999.
    (SFC, 6/4/99, p.C5)

1966        The film "The Chase" with E.G. Marshall and Robert Duvall was produced.
    (SFC, 10/12/97, Par p.22)(SFEC, 8/16/98, Par p.16)

1966        The film "Chimes At Midnight" with Orson Welles as Falstaff and John Gielgud as Henry IV, was produced. It enacted the Battle of Shrewsbury.
    (WSJ, 7/12/96, p.A9)

1966        The film "The Countess From Hong Kong" was made by Charlie Chaplin.
    (SFEC, 12/13/98, BR p.6)

1966        The film "The Crazy Quilt" was directed by John Korty.
    (SFEM, 3/29/98, p.6)

1966        The film "Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round" starred James Coburn.
    (SFC, 11/20/02, p.D3)

1966        The film "Double Trouble" with Elvis Presley, Norman Rossington (d.1999 at 70) and Annette Day was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/3/97, DB p.35)(SFC, 5/25/99, p.B2)

1966        The documentary film "Endless Summer" by Bruce Brown was about 2 surfers following the summer around the globe. In 2002 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFEC, 7/18/99, p.T2)(SFC, 12/19/02, p.E12)

1966        The Japanese film “The Face of Another" starred Tatsuya Nakadai and was directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara.
    (WSJ, 7/2/08, p.B13)

1966        The film "Fahrenheit 451" by Francis Truffaut starred Julie Christie and Oskar Werner. It was based on the novel by Ray Bradbury.
    (SFC, 1/31/97, p.D5)(SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)

1966        The film "The Family Way" starred Hayley Mills in her first truly adult role. It was directed by Roy Boulting, whom she married in 1971.
    (SFEC, 1/18/98, DB p.47)

1966        The film "Fantastic Voyage" starred Raquel Welch."
    (SSFC, 3/17/02, Par p.26)

1966        The film "Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill!" was about three karate-chopping dolls in the desert who plan to steal the loot of an old man and his retarded son. It was directed by Russ Meyer (1922-2004)
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)(SFC, 9/22/04, p.A2)

1966        The Disney film "The Fighting Prince of Donegal" was set in the 16th century as Irish clans rose up against the British.
    (SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.57)

1966        The film "A Fine Madness" starred Sean Connery as a compulsive truth-telling poet. It was directed by Irvin Kershner.
    (WSJ, 5/15/98, p.W5)

1966        The film "The Flight of the Phoenix" starred Jimmy Stewart and Ian Bannen. It was directed by Robert Aldrich.
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)(TVM, 1975, p.184)

1966        The film "The Fortune Cookie" starred Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau and was directed by Billy Wilder .
    (SFEC,11/2/97, DB p.60)(SFC, 3/29/02, p.A14)

1966        The French film "The Game Is Over" (La Curee) was directed by Roger Vadim.
    (SFC, 2/12/00, p.A21)

1966        The film "Georgy Girl" starred Lynn Redgrave, Charlotte Rampling and Alan Bates.
    (SSFC, 4/29/01, Par p.15)(SFC, 12/29/03, p.A12)

1966        The film "The Ghost and Mr. Chicken" starred Don Knotts.
    (SFEC, 4/26/98, p.56)(SSFC, 2/26/06, p.B7)

1966        Clint Eastwood starred in "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly."
    (SFEM, 1/12/97, Par, p.4)

1966        The film "The Group" featured the debut of Hal Holbrook.
    (SFEC, 8/10/97, Par p.14)

1966        The film "Harper" starred Lauren Bacall, Paul Newman and Shelley Winters.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.6)(SSFC, 1/15/06, p.B7)

1966        The film "Hawaii" starred Richard Harris and Julie Andrews. It was directed by George Roy Hill.
    (SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)(SFC, 12/28/02, p.A2)

1966        The Swedish film “Hour of the Wolf" was directed by Ingmar Bergman.
    (SFC, 7/31/07, p.E3)

1966        The film "Inside Daisy Clover" starred Robert Redford and Natalie Wood.
    (SFC, 6/17/98, p.E1)

1966        The film "Is Paris Burning" starred Kirk Douglas and Robert Stack. It was directed by Rene Clement.
    (SFC, 7/3/96, p.E3)(SFEC, 1/23/00, Par p.12)

1966        The film “King of Hearts" starred Alan Bates and was directed by Philippe de Broca (1933-2004).
    (SFC, 12/3/04, p.B7)

1966        The film "A Man Called Adam" starred Sammy Davis Jr., Louis Armstrong and Mel Torme. It was written by Lester Pine (d.2001 at 84).
    (SFC, 8/18/01, p.E3)

1966        The film “A Man Could Get Killed" featured Sandra Dee.
    (SFC, 2/21/05, p.A2)

1966        The film "A Man for All Seasons" starred Paul Scofield and Wendy Hiller. It won an Oscar for best picture. It was based on a play by Robert Bolt.
    (SFC, 3/15/97, p.A19)(SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.54)(WSJ, 10/22/98, p.A20)

1966        The film "A Man Is Not a Bird" was directed by Dusan Makavejev and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1966        The Czech film "Marketa Lazarova" was directed by Frantisek Vlacil.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.44)

1966        Jean Luc Godard’s film "Masculine-Feminine" was produced.
    (WSJ, 5/31/96, p.A10)

1966        The film "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" with Suzanne Farrell was made.
    (SFEC, 6/8/97, Par p.18)(TVM, 1975, p.375)

1966        The film "Modesty Blaise" starred Monica Vitti.
    (SFEC, 1/3/99, DB p.29)

1966        The noir film "The Money Trap" starred Glenn Ford and Rita Hayworth.
    (SFC, 7/11/97, p.E2)

1966        The film "Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment" was directed by Czech-born Karel Reisz (d.2002).
    (SFC, 11/28/02, p.A30)

1966        The film "Not With My Life, You Don't" starred George C. Scott.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1966        The film "One Million Years B.C." starred Raquel Welch."
    (SSFC, 3/17/02, Par p.26)

1966        The film "The Oscar" starred Tony Bennet and Stephen Boyd.
    (SFEC, 2/7/99, DB p.61)(SFEC, 11/28/99, DB p.48)

1966        The film "Our Man Flint" starred James Coburn.
    (SFC, 11/20/02, p.D3)

1966        The film "The Professionals" starred Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, Lee Marvin and Claudia Cardinale. It was directed by Richard Brooks.
    (SFC, 9/3/99, p.B3)

1966        Film director Jan Nemec (79), a representative of the new wave of Czechoslovak cinema directed "Report on the Party and Guests," targeting totalitarian power.
    (AP, 3/19/16)

1966        Jimmy Stewart starred in the film "The Rare Breed." It was directed by Andrew McLaglen (1920-2014).
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)(SFC, 9/5/14, p.D4)

1966        The film "The Sand Pebbles" starred Steve McQueen, Mako (1933-2006) and Richard Crenna (d.2003). It was directed by Robert Wise.
    (SFC, 1/20/03, p.B4)(SFC, 7/24/06, p.B8)

1966        The noir sci-fi film "Seconds" starred Rock Hudson and was directed by John Frankenheimer.
    (SFEM, 8/31/97, p.3)(SFEC, 4/30/00, DB p.58)

1966        The Russian film "Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors" was directed by Sergei Paradjanov and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1966        The film "The Shop on Main Street" was directed by Jan Kadar and Elmar Klos and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1966        The film "Spinout" with Elvis Presley was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/3/97, DB p.35)

1966        The Japanese film “The Sword of Doom" starred Tatsuya Nakadai and was directed by Kihachi Okamoto.
    (WSJ, 7/2/08, p.B13)

1966        The film "The Taming of the Shrew" had its screen set designed by Renzo Mongiardino (d.1998 at 81). It was directed by Franco Zeffirelli and starred Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.
    (SFC, 2/3/98, p.A15)(TVM, 1975, p.565)

1966        The film "Three on a Couch" starred Jerry Lewis. He also directed the film.
    (SFEC, 9/6/98, Par p.14)

1966        The film "Through Navajo Eyes" was produced. In 2002 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/19/02, p.E12)

1966        The film “Time for Burning" was produced. In 2005 it was selected for preservation by the US National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/28/05, p.E6)

1966        The screenplay for the film "Tobruk" was by Leo Gordon.
    (SFC, 12/29/00, p.B11)

1966        The film “Torn Curtain" starred Julie Andrews and Paul Newman.
    (SSFC, 10/17/04, Par p.16)(SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1966        The film "The Trouble With Angels" starred Hayley Mills. The popular comedy was directed  by Ida Lupino.
    (SFEC, 6/4/00, Par p.26)(SFC, 1/11/18, p.E8)

1966        The film "Viva Maria" starred Jeanne Moreau and Brigitte Bardot. It was directed by Luis Malle.
    (SFEC, 3/12/00, p.D5)

1966        The film "Walk Don't Run" starred Cary Grant. This was Grant's last film.
    (SFEC, 6/13/99, DB p.37)

1966        The film "What’s Up, Tiger Lily" was the debut for director Woody Allen. It was produced by Henry Saperstein (d.1998).
    (SFC, 6/26/98, p.D4)

1966        The film "Who Killed Johnny Ringo" was screen written by Paul Jarrico. His credit due to blacklisting was under the name Peter Achilles.
    (SFC,10/30/97, p.A26)

1966        The film "The Wild Angels" starred Peter Fonda.
    (SFEC, 6/15/97, Par. p.18)

1966        The British comedy film “The Wrong Box" starred John Mills.
    (SSFC, 4/24/05, p.A2)

1966        The comedy film "You’re a Big Boy Now" was Francis Coppola’s first full-scale feature.
    (WSJ, 11/21/97, p.A20)

1967        Apr 10, In the 39th Academy Awards "Man For All Seasons," Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Scofield won.
    (MC, 4/10/02)
1967        Jun 10, Spencer Tracy (b.1900), American film star, died. His work included 75 feature films and two Oscars. In 2011 James Curtis authored “Spencer Tracy: A Biography."
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spencer_Tracy)(SSFC, 10/30/11, p.F6)

1967        The film "Accident" was directed by Joseph Losey.
    (SFC, 4/21/00, p.D4)

1967        The film "Barefoot in the Park" starred Robert Redford and Jane Fonda.
    (SFC, 6/17/98, p.E1)

1967        The film "Bedazzled" starred Peter Cook as the devil and Dudley Moore as a short order cook. It was directed by Stanley Donen.
    (SFC, 10/23/00, p.F3)

1967        The film "Belle de Jour" by Luis Bunuel starred Catherine Deneuve.
    (WSJ, 1/3/97, p.A7)

1967        The film "The Big Mouth" starred Jerry Lewis. He also directed the film.
    (SFEC, 9/6/98, Par p.14)

1967        The film "Billion Dollar Brain" starred Michael Caine and was directed by Andre de Toth.
    (SFC, 11/1/02, p.A28)

1967        Arthur Penn directed the film "Bonnie and Clyde" starred Gene Hackman, Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway. It was rated #27 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. In 2001 it was rated the #13 most thrilling film.
    (SFC, 4/14/96, EM, p.25)(SFC, 7/13/96, p. A19)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1967        The film "The Bride Wore Black" starred Jeanne Moreau and Charles Denner and was directed by Francois Truffaut.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)

1967        The musical film "Camelot" starred Richard Harris and David Hemmings.
    (SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)(SFC, 12/5/03, p.A27)

1967        Columbia Pictures released "Casino Royale," a James Bond spoof film with David Niven. Jacqueline Bisset played Giovanna Goodthighs. The screenplay was written by Billy Wilder.
    (WSJ, 11/9/95, p.A2(SFEM, 1/12/97,  Par p.18)

1967        Yuri Nikulin (1921-1997) starred in the Russian film "Caucasian Prisoner" as the leader of an incompetent bunch of crooks.
    (SFC, 8/22/97, p.A24)

1967        The film "The Circle" starred Richard Harris.
    (SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)

1967        The film "Clambake" starred Elvis Presley and Shelley Fabares.
    (SFEC, 8/3/97, DB p.35)

1967        The Czech film "Closely Watched Trains" was directed by Jiri Menzel. It was based on the novel by Bohumil Hrabal (1915-1997).
    (SFC, 2/4/97, p.A16)

1967        The film “Cool Hand Luke" starred Paul Newman. In 2005 it was selected for preservation by the US National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/28/05, p.E6)

1967        The film "The Comedians" starred Alec Guinness and Peter Ustinov.
    (SFC, 8/7/00, p.A15)

1967        The film "Dirty Dozen" was made with Lee Marvin, Jim Brown, Ernest Borgnine, Richard Hanley Jaeckel (d.1997) and Charles Bronson. It was directed by Robert Aldrich.
    (SFEC, 1/26/97 Par, p.5)

1967        The film "Divorce American Style" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1967        The musical film "Doctor Dolittle" was produced.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.39)

1967        The film "Don’t Look Back" featured Joan Baez as Bob Dylan’s touring companion on a 1965 tour of England. It was directed by D.A. Pennebaker. It was named a Library of Congress Classic in 1998.
    (SFEC, 6/28/98, DB p.52)(SFC, 11/30/98, p.D3)

1967        The film "Don't Make Waves" starred Tony Curtis and Sharon Tate. It was directed by Alexander Mackendrick.
    (SFEC, 1/24/99, DB p.37)

1967        The documentary film "Eat the Document" covered the Bob Dylan tour of the United Kingdom and was shot for an ABC screening that never happened. It screened in New York in the 1970s and again in 1999.
    (SFC, 2/18/99, p.D6)

1967        The film "Eight on the Lam" starred Bob Hope, Phyllis Diller and Jonathan Winters.
    (SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)(AP, 8/20/12)(SFC, 4/13/13, p.A6)

1967        The film "El Dorado" starred James Caan, John Wayne and Robert Mitchum.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SFEC, 3/5/00, Par p.2)(SSFC, 10/11/03, Par p.16)

1967        The film "Far From the Maddening Crowd" starred Julie Christie, Alan Bates and Terence Stamp. John Schlesinger directed his first big-budget movie.
    (SFC, 5/19/96, BR, p.31)(WSJ, 10/8/99, p.W6)(SFC, 7/26/03, p.A22)

1967        The film “Fitzwilly" was directed by Delbert Mann.
    (SFC, 11/13/07, p.D9)

1967        The film "The Flim-Flam Man" starred George C. Scott.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1967         The film "Funeral in Berlin" with Michael Caine was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, Par p.16)

1967        The film "Gentle Giant" starred Huntz Hall.
    (SFC, 2/2/99, p.A19)

1967        The film "The Graduate" starred Anne Bancroft and Dustin Hoffman and was directed by Mike Nichols. The song Mrs. Robinson was originally written by Simon and Garfunkel for Mrs. Roosevelt. It was rated # 7 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (SFEC, 2/9/97, DB p.37)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)

1967        The film "Grand Prix" starred Toshiro Mifune of Japan in his first US film. It was directed by John Frankenheimer.
    (SFC,12/25/97, p.A25)(SFC,12/26/97, p.C3)(SSFC, 7/7/02, p.A23)

1967        The film "Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner" starred Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy and Sidney Poitier. It was directed by Stanley Kramer and rated # 99 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. The music was written by Frank DeVol.
    (USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFEC, 6/13/99, DB p.37)(SFC, 10/30/99, p.C2)(TVM, 1975, p.228)

1967        The film "A Guide for a Married Man" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1967        The musical film "Half a Sixpence" was produced.
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)

1967        The film "The Happening" starred Faye Dunaway.
    (SFEC, 8/6/00, Par p.18)

1967        The film "The Happiest Millionaire" with Lesley Ann Warren was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/25/97, Par p.C14)

1967        The film "Hombre" starred Paul Newman and was directed by Martin Ritt. It was based on a novel by Elmore Leonard.
    (TVM, 1975, p.254)(SFEC, 12/27/98, BR p.6)

1967        The film "Hour of the Gun" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1967         The film "Hurry Sundown" with Michael Caine, Faye Dunaway, Jane Fonda, John Philip Law and singer Steve Sanders (d.1998 at 45) was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, Par p.16)(SFC, 6/11/98, p.C3)(SFC, 5/16/08, p.B11)

1967        The film "The Incident" starred Beau Bridges.
    (SFEC, 8/9/98, Par p.18)

1967        The film "In Cold Blood" with Robert Blake, based on the Truman Capote non-fiction novel, was directed by Richard Brooks.
    (WSJ, 11/18/96, p.A10)

1967        The film "The Incident" featured Ed McMahon.
    (SFEC, 9/3/00, Par p.18)

1967        The film "In the Heat of the Night" starred Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger. It was later made into a TV series (1988-1994). It won an Oscar for best picture. Rod Steiger won an Oscar for his role. In 2002 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/10/96, p.D2)(SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.38)(SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.18)(SFEC, 11/1/98, Par p.18)(SFC, 12/19/02, p.E12)

1967        The film "In Like Flint" starred James Coburn.
    (SFC, 11/20/02, p.D3)

1967        The French film noir "Le Samourai" was produced with Alain Delan.
    (SFC, 2/28/97, p.D3)

1967        The Western film "Lonesome Cowboys" was produced.
    (SFEM, 6/27/99, p.6)

1967        The film "A Manner of Innocence" starred Hayley Mills.
    (SFEC, 6/4/00, Par p.26)

1967        The film "The Mummy’s Shroud" was a British Hammer Film production.
    (SFEC, 12/15/96, DB p.67)

1967        The film "Naked Runner" starred Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1967        The film "Navajo Joe" starred Burt Reynolds.
    (SFEC, 2/15/98, Par p.22)

1967        The film “The Night of the Generals" starred Omar Sharif and was directed by Anatole Litvak.
    (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0062038/)

1967        The film "Pitch People" featured Ed McMahon.
    (SFEC, 9/3/00, Par p.18)

1967        The French film "Playtime" was directed by Jacques Tati.
    (WSJ, 8/1/00, p.A20)

1967        John Boorman’s thriller film "Point Blank" with Angie Dickinson, Lee Marvin and Carroll O'Connor was produced. It was remade in 1999 as "Playback."
    (SFC, 9/12/96, p.E3)(SFC, 11/21/96, p.C3)

1967        The documentary film "Portrait of Jason" was about a black homosexual hustler and made by Shirley Clarke (d.1997 at 72).
    (SFC, 9/25/97, p.B2)

1967        The film "The President’s Analyst" starred James Coburn.
    (SFC, 11/20/02, p.D3)

1967        The Russian film "Prisoner of Caucasus" starred Georgy Vitsin (d.2001 at 83) and was directed by Leonid Gaidai.
    (SFC, 10/25/01, p.A25)

1967        The film "The Reluctant Astronaut" starred Don Knotts.
    (SSFC, 2/26/06, p.B7)

1967        The film "Romeo and Juliet" had its screen set designed by Renzo Mongiardino. It was directed by Franco Zeffirelli and starred Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey.
    (SFC, 2/3/98, p.A15)(TVM, 1975, p.485)

1967        The film "Rosie" starred Vanessa Brown.
    (SFC, 5/24/99, p.C4)

1967        The film "The Sailor from Gibraltar" starred Jeanne Moreau and was directed by Tony Richardson.
    (SFEC, 3/12/00, p.D5)

1967        The film "The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre" starred Jason Robards as al Capone. It was directed by Roger Corman.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)(SSFC, 1/7/01, DB p.42)

1967        The film "The Three Faces of Eve" was written and produced by Margaret Fowler (d.2003 at 82). Joanne Woodward won a best actress Oscar for her performance.
    (SFC, 7/24/03, p.A22)

1967        The musical film "Thoroughly Modern Millie" starred Mary Tyler Moore and Julie Andrews. Richard Morris wrote the screenplay and George Roy Hill directed. Elmer Bernstein (d.2004) received an Academy Award for his score.
    (SFEC, 1/30/00, Par. p.14)(WSJ, 4/24/02, p.D9)(SFC, 8/20/04, p.B6)

1967        The film “Titicut Follies" was directed by Frederick Wiseman. It was banned by the Massachusetts Supreme Court for its stark portrayal of inmate conditions in Bridgewater, Mass.
    (WSJ, 11/11/06, p.P2)

1967        The film "Tony Rome" starred Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1967        The film "To Sir With Love" starred Sidney Poitier.
    (SFEC, 11/1/98, Par p.18)

1967        The film "Two for the Road" starred Audrey Hepburn and Albert Finney.
    (SFEC, 8/22/99, DB p.37)

1967        The film "Valley of the Dolls" with Barbara Parkins, Sharon Tate and Susan Hayword was released. Hayword replaced Judy Garland who was fired from the picture.
    (SFEM, 7/13/97, p.6)

1967        The film "Wait Until Dark" with Audrey Hepburn, Richard Crenna and Alan Arkin. It was directed by Terence Young and based on a 1966 play by Frederick Knott. Mel Ferrer produced the film.
    (TVM, 1975, p.629)(WSJ, 4/8/98, p.A20)(SFC, 6/4/08, p.B11)

1967        The 6 hour 40 min. Russian film "War and Peace" was directed by Sergei Bondarchuk, who also played Pierre.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)(SFC,12/24/97, p.C1)

1967        The 2* film "The War Wagon" starred John Wayne and Kirk Douglas and was directed by Burt Kennedy (d.2001 at 78).
    (TVM, 1975, p.633)(SFC, 2/17/01, p.A24)

1967        The film "The Way West" featured Stubby Kaye and starred Robert Mitchum. It was directed by Andrew McLaglen.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SFC,12/16/97, p.B4)(SFC, 9/5/14, p.D4)

1967        The film "Weekend" was directed by Jean-Luc Godard and depicted consumer greed turned to anarchy.
    (SFC, 12/9/00, p.B5)

1967        The film "Welcome to Hard Times" with Henry Fonda was produced.
    (SFC, 7/11/97, p.E2)

1967        The French musical film "Young Girls of Rochefort" was directed by Jacques Demy. It starred Catherine Deneuve and Gene Kelly in his last major dance role. It was restored and released again in 1998.
    (SFC, 8/18/98, p.D4)(SFC, 9/18/98, p.C3)(SFC, 12/30/99, p.E3)

1967        Sean Connery starred in the James Bond movie "You Only Live Twice." World wide receipts totaled $112 mil.   
    (WSJ, 11/7/95, p. A1)

