1776

1972 Columbia Pictures Directed by Peter H. Hunt Produced by Jack L. Warner Written by Peter Stone Based on the stage musical “1776” with music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and a book by Peter Stone The members of the Continental Congress are thisclose to signing the Declaration of Independence but Edward Rutledge (John Cullum) […]

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Hairspray

2007 New Line Cinema Directed by Adam Shankman Produced by Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, Bob Shayne, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman and Tony Emmerich Written by John Waters, Thomas Meehan and Leslie Dixon Based on the 2002 musical “Hairspray” and the 1988 film “Hairspray” As you can tell from the credits, HAIRSPRAY has had a convoluted […]

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Mad Monster Party

1967 Embassy Pictures Directed by Jules Bass Produced by Joseph E. Levine Written by Harvey Kurtzman and Len Koroban Music by Maury Laws/Jules Bass Cinematography by Tadahito Mochinaga Growing up in Brooklyn during the 70’s we didn’t have all the platforms available that we have now to watch movies whenever we want.  The concept of […]

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Paint Your Wagon

1969 Paramount Pictures Directed by Joshua Logan Produced by Alan Jay Lerner Screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner/ Adapted by Paddy Chayefsky Based on “Paint Your Wagon” by Alan Jay Lerner/Frederick Lowe Music by Lerner & Lowe/Additional Song Composer: Andre Previn In the late 1960’s Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood were at the top of the […]

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Popeye

1980 Paramount Pictures/Walt Disney Productions Directed by Robert Altman Produced by Robert Evans Written by Jules Feiffer Based on the “Thimble Theater” comic strip created by E.C. Segar Music by Harry Nilsson Cinematography by Giuseppe Rotunno Edited by Tony Lombardo/John W. Holmes/David A. Simmons POPEYE is kinda like the bastard child that nobody talks about […]

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