Issues 20-29

MTN20cover150Movietone News No. 20, January 1973

No Time for Playtime
Being about as sordid an account as one could ask for of the royal screwing of one comedic genius and various well-meaning exhibitors
By James N. Selvidge

Jour de Fete
Memories of a lost classic
By James N. Selvidge

On the Rise
Griffith, Capra, Cukor, and various Frenchmen coming our way
By R C Dale

Play It Again, Sam the Lion
Film, 1972: how it looked from Seattle – one man’s view
By Richard T. Jameson

Ten (more or less) Best (more or less) Lists from various SFS members and friends

Moments out of Time (published on Parallax View here)
Treasured scenes, memorable lines, fondest inklings from new films of the past year, good or bad
By Richard T. Jameson and Kathleen Murphy

You Only Live Once
Keeping tabs on the Edgemont, Movie House, Exit, CineMond, Granada

MTN21cover150Movietone News No. 21, February 1973

All This, and Heaven Too
On the international brotherhood of film freaks with especial reference to profession freakdom in Paris
By David Willingham

Performance
Movements in mysterious ways, and wonders performed
By R C Dale

Meet Frank Capra
A fortnight of activities
By Richard T. Jameson
Biographical notes
By Bill McDaniel

You Only Live Once

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Letters

MTN 1-20: An Index
Everything to wanted to know about MTN and now you needn’t bother to ask, compiled
By Joanne Euster

Quickies
Travels With My Aunt, Play it as it Lays, Young Winston, Pete ‘n’ Tillie, The Poseidon Adventure, Glen and Randa, Innocent Bystanders, They Only Kill Their Masters
(reviews by Alix Christofides, Richard T. Jameson, Kathleen Murphy)

MTN22cover150Movietone News No. 22, April 1973

Au hasard, Bresson
An intensive stylistic analysis of the latest film by a European master, with references to others of his films
By David Willingham

A Capra Scrapbook

Letters

The Haunted Screen
A true story of demonic possession, with the forces of light and right triumphant; plus advice on keeping the peace
By R C Dale

You Only Live Once
French films in series at the UW, Warners in excelsis, The Sorrow and the Pity in Redmond

Quickies
Sounder, The Train Robbers, Cries and Whispers, Meatball, The Heartbreak Kid, Steelyard Blues, The Ruling Class, Jeremiah Johnson, The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean, Save the Tiger
(reviews by Richard T. Jameson, Kathleen Murphy, L.R. Pierre, William E. Smith)

MTN23cover150Movietone News No. 23, May-June 1973

The Long Goodbye
Looking backward, and the view’s just fine
By R C Dale

” … Tough ole hide … ” (published on Parallax View here)
Goin’ down the road with Sam Peckinpah
By David Willingham

In Black & White
Writing about writing about American movies
By Peter Hogue

Letters and Exchanges

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You Only Live Once

Quickies
Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, Sleuth, Roma, The Day of the Jackal, The Thief Who Came to Dinner, Scorpio, Two People, Cahill – United States Marshal, Cesar and Rosalie
(reviews by Claudia Gorbman, Richard T. Jameson)

MTN24cover150Movietone News No. 24, July-August 1973

Hard Times are A-comin’
Beating around the mulberry bush again: the Burger Court achieves its masterpiece
By James N. Selvidge

Meanwhile, Deeper into (Sex) Movies
Art in the ascendant: the implications of Deep Throat, The Devil in Miss Jones, et. Al. for porn and the cinema
By James N. Selvidge

Zsigmond at CineMond
A great cameraman takes Cinderella liberty and spends an evening with the SFS

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In Black & White
Graham Greene on Film and Eisner’s Murnau

Letter and Exchanges

You Only Live Once

Quickies
The Friends of Eddie Coyle, Scarecrow, Slither, Paper Moon, O Lucky Man!, Il Decamerone, The Hireling, La Bete Humaine, This is Cinerama, Wedding in White, Dillinger, A Touch of Class, The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing, Oklahoma Crude, High Plains Drifter, Live and Let Die
(reviews by Scott Mugford, Peter Hogue, Richard T. Jameson, Lindsay Michimoto, Kathleen Murphy, L.R. Pierre, Kenneth C. Robinson)

MTN25cover150Movietone News No. 25, September 1973

Five Sleazy Pieces
Would you like to have Herbert Ross’s job? Ted Post’s” Bruce Geller’s? You’ve got it, baby!
By Kathleen Murphy

Of Staircases and Potato Trucks: Fear and Fatness and Alfred Hitchcock
A vertiginous descent into the director’s world
By Robert C. Cumbow

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In Black & White
More books on American cinema reviewed
By Peter Hogue
The Only Good Indian reviewed
By Richard T. Jameson

Production Unit
Notes on the areas first filmmaking school
By David Willingham

Letters and Exchanges

You Only Live Once
Japanese cinema at the UW, Mon Oncle Antoine in Edmonds, Sacco and Vanzetti in Redmond, Bergman on da toob