1967        The film “You’re a Big Boy Now" was directed by Francis Ford Coppola (27).
    (SSFC, 5/7/17, DB p.54)

1967        Andy Warhol’s film "****" showed once in its 25-hour form in New York.
    (SFEC, 1/26/97 Par, p.16)

1967        Kevin Brownlow published "The Parade's Gone By," a history of the American silent film.
    (SFEC, 1/30/00, DB p.42)

1967        Alfred Hitchcock won the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award.
    (SSFC, 3/25/01, DB p.51)

1968        Apr 2, The influential science-fiction film "2001: A Space Odyssey," produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick, had its world premiere in Washington.
    (AP, 4/2/08)
1968        Apr 10, In the 40th Academy Awards "Heat of the Night," Rod Steiger & Katharine Hepburn won.
    (MC, 4/10/02)
1968        Nov 1, The Motion Picture Association of America unveiled its new voluntary film rating system: G for general audiences, M for mature audiences (later changed to GP, then PG), R for restricted audiences, and X (later changed to NC-17) for adults only.
    (AP, 11/1/08)

1968        The British-French film "Adieu l'Ami" (Farewell Friend) starred Charles Bronson.
    (SFC, 9/1/03, p.A2)

1968        The film "Anzio" starred Robert Mitchum.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1968         The film "Bandolero" starred Jimmy Stewart.
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1968        The film "Barbarella" starred Jane Fonda, David Hemmings and John Phillip Law. It was directed by Roger Vadim and featured the evil scientist Duran Duran.
    (SFEC, 9/8/96, DB p.11)(SFC, 11/16/96, p.E4)

1968         The film "The Battle of Britain" with Michael Caine was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, Par p.16)

1968        The film "The Bed" was directed by James Broughton.
    (SFC, 6/24/99, p.E3)

1968        The film "Blackbeard's Ghost" was produced.
    (SFC, 3/30/04, p.A2)

1968        The film "Boom" starred Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton and was directed by Joseph Losey and was an adaptation of Tennessee Williams.
    (SFC, 1/30/98, p.E17)

1968        The film "Boston Strangler" starred Henry Fonda and Tony Curtis.
    (SFC, 9/5/00, p.A24)(SSFC, 12/15/02, Par p.26)

1968        Francois Truffaut produced his film "The Bride Wore Black" based on the Cornell Woolrich novel published under the pseudonym William Irish.
    (WSJ, 4/19/96, p.A11)

1968        The 3 1/2* film "Bullitt"  with Steve McQueen and Jacqueline Bisset was directed by Peter Yates. It had been shot in the SF Bay Area and was based on a book by Alan Trustman. In 2001 it was rated the #36 most thrilling film. In 2007 it was added as a classic to the American national registry.
    (SFEC, 8/11/96, DB, p.39)(A.Com, 1/25/98)(SFC, 2/20/98, p.C13)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)(SFC, 12/28/07, p.E3)

1968        The film "Candy" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1968        The German film “The Castle" starred Maximilian Schell. It was based on the novel by Franz Kafka.
    (SSFC, 2/2/14, p.C5)(www.imdb.com/title/tt0073345/)

1968        The film "Charge of the Light Brigade" starred David Hemmings."
    (SFC, 12/5/03, p.A27)

1968        Albert Broccoli produced "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," a film based on an Ian Fleming children’s story.
    (WP, 6/29/96, p.B6)

1968        The film "Coogan’s Bluff" starred Clint Eastwood and was directed by Don Siegel. Dean Riesner wrote the screenplay.
    (SFC, 9/3/02, p.A20)

1968        The film "Countdown" starred Robert Duvall and was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFEC, 8/16/98, Par p.16)(SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)

1968        The documentary film "Czechoslovakia 1968" was a 20-minute production by the US Information Agency.
    (SFC,11/21/97, p.C17)

1968        Yuri Nikulin (1921-1997) starred in the Russian comedy film "Diamond Arm" as a mild-mannered man caught in a diamond smuggling scheme.
    (SFC, 8/22/97, p.A24)

1968        The film "The Detective" starred Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1968        The British film "The Devil Rides Out" was produced.  The score was by James Bernard.
    (SFC, 7/18/01, p.C16)

1968        The Polish film "The Doll" was directed by Wojciech Has.
    (SFC, 10/4/00, p.B2)

1968        The film "Don't Just Stand There" starred Mary Tyler Moore.
    (SFEC, 1/30/00, Par. p.14)

1968        The Polish film "Everything for Sale" was directed by Andrzej Wajda.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.44)

1968        The film "Faces" was directed by John Cassavetes.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.38)

1968        The film "Fade In" was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1968        The musical film "Finian’s Rainbow" was produced.
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)

1968        Jimmy Stewart starred in the film "Firecreek."
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1968        The film "The Fireman’s Ball" was directed by Milos Forman and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1968        The film "5 Card Stud" starred Robert Mitchum.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1968        The film "The Fixer" starred Alan Bates and Dirk Bogarde. The screenplay was by Dalton Trumbo.
    (SFC, 12/29/03, p.A12)(SFC, 3/3/05, p.E3)

1968        The film "Flesh" starred Joe Dallesandro.
    (SFC, 7/28/97, p.E3)

1968        The musical film "Funny Girl" was produced by Ray Stark. It starred Barbra Streisand and was based on the life of Broadway singer Fanny Brice, Stark's mother-in-law. Oamr Sharif played the Jewish gambler Nick Arnstein.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.39)(SSFC, 1/18/04, p.A14)(SFC, 7/11/15, p.A3)

1968        The film "The Green Berets" starred John Wayne as US Army Captain Larry Thorne, killed when his helicopter was downed during a special forces mission in Vietnam in 1965.
    (SFEC, 8/2/98, Z1 p.6)(SFC, 5/29/99, p.A14)

1968        The film "Head" featured The Monkeys musical group. It was written by Bob Rafelson and Jack Nicholson.
    (WSJ, 1/9/97, p.A8)

1968        The film “Hellfighter" starred John Wayne. It was based on the life of oil field firefighter Paul N. Adair (d.2004).
    (SFC, 8/9/04, p.B6)

1968        The film "Hell in the Pacific" was directed by John Boorman.
    (SFEC, 7/5/98, DB p.44)

1968        The documentary film "High School" was directed by Frederick Wiseman. It was later selected as a Library of Congress film classic.
    (SFC, 1/21/98, p.E1,6)

1968        The animated Disney film "The Horse in the Gray Flannel Suit" was produced.
    (SFC, 3/27/01, p.A18)

1968        The film "Hot Millions" starred Peter Ustinov and Bob Newhart.
    (SFC, 3/30/04, p.A2)(SSFC, 7/17/05, Par p.14)

1968        The film "How to Save a Marriage (and Ruin Your Life)" starred Dean Martin, Stella Stevens and Eli Wallach.
    (SSFC, 6/28/03, p.A31)

1968        The film "Ice Station Zebra" featured Jim Brown, Tony Bill and Patrick McGoohan.
    (SFEC, 1/26/97 Par, p.5)

1968        The film "Isadora" starred Jason Robards and Vanessa Redgrave. It was directed by Karel Reisz. The long film was cut from 168 minutes to 131 and re-released as "The Loves of Isadora."
    (WSJ, 2/20/98, p.A16)(SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1968        The film "Je t'aime, je t'aime" was directed by Alain Resnais.
    (SFC, 4/26/99, p.E8)

1968        The film "Lady in Cement" starred Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1968        The film "The Lion in Winter" starred Anthony Quinn, Peter O’Toole and Katharine Hepburn. It was directed by Anthony Harvey with the screenplay by James Goldman (d.1998 at 71). It was based on Goldman’s Broadway play.
    (SFC, 10/30/98, p.D4)

1968        The film "Live A Little, Love A Little" with Elvis Presley was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/3/97, DB p.35)

1968        The film "Lonesome Cowboys" starred Joe Dallesandro Taylor Mead and Viva. It was directed by Andy Warhol and monitored by the FBI.
    (SFC, 7/7/99, p.E3)

1968        The film “Madigan" by Don Siegel introduced Detective Sgt. Daniel Madigan played by Richard Widmark.
    (SFC, 3/27/08, p.A2)

1968        The film “Mayerling" starred Omar Sharif and was directed by Terence Young.
    (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0064645/)

1968        The film "Me and My Brother" was completed by Peter Orlovsky, the companion of Allen Ginsberg. It was begun in 1965 and was about Peter's mentally ill brother, Julius. It was shown at the 1998 SF film festival and Peter received the Golden Gate Persistence of Vision Award.
    (SFC, 4/29/98, p.E3)

1968        Cuban film director Tomas Gutierrez Alea produced his film "Memories of Underdevelopment" (Memorias del Subdesarrollo).
    (SFC, 9/24/96, p.E3)

1968        The film "Monterey Pop" was directed by D.A. Pennebaker. It featured Jimi Hendrix, Country Joe and the Fish, Big Brother and the Holding Company, and the Jefferson Airplane.
    (SFEC, 6/28/98, DB p.54)

1968        The film "The Night of the Living Dead" was made for $114,000 by George A. Romero. He made another version in 1990. The cult horror movie "Night of the Living Dead" had its world premiere in Pittsburgh Oct 1. It was added to the National Registry of films in 1999.
    (SFC, 5/23/97, p.C11)(SFC,10/29/97, p.E3)(AP, 10/1/98)(SFC, 11/18/99, p.E10)

1968        The film "The Night They Raided Minsky’s" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1968        The film "No Way To Treat a Lady" starred Rod Steiger.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.18)

1968        The film "Odd Couple" with Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon was produced.
    (SFC, 9/5/96, p.B2)(SFEC, 4/5/98, Par p.22)

1968        The film "The Omega Imperative" was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1968        The film "Once Upon a Time in the West" starred Charles Bronson and was directed by Sergio Leone.
    (SFC, 9/1/03, p.A2)

1968        The film "Paper Lion" starred Alan Alda, Roy Schneider and Lauren Hutton. It was based on the 1966 book by George Plimpton (1927-2003).
    (SFEC, 1/31/99, Par p.14)(SFEC, 10/24/99, Par p.18)(SFC, 9/27/03, p.A2)

1968        The film "Petulia" starred George C. Scott and Julie Christie. David Hicks (d.1998 at 69) served as the set design consultant.
    (SFEC, 2/1/98, DB p.34)(SFC, 4/2/98, p.A23)(SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1968        The sci-fi film "The Planet of the Apes" starred Roddy McDowall and Kim Hunter. In 1998 James Cameron planned a remake.
    (NH, 11/96, p.12)(SFC, 1/8/98, p.E4)(SFC, 9/12/02, p.A26)

1968        The film "Play Dirty" starred Michael Caine and was directed by Andre de Toth.
    (SFC, 11/1/02, p.A28)

1968        The film "Pretty Poison" with Tuesday Weld was directed by Noel Black.
    (WSJ, 8/1/97, p.A12)

1968        The film "The Private Navy of Sergeant O'Farrell" featured Bob Hope.
    (SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)

1968        The film "The Producers" was ranked 11th most funny film in 2000. It starred Dick Shawn (d.1987).
    (SFC, 6/15/00, p.E3)(SSFC, 8/12/01, Par p.2)

1968        The film “Rachel Rachel" featured Geraldine Fitzgerald and was directed by Paul Newman.
    (SFC, 7/20/05, p.B7)(SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1968        The film "Revolution," a "definitive hippie documentary," by Jack O’Connell was produced. It opened at the Straight Theater on Haight St. in San Francisco.
    (SFC, 7/3/96, p.E4)

1968        The film "Right On! The Original Last Poets" was made by Herbert Danska. It was not released until 1970.
    (SFEM, 5/9/99, p.6)

1968        The documentary film "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich" was made by William Shirer.
    (WSJ, 11/8/99, p.A48)

1968        The film "Romeo and Juliet" with Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey was directed by Franco Zeffirelli.
    (SFC, 2/14/97, p.D5)(SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)

1968        Roman Polanski made his film "Rosemary’s Baby" with Mia Farrow as a naive young wife from Omaha who is impregnated by Satan. John Cassavetes played her treacherous actor-husband. In 2001 it was rated the #9 most thrilling film. Ruth Gordon won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
    (WSJ, 1/12/95, A14)(WSJ, 8/29/97, p.A9)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1968        The film "The Scalphunters" starred Ossie Davis and was directed by Sydney Pollack (1934-2008).
    (SFEC, 10/20/96, Par, p.24)(SFC, 5/27/08, p.A2)

1968        The film "The Secret War of Harry Frigg" starred Paul Newman.
    (SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1968        The film “The Sergeant" starred Rod Steiger and John Philip Law. Dennis Murphy wrote the screenplay based on his 1958 novel.
    (SFC, 10/11/05, p.B9)(SFC, 5/16/08, p.B11)

1968        The film "Sebastian" was directed by David Greene.
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)(SFC, 4/9/03, p.A30)

1968        The film "Secret Ceremony" starred Robert Mitchum.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1968        The film "The Secret Life of an American Wife" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1968        The film "Shalako" starred Sean Connery in a western based on a story by Louis L’Amour.
    (SFEC, 6/28/98, DB p.55)

1968        The Russian film "The Shield and the Sword," covered the exchange of Soviet undercover agent Rudolf Abel convicted in the US for downed American spy plane pilot Francis Gary Powers. Russian President Vladimir Putin later said the film inspired him to join the KGB.
    (AP, 6/21/17)

1968        The film "Shoes of a Fisherman" starred Anthony Quinn.
    (SFEC, 11/3/96, DB p.54)

1968        The film "Skidoo" with Jackie Gleason was shot in part in South San Francisco.
    (PI, 3/21/98, p.5)(SFC, 10/10/02, p.D9)

1968        The film "Speedway" starred Elvis Presley and Nancy Sinatra.
    (SFEC, 8/3/97, DB p.35)

1968        The musical film "Star!" was produced. It was a flop.
    (SFC, 3/25/97, p.A15)

1968        The film "Stay Away, Joe" with Elvis Presley and Joan Blondell was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/3/97, DB p.35)

1968        The film "Stolen Kisses" starred Leaud, Delphine Seyrig and Jade and was directed by Francois Truffaut.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)

1968        The film "The Subject Was Roses" starred Patricia Neal, Martin Sheen, Jack Albertson.
    (SFEC, 4/4/99, DB p.39)

1968        The film "The Swimmer" starred Burt Lancaster, who hops his way across the pools of Fairfield County, Conn.
    (WSJ, 5/8/98, p.W1)

1968        The film "Take the Money and Run" was directed by Woody Allen.
    (SFEC, 5/25/97, BR p.5)

1968        The animated short "Thank You Mask Man" was made by Jeff Hale.
    (SFC,11/15/97, p.C6)

1968        The 3* film "The Thomas Crown Affair" starred Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway and was based on a book by Alan Trustman. It was directed by Norman Jewison.
    (A.Com, 1/25/98)(TVM, 1975, p.585)

1968        The film “Three in the Attic" starred Christopher Jones (1941-2014) and Yvette Mimieux.
    (SFC, 2/10/14, p.C6)

1968        The $10 million film "2001: A Space Odyssey" by Stanley Kubrick was produced. It was based on the book, The Sentinel, by Arthur C. Clarke. It was later selected as a Library of Congress film classic. It was rated #22 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. In 2001 it was rated the #40 most thrilling film.
    (TL, 1988, p.117)(Wired, 3/97, p.163)(SFC, 1/21/98, p.E1,6)(WSJ, 3/19/98, p.R4)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1968        The film "Villa Rides" starred Robert Mitchum.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1968        The film "The Virgin President" featured Severn Darden, Peter Boyle and the Second City Group.
    (SFC, 7/7/96, DB p.28)

1968        The film "War and Peace" starred Sergei Bondarchuk, who also directed the 6 1/2 hour work based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy.
    (SFEC, 8/22/99, DB p.37)

1968        The film "Who’s That Knocking at My Door" was a first effort by martin Scorsese. It was filmed in New York’s Little Italy. It starred Harvey Keitel and Zina Bethune.
    (SFEC, 11/22/98, DB p.54)

1968        The film “Wild in the Streets" starred Christopher Jones (1941-2014).
    (SFC, 2/10/14, p.C6)

1968        The film "Why Man Creates" was produced. In 2002 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/19/02, p.E12)

1968        Disney’s animated film “Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day," featured the voice of Paul Winchell (1922-2005).
    (SFC, 6/27/05, p.A2)

1968        The film "With Six You Get Eggroll" starred Doris Day and featured comedian George Carlin.
    (SFC, 11/29/97, p.C1)

1968        The film "Yellow Submarine from England" was directed by George Dunning.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.44)

1968        The film "Young Runaways" starred Patty McCormack.
    (SFEC, 7/11/99, DB p.44)

1968        The film "Yours, Mine and Ours" starred Lucille Ball and Henry Fonda. It was based on the true story of Helen Eileen Beardsley (d.2000 at 70), mother of 20 children, and her 1964 book "Who Gets the Drumstick.".
    (SFC, 4/29/00, p.A26)

1969        Apr 14, In the 41st Academy Awards "Oliver" won as best picture, Cliff Robertson won as best actor (Charly), Katherine Hepburn tied as best actress (Lion in Winter) with Barbara Streisand (Funny Girl).
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/41st_Academy_Awards)
1969        May 8, The Academy Award Oscar for best 1968 documentary was given to runner-up “Journey Into Self," after it was found that “Young Americans," the original winner had been shown in a theater in October, 1967, making it ineligible for the 1968 award. Alex Grasshoff had directed the “Young Americans," a chronicle of a summer tour by the singing group.
    (SFC, 4/22/08, p.B5)(http://theoscarsite.com/pictures1968/journeyintoself.htm)
1969        May 25, "Midnight Cowboy" was released with an X rating. It was based on the novel by James Leo Herlihy and became the only x-rated film to win an Oscar.
    (www.nndb.com/films/794/000032698/)

1969        Arthur Penn directed the film "Alice’s Restaurant" with Arlo Guthrie as Arlo Guthrie.
    (SFC, 4/14/96, EM, p.25)

1969        The film "Alfred the Great" starred David Hemmings."
    (SFC, 12/5/03, p.A27)

1969        The Brazilian film "Antonio da Mortes" was directed by Glauber Rocha.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.44)

1969        The film "The Arrangement" starred Kirk Douglas, Deborah Kerr (1921-2007) and Faye Dunaway. It was directed by Elia Kazan.
    (SFC, 2/18/02, p.403)(SFC, 10/19/07, p.A11)

1969        The film "The Big Bounce" starred Ryan O’Neal.
    (TVM, 1975, p.44)

1969        The film "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice" with Dyan Cannon depicted a story of wife-swapping.
    (SFC, 6/23/96, BR, p.32)(SFEC, 7/13/97, DB p.55)

1969        The film "The Bridge at Remagen" with E.G. Marshall was produced.
    (SFC, 10/12/97, Par p.22)

1969        The film "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" starred Paul Newman and was directed by George Roy Hill. It was rated #50 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 12/28/02, p.A2)(SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1969        The film "Cactus Flower" starred Goldie Hawn and Walter Matthau. Hawn won an Oscar for best supporting actress in her debut role.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.39)

1969        The film “Castle Keep" was directed by Sydney Pollack.
    (SFC, 5/27/08, p.A2)( www.filmreference.com/Directors-Pe-Ri/Pollack-Sydney.html)

1969        The film "The Chairman" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1969        The film "Change of Habit" starred Mary Tyler Moore, Barbara McNair and Elvis Presley.
    (SFEC, 1/30/00, Par. p.14)(SFC, 2/6/07, p.B5)

1969        The US film “Che" starred Omar Sharif (1932-2015). The radical chic exploitation flick, a portrayal of guerrilla leader Che Guevara, was aimed at the youth market.
    (www.progressive.org/news/2014/10/187879/top-ten-che-guevara-films)(SFC, 7/11/15, p.A3)
1969        The film "Coming Apart" starred Rip Torn and Sally Kirkland and was directed by Milton Ginsberg. It was about a psychiatrist's voyeuristic experiment and was re-released in a new print in 1999.
    (SFC, 7/5/99, p.B3)

1969        The New Wave in Iranian film was begun by Dariush Mehrjui with "The Cow." It was about a poor village that loses its only cow.
    (SFEC, 4/23/00, DB p.52)

1969        The film "The Damned" starred Charlotte Rampling.
    (SSFC, 4/29/01, Par p.15)

1969        The film "Death of a Gunfighter" was an Alan Smithee production. It had 2 directors, neither of whom wanted to be associated with the film, so the Directors Guild of America came up with the Alan Smithee pseudonym.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1969        The film "Death Rides a Horse" starred Lee Van Cleef and John Philip Law. Giulio Petroni directed this spaghetti Western with a score of by Ennio Morricone.
    (SFC, 7/7/99, p.E3)

1969        The film "Dillinger Is Dead" by Italian director Marco Ferreri was produced.
    (SFC, 5/10/97, p.A20)

1969        The film "Dragnet" was directed by and starred Jack Webb.
    (TVM, 1975, p.152)

1969        Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper produced and starred in "Easy Rider" on a budget of $400,000. Later the two actors fought in a lawsuit over recognition and credit for their individual roles in the film which was made without a written contract. It was rated #88 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. It was named a Library of Congress Classic in 1998.
    (WSJ, 2/9/96, p.A1)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 11/30/98, p.D3)

1969        The film "La Femme Douce" was directed by Robert Bresson.
    (SFC, 12/22/99, p.A27)

1969        The film "First Time" starred Jacqueline Bisset and was produced by Allan Carr.
    (SFC, 6/30/99, p.C2)

1969        The musical film "Goodbye Mr. Chips" starred John Mills and Peter O’Toole. It was directed by Herbert Ross (d.2001). The filmscript was written by Terence Rattigan.
    (SFC, 6/23/97, p.E3)(SFC, 10/13/01, p.A16)(SFC, 12/16/13, p.A4)

1969        Robert Mitchum played in the film "The Good Guys and the Bad Guys."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1969        The film “The Great Bank Robbery" starred Zero Mostel, Kim Novak, Ruth Warrick (1916-2005), and Clint Walker. It was directed by Hy Averback.
    (MoTV, 1977, p.286)(SFC, 1/19/05, p.B7)

