Thursday, May 31, 2007
Fairly manly triple-feature on the Tri-City Twin's first screen, from January, 1971. HOTEL (1967) is a star-speckled melodrama toplined by Rod Taylor; no DVD in sight. COOL HAND LUKE (1967) is, of course, the Paul Newman prison classic. THE BALLAD OF CABLE HOGUE (70) is the Peckinpah western with Jason Robards.
Wednesday, May 30, 2007
July, 1971 double-feature at the New Forest Drive-in. HIS WIFE'S HABIT (1969), aka WOMEN AND BLOODY TERROR, was a Joy N. Houck Jr. film with Christina Hart and Gerald McRaney; no home release known, but the trailer is on Synapse's 42nd Street Forever comp. LOVING (1970) was an Irvin Kershner romantic comedy/drama.
Tuesday, May 29, 2007
July, 1968 triple-feature at the Turnpike Drive-in. HERE WE GO ROUND THE MULBERRY BUSH (1967) was the British comedy featuring the Spencer Davis Group (not on official DVD yet, but available from bootleggers); SWEET NOVEMBER (1968) was a drama with Sandy Dennis and Anthony Newley (no DVD in sight). A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS (1964) rounded out the evening.
Monday, May 28, 2007
Classic matinee double-feature at the Plaza, from July, 1960. HERCULES UNCHAINED, with Steve Reeves, was the US release for the French/Spanish/Italian Ercole e la regina di Lidia (1959); THE BOY AND THE PIRATES (1960) was a Bert I. Gordon fantasy with Charles Herbert.
Sunday, May 27, 2007
Raleigh's Center Drive-in screened this adult double-feature back in January, 1971. HARD TRAIL was the X-rated version of Greg Corarito's sex-western HARD ON THE TRAIL (1971), with Monica Gayle, Bruce Kimball, and a duped Lash La Rue (!). 5 BOLD WOMEN was a 1960 western with Jeff Morrow and Merry Anders. Neither film has seen DVD yet.