Quickies
The Long Goodbye, The Spider’s Stratagem and The Last Tango in Paris, Godspell, Paper Moon, Soylent Green, Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, Private Parts, White Lightning
(reviews by Robert C. Cumbow, Ken Eisler, David Harrell, Peter Hogue, Richard T. Jameson, Scott Mugford, Judith Rieben)

MTN26cover150Movietone News No. 26, October 1973

Money and Pain
A short history of the idea of the movie producer, plus an interview with Alan J. Pakula—the first in a series of articles about the patterns of power in the making of a movie
By R C Dale

Production Unit
Notes on Seattle filmmaker Låszlo Pål
By David Willingham

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You Only Live Once
Ozu’s Tokyo Story at the CineMond, Ford and Hawks at the Edgemont, classic comedy at the Exit, and Le Cinema des Femmes at the SAM

John Ford (1895-1973)
A special center section

Quickies
Man Oncle Antoine, The Last American Hero, The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds, Enter the Dragon, Blume in Love, The Boy Who Cried Werewolf, Savages, The Last of Sheila, Sacco and Vanzetti, The Maltese Falcon, Kid Blue, Raw Meat, Lady Ice, Paper Moon, Child’s Play
(reviews by Robert C. Cumbow, David Harrell, Jon Hennes, Peter Hogue, Richard T. Jameson, Kathleen Murphy)

MTN27cover150Movietone News No. 27, November 1973

Meep-Meep
The cinema of Chuck Jones: a continuous Technicolor ribbon of meep meeps, woowoos, explosions, and whats up Docs
By Richard Thompson

Bellevue, Coming and Going
A short history of the film festival across the water
By Kenneth C. Robinson

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In Black & White
Peter Bogdanovich‘s Pieces of Time, reviewed
By Gregory Dean Way
The Great Movies, reviewed
By Richard T. Jameson

Liv Ullmann in Seattle

Production Unit
Cartoons in a taxidermy shop: Coffin and Company, Inc.
By David Willingbam

Letters

You Only Live Once
Featuring a new department: telly!
By Scott Mugford

Quickies
The Stone Killer, American Graffiti, Happy Mother’s Day-Love, George, Payday, Electra Glide in Blue, The Mackintosh Man, Charley Varrick, Pink Flamingos, Walking Tall, Bang the Drum Slowly, I Could Never Have Sex with Any Man Who Has So Little Regard for My Husband, The Public Eye, Scalawag, Mystery of the Wax Museum
(reviews by Robert C. Cumbow, R C Dale, Richard T. Jameson, Kathleen Murphy, L.R. Pierre, Jon Purdy)

MTN28cover150Movietone News No. 28, December 1973

Two Weeks in Another Town
Down in the labyrinth ways with a film freak in search of cinema exotica in Mexico City
By Ken Eisler

The Red Baron Meets the Aztec Mummy
Meanwhile, in the outlying areas
By Joanne Euster

Days and Nights in the Frisco Light Trap: 1973
Our Man at the San Francisco Film Festival—and elsewhere
By Peter Hogue

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In Black & White
Edward G. Robinson’s autobiography, reviewed
By Richard T. Jameson
Val Lewton, reviewed
By Kathleen Murphy

Written on the Wind
Part two of Footlight Parade, a series on the collaborative elements of cinema; this issue: the screenwriter
By R C Dale

Letters

You Only Live Once

Quickies
The Outside Man, The New Land. The Mattei Affair, The Paper Chase, Westworld, The Way We Were, Cops and Robbers, A Doll’s House, Executive Action, Santee
(reviews by Robert C. Cumbow, Joanne Euster, Stephen George, David Harrell, Richard T. Jameson, Kathleen Murphy, Jon Purdy)

MTN29cover150Movietone News No. 29, January-February 1974

Blues for Mr. Chandler
In the dark night of the film noir soul, a disenchanted look at The Long Goodbye
By Kathleen Murphy

Limelight
Seattle film year 1973 cut and dried, with a certain amount of judicious sidestepping
By Richard T. Jameson

Moments out of Time (published on Parallax View here)
Scenes, lines, stances, echoes: a montage of 1973
By Richard T. Jameson and Kathleen Murphy

Erasable Bond
You only live twice—or is Roger Moore thrice?
By Robert C. Cumbow

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Yes, We Have No Bananas
Do you dream in Technicolor? Impressions of Busby Berkeley’s The Gang’s All Here
By R C Dale

Production Unit
Hollywood on the Sound: down and dirty at the Office of Economic Development
By David Willingham

You Only Live Once

Quickies
The Homecoming, American Graffiti, Aguirre—The Wrath of God, Sleeper, Papillon, Robin Hood, Magnum Force, Macunaima, Jonathan Livingston Seagull, The Way We Were, Ash Wednesday, Dead Pigeon on Beethovenstrasse
(reviews by R C Dale, Ken Eisler, Stephen George, David Harrell, Richard T. Jameson, Jon Purdy, Ken Robinson)