Melvin Byrd, who dreams of being a scientist, is a Cape Kennedy “miniscule molecular particle surveillance monitor” – in short, a janitor. Read More »
Tag Archives: Tab Hunter
Damn Yankees! (1958) George Abbott, Stanley Donen, Tab Hunter, Gwen Verdon, Ray Walston, Comedy, Musical, Sport, Romance
Film adaptation of the George Abbott Broadway musical about a Washington Senators fan who makes a pact with the Devil to help his baseball team win the league pennant. Read More »
El dedo del destino / The Fickle Finger of Fate (1967) Richard Rush, Tab Hunter, Luis Prendes, Gustavo Rojo, Comedy
A U.S. engineer (Tab Hunter) in Spain hunts thieves of two candlesticks, one of which is found in his suitcase. Read More »
With posters featuring a stylized-drawing of Eva Six in a bikini, a tagline reading…”Temptation in Paradise…neither hell nor high heels could stop them” Read More »
Surviving a plane crash in the Sahara, four oilmen find and manage to repair a German Afrika Corps tank which had been buried in the sand since WWII. Read More »
Lafayette Escadrille (1958) William A. Wellman, Tab Hunter, Clint Eastwood, Etchika Choureau, Drama, Romance, War
The brave Americans who flew for France before the U.S. entered World War I are saluted in Lafayette Escadrille, a rousing and flavorful adventure filled with flyboy camaraderie. Read More »
Tab Hunter Confidential (2015) Jeffrey Schwarz, Tab Hunter, Clint Eastwood, Paul Newman, Documentary, Biography
In the 1950s, Tab Hunter is number one at the box office and number one on the music charts. He is Hollywood’s most sought-after star and America’s boy next door. Natalie Wood, Debbie Reynolds and Sophia Loren are just a few of the actresses he is romantically linked to.
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The Girl He Left Behind (1956) David Butler, Tab Hunter, Natalie Wood, Jessie Royce Landis, Comedy, Drama
College students Andy Shaeffer and Susan Daniels are pinned. While Susan works hard to put herself through college, Andy sponges off his parents, his mother, Madeline Shaeffer, who in particular will give him whatever he wants. In other words, Andy is a mama’s boy, which he doesn’t really realize. Andy and Susan have used the word love to describe their relationship, but Susan isn’t sure if that’s what they are really feeling for each other or if it is solely a loveless passion. And if it is love, she isn’t sure their relationship can survive without Andy taking some ownership of his life. The near end of their relationship, initiated by Susan, leads to Andy starting to flunk out of college, which in turn makes Andy a prime candidate to be drafted. During basic training at Camp Ord, California, Andy makes it clear to his superiors and his fellow privates that he doesn’t want to be there and will do only what is requested of him without any extra effort. His superiors and fellow …
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Widower Lee Hackett (Van Heflin), a cattle rancher who is a product of the old west, tries to bring up his two sons, Ed (Tab Hunter)and Davy (James Darren), in his image, but Ed is wild and unruly. The two brothers are both attracted to Clee Chourard (‘Kathryn Grant(I)’) but she prefers Davy. Ed’s efforts to outshine his father and brother and everyone else leads him into a career of a gunfighter, and a confrontation with his father.
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Gunfighter Billy Ringo decides to hang up his guns, buy a ranch and marry Arlene Reach. His brother Matt, father of Chip, the nephew Ringo is trying to keep on the straight and narrow, with three other outlaws, Dixon, Hollaway and Hoke, frame Ringo into pulling a bank robbery with them. Pretending to side with them, after accidentally killing Matt, Ringo informs Marshal Wyatt Earp of their plan to rob a Wells Fargo express wagon. A gunfight ensues at the robbery and the three outlaws are killed and Ike Clinton, the ringleader, is turned over to Marshal Earp by Ringo.
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