Category Archives: 1960-1969

The Tattooed Police Horse (1964) Rated TV-PG

A horse trained to be a trotter is outcast among the trotting community but finds a second home on the Boston police force. Starring Keith Andes, Stan Bergstein, William Hilliard, Sandy Sanders. This Disney short pulls on the heartstrings as … Continue reading

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The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (1960) Rated NR

Poor Doctor Gulliver signs onto a ship, but when they enter a storm, he is thrown overboard and washes on shore in a land of tiny people who use him to fight a land of giants. Starring Kerwin Mathews, Jo … Continue reading

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Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (1964) Rated TV-G

A misfit reindeer looks for a place to fit in. Starring Burl Ives, Billie Mae Richards, Paul Soles. Some films really don’t even need reviews; this is one of them.  This holiday classic has stood the test of time, with … Continue reading

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Dark Shadows (ABC) Rated NR

The rich Collins family resides in Collinsport, Maine, where supernatural occurrences occur. Starring Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles. A soap opera that ran for five seasons (1966-1971), this show reveals how far we have come in television programming.  It … Continue reading

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The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) Rated G

  Retelling of the life of Jesus Christ. Starring Max von Sydow, Michael Anderson Jr., Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston, Martin Landau, Angela Lansbury, Pat Boone, Roddy McDowall, John Wayne, Shelley Winters I know this is a classic but I was … Continue reading

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The Mountain Road (1960) Rated NR

A U.S. Major is assigned to blow up military installations in order to stop the advancing Japanese. Based on the novel by Theodore H. White. Starring James Stewart, Lisa Lu, Glenn Corbett. This movie, although not the best of its … Continue reading

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The Green Berets (1968) Rated G

 A Colonel takes two groups  of Green Berets on two missions in South Vietnam. Based on the book by Robin Moore. Starring John Wayne, David Janssen, Jim Hutton, George Takei. The one thing about this movie that I struggled with … Continue reading

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Z (1969) Rated PG

After the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth, while government officials cover their tracks. Based on the novel Z by Vassilis Vassilikos. Starring Yves Montand, Irene Papas, Jean-Louis Trintignant. Based on the true story … Continue reading

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Finian’s Rainbow (1968) Rated G

A mysterious Irishman comes to a small southern town to bury a stolen pot of gold, hoping that it will grow. Unbeknownst to him, the leprechaun he stole it from follows him to get his gold back. Based on the … Continue reading

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Joseph and His Brethren (1961) Rated NR

The biblical story of Joseph. Starring Geoffrey Horne, Belinda Lee, Robert Morley This is a very well done story of  Joseph. They, of course, shortened the story. Combined the , I think more to time than anything else. That surprised … Continue reading

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