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The Glass Bottom Boat (1966)

Country: United States Director: Frank Tashlin Starring: Doris Day, Rod Taylor, Arthur Godfrey, Dom DeLuise, Dick Martin, Eric Fleming, Theo Macuse Music: DeVol Songs: ‘The Glass Bottom Boat’ by Joe Lubin, ‘Soft As The Starlight’ by Joe Lubin and Jerome Howard Has the world changed so much in forty years? The Glass Bottom Boat is […]

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The Liquidator’s a hell of a guy!
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Darker Than Amber (1970)

Director: Robert ClouseStarring: Rod Taylor, Suzy Kendall, Theodre Bikel, William Smith, Ahna Capri, Janet MacLachlan, Jane Russell, Robert Phillips, James BoothBased on the novel by John D. MacDonald With the buzz on the blogosphere about a cinematic revival of Travis McGee I thought it was worth revisiting Rod Taylor’s Darker Than Amber. As you all […]

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The High Commissioner (1968)

Director: Ralph Thomas Starring: Rod Taylor, Christopher Plummer, Lilli Palmer, Carmilla Sparv, Leo McKern, Daliah Lavi, Derren Nesbitt, Clive Revill, Bud Tingwell, Burt Kwouk Music: Georges Delerue Based on the Novel By Jon Cleary The book, The High Commissioner, by Jon Cleary, and the film The High Commissioner are two very different beasts. Cleary’s book […]

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The Liquidator (1965)

Director: Jack CardiffStarring: Rod Taylor, Trevor Howard, Jill St John, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Akim Tamiroff, Gabriella Licudi, Eric Sykes, John Le Mesurier, Derek Nimmo, David TomlinsonMusic: Lalo SchifrinTitle song performed by Shirley BasseyBased on the novel by John Gardner Brian ‘Boysie’ Oakes was a character created by John Gardner as a sort of antithesis of James […]

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