Anyone seen Boardwalk, a 1979 American drama?

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Anyone seen Boardwalk, a 1979 American drama?

Postby Cochese » Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:07 pm

Boardwalk is a 1979 American drama film written by Stephen Verona and Leigh Chapman and directed by Verona. It stars Ruth Gordon, Lee Strasberg and Janet Leigh.

The film is about the Rosen family and their struggle with a gang terrorizing their Coney Island neighborhood. It was filmed on location at numerous spots in New York city, including the famous but now defunct Dubrow's Cafeteria.
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Re: Anyone seen Boardwalk, a 1979 American drama?

Postby Godfather » Tue Jan 31, 2012 2:03 am

Nope, never heard of it. Any clips on youtube or someplace?
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Re: Anyone seen Boardwalk, a 1979 American drama?

Postby Cochese » Tue Jan 31, 2012 10:28 am

Nope, not a dickie bird
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Re: Anyone seen Boardwalk, a 1979 American drama?

Postby Swan27 » Wed Mar 28, 2012 6:20 am

nothing at all?? what about not on youtube?
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Re: Anyone seen Boardwalk, a 1979 American drama?

Postby Cochese » Wed Mar 28, 2012 6:24 am

I couldn't find anything. It's seems to be even more obscure than The Warriors.
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Re: Anyone seen Boardwalk, a 1979 American drama?

Postby 4nik8 » Mon Apr 16, 2012 4:57 pm

Looks like it's not yet been released on DVD

Here's the IMDB link:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0078886/
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Re: Anyone seen Boardwalk, a 1979 American drama?

Postby Scurvy Dog » Mon Apr 16, 2012 5:27 pm

Great flick, and highly underrated. I remember HBO used to air this movie all the time around 1979-80. I was around 9 years old when I saw it, and was kind of scared of the gangs that harrassed the elderly people in this movie. But scared in a good way, the kind that made you want to watch it and see how it would turn out.
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Re: Anyone seen Boardwalk, a 1979 American drama?

Postby 4nik8 » Mon Apr 16, 2012 10:31 pm

You had HBO back in 79-80?

They only broadcast for 9 hours a a day back then, and were still known as Home Box Office!
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Re: Anyone seen Boardwalk, a 1979 American drama?

Postby Scurvy Dog » Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:28 pm

4nik8 wrote:You had HBO back in 79-80?

They only broadcast for 9 hours a a day back then, and were still known as Home Box Office!


Yes we did, here in Nowhere, Minnesota. The best thing about Home Box Office was the obscure film shorts they'd sometimes show between films, or "Video Jukebox", where they'd play early music videos, before there was Night Flight or MTV. Speaking of which, our cable company somehow couldn't manage to get MTV here until around 1984-85.
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Re: Anyone seen Boardwalk, a 1979 American drama?

Postby the lady warrior » Thu May 10, 2012 8:53 pm

never saw this movie before at all but im defo up for watching it. i love cult movies so much. anyways thanks for this boppers, adios x 8-)
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