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JUNE 2009
CINEMA RETRO MOVIE "CLASSICS" SPECIAL EDITION: WHERE EAGLE DARE

By: Anders Frejdh
Published:
2009-04-19
Cinema Retro introduces special magazines that celebrate specific classic and cult films.

Message from Dave Worrall and Lee Pfeiffer, editors of Cinema Retro::
"We routinely get bombarded with letters and E-mails from readers around the world who suggest extensive coverage of their favorite films. The problem is, of course, is that even our Film in Focus sections runs only 8 pages – which is certainly enough to do justice to the average movie, but is woefully inadequate to cover all aspects of those films that deserve even more extensive analysis. Thus, we’ll be periodically introducing special stand-alone tribute issues that will be limited edition collector’s items. These editions will be titled Cinema Retro Movie Classics. As with the regular issues of Cinema Retro, we anticipate these will increase in value significantly. We’ve decided to market these separately and not make them part of our subscription plan. This is to ensure that readers who do not have enthusiasm for the specific film in question won’t have to pay for an entire issue dedicated to that movie. However, we feel that the movies we cover in the special editions will probably have broad appeal to the majority of our readership.

We’ve decided that our inaugural special edition will be dedicated to a film that is among the most requested by readers in terms of wanting extensive coverage. If you’re a fan of films of the 1960s, you don’t need to be told that MGM’s WHERE EAGLES DARE is one of the most enjoyable movies of that glorious era. Starring Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood, this was a big budget, slam-bang action adventure – the very first time that novelist Alistair MacLean had written a thriller directly for the screen. Part spy film, part war movie, Where Eagles Dare was just one of a number of outstanding movies that made the year 1969 one of the best in the history of the industry.

Over twenty writers and film historians have collaborated to bring you, what we believe, is the most definitive story behind the making of this blockbuster movie. Apart from the wealth of rare behind the scenes photographs – many taken by cast and crew during filming on location and at the studio – we have gathered stories and quotes from people like director Brian G. Hutton, producer Elliott Kastner, stuntmen Joe Powell, Alf Joint and Bill Sawyer, second unit director Yakima Canutt and his assistant director Anthony Waye (now a producer on the James Bond films), art director Peter Mullins – and many more. Illustrated with film poster artwork from around the world, call sheets, flyers, merchandise, tickets and story board and script pages, this is one tribute to a film you will not want to miss!

There will only be 5 000 limited edition copies printed. The issue will run 80 pages - a full 16 pages more than the standard edition of Cinema Retro - but the cost is still the same. The publication date will be June 2009. You can email us now to reserve your copy. We do not want payment at this stage, but those of you who contact us will be guaranteed a copy when it is published. However, you are not obliged, at any time, to purchase the magazine."

Prices include shipping
North America: $14
UK: £7.50
Europe: £9
World (USA/Australia/New Zealand/Japan): £10.50

Other issues of Cinema Retro (& Movie Classics specials) on From Sweden with Love:
>Cinema Retro Vol.1 # 1 (Published January 2005)
>Cinema Retro Vol.1 # 2 (May 2005)
>Cinema Retro Vol.1 # 3 (September 2005)
>Cinema Retro Vol.2 # 4 (January 2006)
>Cinema Retro Vol.2 # 5 (May 2006)
>Cinema Retro Vol.2 # 6 (September 2006)
>Cinema Retro Vol.3 # 7 (January 2007)
>Cinema Retro Vol.3 # 8 (May 2007)
>Cinema Retro Vol.3 # 9 (September 2007)
>Cinema Retro Vol.4 # 10 (January 2008)
>Cinema Retro Vol.4 # 11 (May 2008)
>Cinema Retro Vol.4 # 12 (September 2008)
>Cinema Retro Vol.5 # 13 (January 2009)
>Cinema Retro Vol.5 # 14 (May 2009)
>Cinema Retro Vol.5 # 15 (September 2010)
>Cinema Retro Vol.6 # 16 (January 2010)
>Cinema Retro Vol.6 # 17 (May 2010)
>Cinema Retro Movie "Classics" Special Edition: Sergio Leone/Clint Eastwood (July 2010)
>Cinema Retro Vol.6 # 18 (September 2010)
>Cinema Retro Vol.7 # 19 (January 2011)
>Cinema Retro Movie "Classics" Special Edition: Kelly's Heroes (July 2011)
>Cinema Retro Vol.7 # 20 (May 2011)
>Cinema Retro Vol.7 # 21 (September 2011)
>Cinema Retro Vol.8 # 22 (January 2012)
>Cinema Retro Vol.8 # 23 (May 2012)
>Cinema Retro Movie "Classics" Where Eagle Dare Deluxe Tribute issue (July 2012)

Purchase the special Cinema Retro edition of Where Eagles Dare from the official website:
cinemaretro.com/index.php?/archives/2882-INTRODUCING-CINEMA-RETRO-MOVIE-CLASSICS-SPECIAL-EDITIONS-WHERE-EAGLES-DARE-TRIBUTE-ISSUE.html

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