Category Archives: Movie One Sheets

April 20, 2017

Movie One Sheets: Mau-Mau (1955)

Newsman Chet Huntley narrates this documentary showing the rise of the African resistance movement known as the “Mau-Mau” against British rule in East Africa in the early 1950s.

February 16, 2017

Movie One Sheets: Tarzan’s Magic Fountain

Tarzan’s Magic Fountain is a 1949 Tarzan film starring Lex Barker as Tarzan and Brenda Joyce as his companion Jane. The film also features Albert Dekker and Evelyn Ankers, was co-written by Curt Siodmak, and directed by Lee Sholem.

January 2, 2017

Lobby Cards: How The West Was Won

How the West Was Won is a 1962 American Metrocolor epic-Western film. The picture was one of the last “old-fashioned” epic films made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to enjoy great success. Set between 1839 and 1889, it follows four generations of a family (starting as the Prescotts) as they move ever westward, from western New York state to the Pacific Ocean. The picture was filmed in the curved-screen three-projector Cinerama process.

October 3, 2016

Movie One Sheets: A Lady Takes A Chance

A Lady Takes a Chance is a 1943 American romantic comedy film directed by William A. Seiter and starring Jean Arthur and John Wayne. Written by Robert Ardrey and based on a story by Jo Swerling, the film is about a New York working girl who travels to the American West on a bus tour and meets and falls in love with a handsome rodeo cowboy. The film was produced for RKO Radio Pictures by Frank Ross, who was Arthur’s husband at the time. The supporting cast features comedian Phil Silvers.

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February 28, 2016

Movie One Sheets: Dr. No

Dr. No is a 1962 British spy film, starring Sean Connery, with Ursula Andress and Joseph Wiseman, filmed in Jamaica and England: it is the first James Bond film. Based on the 1958 novel of the same name by Ian Fleming, it was adapted by Richard Maibaum, Johanna Harwood, and Berkely Mather and was directed by Terence Young. The film was produced by Harry Saltzman and Albert R. Broccoli.

January 21, 2016

Movie One Sheets: Major Dundee

Major Dundee is a 1965 Western film directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Charlton Heston, Richard Harris, Jim Hutton, and James Coburn. Written by Harry Julian Fink, the film is about a Union cavalry officer who leads a contentious troop of Army regulars, Confederate prisoners, and scouts on an expedition into Mexico to destroy a band of Apaches who have been raiding United States bases in Texas. Major Dundee was filmed in various locations in Mexico. The movie was filmed in Eastman Color by Pathécolor, print by Technicolor.

January 16, 2016

Movie One Sheets: The Desert Fox

The Desert Fox is a 1951 biographical film about Field Marshal Erwin Rommel in the later stages of the Second World War. It stars James Mason in the title role, was directed by Henry Hathaway, and was based on the book Rommel by Brigadier Desmond Young, who served in the Indian Army in North Africa.

January 15, 2016

Movie One Sheets: Queen of Outer Space

Queen of Outer Space is a 1958 American CinemaScope science fiction feature film starring Zsa Zsa Gabor, Eric Fleming and Laurie Mitchell in a tale about a revolt against a cruel Venusian queen. The screenplay by Charles Beaumont was based on an idea supplied by Ben Hecht. The film was directed by Edward Bernds.

January 14, 2016

Movie One Sheets: Devil’s Canyon

The Devil’s Canyon is an American 1953 Western 3-D film directed by Alfred L. Werker. The film starrs Virginia Mayo, Dale Robertson, Stephen McNally and Arthur Hunnicutt.

January 7, 2016

Movie One Sheets: The Unknown

The Unknown is a 1927 American silent horror film directed by Tod Browning and featuring Lon Chaney as carnival knife thrower Alonzo the Armless and Joan Crawford as the scantily clad carnival girl he hopes to marry.