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June 07, 2017

Dino - a Centennial Top Ten

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A subjective list, presented with no apologies, in order of release. If you haven't read it, check out Nick Tosches' incredible biography, Dino: Living High in the Dirty Business of Dreams. bit be prepared to want to clean yourself afterwards. Even though Martin's career as an actor is usually associated with Frank Sinatra and "the Clan", Martin was known to love watching westerns. Westerns not only comprised a significant number of films because of their commercial viability at the time, but may have been closer to Martin's heart.

1. Artists and Models (Frank Tashlin - 1955)
2. The Young Lions (Edward Dmytryk - 1958)
3. Some Came Running (Vincente Minnelli - 1958)
4. Rio Bravo Howard Hawks - 1959)
5. Who was that Lady? (George Sidney - 1960)
6. Toys in the Attic (George Roy Hill - 1963)
7. Kiss Me, Stupid (Billy Wilder - 1964)
8. Sons of Katie Elder (Henry Hathaway - 1965)
9. The Silencers (Phil Karlson - 1966
10. Bandolero! (Andrew McLaglen - 1968)

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Posted by Peter Nellhaus at June 7, 2017 09:23 AM