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  • TCM movie alert: "Doctor Zhivago"(1965) 8PM E.S.T.

    02/17/2013 3:59:37 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 58 replies
    Turner Classic Movies ^ | 1965 | David Lean
    Another TCM alert: tonight at 8PM it's airing "Doctor Zhivago". Definitely worth seeing as Hollywood film that actually showed how terrible life was in Soviet Russia. The only thing I don't like about it is its hero cheating on his cute wife with Lara. Otherwise, a truly great film with Rod Steiger stealing the show as the opportunistic lawyer Komarovsky.
  • Movie for a Sunday aftenoon: "Jubal" (1956)

    02/17/2013 12:33:13 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 2 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1956 | Delmer Daves
    Following in the tradition of "McClintock" a couple of weeks ago, today's feature is another Shakespearean Western. Leonard Maltin calls it "Othello On The Range" and it's an apt description. Ernest Borgnine plays the Othello character, Rod Steiger's Iago, Valerie French is Desdemona and Glenn Ford is the Cassio character. Also starring Charles Bronson and Felicia Farr(Mrs. Jack Lemmon). Sidenote: I believe both Ford and Borgnine were Republicans.
  • Mark Hamill Replaces Steiger in Film

    07/12/2002 11:48:06 AM PDT · by drjimmy · 12 replies · 437+ views
    Associated Press ^ | July 12, 2002
    By The Associated Press WATERTOWN, Wis. (AP) - Mark Hamill, best known for playing Luke Skywalker in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, has replaced actor Rod Steiger, who died this week, in a movie filmed partially in Watertown. Steiger was cast as a small-town funeral director in the independent feature "Constricted." He died Tuesday of pneumonia and kidney failure at 77. The film's director had taken Steiger off the cast list a few weeks ago because of his illness, said Nick Langholff, location manager and a Fort Atkinson native. In his place, the director chose Hamill, who originally was cast...
  • Actor Rod Steiger dead at 78

    07/09/2002 11:17:50 AM PDT · by MeekOneGOP · 106 replies · 522+ views
    Associated Press ^ | July 9, 2002 | Associated Press Staff
    Actor Rod Steiger dead at 78 07/09/2002 Associated Press LOS ANGELES - Rod Steiger, the beefy, intense actor who won the Academy Award as best actor of 1967 for his role as the unrelenting Southern police chief in "In the Heat of the Night," died Tuesday. He was 78. Steiger died at a Los Angeles-area hospital of pneumonia and kidney failure, said his publicist, Lori De Waal. AP Rod Steiger A devoted practitioner of method acting, Steiger prided himself in undertaking challenging roles, especially real-life persons. "My generation of actors was taught to be able to create different people;...