Lee Marvin Month – February 2009
Lee Marvin not only gave out acting advice to fellow stars, as shown here he also gave it out to prisoners. Interesting if you check out the chalkboard in this picture and some of the items diagrammed out: “Practice Makes Perfect.” As promised this month long celebration of Lee Marvin will feature several rare and candid images of him both on and off the screen.
Details of this still:
SAN QUENTIN, CALIFORNIA, MARCH 11 – DRAMA AT PRISON – Actor Lee Marvin, center, listens and answers questions by inmates at the San Quentin Prison today as the inmates began rehearsal of the play “People Need People,” an adaptation of the television play of the same name in which Marvin starred. It is the first play that the prisoners have done in the form of an adaptation of a television play. In the background are some of the persons connected with the original play that accompanied Marvin to San Quentin to give the inmates some tips from the pros.
Lee Marvin Month! – February 2009 (Archive):
::: February 2 – The Professionals (1966)
::: February 1 – Lee Marvin Portrait #1 (San Quentin – Drama at Prison)
::: February 1 – The Dirty Dozen (1967)
::: Preview – The Virginian (1962)
About Lee Marvin Month:
Lee Marvin fans rejoice with the month long celebration, immersion and exploration of his work here at Cinema is Dope. This series will take place in February 2009 and will highlight the career of Lee Marvin from cinema to television to real life. Pictures will be of him kicking ass, fighting, drinking, smiling, displaying his trademark scowl and more. Rest assure lots and lots and lots of rare images from both is work and personal life will be on display.
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If you’re interested in learning more about Lee Marvin, I highly recommend the following Cinema is Dope book pick for February 2009, MARVIN – The Story of Lee Marvin by Donald Zec.
Additionally fans of Lee Marvin cinema will want to pick up this amazing Point Blank poster from Mondo Tees!
As always when in Austin, Texas, be sure to check out Weird Wednesday (January/February 2009 lineup). Previous titles screened include Point Blank.
My current favorite restaurant in Austin is Kyoto Japanese Restaurant. Sushi rolls recommended are their Longhorn and Godzilla rolls. If you’re in a hurry sitting at the sushi bar is recommended. Be sure to tell them CinemaisDope.com sent you if you visit.
Official still taken at the time of this event.
::: IMDb Profile
Coming Soon – March 2009 @ Cinema is Dope will feature a month long look at the Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF).
Previous Monthly Highlights:
::: Japanese Poster Appreciation Month Preview – January 2009