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Trailers from Hell: John Badham on Elia Kazan's 'On the Waterfront,' Starring Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando week begins at Trailers from Hell with director John Badham introducing Elia Kazan's multi-Oscar winner "On the Waterfront."
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  • February 4, 2013 10:52 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Larry Karaszewski on Peter Bogdanovich's 'What's Up, Doc?,' Starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan O'Neal

Comedy Classics! week concludes at Trailers from Hell with screenwriter Larry Karaszewski introducing Peter Bogdanovich's "What's Up, Doc?," one of the biggest comedy hits of the early '70s.
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  • February 1, 2013 11:00 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Mashall Harvey on Preston Sturges' 'Unfaithfully Yours'

Comedy Classics! week continues at Trailers from Hell with editor Marshall Harvey introducing Preston Sturges' "Unfaithfully Yours," originally conceived in 1932 but not made until after Sturges left Paramount in 1948.
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  • January 30, 2013 10:55 AM
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Trailers from Hell: John Landis on 'Road to Morocco'

Comedy Classics! week begins at Trailers from Hell today with director John Landis introducing 1942's "Road to Morocco," starring Bing Crosby and Bob Hope.
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  • January 28, 2013 10:57 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Brian Trenchard-Smith on Hammer's 'Pirates of Blood River'

Get Hammered! week concludes at Trailers from Hell with director Brian Trenchard-Smith introducing the Brit horror studio's "The Pirates of Blood River," in which Hammer regular Christopher Lee steals the show as a ruthless pirate captain invading an island settlement looking for treasure.
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  • January 25, 2013 10:55 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Brian Trenchard-Smith on Hammer's 'Horror of Frankenstein'

Get Hammered! week continues at Trailers from Hell with director Brian Trenchard-Smith introducing the Brit horror studio's "The Horror of Frankenstein," which Trenchard-Smith says is "generally considered the nadir of the Hammer Frankenstein series."
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  • January 23, 2013 10:48 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Brian Trenchard-Smith on Hammer's 'Phantom of the Opera'

Get Hammered! week begins at Trailers from Hell with director Brian Trenchard-Smith introducing the Brit horror studio's 1962 "The Phantom of the Opera."
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  • January 21, 2013 10:55 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Joe Dante on 'The Trial,' Which Orson Welles Called "the greatest film I ever made"

Orson Welles Week! concludes at Trailers from Hell with TFH creator Joe Dante introducing Welles' 1962 mindbender "The Trial," starring Anthony Perkins, Jeanne Moreau, Romy Schneider and the director himself.
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  • January 18, 2013 10:59 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Joe Dante on Orson Welles' Noir 'Lady from Shanghai' -- "the weirdest great film ever made"

Orson Welles Week! continues at Trailers from Hell with director and TFH creator Joe Dante introducing Welles' "The Lady from Shanghai," drastically recut prior to its 1947 release by Columbia president Harry Cohn. As Dante calls it, "a shell of what might have been a classic."
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  • January 16, 2013 10:53 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Joe Dante on Orson Welles' Thriller Noir 'The Stranger'

Orson Welles Week! begins at Trailers from Hell with director and TFH creator Joe Dante introducing thriller noir "The Stranger," starring Welles as a Nazi posing as a New England professor, and Edward G. Robinson as the shrewd War Crimes Commission investigator tailing him.
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  • January 14, 2013 12:22 PM
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