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  • Actor Tony Burton, ex-boxer who played Apollo Creed trainer, dies

    02/26/2016 8:37:56 AM PST · by DemforBush · 11 replies
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    Reuters) - Tony Burton, a former boxer who portrayed Apollo Creed's trainer in six of the "Rocky" movies, has died at age 78 after a long illness...
  • The FRiday Night Movie - Spartacus (1960)

    02/19/2016 8:23:51 PM PST · by DemforBush · 13 replies
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    A Thracian gladiator (Kirk Douglas) leads a slave revolt against Rome and her masters. The powerful Roman general Crassus (Laurence Olivier) intends to crush that rebellion and all that it stands for. Co-starring Charles Laughton, Tony Curtis, Jean Simmons, and Peter Ustinov. Directed by Stanley Kubrick.
  • The FRiday Night Movie - Topper (1937)

    02/12/2016 7:57:32 PM PST · by DemforBush · 34 replies
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    George (Cary Grant) and Marion (Constance Bennett) Kerby are as rich as they are irresponsible. When George wrecks their classy sports car, they wake up from the accident as ghosts. Realizing they aren’t in heaven or hell because they’ve never been responsible enough to do good deeds or bad ones, they decide that freeing their old friend Cosmo Topper (Roland Young) from his regimented lifestyle will be their ticket into heaven. (wikipedia) Co-starring Billie Burke.
  • Turner Classic Movies is running a Steve McQueen marathon tomorrow night

    02/09/2016 9:27:49 PM PST · by DemforBush · 26 replies
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    Just a heads up for fellow Steve McQueen fans. TCM is showing The Great Escape, Bullitt, and Papillon tomorrow night (2/10/16)
  • Fridays - Michael Richards in The Mad Chiropractor Sketch (1980)

    02/08/2016 5:11:36 PM PST · by DemforBush · 13 replies
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    A pre-Seinfeld Michael Richards and Mark Blankfield star in this infamous Friday's skit about a maniacal chiropractor with some very unusual therapy techniques.
  • The FRiday Night Movie (double feature) - Compulsion (1959)

    02/05/2016 8:15:29 PM PST · by DemforBush · 4 replies
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    Our second film tonight presents a different take on the same subject as our first film - the Leopold-Loeb Murders. This time, two wealthy law school students (played by Dean Stockwell and Bradford Dillman) in 1920's Chicago are intent on doing in a fellow classmate in order to commit the perfect crime and flaunt their superiority over the law. The perfect crime never is, however... Co-starring Orson Welles, Martin Milner, E.G. Marshall, and Edward Binns.
  • The FRiday Night Movie - Rope (1948)

    02/05/2016 8:04:07 PM PST · by DemforBush · 26 replies
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    A classic from Hitchcock tonight. Two vain and wealthy young men (played by John Dahl and Farley Granger) are eager to try to pull off "the perfect crime." Murdering a classmate they deem "inferior", they hide the body in their apartment and then hold a party, confident that none of the deceased's friends or even his former teacher Rupert Cadell (Jimmy Stewart) will be clever enough to uncover their crimes... Based upon the real life Leopold-Loeb Murders.
  • The FRiday Night Movie - My Man Godfrey (1936)

    01/30/2016 5:33:42 PM PST · by DemforBush · 19 replies
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    William Powell Night at the DfB Theater. A ditzy but good-hearted socialite (Carole Lombard), hires a down on his luck hobo named Godfrey (William Powell) to be the family butler. Zaniness ensures, and we learn there just might be a lot more to Godfrey than we realize...
  • The FRiday Night Movie - Champagne for Caesar (1950)

    01/22/2016 8:02:53 PM PST · by DemforBush · 6 replies
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    Ronald Colman stars in this madcap comedy about an eccentric genius named Beauregard Bottomley (Colman), whose intellect has often been more hindrance than help in securing steady employment. After a particularly dismissive interview with the scheming and vain soap industry magnate Burnbridge Waters(Vincent Price), Bottomley decides to get satisfaction by going on the company's sponsored game show with the intent of bankrupting Waters... Co-starring Celeste Holm, Barbara Britton, and Art Linkletter.
  • The FRiday Night Movie - The Fighting Seabees (1944)

    01/15/2016 8:09:30 PM PST · by DemforBush · 11 replies
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    John Wayne is Wedge Donovan, a tough no-nonsense engineer who heads up a team of construction workers tasked with building island airstrips for the Navy for use against the Japanese...
  • The FRiday Night Movie - Barney Miller, the "Hash(ish) Brownie" episode.

