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Key Genre Films 1940s


The forties got off to a cracking start with Paramount’s Technicolor production of Doctor Cyclops (1940) starring Albert Dekker as a crazed scientist who discovers the secret of miniaturisation deep in the South American jungles. The film contains superb special effects sequences which required the construction of gigantic sets and props of everyday articles, including books, chairs, pot-plants and scientific ...

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MGM – Chapter 11 Bankruptcy – another industry disappointment


Looks like MGM, a major movie player in the industry has filed for bankruptcy. With video stores closing down, Blockbuster becoming extinct, companies going under and the demise of Hollywood Video, it’s beginning to get scary as to where all future content will lie. Variety has the full article here: http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118026817 As it filed for bankruptcy protection, MGM said Wednesday ...

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