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Paths Of Glory (1958) -- (Movie Clip) They're Scum Following the failed assault on the German position, Gen. Mireau (George MacReady) seems to have lost perspective, Col. Dax (Kirk Douglas) both defiant and hoping to preserve their relationship, Gen. Broulard (Adolphe Menjou) officiating, discussing military justice, in Stanley Kubrick’s Paths Of Glory, 1958.
Paths Of Glory (1958) -- (Movie Clip) What Did He Have To Say About Patriotism? Gen. Mireau (George MacReady), who was reluctant until tempted with a promotion, visits Col. Dax (Kirk Douglas) in his bunker promoting the assault on the German position known as the “Ant Hill,” Richard Anderson the cynical aide, in Stanley Kubrick’s WWI drama Paths Of Glory, 1958.
Getaway, The (1972) -- (Movie Clip) He Didn't Make It In the third and fourth shots, the orange VW was driven by James Garner, who was visiting a friend on the shooting location in San Marcos, Texas, a stunt for which director Sam Peckinpah paid Garner $1, as Steve McQueen and Ali MacGraw flee the bank heist, dodging their own diversionary explosions, Al Lettieri their fickle partner, in The Getaway, 1972.
Killing, The (1956) -- (Movie Clip) He Was Totally Disinterested Following credits at the Bay Meadows track in San Mateo, California, director Stanley Kubrick with Art Gilmore’s narration, written by Jim Thompson from the Lionel White novel, introducing conspirators Jay C. Flippen, Joe Sawyer the barkeep, Elisha Cook at the window, in The Killing, 1956.
Killing, The (1956) -- (Movie Clip) These Two Other Guys Ex-con Johnny (Sterling Hayden) briefing his cohorts, Joe Sawyer as Mike, Ted de Corsia as cop Randy, Jay C. Flippen as Marvin and Elisha Cook as racetrack employee George, whose wife Sherry (Marie Windsor) turns out to be listening-in, in Stanley Kubrick’s heist drama The Killing, 1956.
Killing, The (1956) -- (Movie Clip) Meatball With Gravy Sherry (Marie Windsor), having just heard from her milquetoast husband about the plan to rob the racetrack, visits Val (Vince Edwards) whom we learn is her lover, wondering after a fade to black how they might profit, in Stanley Kubrick’s The Killing, 1956, starring Sterling Hayden.
Paths Of Glory (1958) -- (Movie Clip) A Pleasant Atmosphere Narration by Peter Capell, director Stanley Kubrick working on location at the historic Schleissheim Palace in Bavaria, as ranking French Gen. Broulard (Adolphe Menjou, a Pittsburgh, Pa. native and WWI veteran) visits Gen. Mireau (George MacReady), opening Paths Of Glory, 1958.
Getaway, The (1972) -- (Movie Clip) There Ain't No Morals SPOILER because this comes after the big shootout near the end, but Slim Pickens appears as a bystander, with a truck, as Doc and Carol (Steve McQueen, Alil MacGraw) are headed for sure now to Mexico, in Sam Peckinpah’s 1972 hit The Getaway.
Getaway, The (1972) -- (Movie Clip) Rudy Got Ambitious After their violent Texas bank job, McCoy (Steve McQueen) and wife Carol (Ali MacGraw) visit prison official Benyon (Ben Johnson), who got him released after she agreed to have sex with him, to split the loot, Sam Peckinpah directing, with surprises from the original Jim Thompson novel, in The Getaway, 1972.
Getaway, The (1972) -- (Movie Clip) You Boys Just Do Your Job Not nearly so built-up as it is now, at the River Walk in San Antonio, Steve McQueen as McCoy, visits crooked parole official Benyon (Ben Johnson), who just got him sprung and, we learn, was planning a job all along, Al Lettieri and Bo Hopkins on the crew, in Sam Peckinpah’s The Getaway, 1972.
Getaway, The (1972) -- (Movie Clip) Tell Him I'm For Sale Director Sam Peckinpah shooting at the Huntsville State Prison in Texas, his star Steve McQueen as McCoy, who’s just been denied parole, at work with real inmates, visited by his wife Carol (Ali MacGraw), whom he sends to see parole board member Benyon (Ben Johnson), early in The Getaway, 1972.
Killing, The (1956) -- (Movie Clip) Shooting Horses Out Of Season Director Stanley Kubrick introduces the notorious character actor and occasional filmmaker Timothy Carey (who would co-star in Kubrick’s Paths Of Glory, 1962) as gunman Nikki, interviewed by Sterling Hayden as ex-con Johnny, setting up the racetrack robbery in The Killing, 1956.