Thursday, February 19, 2009

"Sandy... Sandy-Boy..."

(Amended 19 February 09.)

Wow... Just watched an unblemished, near-pristine print of Samuel Fuller's Dead Pigeon on Beethoven Street, filmed in 1973 as a special episode of the long-running German krimi series Tatort...

Music by The Can! With Glenn Corbett's moustache! Anton Diffring with a secret office full of rapiers and broadaxes! Microfilm! Lurid blackmail sequences! Great handheld sixteen-millimeter Köln Karneval footage! And glycerin tears streaming down the face of Christa Lang!

An extraordinary film...

TS

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