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Movies that haven't been on TV in a while

Discussion in 'Movies & Television' started by FONSguy, Aug 3, 2018.

  1. FONSguy

    FONSguy Super Member

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    Usually, old classics and even lots of B movies show up on cable. Many I watched on old school over the air TV from local stations back in the 1960's. My favorites were Dirty Dozen, Emperor of the North, Flim-Flam Man and of course the sci-fi and horror movies. One that I saw a few times in the late 1960's just hasn't shown up. Crack in the World. Dana Andrews starred in it. What movies have you noticed that just haven't been shown for a long time?????
     

     

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  2. bobsvinyl

    bobsvinyl Painfully Aware Subscriber

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    I was just thinking about this the other day. Movies I haven't seen in a long time on the TV. My first one is:

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    Next:

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    I lean toward Sci-Fi and Westerns.

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  3. Quadman2

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    "Zulu" 1964 which was Levine's first offering, and the movie that made Michael Caine a star.

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  4. Mystic

    Mystic We're all born mad

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    Just a guess: Night Of The Hunter (1955)
     
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    Mystic We're all born mad

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    ^^ "Oh chiilllldrunnn..." ^^
     
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  6. Erik Tracy

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    Was just thinking I haven't seen this on TV for a long time:
    El Cid
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    Beast Master. This one was on TBS every day for decades!

    Logan's Run

    Sinbad (the one with Medusa and Cyclops).
     
  8. noogies

    noogies My Favorite Woofers. Subscriber

    That was on TCM not too long ago.
     
  9. noogies

    noogies My Favorite Woofers. Subscriber

    The Twelve Chairs
    The Life of Brian
    The Party
    The Reincarnation of Peter Proud
    7 Faces of Dr. Lao.
     
  10. Mystic

    Mystic We're all born mad

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    An inspired selection/offering. A tremendously intriguing and disturbing film story. I love it.
     
  11. Todd Dodds

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    Probably just as well it hasn't been on the tube lately. The small screen just can't do it justice.
     
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    I would have said,,,Mr Blandings Builds His Dream House,,, but it was on last night!
     
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  15. BigElCat

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    Zulu was / is available on YouTube in its entirety. Picture quality was excellent, I watched it about a year ago.

    Great movie.

    When I watched it, it was broken down in 12 chapters. It's still available, although the resolution isn't quite as good.

     
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  16. teal'c

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    Pretty sure these have all been on in the last year on Movies! One of the local OTA sub channels here. They show stuff from the 30's on up. I'm positive on Sinbad, I watched a marathon of all three maybe eight months ago. Or some maybe were on H&I. They show a lot of westerns.

    I keep hoping to see Rhinoceros with Gene Wilder, but not yet.
     
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  17. Eric H

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    Who Killed the Mysterious Mr Foster. Made for TV circa 1971 but with a lot of big names, Ernest Borgnine, Sam Jaffe, Bruce Dern, Slim Pickins, Will Geer. Kind of hokey but fun.
    I saw in in 1973 and maybe once after that, never released on home video either though I bought a boot of it made from a crappy VHS copy a while back, so it was shown sometime in the VHS era.
     
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    Way back in the late 80s (early 90s?) 10tv's Fritz the Night Owl hosted a somewhat marathon showing of Lynch's Dune on the late late show. 3-4 hours w/ads. I don't think I've seen it in any medium since.
     
  19. Man in Cave

    Man in Cave The Tube Dreamer Is Awake Subscriber

    I was just thinking about this one today, and how it probably isn't allowed on TV any more.

    Porky's

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  20. FONSguy

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    I have a copy of Flim-Flam Man That I first recorded off TCM in its last weeks of non-commercial movies. Then I transferred it to digital and then edited the chapters on DVD. Harry Morgan and Slim Pickens were great in that movie.
     
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