1969        The film "Hamlet" starred Anthony Hopkins and Marianne Faithfull and was directed by Tony Richardson. It was a version of his London theater production.
    (SFEC, 5/23/99, DB p.58)

1969        The film "Hang Your Hat on the Wind" was produced by Lawrence Lansburgh (d.2001 at 89).
    (SFC, 3/27/01, p.A18)

1969        The musical film "Hello Dolly" starred Barbra Streisand and Walter Matthau.
    (SFEC, 11/3/96, DB p.54)(SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1969        The film "How to Commit Marriage" featured Bob Hope.
    (SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)

1969        The film “The Italian Job" starred Michael Caine and Noel Coward. The crime fable was set in Turin, Italy.
    (SFC, 2/11/06, p.E10)

1969        The film "John and Mary" starred Dustin Hoffman and Mia Farrow.
    (SFC,11/14/97, p.C18)

1969        The film "Krakatoa, East of Java" was produced. The screenplay was by Philip Yordan. The volcano is actually west of Java.
    (SSFC, 4/6/03, p.A23)

1969        The Russian film "Krasnaya palatka" (1969), starring Sean Connery, detailed the 1928 Nobile expedition and attempted rescue. This movie was released in North America under the title "The Red Tent."
    (www.imdb.com/title/tt0067315/)

1969        The film “The Looking Glass War" starred Christopher Jones (1941-2014). It was based on a novel by John le Carre.
    (SFC, 2/10/14, p.C6)

1969        The film "The Love Bug" was produced.
    (SFC, 7/8/98, p.D5)

1969        The film "MacKenna’s Gold" starred Gregory Peck and Omar Sharif.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, Par p.18)(SFC, 7/11/15, p.A3)

1969        The film "The Mad Woman of Chaillot" starred Katharine Hepburn.
    (SFC, 6/30/03, p.A11)

1969        The film "Marlowe" starred James Garner with a brief appearance by Bruce Lee.
    (SFC, 11/8/00, p.D3)

1969        The film "Marooned" starred Gregory Peck and Richard Crenna. It was based on a book by Martin Caidin and the film won an Oscar for special effects.
    (SFC, 3/26/97, p.C3)(SFC, 1/20/03, p.B4)

1969        The film "Medium Cool" starred Robert Forster and Verna Bloom. It was directed by Haskell Wexler (1922-2015) and set during the Chicago Convention riots of 1968. It was about a TV cameraman who falls in love with a Virginia schoolteacher.
    (SFEC, 9/6/98, DB p.52)(SFC, 12/30/15, p.D5)

1969        The film "Me, Natalie" featured Philip Sterling (d.1998 at 76) and introduced Al Pacino.
    (SFC, 12/7/98, p.A25)

1969         The film "Midnight Cowboy" starred Dustin Hoffman and John Voight. It was rated #36 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. It won best picture and John Schlesinger won an Oscar for his direction.
    (SFC, 5/9/96, p.A1)(SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.39)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)

1969        The film "Mississippi Mermaid" starred Jean-Paul Belmondo and Catherine Deneuve and was directed by Francois Truffaut.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)

1969        The film "Monte Carlo Or Bust" with Willie Rushton (1937-1996) was produced.
    (SFC, 12/12/96, p.C8)

1969        The British film "Oliver!" was directed by Carol Reed and won the best picture Oscar.
    (SFEC, 3/14/99, DB p.36)

1969        The film "Once Upon a Time in the West" starred Jason Robards, Henry Fonda and Claudia Cardinale and was directed by Sergio Leone.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)(SSFC, 1/7/01, DB p.42)

1969        George Lazenby starred in the James Bond movie "On Her Majesty's Secret Service." World wide receipts totaled $65 mil.   
    (WSJ, 11/7/95, p. A1)

1969        The film "Partner" starred Pierre Clementi and was directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. It was based on Dostoyevsky's story "The Double."
    (SFEC, 6/13/99, DB p.54)

1969        San Francisco's hardcore pioneer director/producer Alex de Renzy, in his directorial debut with reputed sexologists Phyllis and Eberhard Kronhausen, conducted interviews with uninhibited Danes, along with closeups of every detail of conventional sexual intercourse and depictions of lesbianism, fellatio, and cunnilingus. A 90-minute version screened in San Francisco was later confiscated and the film was banned in a number of states. In the wake of the landmark decision in People v. Alex de Renzy the documentary film “Pornography in Denmark" went into wide release.
    (www.filmsite.org/sexinfilms21.html)(SFC, 7/12/11, p.E1)

1969        The film "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" featured a nude sitting.
    (SFC, 1/3/98, p.C7)

1969         The Italian film "Qeimada" starred Marlon Brando in a tale against colonialism. It was directed by Gillo Pontecorvo (1919-2006). 
    (AP, 10/13/06)

1969        The film "Rain People" starred James Caan.
    (SSFC, 10/11/03, Par p.16)

1969        The film “Tom, Tom the Piper’s Son" was produced. In 2007 it was added as a classic to the American national registry.
    (www.imdb.com/title/tt0378889/)(SFC, 12/28/07, p.E3)

1969        The film “Topaz" was directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It was based on a best-seller by Leon Uris.
    (www.channel4.com/film/reviews/film.jsp?id=109452)

1969        The Italian film "Satyricon" was directed by Federico Fellini with music by Nino Rota. It was based on a satiric novel by Petronius Arbiter.
    (SFC, 3/5/01, p.E3)

1969        The film "The Savage Land" starred George C. Scott.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1969        The film "Secret of Santa Vittoria" starred Anthony Quinn. It was directed by Stanley Kramer and based on the book by Robert Crichton
    (SFC, 2/21/01, p.A18)(TVM, 1975, p.504)

1969        The film "The Stalking Moon" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1969        The film "Sterile Cuckoo" with Liza Minnelli was produced. It was directed by Alan Pakula.
    (SFEC, 1/26/97 Par, p.22)(SFC, 11/20/98, p.C10)

1969        Marcello Mastroianni (1924-1996), Italian actor, starred in "Sunflowers."
    (SFC, 12/20/96, p.A4)

1969        The film "Support Your Local Sheriff" starred Jack Elam and James Garner.
    (SFC, 10/23/03, p.A22)

1969        The musical film "Sweet Charity" featured Stubby Kaye and Shirley MacLaine. It was the directorial debut of Bob Fosse.
    (SFC,12/16/97, p.B4)(SFEC, 11/8/98, DB p.40)

1968        The film "That Cold Day in the Park" was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)

1969        The film "The Trouble With Girls" with Elvis Presley and Marilyn Mason was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/3/97, DB p.35)

1969        The John Wayne film "True Grit" was produced. It won an Oscar for best picture and Wayne won an Oscar for Best Actor.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.39)

1969        The Italian film “Una Storia d’Amore" featured American opera star Anna Moffo (1932-2006) in what appeared to be a nude scene.
    (SSFC, 3/12/06, p.B7)

1969        The film "Undefeated" starred John Wayne, Rock Hudson and Marian McCargo Bell (d.2004). It was directed by Andrew McLaglen.
    (MoTV, 1977, p.759)(SFC, 4/10/04, p.B7)

1969        The film “The Valley of Gwangi" was produced. Ray Harryhausen (b.1920) was responsible for the special effects.
    (SFC, 2/27/08, p.E5)

1969        The film "Viva Max" featured Peter Ustinov.
    (MoTV, 1977, p.770)

1969        The film "A Walk With Love and Death" was directed by John Huston and starred his daughter Anjelica Huston (17).
    (SFEC,11/23/97, DB p.56)

1969        The 3 1/2* film "The Wild Bunch" was directed by Sam Peckinpah. It starred William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Edmond O’Brian, Ben Johnson, Warren Oates, Jaime Sanchez, Strother Martin and L.Q. Jones. It was about a 1913 gang, hired by a renegade Mexican Gen'l., out for one last fling. It was rated #80 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. It was added to the National Registry of films in 1999.
    (TVM, 1975, p.648)(SFC, 1/30/98, p.E17)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 11/18/99, p.E10)

1969        The film "The Wild Child" was directed by Francois Truffaut. He also acted in the film.
    (WSJ, 7/11/97, p.A12)

1969        The film "Winning" starred Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. It was directed by James Goldstone.
    (TVM, 1975, p.652)(SFC, 11/8/99, p.C2)

1969        The film "Women in Love" starred Alan Bates and Glenda Jackson and was directed by Ken Russell (1927-2011). It was based on the novel by D.H. Lawrence. Glenda Jackson won a best actress Academy Award for her role. 
    (TVM, 1975, p.65)(SFC, 7/30/99, p.D4)(SFC, 11/29/11, p.C5)

1969        The film "Young Billy Young" starred Robert Mitchum, Robert Walker and Angie Dickinson.
    (SFEC, 6/28/98, DB p.55)(SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1969        The film "Z" starred Irene Papas and Yves Montand and was directed by Constantin Costa-Gavras and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)(SFC,11/6/97, p.E1)

1969        The film "Zabriskie Point" starred Daria Halprin and Mark Frachette was directed by Michelangelo Antonioni. The music was by guitarist John Fahey (d.2001 at 61).
    (SFEC, 1/17/99, DB p.43)

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Films 1970-xxxx

1970        Jan 25, The Robert Altman film "M*A*S*H" premiered in NYC.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MASH_(film))
1970        Jan 27, Movie rating system modified "M" rating to "PG."
    (www.thedeal.com/dealscape/2006/01/)
1970        Apr 7, In the 42nd Academy Awards "Midnight Cowboy," John Wayne and Maggie Smith won.
    (MC, 4/7/02)
1970        May 20, The Beatles movie "Let it Be" premiered in Britain.
    (www.imdb.com/title/tt0065976/)
1970        Jun 24, The film "Catch-22," directed by Mike Nichols, opened. It was based on the novel by Joseph Heller.
    (SFEC, 7/5/98, DB p.44)(www.imdb.com/title/tt0065528/)
1970        Dec 25, Federico Fellini’s “The Clowns," part documentary and part fantasy, was released in Italy for television and the next day as a film.
    (SFC, 1/12/15, p.A6)(TVM, 1977, p.139)

1970        The film "Adam at 6 a.m." starred Michael Douglas.
    (SSFC, 4/6/03, Par p.24)

1970        The film "Airport" starred Maureen Stapleton. It was one of the three top grossing films of the year. Gross revenues for the year were $1,429 million with 920.6 million admissions and the average ticket price was $1.55.
    (WSJ, 4/24/95, p.R-5)(SFC, 3/14/06, p.B5)

1970        The British Monty Python film "And Now for Something Completely Different" was produced. [see 1971]
    (SFC, 6/3/98, p.E3)

1970        The film "Anne of a Thousand Days" starred Richard Burton and John Colicos (d.2000 at 71).
    (SFC, 3/8/00, p.C8)

1970        The film "The Ballad of Cable Hogue" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1970        The film "Bed and Board" starred Leaud and Claude Jade and was directed by Francois Truffaut.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)

1970        The film "Beneath the Planet of the Apes" starred Kim Hunter.
    (SFC, 9/12/02, p.A26)

1970        The film "The Boys in the Band" starred Robert Latourneaux and was directed by William Fridekin and adopted from a play by Mart Crowley. It was the first mainstream work to deal with homosexuality.
    (SFEC, 1/3/99, DB p.38)(SFC, 1/15/99, p.D4)

1970        The film "Brand X" was a quiz show spoof.
    (SFC, 7/28/97, p.E3)

1970        The film "Brewster McCloud" was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)

1970        The film "Brother Sun, Sister Moon" was directed by Franco Zeffirelli and shot in Assisi, Italy. Its screen set was designed by Renzo Mongiardino.
    (SFEC, 9/28/97, p.A21)(SFC, 2/3/98, p.A15)

1970        The film "C.C. and Company" starred Ann-Margret and Joe Namath and was produced by Allan Carr.
    (SFC, 6/30/99, p.C2)

1970        James Stewart starred in the film "The Cheyenne Social Club."
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1970        The biopic film "The Christine Jorgensen Story" starred John Hansen as the first male to undergo a sex change in 1952.
    (SFEC, 9/7/97, DB p.43)

1970        The film "The Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County" featured Stubby Kaye.
    (SFC,12/16/97, p.B4)

1970        The film "Connecting Rooms" starred Bette Davis as a cellist. Her playing was done by stand-in celebrated cellist Amaryllis Fleming (d.1999 at 73)
    (SFC, 7/31/99, p.A17)

1970        The film "Cotton Comes to Harlem" starred Godfrey Cambridge. It was based on the 1965 crime novel by Chester Himes.
    (SFC, 5/9/03, p.E7)

1970        The film "Cromwell" starred Richard Harris.
    (SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)

1970        The musical film "Darling Lili" starred Julie Andrews.
    (SSFC, 10/17/04, Par p.16)

1970        The film "David Copperfield" starred Wendy Hiller.
    (SFC, 5/17/03, p.A16)

1970        The film “The Deep" was directed by Orson Welles.’
    (SFC, 5/5/15, p.E2)

1970        The film "Diary of a Mad Housewife" starred Carrie Snodgrass (d.2004) and was directed by Frank Perry.
    (MoTV, 1977, p.191)(SFC, 4/10/04, p.B7)

1970        The film "Dirty Dingus McGee" starred Frank Sinatra and George Kennedy. It was directed by Burt Kennedy.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)(WUD, 1994 p.143)

1970        The Japanese film "Dodes ka-den" was directed by Akira Kurosawa.
    (SFC, 9/7/98, p.A21)

1970        The film “The Dunwich Horror" starred Sandra Dee.
    (SFC, 2/21/05, p.A2)

1970        The Swedish film "The Emigrants" by Jan Troell starred Max von Sydow.
    (SFEC, 4/20/97, DB p.48)(MoTV, 1977, p.216)

1970        The film “First Love" (Erste Liebe) was written, produced and directed by Maximilian Schell. It was adopted from a novella by Ivan Turgenev.
    (SSFC, 2/2/14, p.C5)(www.imdb.com/title/tt0065703/)

1970        The film "Events" was directed by Fred Baker.
    (www.imdb.com/title/tt0210031/)

1970        The film "Five Easy Pieces" with Jack Nicholson and Karen Black was directed by Bob Rafelson. Carole Eastman (d.2004) wrote the screenplay.
    (SFC, 12/11/96, p.E5)(SFC, 2/27/04, p.A24)

1970        The film "Fools" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1970        The documentary film "Gimme Shelter" by the Maysles Brothers was about the Rolling Stones 1969 American tour and their concert at Altamount. It was directed by Charlotte Zwerin (d.2004).
    (SFEC, 3/8/98, DB p.47)(SFEC, 6/28/98, DB p.54)

1970        The film "Great White Hope" starred James Earl Jones as the boxer Jack Jefferson.
    (SSFC, 2/4/01, DB p.67)

1970        The film “Hercules in New York" starred Arnold Schwarzenegger in his 1st film.
    (SFC, 8/31/04, p.A1)

1970        The film "Honeymoon Killers" was directed by Leonard Kastle. It was about the serial killers Martha Beck and Ray Fernandez.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)

1970        The German film "How Did a Nice Girl Like You Get Into This Business" was directed by Will Tremper (e.1998 at 70).
    (SFC, 12/17/98, p.C11)

1970        The film "Husbands" starred Ben Gazzara and Peter Falk. It was directed by John Cassavetes.
    (SFC, 4/9/99, p.D5)(TVM, 1975, p.266)

1970        The film "I love My Wife" starred Elliot Gould and Brenda Vaccaro was directed by Mel Stuart.
    (SFC, 3/26/98, p.B4)

1970        The film "I Never Sang for My Father" starred Gene Hackman.
    (SSFC, 12/30/01, Par p.16)

1970        The film "I Walk the Line" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1970        The film “Jenny" featured “Marlo Thomas."
    (SSFC, 11/21/04, Par p.28)

1970        The film "Joe" starred Peter Boyle and was directed by John Avildsen.
    (SFC, 5/30/03, p.D5)

1970        The film "Julius Caesar" starred Jason Robards, Charlton Heston, John Gielgud, Robert Vaughn, Richard Chamberlain and Diana Rigg.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)(SSFC, 1/7/01, DB p.42)

1970        The French film "Jusqu'a la victorie" (Until Victory) was directed by Jean-Luc Godard.
    (SSFC, 1/18/04, p.M4)

1970        The film "Kelly's Heroes" starred Clint Eastwood and Telly Savalas and was directed by Brian G. Hutton.
    (TVM, 1975, p.301)

1970        The film "King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery to Memphis" was produced and added to the National Film Registry in 1999.
    (SFC, 11/18/99, p.E10)

1970        The film "The Kremlin Letter" was directed by John Huston and starred Orson Welles. It was based on a book by Noel Behn (d.1998 at 70).
    (SFC, 8/1/98, p.A19)

1970        The film "The Landlord" starred Hector Elizondo."
    (SSFC, 7/15/01, Par p.18)

1970        The film "Leo the Last" was directed by John Boorman. It won a best director prize at Cannes.
    (SFEC, 1/31/99, DB p.50)

1970        The documentary film "Let It Be" was about a Beatles’ recording session. It premiered in Britain on May 20.
    (SFEC, 3/8/98, DB p.47)(www.imdb.com/title/tt0065976/)

1970        The film “The Liberation of L.B. Jones featured Fayard Nicholas.
    (SSFC, 1/29/06, p.B7)

1970        The film "Little Big Man" starred Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway and Chief Dan George.
    (SFC, 11/11/98, p.E7)(SFEC, 8/6/00, Par p.18)

1970        The film "Little Fauss and Big Halsy" starred Lauren Hutton.
    (SFEC, 10/24/99, Par p.18)

1970        The film "A Long Ride from Hell" starred Steve Reeves (d.2000 at 74). Reeves retired after this film.
    (SFC, 5/4/00, p.C4)

1970        The film “Love Story" starred Tommy Lee Jones.
    (SSFC, 1/29/06, Par p.22)

1970        The film "A Man Called Horse" starred Richard Harris.
    (SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)

1970        "M*A*S*H" was released on Jan 25. It became one of the three top grossing films of the year. It was directed by Robert Altman and starred Robert Duvall. It was rated #56 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (WSJ, 4/24/95, p.R-5)(WSJ, 1/16/98, p.A12)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)

1970        The film "The Molly Maguires" starred Richard Harris.
    (SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)

1970        The film "The Moonshine War" starred Richard Widmark and Alan Alda.
    (TVM, 1975, p.387)(SFC, 2/15/02, p.D18)

1970        The film "Move" starring Elliot Gould  and Paula Prentiss was produced by Pandro S. Berman.
    (SFC, 7/14/96, p.C8)

1970        The film "Multiple Maniacs" was directed by John Waters.
    (SFEC, 7/2/00, DB p.40)

1970        The film "Multiple Sidosis" was produced. In 2000 it was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/28/00, p.D5)

1970        The British film “The Music Lovers" was directed by ken Russell. It was about Russian composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
    (SFC, 11/29/11, p.C5)

1970        The film "My Night at Maud's" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/23/99, p.B7)

1970        The film "Myra Breckenridge" starred Tom Selleck, Racquel Welsh and Mae West.
    (SFEC, 4/19/98, Par p.22)(SSFC, 4/15/01, DB p.50)(SSFC, 3/17/02, Par p.26)

1970        The musical film "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever" was produced.
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)

1970        The film "The Owl and the Pussycat" starred George Segal.
    (SFEC, 2/7/99, Par p.26)

1970        The film "Patton" starred George C. Scott and was directed by Franklin Schaffner. It was one of the three top grossing films of the year and was rated #89 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (WSJ, 4/24/95, p.R-5)(SFEC, 3/22/98, DB p.52)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)

1970        The film "The People Next Door" with Hal Holbrook was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/10/97, Par p.14)

1970        The film "Performance" starred Mick Jagger and was directed by Nicolas Roeg and Donald Cammell.
    (WSJ, 11/6/98, p.W2)(SFEC, 5/2/99, DB p.54)

1970        Marcello Mastroianni (1924-1996), Italian actor, starred in "The Pizza Triangle."
    (SFC, 12/20/96, p.A4)

1970        The film "The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes" was directed by Billy Wilder.
    (SFC, 3/29/02, p.A14)

1970        The film “Red Baron" starred John Philip Law (1937-2008).
    (SFC, 5/16/08, p.B11)

1970        The film "Red Sky at Morning" starred Richard Thomas, John Colicos and Catherine Burns. It was directed by James Goldstone (d.1999 at 68). It was based on the 1968 novel by Richard Bradford (d.2002 at 70).
    (TVM, 1975, p.470)(SFC, 11/8/99, p.C2)

1970        German film director Rainer Werner Fassbinder made "Rio das Mortes."
    (SFC, 7/1/97, p.E5)

1970        The film "R.P.M." starred Anthony Quinn and Ann-Margret. It was directed by Stanley Kramer with a script by Erich Segal.
    (SFC, 2/21/01, p.A18)(TVM, 1975, p.463)

1970        The film "Ryan’s Daughter" starred Christopher Jones, Robert Mitchum and John Mills. It was directed by David Lean.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SSFC, 4/24/05, p.A2)(SFC, 2/10/14, p.C6)

1970        The film "Take a Girl Like You" starred Hayley Mills.
    (SFEC, 6/4/00, Par p.26)

1970        The film "Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon" featured Ken Howard.
    (SSFC, 12/23/01, Par p.17)

1970        The rockumentary film "That’s the Way It Is" with Elvis Presley was produced. It features Elvis during a 4-week engagement at the Int’l. Hotel in Las Vegas.
    (SFC, 8/15/96, p.D5)

1970        The film “Tomorrow" featured Olivia Newton-John.
    (SSFC, 9/11/05, p.26)

1970        The film "Tora! Tora! Tora!" starred Jason Robards. It was a joint US Japanese production set in WW II and won an Oscar for special effects.
    (SFC, 12/7/00, p.E7)(SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1970        The comedy film "Trash" starred Holly Woodlawn and was directed by Paul Morissey.
    (SFC, 6/25/98, p.B1)

1970        The film "Tristana" by Luis Bunuel starred Catherine Deneuve.
    (WSJ, 1/3/97, p.A7)

1970        The film "Two Mules for Sister Sarah" starred Clint Eastwood and Shirley MacLaine. It was directed by Don Siegel and written by Budd Boetticher.
    (SFEC, 12/5/99, p.C15)(SFC, 12/7/01, p.A28)

