THE DEVIL COMMANDS ( 1941 )

It’s so hard for me sometimes to explain exactly why I love these ‘old’ movies as I do. I have such a visceral and emotional response to these shimmering ( or murky ) B&W films whether they be “A” pictures or “B” that it’s hard to explain intellectually. Maybe words aren’t needed among us.

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DUANE JONES: JUST A MAN

BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES…BLACK MAN IN CHARGE!

NITE OF THE LIVING DEAD ( MOVIE POSTER )

Why did director George A. Romero do this. Was it some type of allegorical political statement? Was it something more akin to, sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. I’ll have to do more research on that score. All I know for now, for this piece is, Romero picked the best actor for the role of hero in NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD.”

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CAT PEOPLE ( 1942 & 1982 )

I went to NYC’s Museum of Modern Art ( MoMA ) to wait for the day’s movie, when I saw the giant poster of the subject of my blog today. I asked the kind Security Guard lady to do me a favor and take my picture. I’m being Lewton’d here with posters from Martin Scorsese’s collection. And all for a good cause: a blogathon.

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