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The Birds

PG-13  |  119 min  |  Horror, Romance  |  29 March 1963 (USA)

A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people there in increasing numbers and with increasing viciousness. 21 palabras más


I Will Follow Him

On April 27, 1963, Margaret Annemarie Battavio’s very first single, “I Will Follow Him,” reached #1 on the U.S. pop charts. With her 15th birthday only six weeks behind her, and three more years of high school ahead of her, the singer better known as Little Peggy March became the youngest female performer ever to top the Billboard Hot 100, but she’d never crack the top 10 again. 386 palabras más

Review: 8½ (1963)

Director(s): Federico Fellini
Screenwriter(s): Ennio Flaiano, Tullio Pinelli, Federico Fellini, Brunello Rondi
Cast: Marcello Mastroianni, Anouk Aimée, Sandra Milo, Claudia Cardinale
Length: 138 minutes
Country: 665 palabras más


Rare Ronettes Clip

With the words of Dick Clark, here’s some stellar ‘Native American music’ for you.

I was recently alerted to this rare 1963 American Bandstand lip-sync performance by our favourite trio. 40 palabras más

Phil Spector

For Whom The Bell Trolls

One of the stories that has passed into family legend over the years concerns my Dad and an angry Troll.

And it goes like this. 499 palabras más


Vintage Marx World War II American Plastic Army Men

You all know them, you all had them, and most of you blew them up with firecrackers. Yes, I’m talking about plastic army men. These tiny soldiers of our childhood may have sometimes been blown up by young adolescent pyromania, but they were also at one time the core of gigantic backyard battlefields. 461 palabras más

The Nighthawk Awards: 1963

You can read more about this year in film here.  The Best Picture race is discussed here, with reviews of all the nominees.  First there are the categories, followed by all the films with their nominations, then the Globes, where I split the major awards by Drama and Comedy, followed by a few lists at the very end.   9.026 palabras más