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Classic Saturday – March 24, 2012

Posted on March 24th, 2012

Classics are back!

One Saturday each month we’ll be adding a slew of Classic Movie Trailers to the site for your nostalgic enjoyment. From historical black & whites, to outrageous eighties, it’s a grab-bag of ‘gone but not forgotten’ previews.

Have a classic trailer request? Let us know in the comments!

Here are the latest additions:

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.

Release Date: December 23, 1954
Director: Richard Fleischer
Cast: Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre, Robert J. Wilke, Ted de Corsia, Carleton Young, J.M. Kerrigan, Percy Helton, Ted Cooper
Genre: Adventure | Family | Fantasy
When a boy wishes to be big at a magic wish machine, he wakes up the next morning and finds himself in an adult body literally overnight.

Release Date: June 3, 1988
Director: Penny Marshall
Cast: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard, Jared Rushton, David Moscow, Jon Lovitz, Mercedes Ruehl, Josh Clark, Kimberlee M. Davis
Genre: Comedy | Drama | Family
Cool Hand Luke
Luke Jackson is a cool, gutsy prisoner in a Southern chain gang, who, while refusing to buckle under to authority, keeps escaping and being recaptured. The prisoners admire Luke because, as Dragline explains it, “You’re an original, that’s what you are!” Nevertheless, the camp staff actively works to crush Luke until he finally breaks.

Release Date: November 1, 1967
Director: Stuart Rosenberg
Cast: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, J.D. Cannon, Lou Antonio, Robert Drivas, Strother Martin, Jo Van Fleet, Clifton James, Morgan Woodward, Luke Askew
Genre: Crime | Drama
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle
After her humiliated husband kills himself, an embittered pregnant widow loses her child, and embarks on a mission of vengeance against a woman and her family.

Release Date: January 10, 1992
Director: Curtis Hanson
Cast: Annabella Sciorra, Rebecca De Mornay, Matt McCoy, Julianne Moore, Ernie Hudson, Madeline Zima, John de Lancie, Kevin Skousen, Mitchell Laurance, Justin Zaremby
Genre: Drama | Horror | Thriller
Planet of the Apes
An astronaut crew crash lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved.

Release Date: April 3, 1968
Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Cast: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans, James Whitmore, James Daly, Linda Harrison, Robert Gunner, Lou Wagner, Woodrow Parfrey
Genre: Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller
The Postman Always Rings Twice
A married woman and a drifter fall in love, then plot to murder her husband… but even once the deed is done, they must live with the consequences of their actions.

Release Date: May 2, 1946
Director: Tay Garnett
Cast: Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway, Hume Cronyn, Leon Ames, Audrey Totter, Alan Reed, Jeff York
Genre: Crime | Drama | Film-Noir

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