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Issue 30 of Cinema Retro (English film magazine)

By: FSWL team
Cinema Retro magazine 30
FSWL takes a look at the 64-page issue #30 (volume 10) 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 30 include:
• Mark Mawston lands a rare exclusive interview with A Hard Day's Night (1964) director Richard Lester, who recalls the making of the iconic film on its 50th anniversary - with insights from former United Artists production head David V. Picker, who brought the film to the screen.
• Denis Meilke looks at the legacy of the Steve Reeves Hercules films and the spin off Italian sword and sandal flicks in "Blood, Sweat and Togas".
• Nicholas Anez compares the John Wayne/Howard Hawks classics Rio Bravo (1959) and El Dorado (1966) in the concluding part of his essay.
• Matthew Field provides the moving and informative final interview with legendary cinematographer Oswald Morris, who shot such diverse films as Fiddler on the Roof, Oliver!, Death Wish and The Guns of Navarone.
• Lee Pfeiffer on the legacy of the late, great Eli Wallach (1915-2014)
• Brian Davidson pays tribute to the short, tragic career of 1960s glamour girl Francoise Dorleac.
• Tim Greaves celebrates the guilty pleasures of Warlords of Atlantis (1978)
• Gareth Owen's tribute to legendary Gerry Anderson and his work at Pinewood Studios
• Brian Davidson revisits the kinky, British cult thriller Fright (1971) starring Susan George and Honor Blackman
• Howard Hughes concludes The Oakmont Story with a look at their last production, Hell Boats (1970) starring James Franciscus.
• John M. Whalen explores the strange tale of One-Eyed Jacks (1961) starring and directed by Marlon Brando
• Sergio Leone's A Fistful of Dollars (1964) - the 50th anniversary of the Clint Eastwood classic
Raymond Benson's 10 best films of 1989

Plus the latest film book and DVD reviews

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The cover for issue 30 of Cinema Retro. © 2014 Cinema Retro, Inc. All rights reserved.

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