1970        The film "Walkabout" by Nicolas Roeg was produced. It was about the Australian aborigines.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.8)

1970        The film "Waterloo" starred Rod Steiger and Christopher Plummer.
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.18)(SSFC, 1/12/03, Par p.20)

1970        The film "Watermelon Man" was directed by Melvin Van Peebles for Columbia Pictures. This was the first Hollywood film by a black director.
    (SFEC, 6/13/99, DB p.62)

1970        The film "What Do You Say to a Naked Lady" was made by Allen Funt (d.1999) of Candid Camera.
    (SFC, 9/7/99, p.C2)

1970        The film “Gertrude Stein: When This You See, Remember Me" was directed by Perry Miller Adato. It was a biography of Ms. Stein.
    (WSJ, 11/11/06, p.P2)

1970        The film "Where's Poppa?" starred George Segal.
    (SFEC, 2/7/99, Par p.26)

1970        The film "Which Way to the Front" starred Jerry Lewis. He also directed the film.
    (SFEC, 9/6/98, Par p.14)

1970        The documentary film "Woodstock" by Michael Wadleigh was released. It featured Sly and the Family Stone, Jerry Garcia and Santana among others.
    (SFC, 12/6/96, p.C10)(SFEC, 6/28/98, DB p.54)

1970        The film "WUSA" starred Paul Newman.
    (SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

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1971        Apr 15, In the 43rd Academy Awards "Patton," George C Scott and Glenda Jackson won for her role in “Women in Love."
    (www.imdb.com/title/tt0353128/)

1970        Ingmar Bergman won the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award.
    (SSFC, 3/25/01, DB p.51)

1971        Apr 15, In the 43rd Academy Awards "Patton" won for best picture and George C Scott won best actor for his role as Patton. Glenda Jackson won as best actress for her role in “Women in Love."
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/43rd_Academy_Awards)
1971        Nov 3, The Clint Eastwood film "Play Misty For Me" premiered in NYC.
    (www.imdb.com/title/tt0067588/releaseinfo)
1971        Dec 19, Stanley Kubrick's X-rated "A Clockwork Orange" premiered.
    (http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/1800048705/info)
1971        In San Francisco Chuck Holmes (1945-2000) founded Falcon Studios. His pioneering movies later enshrined him in the history of adult entertainment as the “godfather of gay porn."
    (SSFC, 6/21/15, p.C10)

1971        The film "And Now for Something Completely Different" was directed by Ian MacNaughton (d.2002). It was the 1st film of Monty Python’s Flying Circus. [see 1970]
    (SFC, 1/4/03, p.A15)

1971        The film “The Andromeda Strain" starred James Olson. It was directed by Robert Wise.
    (SFC, 9/16/05, p.B8)

1971        The documentary film "Arruza" was directed by Budd Boetticher.
    (SFC, 12/7/01, p.A28)

1971        The film "Bananas" was ranked 69th most funny film in 2000.
    (SFC, 6/15/00, p.E3)

1971        The film "Bed and Broomsticks" with Angela Lansbury was made.
    (SFEC, 12/8/96, Par p.18)

1971        The film "The Beguiled" starred Clint Eastwood and Melody Thomas Scott.
    (SFEM, 9/24/00, p.12)(SSFC, 2/24/02, Par p.12)

1971        Jim and Artie Mitchell of SF produced their porn film “Behind the Green Door" starring Marilyn Chambers for $60,000. This was one of the first porn films with a plot line and went big after it was learned that Chambers had worked as a model for ivory soap. It grossed more than $25 million.
    (SFC, 10/3/97, p.A15)(SFC, 7/14/07, p.A7)

1971        The film "Big Jake" starred Maureen O'Hara.
    (SFEC, 3/14/99, Par p.16)

1971        The film “Billy Jack" was released two years after it was completed by Tom Laughlin (1931-2013). Laughlin starred in his film as an ex-Green Beret who defends a progressive school against the racists of a conservative Western community. It initially flopped but generated an underground following and became a commercial success.
    (SFC, 12/16/13, p.C3)

1971        The film "Bless the Beasts and the Children" starred Billy Mumy and Vanessa Brown. It was directed by Stanley Kramer.
    (SFC, 2/21/01, p.A18)(TVM, 1975, p.54)(SFC, 5/24/99, p.C4)

1971        The film "Blood From the Mummy's Tomb" was adopted from the Bram Stoker novel "Jewel of the Seven Stars."
    (SFEC, 5/16/99, DB p.56)

1971        The musical film "The Boy Friend" starred Twiggy and was directed by Ken Russell
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)(SFC, 11/29/11, p.C5)

1971        The film "Brian’s Song" starred James Caan.
    (SFEC, 10/8/00, Par p.7)

1971        The film "Bushman" by David Schickele (d.1999 at 62) was about an African in America struggling to resolve tribal, personal and racial frictions.
    (SFC, 11/3/99, p.C6)

1971        The film "Carnal Knowledge" starred Ann-Margret and was directed by Mike Nichols.
    (SFC, 7/30/97, p.E3)(SFEC, 9/5/99, DB p.34)

1971        The French film "Le Chagrin et la Pitie" was directed by Marcel Ophuls. It was banned in France for years because it showed how many Frenchmen collaborated with the German occupation forces under the Vichy regime of WW II.
    (WSJ, 8/7/00, p.A13)

1971        The film "Claire's Knee" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/23/99, p.B7)

1971        The film "A Clockwork Orange" was directed by Stanley Kubrick and based on the novel by Anthony Burgess. It was rated #46 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. In 2001 it was rated the #21 most thrilling film.
    (USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 3/8/99, p.A7)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1971        The film "The Conformist" starred Jean-Louis Trintignant and Dominique Sanda. It was directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, set in Fascist Italy and based on a novel by Alberto Moravia.
    (SFEC, 6/13/99, DB p.54)

1971        The Swedish film “Cries and Whispers" was directed by Ingmar Bergman.
    (SFC, 7/31/07, p.E3)

1971        The film "Cry Uncle" was directed by John G. Avildsen.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, DB p.52)

1971        The Thomas Mann novella "Death in Venice" was made into a film by Luchino Visconti. The film starred Dirk Bogarde (d.1999 at 78). At the same time composer Benjamin Britten was completing the score of an opera version of the novella.
    (WSJ, 12/26/95, p. A5)(SFEC, 4/6/97, DB p.55)(SFEC, 9/7/97, DB p.41)(SFEC, 5/9/99, p.C8)

1971        The James Bond movie "Diamonds Are Forever" starred Sean Connery as Bond and Charles Gray (d.2000 at 71) as Blofeld. World wide receipts totaled $116 mil.   
    (WSJ, 11/7/95, p. A1)(SFC, 3/9/00, p.C2)

1971        The film "Dirty Harry" with Harry Guardino, Melody Thomas Scott and Clint Eastwood as Harry Callahan was released. It was directed by Don Siegel and was shot in the SF Bay Area. In 2001 it was rated the #41 most thrilling film.
    (SFEC, 8/11/96, DB, p.39)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)(SSFC, 2/24/02, Par p.12)

1971        "Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde" was a British Hammer Film production about a transsexual serial killer.
    (SFEC, 12/15/96, DB p.67)(SFEC, 9/7/97, DB p.43)

1971        The film "Doctors' Wives" starred John Colicos and Gene Hackman. It was directed by George Schaefer.
    (WUD, 1994, p.148)(SFC, 3/8/00, p.C8)

1971        The 3* suspense film "Duel" was about a tailgating semi that tries to run a traveling salesman off the road.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)

1971        The film "Escape from the Planet of the Apes" starred Kim Hunter.
    (SFC, 9/12/02, p.A26)

1971        The biographical film "Evel Knievel" starred George Hamilton.
    (WSJ, 11/27/01, p.A20)

1971        The Hong Kong film "Fists of Fury" starred Bruce Lee.
    (SFC, 11/8/00, p.D3)

1971        James Stewart starred in the film "Fool’s Parade."
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1971        The film "French Connection" starred Gene Hackman and Roy Scheider. It had as executive producer G. David Schine (1927-1996), a former aid to Joseph McCarthy in the 50s. It was directed by William Friedkin and rated #70 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. In 2001 it was rated the #8 most thrilling film. In 2005 it was selected for preservation by the US National Film Registry.
    (SFEC, 1/3/99, DB p.38)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)(SFC, 12/28/05, p.E6)(SFC, 2/11/08, p.A2)

1971        The film "The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight" starred Jerry Orbach and Lee Taylor-Young. It was directed by James Goldstone. It was based on a best-seller by Jimmy Breslin.
    (TVM, 1975, p.652)(SFC, 11/8/99, p.C2)

1971        The film "The Garden of the Finzi-Continis" by Vittorio De Sica with Dominique Sanda won an Oscar for the Best Foreign Film.
    (SFEC, 11/17/96, DB p.40)

1971        The film "Get Carter" starred Michael Caine and was directed by Mike Hodges.
    (SFEC, 7/30/00, DB p.51)

1971        Robert Mitchum played in the film "Going Home."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1971        The film "The Goalie’s Anxiety at the Penalty Kick" was directed by Wim Wenders.
    (SFC, 1/9/98, p.D3)

1971        The film "Goose Filburn" was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1971        The Italian film "Handsome, Honest, Australian Emigrant, Looking for an Italian Virgin to Marry" starred Alberto Sordi.
    (SFC, 12/1/97, p.E3)

1971        The film "Harold and Maude" with Ruth Gordon was produced. The opening scene was filmed at in the music room of Rosecourt, a Burlingame, Ca., home built by SF Chronicle publisher George Cameron for his wife Helen, a daughter of Michael de Young.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)(PI, 3/21/98, p.5)

1971        Peter Fonda starred and directed the film "The Hired Hand."
    (SFEC, 6/15/97, Par. p.18)

1971        The film "The Honkers" starred James Coburn.
    (SFC, 11/20/02, p.D3)

1971        The film “The Horseman" starred Jack Palance and was directed by John Frankenheimer. The screenplay was by Dalton Trumbo.
    (SFC, 3/3/05, p.E3)

1971        The film "The Hospital" starred George C. Scott.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1971        The film "If Tomorrow Comes" starred Patty Duke and Frank Liu. They played a young couple who married in California on Dec 7, 1941, just before Pearl Harbor.
    (SFC, 12/7/00, p.E7)

1971        The British film "I Want What I Want" was about a transsexual real-estate agent.
    (SFEC, 9/7/97, DB p.43)

1971        The film "Johnny Got His Gun" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1971        The film "Jud" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1971         The film "Kidnapped" with Michael Caine was directed by Delbert Mann.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, Par p.16)(SFC, 11/13/07, p.D9)

1971        The film "Klute" with Jane Fonda as a call girl was produced. Jane Fonda won her first Oscar for her role. It was directed by Alan Pakula and featured Roy Scheider (1932-2008).
    (SFC, 7/28/97, p.E3)(SFC, 11/20/98, p.C10)(SFC, 2/11/08, p.A2)

1971        The film "Kotch" starred Walter Matthau (d.2000) and was directed by Jack Lemmon.
    (SFEC, 7/2/00, p.A9)

1971        The film "The Last Picture Show" starred Cloris Leachman, Cybill Shepherd and Ellen Burstyn. It was produced by Stephen Friedman (1937-1996) and was based on the novel by Larry McMurtry. It was named a Library of Congress Classic in 1998.
    (SFC, 10/15/96, p.A19)(SFC, 11/30/98, p.D3)(SFEC, 9/5/99, DB p.34)(SFEC, 10/1/00, Par p.26)

1971        The film "The Last Run" starred George C. Scott.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1971        The film "Lawman" starred Robert Duvall.
    (SFEC, 8/16/98, Par p.16)

1971        The film “The Love Machine" starred John Philip Law. It was based ona novel by Jacqueline Susann.
    (SFC, 5/16/08, p.B11)

1971        The film "Little Murders" starred Doris Roberts.
    (SSFC, 11/23/03, Par p.24)

1971        The film "McCabe and Mrs. Miller" with Julie Christy and Warren Beatty was directed by Robert Altman.
    (WSJ, 8/16/96, p.A6)

1971        The film “Minnie and Moskowitz" starred Gena Rowlands and Seymour Cassel. It was directed by John Cassavetes.
    (WSJ, 3/3/06, p.W6)

1971        The film "Murders in the Rue Morgue" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1971        The film "Murmur of the Heart" starred Benoit Ferreux and Lea Massari. It was directed by Louis Malle. The French comedy was set in 1954.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)(WSJ, 3/23/00, p.W8)

1971        The film "A New Leaf" starred Walter Matthau and Doris Roberts.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)(SSFC, 11/23/03, Par p.24)

1971        The British film "Nicholas and Alexandra" was directed by Franklin Schaffner with the screenplay by James Goldman.
    (TVM, 1975, p.404)(SFC, 10/30/98, p.D4)

1971        The film "The Organization" starred Sidney Poitier.
    (SFEC, 11/1/98, Par p.18)

1971        The film “Panic in Needle Park" starred Al Pacino.
    (SSFC, 3/20/16, p.C11)

1971        Clint Eastwood directed "Play Misty for Me."
    (SFEM, 1/12/97,  Par p.4)

1971        The film "Plaza Suite" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1971        Marcello Mastroianni (1924-1996), Italian actor, starred in "The Priest’s Wife."
    (SFC, 12/20/96, p.A4)

1971        The film "Raid on Rommel" starred John Colicos.
    (SFC, 3/8/00, p.C8)

1971        The film "Red Sun" starred Toshiro Mifune, Alain Delon and Charles Bronson.
    (SFC,12/25/97, p.A25)(SFC,12/26/97, p.C3)

1971        The film “The Ruling Class" starred Peter O’Toole.
    (SFC, 12/16/13, p.A4)

1971        The blaxploitation film "Shaft" starred Richard Roundtree and was directed by Gordon Parks. It featured an Oscar winning song by Isaac Hayes. A remake was planned in 1997. In 2000 it was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E5)(SFC, 12/28/00, p.D5)

1971        The film "Shoot-Out" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1971        The sci-fi film "Silent Running" by Douglas Trumbull was produced.
    (WSJ, 9/6/96, p.A12)

1971        The early gay-ghetto drama film "Some of My Best Friends Are" was directed by Mervyn Nelson and featured Candy Darling. It was originally called "the Bar."
    (SFC, 7/28/97, p.E3)

1971        The film "Sometimes a Great Notion" starred Paul Newman and Richard Hanley Jaeckel (d.1997). They play 2 brothers in the Pacific Northwest and one gets trapped under a log.
    (SFC, 6/17/97, p.A22)(SFC, 1/30/98, p.E17)

1971        The film “The Steagle" was written and directed by Paul Sylbert (d.2016 at 88).
    (SFC, 11/25/16, p.D5)

1971        The film "Such Good Friends" featured Lawrence Tierney and was directed by Otto Preminger. It was based on the 1970 debut novel by Lois Gould (d.2002).
    (SFC, 3/1/02, p.A33)(SFC, 6/1/02, p.A22)

1971        The film “Support Your Local Gunfighter" starred James Garner and was produced by William Finnegan.
    (SFC, 12/3/08, p.B6)

1971        The film "Sunday, Bloody Sunday" starred Glenda Jackson, Murray Head and Peter Finch. John Schlesinger directed the film, which was considered to be one of the most realistic screen portrayals of homosexuality.
    (SFC, 5/9/96, p.E1)(SSFC, 11/26/00, DB p.55)

1971        The film "Sweet Sweetback's Baadassss Song" was directed by Melvin Van Peebles.
    (SFEC, 6/13/99, DB p.62)

1971        The film "10 Rillington Place" was directed by Richard Fleischer. It restaged England’s John Christie-Timothy Evans murder trial.
    (SSFC, 3/4/01, DB p.43)

1971        The film "They Might Be Giants" starred George C. Scott and Joanne Woodward. It was directed by Anthony Harvey and was based on the 1961 Broadway play by James Goldman.
    (SFC, 10/30/98, p.D4)

1971        The sci-fi film "THX 1138" starred Robert Duvall. It was the first work by George Lucas with cinematography by David Myers. He wrote and edited the film with scenes shot in the half-constructed BART tunnels of the SF area. In a future time emotions are outlawed and people are drugged to stay passive.
    (SFEC, 11/22/98, DB p.54)(SFC, 7/18/01, p.B8)(SFC, 8/28/04, p.B6)

1971        The Western film "A Time for Dying" was directed by Budd Boetticher.
    (SFC, 12/7/01, p.A28)

1971        The film "The Trojan Women" starred Katharine Hepburn.
    (SFC, 6/30/03, p.A11)

1971        The film "Two English Girls" starred Leaud as a Frenchman who befriends 2 English sisters.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)

1971        The film "Two-Lane Blacktop" starred singers James Taylor and Dennis Wilson as well as Warren Oates.
    (SFC, 7/15/97, p.A18)

1971        The film "Valdez Is Coming" starred Burt Lancaster and was directed by Edwin Sherin. It was based on a novel by Elmore Leonard.
    (TVM, 1975, p.621)(SFEC, 12/27/98, BR p.6)

1971        The documentary film "Walls of Fire" by Herbert Kline was about Mexican artists Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros.
    (SFC, 2/13/99, p.A24)

1971        The film "What’s the Matter With Helen" with Debbie Reynolds was produced.
    (SFEC, 1/5/97, DB p.28)

1971        The film "Wild Child" was directed by Francois Truffaut and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1971        The film “Willard" starred Ernest Borgnine.
    (SFC, 7/9/12, p.C4)

1971        The musical film "Willie Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" was produced.
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)

1971        The film "Women in Revolt" with Candy Darling was produced by Andy Warhol and directed by Paul Morrissey.
    (SFC, 7/28/97, p.E3)

1971        The film “Young Graduates" featured Bruno Kirby (1949-2006).
    (SFC, 8/16/06, p.B7)

1972        Apr 2, In the 44th Academy Awards "French Connection," Gene Hackman and Jane Fonda won.
    (MC, 4/2/02)
1972        Jun 12, The film “Deep Throat" was released in NYC. Linda Lovelace, aka Linda Boreman (d.2002 at 53), made a hit with her film, the first movie to score a 100 from Screw Magazine. She signed for the film after a performance in which she was mounted by a German shepherd. Boreman later became an anti-porn advocate.
    (WSJ, 4/10/97, p.A12)(www.imdb.com/title/tt0068468/)(SFC, 4/23/02, p.A18)

1972        The film "Asylum" starred Charlotte Rampling.
    (SSFC, 4/29/01, Par p.15)

1972        The film "Avanti!" starred Jack Lemon and was directed by Billy Wilder.
    (TVM, 1975, p.26)(SFC, 3/29/02, p.A14)

1972        The film "Blacula" starred William Marshall. It was a blaxploitation film.
    (SFC, 8/13/02, p.D1)

1972        German film director Rainer Werner Fassbinder made "The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant."
    (WSJ, 1/14/97, p.A16)

1972        The horror film “Invasion of the Blood Farmers" was produced. The screenplay was by Ed Kelleher (1944-2005).
    (SFC, 5/23/05, p.B4)

1972        The film “Boxcar Bertha" was directed by Martin Scorsese and featured Bernie Casey (1939-2017).
    (SFC, 9/21/17 p.A7)

1972        The 29-min. film "Broken Goddess" starred Holly Woodlawn and was directed by Peter Dallas (d.1991).
    (SFC, 6/25/98, p.B1)

1972        The film "Buck and the Preacher" starred Harry Belafonte and Sidney Poitier.
    (SFEC, 11/1/98, Par p.18)(SSFC, 9/16/01, Par p.22)

1972        The film "Butterflies Are Free" starred Goldie Hawn, Edward Albert (1951-2006) and Eileen Heckart (d.2001 at 82). It was directed by Milton Katselas and based on the Broadway play by Leonard Gershe (d.2002 at 79). Heckert won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
    (TVM, 1975, p.77)(SFC, 1/3/02, p.A16)(SFC, 3/23/02, p.A27)(SFC, 9/28/06, p.B5)

1972        The musical film "Cabaret" by Bob Fosse starred Liza Minnelli. Christopher Isherwood wrote "Goodbye to Berlin" in 1939. Liza Minnelli won best actress for "Cabaret." It included a story about a singer called Sally Bowles that became the basis for the 1951 play "I Am a Camera," the 1955 film "I Am a Camera," the 1966 musical play "Caberet" and the 1972 musical film "Cabaret."
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.42)(SFEC, 1/26/97 Par, p.22) (WSJ, 3/23/98, p.A20) (AP, 3/27/98)

1972        The film "Cancel My Reservation" featured Johnny Carson and Bob Hope.
    (SFEC, 10/11/98, DB p.45)(SFC, 7/29/03, p.D5)

1972        The film "The Candidate" starred Robert Redford and Peter Boyle. It was directed by Michael Ritchie.
    (SFC, 5/30/03, p.D5)(SSFC, 8/15/04, Par p.18)

1972        The Rolling Stones did a US tour and hired Robert Frank to film a documentary. The result was the film "C-Blues."
    (SFEC, 4/12/98, DB p.56)

1972        The film "Chinese Connection" starred Bruce Lee.
    (SFC, 11/8/00, p.D3)

1972        The documentary film "Chung Kuo China" was directed by Michelangelo Antonioni at the behest of the Chinese government during the cultural revolution.
    (SFEC, 1/17/99, DB p.43)

1972        The film "Come Back Charleston Blue" was directed by Mark Edward Warren (d.1999).
    (SFC, 1/18/99, p.A21)

1972        The film "Conquest of the Planet of the Apes" was directed by J. Lee Thompson.
    (SFC, 9/9/02, p.A22)

1972        The film "Crimes and Whispers" was directed by Ingmar Bergman.
    (SFC, 5/30/03, p.D5)

1972        The film "A Cup of Sugar" was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1972        The film "The Daredevil" starred George Montgomery.
    (SFC, 12/15/00, p.D11)

1972        The film "Daughters of Satan" starred Tom Selleck.
    (SFEC, 4/19/98, Par p.22)

1972        The film "Dealing" starred John Lithgow.
    (SFEC, 3/12/00, Par p.18)

1972        The biopic film "The Death of Maria Malibran" was by the German director Werner Schroeter.
    (SFC, 7/28/97, p.E3)

