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Dynamite (1929) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and produced by Cecil B. DeMille.

Academy Awards 1928/29 --- Ceremony Number 2 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionMitchell LeisenNominated
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Dynamite dress, but...

By carole_and_co on Jun 10, 2020 From Carole & Co.

These are arguably the two most alluring, form-fitting gowns Carole Lombard ever wore on screen. (Her glittery gown from "My Man Godfrey" is in a slightly different category and isn't shown here.) The one on the bottom, designed by Irene, is from her cinematic valedictory, "To Be Or Not To Be"; her ... Read full article


Dynamite (1949)

By John Grant on Nov 29, 2013 From Noirish

US / 69 minutes / bw / Pine?Thomas, Paramount, Metropolis Dir: William H. Pine Pr: William H. Pine, William C. Thomas Scr: Milton Raison Cine: Ellis W. Carter Cast: William Gargan, Virginia Welles, Richard Crane, Irving Bacon, Mary Newton, Frank Ferguson, Douglass Dumbrille, Almira Sessions, Dan Whi... Read full article


Young Dynamite (1937)

By John Grant on Oct 8, 2013 From Noirish

US / 58 minutes / bw / Conn Dir: Leslie Goodwins Pr: Maurice Conn Scr: Joseph O’Donnell, Stanley Roberts, Arthur Duriam Story: “The New Freedom? (1927, Cosmopolitan; vt “For His Money”) by Peter B. Kyne Cine: John Kline Cast: Frankie Darro, Kane Richmond, Charlotte Henry, Wil... Read full article


Cyd Charisse: Beautiful Dynamite

By Art on Jan 28, 2011 From Classic Cinema Gold

Cyd Charisse was, in my opinion,? the most beautiful and?elegant? dancer to ever grace the silver screen. She is also one of six women to have danced with both Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly in a movie. Fred Astaire in his 1959 memior, “Steps In Time”, referred to Cyd Charisse as “bea... Read full article


A Fistful of Dynamite (1971)

By Raquel Stecher on Nov 30, -0001 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-X2Y5J9FgGlI/W94xcwalxLI/AAAAAAAATUE/o9t-uVCZHgMxZHuitnKutYGs4OFRSdnOQCK4BGAYYCw/s1600/FistfulofDynamiteBluray.jpg Shon, Shon... Shon, Shon Juan Miranda (Rod Steiger) didn't set out to become the hero of the Mexican Revolution. He just wanted to rob a bank. After a succ... Read full article


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'Lombard, Carole' was replaced during filming, but can still be seen in the released print.
De Mille asked leftist playwright John Howard Lawson to write the screenplay, but Lawson did not receive screen credit. Angered Lawson returned to New York and became part of the Group Theater. Lawson said, "We were determined we would not to return to Hollywood."
Cecil B. DeMille's first all-sound film (The Godless Girl was essentially a silent film with sound sequences added), and his first of three films for MGM.
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