20th Century Fox: The First 50 Years VHS When Joe Schenck and Darryl F. Zanuck merged their Twentieth Century Pictures with William Fox's Fox Films in 1935, they created a Hollywood legend. This star-studded retrospective of the studio's first half-century, hosted by James Coburn, offers interviews with Alice Faye, Roddy McDowall, Debbie Reynolds, Julie Andrews and other Fox alumni, along with clips from such films as "Poor Little Rich Girl," "The Grapes of Wrath," "Laura," "Oklahoma!," "The Longest Day," "Cleopatra," "The Sound of Music" and more. 129 min. Steve McQueen: Man On The Edge VHS He went from reform schools to the top of the Hollyood heap, rebellious all the way. Here's the inside story of Steve McQueen, filled with clips from his greatest films and comments from his first wife, his children, Chuck Norris and Karl Malden. 60 min. The Rifleman, Vol. 3 VHS Includes "Day of the Hunter"; Martin Landau in "The Vaqueros"; "Knight Errant"; "The Long Goodbye" with Edgar Buchanan; and James Coburn and Ellen Corby in "High Country." Bonanza: A Rose For Lotta/The Truckee Strip VHS "A Rose For Lotta," Bonanza's first episode, features Yvonne DeCarlo as as a woman hired by a mining tycoon to help dupe the Cartwrights out of Ponderosa Timber rights. And the Cartwrights try to settle a feud with the Bishops in "The Truckee Strip," featuring James Coburn. Hey Folks, It's Intermission Time!, Vol. 6 VHS Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the snack bar, here come some wild intermission memories to make you laugh. There's some, um, scrumptious promos for Smithfield Barbeque, Peter Max-styled Pepsi commercials, a cavalcade of "Five Minutes 'Til Showtime" countdowns, an offer of a $50 reward for drive-in speaker swipers, James Coburn for Easter Seals and a promo with Richard Burton. 90 min. Winning At Slots & Video Poker VHS
The Magnificent Seven(1960) VHS Star-studded cowboy classic based on the Japanese favorite "The Seven Samurai." Gunslinger Yul Brynner, at the request of Mexican peasants, recruits a band of his fellow mercenaries (Charles Bronson, Horst Buchholz, James Coburn, Brad Dexter, Steve McQueen and Robert Vaughn) to defend their town from bandit Eli Wallach and his gang. Directed by John Sturges. 126 min. Hell Is For Heroes(1962) VHS An exhausted, outnumbered American infantry squad is charged with defending a frontline against the Germans in this top-notch WWII drama from director Don Siegel. Steve McQueen, Fess Parker, James Coburn, Bobby Darin, Nick Adams and Bob Newhart lead the company into battle. 90 min. Charade(1963) VHS Elegant Hitchcock-like thriller has Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn put through a maze of danger and suspense in Paris, as a group of men pursue Hepburn, thinking she knows the location of a cache of stolen gold. With Walter Matthau, James Coburn. 113 min. The Great Escape(1963) VHS One of the greatest war films ever made! Steve McQueen is unforgettable as "the Cooler King," leading Allied prisoners in a daring escape from a German POW camp. James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson, James Coburn also star in this superior effort, noted for McQueen's daring motorcycle jump and Elmer Bernstein's triumphant score. 172 min. The Americanization Of Emily(1964) VHS WWII-era London is the setting for this sly comedy starring James Garner as a U.S. Navy officer and professed coward whose cushy job as an ambassador's assistant lands him in the arms of war widow Julie Andrews...and possibly on the beaches of Normandy! Co-stars James Coburn, Melvyn Douglas; scripted by Paddy Chayefsky. 115 min. Major Dundee(1965) VHS Sprawling Western epic from director Sam Peckinpah featuring Charlton Heston as a rough-hewn Union officer heading across the Mexican border with a troop of outcasts in search of a tribe of Apache Indians responsible for raiding an Army outpost. Richard Harris, Jim Hutton, James Coburn, Senta Berger and Warren Oates co-star. 124 min. Our Man Flint(1966) VHS One of Hollywood's first and best "007" spoofs stars James Coburn as ace American agent Derek Flint of Z.O.W.I.E., out to foil a plot to control the world's weather. Lots of action, laughs, gorgeous women and a cigarette lighter with 83 secret weapons; Lee J. Cobb, Edward Mulhare co-star. 107 min. In Like Flint(1967) VHS Super-suave spy James Coburn returns, this time stopping the takeover of an armed space station by an all-girl criminal organization. Second entry in the James Bond send-up series also stars Lee J. Cobb, Andrew Duggan. 