The ABC's of Film Noir
The ABC's of Film Noir

John Sturges, Director

Director John Sturges

John Sturges in Illinois in 1910. He began working in Hollywood in 1932. Sturges worked in the blueprint department of RKO. This led to him learning the Technicolor process. Finally, he was hired as a color consultant for The Garden of Allah (1936). During World War II he served in…

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Marooned (1969) Classic Movie Review 147

Marooned (1969)

Today’s movie is Marooned (1969). This movie is a space disaster film that was made near the peak of the US space program. It was also made at a time we were mired in Vietnam and engaged in the Cold War with the Soviet Union. This movie foreshadowed a problem…

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