1972        The porno film "Deep Throat" starred Linda Boreman (d.2002 at 53) as Linda Lovelace. Boreman later became an anti-porn advocate.
    (SFC, 4/23/02, p.A18)

1972        The film "Deliverance" was made based on the 1970 James Dickey (1923-1997) novel of the same name. It was directed by John Boorman and starred Jon Voight and Burt Reynolds. In 2001 it was rated the #15 most thrilling film.
    (SFC,1/21/97, p.A20)(SFEC,11/30/97, DB p.55)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1972        The film "The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie" was directed by Luis Bunuel. The cast included Fernando Rey, Delphine Seyrig, Bulle Ogier, Stephane Audran, Jean-Pierre Cassel and Michel Piccoli.
    (WSJ, 1/26/00, p.W6)

1972        The film "Drive" with Jack Nicholson was directed by Bob Rafelson.
    (SFC, 12/11/96, p.E5)

1972        The film "The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds" starred Joanne Woodward and was directed by Paul Newman. It was based on the 1965 play by Paul Zindel (d.2003).
    (SFC, 4/1/03, p.A16)

1972        The film "Elevator Girls in Bondage" was written and directed by Michael Kalmen (d.2003) and featured the SF drag troupe the Cockettes.
    (SFC, 7/15/03, p.A18)

1972        The film "Endless Nights" starred Hayley Mills.
    (SFEC, 6/4/00, Par p.26)

1972        The film "The Foreigner" featured punk music.
    (SFC, 1/13/01, p.A24)

1972        The film "Frenzy" was directed by Alfred Hitchcock and was about a Covent Garden strangler.
    (SFEC, 9/19/99, DB p.52)

1972        The film “The Getaway" featured Richard Bright (d.2006).
    (SFC, 2/21/06, p.B4)

1972        The film "Get To Know Your Rabbit" starred Tom Smothers and was directed by Brian de Palma.
    (SFC, 8/27/99, p.D76)

1972        The film "The Go-Between" was produced.
    (SFC, 4/21/00, p.D4)

1972        The film "The Godfather Part I" was produced based on the novel by Mario Puzo. It catapulted Al Pacino, Robert Duvall and Diane Keaton to stardom. It also featured James Caan. "The Godfather" won the Academy Award for best picture of 1972, but its star, Marlon Brando, refused to accept his Oscar for best actor. It was rated # 3 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. In 2001 it was rated the #11 most thrilling film.
    (WSJ, 7/22/96, p.B1)(WSJ, 5/1/97, p.A16)(SFC, 1/30/98, p.E17) (AP, 3/27/98)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1972        The film "The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid" was based on a botched bank robbery by the James-Younger gang.
    (MT, Summer 02, p.21)

1972        The film "Gumshoe" starred Albert Finney and was directed by Stephen Frears. The score was by Andrew Lloyd Weber.
    (SFEC, 1/10/99, DB p.43)

1972        The film "Hammersmith Is Out" starred Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Peter Ustinov and Beau Bridges.
    (SFEC, 8/9/98, Par p.18)(MoTV, 1977, p.300)

1972        The film "The Harder They Come" by Perry Henzell introduced Reggae music to the world. It featured the songs like: "Many Rivers to Cross" and "You Can Get it If You Really Want It" by Jimmy Cliff.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E5)

1972        The film "Heartbreak Kid" starred Cybill Shepherd and Eddie Albert. It was ranked 91st most funny film in 2000.
    (SFC, 6/15/00, p.E3)(SSFC, 5/11/03, Par p.18)(SFC, 5/28/05, p.A2)

1972        The French film "Helle" was directed by Roger Vadim.
    (SFC, 2/12/00, p.A21)

1972        The film "Hot Rock" starred Robert Redford and George Segal.
    (SFC, 5/31/03, p.A21)

1972        The film “Images" was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFC, 11/22/06, p.A14)

1972        The film "Jeremiah Johnson" starred Robert Redford.
    (SFC, 9/5/00, p.A24)

1972        The film "Joe Kidd" starred Clint Eastwood and Robert Duvall.
    (TVM, 1975, p.293)(SFC, 2/15/02, p.D18)

1972        The film "Junior Bronner" starred Steve McQueen, Joe Don Baker, Ida Lupino and Robert Preston.
    (SFEC, 6/28/98, DB p.55)

1972        The film "Kansas City Bomber" starred Raquel Welch as a roller derby star, and featured Jodie Foster (10).
    (SSFC, 3/17/02, Par p.26)(SSFC, 8/28/05, Par p.22)

1972        The film "The King of Marvin Gardens" with Jack Nicholson was directed by Bob Rafelson.
    (SFC, 12/11/96, p.E5)

1972        The film "Lady Carolyn Lamb" was produced.
    (SFC, 4/21/00, p.D4)

1972        The film "Lady Liberty" with Sophia Loren was produced.
    (SFC, 7/28/97, p.E3)

1972        The film "Lady Sings the Blues" starred Diana Ross as Billie Holiday.
    (SSFC, 2/4/01, DB p.67)

1972        Bernardo Bertolucci received a suspended jail sentence for his classic movie "Last Tango In Paris." The film starred Marlon Brando and Maria Schneider.
    (SFC, 5/20/96, p.A3)(SFEC, 11/1/98, DB p.54)

1972        The film "The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean" starred Paul Newman.
    (SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1972        The film "Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing" was directed by Alan Pakula.
    (SFC, 11/20/98, p.C10)

1972        The musical film "Man of La Mancha" starred Sophia Loren and Peter O’Toole as Don Quixote. It was directed by Arthur Hiller and was based on the Broadway musical.
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)(SFC, 12/16/13, p.A4)

1972        The film "The Man" with James Earl Jones was produced.
    (SFC, 7/7/96, DB p.28)

1972        The documentary film “Marjoe" was shot by David Myers (d.2004).
    (SFC, 8/28/04, p.B6)

1972        The Italian film "The Most Beautiful Evening of My Life" starred Alberto Sordi.
    (SFC, 12/1/97, p.E3)

1972        The film “Napoleon and Samantha" featured Jodie Foster (10).
    (SSFC, 8/28/05, Par p.22)

1972        The film "The New Centurions" starred George C. Scott.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1972        The Swedish film "The New Land" by Jan Troell starred Max von Sydow.
    (SFEC, 4/20/97, DB p.48)

1972        The film “OffOn" was produced. In 2004 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/31/04, p.E6)

1972        The film “Operation Last Patrol," a documentary about Ron Kovic and the anti-war Vietnam veterans was shot and directed by Catherine Leroy (1945-2006).
    (SFC, 7/10/06, p.B5)

1972        The film “Peege" was produced. In 2007 it was added as a classic to the American national registry.
    (SFC, 12/28/07, p.E3)

1972        The film "Peter ‘n’ Tillie" starred Walter Matthau and Carol Burnett.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)(SSFC, 12/18/05, Par p.22)

1972        The film "Pink Flamingoes" by John Waters was about a 300-pound transvestite fighting to maintain her mantle as: "the filthiest person alive." The making of the film was made into a 1998 documentary "Divine Trash."
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.56)(SFC, 2/11/00, p.C4)

1972        The film "Play It as it Lays" starred Tuesday Weld. It was based on the Joan Didion novel.
    (SFC, 9/22/96, DB p.55)(SFC, 1/1/04, p.A23)

1972        The film "Play It Again Sam" starred Diane Keaton and Woody Allen as a film critic. It was written by Woody Allen, directed by Herbert Ross and shot in the SF Bay Area.
    (SFEC, 8/11/96, DB, p.39)(SFEC, 8/23/98, DB p.43)

1972        The film "Pocket Money" starred Paul Newman.
    (SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1972        The film "Portnoy’s Complaint" was directed by Ernest Lehman. He also did the screenplay.
    (SSFC, 3/18/01, DB p.47)

1972        The disaster film "Poseidon Adventure" with Shelley Winters, Roddy McDowall and Ernest Borgnine was produced. The theme song, “The Morning After," by Joel Hirschhorn (d.2005) won an Oscar in 1973.
    (SFC, 12/6/96, p.C1)(SFC, 10/9/98, p.C12)(SFC, 9/21/05, p.B6)(SFC, 7/9/12, p.C4)

1972        The film "Prime Cut" featured Sissy Spacek.
    (SSFC, 11/4/01, Par p.14)

1972        The film "Pulp" starred Michael Caine and Mickey Rooney. It was directed by Mike Hodges.
    (SFEC, 7/30/00, DB p.51)

1972        The film "Rage" starred George C. Scott. Scott also directed.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1972        The film "Running Scared" was directed by David Hemmings."
    (SFC, 12/5/03, p.A27)

1972        The film "Savage Messiah" featured Helen Mirren.
    (SSFC, 2/3/02, Par p.14)

1972        The Swedish film “Scenes from a Marriage" was directed by Ingmar Bergman.
    (SFC, 7/31/07, p.E3)

1972        The Italian film "The Scientific Cardplayer" starred Alberto Sordi.
    (SFC, 12/1/97, p.E3)

1972        The film "Score" by Radley Metzger was a soft-porn production. He later made hard-core porn films under the pseudonym Henry Paris. His other films included The Alley Cats, Camille 2000 and The Lickerish Quartet.
    (SFC, 2/27/98, p.C5)

1972        The Italian film “The Seduction of Mimi" starred Giancarlo Giannini. It was directed by Lina Wertmuller.
    (SFC, 2/11/06, p.E10)

1972        The film "Skyjacked" starred Charlton Heston and Yvette Mimieux and was directed by John Guillermin.
    (TVM, 1975, p.525)

1972        The film "Slaughterhouse-Five" was directed by George Roy Hill based on the book by Kurt Vonnegut.
    (WSJ, 10/22/96, p.A20)

1972         The film "Sleuth" with Michael Caine was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, Par p.16)

1972        The film "Sounder" earned an Academy Award nomination for best screenplay for playwright Lonne Elder III (1927-1996). It starred Paul Winfield and Cicely Tyson. It was about Southern sharecroppers set in 1933 during the Depression.
    (SFC, 6/13/96, p.A24)(SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)

1972        The musical film "1776" starred William Daniels, Ken Howard and Howard Da Silva. It featured good portraits of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.
    (SFC, 7/7/96, DB p.28)

1972        The film "Straw Dogs" was directed by Sam Pekinpah.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, DB p.64)

1972        The film "Such a Gorgeous Kid Like Me" was directed by Francois Truffaut. It was a black comedy about a female serial killer.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)

1972        The blaxploitation film "Superfly" starred Ron O’Neal (d.2004) as a coke dealer.
    (SFEC, 6/11/00, DB p.55)(SFC, 1/16/04, p.A3)

1972        The film "Tomorrow" starred Robert Duvall and was directed by Joseph Anthony. It was based on a story by William Faulkner with the screenplay by Horton Foote.
    (SFEC, 6/6/99, DB p.51)

1972        The film "The Trial of the Catonsville Nine" was produced by Gregory Peck.
    (SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1972        The film "Two English Girls" with Jean-Pierre Leaud was directed by Francois Truffaut.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)

1972        The film "Two Lane Blacktop" starred singer James Taylor and was directed by Monte Hellman.
    (SFEC, 11/28/99, DB p.48)

1972        The film "Up the Sandbox" starred Barbra Streisand and David Selby.
    (MoTV, 1977, p.763)

1972        The film "The War Between Men and Women" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1972        The film "The Valachi Papers" starred Charles Bronson.
    (SFC, 9/1/03, p.A2)

1972        The film "What’s Up Doc" with Barbara Streisand and Ryan O’Neal was released. It was directed by Peter Bogdanovich and had been shot in the SF Bay Area.
    (SFEC, 8/11/96, DB, p.39)

1972        The film "The Wrath of God" starred  Robert Mitchum and John Colicos.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SFC, 3/8/00, p.C8)

1972        The film "The Wrong Move" was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, Par. p.31)

1973        Mar 27, The 45th Academy Awards were held in Los Angeles at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. "The Godfather" won the Academy Award for best picture of 1972, but its star, Marlon Brando, refused to accept his Oscar for best actor. Liza Minnelli won best actress for "Cabaret."
    (AP, 3/27/98)(SFC, 3/19/02, p.D1)
1973        Dec 26, "The Exorcist," starring Linda Blair, premiered with an X rating.
    (http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/1800062915/info)

1973        The film "Ace Eli and Roger of the Skies" starred Bernadette Peters.
    (SFEC, 3/21/99, Par p.30)

1973        The film "Amarcord" by Federico Fellini was edited by Ruggero Mastroianni (1930-1996).
    (SFC, 9/10/96, p.A17)

1973        The film "American Graffiti" was directed by George Lucas. Mel’s Diner at Mission and South Van Ness was used in the film set in c1962. It starred Richard Dreyfus and was produced by Francis Ford Coppola. It was rated #77 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (SFC, 5/19/96,Mag, p.27)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFEC, 10/31/99, DB p.52)

1973        The screenplay for the film drama "Ash Wednesday" was written by John-Claude Tramont (1930-1996).
    (SFC, 12/31/96, p.A20)

1973        The French comedy film "Les Aventures de Rabbi Jacob" (The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob) was directed by Gerard Oury (d.2006).
    (AP, 7/20/06)

1973        The crime drama film "Badlands" by Terrence Mallick starred Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek as a young couple on the run. It was inspired by the 1958 Charles Starkweather slaying spree in Nebraska.
    (SFC, 10/12/97, DB p.53)(SFEM, 2/8/98, p.8)

1973        The film “Bang the Drum Slowly" with Robert De Niro was produced.
    (SFC, 7/14/96, DB p.32)

1973        The film "Battle for the Planet of the Apes" was directed by J. Lee Thompson.
    (SFC, 9/9/02, p.A22)

1973        The film "Billy Two Hats" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1973        The film "Black Caesar" starred Fred Williamson. It was a blaxploitation film with the alternate title "The Godfather of Harlem."
    (SFC, 8/13/02, p.D1)

1973        The film "Charlie Varrick" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1973        The film “Charlotte’s Web"  was adapted from the children’s book by E.B. White.
    (SSFC, 3/27/16, p.C13)

1973        The blaxploitation film "Cleopatra Jones" starred Tamara Dobson and Shelley Winters.
    (SFEC, 6/11/00, DB p.55)

1973        The blaxploitation film "Coffy" starred Pam Grier and was directed by "schlockmeister" Jack Hill.
    (SFC, 1/6/98, p.D3)(SFEC, 6/11/00, DB p.55)

1973        The Dino DiLaurentiis film "Crazy Joe" starred Henry Winkler.
    (WSJ, 3/5/97, p.A8)(SFEC, 1/2/00, Par p.18)

1973        The French film "Day for Night" starred Jean-Pierre Aumont (d.2001 at 90). It was directed by Francois Truffaut. It won a best foreign film Oscar in 1974.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.35)(SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)(SFC, 1/31/01, p.C2)

1973        The film "The Day of the Dolphin" starred George C. Scott.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1973        The film "Day of the Jackal" with Edward Fox was directed by Fred Zinnemann. It was based a the book by Frederick Forsyth and produced by Sir John Woolf (d.1999 at 86).
    (SFC, 3/15/97, p.A19)(WSJ, 9/26/97, p.A20)(SFC, 7/1/99, p.C4)

1973        The film "Death of a Stranger" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1973        The film "Don’t Look Now" with Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland was directed by Nicolas Roeg.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.35)(SFEC, 12/27/98, DB p.9)

1973        The film “The Emigrants / The New Land" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/23/99, p.B7)

1973        The film "Enter the Dragon" starred Sammo Hung and Bruce Lee (d.1973). In 2004 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFEC, 7/12/98, DB p.54)(SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)(SFC, 12/31/04, p.E6)

1973        The horror film "The Exorcist" was directed by William Friedkin and starred Linda Blair and Ellen Burstyn. Blair played a young girl possessed by the devil. In 2001 it was rated the #3 most thrilling film.
    (SFC,10/29/97, p.E3)(SFEC, 10/1/00, Par p.26)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1973        The film “40 Carats" with Liv Ullman wasdirected by Milton Katselas (1933-2008).
    (SFC, 11/4/08, p.B5)

1973        The French animated sci-fi film “Fantastic Planet" was by Rene Laloux. It won a special jury prize at the Cannes Film Festival.
    (SFEC, 12/20/98, DB p.11)

1973        The film “The Friends of Eddie Coyle" starred Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle and Joe Santos. It was based on the 1972 book "The Friends of Eddie Coyle" by George V. Higgins (d.1999).
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SFEC, 11/7/99, p.C10)(SSFC, 3/20/16, p.C11)

1973        The musical film "Godspell" was written and directed by David Greene (d.2003).
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)(SFC, 4/9/03, p.A30)

1973        The film “La Grande Bouffe" by Italian director Marco Ferreri was produced.
    (SFC, 5/10/97, p.A20)

1973        The film “The Harrad Experiment" starred Don Johnson and Bruno Kirby and was about college students learning about sexual relations.
    (SFEC, 8/22/99, DB p.34)

1973        The film "Henry VIII and His Six Wives" starred Charlotte Rampling.
    (SSFC, 4/29/01, Par p.15)

1973        The Polish film "The Hourglass Sanatorium" was directed by Wojciech Has and won top prize at Cannes.
    (SFC, 10/4/00, p.B2)

1973        The musical film "Jesus Christ Superstar" was produced.
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)

1973        The film “Kidd Mann" was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1973        The film “The Last American Hero" with Jeff Bridges was directed by Lamont Johnson. the film was also  known as "Hard Driver."
    (WSJ, 3/6/98, p.A13)

1973        The film "The Last Detail" starred Jack Nicholson.
    (SFC, 10/20/01, p.E2)

1973        The film "The Last of Sheila" starred James Coburn.
    (SFC, 11/20/02, p.D3)

1973        The film “Last Tango in Paris" starred Marlon Brando.
    (SFC, 6/23/96, BR, p.32)

1973        The film "The Laughing Policeman" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1973        Roger Moore and Jane Seymour starred in the James Bond movie “Live and Let Die." World wide receipts totaled $126 mil.   
    (WSJ, 11/7/95, p. A1)(SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.5)

1973        The film "The Long Goodbye" starred Elliot Gould and Sterling Hayden. It featured Arnold Schwarzenegger and was directed by Robert Altman.
    (MoTV, 1977, p.423)(SSFC, 6/22/03, Par p.5)

1973        The musical film "Lost Horizon" was produced.
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)

1973        The blaxploitation film "The Mack" starred Richard Pryor and Max Julien.
    (SFEC, 6/11/00, DB p.55)

1973        The film "The Mackintosh Man" starred Paul Newman.
    (SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1973        The film “Magnum Force" with Hal Holbrook and Robert Urich was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/10/97, Par p.14)(SFEC, 8/31/97, Par p.18)

1973        The film “The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing" starred Burt Reynolds and Jack Warden.
    (SFEC, 2/15/98, Par p.22)(SFC, 7/22/06, p.B6)

1973        German film director Rainer Werner Fassbinder made “Martha," based on a story by American writer Cornell Woolrich.
    (SFC, 7/24/97, p.E3)
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1973        The film "Mean Streets" starred Robert de Niro, Harvey Keitel and Victor Argo. It was directed by Martin Scorsese.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.44)(SFC, 4/10/04, p.B7)

1973        The 215 min. French film The Mother and the Whore starred Jean-Pierre Leaud, Francoise Lebrun and Bernadette Lafont. It was directed by Jean Eustache.
    (SFC, 7/17/98, p.D3)

1973        The French film "Ms. Don Juan" (Don Juan) was directed by Roger Vadim.
    (SFC, 2/12/00, p.A21)

1973        The film "Oklahoma Crude" starred George C. Scott and Faye Dunaway. It was directed by Stanely Kramer.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)(TVM, 1975, p.417)

1973        The film "O Lucky Man" featured Helen Mirren.
    (SSFC, 2/3/02, Par p.14)

1973        The film “One Little Indian" featured Jodie Foster (11).
    (SSFC, 8/28/05, Par p.22)

1973        The film "Paper Moon" starred Madeline Kahn (d.1999 at 57), Tatum O’Neal and Noble Willingham (d.2004). It was directed by Peter Bogdanovich.
    (SFC, 12/4/99, p.C2)(SFC, 1/21/04, p.A21)

1973        The film "Parade" was directed by Jacques Tati.
    (WSJ, 8/1/00, p.A20)

1973        The film "Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid" starred Jason Robards and James Coburn.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)(SFC, 11/20/02, p.D3)

1973        The film “Payday" with Rip Torn was the first Saul Zaentz production.
    (SFEC, 11/17/96, DB p.39)

1973        The film “Papillon" starred Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman. The screenplay was by Dalton Trumbo.
    (SFC, 3/3/05, p.E3)

1973        The German film “The Pedestrian" was directed by Maximilian Schell.
    (www.imdb.com/name/nm0001703/)

1973        The film "Return of the Dragon" starred Bruce Lee.
    (SFC, 11/8/00, p.D3)

1973        The film Save the Tiger was directed by John G. Avildsen and starred Jack Lemmon and Jack Gilford. [Walter Matthau won best actor for his role. not in the film] Lemmon won an Oscar for his role.
    (SFC, 9/5/96, p.B2)(SFC, 1/30/98, p.E17)

1973        The film "Scalawag" starred Kirk Douglas.
    (SFEC, 1/23/00, Par p.12)

1973        The film "Scorpio" starred John Colicos.
    (SFC, 3/8/00, p.C8)

1973        The film "Scream, Blacula, Scream" starred Craig T. Nelson.
    (SSFC, 4/15/01, Par p.11)

1973        The film "Serpico" starred Al Pucino and was directed by Sidney Lumet.
    (SFC, 9/24/97, p.A3)(WSJ, 1/22/00, p.A22)

