Escape from Zahrain

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Escape from Zahrain is a 1962 American action film directed by Ronald Neame and starring Yul Brynner, Anthony Caruso, James Mason and Jack Warden. The film is based on the novel Appointment in Zahrain by Michael Barrett.
The film is set in the fictional state of Zahrain, located in the Arabian Peninsula. The main characters are part of a group of condemned prisoners who flee across the desert in an attempt to reach the Protectorate of Aden. One is an American oil worker, another an Arab revolutionary and the third a British agent, providing different perspectives on the Middle East of the early 1960s. Editor on the original movie was Eda Warren.

The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery

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The Great St. Louis Bank Robbery (also called The St. Louis Bank Robbery, the film title in the opening credits) is a 1959 heist film. The film stars Steve McQueen as a college dropout hired to be the getaway driver in a bank robbery. The film is based on a 1953 bank robbery attempt of Southwest Bank in St. Louis. The film was shot on location in St. Louis in 1958 with some of the men and women from the St. Louis Police Department, as well as local residents and bank employees, playing the same parts they did in the actual robbery attempt. Editor on the original movie was Warren Adams.
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The Fast and the Furious

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The Fast and the Furious is a 1955 Film Noir film starring John Ireland (who also co-directed) and Dorothy Malone. It was the first film produced by American International Pictures production company. The story was written by Roger Corman and the screenplay by Jean Howell and Jerome Odlum. Editor on the original movie was Edward Sampson.
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Man in the Vault

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Man in the Vault is a 1956 film noir about a locksmith, played by William Campbell, who is forced to help gangsters commit a robbery. The screenplay by Burt Kennedy was based on the novel The Lock and the Key by Frank Gruber. The film was the directorial debut of Andrew V. McLaglen. Supervising editor on the original was Everett Sutherland.

Jungle Book

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Jungle Book is a 1942 independent American Technicolor action-adventure film by the Hungarian Korda brothers, based on a screenplay adaptation by Laurence Stallings of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, about a wild boy who is kidnapped by villagers who are cruel to animals as they attempt to steal the jungle’s lost treasure that possesses people. The film was directed by Zoltán Korda, produced by his brother Alexander and art directed by their younger brother Vincent. Editor on the original was William Hornbeck.
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Missing in Action

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Missing in Action is a 1984 American action B-movie directed by Joseph Zito and starring Chuck Norris. The concept for the film originated from a story treatment, written by James Cameron in 1983, for the film Rambo: First Blood Part II that was floating around Hollywood at the time. This explains the similar plotlines between Rambo and MIA. Representatives from Cannon Group claimed to have been “inspired” by Cameron’s script and subsequently produced and released the first two Missing in Action films two months before the release of Rambo, in order to avoid copyright violation lawsuits.
Editors on the original were Joel Goodman and Daniel Loewenthal.

Wake Me When The War is Over

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Wake Me When the War Is Over is a 1969 American comedy film starring Ken Berry and Eva Gabor, and directed by Gene Nelson. It first aired on ABC. Editor on the original was Leon Carrere.
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Bound is a 1996 American neo-noir crime thriller film written and directed by The Wachowskis. Bound was the first film directed by the Wachowskis, and they took inspiration from Billy Wilder to tell a noir story filled with sex and violence. Financed by Dino De Laurentiis, the film was made on a tight budget with the help of frugal crew members including cinematographer Bill Pope. The directors initially struggled to cast the lesbian characters of Violet and Corky before securing Tilly and Gershon. To choreograph the sex scenes, the directors employed “sex educator” Susie Bright, who also made a cameo appearance in the film.
Bound received positive reviews from film critics who praised the humor and style of the directors as well as the realistic portrayal of a lesbian relationship in a mainstream film. Detractors of the film criticized the excessive violence and superficiality of the plot. The film won several festival awards.
Editor on the original was Zach Staenberg.

Debbie Does Dallas

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Debbie Does Dallas is a 1978 pornographic film starring Bambi Woods. The film was highly successful, selling 50,000 copies when it made it to videotape, making it the most successful video release of a porn film in its time. It is regarded as one of the most important releases during the so-called “Golden Age of Porn”, and remains one of the best-known pornographic films. Editor on the original was Hals Liptus.

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The Killer Shrews

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The Killer Shrews is a 1959 science fiction film directed by Ray Kellogg. It was filmed outside of Dallas, Texas back-to-back with The Giant Gila Monster by producers Ken Curtis and Gordon McLendon. The film was shot outside of Dallas, Texas. The special effects were provided by first-time director Kellogg, who served as the head of Twentieth Century-Fox’s special effects department throughout most of the 1950s.[1] Close-ups of the shrews were filmed using hand puppets, and for the wider shots, coonhounds were costumed as the shrews. Editor on the original was Aaron Stell.