114 min. The President's Analyst(1967) VHS One of the best political satires on film, with James Coburn as the psychiatrist whose top secret sessions with the president are leading him to a nervous breakdown and making him a target for left- and right-wing assassins. With Godfrey Cambridge, Pat Harrington, Will Geer. 100 min. Waterhole No. 3(1967) VHS A trio of desperadoes hides a fortune in stolen gold in a desert waterhole and return, separately, years later to double cross each other and take it for themselves in a lighthearted Western adventure. James Coburn, Carroll O'Connor, Joan Blondell, James Whitmore, Bruce Dern. 95 min. Candy(1968) VHS The notorious best-seller by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg is brought to the screen in all of its satirically erotic, psychedelic glory, as naive and luscious teenager Ewa Aulin finds the road to sexual awakening is paved with kooks who want to seduce her. Among them are guru Marlon Brando, poet Richard Burton, general Walter Matthau, surgeon James Coburn, gardener Ringo Starr, hunchback Charles Aznavour, and even uncle John Astin (who also plays her father). Includes the original theatrical trailer. 124 min. Last Of The Mobile Hot Shots(1970) VHS Tennessee Williams' play "The Seven Descents of Myrtle" is turned into a controversial movie (rated "X" upon its release) starring James Coburn as an ailing Southern man who wants to acquire an heir. He chooses a TV actress floozy to bear his child, but things get complicated when she falls for his black half-brother. Lynn Redgrave, Robert Hooks co-star. 108 min. Sidney Lumet directs; Gore Vidal scripted. A Fistful Of Dynamite(1972) VHS Raucous saga of the Mexican revolution from Sergio Leone stars Rod Steiger as a peasant bandito conned into choosing sides by wily Irish gunrunner James Coburn. Don't pass on this great spaghetti actioner. AKA: "Duck, You Sucker." 138 min. Pat Garrett And Billy The Kid(1973) VHS Sam Peckinpah's violent, mystical Western saga focuses on the pursuit of outlaw Billy The Kid (Kris Kristofferson) by lawman Pat Garrett (James Coburn). Bob Dylan also stars and wrote the music. Jason Robards, Rita Coolidge. Uncut, 122-minute version. The Last Of Sheila(1973) VHS Witty, sophisticated mystery about an intricate game played out on board a luxury yacht to unravel the truth behind the death of Sheila, with Hollywood big shots as its players. Stars James Coburn, Raquel Welch, Dyan Cannon, James Mason, Richard Benjamin. Scripted by Stephen Sondheim and Anthony Perkins; directed by Herbert Ross. 119 min. Bite The Bullet(1975) VHS Rousing Western adventure about a grueling 600-mile horse race at the turn of the century. Colorful performances by Gene Hackman, Jan-Michael Vincent, Candice Bergen and Ben Johnson and non-stop action highlight this sagebrush saga. 131 min. Hard Times(1975) VHS Charles Bronson is a fierce bare-knuckle streetfighter, battling opponents in New Orleans during the 1930s. Fine period detail, smashing fight sequences and gritty direction by Walter Hill make this a memorable winner. With James Coburn, Jill Ireland. 97 min. Midway(1976) VHS Spectacular World War II drama of the events leading to the courageous battle of the Pacific. Breathtaking war footage and superb special effects, with a stellar cast, including Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, Glenn Ford and Robert Mitchum. 132 min. Cross Of Iron(1977) VHS Sam Peckinpah's only war film is a violent and compelling story set on the Russian front in 1943, where war-weary German sergeant James Coburn encounters Maximilian Schell, a Prussian officer out to get the coveted Iron Cross medal at any cost. James Mason, David Warner and Senta Berger also star in this action-packed epic. 129 min. Firepower(1979) VHS An all-star cast and stunning locales highlight this lightning-quick action thriller that finds a woman seeking revenge for the murder of her scientist husband by a ruthless drug ring. Sophia Loren, James Coburn, O.J. Simpson, Eli Wallach star. 104 min. Please note: Title is available only as a manufacturer's cut-out; though product is new, box has a minor cut on the upper flap. The Muppet Movie(1979) VHS Follow the fantastic, music-filled adventures of Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear as they travel across the country to seek fame and fortune in Hollywood. Miss Piggy, Scooter, Rowlf and all your Muppet favorites are on hand, as well as Steve Martin, Bob Hope, Richard Pryor, Charles Durning, Edgar Bergen, Mel Brooks and other human guests. 