Barré Lyndon


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Sundown - Pressbook
Here is the campaign book (pressbook) for the 1948 reissue of Walter Wanger's Sundown (1941). Pressbooks were sent to exhibitors and theater owners to aid them in publicizing the film's run in their theater.

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Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse, The (1938) - Some Slight Mental Aberration Loyal nurse Randolph (Gale Page) tries to keep up as her employer (Edward G. Robinson), who’s just informed her that he committed a series of big jewel heists, explains his reasoning, which is getting near science fiction, in the Warner Bros. crime drama The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse, 1938.
Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse, The (1938) - You Make The Perfect Target It’s nowhere near clear what Edward G. Robinson’s angle is, but he’s the title character, at a society party, interrupting a burglary by Billy Wayne, Humphrey Bogart escaping, as hostess Mrs. Updyke (Georgia Caine) twitters, Anatole Litvak directing, in Warner Bros.’ The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse, 1938.
Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse, The (1938) - The Guy's A Ghost Edward G. Robinson (title character, dabbling in jewel thievery to satisfy his scientific curiosity) has bluffed his way in to meet fence Jo Keller (Claire Trevor), surprised to find out she’s a girl, Maxie Rosenbloom her goon, Humphrey Bogart her cohort “Rocks,” in The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse, 1938.
War Of The Worlds, The (1953) - Halfway To Pomona! Narration by Cedric Hardwicke surveys the solar system, and a fireball lands in California where Sylvia (Ann Robinson) and Pastor Collins (Lewis Martin) are attending a picture by C.B. DeMille, who owned and licensed the film rights to the original H.G. Wells story, in producer George Pal's The War Of The Worlds, 1953.
War Of The Worlds, The (1953) - It's One Of Them! Librarian Sylvia (Ann Robinson) stays composed enough when assaulted by the alien in the basement, scientist Clayton (Gene Barry) wielding the axe, in George Pal's The War Of The Worlds, 1953.
War Of The Worlds, The (1953) - I've Seen Enough At the American headquarters in Washington, the Secretary of Defense (Freeman Lusk) concludes it's time to nuke the Martians, in the 1953 George Pal production of H.G. Wells' The War Of The Worlds.
War Of The Worlds, The (1953) - Open, Super Science The 1953 George Pal production of H.G. Wells' The War Of The Worlds, getting modern right off the bat with ominous narration by Paul Frees and war footage covering 20th century events, script by Barrè Lyndon.
War Of The Worlds, The (1953) - Rout Of Civilization Almost midway through the film, newsy update by narrator Sir Cedric Hardwicke, special praise for the Brits, in a quick survey of Earth vs. Martian invaders, from the 1953 George Pal production of H.G. Wells' The War Of The Worlds.
Sundown (1941) - Rhino Rock Prologue and a nifty map, courtesy of director Henry Hathaway and producer Walter Wanger, then not much explanation as the lovely Zia (Gene Tierney) touches down in Africa, opening Sundown, 1941.
Sundown (1941) - Ahead Of Time Not seen for half an hour, Arabian Zia (Gene Tierney) with a smashing return, greeted by Allied officers (Joseph Calleia, George Sanders, Carl Esmond) and especially Crawford (Bruce Cabot), in Henry Hathaway's Sundown, 1941.

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