What was the role of the Baltic film actors in creating the figure of the enemy in the Soviet time cinema? Many generations of Soviet people were raised in the spirit of Soviet war films. It is a fact that most Nazi villains in Soviet war movies were played by Baltic actors. This film follows the development of the enemy’s figure in the Soviet film and in the role of Baltic actors in creating it.
Tod Slaughter plays the wicked Squire Corder who seduces then murders innocent country maiden Maria Marten before burying her body beneath the barn floor. The film is based on the popular 19th century melodramas about the 1827 real murder case called “The Red Barn Murder”.
The story behind Richard Nixon’s resounding triumphs and crushing defeats.
Mr. Bill got its start when Walter Williams sent SNL a Super-8 reel featuring the character in response to the show’s request for home movies during the first season. Mr. Bill’s first appearance occurred on the February 28, 1976 episode. Williams became a full-time writer for the show in 1978, writing more than 20 skits based on Mr.Bill.
I remember films like this. Of course, being a little younger than this film, the scare was more hydrogen bombs. My grade school years were in the shadow of the Cuban missile crisis. By that time, thermonuclear weapons made the idea of Duck and Cover kind of silly.
A socialite hires a derelict to be her family’s butler, only to fall in love with him, much to his dismay. The film stars William Powell and Carole Lombard.
Short on cash and unwilling to give up their posh lifestyle, three washed-up Hollywood leading men (Rod Steiger, Burt Reynolds and Tom Berenger) concoct a plan that has them intercepting a mobster’s plot to steal a load of cash from a Las Vegas casino. Enlisting the help of a young director (Jacqueline Kim), the would-be criminals figure they have it made … but things don’t go quite as planned! Rated R