    01/08/2016 7:48:35 PM PST · by DemforBush · 28 replies
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    A bit of classic tv comedy to start off the new year. Wojohowitz has a new girlfriend. She paints, writes poetry, and likes to bake brownies. Very, very special brownies, as the detectives find out in rather hilarious fashion...
  • The FRiday Night Movie - The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)

    12/18/2015 8:20:01 PM PST · by DemforBush · 19 replies
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    The unconventional Father Charles "Chuck" O'Malley (Bing Crosby) is assigned to St. Mary's parish, which includes a run-down inner-city school building on the verge of being condemned. O'Malley is to recommend whether or not the school should be closed and the children sent to another school with modern facilities... Co-starring Ingrid Bergman and Henry Travers.
  • The FRiday Night Movie - McLintock! (1963)

    12/11/2015 8:45:01 PM PST · by DemforBush · 25 replies
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    John Wayne brings us plenty of action, and plenty of laughs in this classic western comedy. Co-starring Maureen O'Hara, Yvonne De Carlo,
  • Diocese Posting of Nun's Trophy Deer Draws Backlash

    12/07/2015 6:45:06 PM PST · by DemforBush · 37 replies
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    ST. MARYS, Pa. (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese has taken down the Facebook photo of a nun with a 10-point buck she bagged after the posting drew criticism, some of it vulgar, by anti-hunting and animal rights activists, the diocese said...
  • The FRiday Night Movie - Our Man Flint (1966)

    12/04/2015 8:07:37 PM PST · by DemforBush · 18 replies
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    Suave super-spy Derek Flint (James Coburn) is called out of retirement by his former boss (Lee J. Cobb) to stop a group of madmen bent on dominating the world with weather controlling machine. Edward Mulhare and Gila Golan co-star in this semi-spoof of 60's spy thrillers.
  • The FRiday Night Movie (2nd feature) - Suddenly (1954)

    11/27/2015 7:09:56 PM PST · by DemforBush · 8 replies
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    A Sinatra double-header tonight. A cold-blooded killer obsessed with killing the President, John Baron (Sinatra) and his gang of thugs invade a peaceful railside home and terrorize them as they wait for the train carrying the president to pass through town... Co-starring Sterling Hayden, Jimmy Gleason, and Nancy Gates.
  • The FRiday Night Movie - The Joker is Wild (1957)

    11/27/2015 7:01:16 PM PST · by DemforBush · 6 replies
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    It's Old Blue Eyes night at the DFB Theater. Frank Sinatra stars in this biopic of performer Joe E. Lewis, a depression-era star whose singing career was cut short - literally - by a razor-toting gangster, only to find a new career years later as a stand-up comedian. Co-starring Eddie Albert, Mitzie Gaynor, Jeanne Crain, and Jackie Coogan.
  • David Canary, Star of 'All My Children' for Decades, Dies at 77

    11/24/2015 7:05:27 PM PST · by DemforBush · 61 replies
    David Canary, who for nearly three decades played the twin brothers Adam and Stuart Chandler on the ABC soap opera All My Children, has died. He was 77. Canary, who earlier portrayed Candy Canaday, the ranch foreman of the Ponderosa, on the iconic NBC Western Bonanza, died Nov. 16 of natural causes...
  • The FRiday Night Movie - The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967)

    11/20/2015 8:06:29 PM PST · by DemforBush · 15 replies
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    February, 1929. Chicago is a big town, but it's not big enough for its two most powerful gangsters. Al Capone (Jason Robards) controls the south side, Arch-rival Bugs Moran (Ralph Meeker) controls the north side. War seems inevitable, until one comes up with a scheme to rid himself of the other for good... Directed by Roger Corman. Co-starring George Segal and Bruce Dern.
  • The FRiday Night Movie (double feature) - Loving You (1957)

    11/06/2015 7:05:17 PM PST · by DemforBush · 4 replies
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    Deke Rivers (Elvis) is a delivery man who is discovered by publicist Glenda Markle and country-western musician Tex Warner who want to promote the talented newcomer to fame and fortune, giving him every break he deserves. Romantic complications arise as Susan, another singer in the group, offers him devoted admiration as Glenda leads him on with promises of a golden future.