Freebie and the Bean (1974) – Daily Movie Wallpaper – James Caan & Alan Arkin

The Daily Movie Wallpaper
Friday, November 6, 2009

SURPRISE #1

As promised there would be some surprises and diversions to celebrate other films of Richard Rush. Today marks the first of these surprises with a film image so cool it might just be the single coolest one anyone has posted for 2009. If you love this film like I do then this image of James Caan and Alan Arkin is volume 11!

Caption:
A FIRST FOR ARKIN: Warner Bros.
‘ “Freebie and the Bean” provides Alan Arkin, shown here with co-star James Caan, his first opportunity as a two-fisted action star. The outrageous comedy was produced and directed by Richard Rush from a screenplay by Robert Kaufman.

A Month Long Celebration of Psych-Out (1968) at CID: November 2009

Each day in November of 2009 at CID we will be celebrating Richard Rush cinema one still at a time with his 1968 film, Psych-Out, along the way with added surprises.

I’d love to know what is your favorite Richard Rush film!?! Tweet what it is on Twitter with the following hashtag of #richardrush.

For fans of this film be sure and pick up Gary Kent’s new book, Shadows and Light, Journeys With Outlaws In Revolutionary Hollywood (details).

If you like this film and want to see other great films that have been reborn through Lars and Weird Wednesday, be sure to get out to this weekly series each Wednesday (info). In particular this month is the screening of Sam Peckinpah’s, BRING ME THE HEAD OF ALFREDO GARCIA.

Related Coverage:
::: Previous Movie Wallpaper
::: Lars Writeup for Weird Wednesday

Month Long Celebration:
::: 11/06 – Surprise #1: Freebie and the Bean
::: 11/05 – Jenny Davis in Love…
::: 11/04 – Warren, Stoney & Ben
::: 11/03 – Bruce Dern is The Seeker
::: 11/02 – Elwood, Jenny & Stoney
::: 11/01 – Jenny Davis in Classic Film Pose
::: Announcement

Image Source:
Official still that was used in the original USA release of the film.

Related Links:
::: IMDb Profile

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