Harry Kleiner


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House Of Bamboo (1955) - Why Cover For Them? The tail end of the opening with the murder of an American non-comm in a Japanese train robbery, Brad Dexter as American MP Hanson interrogates civilian crook Webber (Biff Elliot) during surgery, which was surely the whole point for director Samuel Fuller, early in House Of Bamboo, 1955, Shirley Yamaguchi the wife in the photograph.
House Of Bamboo (1955) - Sayonara Means Goodbye Gobbling up more Tokyo locations, director Samuel Fuller follows the American apparent thug Spanier (Robert Stack) into the real then-landmark (since demolished) Kokusai theater, though the rooftop scene is from the (nearby) Matsuma department store, then hunting for Shirley Yamaguchi, the wife of a murdered gangster, into a busy bath house, in House Of Bamboo, 1955.
House Of Bamboo (1955) - When You Act Like A Hoodlum We remain far from clear on the nature of game being played by Robert Stack as Spanier, an American goon looking to shake down various Tokyo merchants, but he finally reaches Robert Ryan (his first scene, as Dawson, backed by Cameron Mitchell et al), full of attitude himself, in director Samuel Fuller’s shot-in-Japan House Of Bamboo, 1955.
House Of Bamboo (1955) - Open, This Is A Military Supply Train Skewing convention even with his all-news exposition, Samuel Fuller, directing for producer Buddy Adler, Darryl Zanuck and 20th Century-Fox, begins the first American studio feature shot wholly in Japan, with violence and Mount Fuji, in House Of Bamboo, 1955, starring Robert Stack and Robert Ryan.
Salome (1953) - No Roman Near Me Rita Hayworth (title character) in lovely Technicolor blue, irritates Pilate (Basil Sydney) but charms Claudius (Stewart Granger), the two Romans charged with sailing her home, in Salome, 1953.
Salome (1953) - You Will Die In Agony Herod (Charles Laughton) receives wife Herodias (Judith Anderson), alarmed about one John The Baptist, who might be the foretold Jewish messiah, Ezra (Maurice Schwartz) advising, early in Salome, 1953.
Bullitt (1968) - Car Chase Just the early part of the famous chase, as cop Steve McQueen (title character) in the Mustang turns the tables the hit men (John Aprea, Paul Genge) in the Dodge Charger, in a geographically incoherent San Francisco, in Bullitt, 1968.
Bullitt (1968) - He Put In A Lot Of Change Delgetti (Don Gordon) and Bullitt (Steve McQueen, title character) do the textbook good-cop/bad-cop on a hotel clerk (Al Checco) as they re-trace the steps of their mob witness, leading to a visit with San Francisco cabbie Weissberg (Robert Duvall), in Peter Yates’ Bulllitt, 1968.
Bullitt (1968) - We're Babysitting Delivered by his plainclothes detective crew (Don Gordon, Carl Reindel), Steve McQueen (title character) at the Pacific Heights, San Francisco home of politician Chalmers (Robert Vaughn), who’s hosting a fundraiser and has an assignment, early in director Peter Yates’ Bullitt, 1968.
Violent Men, The (1955) - Who Seen What Happened? Rancher Parrish (Glenn Ford) with doctor (Raymond Greenleaf), planning to leave town, then watching thug Matlock (Richard Jaeckel) with a farmer (Frank Ferguson) and the sheriff (Willis Bouchey), gathering resolve, in Rudolph Mate`'s The Violent Men, 1955.
Violent Men, The (1955) - You Won't Like My Way Of Fighting Big actors staking out positions, Parrish (Glenn Ford) with Judith (Dianne Foster), then her rancher dad Wilkison (Edward G. Robinson), his wife Martha (Barbara Stanwyck) and brother Cole (Brian Keith), in The Violent Men, 1955.
Violent Men, The (1955) - They Always Look Tougher Coming At You Rancher Parrish (Glenn Ford) meets more resistance than expected from his crew (Warner Anderson, Bill Phipps) and his neighbors the Purdues (Harry Shannon, James Anderson) over his plans to sell out to the local land baron, in The Violent Men, 1955, from a Donald Hamilton novel.

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