94 min. Loving Couples(1980) VHS A witty and comical look at marriage on the rocks in Southern California, as two bored couples decide that a switch or two might put the excitement back in their lives. Shirley MacLaine, James Coburn, Susan Sarandon and Stephen Collins star. 97 min. The Baltimore Bullet(1980) VHS There's fast-paced poolside action and ``Sting''-like antics when cue stick aces James Coburn and Bruce Boxleitner take on master Omar Sharif in this comedy/adventure. Co-stars Calvin Lockhart, Ronee Blakley. 103 min. This tape is previously viewed. Manufacturer: Magnetic Video. Box condition: B. Tape appearance: B. Looker(1981) VHS Women too beautiful to be real and the latest in hi-tech murder are the elements in Michael Crichton's sci-fi thriller. Plastic surgeon Albert Finney looks into the murder of top fashion models and finds a bizarre computerized conspiracy. With Susan Dey, Leigh Taylor-Young, James Coburn; look for Vanna White. 94 min. High Risk(1981) VHS Spirited actioner about four American pals who decide to take a chance and make one big score so they can take it easy for the rest of their lives. Their scheme involves stealing cash from an American-born drug lord in Colombia, but they must face one hazard after another in their quest. With James Brolin, James Coburn, Cleavon Little, Anthony Quinn. Cowboys Of The Saturday Matinee(1984) VHS A light-hearted look at Hollywood Westerns of the '30s and '40s, hosted by James Coburn. See sagebrush stars like John Wayne, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers and Buck Jones, plus learn how oater institutions like the sidekick and white and black hats came into being. 75 min. Martin's Day(1985) VHS Richard Harris stars as Martin, a loner looking to return to his childhood home. He kidnaps a young boy, also named Martin, and the pair discover friendship and humanity through each other. Action and human drama combine in this touching story; with Justin Henry, Lindsay Wagner, James Coburn and Karen Black. 99 min. Death Of A Soldier(1985) VHS An American soldier stationed in WWII Australia murders three women, and the Army lawyer assigned to his case finds that not only is he mentally unfit to stand trial, but the U.S. wants to use his case as a way to shore up shaky relations between the two countries. James Coburn, Reb Brown star. 93 min. This tape is previously viewed. Manufacturer: Key Video. Box condition: B. Tape appearance: B. Young Guns II(1990) VHS The Old West's meanest, wildest and hippest-looking outlaws are back behind, and under, the gun in the hit sequel. Emilio Estevez, as Billy the Kid, reunites with the surviving members of his band, but is it too late to save the Kid from sheriff Pat Garrett? Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, William Petersen and Christian Slater co-star; authentic frontier music by Bon Jovi. 103 min. Hudson Hawk(1991) VHS Globe-trotting action-comedy stars Bruce Willis as a famed former cat burglar drawn into stealing priceless Leonardo Da Vinci artifacts by a group of bizarre characters, who include a pair of neurotic millionaires, an undercover nun and an ex-CIA agent. Danny Aiello, Andie MacDowell, James Coburn, Richard E. Grant and Sandra Bernhard co-star in this wild, stunt-filled ride. 95 min. The Player(1992) VHS Scathing satire of contemporary Hollywood, scripted by Michael Tolkin from his novel and directed by Robert Altman, stars Tim Robbins as a hot shot studio executive attempting to find an angry screenwriter who has been sending him death threats. His search leads him into a world of romance, murder and "high-concept vehicles" for Julia Roberts and Bruce Willis. With Greta Scacchi, Whoopi Goldberg, Cynthia Stevenson, Lyle Lovett, Fred Ward and dozens of cameos. 123 min. Hugh Hefner: Once Upon A Time(1992) VHS In 1954 a 28-year-old publisher launched a magazine that sparked a nationwide sexual revolution and forever changed American popular culture. Now look back on the glamorous public side and stormy private life of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, from his conservative family background to the glamour of California's Playboy Mansion, in this engrossing and candid documentary. 