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Trailers from Hell: Larry Karaszewski on Blake Edwards' Comedy 'What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?'

Hot & Cold War Comedy! week begins at Trailers from Hell with screenwriter Larry Karaszewski introducing Blake Edwards' "What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?," one of the director's "most underrated pictures."
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  • January 7, 2013 12:41 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Josh Olson on Gritty Street Drama 'Straight Time,' Starring Dustin Hoffman

New Year's Potpourri week concludes at Trailers from Hell with screenwriter Josh Olson introducing "Straight Time," which star Dustin Hoffman directed for the first few days of production, and features a screenplay with uncredited contributions by Michael Mann.
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  • January 4, 2013 10:19 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Larry Karaszewski on 'What's the Matter with Helen?,' Starring Debbie Reynolds and Shelley Winters

New Year's Potpourri week continues at Trailers from Hell with screenwriter Larry Karaszewski introducing cult director Curtis Harington's "What's the Matter with Helen?"
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  • January 2, 2013 10:48 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Dan Ireland on 'Bus Stop,' Starring Marilyn Monroe

New Year's Potpourri week begins at Trailers from Hell with director Dan Ireland introducing "Bus Stop," featuring Marilyn Monroe in her first screen performance after studying with Lee Strasberg, and directed by Joshua Logan ("Picnic").
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  • December 31, 2012 11:02 AM
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Trailers From Hell: DeCoteau on Grisly Grindhouse Film 'Mansion of the Doomed'

Here is Trailers From Hell's David DeCoteau on 1976 film "Mansion of the Doomed"...
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  • December 19, 2012 2:25 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Joe Dante on Atmospheric B-Picture 'The Day Mars Invaded Earth'

Drive In Classics! week begins at Trailers from Hell with director and TFH creator Joe Dante introducing "The Day Mars Invaded Earth," shot in gorgeous black-and-white Cinemascope.
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  • December 17, 2012 12:12 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Alan Spencer on Mel Brooks Classic 'Young Frankenstein'

Marty Feldman Week! concludes at Trailers from Hell with TV writer Alan Spencer introducing Mel Brooks' laugh riot "Young Frankenstein" (pronounced "Fronk-en-steen," of course!). Feldman plays bug-eyed Transylvanian servant Igor.
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  • December 14, 2012 10:51 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Alan Spencer on Marty Feldman's Televangelist Satire 'In God We Trust'

Marty Feldman Week! continues at Trailers from Hell with TV writer Alan Spencer introducing Feldman's "In God We Trust," a satire of televangelists that met with critical derision and terminated his five-year studio contract.
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  • December 12, 2012 10:48 AM
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Trailers from Hell: Alan Spencer on Pop-Eyed Brit Comic Marty Feldman's 'Last Remake of Beau Geste'

Marty Feldman Week! begins at Trailers from Hell with TV writer Alan Spencer introducing "The Last Remake of Beau Geste," which was so drastically re-cut by the studio before its release that Feldman rejected a positive New York Times review, writing the critic and telling him he was wrong.
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  • December 10, 2012 12:58 PM
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Trailers from Hell: Sam Hamm on Hammer's 'Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll'

Jekyll and Hyde Week concludes at Trailers from Hell with screenwriter Sam Hamm introducing Hammer's "The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll," notorious in its day as "the movie where Jekyll becomes Hyde by turning his back and -- quick! -- pulling his beard off."
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  • December 7, 2012 10:48 AM
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