Monthly Archives: July 2013

“For Love of the Screen” celebrates “Ernest T. Bass”

On a rare moment of channel-surfing the other night, I was halted by the whistle of THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW theme song. (Unfortunately, the TV show theme song is a lost art – which I will address in a later … Continue reading

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For Love Of The Screen: The Flip Wilson Show

OK, so I’m doing some cross pollinating with today’s “For Love Of The Screen” post with an excerpt from my memoir INFLUENTIA celebrating The Flip Wilson Show. “Don’t fight the feeling!” The Flip Wilson Show. 1970 – 1974 I was … Continue reading

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For Love Of The Screen: Phat Tracking Shots

Today “For Love of the Screen” celebrates phat tracking shots. For non-filmmakers, a tracking shot is where the camera moves along with one or more characters for a period of time to reveal several layers of information in a story … Continue reading

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My First Love of the Screen: Jim Kelly

Roberts Vaughn and Conrad had held a groovy crush around my heart for most of my elementary school preteen years. Each week, I begged my great-grandparents to stay up past 9:30 to see how these cute and cool men would … Continue reading

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