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MANDINGO (1975) Trailer: Exploitation & Advocacy

Like the trailer for The Arena (1974), that for Mandingo (1975), a Paramount Studios release of a Dino DeLaurentiis production of the bestselling 1957 novel by Kyle Onstott, constitutes a provocative and well-chosen thematic and film-historical introduction to Quentin Tarentino‘s … Continue reading

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THE ARENA (1974): Bloody & Barbaric, Corrupt & Sensuous and that’s just the trailer!

I saw Django Unchained the other night at the New Beverly, which presented the feature within a program that began with a rarely seen and frankly disturbing Looney Tunes cartoon about a hound dog and a Southern Plantation Owner, called … Continue reading

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