1973        The film The Seven-Ups starred Roy Schneider.
    (SFEC, 1/31/99, Par p.14)

1973        The film Silent Night, Bloody Night was produced.
    (SFC, 7/28/97, p.E3)

1973        The film "Slaughter’s Big Rip-Off" featured Ed McMahon.
    (SFEC, 9/3/00, Par p.18)

1973        The Woody Allen film Sleeper was produced.
    (SFEC, 2/23/96, p.C12)

1973        The film "Soylent Green" starred Charlton Heston, Lincoln Kilpatrick (d.2004) and Edward G. Robinson in his last role. It was based on the 1966 sci-fi novel “Make Room! Make Room" by Harry Harrison. The screenplay play was by Stanley R. Greenberg (d.2002). It was directed by Richard Fleischer. It was set in NYC in 2022.
    (SFC, 8/28/02, p.A19)(MoTV, 1977, p.667)(SFC, 5/27/04, p.B7)

1973        The film "The Sting" starred Paul Newman, Robert Shaw and Robert Redford. It was directed by George Roy Hill and co-produced by Julia Phillips, who became the 1st woman to win an Oscar for best picture. In 2005 it was selected for preservation by the US National Film Registry.
    (SFEC, 3/22/98, DB p.52)(SFC, 12/28/05, p.E6)

1973        The film Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams starred Sylvia Sidney and Joanne Woodward.
    (SFC, 7/2/99, p.D6)

1973        The film Theater of Blood starred Vincent Price as an actor who murders his critics.
    (SFEC, 8/23/98, DB p.43)

1973        The film “Tom Sawyer" featured Jodie Foster (11).
    (SSFC, 8/28/05, Par p.22)

1973        The film "A Touch of Class starred George Segal.
    (SFEC, 2/7/99, Par p.26)

1973        The film "The Way We Were" was about an on-again, off-again love affair and starred Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford. "We all married the wrong person once."
    (SFC, 2/13/98, p.C5)(SSFC, 4/1/01, DB p.37)

1973        The film "White Dawn" starred Warren Oates and Louis Gossett. It was directed by Philip Kaufman and was about whalers lost in the Arctic.
    (SFC, 7/18/01, p.B8)(SFC, 5/23/12, p.E2)

1973        The film "Your Three Minutes Are Up" starred Beau Bridges and Ron Liebman. It featured the debut of Nedra Volz (d.2003 at 94).
    (SFC, 1/29/03, p.A18)

1973        John Ford, film director, died. In 1999 Scott Eyman authored "Print the Legend: The Life and Times of John Ford." In 2001 Joseph McBride authored "Searching for John Ford."
    (SFEC, 11/14/99, BR p.3)(WSJ, 11/26/99, p.W8)(SSFC, 7/1/01, DB p.59)

1974        Feb 7, Mel Brooks' "Blazing Saddles" opened in movie theaters.
    (www.imdb.com/title/tt0071230/combined)
1974        Apr 2, In the 46th Academy Awards "Sting," Glenda Jackson and Jack Lemmon win. Robert Opel (33) of SF streaked naked across the stage. Opel was shot and killed 5 years later during a robbery in SF.
    (MC, 4/2/02)(SFEC, 3/14/99, DB p.37)
1974        John Fell (d.2008 at 81), jazz historian and film professor at SF State Univ., authored “Film and the Narrative Tradition."
    (SSFC, 11/2/08, p.B3)

1974        The comedy film "Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore" starred Ellen Burstyn, Alfred Lutter and Jodie Foster. It was directed by Martin Scorsese.
    (WSJ, 12/26/97, p.A7)(SFEC, 10/1/00, Par p.26)

1974        German film director Rainer Werner Fassbinder made "Ali: Fear Eats the Soul."
    (WSJ, 1/14/97, p.A16)(SFC, 7/1/97, p.E5)

1974        The film “The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz" featured Jack Warden (1920-2006).
    (SFC, 7/22/06, p.B6)

1974        The film "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman" was directed by John Korty. It starred Cicely Tyson.
    (SFEM, 3/29/98, p.6)(SFEC, 1/31/99, DB p.30)

1974        The film "Bank Shot" starred George C. Scott.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1974        The film Benji was a dog story.
    (SFEC, 8/23/98, DB p.63)

1974        The 3* film "Blazing Saddles" starred Madeline Kahn and Gene Wilder. Mel Brooks' "Blazing Saddles" opened in movie theaters Feb 7.
    (SFC, 12/4/99, p.C2)(www.imdb.com/title/tt0071230/combined)

1974        The Hong Kong film Boxer of Shantung was produced. A 1998 remake was titled "Hero."
    (SFC, 1/21/98, p.E5)

1974        The film Caged Heat was the first film by Jonathan Demme. It was about women in prison and starred Erica Gavin.
    (SFEC, 11/22/98, DB p.54)

1974        The gambling film “California Split" starred George Segal and Elliot Gould and was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFEC, 9/27/98, DB p.51)

1974        The French film "Charlotte" (La Jeune Fille Assassinee) was directed by Roger Vadim.
    (SFC, 2/12/00, p.A21)

1974        The film "Chinatown" starred Jack Nicholson, Fay Dunaway and Noble Willingham. It was directed by Roman Polanski and was later selected as a Library of Congress film classic. It was rated #19 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. The screenplay was by Robert Towne. In 2001 it was rated the #16 most thrilling film.
    (SFC, 10/2/97, p.E3)(SFC, 1/21/98, p.E1,6)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFEC, 6/27/99, BR p.45)(SFEC, 8/6/00, Par p.18)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1974        The film "Claudine" starred Diahann Carroll and was directed by John Berry.
    (SFEC, 8/15/99, DB p.45)

1974        The film "The Conversation" starred Gene Hackman, Harry Caul and Harrison Ford. It was about surveillance, was directed by Francis Ford Coppola, and was shot in the SF Bay Area.
    (SFEC, 8/11/96, DB, p.39)(WSJ, 1/26/00, p.W6)

1974        The Mafia-history film "Crazy Joe" was produced by Dino De Laurentiis.
    (SSFC, 3/25/01, DB p.52)

1974        The film "Daisy Miller" starred Cybill Shepherd.
    (SSFC, 5/11/03, Par p.18)

1974        The film "Day For Night" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/23/99, p.B7)

1974        The film "Death Wish" starred Charles Bronson.
    (SFC, 9/1/03, p.A2)

1974        The porno film "Debbie Does Dallas" was produced.
    (WSJ, 8/22/01, p.A14)

1974        The film “A Delicate Balance" starred Paul Scofield (1922-2008) and Katharine Hepburn.
    (SFC, 6/30/03, p.A11)(AP, 3/20/08)

1974        The film "Dirty Mary Crazy Larry" starred Peter Fonda.
    (SFEC, 6/15/97, Par. p.18)

1974        The French film "Touche Pas a la Femme Blanche" (Don't Touch the White Woman) was directed by Marco Ferreri. It was a Western satire with Marcello Mastroianni, Michel Piccoli, Ugo Tognazzi and Catherine  Deneuve.
    (SFC, 7/7/99, p.E3)

1974        The film "The Dove" was produced by Gregory Peck.
    (SFC, 6/13/03, p.A16)

1974        The film "Earthquake" starred Walter Matthau and John Randolph (d.2004).
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)(SFC, 2/28/04, p.A16)

1974        The Disney film "Escape to Witch Mountain" with Eddie Albert and Ray Milland was set at the Peninsula School, the Menlo Park home of James V. Coleman.
    (PI, 3/21/98, p.5)

1974        The John Waters film "Female Trouble" was produced with Divine as Dawn Davenport.
    (SFEC, 12/8/96, DB p.11)

1974        Orson Welles produced the film "F for Fake."
    (WSJ, 9/20/96, p.A12)

1974        The film "Front Page" starred Walter Matthau and carol Burnett. It was directed by Billy Wilder.
    (SFC, 9/5/96, p.B2)(SFC, 3/29/02, p.A14)(SSFC, 12/18/05, Par p.22)

1974        The experimental travelogue film "Fuji" was made by Robert Breer. In 2002 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/19/02, p.E12)

1974        The film "The Gambler" starred Lauren Hutton and James Caan. It was directed by Karel Reisz.
    (SFEC, 10/24/99, Par p.18)(SFC, 11/28/02, p.A30)

1974        The documentary film “General Idi Amin (A Self Portrait) was produced by Barbet Schroeder.
    (WSJ, 9/29/06, p.W4)

1974        The film "Godfather Part II" starred Robert Duvall. It was rated #32 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (SFC, 1/30/98, p.E17)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)

1974        The French film "Going Places" (Les Valseuses) with Gerard Depardieu and Patrick Dewaere was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)(SFEC, 9/12/99, DB p.60)

1974        The film “The Golden Voyage of Sinbad" featured John Philip Law. Ray Harryhausen (b.1920) was responsible for the special effects.
    (SFC, 2/27/08, p.E5)(SFC, 5/16/08, p.B11)

1974        The film "The Great Gatsby" with Robert Redford, Mia Farrow and Sam Waterston was based on the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel.
    (SFEC, 2/16/97, Par. p.18)(SFC, 6/17/98, p.E1)

1974        The film "Harry and Tonto" starred Art Carney and Geraldine Fitzgerald.
    (SFC, 11/12/03, p.A2)(SFC, 7/20/05, p.B7)

1974        The film "Herbie Rides Again" starred Huntz Hall. It was about a playful Volkswagen.
    (SFC, 2/2/99, p.A19)

1974        The musical film "Huckleberry Finn" was directed by J. Lee Thompson.
    (SFC, 9/9/02, p.A22)

1974        The film "Juggernaut" starred Richard Harris.
    (SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)

1974        The film The Klansman featured Linda Evans.
    (SFEC, 8/24/97, Par p.18)

1974        The French film Lacombe, Lucien by Louis Malle was produced.
    (WSJ, 5/30/97, p.A16)

1974        The Polish film Land of Promise was directed by Andrzej Wajda.
    (SFC, 7/8/99, p.E3)

1974        The film “Lenny" starred Dustin Hoffman as Lenny Bruce (d.1966). Valerie Perrine played Honey Bruce Friedman (d.2005), Lenny’s wife.
    (SFC, 9/18/05, p.B3)

1974        The musical film "The Little Prince" was produced.
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)
1974         The film "The Longest Yard" starred Burt Reynolds, Bernadette Peters, and Eddie Albert. It was directed by Robert Aldrich.
    (SFEC, 2/15/98, Par p.22)(SFEC, 3/21/99, Par p.30)

1974        The film "Lords of Flatbush" with Armand Assante, Paul Mace, Henry Winkler, Perry King and Sylvester Stallone was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.30)(SFEC, 7/6/97, Par p.4)

1974        The Swedish film “The Magic Flute" was directed by Ingmar Bergman.
    (SFC, 7/31/07, p.E3)

1974        The musical film "Mame" starred Lucille Ball and Robert Preston.
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)(MoTV, 1977, p.446)

1974        Roger Moore starred in the James Bond movie "The Man With the Golden Gun." World wide receipts total $98 mil.   
    (WSJ, 11/7/95, p. A1)

1974/5        The British Monty Python film "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" was produced. It deconstructed the Arthurian myth into little pieces.
    (SFC, 6/3/98, p.E3)(SFEC, 8/1/99, BR p.10)

1974        The film "Mr. Majestyk" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/15/02, p.D18)

1974        The film "Murder on the Orient Express" starred Ingrid Bergman, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller and Lauren Bacall. It was based on the Agatha Christie story.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.7)(SFEC, 6/13/99, DB p.37)(SFC, 5/23/00, p.A13)

1974        The film "The Night Porter" starred Charlotte Rampling.
    (SSFC, 4/29/01, Par p.15)

1974        The film "The Odessa File" starred Jon Voight and was based on a book by Frederick Forsyth. It was produced by Sir John Woolf.
    (SFC, 7/1/99, p.C4)

1974        The film "Outfit" starred Robert Duvall.
    (SFEC, 8/16/98, Par p.16)

1974        The film "The Parallax View" was directed by Alan Pakula.
    (SFC, 11/20/98, p.C10)

1974        The film “The Rehearsal" was directed by Jules Dassin and based on the Greek student rebellions that helped bring down the 1967-1974 military junta.
    (SFC, 4/1/08, p.B7)

1974        The pornographic film The Resurrection of Eve was made by the Mitchell of SF.
    (SFC, 10/3/97, p.A15)

1974        The film The Savage Is Loose starred George C. Scott. Scott also produced and directed the film.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1974        The horror film “Shriek of the Mutilated" was produced. The screenplay was by Ed Kelleher.
    (SFC, 5/23/05, p.B4)

1974        The film The Spirit of the Beehive was directed by Victor Erice and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1974        The film Sugarland Express was directed by George Lucas.
    (WSJ, 5/13/99, p.A28)

1974        The film "The Taking of Pelham One Two Three" starred Walter Matthau and Doris Roberts.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)(SSFC, 11/23/03, Par p.24)

1974        The film “Texas Chain Saw Massacre" starred Gunnar Hansen (d.2015 at 68) as Leatherface and was directed by Tobe Hooper. It cost about $250,000 and was roughly based on the 1957-1974 exploits of Wisconsin farmer Ed Gein. The film was narrated by John Larroquette.
    (SFC, 5/18/96, p.A4)(WSJ, 10/31/97, p.A1)(SFC, 11/9/15, p.C3)

1974        MGM produce the film That’s Entertainment. It was narrated by Jimmy Stewart and Frank Sinatra.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.42)(SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)(SFC, 5/16/98, p.E6)

1974        The film “Thieves Like Us" starred Keith Carradine and Shelley Duvall and was directed by Robert Altman.
    (WSJ, 1/22/98, p.A14)

1974        The film "The Three Musketeers" starred Raquel Welch."
    (SSFC, 3/17/02, Par p.26)

1974        The film “The Towering Inferno" starred Steve McQueen and Paul Newman. The theme song, “We May never Love Like This Again," by Joel Hirschhorn (d.2005) won an Oscar in 1975. It was based two books “The Glass Inferno" by Frank Robinson and Thomas Scortia and “The Tower" by Richard Martin Stern.
    (SFC, 9/21/05, p.B6)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Towering_Inferno)

1974        The film "Uptown Saturday Night" starred Bill Cosby. It featured the tap dancing of the Harold Nicholas.
    (SFC, 7/5/00, p.A19)(SSFC, 10/19/03, Par p.22)

1974        The film “Where the Lilies Bloom" was based on Vera and Bill Cleaver’s young-adult novel about a family of orphans in Appalachia.
    (SSFC, 3/27/16, p.C13)

1974        The Japanese film "Wife to Be Sacrificed" starred Naomi Tani and was directed by Masaru Onuma.
    (SFC, 5/1/98, p.C9)

1974        The film "Young Frankenstein" starred Peter Boyle. It was ranked 13th most funny film in 2000.
    (SFC, 6/15/00, p.E3)(SSFC, 8/15/04, Par p.18)

1974        The film "Zardoz" starred Charlotte Rampling.
    (SSFC, 4/29/01, Par p.15)

1975        Mar 26, The film "Tommy" premiered in London.
    (www.imdb.com/title/tt0073812/combined)
1975        Mar, Sylvester Stallone wrote "Rocky" and insisted on playing the lead role when he sold the script. Five Rocky films were made.
    (SFEC, 7/6/97, p.5)
1975        Apr 8, In the 47th Academy Awards "Godfather II," Ellen Burstyn and Art Carney won.
    (MC, 4/8/02)

1975        The film "Airport '75" starred singer Helen Reddy, Charlton Heston, Karen Black and Eric Estrada.
    (SFEC, 11/28/99, DB p.48)

1975        The German film "Ali: Fear Eats the Soul" was directed by Reiner Werner Fassbinder.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.35)

1975        The musical film "At Long Last Love" starred Cybill Shepherd.
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)(SSFC, 5/11/03, Par p.18)

1975        The film "Barry Lyndon" starred Ryan O’Neil. It was directed by Stanley Kubrick and featured the music of the Chieftains of Ireland. It was based on a novel by Thackeray.
    (WSJ, 3/17/98, p.A16)(SSFC, 11/26/00, DB p.55)

1975        The film "A Boy and His Dog" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1975        The 3* film "Breakout" with Charles Bronson and Robert Duvall was about a woman who hires a bush pilot to free her husband from a Mexican prison.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)(SFEC, 8/16/98, Par p.16)

1975        The film “The Buffalo Creek Flood: An Act of Man" was produced. In 2005 it was selected for preservation by the US National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/28/05, p.E6)

1975        The film Capone was produced. The sound track by David Grisman included excerpts from "Potpourri" by mandolinist Rudy Cipolla (b.1901).
    (SFC, 4/1/97, p.G1)

1975        The film "Crazy Mama" starred Dennis Quaid.
    (SFEC, 7/5/98, Par p.22)

1975        The Algerian film "Chronicle of the Years of Embers" was produced.
    (SFC, 9/6/99, p.B5)

1975        The film "Day of the Locust" was directed by John Schlesinger and based on the 1939 novel by Nathanael West. Burgess Meredith was nominated for best supporting actor.
    (HIR, 9/11/97, p.5B)(SFEC,12/21/97, DB p.58)

1975        The film "Dog Day Afternoon" starred Al Pacino and was directed by Sidney Lumet.
    (WSJ, 1/22/00, p.A22)(SFC, 5/30/03, p.D5)

1975        The film "The Drowning Pool" starred Paul Newman.
    (SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1975        The Swedish film “Face to Face" was directed by Ingmar Bergman.
    (SFC, 7/31/07, p.E3)

1975        The film "Farewell My Lovely" starred Charlotte Rampling and Robert Mitchum as Philip Marlowe, the Raymond Chandler detective novel hero.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SSFC, 4/29/01, Par p.15)

1975        The film "F" for Fake by Orson Welles featured Clifford Irving and Hungarian forger Elmyr de Hory.
    (SFC, 7/29/99, p.E6)

1975        German film director Rainer Werner Fassbinder made "Fox and His Friends."
    (SFC, 7/1/97, p.E5)

1975        The musical film "Funny Lady" starred Barbra Streisand, James Caan and Roddy McDowall. It was a sequel to Funny Girl.
    (SFC, 10/9/98, p.C12)(SSFC, 10/11/03, Par p.16)

1975        The film "The Great Waldo Pepper" was directed by George Roy Hill.
    (SFC, 12/28/02, p.A2)

1975        The Hong Kong film "Hand of Death" starred Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1975        The film "The Happy Hooker" starred Jean-Pierre Aumont.
    (SFC, 1/31/01, p.C2)

1975        The film "Hard Times" starred Charles Bronson and James Coburn. It was directed by Walter Hill and set in the Depression.
    (SFC, 9/3/99, p.B3)

1975        Howard Zieff’s film Hearts of the West was produced. Blythe Danner, mother of actress Gwyneth Paltrow, played a script girl working on westerns in 1930s Hollywood.
    (WSJ, 8/2/96, p.A10)

1975        The film Hedda starred Glenda Jackson.
    (SFC, 7/30/99, p.D4)

1975        The film "Hennessy" starred Patrick Stewart.
    (SFEC, 12/5/99, Par p.26)

1975        The film "Hester Street" starred Doris Roberts.
    (SSFC, 11/23/03, Par p.24)

1975        The film "Hindenburg" starred George C. Scott. It was directed by Robert Wise.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)(SFC, 9/16/05, p.B8)

1975        The film "Hustle" starred Burt Reynolds.
    (SFEC, 2/15/98, Par p.22)

1975        The film "Jaws" featured Roy Scheider and was made by Steven Spielberg. It was rated #48 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.  In 2001 it was rated the #2 most thrilling film. It was based on the 1974 book by Peter Benchley (1940-2006).
    (USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)(SFC, 2/13/06, p.B3)(SFC, 2/11/08, p.A2)

1975        The Dutch film "Keetje Tippel" (Cathy Tippel or Katie's Passion, or Hot Sweat) starred Jan De Bont and was directed by Paul Verhoeven.
    (WSJ, 7/23/99, p.W4)

1975        The film "Let’s Do It Again" starred Ossie Davis and Bill Cosby.
    (SFEC, 10/20/96, Par, p.24)(SSFC, 10/19/03, Par p.22)

1975        The British film “Lisztomania" was directed by ken Russell. It starred Roger Daltry of the who as Franz Liszt with Beatles drummer Ringo Starr as the pope.
    (SFC, 11/29/11, p.C5)

1975        The film "Mahogany" starred Diana Ross. Its screenplay was by Bob Merrill.
    (SFC, 2/19/98, p.A22)

1975        The film "Mandingo" starred James Mason and was produced by Dino De Laurentiis.
    (SSFC, 3/25/01, DB p.52)

1975        The film “Man in the Glass Booth" starred Maximilian Schell.
    (SSFC, 2/2/14, p.C5)(www.imdb.com/title/tt0073345/)
 
1975        The John Huston film "The Man Who Would Be King" starred Michael Caine, Sean Connery and Christopher Plummer.
    (WSJ, 2/21/97, p.A12)(SSFC, 1/12/03, Par p.20)

1975        The film "Mr. Sycamore" starred Jason Robards.
    (SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1975        The musical film "Nashville" starred Lauren Hutton and was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.42)(SFEC, 10/24/99, Par p.18)

1975        Arthur Penn made his film "Night Moves." He lost a lot of his own money but the film was later recognized as a classic of the 1970s.
    (SFEC, 1/5/97, EM p.9)

1975        The film "92 in the Shade" starred Peter Fonda.
    (SFEC, 6/15/97, Par. p.18)

1975        The film "One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest" starred Louise Fletcher and Jack Nicholson. It was produced by Saul Zaentz (1921-2014), directed by Milos Forman and won an Oscar bor best picture. It was rated #20 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFEC, 9/26/99, DB p.45)(SSFC, 1/5/14, p.A1)

1975        The film "The Passenger" starred Jack Nicholson and Maria Schneider was directed by Michelangelo Antonioni.
    (SFEC, 1/17/99, DB p.43)

1975        The film "The People's War," shot in North Vietnam by Robert Kramer in 1969, was released.
    (SFC, 11/12/99, p.D6)

1975        The mystery film "Picnic at Hanging Rock" starred Rachel Roberts and Dominic Guard and was directed by Peter Weir. It was set in 1900 in Australia.
    (SFC, 7/1/98, p.E4)

1975        The film "Posse" starred Kirk Douglas and Melody Thomas Scott.
    (SFEC, 1/23/00, Par p.12)(SSFC, 2/24/02, Par p.12)

