On this date in 1957…

Fifty years before the release of the remake starring Russell Crowe and Eric Bana, the original 3:10 to Yuma had its’ world premiere in Denver, Colorado. Directed by Delmer Daves and based on the short story by Elmore Leonard, the American Western starred Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, and Felicia Farr.  The original trailer:

April 7th, 1964

And a Happy Birthday to a man of many faces…

Savannah – A Crowe’s Point Movie Adaptation of ‘Laura’

Chapter Seven   Bud blinked, then blinked a second time, and shook his head. In place of the off-the-shoulder black gown in her portrait, she was all in white, hiding the golden brown tresses he knew so well, concealing the curves he imagined holding against his own body. But there was something…something… The lack of Read More …

Belated Anniversary Date: September 7, 2007 OR “I’m Batman!” “My name is Maximus Decimus Meridias!”

On this date in the United States, the motion picture 3:10 to Yuma was released. The cast included Oscar winning Australian Russell Crowe as American outlaw Ben Wade and Oscar nominee Christian Bale (a Welshman) as rancher Dan Evans. The movie was both a box office and critical success. Based on the short story by Read More …