The ultimate glam couple of the Swinging Sixties was undoubtedly Burton and
Taylor. Their scandalous love affair swept the continents during the making of Cleopatra.
Burton may have been cast as Marc Antony, but to the cuckolded Eddie Fisher, he might well have
been born to play Brutus. Burton took method acting to the extreme by wooing his onscreen lover
Elizabeth Taylor into the forbidden love affair of the decade - all the while her hubby Eddie was
joining unit publicists in assuring the world there was no truth to these insulting rumors. This,
despite the fact that the Burton trailer kept-a-rockin' and no one was to come a-knockin' in between
AT LAST - A MAGAZINE DEVOTED TO THE CLASSIC AND CULT FILMS OF THE 1960's AND 1970's
"CINEMA RETRO IS A MUST FOR FANS OF MOVIES OF THE 1960S AND 1970S- AND
THEY DIDN'T HAVE TO PAY ME TO SAY THAT!"- Sir Roger Moore,
Fed up with reading those glossy film magazines, which contain endless pages
of advertising for DVDs and promote the latest product placement-infested film
appearing at a cinema near you?
Do you remember the days when cinemas showed 'Double Bill'
programmes, Road Show films with intermissions, and sold souvenir brochures?
Do you long for those
days when you could read great film magazines like ABC Film Review, Photoplay and
you must remember that the 60's and 70's were probably the greatest period ever
for the film industry - an era that brought the cinemagoer a choice of several
classic movies released every week, film posters that were works of art, and
ice cream usherettes that brought your ice pop to your seat - and wore stockings
was a wonderful period in cinema history, and Dave Worrall and Lee Pfeiffer,
authors of the best-selling book The Essential James Bond and The
Great Fox War Movies have brought those memories back and recreated some
of those fabulous publications that we all still long for.
CINEMA RETRO: the Essential Guide to Cult and Classic
Movies is a new 64-page full colour magazine devoted to those great films of the 60's and 70's
(but we will probably be tempted to delve into the archives from the 40s and 50s too!). Every
photo-packed issue features:
major in-depth look at a classic film or film
Cinema sirens and hunks: photos of those delicious sexy actresses and actors whom we
all long to see again.
Reproductions of some of the greatest movie poster art of all
Exclusive interviews with actors, producers and directors from films of this
Coverage of classic and cult films such as the James Bond series, The Man From
U.N.C.L.E., Batman, spaghetti westerns, Hammer horror, Tony Rome, Jaws, Bullitt, The Getaway,
Witchfinder General, Where Eagles Dare, The Wild Geese, he Wild Bunch, Hitchcock thrillers, John
Wayne and Clint Eastwood westerns, and much more
An international team of film scholars and
journalists brining you classic movie news and articles from around the globe.
Sir Roger Moore, Michael Winner, David McCallum, Cliff Robertson,
Patricia Neal, Ronald Neame, Richard Johnson, Christopher Lee, Robert Vaughn, Eli Wallach, Don Knotts,
Karen Black, Euan Lloyd, Jeremy Slate, Sir Ken Adam, Richard Kiel, Caroline Munro, Madeline Smith,
Luciana Paluzzi, Barbara Bouchet, Hugh Hefner, William Shatner, and many more! No other film magazine
allows you to relive these great films through the words of the people who actually made them.
Each issue will be a
limited edition collector's item- published in England but available worldwide. This is not an
amateur fan magazine. Rather, it is written by recognised writers in the field of film criticism as well
as from the vantage point of the actors, producers, directors and technicians who were a part of this
wonderful era of film making. To ensure you receive each issue of this magazine, you must be a
subscriber. Cinema Retro is a premium-priced magazine designed for readers who take their moves
seriously. You will not find the latest film news, gossip or rumours. You will find insightful and fun
articles regarding classic and cult movies, in-depth interviews and some of the rarest photos
So, if you have a
passion for films like - The Great Escape, Psycho, The Devils Brigade, Get Carter, Zulu, Where Eagles
Dare, The Magnificent Seven, Play Misty For Me, Our Man Flint, Von Ryan's Express, 100 Rifles, A Fistful
of Dollars, The Carry On comedies, Ice Station Zebra, It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, Kelly's Heroes,
the films of Hammer, Norman Wisdom comedies, The Professionals, The Dirty Dozen, Cinerama, The
Eagle Has Landed, - get our drift? - Then why not join the growing band of film buffs who, at long
last, have decided - no, demanded- they can at long last read a publication devoted to their passion -
great classic films from the 60s and 70s. And if there's a favourite film you would like to see featured
or would like to supply an article about, then we want to hear from you too!
If you want to enjoy
your cinema of the past you need to join us in the future!
Our 'Wild Bunch'... CHRISTOPHER LEE, RICHARD KIEL, RAYMOND BENSON, CAROLINE MUNRO, LEE PFEIFFER, JON
HEITLAND, DAVE WORRALL, GARETH OWEN, TOM LISANTI, DAVID SAVAGE, MATTHEW FIELD, TIM GREAVES, JAZ WISEMAN, MARK CERULLI, ROBERT
FAIRCLOUGH, MICHAEL SIEGEL, DARREN ALLISON, GARY GIBLIN, MARTIN GAINSFORD, ROGER NASH, LAURENT PERRIOT,
PETER S. HAIGH, ROBERT SELLERS, STEPHEN J. SPIGNESI, MICHAEL LEWIS, BILL DUELLY, JEROME WYBON, TONY
EARNSHAW, MICHAEL DAINARD, DEAN BRIERLY, CHRISTIAN H.THOMPSON, VIC ARMSTRONG, MADELINE SMITH, STEVE SARAGOSSI
Lisanti is the author of five books on Sixties Cinema.His latest two releases are Glamour Girls in Sixties Hollywood and Hollywood Surf and Beach Movies: The First
Wave, 1959-1969.Among his
interviewees are such Sixties cult movie actors as Carol Lynley, Pamela Tiffin,
Aron Kincaid, Francine York, Jody McCrea, Lana Wood, Diane McBain, Chris Noel
and Peter Brown. Tom credits his fascination with film to frequent family
outings to the drive-in and ABC-TV’s 4:30 Movie, which introduced him to the
groovy world of beach movies, biker flicks, Elvis musicals and spy spoofs.He has done readings and book signings at
various film conventions and has made appearances on such chat shows as Talking Television with David White, Connie
Martinson Talks Books, and Acting 101.He is currently co-writing with former
Sixties starlet Gail Gerber her memoir about her life with hipster
author/screenwriter Terry Southern due for release in 2009.For more information on Tom and his books,
visit his web site www.sixtiescinema.com
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