1975        The Italian film "Profumo di Donna" starred Vittorio Gassman. It was remade in 1993 as "Scent of a Woman."
    (SFC, 6/30/00, p.D7)

1975        The film "Rancho Deluxe starred Patti Jerome (d.2000 at 75).
    (SFC, 10/4/00, p.B2)

1975        The film "Ransom" starred Richard Harris.
    (SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)

1975        The film “The Return of the Pink Panther" was directed by Blake Edwards.
    (SFC, 10/25/05, p.B5)

1975        The musical film "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" starred Tim Curry. In 2005 it was selected for preservation by the US National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)(SSFC, 5/29/05, Par p.18)(SFC, 12/28/05, p.E6)

1975        The film "Rollerball" was produced.
    (SSFC, 4/15/01, DB p.50)

1975        The film "Rooster Cogburn" starred Katharine Hepburn.
    (SFC, 6/30/03, p.A11)

1975        The film Shampoo starred Warren Beatty, Jack Warden, Julie Christie and Goldie Hawn  and was directed by Hal Ashby. The script was by Robert Towne.
    (SFC, 6/23/96, BR, p.32)(SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.36)

1975        The horror film “Shivvers" starred Paul Hampton and was directed by David Cronenberg. It was about little parasites that sneak inside people and turn them into sex maniacs.
    (SFC,10/31/97, p.C5)

1975        The film "Sunshine Boys" starred Walter Matthau and George Burns, who won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1975        The film Six-Pack Annie featured Stubby Kaye.
    (SFC,12/16/97, p.B4)

1975        The French film "The Story of Adele H" (Histoire d’Adele) with Isabelle Adjani and was directed by Francois Truffaut. It was based on the story of Adele Hugo, daughter of Victor Hugo, who seeks love in Nova Scotia.
    (WSJ, 3/13/98, p.A14)(SFC, 3/18/02, p.D6)

1975        The film "Three Days of the Condor" starred Faye Dunaway.
    (SFEC, 8/6/00, Par p.18)

1975        The musical film "Tommy" by Ken Russell was produced. It was based on the play co-written by Peter Townshend of The Who and Des McAnuff.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.42) (SFEM, 1/12/97, DB  p.31)

1975        The horror film "Trilogy of Terror" starred Karen Black.
    (WSJ, 6/26/00, p.A1)

1975        The film "The Wilby Conspiracy" starred Sidney Poitier.
    (SFEC, 11/1/98, Par p.18)

1975        The film "Winstanley" was co-directed by Andrew Mollow and Kevin Brownlow. It told of an agrarian commune in the 1640s created by Gerard Winstanley, a merchant turned pamphleteer whose elegant prose derided the class system.
    (SFEC, 1/30/00, DB p.42)

1975        The Japanese film "A Woman Called Sada Abe" starred Junko Miyashita and was directed by Noburu Tanaka.
    (SFC, 5/1/98, p.C9)

1975        The film "W.W. and the Dixie Dance Kings" starred Art Carney.
    (SFC, 11/12/03, p.A2)

1975        The film "The Yakuza" starred Robert Mitchum and was directed by Sydney Pollack.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SFC, 5/27/08, p.A2)

1976        James Wong Howe (b.1899), Chinese-born cinematographer (2 Oscars), died.
    (SFC, 10/20/04, p.E3)

1976        The film "All the President’s Men" with Hal Holbrook, Jack Warden, Jason Robards, Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman was produced. It was directed by Alan Pakula and based on the book by Woodward and Bernstein. Robards won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor
    (SFC, 2/19/96, p.E4)(SFEC, 8/10/97, Par p.14)(SFC, 11/20/98, p.C10)(SFC, 12/30/99, p.E3)

1976        Lew Ayres produced his documentary Altars of the World. It won a Globe Award for Best Documentary.
    (SFC, 12/31/96, p.A20)

1976        The film "Bad news Bears" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1976        The film "Blue Bird" starred Elizabeth Taylor. It was shot in Russia and was the 1st film collaboration between the US and the Soviet Union.
    (SFC, 10/29/01, p.A18)

1976        The film “Bobby Deerfield" was directed by Sydney Pollack.
    (SFC, 5/27/08, p.A2)( www.filmreference.com/Directors-Pe-Ri/Pollack-Sydney.html)

1976        The film The Boy in the Plastic Bubble with John Travolta was produced.
    (WSJ, 6/27/97, p.A13)

1976        The 1* film "Breaking Point" with Bo Svenson and John Colicos was about a martial arts teacher who testifies against organized crime.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)(SFC, 3/8/00, p.C8)

1976        The film "Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull’s History Lesson" starred Paul Newman.
    (SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1976        The film “Bugsy Malone" featured Jodie Foster.
    (SSFC, 8/28/05, Par p.22)

1976        The teen revenge film "Carrie" starred Sissy Spacek and John Travolta. In 2001 it was rated the #46 most thrilling film.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, DB p.50)(SFEC, 5/21/00, DB p.50)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1976        The film "Cassandra Crossing" starred Richard Harris.
    (SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)

1976        The Japanese film Dersu Uzala was directed by Akira Kurosawa and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1976        The film "The Domino Principle" was produced.
    (SFC, 2/21/01, p.A18)

1976        The film "Drum" starred John Colicos.
    (SFC, 3/8/00, p.C8)

1976        The film The Eagle Has Landed with Michael Caine was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, Par p.16)

1976        The film “Echoes of a Summer" featured Jodie Foster.
    (SSFC, 8/28/05, Par p.22)

1976        The film Family Plot was the 53rd and final feature film by Alfred Hitchcock.
    (WSJ, 4/20/99, A20)

1976        The film “Freaky Friday" featured Jodie Foster.
    (SSFC, 8/28/05, Par p.22)

1976        The French film "The Game of Seduction" (Une Femme Fidele) was directed by Roger Vadim.
    (SFC, 2/12/00, p.A21)

1976        The film Gator starred Burt Reynolds and Lauren Hutton.
    (SFEC, 2/15/98, Par p.22)(SFEC, 10/24/99, Par p.18)

1976        The documentary film Harlan County, U.S.A. was made by Barbara Kopple.
    (WSJ, 11/8/99, p.A48)

1976        The film "The Human Tornado" starred Ernie Hudson.
    (SFEC, 9/17/00, Par p.34)

1976        The Canadian NFB documentary film "I'll Find a Way" was the story of Nadia DeFranco, a woman with spina bifida. It won an Oscar in 1977.
    (WSJ, 1/13/00, p.A20)

1976        The Japanese film In the Realm of the Sense was directed by Nagisa Oshima. It was about a geisha who engages in a 2-week fest of lovemaking, that she "cuts short" in the end.
    (SFC, 5/1/98, p.C9)

1976        The film Jackson Jail with Yvette Mimieux and Tommy Lee Jones was produced.
    (USAT, 5/16/97, p.3D)

1976        Hollywood redid King Kong with Jessica Lange.
    (TMC, 1994, p.1933)(SFC, 4/13/96, p.A5)

1976        The film La Derniere Femme by Italian film director Marco Ferreri was produced.
    (SFC, 5/10/97, p.A20)

1976        The film "The Last Tycoon" starred Robert Mitchum, Angelica Huston, Tony Curtis and Robert De Niro. It was directed by Elia Kazan and was based on a Harold Pinter adaptation of an unfinished novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)

1976        The film "Leadbelly" starred Ernie Hudson.
    (SFEC, 9/17/00, Par p.34)

1976        The British film "The Likely Lads" starred Stephanie Lawrence (d.2000 at 50).
    (SFC, 11/8/00, p.B7)

1976        Margaux Hemingway (1955-1996), granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, starred in the film "Lipstick." It also featured her little sister Mariel.
    (SFC, 7/2/96, p.A11)(SFEC, 1/18/98, Par p.17)

1976        The film "The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane" starred Jodie Foster.
    (SFEC, 9/17/00, DB p.46)

1976        The film "Logan's Run" starred Peter York and Peter Ustinov.
    (SFC, 3/30/04, p.A2)(MoTV, 1977, p.420)

1976        The film Love Hurts was made by the rock group Nazareth.
    (SFC, 10/8/97, p.E5)

1976        The film "Lumiere" was directed by Jeanne Moreau.
    (SFEC, 3/12/00, p.D5)

1976        The Man Who Fell to Earth, a British satirical psychological science fiction film, was directed by Nicolas Roeg and written by Paul Mayersberg, based on Walter Tevis' 1963 novel of the same name. It featured Bernie Casey (1939-2017).
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Man_Who_Fell_to_Earth)

1976        The film "Marathon Man" starred Laurence Olivier, Dustin Hoffman, Roy Scheider and Marthe Keller. It was directed by John Schlesinger. In 2001 it was rated the #50 most thrilling film.
    (MoTV, 1977, p.457)(SFEC, 1/25/98, DB p.47)(SFC, 7/26/03, p.A22)(SFC, 2/11/08, p.A2)

1976        The film “The Message" by Syrian-American producer Moustapha Akkad (d.2005) told the story the Prophet Mohammad and the emergence of Islam.
    (SFC, 11/24/05, p.E2)

1976        Robert Mitchum played in the film Midway.
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1976        Arthur Penn directed the film Missouri Breaks with Marlon Brando and Jack Nicholson was shot in Montana.
    (SFC, 4/14/96, EM, p.25)(SFEC, 1/5/97, EM p.8)(PNI, 2/5/97, p.14)

1976        The film "Mother Jugs & Speed" starred Raquel Welch."
    (SSFC, 3/17/02, Par p.26)

1976        The Muppet Show  introduced Miss Piggy with voice by director Frank Oz.
    (SFEC, 3/16/97, Par p.2)

1976        The film "Murder by Death" starred Alec Guinness.
    (SFC, 8/7/00, p.A15)

1976        The film "Network" starred Peter Finch, Beatrice Straight, William Holden and Faye Dunaway. It was written by Paddy Chayefsky. It was rated #66 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. In 2000 it was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry. Straight won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress and Finch posthumously won an Oscar for Best Actor. In 2014 Dave Itzkoff authored “Mad As Hell: The Making of Network and the Fateful Vision of the Angriest Man in Movies."
    (WSJ, 1/27/97, p.A1)(SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.48)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 12/28/00, p.D5)(SSFC, 2/16/14, p.F4)

1976        The film "Obsession" starred John Lithgow.
    (SFEC, 3/12/00, Par p.18)

1976        The film "Olly Olly Oxen Free" starred Katharine Hepburn.
    (SFC, 6/30/03, p.A11)

1976        The film "The Omen" starred Gregory Peck and Lee Remick. It was directed by Richard Donner. Nice parents find out that their son is the antichrist and is killing people.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, Par p.18)(SFEC, 8/1/99, DB p.48)
 
1976        The film "The Outlaw Josey Wales" starred Clint Eastwood. It was co-written and directed by Philip Kaufman.
    (SFC,10/31/97, p.C13)(SFC, 5/23/12, p.E2)

1976        The film Pink Panther Strikes Again was produced.
    (SFC, 7/7/96, DB p.27)

1976        The film "The Return of a Man Called Horse" starred Richard Harris.
    (SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)

1976        The film The Ritz starred Treat Williams.
    (SFEC, 4/18/99, Par p.20)

1976        The first "Rocky" film was produced. It won an Oscar for best picture. Burgess Meredith was nominated for best supporting actor. It was rated #78 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.39)(HIR, 9/11/97, p.5B)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)

1976        The Lina Wertmuller film Seven Beauties with Shirley Stoler was produced.
    (SFC, 2/20/98, p.C13)

1976        The film "The Seven Per Cent Solution" starred Nicole Williamson, Robert Duvall and Charles Gray.
    (SFC, 3/9/00, p.C2)

1976        The film, "The Shootist," was the last film with John Wayne. It also starred Lauren Bacall, Melody Thomas Scott and James Stewart.
    (SFC, 7/13/96, p.E3)(SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.7)(WSJ, 5/20/97, p.A18)

1976        The film "Silent Movie" starred Bernadette Peters. Paul Newman made a cameo appearance.
    (SFEC, 3/21/99, Par p.30)(SSFC, 9/28/08, p.A16)

1976        The film "Silver Streak" starred Richard Pryor. In 2000 it was ranked the 95th most funny film.
    (SFC, 6/15/00, p.E3)(Econ, 12/17/05, p.29)

1976        The film Sizzle Beach, USA was the first movie to feature Kevin Kostner.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, DB p.52)

1976        The film Small Change was directed by Francois Truffaut.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)

1976        The musical film "A Star Is Born" featured Barbra Streisand and was directed by Frank Pierson. The screenplay was by Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne.
    (SFEC, 11/29/98, DB p.50)(SFC, 1/1/04, p.A23)

1976        The film "Stay Hungry" starred Arnold Schwarzenegger.
    (SSFC, 6/22/03, Par p.5)

1976        The film Survive was based on the real life story of survivors of an Andes plane crash and was produced by Allan Carr.
    (SFC, 6/30/99, p.C2)

1976        The film Sweet Bird of Youth with Christopher Walken was produced.
    (SFEC, 9/21/97, Par p.6)

1976        The Martin Scorsese film "Taxi Driver" starred Robert De Niro, Cybill Shepherd, Jodie Foster, Peter Boyle and Harvey Keitel. It was directed by Martin Scorsese and was rated #47 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. In 2001 it was rated the #22 most thrilling film.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.39)(SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.48)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 9/3/99, p.B3)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1976        The film To the Devil, a Daughter was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/4/97, Par. p.31)

1976        The film "Treasure of Matecumbe" was produced.
    (SFC, 3/30/04, p.A2)

1976        The film "Victor/Victoria" was ranked 76th most funny film in 2000.
    (SFC, 6/15/00, p.E3)

1976        The film "Voyage of the Damned" starred Wendy Hiller. It was based on the 1939 journey of the ship St. Louis carrying 937 Jewish passengers, which was denied entry to western ports and forced back to Europe.
    (SFC, 10/4/99, p.D1)(SFC, 5/17/03, p.A16)

1976        The film W.C. Fields and Me starred Rod Steiger and was directed by Arthur Hiller. The screenplay was by Bob Merrill (d.1998).
    (SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.18)(SFC, 7/10/02, p.A6)

1976        The film "Where Adam Stood" was directed by Brian Gobson. It was based on an autobiography by the Christian fundamentalist Edmund Gosse.
    (SFC, 1/8/04, p.A19)

1976        The film "Won Ton Ton--The dog Who Saved Hollywood" starred Bruce Dern, Madeline Kahn and Art Carney. It was a spoof on the life of Rin Tin Tin.
    (SFEC, 8/23/98, DB p.63)

Films 1977-xxxx

1977        Mar 28, In the 49th Academy Awards "Rocky," Peter Finch and Faye Dunaway won.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/49th_Academy_Awards)
1977        Apr 20, The film "Annie Hall" premiered. Diane Keaton starred in the Woody Allen film Annie Hall. It was rated #31 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998.
    (www.variety.com/profiles/Film/main/24544/Annie%20Hall.html?dataSet=1)(SFC, 1/9/97, p.E1)
1977        Jun 3, Roberto Rossellini (b.1906), Italian director, died.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roberto_Rossellini)
1977        Jun 22, Walt Disney’s film “The Rescuers" was released.
    (www.bcdb.com/bcdb/cartoon.cgi?film=40&cartoon=The%20Rescuers)
1977        Dec 14, The film "Saturday Night Fever," starring John Travolta, premiered in NYC.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saturday_Night_Fever)
1977        Dec 16, The movie "Saturday Night Fever," starring John Travolta as a Brooklyn disco dancer, opened in wide release.
    (AP, 12/16/07)

1977        James Stewart starred in the film “Airport ‘7".
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1977        Robert Mitchum played in the film “The Amsterdam Kill."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1977        Diane Keaton starred in the Woody Allen film “Annie Hall." It was rated #31 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. It premiered Apr 20.
    (SFC, 1/9/97, p.E1)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)

1977        The Swedish film “Autumn Sonata" was directed by Ingmar Bergman.
    (SFC, 7/31/07, p.E3)

1977        The Italian film An Average Little Man starred Alberto Sordi.
    (SFC, 12/1/97, p.E3)

1977        The film "Bad" featured Lawrence Tierney and was directed by Andy Warhol.
    (SFC, 3/1/02, p.A33)

1977        The film “Billy Jack Goes to Washington" was produced by Frank Capra Jr.
    (SSFC, 12/23/07, p.B4)

1977        The film "Black Sunday" starred Robert Shaw and was directed by John Frankenheimer.  Ernest Lehman, Kenneth Ross and Ivan Moffat collaborated on the adaptation of the Thomas Harris novel of a plot to bomb the Super Bowl.
    (SSFC, 3/18/01, DB p.47)

1977        The film "A Bridge Too Far was produced by David Levine and directed by Richard Attenborough. Composer John Addison (d.1998 at 78) won a British Academy Award for his music. It was based on the book by Cornelius Ryan.
    (SFEC, 12/13/98, p.C14)(HC, 12/12/01)

1977        The film “Can I Do It ‘Till I Need Glasses" featured Robin Williams (1951-2014).
    (SFC, 8/13/14, p.F3)

1977        The film "The Car" featured Melody Thomas Scott.
    (SSFC, 2/24/02, Par p.12)

1977        The film “The Cassandra Crossing" featured John Philip Law.
    (SFC, 5/16/08, p.B11)

1977        The film Ceddo from Senegal was directed by Ousmane Sembene
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.44)

1977        The film "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" by Steven Spielberg was released. Front projection technique with 65 mm film was used. It was rated #64 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. In 2001 it was rated the #31 most thrilling film. In 2007 it was added as a classic to the American national registry.
    (WSJ, 7/5/96, p.A5)(WSJ, 3/19/98, p.R4)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)(SFC, 12/28/07, p.E3)

1977        The film "Cross of Iron" starred James Coburn.
    (SFC, 11/20/02, p.D3)

1977        Jacqueline Bisset starred in The Deep.
    (SFEM, 1/12/97,  Par p.18)

1977        The film "Dogtown" starred Karen Black and was directed by George Kickenlooper.
    (WSJ, 6/26/00, p.A16)

1977        The film Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands starred Sonia Braga. It was based on a novel by Jorge Amado of Brazil.
    (SFEC, 8/8/99, p.T8)

1977        The film Equus starred Richard Burton. It was based on the play by Peter Shaffer. It was about a boy who blinds horses and a psychiatrist who tries to cure him.
    (SFEC, 5/23/99, DB p.52)

1977        The film "Eraserhead" by David Lynch starred Marvin John "Jack" Nance, (1943-1996). In 2004 it was added to the National Film Registry.
    (SFC, 3/28/97, p.C7)(SFC, 12/31/04, p.E6)

1977        The film "Fun With Dick and Jane" starred Jay Leno, Jane Fonda, Ed McMahon and George Segal.
    (SFEC, 7/12/98, Par p.18)(SFEC, 2/7/99, Par p.26)(SFEC, 9/3/00, Par p.18)

1977        The film Grand Theft Auto was the first film directed by Ron Howard.
    (SFEC, 11/10/96, Par p.5)

1977        The film "Gulliver’s Travels" starred Richard Harris.
    (SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)

1977        The film “High Anxiety" featured Ron Carey (1935-2007). It was directed by Mel Brooks.
    (SFC, 1/23/07, p.B4)

1977        The Hong Kong film Iron-Fisted Monk starred Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1977        A remake of the 1933 film The Island of Dr. Moreau with Burt Lancaster was made based on the H.G. Wells classic novel.
    (SFC, 8/20/96, p.E1)(WSJ, 8/23/96, p.A8)

1977        The film Islands in the Stream starred George C. Scott.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1977        The German film Jacob the Liar starred Vlastimil Brodsky and was directed by Frank Beyer. An English version was made in 1999.
    (SFC, 11/5/99, p.C5)

1977        The film "Julia" was directed by Fred Zinnemann. Meryl Streep played in her first film with Jane Fonda, Hal Holbrook, Maximilian Schell and Jason Robards as Dashiell Hammett. It was based on a chapter from the Lillian Hellman book: "Pentimento."
    (SFC, 6/15/96, p.E4)(SFC, 3/15/97, p.A19)(SFEC, 8/10/97, Par p.14)(WSJ, 5/24/99, p.A28)(SSFC, 2/2/14, p.C5)

1977        The film "The Late Show" starred Art Carney.
    (SFC, 11/12/03, p.A2)

1977        The film "The Last Remake of Beau Geste" featured Ed McMahon and Peter Ustinov.
    (SFEC, 9/3/00, Par p.18)

1977        The film "The Last Tycoon" starred Robert de Niro and Ingrid Boulting and was directed Elia Kazan. It was adopted from an F. Scott Fitzgerald novel.
    (SFC, 2/14/97, p.D5)(SFC, 2/13/98, p.C5)(SFC, 5/30/03, p.D5)

1977        The film "Le Point de Mire" by John-Claude Tramont (1930-1996) was produced.
    (SFC, 12/31/96, p.A20)

1977        The musical film "A Little Night Music" was produced.
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)

1977        The film "Looking for Mr. Goodbar" starred Tom Berenger, Tuesday Weld and Diane Keaton.
    (SFC, 9/22/96, DB p.55)(SFC, 1/9/97, p.E1)(SSFC, 8/17/03, Par p.18)

1977        The film "MacArthur" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, Par p.18)

1977        The film "The Man Who Loved Women" starred Charles Denner and was directed by Francois Truffaut.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)

1977        The film "Men" starred Karen Black.
    (WSJ, 6/26/00, p.A16)

1977        The Hong Kong film "Mighty Peking Man" starred Danny Lee. It was also called Goliathon or Colossus of the Jungle.
    (SFC, 4/23/99, p.C13)

1977        The musical film "New York, New York" by Martin Scorsese starred Liza Minnelli and Robert De Niro.
    (SFC, 12/29/96, DB p.42)(SFEC, 6/27/99, BR p.45)

1977        The film "Orca" starred Charlotte Rampling and Richard Harris.
    (SSFC, 4/29/01, Par p.15)(SFC, 10/26/02, p.A2)

1977        The film Padre Padrone was directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1977        The film Paul Robeson: The Tallest Tree in Our Forest was a documentary on Paul Robeson’s career.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, DB p.45)

