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Kit Parker Films @40 (Part 1)

My fascination with films began with the Pincushion Man. When I was young, everyone watched movies in the theatre or on television.  That’s it…no DVD, Cable TV, Satellite, and YouTube; in fact, no digital anything.   Home movie enthusiasts watched home movies … Continue reading

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Dark Night of the Scarecrow wins a 2011 Reaper Award!

VCI Entertainment is excited to announce that DARK NIGHT OF THE SCARECROW won a 2011 Reaper Award for Best Title From the Vault (Catalog Title).  VCI would like to thank all the fans who took the time to vote for us in the … Continue reading

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s Desk – The Art of Editing.

The Art of Editing: is new technology hindering quality as it enhances our ability to deliver more, faster? When I started out in the Film and Video industry almost 15 years ago, I had a wonderful video producer, who patiently … Continue reading

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Distinctive Voices

Have you ever sat down in your study or TV room settling in to do some work and just flipped on the television for a little background noise? Maybe even landing on Turner Classic Movies where I find myself quite … Continue reading

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Friends I Miss: Bill F. Blair – Founder of VCI Entertainment

BILL F. BLAIR (1930-2006) Bill Blair was more than a film buff, he was a film nut. Unlike my other two “Film Friends I Miss,” Bill never wrote an autobiography.  He was modest, so it would have been out of … Continue reading

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Tom Weaver, “bombproof”

“Bombproof,” in equestrian jargon, is a horse that can be put into any situation, remain calm, and persevere until the job is done perfectly. Author Tom Weaver is just that way with interviews.  The ones he’s conducted with horror movie … Continue reading

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Before Roger Corman…there was Robert L. Lippert

LIPPERT PICTURES – The First Incarnation (1945-1956) Producer/Exhibitor Robert L. Lippert’s low-budget productions are sometimes called Grade “C.”  Personally, I’ve never seen one below “B-,” and in fairness, he did put out some “B+,” “nervous A,” and who can call … Continue reading

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