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Aldrich, Robert: Director of The Dirty Dozen, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Robert Aldrich was born on August 9, 1918  Cranston, Rhode Island. He went to Hollywood in 1941 and worked his way up from production clerk at RKO.  He was a script clerk then assistant to several directors (including Dmytryk, Milestone, Renoir, Wellman, Polonsky, Fleischer, Losey, and Chaplin), then production manager, and next associate producer. At […]

Lancaster, Burt: Filmography (1946-1989)

1940s 1946 The Killers ‘Swede’ Andersen With Ava Gardner 1947 Brute Force Joe Collins With Hume Cronyn 1947 Desert Fury Tom Hanson With Lizabeth Scott 1948 I Walk Alone Frankie Madison With Kirk Douglas 1948 All My Sons Chris Keller With Edward G. Robinson 1948 Sorry, Wrong Number Henry Stevenson With Barbara Stanwyck 1948 Kiss […]

Lancaster Centennial: 1913-1994

This year marks the centennial of Burt Lancaster, the versatile, muscular star, who had just about appeared in every Hollywood genre: film noir, biopics, thrillers, Westerns, melodramas.

Movie Cycles: Hollywood and Vietnam

Following The Green Berets, Hollywood went into a phase of silence that lasted about a decade. Some filmmakers, mostly of left-wing persuasion, addressed issues that were pertinent to Vietnam but they did it in disguise. In the late l960s, three film cycles, all radical and revisionist, made strong allusions to the Vietnam War.