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JANUARY 2015
ISSUE 31 OF CINEMA RETRO (FILM MAGAZINE)

By: Anders Frejdh
Published:
2015-01-01
FSWL takes a look at the 64-page issue #31 (volume 11) of Cinema Retro, The Essential Guide to films of the 1960's and 1970's, edited by Lee Pfeiffer and Dave Worrall.

"Cinema Retro is a must for fans of movies from the ‘60s and ‘70s – and they didn’t have to pay me to say that!”- Sir Roger Moore

Highlights of issue 31 include:
• Don L. Stradley's tribute to the first lady of kick-ass cinema, Pam Grier
• Steven Bingen presents their "Film in Focus": the modern film noir classic Farewell My Lovely (1975) starring Robert Mitchum - with exclusive insights from the film's director, Dick Richards.
• Howard Hughes looks at the making of the 1968 Western Bandolero! starring Raquel Welch, Dean Martin and James Stewart.
• Keith Wilton celebrates the glories of the long-gone widescreen process VistaVision.
• Cai Ross pays tribute to the late Ted Post, director of Hang 'Em High, Magnum Force and Beneath the Planet of the Apes
• FSWL contributor Mark Cerulli takes a working vacation and visits some of the key Portugal locations for On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) and tracks down extras who appeared in the film.
• Jonathon Dabell looks back on director Richard Brooks' underrated 1975 Western Bite the Bullet starring Gene Hackman and James Coburn
• Howard Hughes' homage to the Italian Gamma (1975) cult sci-fi flicks
• Tim Greaves looks back on the short but glamorous film career of Hammer horror sex symbol Olinka Berova
• Charles Cohen discusses his ambitious efforts to restore timeless film classics through the Cohen Film Collection
• Lee Pfeiffer looks at the mostly-forgotten and underrated film Staircase (1969) starring Richard Burton and Rex Harrison as aging gay lovers
• Gareth Owen focuses on the filming of The New Avengers tv series at Pinewood Studios
Raymond Benson's 10 best films of 1950

Plus the latest film book and DVD reviews

Photo above:
The cover for issue 31 of Cinema Retro. © 2015 Cinema Retro, Inc. All rights reserved.

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