Directed by Hoosier David Anspaugh and written by fellow Hoosier Angelo Pizzo. Produced by Selig Polyscope Company. Based on the writings of Hoosier Jessamyn West Vernon , this film takes place in Jennings County, Indiana during the civil war when Morgan's Raiders came into southern Indiana and gave the state it's only taste of any kind of skirmish. Lonesome Dove 1989 It was a western at a time when no one else was making them. Also in the wings in Hollywood: films based on the stories of , and.
Now let's have some fun! Dated, but a vital step in the maturation of the genre. Not exactly a traditional Western, but beneath the soap-opera excess, the Ewings were ranchers who fought among themselves but always circled the wagons against an outside threat. I Almost Lost My Mind - Pat Boone 12. Kyle's trampy, nymphomaniacal sister Marylee Dorothy Malone , who wants the unattainable Mitch, fuels Kyle's anxious jealousy, suspicions of his own sterility, and an habitual bout with a bottle by suggesting that Lucy is pregnant with Mitch's child. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse 1921 d.
Idaho, the 14th largest and the 39th most populous state in the U. DeMille's name was forever associated with extravagant production values and biblical spectacles with rich doses of orgies and bathing scenes that he first filmed in the 1920s, including this film and others that followed, such as The King of Kings 1927 , The Sign of the Cross 1932 these two films formed a trilogy with The Ten Commandments , , The Crusades 1935 , and Samson and Delilah 1949. Memories Are Made of This - Dean Martin 8. High Noon 1952 No classic western divides movie fans more than High Noon. Adapted from Robert Wilder's novel. Gene Hackman and Dustin Hoffman took acting classes together in 1956. Carousel 1956 , 128 minutes, D: Henry King Forbidden Planet 1956 , 98 minutes, D: Fred McLeod Wilcox Friendly Persuasion 1956 , 137 minutes, D: William Wyler Giant 1956 , 201 minutes, D: George Stevens High Society 1956 , 111 minutes, D: Charles Walters , 80 minutes, D: Don Siegel An allegorical, intensely paranoid, chilling science-fiction parable of alien possession, based on Collier's Magazine's serialized story The Body Snatchers by Jack Finney - one of the greatest low-budget 50's films that can be interpreted as philosophical commentary upon the spread of McCarthyism or Communism.
The Plainsman 1936 Cecil B. Rogers give a kid a wedgie. Best Picture: Around the World in 80 Days Best Director: George Stevens — Giant Best Actress: Ingrid Bergman — Anastasia Best Actor: Yul Brynner — The King and I Top 10 Movies in 1957 What were the most popular movies in 1957? One-Eyed Jacks 1961 This film never stood a chance back in 1961, when its star and director, Marlon Brando, spent three years fussing over every camera angle and line reading. Silverado 1985 An ambitious attempt to revive the old-school western by writer Lawrence Kasdan, who manages to simultaneously salute and send up every cliché of the genre. The Chrysler Corporation offered an under the dash mounted record player phonograph. Melodramatic, over-the-top, and just plain trashy — but in a good way.
Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Richard Thomas, Robert Wagner and a host of Hoosier extras. The Robe 1953 In the first film released in CinemaScope, stars as Marcellus, a Roman tribune commanding the soldiers ordered to crucify. Over the decades, there have been many productions shot in Idaho. Snowy River made those scenes inspiring again. But in 1989, for four nights in February, it seemed as if everybody was watching.
His alibi was that he was at a resort hotel with Rose during one of the robberies, but it couldn't be substantiated. Vittorio de Sica's 1952 neorealist film about an old man who is stripped of his dignity is sad but not sentimental. Its racist overtones have engendered controversy that hasn't let up to the present day. Stars Muncie native Ezra Buzzington, Heather Graham, Sally Field, Chris Klein and Ileanna Douglas. Rose , , Comedy Rock Madison, Asa Maynor, George Skaff Horror. Dallas 1978 — 91 The corporate cowboys in the television series Dallas rode around in Mercedes-Benz coupes and held their showdowns in glass and steel skyscrapers. Lost also called Tears for Simon is a 1956 British thriller film directed by Guy Green.
It was directed by Frank Beal, written by Gilson Willets, neither of whom were hoosiers. For a bet, while drunk, Thomas Fitzpatrick stole a small plane from New Jersey and then landed it perfectly on a narrow Manhattan street in front of the bar he had been drinking at. It features wonderful performances by Anthony Quinn and Giulietta Masina. Red Buttons and Miyoshi Umeki both won Oscars for their excellent supporting performances in Sayonara. But The Man From Snowy River captured the mythic spirit of the West as well as any homegrown product has, perhaps because it was based on a revered Australian legend. The young actress portraying 'Baby Doll' Meighan, Carroll Baker 25 years old and in her second film received a well-deserved Best Actress Academy Award nomination for her role.
Fellini, de Sica, Rossellini, Visconti, Bertolucci, Antonioni -- Italian cinema has its fair share of masters who have influenced moviemaking around the world. My Prayer - The Platters 10. All About Eve 1950 Selected in 1990 for preservation in the , All About Eve is widely considered one of the best films of all time. Griffith was keeping pace with other silent era epics from Italian filmmakers, including The Last Days of Pompeii 1913, It. I'll Be Home - Pat Boone 33. Baby Doll's impact was heightened by its themes: moral decay, lust, sexual repression, seduction, infantile eroticism and the corruption of the human soul.
Warlock 1959 The provocative undercurrents in this tale of a hired gunslinger Henry Fonda and his faithful companion Anthony Quinn will keep the Freudians busy for hours. Wilbur Shaw, Billy Arnold, Fred Frame, Ralph Hepburn, Shorty Cantlon, Mel Keneally, and Stubby Stubblefield. Palance won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor, and a calf named Norman became the most beloved bovine since Ferdinand. The option was discontinued the following year. Fun fact: How to Marry a Millionaire was the second film to be released using the CinemaScope widescreen process. It led to Parliament passing the first Clean Air Act in 1956. The Red Balloon 1956, Fr.