91 min. Sister Act 2: Back In The Habit(1993) VHS After leading their choir to international acclaim, Whoopi Goldberg is asked by her singing sister pals to don the habit again in order to give choral lessons to delinquent kids in a San Francisco school. Can she avoid an evil administrator out to reveal her true identity and teach the kids respect and some new tunes in time for the all-state competition? Kathy Najimy, Maggie Smith co-star; with future hip hop star Lauryn Hill. 107 min. Bruce Lee: The Curse Of The Dragon(1993) VHS The true story of legendary martial arts star Bruce Lee, told with interviews from people who knew him, rare footage and exciting film clips. James Coburn, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Chuck Norris are among Lee's pupils and friends featured on this program that also delves into "The Dragon's" mysterious death and the fatal accident that killed his son, Brandon. 90 min. Deadfall(1993) VHS Erotic, atmospheric noir thriller starring Michael Biehn as a con man who teams with criminal uncle James Coburn and seedy right-hand man Nicolas Cage for a scam involving $2 million in diamonds. When Biehn falls for Cage's sexy but calculating girlfriend, desire leads to danger and murder. Sarah Trigger, Charlie Sheen and Peter Fonda co-star. 99 min. Maverick(1994) VHS Mel Gibson dons cowboy hat, boots and six-guns to play the roguish, sharp-shooting gambler inspired by the classic 1960s TV western. Along with sexy scam artist Jodie Foster and crafty sheriff James Garner (the TV series' Bret Maverick), Gibson enters a high-stakes riverboat poker game. James Coburn and Graham Greene co-star in Richard Donner's amiable sagebrush saga. 127 min. A Thousand Heroes(1994) VHS The incredible real-life drama of United Airlines Flight 232, a jumbo jet that left Denver for Chicago on July 19, 1989. Somewhere over the skies of Iowa, the plane's engines exploded, and miraculously, 200 passengers escaped the ensuing crash. Charlton Heston, Richard Thomas and James Coburn star. 95 min. The Set Up(1995) VHS Recently paroled security ace Billy Zane takes a job with a slick millionaire and constructs an impenetrable security system for a bank. But after getting involved with sultry Mia Sara and finding himself a prime suspect in a murder, his skills are put to the test when he's forced to rob the bank he just helped to secure. James Coburn and James Russo co-star. 95 min. The Avenging Angel(1995) VHS In this exciting historical adventure, Tom Berenger plays Miles Utley, a Mormon called on in childhood to protect religious leader Brigham Young. When he gets older, Utley finds his allegiance to Young questioned after he becomes the focus of a conspiracy plot. Charlton Heston co-stars as Young; with James Coburn. 99 min. The Nutty Professor(1996) VHS Eddie Murphy scores "big" laughs in this high-tech updating of the 1963 Jerry Lewis comedy. As good-natured but overweight college instructor Sherman Klump, Murphy concocts a reducing potion that transforms him into the svelte, hip and self-absorbed Buddy Love. Which of Murphy's alter egos will survive to win the hand of love interest Jada Pinkett? With James Coburn, Larry Miller. 96 min. The Cherokee Kid (Spanish Subtitled Version)(1996) VHS In English with Spanish subtitles. Eraser (Spanish Subtitled Version)(1996) VHS In English with Spanish subtitles. Eraser(1996) VHS In this powerhouse actioner, Arnold Schwarzenegger is a no-nonsense government agent who "wipes out" the pasts of federal witnesses. When a woman working for a powerful arms company decides to blow the whistle on her associates' dirty dealings, Arnold protects her--and uncovers a deadly conspiracy in the process. With Vanessa L. Williams, James Caan and Robert Pastorelli. 115 min. The Cherokee Kid(1996) VHS Action and laughs mix in this frontier tale starring Sinbad as a young man who straps on the six-irons and sets out for revenge against his parents' killers...just as soon as he learns how to shoot a gun. Helping the Kid along the way are frontiersman Burt Reynolds, Mexican rebel A Martinez, and bank robber Ernie Hudson. With James Coburn, Gregory Hines. 