|The Americano 1955 N/R, 85 min.|
Director: William Castle
Cast: Glenn Ford, Frank Lovejoy, Cesar Romero, Ursula Thiess, Abbe Lane, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr., Salvador Baguez, Tom Powers, Dan White, Frank Marlowe, George Navarro, Nira Monsour, Bobby Diamond, Joe Dominquez, Peter Ford
Set in Brazil, this is the story of Sam Dent (Glenn Ford) who leaves Texas to deliver Brahma bulls to a South American ranch. Along the way, he must contend with land-grabber Bento Hermany (Frank Lovejoy) and bandit Manuel Silvera (Cesar Romero) and finds himself in the middle of a battle between Brazilian farmers and ranchers. He also finds romance but is caught between Teresa (Abbe Lane) and Marianna (Ursula Thiess) when it comes to making a decision about who he really loves.
|Twilight Zone: The Movie 1983 PG, 102 min.|
Director: Steven Spielberg, John Landis, George Miller, Joe Dante
Cast: Vic Morrow, Kathleen Quinlan, Kevin McCarthy, John Lithgow, John Larroquette, Scatman Crothers, Selma Diamond, Abbe Lane, Burgess Meredith, Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks, Bill Quinn, Murray Matheson
This is Vic Morrow's last film as he and two Asian children were killed in a tragic helicopter accident while filming this movie. It is actually a remake of the TV show, and the last segment with George Miller directing is the best story with John Lithgow portraying a terrified passenger on an airplane. Each of the four Directors headed one segment.
|1. The Americano (1955)|
2. Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
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