Michael Wilson


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Sandpiper, The (1965) - Think Of All Those Renaissance Cats Big Sur artist and single mom Laura (Elizabeth Taylor) and friend Larry (James Edwards) are being rebuffed by gallery owner Ellie (Pamela Mason) when Hewitt (Richard Burton), priest and headmaster of the school where her son’s been sent, arrives with a generous attitude, in The Sandpiper< 1965.
Sandpiper, The (1965) - The Father Was Abandoned By Me The first meeting of principals Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton in their first picture after Cleopatra, 1963, he’s the Episcopal priest headmaster of a California boarding school, she’s the free-spirited mother of a son sent there by a judge, Eva Marie Saint his wife, in The Sandpiper, 1965.
Sandpiper, The (1965) - It's Either That Or Reform School After the opening in which lightly-parented Big Sur resident Danny (Morgan Mason) shot a deer, he and his artist mother Laura (Elizabeth Taylor) are called before a local judge (Torin Thatcher), Vincente Minnelli directing, early in the Taylor and Richard Burton vehicle The Sandpiper, 1965.
Planet Of The Apes (1968) - Hell With The Scarecrows Hot on the trail of vegetation they found on what appeared to be a desolate planet, astronauts Taylor (Charlton Heston), Landon (Robert Gunner) and Dodge (Jeff Burton) haven’t noticed the figures tracking them on the cliffs, trouble ensuing, early in Planet Of The Apes, 1968.
Planet Of The Apes (1968) - Human See Human Do Injured and now a captive, human Taylor (Charlton Heston), still unable to speak, has made more progress with ape scientist Zira (Kim Hunter) than with minder Julius (Buck Kartalian), but none with her boss Dr. Zaius (Maurice Evans), introduced here, in Planet Of The Apes, 1968.
Planet Of The Apes (1968) - How Do You Account For Me? Animal psychologist (and Chimpanzee) Zira (Kim Hunter) has proven that human Taylor (Charlton Heston), still unable to speak because of his throat injury, can communicate, though her colleague and boyfriend Cornelius (Roddy McDowall) isn't convinced by his story, in Planet Of The Apes, 1968.
Planet Of The Apes (1968) - We'll Be Running This Planet 20th century Earth astronauts Taylor (Charlton Heston), Landon (Robert Gunner) and Dodge (Jeff Burton), unsure of there whereabouts, observe primitive humans who stole their clothes, and surprised when apes (led by Norman Burton) appear, early in the original Planet Of The Apes, 1968.
Salt Of The Earth (1954) - Open, Before The Anglos Ever Came Opening title sequence and the beginning of Esperanza (Rosaura Revueltas) narrating the story from Salt of the Earth, 1954, shot on location Grant County, New Mexico, where the real strike on which the film is based took place.
Salt Of The Earth (1954) - No Dogs No Women Esperanza (Rosaura Revueltas) narrates as the wives try to intervene on the miners' strike meeting where Charlie (Ernest Velasquez) and Ruiz (Joe T. Morales) preside, with strong feminist currents in Michael Wilson's original script, in the independent feature Salt of the Earth, 1954.
Salt Of The Earth (1954) - Some Pretty Tough Hombres Finally an appearance by Will Geer, perhaps the best known actor in the picture, as the sheriff, with boss Alexander (David Sarvis) and bigger boss Hartwell (Mervin Williams), taking a stab at buying off de facto leader Ramon (actual miner and striker Juan Chacon), in the independent feature Salt Of The Earth, 1954.
Salt Of The Earth (1954) - A Picket Line Of Ladies? As Esperanza (Rosaura Revueltas) continues her narration, wives of other Hispanic union miners ask her to join them in demanding better sanitation and housing, in Salt of the Earth, 1954.
Salt Of The Earth (1954) - Up To You, Brothers An accident at the mine becomes the catalyst for a strike, as Alexander (Mervin Williams) orders the Hispanics back to work, and union men Barnes (Clinton Jencks) and Ruiz (Joe T. Morales) refuse, in Salt of the Earth, 1954.

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Becca Wilson
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