1977        The film "A Piece of the Action" starred Sidney Poitier.
    (SFEC, 11/1/98, Par p.18)

1977        The film "Providence" starred John Gielgud.
    (SFC, 5/23/00, p.A13)

1977        The documentary film "Pumping Iron" starred Arnold Schwarzenegger. It was directed by George Butler and Robert Fiore.
    (SSFC, 6/22/03, Par p.5)(SFC, 8/15/03, p.D17)

1977        The horror film “Rabid" was directed by David Cronenberg.
    (USAT, 6/11/04, p.5E)

1977        The Disney animated film "The Rescuers" was produced.
    (SFC, 7/17/01, p.A15)

1977        The film "Saturday Night Fever" starred Fran Drescher, Karen Gorney and John Travolta. It later became a big success in Mexico.
    (WSJ, 5/3/96, p.A1)(SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)(SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.35)(SFEC, 9/27/98, Par p.20)

1977        The film "Semi-Tough" starred Burt Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, Jill Clayburgh and Brian Dennehy was directed by Michael Ritchie. It was based on a novel by Dan Jenkins.
    (WSJ, 10/17/97, p.A20)(SFEC, 2/21/99, Par p.18)(SFEC, 9/24/00, DB p.56)

1977        The film “Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger" was produced.
    (SSFC, 5/16/04, p.M6)

1977        The film "Slap Shot" starred Paul Newman as an over-the-hill hockey coach. It was directed by George Roy Hill.
    (SFEC, 9/5/99, DB p.34)(SFC, 12/28/02, p.A2)

1977        The film Sleeping Dogs featured Sam Neill.
    (SFEC, 5/10/98, Par p.18)

1977        The film "Smokey and the Bandit" opened in movie theaters May 19 and was the #2 hit of the year behind "Star Wars." It starred Burt Reynolds and Jackie Gleason.
    (DTnet, 5/19/97)(SFEC, 7/13/97, Par p.10)(SFC, 10/10/02, p.D9)

1977        The film “The Sorcerer" featured Roy Scheider and was directed by William Friedkin. It was a remake of the 1953 French film "The Wages of Fear" by Henri-Georges Clouzet.
    (SFEC, 1/3/99, DB p.38)(SFC, 2/11/08, p.A2)

1977        The film "A Special Day was directed by Ettore Scola and featured in the SF film festival.
    (SFEC, 4/13/97, DB p.42)

1977        Roger Moore starred in the James Bond movie The Spy Who Loved Me. World wide receipts totaled $185 mil.   
    (WSJ, 11/7/95, p. A1)

1977        The film "A Special Day" starred Marcello Mastroianni and Sophia Loren.
    (SFC, 1/11/00, p.B6)

1977        The film "Star Wars" was directed by George Lucas and starred Alec Guinness as Obi-Wan Kenobi. It was released in May and became a the #1 hit of the year. In 1996 dollars it grossed an estimated $628 mil. It cost $10.3 million to make. Electronically controlled moving camera equipment was used to travel around models with up to 38 layers of film in a sequence. It was rated #15 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. John Williams composed the music. In 2001 it was rated the #27 most thrilling film.
    (SFC, 7/12/96, p.D11)(SFEC, 1/26/97 DB, p.28)(SFEC, 7/13/97, Par p.10)(SFC, 10/3/97, p.C7)(WSJ, 3/19/98, p.R4)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(WSJ, 5/13/99, p.A28)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1977        The film “Thieves" featured “Marlo Thomas."
    (SSFC, 11/21/04, Par p.28)

1977        The film "Three Warriors" was produced by Saul Zaentz and Sy Gomberg (d.2001 at 82).
    (SFEC, 11/17/96, DB p.39)(SFC, 2/17/01, p.A23)

1977        The film "3 Women" featured Sissy Spacek and was directed by Robert Altman.
    (SSFC, 11/4/01, Par p.14)(Econ, 11/25/06, p.87)

1977        The animated film “Tubby the Tuba" was produced by Pixar.
    (Econ, 5/24/08, p.107)

1977        The film "Turning Point" starred Shirley MacLaine and Anne Bancroft. It  was directed by Herbert Ross.
    (SFC, 8/26/97, p.E4)(SFC, 10/13/01, p.A16)

1977        Yuri Nikulin (1921-1997) starred in the Russian film "Twenty Days Without War."
    (SFC, 8/22/97, p.A24)

1977        The film "Valentino" starred Huntz Hall as producer Jesse Lasky.
    (SFC, 2/2/99, p.A19)

1977        The science fiction film "Welcome to Blood City" starred Jack Palance and Kier Dullea with a screenplay by Stephen Schneck (1933-1996).
    (SFC, 12/11/96, p.A24)

1977        The film "Welcome to L.A." starred Lauren Hutton and Sissy Spacek.
    (SFEC, 10/24/99, Par p.18)(SSFC, 11/4/01, Par p.14)

1977        The documentary film "We’re Not the Jet Set" was directed by Robert Duvall and was about a rodeo family.
    (SFEC, 1/25/98, DB p.44)

1977        The film "Word Is Out," the first major documentary by and about lesbians and gays, opened at the Castro Theatre.
    (SFC, 6/18/97, p.E3)

1977        The film "You Light Up My Life" won an Oscar for the title song. It was sung by Kasey Cisyk (d.1998 at 44), who also did the Ford song "Have You Driven a Ford Lately."
    (SFC, 4/14/98, p.A17)

1978        Apr 3, In the 50th Academy Awards "Annie Hall," Richard Dreyfuss and Diane Keaton won.
    (MC, 4/3/02)
1978        Jun 13, The film "Grease," starring John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, premiered in NYC.
    (www.imdb.com/title/tt0077631/releaseinfo)
1978        Jul 24, The Beatles’ animated film "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" premiered in the US.
    (www.imdb.com/title/tt0078239/)
1978        Film actress Joan Fontaine (1917-2013) authored her autobiography “No Bed of Roses.
    (SFC, 12/16/13, p.A7)

1978        The film "The Adventures of Picasso" with Lena Olin was made.
    (SFEC, Par. p.26)

1978        The film "American Hot Wax featured Jay Leno and Fran Drescher.
    (SFEC, 7/12/98, Par p.18)(SFEC, 9/27/98, Par p.20)

1978        "National Lampoon’s Animal House" was a parody of college fraternity life loosely based on the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity at Dartmouth. It featured Kevin Bacon.
    (SFC, 1/25/97, p.A19)(WSJ, 2/26/99, p.W15)(SFEC, 9/12/99, Par p.26)

1978        The film "Autumn Sonata" with Ingrid Bergman was her last feature film.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.48)

1978        The film "The Bad News Bears Go To Japan" was directed by John Berry.
    (SFC, 12/1/99, p.A26)

1978        The film "Barking Dog" was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1978        The film "The Big Fix" starred Mandy Patinkin and John Lithgow.
    (SFEC, 8/8/99, Par p.14)(SFEC, 3/12/00, Par p.18)

1978        Robert Mitchum and Jimmy Stewart played in the film "The Big Sleep."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)(SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1978        The film "Bloodsucking Freaks" was produced by the New York based Troma studio, founded by Lloyd Kaufman.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, DB p.52)

1978        The film “Born Again" was produced by Frank Capra Jr.
    (SSFC, 12/23/07, p.B4)

1978        The film "The Boys From Brazil" starred Gregory Peck.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, Par p.18)

1978        The film “Brass Target" starred John Cassavetes and Sophia Loren.
    (WSJ, 3/3/06, p.W6)

1978        The film "The Brink’s Job" starred Peter Falk and Peter Boyle. It was based on the nonfiction  book "The Big StickUp at Brink’s" by Noel Behn.
    (SFC, 8/1/98, p.A19)

1978        The film "Bye Bye Monkey" by Italian film director Marco Ferreri was produced.
    (SFC, 5/10/97, p.A20)

1978         The film "California Suite" starred Michael Caine, Bill Cosby and Walter Matthau.
    (SFEC, 5/11/97, Par p.16)(SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)(SSFC, 10/19/03, Par p.22)

1978        The film "Campaign" was an Alan Smithee production.
    (SFC, 2/26/98, p.E4)

1978        The film "Casey’s Shadow" starred Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)

1978        The film "The Cat and the Canary" starred Wendy Hiller.
    (SFC, 5/17/03, p.A16)

1978        The documentary film "The Challenge of Modern Art" was made by Herbert Kline and narrated by Orson Welles.
    (SFC, 2/13/99, p.A24)

1978        The 3* musical film "Cindy" with Charlaine Woodward was produced. It was a love story set in 1943 Harlem.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)

1978        The film "Coma" starred Tom Selleck, Michael Douglas and Ed Harris.
    (SFEC, 4/19/98, Par p.22)(SSFC, 2/25/01, Par p.20)(SSFC, 4/6/03, Par p.24)

1978        The film "Comes a Horseman" starred Jason Robards and Richard Farnsworth (d.200 at 80). It was directed by Alan Pakula.
    (SFC, 11/20/98, p.C10)(SFC, 10/7/00, p.A19)(SFC, 12/27/00, p.A17)

1978        The film "Coming Home" starred Jane Fonda and Jon Voight. It was about a paraplegic Vietnam veteran returning home. Voight won the best-actor Oscar for his role.
    (SFEC, 11/3/96, Par p.2)(SFEC,11/30/97, DB p.55)

1978        The film "Corvette Summer" starred Annie Potts.
    (SFEC, 2/28/99, Par p.16)

1978        The film "Crossed Swords" starred George C. Scott.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)

1978        The film “Dawn of the Dead" by George Romero was about a group of people struggling to survive in a world taken over by flesh-eating zombies.
    (Econ, 12/22/07, p.103)

1978        The film "Days of Heaven" starred Richard Gere, Sam Shepard and Brooke Adams. It was directed by Terence Mallick, who spent 2 years editing it. In 2007 it was added as a classic to the American national registry.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.35)(SFC, 10/12/97, DB p.52)(SFC, 10/27/99, p.B3)(SFC, 12/28/07, p.E3)

1978        The film "Death on the Nile" featured Angela Lansbury and Peter Ustinov.
    (SFEC, 12/8/96, Par p.18)

1978        The film "Deer Hunter" with Christopher Walken and Meryl Streep was produced and inspired Jan C. Scruggs to start the movement for a Washington Vietnam Veteran War Memorial. It won an Oscar for best picture. It was rated #79 by the Amer. Film Inst. in 1998. In 2001 it was rated the #30 most thrilling film.
    (SFEC,11/3/96, Par p.2)(SFEC,3/23/97,DB p.38)(SFEC, 9/21/97, Par p.6)(USAT, 6/17/98, p.9D)(SFC, 6/14/01, p.E5)

1978        The Hong Kong film "Drunken Master" with Jackie Chan was produced. The film was Chan’s first and launched his fame.
    (SFC, 7/18/97, p.D7)(SFC, 1/28/98, p.E6)

1978        The film "The End" starred Burt Reynolds. Jerry Belson (1938-2006) wrote the script for this black comedy.
    (SFEC, 2/16/98, Par p.22)(SFC, 10/15/06, p.B6)

1978        The film "The End of the World in Our Usual Bed in a Night Full of Rain" was made by Lina Wertmuller. It starred Candice Bergen and Giancarlo Giannini.
    (SFC, 11/12/02, p.D1)

1978        The Hong Kong film "Enter the Fat Dragon" starred Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1978        The film "Eyes of Laura Mars" by Irvin Kershner starred Faye Dunaway. Dunaway played a telepathic fashion photographer who sees murder through the eyes of the victims.
    (WSJ, 1/17/97, p.A11)(WSJ, 1/15/98, p.W2)

1978        The film "Fallen Arches" starred Karen Black and was directed by Ron Cosentino.
    (WSJ, 6/26/00, p.A16)

1978        The film "Fedora" was directed by Billy Wilder.
    (SFC, 3/29/02, p.A14)

1978        The film "Fingers" with Harvey Keitel was directed by James Toback. A concert pianist breaks legs for his loan shark father.
    (SFEC, 10/11/97, DB p.35)(SFEC, 3/1/98, DB p.49)

1978        The film "F.I.S.T." with Brian Dennehy, Sylvester Stallone and Rod Steiger was produced.
    (SFEC, 7/6/97, p.5)(SFEC, 1/4/98, Par. p.18)

1978        The film "Foul Play" starred Billy Barty (d.2000 at 76) and Dudley Moore (d.2002 at 66).
    (SSFC, 12/24/00, p.B5)(SFC, 3/28/02, p.A1)

1978        The film "The Fury" starred Laura Innes, Melody Thomas Scott, Daryl Hannah and Kirk Douglas.
    (SFEC, 9/20/98, Par p.14)(SFEC, 1/23/00, Par p.12)(SSFC, 2/24/02, Par p.12)

1978        The film "Game of Death" starred Bruce Lee.
    (SFC, 11/8/00, p.D3)

1978        The film "The Goodbye Girl" starred Richard Dreyfus.
    (SFEC, 10/31/99, DB p.52)

1978        The American film “Go Tell the Spartans," a low budget work about the Vietnam War, was directed by Ted Post (1918-2013).
    (WSJ, 7/10/98, p.B1)(SSFC, 8/25/13, p.C12)

1978        The film "Gray Lady Down" starred Christopher Reeve and was directed by David Greene.
    (SFEC, 11/22/98, Par p.24)(SFC, 4/9/03, p.A30)

1978        The musical film "Grease" with John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John was directed by Randal Kleiser. It was based on a 1972 off-Broadway musical and was re-released in 1998. Dennis Greene of Sha Na Na sang the lead on "Tears On My Pillow."
    (SFC,11/27/97, p.C7)(SFC, 3/23/98, p.E2)(SFC, 6/26/98, p.C13)(WSJ, 8/24/99, p.A8)

1978        The film "The Greek Tycoon" starred Anthony Quinn. It was directed by J. Lee Thompson (d.2002).
    (SFC, 9/9/02, p.A22)   

1978        The film "The Green Room" was directed by Francois Truffaut. It was about an obituary writer who becomes obsessed with death.
    (SFEC, 5/9/99, DB p.53)

1978        The film "Heaven Can Wait" starred Dyan Cannon, Jack Warden and Warren Beatty. It was an angel film directed by Beatty and was a remake of the 1943 film. It was filmed at the Filoli estate west of Redwood City, Ca.
    (SFEC, 7/13/97, DB p.55)(PI, 3/21/98, p.5)(SFEC, 4/26/98, DB p.56)

1978        The film "Hooper" starred Burt Reynolds.
    (SFEC, 2/15/98, Par p.22)

1978        The film "House Calls" starred Art Carney and Walter Matthau.
    (SFC, 7/3/00, p.B5)(SFC, 11/12/03, p.A2)

1978        The film "In Praise of Older Women" starred Tom Berenger.
    (SSFC, 8/17/03, Par p.18)

1978        The German film "In a Year of 13 Moons" by director Rainer Werner Fassbinder was made. It was about a tragic transsexual who changed his sex for his lover.
    (SFC, 7/1/97, p.E5)(SFEC, 9/7/97, DB p.43)

1978        The film "Interiors" starred E.G. Marshall and Maureen Stapleton. It was directed by Woody Allen.
    (SFC, 10/12/97, Par p.22)(SFC, 3/14/06, p.B5)

1978        The film "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" starred Donald Sutherland and Brooke Adams. It was directed by Philip Kaufman. This remake of the 1956 original by Don Siegel was based on a novel by Jack Finney of Mill Valley, Ca. and was shot entirely in San Francisco.
    (WSJ, 7/3/97, p.A9)(SFC, 5/23/12, p.E2)

1978        The film "I Wanna Hold Your Hand" was the first feature by Bob Zemeckis.
    (WSJ, 10/4/96, p.A7)

1978        The film "King of the Gypsies" starred Annie Potts.
    (SFEC, 2/28/99, Par p.16)

1978        The French film "La Cage aux Folles" was produced. It was about a St. Tropez drag queen and his long-suffering lover.
    (SFC, 9/20/96, p.C14)

1978        Martin Scorsese directed the film "The Last Waltz," which documented The Band's Nov. 1976 farewell concert in SF in this year. It was available on video.
    (WSJ,11/24/95, p.A6)(WSJ, 12/15/99, p.A20)

1978        The film "The Late, Great Planet Earth" was produced.
    (SFC, 7/6/98, p.D1)

1978        The TV film "Les Miserables" starred Richard Jordan as Valjean and Anthony Perkins as Inspector Javert.
    (SFC, 3/18/02, p.D6)

1978        The documentary film "Life After Breast Cancer" was produced.
    (SFC, 1/18/97, p.A19)

1978        The biography film "A Love Affair: The Eleanor & Lou Gehrig Story" with Blythe Danner was produced.
    (WSJ, 10/24/97, p.B3)

1978        James Stewart starred in the film "The Magic of Lassie."
    (SFC, 7/3/97, p.E4)

1978        German film director Rainer Werner Fassbinder made "The Marriage of Maria Braun."
    (WSJ, 1/14/97, p.A16)

1978        The film "M*A*S*H" was produced.
    (SFC, 7/11/96, p.D4)

1978        The Hong Kong film "Master Killer" was produced.
    (SFC, 7/18/97, p.D7)

1978        The film “Midnight Express" was about an American drug runner abused by Turkish jailers. It was based on the real-life story of Billy Hayes (23), an American who spent five long, agonizing years in a Turkish prison for attempting to smuggle two kilos of hashish on his way home to the USA in 1970.
    (WSJ, 1/15/98, p.A1)(www.filmreference.com/Films-Mi-My/Midnight-Express.html)

1978        Robert Mitchum played in the film "Matilda."
    (SFC, 7/2/97, p.E2)

1978        The British film "Monty Python’s Life of Brian" with Michael Palin was produced.
    (SFC, 6/3/98, p.E3)

1978        The film "Movie, Movie" starred Art Carney, George C. Scott and Harry Hamlin.
    (SFC, 9/24/99, p.D2)(SSFC, 5/12/02, Par p.18)

1978        The film "The One and Only" starred Henry Winkler.
    (SFEC, 1/2/00, Par p.18)

1978        The filmed play "Paul Robeson" starred James Earl Jones and was directed by Lloyd Richards.
    (SFEC, 4/5/98, DB p.45)

1978        The film "Paradise Alley" with Armand Assante was produced.
    (SFEC, 5/18/97, Par p.30)

1978        The film “The Pink Panther Strikes Again" was produced.
    (SFC, 10/25/05, p.B5)

1978        The thriller film "Piranha" featured Melody Thomas Scott. The film led to increased sales of the prohibited fish.
    (SSFC, 2/24/02, Par p.12)(SFC, 9/19/03, p.E8)

1978        The 9 minute film "Powers of Ten" was directed by Charles and Ray Eames. It was named a Library of Congress Classic in 1998.
    (SFC, 11/30/98, p.D3)

1978        Louis Malle made his film "Pretty Baby." It was loosely based on the life of the photographer E.J. Bellocq.
    (WSJ, 12/5/96, p.A16)

1978        The film "A Quiet Day in Belfast with Margot Kidder about the hopelessness of the Irish civil war.
    (SFEC, 3/15/98, DB p.57)

1978        The French film "Robert and Robert" starred Germaine Montero and was directed by Claude Lelouch.
    (SFC, 7/1/00, p.C2)

1978        The reggae film "Rockers" was produced. It was the story of drummer Leroy "Horsemouth" Wallace. It was directed by Theodoros Bafaloukos and featured music by Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer and others.
    (SFC, 12/13/99, p.E2)

1978        The film "Rituals" with Hal Holbrook was produced.
    (SFEC, 8/10/97, Par p.14)

1978        The film "Same Time Next Year" starred Ellen Burstyn.
    (SFEC, 10/1/00, Par p.26)

1978        The film "September 30, 1955" starred Dennis Quaid. The day marked the death of James Dean.
    (SFEC, 7/5/98, Par p.22)

1978        The film "Sextette" starred George Hamilton as the husband in Mae West’s last film.
    (WSJ, 11/27/01, p.A20)

1978        The musical film "Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band" was produced.
    (SFC, 12/26/02, p.E14)

1978        The film "Silver Bears" featured Jay Leno.
    (SFEC, 7/12/98, Par p.18)

1978        The film "Straight Time" starred Dustin Hoffman and Theresa Russell. It was directed by Ulu Grosbard.
    (SFC, 2/23/99, p.B7)

1978        The first of 3 Superman films starred Gene Hackman, Glenn Ford and Christopher Reeve. It was co-produced by Alexander Salkind (d.1997) and his son. With his son he co-produced Bluebeard, The Light at the Edge of the World, The Prince and the Pauper, and Supergirl. He demanded an additional $15 million from Warner Bros. for foreign distribution prior to opening in the pre-Christmas season.
    (SFC, 3/20/97, p.A24)(SFC, 8/31/06, p.B7)

1978        The film "The Tin Drum" was produced by Anatole Dauman and directed by Volker Schlondorff. It was based on the anti-Nazi German novel by Gunter Grass. It won a 1979 Oscar for best foreign film.
    (SFC, 6/30/97, p.A5)(SFC, 4/9/98, p.C14)

1978        The film "An Unmarried Woman starred Jill Clayburgh and Alan Bates. It was directed by Paul Mazursky.
    (SFEC, 3/23/97, DB p.38)(SFEC, 5/11/97, DB p.37)(SFEC,12/21/97, DB p.58)

1978        The film "Up in Smoke" starred Cheech and Chong and was directed by Cheech Marin. It featured Edie Adams (1927-2008) as Tommy Chong’s mother.
    (SFEC, 5/17/98, DB p.46)(SFC, 10/17/08, p.A2)

1978        The Hong Kong film "Warriors Two" starred Sammo Hung.
    (SFEC, 4/11/99, Par p.18)

1978        The film “A Wedding" starred Carol Burnett.
    (SSFC, 12/18/05, Par p.22)

1978        The film “Wild Geese" was directed by Andrew McLaglen.
    (SFC, 9/5/14, p.D4)

1978        The musical film "The Wiz" starred Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Lena Horne and Richard Pryor. It was directed by Sidney Lumet.
    (SFEC, 11/29/98, DB p.50)

1978        The film "Who’ll Stop the Rain" starred Nick Nolte and Tuesday Weld. It was directed by Karel Reisz.
    (SFC, 11/28/02, p.A30)

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