Artists in Action #687

Salvador Dali leans to the far left for Philippe Halsman

When Legends Gather #703

Claude Lelouch, Jean-Luc Godard, Francois Truffaut, Louis Malle & Roman Polanski

When Legends Gather #702

Marlene Dietrich and Amelia Earhart

'Round-the-world thanks to our pal, Pal Shazar, for this image.

Glamour Jungle! #31

Mop Tops in Action #72

Paul smuggles a baby in his jacket

The Art of Cinema #528

The Tunnel of Love
(Gene Kelly; 1957)

The Cool Hall of Fame #231

Patti Smith

Before and After #280: Peter Cushing



When Legends Gather #701

Carol Channing, Poly Styrene & Jackie Collins

And Then It Was Ephemera #24

Anthony Perkins at leisure

Before and After #279: Eartha Kitt




In the Studio #97

Jimi Hendrix - with Mitch Mitchell and Billy Cox

They Were Collaborators #765

Arthur Miller and Helen Mirren

In the Studio #96

The Anita Kerr Singers

The Art of Jazz #132

(Philly Joe Jones & Elvin Jones)
(Atlantic Records; 1964)

Artists in Action #686

Groucho Marx looks up

Before and After #278: Lillian Gish



They Were Collaborators #764

Kermit the Frog and Vincent Price are ready to suck some blood...

They Were Collaborators #763

Jane Fonda, Otto Preminger &  Michael Caine (Hurry Sundown, 1967) 

They Were an Item #139
They Were Collaborators #762

John Ono Lennon & Yoko Ono Lennon

Son of a Preacherman #9
Vietnam - Dramatis Personae #18
The Heretofore Unmentioned #146

George McGovern

Radio Free Gunslinger #21: The Deputy

Your host for this edition of Radio Free Gunslinger, entitled 'The Deputy,' is Eric Bentley.

Illustration: David Cairns, proprietor and author of Shadowplay

The Content

First Sequence:
Lea Nixon - Off to Find a New Land
Donovan - The Entertaining of a Shy Girl
Anthony Phillips - God, if I Saw Her Now
Chad & Jeremy - Sister Marie
Candelight - That's What I Want

Second Sequence:
Milton Brown & The Musical Brownies - Beautiful Texas
Hank Penny & His Radio Cowboys - Cowboy's Swing
The Light Crust Doughboys - Sittin' on Top of the World
Cliff Bruner & His Texas Wanderers - One Sweet Letter from You
Pee Wee King & His Golden West Cowboys - Tennessee Waltz

Third Sequence:
Noël Coward - Matelot (live)
Ray Conniff, His Orchestra & Chorus - I'll See You Again
Pet Shop Boys - Sail Away
Paul McCartney - A Room With a View
Elaine Stritch - Why Do the Wrong People Travel?

Fourth Sequence:
The Bandicoots - Queensland Drover
Moira Lawry - The Wind in the Willows
Barry Hickey & Marian Brown - School Days End
George Cockram - Aye Fond Kiss
The Moreton Bay Bushwackers - Brisbane Ladies

Nat King Cole - Mr. Cole Won't Rock & Roll (live)

Before and After #277: John Wayne



Things that Scared Me as a Child #5

The cover of the first Black Sabbath album (1970)

When Legends Gather #700

Rick Rubin, Roy Orbison & Glenn Danzig

In the Studio #95

Recording "Beano" (John Mayall - Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton)

When Legends Gather #699

Coffin Joe (José Mojica Marins) & Christopher Lee

Before and After #276: Sylvia Plath



Happy Birthday Sylvia Plath

I do not want much of a present, anyway, this year.
After all I am alive only by accident.
-- Sylvia Plath, from “A Birthday Present”

Frames Within the Frame #54
It Was the Beat Generation #5

William Burroughs & Antony Balach, Towers Open Fire 1963

And Then It Was Ephemera #23

A third-party candidate emerges

It Was the Beat Generation #4: WSB

NAKED LUNCH by William S. Burroughs, 1959 1st printing

And Then It Was Ephemera #22

After Fritz the Cat...
"Coonskin encountered extreme controversy before its original theatrical release when the Congress of Racial Equality strongly criticized the content as being racist, although none of the group's members had seen the film."

The Frame Within the Frame #53

Zabriskie Point
(Michelangelo Antonioni; 1970)

When Legends Gather #698

Cole Porter and Marilyn Monroe

They Were Collaborators #761

Jean-Luc Godard and Raoul Coutard

Before and After #275: William Holden



Artists in Action #685

Otto Preminger puts out a want ad.

Fun in the Sun #6

Buster Keaton

The Art of Cinema #527

Dementia 13 (UK title: The Haunted and the Hunted), 1963
Written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola (his first mainstream, "legitimate" film), produced by Roger Corman.  A memorable duo!

Seminal Image #1047

Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse
(The Testament of Dr. Mabuse)
(Fritz Lang; 1933)

Mop Tops in Action #71

Paul bites his thumb-nail

When Legends Gather #697

Jerry Lewis and Maurice Chevalier