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1948 movie poster for the film Red River.

Red River (1948)

Bordon Chase’s “The Chislom Trail” was a six part series that first ran in the Post in December 1946 and was brought to the silver screen in 1948 under the name Red River. ... More
1935 movie poster for Call of the Wild

Call of the Wild (1935)

Jack London’s “Call of the Wild” was first serialized in the Post in 1908. Later published as a novel, it’s now an American classic that has been adapted to film no less than seven times since 1908. ... More
Sean Penn stars as real-life gangster Mickey Cohen in Gangster Squad, which hits theaters in January 2012.

Mob Love

The classic toughs of the silver screen are ultimate individualists, who know no boundaries. It’s a formula impossible to resist. ... More
Ursula Andress and Sean Connery in Dr. No.

James Bond Turns 50

Half a century ago, James Bond captured the zeitgeist of his time. Today, audiences are still fascinated with the dashing, unflappable secret agent. ... More

How Heroes are Made

“The embodiment of granted prayer” was how George W. Trendle envisioned the Lone Ranger, created to build an audience for his low-budget, independent radio station in 1933. Trendle used all the stock virtues of heroes, but in such high quantities that there was no space left for personality. The Lone Ranger was a paragon of justice, and extremely popular. ... More
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