Philip G. Epstein & P. J. Wolfson – The Bride Walks Out [Shooting Script] (1936)

From the AFI Catalog: Quote: The working title of this film was Marry the Girl. MPH’s “In the Cutting Room” adds Sidney Jarvis to the cast, and HR production charts add Eric Blore, Rose Coghlan, Lloyd Ingraham and Jack Adair to the cast. Eric Blore’s participation in the final film is doubtful, while the participation … Continue reading Philip G. Epstein & P. J. Wolfson – The Bride Walks Out [Shooting Script] (1936)

Leigh Jason – The Bride Walks Out (1936)

A model marries a struggling engineer; but he won’t let her keep her job, and they can’t pay the bills, while she is wooed by a wealthy drinker. Michael Martin (Gene Raymond) tells Paul Dodson (Ned Sparks) he knows of a better job, and they get fired. Michael asks modeling Carolyn (Barbara Stanwyck) to marry, … Continue reading Leigh Jason – The Bride Walks Out (1936)

Donatello Dubini – Die Reise Nach Kafiristan AKA The Journey to Kafiristan (2001)

In 1939, the author Annemarie Schwarzenbach and ethnologist Ella Maillart travel together by car to Kabul, but each is in pursuit of her own project. Annemarie Schwarzenbach, who was among Erika and Klaus Mann’s circle of friends in the 30’s, is searching for a place of refuge in the Near East to discover her own … Continue reading Donatello Dubini – Die Reise Nach Kafiristan AKA The Journey to Kafiristan (2001)

Paul Mariano & Kurt Norton – These Amazing Shadows [+Extras] (2011)

What do the films Casablanca, Blazing Saddles, and West Side Story have in common? Besides being popular, they have also been deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant,” by the Library of Congress and listed on the National Film Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures. For more than two decades, since the passage of … Continue reading Paul Mariano & Kurt Norton – These Amazing Shadows [+Extras] (2011)

Duccio Tessari – Zorro (1975)

Plot: The internationally produced Zorro is set in South America instead of the California locales of the series. Alain Delon stars as the newly appointed governor who immediately butts heads with corrupt Colonel Huerta. To rescue the peasants from Huerta’s despotry, the governor becomes the caped-and-masked do-gooder Zorro. The film never really takes itself seriously, … Continue reading Duccio Tessari – Zorro (1975)

Lamberto Bava – Demoni AKA Demons (1985)

Brief synopsis: When people from all walks of life are invited to a special screening in an isolated movie theatre they are soon involved in a real life horror movie. In an orgy of bloodshed, violence and madness no one can escape their walled in nightmare. Stylish, gory, bleakly funny and reminiscent of George A. … Continue reading Lamberto Bava – Demoni AKA Demons (1985)

Joël Séria – Les Galettes de Pont-Aven AKA Cookies (1975)

From IMDB This original sexual comedy by the director Joël Séria, who also made the popular TV-series “Nestor Burma”, is full of unexpected situations between a man and women. A salesman of umbrellas, Henri Serin (a magnificent Jean-Pierre Marielle), is having sex with all the women of which he paints a portrait and which he … Continue reading Joël Séria – Les Galettes de Pont-Aven AKA Cookies (1975)