89 min. Keys To Tulsa(1997) VHS Returning to his hometown of Tulsa to try to make amends with the people from his past, drifter Eric Stoltz finds that past coming back to haunt him when a reunion with former lover Deborah Kara Unger, now married to low-life James Spader, gets him mixed up in a dangerous blackmail scheme. Compelling, suspenseful drama also stars Cameron Diaz, Michael Rooker, James Coburn. Uncut, unrated version; 116 min. The Second Civil War(1997) VHS When Idaho governor Beau Bridges refuses to let a group of immigrant orphans settle in his state, a battle of wills with U.S. president Phil Hartman is launched that, fueled by presidential advisors, lobbyists and the media, threatens to turn into a national crisis. Sharply funny satire from director Joe Dante and producer Barry Levinson also stars Elizabeth Pena, James Coburn, Denis Leary. 96 min. Affliction(1998) VHS Writer/director Paul Schrader's absorbing drama stars Nick Nolte as an emotionally scarred and embittered sheriff, the only law in a small New Hampshire town, who sees his investigation of a wealthy man's death during a hunting trip as a chance to prove himself to his family and community. James Coburn won a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award as Nolte's drunken, abusive father; with Sissy Spacek, Willem Dafoe, Mary Beth Hurt. Payback(1999) VHS Based on the same Richard Stark novel that inspired 1967's "Point Blank," this stylish mob actioner stars Mel Gibson as a career criminal double-crossed and left for dead by his partner as well as his wife. Out for both revenge and his $70,000 share of the loot, Gibson goes up against a crime syndicate, crooked cops and Chinese gangsters to claim what's his. Kris Kristofferson, Maria Bello, Gregg Henry, James Coburn and Lucy Liu also star. 101 min. Noah's Ark(1999) VHS The sins of mankind and the wrath of God lead to a worldwide deluge, and only the pious Noah, his family, and history's biggest floating zoo escape the devastation, in this dramatic (if somewhat liberal) depiction of the Old Testament story. Jon Voight plays Noah, with Mary Steenburgen as wife Naamah. James Coburn, Carol Kane, and F. Murray Abraham as Lot also star. 140 min. Dean Koontz's Mr. Murder(1999) VHS Dean Koontz's diabolical thriller is brought to life, as Stephen Baldwin plays a novelist who unknowingly becomes part of an experiment after a genetically manufactured clone is produced from his blood. Seven years after the experiment, the writer learns of the clone--and that it's trained to destroy his family. With Thomas Haden Church, Julie Warner, James Coburn. 132 min. Proximity(2000) VHS Intense prison drama with Rob Lowe as an inmate serving time for vehicular homicide who is targeted for murder by a group of vigilante guards out to lower the prison population. Lowe pulls off a daring escape, but finds himself pursued by the guards, led by James Coburn. With Mitchell Fields, Sonya A. Avakian. 85 min. Deep Water(2000) VHS When a group of special Navy operatives is assigned to keep an eye on a VIP's daughter who is taking a cruise, they didn't know how tough the assignment would turn out to be. First, a band of terrorists takes over the ship, then a nuclear warhead is detonated, creating a tidal wave that capsizes the vessel. James Coburn, Costas Mandylor and Finola Hughes star. AKA: "Intrepid." 101 min. Missing Pieces(2000) VHS James Coburn and Paul Kersey are a father and son torn apart by Kersey's involvement in an auto accident years earlier that claimed his mother's life. When his son is murdered, Coburn must overcome years of bitterness as he seeks to bring the killer to justice in this compelling "Hallmark Hall of Fame" tale. Lisa Zane co-stars. 99 min. Monsters, Inc.(2001) VHS From Pixar, the people who gave you the "Toy Story" movies and "A Bug's Life," comes this computer-animated wonder set in a hidden world of monsters and focusing on the hairy Sulley (voiced by John Goodman) and his eyeball associate Mike (Billy Crystal), utility workers who scare kids in order to capture their energy. There's major trouble when Boo, a cute little girl, wanders into the creatures' domain and, at the same time, Sulley's reign as scare champ is threatened by the lizard-like Randall Boggs (Steve Buscemi). James Coburn, Jennifer Tilly also provide voices. Special video edition includes the Pixar shorts "Mike's New Car" and "For the Birds" and other bonus features. 93 min. Snow Dogs(2002) VHS In this exciting, good-natured family adventure, Miami dentist Cuba Gooding, Jr. heads to Alaska to claim his inheritance from his birth mother. What he's willed is her team of sled dogs and property. Instead of heading back to sunny Florida, Gooding decides to race the canines in the Arctic Challenge race, where he faces mountain man James Coburn, who wants custody of the pooches. 99 min.