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2005 Stories by Elliott Stein

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  • Samurai and Old Souls: A Look Back at a Legendary Japanese Studio

    published September 6, 2005

    Shochiku was founded as a theatrical producer specializing in Kabuki troupes. Its cinema company was organized by two men who had started as... More >>

  • Forgotten Gems Sparkle in Definitive Wilder Retro

    published August 30, 2005

    No one wrote and directed a more impressive roster of hits than Billy Wilder. His enduring achievement includes Double Indemnity, Sunset... More >>

  • Gangsters and pranksters in eclectic Walsh retrospective

    published June 28, 2005

    Raoul Walsh, the action director's action director, ran away to sea as a young man, worked as a cowhand, then entered films in 1912 as an actor... More >>

  • Not Yet Rated

    published June 14, 2005

    Once upon a time the unconglomerated movie studios owned themselves and could afford the luxury of individual personalities. In the early 1930s,... More >>

  • Film

    published March 1, 2005

    Pupi Avati has made over 30 features, but he's relatively unknown outside Italy except for The House With the Laughing Windows (1976), an... More >>

  • Film

    published February 15, 2005

    The first Academy Award ceremony—which took place on May 16, 1929, at a banquet in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel—bore little resemblance... More >>

  • A Place in the Sun: Retro Remembers RKO's Renaissance Man

    published February 8, 2005

    In spite of the popularity of some of his films, George Stevens remains a relatively ignored figure. During the 1930s, he was RKO's most... More >>

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