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roadking77

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Old Movies
« on: August 05, 2017, 08:12:05 AM »
I typically prefer to watch older movies over new ones. Recently I saw a couple on TCM, "The Ghost of Dragstrip Hollow" and "The Hot Rod Gang". They were from the late 50's, featured a lot of cool old hot rods, mixed in with a bit of Rock a Billy music. Cant say the acting was great, but they are fun to watch. "TV Tommy Ivo was in them as well.
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Re: Old Movies
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2017, 04:09:00 PM »
I watch TCM quite a bit, and saw that they had some old car movies on the other day but only recorded one called "Hot Cars" and haven't got around to watching it yet. My favorites are usually late-forties crime flicks that tick all the right boxes for "noir." And bonus points if they have some first-person narration. I always set the DVR for Noir Alley on Sunday mornings.

Some of my favorites:

The Maltese Falcon - 1941
Double Indemnity - 1944
Out of the Past - 1947
The Lady from Shanghai - 1948
The Asphalt Jungle - 1950
Sunset Boulevard - 1950
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Re: Old Movies
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2017, 05:05:24 PM »
I like those as well. I spend a  lot of time with TCM. I joke and tell my wife that real movies are black and white. My preference is 1930's - 1940's screwball comedies. Also, anything Hitchcock. Gonna watch Frenzy tonight.
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Re: Old Movies
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2017, 09:16:29 PM »
I like late 60s early 70s movies, I only like horror movies from the 40s and 50s.




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Re: Old Movies
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2017, 02:21:49 PM »
I too like old screw-ball movies like A Night at the Opera and Duck Soup. And if I'm in the mood to drool, I'll watch me some Jane Russell!
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Re: Old Movies
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2017, 02:42:14 PM »
There are no new movies. Seems like all of them are just bad re-makes of the old ones. :(
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Re: Old Movies
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2017, 05:09:52 PM »
One of my all time favs is 'The Bank Dick", have seen it prob 100 times, can watch it 100 more.
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Re: Old Movies
« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2017, 03:50:03 PM »
I wish old movies did not sound like everyone is speaking inside a tin can and look so horrible on my 65" screen
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Re: Old Movies
« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2017, 08:07:29 PM »
It a mad mad mad world ,  what more do you need ?



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Re: Old Movies
« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2017, 10:05:24 PM »
I just watched all three smokey and the bandits
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Re: Old Movies
« Reply #10 on: September 12, 2017, 07:28:06 AM »
"old" movies is a relative term as even the 1980's movies are now 25 to 35 years old.  I watched a couple of Chuck Norris' Missing in Action movies over the weekend.  Blue thunder was on the other night (with Roy Schieder driving his 1980 turbo SE.   :lol: :lol:
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Re: Old Movies
« Reply #11 on: October 11, 2017, 12:23:35 AM »
How are the other 2 smokie and the bandits?

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Re: Old Movies
« Reply #12 on: October 11, 2017, 04:28:41 AM »
How are the other 2 smokie and the bandits?
Second one is okay, we don't speak about the third one.

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Re: Old Movies
« Reply #12 on: October 11, 2017, 04:28:41 AM »
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