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Man Who Would Be King, The (1975) -- (Movie Clip) Your Lodge Brothers Christopher Plummer as correspondent Rudyard Kipling, the author inserted into the story by director John Huston, explains to an Indian colonial official (Jack May) why he’s helping arrested fellow Freemasons Carnehan and Dravot (Michael Caine, Sean Connery), in The Man Who Would Be King, 1975.
Man Who Would Be King, The (1975) -- (Movie Clip) Dear Me Alas By Jove Dravot (Sean Connery) and Carnehan (Michael Caine) have reached (imaginary) Kafiristan and saved members of one tribe from raiders of another, planning to be greeted as heroes, meeting Billy Fish (Saeed Jaffrey) and Oohta (Doghmi Larbi), in John Huston's The Man Who Would Be King, 1975.
Shampoo (1975) -- (Movie Clip) Don't Let The Steam Out George (Warren Beatty) has just finished doing a cut for former girlfriend Jackie (Julie Christie) and decides to get friendly when Lester (Jack Warden), her current lover and his potential financier, who presumes he's gay, turns up, Hal Ashby directing, in Shampoo, 1975.
Shampoo (1975) -- (Movie Clip) I'm A Star At the Beverly Hills salon where he works for Norman (Jay Robinson), hairdresser George (co-writer and producer Warren Beatty), aiming to start his own salon, juggles wealthy client/girlfriend Felicia (Lee Grant) and actual girlfriend Jill (Goldie Hawn), who may have an offer to work abroad, in Shampoo, 1975.
Shampoo (1975) -- (Movie Clip) Don't Let Me Drink Too Much Escorting his ex-paramour Jackie (Julie Christie), along with current girlfriend Jill (Goldie Hawn), who’s officially with director Johnny (Tony Bill), hairdresser George (producer and co-writer Warren Beatty) at a Beverly Hills Republican election night party, November 1968, Jack Warden as high-roller Lester, Jackie’s sugar-daddy, who thinks George is gay, in Shampoo, 1975.
Shampoo (1975) -- (Movie Clip) Somebody's Gonna Get Me Called away from another tryst elsewhere in LA, November 4, 1968, hair stylist George (co-writer and producer Warren Beatty) visits needy Jill (Goldie Hawn, her first scene) at her Laurel Canyon pad, in director Hal Ashby's Shampoo, 1975.
Front, The (1976) -- (Movie Clip) Make It A Firing Squad Howard (Woody Allen) enjoying the fruits of his work "fronting" for blacklisted writers, has a meeting with Delaney (Lloyd Gough) foiled, then arrives at the studio where Florence (Andrea Marcovicci) and Sussman (Herschel Bernardi) have an emergency, in The Front. 1977.
Bound For Glory (1976) -- (Movie Clip) 30 More Pickers For Today Famous shot from Bound For Glory, 1976, Hal Ashby directing David Carradine as folk singer Woody Guthrie, in a California labor camp, with pal Randy Quaid, the first use of a Steadicam in a major motion picture, by inventor and operator Garrett Brown.
Bound For Glory (1976) -- (Movie Clip) Fortune Teller Opening scene from director Hal Ashby, Woody Guthrie (David Carridine) and pals meet an inquisitive businessman (Beeson Carroll), in Pampa, Texas, 1936, in the bio-pic Bound For Glory, 1976.
Bound For Glory (1976) -- (Movie Clip) Union Maid Director Hal Ashby recreates the on-the-spot composition of the union anthemn Union Maid in a California labor camp, David Carradine as Woody Guthrie, Ronny Cox as colleague Ozark Bule, in Bound for Glory, 1976
Last Detail, The (1973) -- (Movie Clip) Give This Man A Beer! Entering a Washington, D.C. bar and determined to show their prisoner (Randy Quaid) a good time, navy cops Mulhall (Otis Young) and especially "Bad Ass" Buddusky (Jack Nicholson), in a profane tangle with the bartender (Don McGovern), in Hal Ashby's The Last Detail, 1973.
Last Detail, The (1973) -- (Movie Clip) Who'd He Kill? Summoned by the Master At Arms (Clifton James), cynical Navy shore patrolmen Bad-Ass (Jack Nicholson) and Mulhall (Otis Young) are briefed on their mission, opening Hal Ashby's The Last Detail, 1973, from Robert Towne's screenplay.