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36 Hours

Long before movies routinely created ‘worlds’ with their own twisted fantasy logic, only a few paranoid thrillers, usually odd genre items, tried out twisted stories of deceptive ‘hidden realities.’ Like an extended Twilight Zone entry, this lively James Garner war pic morphs into a bizarre conspiracy worthy of Philip K. Dick. If only it weren’t so “L-a-o” — Literal And Obvious.

36 Hours


Warner Archive Collection

1965 / B&W / 2:35 widescreen / 115 min. / Street Date April 11, 2017 / available through the WBshop / 21.99

Starring: James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Rod Taylor, Werner Peters, John Banner, Russell Thorson, Alan Napier, Oscar Beregi, Ed Gilbert, Sig Ruman, Celia Lovsky, Karl Held, James Doohan.

Cinematography Philip H. Lathrop

Art Direction Edward Carfagno, George W. Davis

Film Editor Adrienne Fazan

Original Music Dimitri Tiomkin

Written by George Seaton, Carl K. Hittleman, Luis H. Vance from a story by Roald Dahl

Produced by William Perlberg

Directed by George Seaton

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An unrepentant SS officer returns to Dachau, the scene of his many crimes, and is forced to confront his past -- and his victims. The Twilight Zone, Episode #74: "Deaths-Head Revisited" (original air date November 10, 1961) The Plot: A stranger (Oscar Beregi) stalks into a hotel lobby and asks for a room. The innkeeper (Karen Verne) stares at him; he looks familiar. Then her countenance changes to fear as she places the face. The stranger says he doesn't know what town he's in. The woman tells him: "Dachau." Rod Serling informs us that the stranger is, in fact, SS Captain Gunther Lutze, a man who took sadistic pleasure in the pain of others. Lutze heads to the abandoned concentration camp to relive old...
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Exploring The Twilight Zone #60: The Rip Van Winkle Caper

With the entire original run of The Twilight Zone available to watch instantly, we’re partnering with Twitch Film to cover all of the show’s 156 episodes. Are you brave enough to watch them all with us? The Twilight Zone (Episode #60): “The Rip Van Winkle Caper” (airdate 4/21/61) The Plot: Thieves in the future use suspended animation to elude capture. Their plan goes about as well as could be expected. The Goods: A large semi truck and a sedan pull up to a remote, mountainous area in the desert, and four men exit. They’ve pulled off a fantastic train heist and gotten away with millions in gold bricks. Farwell (Oscar Beregi), the man behind the plan, knows that the theft was the easy part compared to getting away with it, but his plan to avoid capture is simple. The four of them will lock themselves in a cave with the gold and a truck, and
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