Seconds (1966) was a Science Fiction - Thriller/Suspense Film directed by John Frankenheimer and produced by John Frankenheimer and Edward Lewis.
Academy Awards 1966 --- Ceremony Number 39 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Cinematography||James Wong Howe||Nominated|
Seconds (1966)By Beatrice on Mar 26, 2019 From Flickers in Time
Seconds Directed by John Frankenheimer Written by Lewis John Carlino from a novel by David Ely 1966/USA Joel Productions/John Frankenheimer Productions Inc./Gibraltar Productions First viewing/Amazon Instant One of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Killer premise and cinematography are marred ... Read full article
Pre-Code Crazy: Two Seconds (1932)By shadowsandsatin on Dec 7, 2017 From Shadows and Satin
Before I decided to choose?Two Seconds (1932) for this month?s Pre-Code Crazy pick, I?d only seen the first five minutes of it ? I’d never made it any further. Boy, was I a dope. This is a really good one, y?all. Trust me. What?s it about? To be honest, it was really hard for me to do the writ... Read full article
King of the Rocket Men (1949, Fred C. Brannon), Chapter 9: Ten Seconds to LiveBy Andrew Wickliffe on Oct 15, 2017 From The Stop Button
Ten Seconds to Live is a new low as far as Rocket Men quality goes. It’s bad to the point the badness becomes more engaging than the story, partially because there’s no story, mostly because the good guys are just so dumb. The cliffhanger resolution is bad. The subsequent setup for the c... Read full article
Saturday Breakfast Serial 022 – Dick Tracy vs Crime Inc. (1941) Chapter 11: Seconds To LiveBy Michael on Apr 4, 2015 From Durnmoose Movie Musings
Okay, gang, it’s Saturday again, and time for another installment of Saturday Breakfast Serial and our ongoing chapter play, Dick Tracy vs Crime Inc. And, for those of you who may be just joining us, here are the previous posts for this serial: 1, 2, 3, 4,? 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. Last week we bega... Read full article
Seconds (1966)By Marlee Walters on Aug 6, 2014 From Spoilers
Seconds is the one film in this series I had not seen before, but I was eager too. It sounded more sci-fi to me than thriller. Plus, I had loved The Manchurian Candidate and its psychological twists and turns, so I had high hopes for Seconds. Apparently John Frankenheimer made a ?paranoia trilogy,? ... Read full article
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Originally Kirk Douglas was supposed to play the lead role, but director John Frankenheimer didn't think that Kirk's well-known features could be adequately hidden. The director envisioned Laurence Olivier in the role before finally choosing Rock Hudson.
This was John Randolph's first film for fifteen years (since an uncredited one-day bit part in "Fourteen Hours"). He had been blacklisted for his radical sympathies in the early '50s, and his wife Sara Cunningham later said that he had been on the blacklist longer than any other actor. Two other actors in prominent roles, Jeff Corey and Nedrick Young, were also long blacklisted.
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